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The Tasmanian Government encourages public access to government information and provides on-line access to some government services. However, all material published on this website is protected so far as is allowed by the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (C’th) (“the Act”).

Apart from any use permitted by the Act, the State of Tasmania grants users of this site a licence (within the meaning of the Act) to download, print and otherwise reproduce the information for non-commercial purposes only.

If it is indicated on a website that specific information may be used for commercial purposes, users are licensed to the extent so expressed and subject to the condition that the copyright owner’s name and interest in the information be acknowledged when the information is reproduced or quoted, either in whole or in part.

For permission to reproduce or use information on this web site beyond this limited licence, permission must be sought from the State through the relevant Agency or instrumentality of the State, as identified on the relevant web site.

Disclaimer

This website has been developed by the State of Tasmania to provide public access to some State and local government information, including text, video, audio, maps and various forms of data and to information obtained from non-government sources. It also provides on-line access to some government services and transactions. All of the material published on this website is together referred to hereafter as “the information”.

In those circumstances, no responsibility is accepted for the accuracy, completeness, or relevance to the user’s purpose, of the information and those using it for whatever purpose are advised to verify it with the relevant State government department, local government body or other source and to obtain any appropriate professional advice before acting on or relying upon any of the information provided.

No warranty is given that the information is free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination, nor that access to the website or any part of it will not suffer from interruption from time to time, without notice.

Any links to other websites that have been included on this website are provided for your convenience only. The Crown in its role as manager of this website does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy, availability, or appropriateness to the user’s purposes, of any information or services on any other website.

The Crown, its officers, employees and agents do not accept liability however arising, including liability for negligence, for any loss resulting from the use of or reliance upon the information and/or reliance on its availability at any time.

Personal information protection statement

The Tasmanian Government and its service providers value the privacy of every individual’s personal information. We are committed to protecting the information we collect and use by compliance with the obligations provided under the Personal Information Protection Act 2004 (Tas).

Your personal information will be collected from you by Arts Tasmania for the purpose of undertaking the management of the Tasmanian Arts Guide.

Arts Tasmania will ensure that your personal information will not be used or disclosed to other State institutions and authorities except if required or allowed by law.

You may contact the Department of State Growth’s Privacy Officer should you have any questions about the collection and use of your personal information by the Department.

These guidelines outline the requirements for transparent collection, appropriate and ethical use and secure storage of personal information and disclosure of personal information.

Information logged

When visiting this site, a record of your visit is logged. Data is recorded for statistical purposes only and is used to help improve this website. This may include, but not be limited to, the following information as supplied by your browser (eg: Internet Explorer):

  • your server address
  • your operating system (for example Windows, MAC etc)
  • your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
  • the date and time of the visit to the site
  • the pages accessed and the documents downloaded
  • the previous site visited, and
  • your type of browser used.

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency (or other government agency) exercises a legal authority to inspect Internet Service Provider (ISP) logs (eg. by warrant, subpoena or notice to produce).

Cookies

A cookie is a small file that is sent to your web browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can make websites easier to use by storing information about your preferences on a particular website. This information remains on your computer after you close your browser.

This site uses cookies only for the purpose of enabling the web service offered by this website.

Collection of personal information

If you email Arts Tasmania:

  • we will record your email address
  • we will only use your email address for the purpose for which you provided it
  • it will not be added to a mailing list, unless provided by you specifically for that purpose
  • we will not use your email address for any other purpose.

If you email someone other than Arts Tasmania through the Tasmanian Arts Guide, Arts Tasmania has no control over the information they collect, store or disclose.

Subscription services

Other personal information may be collected by us when you subscribe to the newsletter subscription service on the Tasmanian Arts Guide website.

The contact information you provide, for example, your name and email address, will only be used for the purposes as outlined for this Service.

Additional information is collected for statistical purposes only. This information is non-mandatory and will be:

  • collected by lawful and fair means
  • used for a lawful purpose, and
  • collected with your consent.

Security

This site does not provide facilities for the secure transmission of information across the Internet. Users should be aware that there are inherent risks in transmitting information across the Internet. As an alternative, users are able to make comments and suggestions by writing to:

Arts Tasmania
146 Elizabeth Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000

Links to other sites

This site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other websites and we encourage you to examine each website’s privacy policy.

Please note:
This personal information protection statement does not extend beyond the Tasmanian Arts Guide website. When linking to other sites from any of our websites, we recommend that you read the relevant privacy statement of that site to familiarise yourself with the privacy policy that applies to it.