Privacy Policy

Use of information

The Shire of Capel will not use or disclose any information about you without your consent, or access your communications on our website, unless acting under a good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Complete the purpose or function for which the information was provided
  • Enforce the Statements and Notices of the Shire of Capel
  • Protect the rights or property of the Shire of Capel
  • Protect the interests of the Shire of Capel users and, or members of the public
  • Lessen a serious threat to a persons health or safety; or
  • Comply with the law.

The Shire of Capel will not sell, lease or rent its member lists to any third parties.

Accessing Your Personal Information

No attempt will be made, at any stage during a user's visit to the Shire of Capel's website, to identify the user except in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the logs that facilitates the Shire of Capel.

Generally, when users submit information to the Shire of Capel, the Shire of Capel uses that information to respond to their correspondence or service request.

Use of Cookies on the Shire's Website

We may gather information and statistics collectively about all visitors to this Website which may include the use of cookies. Cookies are small amounts of information which we store on your computer. Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your details to us, our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the Website. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use this Website during future visits. They also allow us to monitor Website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. Such information gathering will help us to improve this Website. Such information disclosed to third parties will be in the aggregate form and will not involve individual names or identifying information.

To opt-out of analysis by Google Analytics on our website and other websites, please visit the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on website.

To opt-out of personalised ad delivery on the Google content network, please visit Google's Ads Preferences Manager.

We welcome your views about this Website and our Privacy Policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please use the contact form.

Third party links

The Shire of Capel's website contains links to third party websites. This statement does not apply if a user accesses a  link and leaves the Shire of Capel's website.

The Shire of Capel is not responsible for services or information on third party websites.