Juvenile Justice maintains this website. This Privacy Statement applies to all publicly accessible pages on the Juvenile Justice site located at http://www.DJJ.nsw.gov.au and to all publicly accessible pages listed in the search results web pages. Juvenile Justice does not have any responsibility for the privacy policies or practices of third party sites linked to the Juvenile Justice site.
If you have any questions about the Juvenile Justice site, please contact us at
477 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9219-9400
Fax: (02) 9219-9500
If you have any questions about the application of this Privacy Statement or a request for access to information held, please contact the Privacy Contact Officer at the above address, or phone 9219 9525, fax 9219 9511 or email john.gillam@DJJ.nsw.gov.au.
Users of the Juvenile Justice site are entitled to expect that any information as a result of that use will be treated within the terms of the New South Wales government's privacy responsibilities and obligations. The New South Wales government's privacy practices are regulated by the New South Wales Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.
What information do we collect?
When you look at the pages on the Juvenile Justice site, information is recorded that identifies, for each page accessed:
the IP (Internet Protocol) address of the machine which has accessed it;
the date and time of your visit to the site;
the pages accessed and documents downloaded; and
the type of browser and operating system you have used.
Cookies are not used from the Juvenile Justice site to collect information.
How do we use the information collected?
The information collected during each visit may be stored for site analysis purposes.
Juvenile Justice will not disclose or publish information that identifies individual machines, or potentially identifies sub-groupings of addresses, without consent or otherwise in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW).
What exceptions are there to this rule?
Juvenile Justice will collect, use and disclose more extensive information than stated above in the following circumstances:
unauthorised attempts to access files which are not published Juvenile Justice pages;
unauthorised tampering or interference with files published on the Juvenile Justice site;
unauthorised attempts to index the contents of the Juvenile Justice site by other sites;
attempts to intercept messages of other users of the Juvenile Justice site;
communications which are defamatory, abusive, vilify individuals or groups or which give rise to a suspicion that an offence is being committed; and
attempts to otherwise compromise the security of the web server, breach the laws of the State of New South Wales or Commonwealth of Australia, or interfere with the enjoyment of Juvenile Justice site by other users.
Juvenile Justice reserves the right to make disclosures to relevant authorities where the use of the Juvenile Justice site raises a suspicion that an offence is being, or has been, committed.
In the event of an investigation, Juvenile Justice will provide access to data to any law enforcement agency that may exercise a warrant to inspect our logs.
Is the information stored securely?
Yes. Information collected is stored in an appropriately secure format and held by Juvenile Justice for archival purposes. When the information is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected it is deleted.
What will we do with information provided in Feedback?
Juvenile Justice provides feedback facilities on the Juvenile Justice site to allow users to provide input into the future development of the site and to comment on the provision of service by the Agency.
The provision of personal details on feedback is optional.
Users may provide personal details for the purpose of receiving a reply to their feedback. This information will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided. We will not add your email address or name to any mailing list.
Juvenile Justice may publish aggregated information about feedback on the site, to the extent that it does not identify or cannot be used to identify individual users.
Will this policy be updated over time?
Due to the developing nature of privacy principles for online communication, this policy may be modified or expanded in light of new developments or issues that may arise from time to time. The amended policy will be posted to this site and will operate from the time it is posted.