Application of this privacy statement

This privacy statement applies only to the website and not to any websites or materials to which provides a link.

Use and disclosure of personal information only requests you to provide personal information for the purposes of responding to your feedback. The purpose for collecting personal information is to provide feedback and answer queries that you have in respect of a particular site or the information you are trying to obtain and will only use and/or disclose the information for these purposes. It is possible to provide feedback without providing your personal information although if you do this, we are unable to respond to you about your feedback or your query.

Personal information that is collected by will be used by and disclosed to Victorian Government employees or contractors whose duties require them to use it. Such employees and contractors are required to protect and handle your personal information in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic).

Access to and correction of personal information

You may request access to any personal information that may have collected about you. Also, you may request correction of your personal information if you can establish that it is not accurate, complete or up-to-date.

The manager,, may be contacted about access to, and correction of, personal information collected by or for any questions or concerns you may have arising out of this privacy statement.

Should you wish to gain access to, or correction of, your personal information held by the Office please contact us by emailing

Collection of personal information

It is intended that can be used anonymously.

However, for some functions of the collection of personal information is necessary or unavoidable.

You will know if is collecting personal information from you because you will be requested to provide it. There are two exceptions to this.

The first exception is where someone else provides with your personal information. cannot prevent this. However, you are entitled to access and correct any personal information about you collected by

The second exception is where collects statistics using software techniques such as web server log file analysis, clickstream data, cookies and web beacons. For an explanation of these techniques, and how they are used on, see Web measurement services used by Such statistics may qualify as personal information under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic). However, these statistics are not used to identify individual users of

Internet use risk


This website contains hyperlinks to pages contained on external government and non-government websites (third party websites). Unless otherwise indicated,

  • does not endorse or authorise the content of any third party website
  • is not affiliated or associated with the owner or operator of any third party website; and
  • assumes no responsibility or liability for the condition or content of any third party website or for the operation or function of any service or facility offered on any third party website.

You should be aware that if you access another website through a link we provide, you are subject to the privacy policy of that website.

Web measurement service used by currently uses one web measurement service provider. This is Google Analytics.

Google analytics – use of cookies

Google Analytics uses a first-party cookie and JavaScript code to collect information about visitors to Google Analytics anonymously tracks how our visitors interact with this website, including where they came from, what they did on the site, and whether they completed any transactions on the site such as newsletter registration. Please also read the Google Privacy Policy.

How to opt out or disable cookies

Cookies used by are enabled by default because of their integration into the website. If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer, you can disable them using your web browser. You will need to customise each web browser you use to turn off cookie tracking.

Google have also provided the 'Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On' utility for the following web browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera

If you want to prevent your browsing data from being collected by Google Analytics, please install the relevant add on for your browser.

If you opt out of using cookies, you will still have access to all information and resources at

Data collection

While the anonymous statistical data collects may be aggregated and used in broader statistical analysis by the State of Victoria, at no time can we personally identify you as the source of that data.

Social media websites and applications

In addition to, The Office of the Governor uses social media websites to share information and to engage with the public. For example, embeds a Twitter feed listing tweets from the Governor on our home page. Our intention is to provide a seamless visitor experience to enhance our website visitor's ability to access information and communicate with the Office of the Governor.

Some social media websites and applications may make personally identifiable information available to the public. will not collect, maintain, use, or share any personally identifiable information that becomes available through the use of social media websites or applications.

Please be aware that privacy policies provided by social media websites may not be the same as the privacy policy described here.

Also, we advise that personally identifiable information or other information you share via social media or applications may be accessible by non-government third parties.