Disclaimer and Privacy

Display of Information

Quilpie Shire Council takes care in the presentation of its website and every effort is made to make the website as accessible as possible for the general public. However please note for best results when viewing this website the latest version of your Internet web browser is recommended. Some older versions may change or restrict your ability to view the website in its entirety.

Disclaimer

This site is intended to provide general information only.

Although Quilpie Shire Council takes care in producing the content for its websites, it does not guarantee that the information on the site is accurate, complete, or current, or that the data on the site is free from defects or malicious code such as viruses.

Council does not accept any responsibility to you if you incur any loss or damage (however it was caused) in connection with the use of this site or any website linked to this site.

Council has provided links to other sites (including commercial sites) for the convenience of visitors. However Council is not responsible for, nor specifically endorses or supports the content or services that may be offered by these sites nor warrants the accuracy of any information found through those links. Please direct concerns regarding these sites to the authors of the respective sites.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

The information contained within this website is the property of Quilpie Shire Council. Information may be downloaded, displayed, printed and copied in an unaltered form only. It is not to be distributed or used for commercial purposes without the written permission of the Chief Executive Officer of Quilpie Shire Council. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, all other rights are reserved.

Privacy

The following information forms part of the Terms and Conditions of using Quilpie Shire Council’s websites and by accessing Council’s websites you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

Quilpie Shire Council is committed to protecting user privacy. We understand and appreciate that visitors and users of this website are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of any information that may be provided to Council.

Council has created this privacy statement to demonstrate its commitment to protecting personal privacy. This privacy statement applies to all users who access this website.

Collection of personal information

Visitors to our website are not required to disclose personal information. Quilpie Shire Council will only record your personal details in the event that you voluntarily and personally supply your information to us, for example by contacting us via email or submitting an online form on this website.

Your details will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided them and will not be added to any mailing lists without your prior consent. We will not use, disclose or distribute your details to any other source, without your prior written consent.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file stored by the web browser software on your computer. Cookies may be used when accessing certain areas of this website. The use of cookies allows information to be transmitted between pages within this website and the cookies used do not contain any personally identifiable information. 

Statistical information

When you view the Quilpie Shire Council website, our web server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:

  • your server (IP) address;
  • the type of browser and operating system used;
  • the date and time of your visit;
  • the previous site visited;
  • the pages accessed and the files downloaded; and
  • the site overall.

Quilpie Shire Council will not make any attempt to use these statistics to identify individual users or their browsing activities. However, in the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our log files.

We may also record search terms that you enter when using this website’s search engine. These search terms are used to gauge what information is commonly sought and to improve the services that we provide. This information is not associated with any other information that we collect.

Security of information

Your personal information is protected by law. These laws prohibit any person from accessing, using or disclosing any personal information except in the performance of their duties or in specific circumstances permitted by these laws. There are severe penalties for breaking these provisions.

While we provide a secure and reliable system, this site does not provide facilities for the secure transmission of information across the Internet. Users should be aware that there are inherent risks associated with the transmission of information across the Internet, and that use of the contact facilities provided through this website is at the risk of the user.