Council has an obligation to protect the privacy of site users. This statement describes what information is collected, and why.

Thank you for visiting the Inner West Council website and reviewing our privacy statement, provided in accordance with the Guidelines for Government Websites issued by the Australian Privacy Commissioner. Inner West Council respects and protects the privacy of users. This statement tells you how we collect information and how we use it.

Statistical information

If you visit the Inner West Council site to read or download information, the following will be recorded for statistical purposes:

  • Your server's address
  • The name of the top level domain from which you access the Internet (eg: .gov, .com, .edu, .org,.au, .nz etc)
  • The type of browser you use
  • The date and time you accessed the site
  • The pages you accessed and the pages you downloaded. The previous Internet address from which you linked directly to our site
  • The Internet address to which you link directly from our site

The above information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, discover what information is most and least used, determine technical design specifications, and help us make our site more useful to visitors.

Contacting Inner West Council by email

Your email address will only be recorded by Inner West Council when you choose to send us a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list. We will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it without your consent.

Subscribe and unsubscribe e-mail service

The Inner West Council website offers a subscribe and unsubscribe e-mail service for those people who wish to receive Inner West Council e-news and other updates via e-mail. When you subscribe to this service, your e-mail address and, as an option, your name is added to a database. This information is used only to provide the service and will not be used for any other purpose, and it will not be disclosed without your consent.

Links to other sites

This site contains links to other sites. Inner West Council is not responsible for the privacy practice or the content of such websites.

Privacy collection statement for applications and service requests

Any information you supply when lodging an application or a request for service is information that can be made publicly available.

The supply of information is voluntary. If you do not provide all details requested, Council may be unable to respond to or process your application or request.

The details you provide are stored at Council offices and are not made publicly available unless there is an overriding public interest to do so under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) and in accordance with section 18(1)(b) of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW).

For more information about your privacy, please refer to Council's Privacy Management Plan or contact

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Page last updated: 12 Mar 2019