Privacy

This online Privacy and Website Notice applies to this site, which is operated by Tourism Victoria (ABN 18 383 772 530) under the domain name 'http://www.tourismvictoria.com.au', and other Tourism Victoria Internet sites. It explains how Tourism Victoria collects, uses and manages the information of visitors to its Internet sites. Tourism Victoria 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 Tourism Victoria site. As such, this site supports and endorses the National Principles for Fair Handling of Personal Information, a national benchmark developed by the Federal Privacy Commissioner for use in and across Australia.

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. Tourism Victoria suggests that you return to the site on a regular basis and carefully read the information provided.

Cookies

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 Tourism Victoria'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.

In using cookies, Tourism Victoria does not record any personal information, collect names or details of commercial transactions. In addition, Tourism Victoria does not use cookies as the basis for direct marketing.

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.

When you visit the site, Tourism Victoria'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 www.privacy.gov.au.

Interruptions and Viruses

Tourism Victoria does not warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or without error. In addition, Tourism Victoria shall not be responsible for the propagation of computer worms, viruses or other harmful components transmitted from this site and other third-party sites.

Quoted Prices

Figures and/or prices stated on the Tourism Victoria 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). Prior to making bookings, you should check the availability and price of accommodation and services with the operator, and any applicable terms and conditions.

Trademarks

The 'Tourism Victoria' and the 'You'll love every piece of Victoria' name and logos are trademarks of Tourism Victoria. All rights are reserved for these logos. Logos must not be used in any form without the prior written consent of Tourism Victoria. All other trademarks appearing on the Tourism Victoria site are the property of their respective owners. Find out more about the Tourism Victoria logo policy.

Links to Other Sites

Where Tourism Victoria offers links to other sites, Tourism Victoria 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 Tourism Victoria to link to a site should be forwarded to Online Comments.

Tourism Victoria welcomes links from other sites. Please contact Tourism Victoria to seek written permission to link to the site.

Editorial Policy

The information provided on this site is posted at the discretion of Tourism Victoria. The site publishes articles, interviews and information that Tourism Victoria 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 Tourism Victoria.

Tourism Victoria invites submissions of original articles, interviews and information that promote tourism to and around Victoria. For submission requirements, please contact Online Comments.

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