Since 2 September 2014, all Victorian statutory authorities and Government agencies and departments have been required to comply with the State privacy laws under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and the ten Information Privacy Principles established under the Act.
As a statutory corporation established under the Water Act 1989, Westernport Water is bound by privacy legislation and the ten Information Privacy Principles in schedule 1.
The expression ‘personal information’ is used in this Charter to refer to information or an opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.
Protecting your Personal Information
Westernport Water is committed to ensuring the privacy of the personal information you provide to us. We believe that respect for your privacy forms part of the ongoing trust we wish to develop with you. Westernport Water has established this Personal Privacy Charter in compliance with the Information Privacy Principles and to help you to understand your rights under the Privacy legislation. How this Corporation aims to address the ten Information Privacy Principles is outlined in the Personal Privacy Charter.
Download the full Personal Privacy Charter – Adopted 2023
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