This online Privacy and Website Notice applies to this site, which is operated by Grampians Tourism (ABN 98 871 224 218) under the domain name 'visitgrampians.com.au', and other Grampians Tourism internet sites. It explains how Grampians Tourism collects, uses and manages the information of visitors to its internet sites. Grampians Tourism views the privacy of your personal information as an important issue, and is committed to protecting your privacy when you access and interact with the Grampians Tourism site. As such, this site supports and endorses the principles of the Victorian Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.
Visitor logs are used on this site for statistical purposes only, and no attempt will be made to identify you or your browsing activity. This information will only be used to update and improve the site.
Email addresses will only be used to respond to specific user queries, and will not be kept or used for any purpose other than stated. Email addresses will not be added to a mailing list unless consent is given, nor disclosed to any other party without your knowledge or consent.
This Privacy and Website Notice may be updated from time to time. Grampians Tourism suggests that you return to the site on a regular basis and carefully read the information provided.
This site uses 'cookies' to make your experience of the site easier and more efficient. A cookie is a small data file placed on your hard drive by Grampians Tourism's web page server. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on a computer virus, or capture your email address. Note that the cookie will remain on your computer as a record for future visits to this website.
You can configure your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, providing you with the opportunity to either accept or reject it. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser, or delete all cookies from your computer if required.
When you visit the site, Grampians Tourism's Internet Service Provider (ISP) makes a record of your visits and logs the following information for statistical purposes – your server address, your top-level domain name, the date and time of your visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited and the type of browser used.
This statement is to be read in conjunction with the rights claimed by the Privacy Act 1998 at privacy.gov.au
Collection of your personal information
There are many aspects of the site which can be viewed without providing personal information, however, in order to submit an enquiry or to subscribe to our mailing list you are required to submit personally identifiable information. This may include but not limited to your name, email address and telephone number.
Sharing of your personal information
We may occasionally hire other companies to provide services on our behalf, including but not limited to processing transactions. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. Grampians Tourism takes reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
Use of your personal information
For each visitor to reach the site, we expressively collect the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the Site, page access times and referring website address. This collected information is used solely internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalized content to you while you are at this Site.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will use for these new purposes only, data collected from the time of the policy change forward will adhere to our updated practices.
Website usage measurement
In addition to data collected through a standard Google Analytics implementation, this website uses Google Analytics Advertising Features along with DoubleClick cookies to measure demographic and interest data.
To prevent your browser data being used by Google Analytics, opt-out here
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The analytics cookies on our site gather anonymous data such as geographic location, the method you used to reach this site, the length of your visit, the time of your visit, the pages that you visit and the keywords used to search while on the site. If you don’t wish us to capture this information on your visit you can opt-out here
Internet use risks
Grampians Tourism does not warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or without error. In addition, Grampians Tourism shall not be responsible for the propagation of computer worms, viruses or other harmful components transmitted from this site and other third-party sites.
Figures and/or prices stated on the Grampians Tourism site are generally prices for tourist services, such as accommodation, day tours or attraction entrance fees. All figures quoted are in Australian dollars, unless otherwise stated, and include a Goods and Services Tax (GST). Bookings are made direct with the operator, not Grampians Tourism, and you should check the availability and price of accommodation and services with the operator, and any applicable terms and conditions.
The 'Grampians Tourism' and the 'Visit Grampians' name and logos are trademarks of Grampians Tourism. All rights are reserved for these logos. Logos must not be used in any form without the prior written consent of Grampians Tourism. All other trademarks appearing on the Grampians Tourism site are the property of their respective owners.
Links to other sites
Where Grampians Tourism offers links to other sites, Grampians Tourism is not affiliated with those sites and has no control over, and is not responsible for, their content, privacy practice or other policies. Third-party sites should contain their own privacy notes, and those third parties should be responsible for their own privacy practices. Written requests for Grampians Tourism to link to a site should be forwarded to Online Comments
Grampians Tourism welcomes links from other sites. Please contact Grampians Tourism to seek written permission to link to the site.
The information provided on this site is posted at the discretion of Grampians Tourism. The site publishes articles, interviews and information that Grampians Tourism believes will be of interest and value. All views and opinions contained in the articles, interviews, or other information on the site are solely the opinion of the writer, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Grampians Tourism.