This privacy statement applies to your interactions with Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority’s website and other online and digital communication channels, including social media. This statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices which are set out in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (external site). The Information Privacy Principles (1-3) of this Act regulate the collection of personal information.
We are committed to the protection of your privacy in accordance with the Australian Information Commissioner's Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Websites (external site). These guidelines outline the requirements for transparent collection, appropriate and ethical use and secure storage of personal information. Our aim is to provide an online environment which will ensure the information you provide to us is handled in a secure, efficient and confidential manner.
The type and manner of information collected depends on which online channel, website or application you are using. Further information on the personal information collected by the APVMA, how it is collected, the purpose of collection, and any usual disclosure is provided below.