Information about privacy - what information we collect and why.
What information do we collect?
There are 3 main ways that we may collect personal information from you:
1. Requests to provide information
In most circumstances, you will know if we are collecting personal information from you because you will be requested to provide it. For instance, if you submit a form to contact us through the website, we will ask you to provide your name and email address.
2. Automatic collection through the website
Some personal information is automatically collected as a result of your visit to our website. This information is collected using software techniques such as web server log file analysis, cookies and web beacons.
3. Automatic collection by third-party software vendors
We use some third party software that collects information about your interaction with our website.
When you visit our website, your web browser automatically sends certain information to these software providers.
Automatic collection through the website
We use first-party cookies to collect information about visitors to this website. We use these to track 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.
If you don't want 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.
If you opt-out of using cookies, you will still have access to all the information and resources provided by this website, though some features may not work as expected.
Automatic collection by third-party software vendors
This website uses several online tools to measure website use, which are provided by third party software vendors. We use these tools to help us make our site better.
We use software by third parties, including:
- Google Analytics
For further information on how these third-party software vendors handle your personal information, please review their privacy policies. Personal information may be provided to third parties when accessing this website. Information that may be shared to third parties includes:
- network location and IP address
- the date and time of your visit to our website
- the types of web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari) and operating system (e.g. Windows 10, Mac OS X etc.) you are using
- Referring site details (such as the URL that you came through to arrive at our website)
- Page visited and the time spent on each page
- Documents downloaded and search terms used
- The forms accessed on our website
- Personal identifiable information
- Unique device identifier
- Cookies and data about which page you visited
- Device information, hardware model, operating system information, app version, app usage, debugging information, browser information
- Geo-location information (if enabled by user)
- May assign a unique user identifier
All of the third-party software vendors we use on this website comply with the PDP Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation within the European Union.
Third-party software vendors may alter how they collect and handle personal information at any time.
Social media collection
If you use your Facebook or other social networking sites ("SNS") account information to log in and/or authenticate with this website, a unique user ID provided by your SNS will be collected and stored. To log in and/or authenticate with a SNSs, such as Facebook, on this website, you must use your account credentials (typically username and password) for your SNS. Your SNS will provide Everi with a unique user ID which Everi can use to identify you on this website. Everi will retain this user ID, keep it private and use it to identify you and enable your access to features on this website.
Links to other websites
This website contains links to other websites. DIF is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave this website to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal information.
Updating your personal information
Access and control over personal information on this website is readily available through the profile editing tools. You may modify or delete any of your profile information at any time by logging into your account. Information will be updated immediately. Individuals who wish to cancel their website account may do so at any time. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to you.
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure to the extent that all reasonable efforts are made to prevent unauthorised access to any such data held by Everi. Only authorised employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. Everi does not keep any details of your credit card or banking information even if you use the Everi website to link with other websites that require such information for booking or purchase purposes.
Everi does not provide for the secure transmission of information across the internet. Users should be aware that there are risks associated with transmitting information across the internet and any information they provide or share with any individual or organisation could be used for purposes other than for which such sharing was originally intended.
The content of this Victorian Government website is provided for information purposes only. No claim is made as to the accuracy or currency of the content on this site at any time. The Victorian Government and this agency (Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions) do not accept any liability to any person for the information or advice (or the use of such information or advice) which is provided on this website or incorporated into it by reference. No responsibility is taken for any information or services that may appear on any linked websites.