When you visit the website information is logged with our Internet Service Provider (ISP). The purpose of this logging is to manage website content. The following information is included as part of the logging process
- your IP address
- your top level domain name (for example .net, .gov, .au, .com, etc)
- the date and time you visited the site
- pages accessed and documents which were downloaded
- the type of browser you are using.
The site also retains the e-mail address of people who send e-mails through the Online Customer Request Form for the purpose of sending a response.
Information collected via the website including email addresses are stored in a secure area within the site and will not be used for any other purpose, nor disclosed to a third party without your consent.
A ‘cookie’ is a packet of information that allows the server (the computer that houses the web site) to identify and interact more effectively with your computer.
When you access the website we may send you a cookie file that gives you a unique identification number. A different identification number is sent each time you use our web site. Cookies do not identify you as an individual person however they do identify the web browser you are using and your Internet Service Provider (ISP). You can if you wish reject these files by adjusting your security options in your web browser. (Please refer to the help section within your web browser program for information on how to do this). Please be aware that if you do choose to reject all cookie files you may experience some difficulty in accessing parts of the website.
Links to other web sites
The web site contains links to non City of Onkaparinga web sites. These links are provided for your convenience but please be aware that the information handling practices of these websites may differ from that of the City of Onkaparinga.