Office of Chief Ministers Newsroom privacy statement
This Newsroom Service is provided by the Territory using third party service Campaign Monitor, as operated by the Office of the Chief Minister (OCM).
Personal Information has the same meaning as in the Information Act 2002 (NT).
What information do we collect about you?
If you subscribe to receive media releases via the Newsroom Service, you will need to provide your email address.
In addition, when you subscribe you will be consenting to send the following additional information about you at the time you first subscribe, and every time you click a link in an email sent to you via the Newsroom Service (the Additional Information):
- your server (or IP) address
- the day and time you visited the site
- the pages you visited on our site
- the address of the last page you visited
- the operating system you are using
- rough geographic location (down to the city)
- language (e.g. American English)
- internet service provider (e.g. Telstra)
- the type of browser and version you are using.
This Additional Information will be held in an account against your email address by Campaign Monitor under a contractual arrangement with OCM.
Information collected may include:
- all information from the sign-up form;
- comments, questions, stories, guestbook posts;
- survey responses, quick poll responses, map pins;
- general site activity such as document downloads, videos viewed, images viewed; and
- information on the technology used to access the site.
Campaign Monitor may collect the Additional Information via web forms, as well as through use of automated collection tools such as cookies, web beacons and Flash player codes.
Why does OCM collect this information, and how is it used?
OCM collects information for the purpose of distributing Northern Territory Government media releases to subscribers. In particular:
- your email address is collected to provide you with regular information about Northern Territory Government media releases and any information about updates or changes to this service; and
- the Additional Information is collected to determine whether the service is meeting the strategic communications objectives of the OCM, and as feedback for continual improvement of communications materials.
OCM will only view data collected through this service in aggregate, for purposes such as determining the number of Territorians in different locations that are viewing media releases, or which media releases attract the most community interest.
OCM will only seek to view the data of an identifiable individual where this is authorised or required by law.
OCM uses third party service Campaign Monitor to collect and handle your Personal Information on its behalf. If you subscribe to this service, you will be consenting to Campaign Monitor and OCM using your Personal Information for the purposes stated.
OCM may use your Personal Information for the purposes stated above, and any other purpose listed on a collection statement at the point of collection, or in any other way made clear at the time of collecting the Personal Information.
Additional use of information by Campaign Monitor
Campaign Monitor indicates that it may additionally use information gathered through this arrangement for further purposes, beyond the needs of OCM. By subscribing and continuing to use this service, you are consenting to further use of the information by Campaign Monitor.
Campaign Monitor is based in the United States of America (USA) and is subject to the laws of the USA. Your information (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Campaign Monitor on servers located outside Australia.
Disclosure of your information to other organisations
OCM may share information obtained under this service with other Northern Territory Government Agencies, and to Ministers for these Agencies. This information will only be provided in aggregate form from which the identities of individuals will not be able to be ascertained. The purpose of disclosing this information is to coordinate government strategic communications and further the communication objectives of Agencies in accordance with government functions.
Information may also be disclosed as required by law.
Security of your information
OCM will take all reasonable measures to prevent unauthorised access to, or disclosure of, your Personal Information while it is held by OCM, including under the agreement with Campaign Monitor.
Removing consent to use of the information
You can unsubscribe from the Newsroom Service at any time by selecting the 'unsubscribe’ option sent in every email sent to you by Campaign Monitor.
Third Party Providers
From time to time OCM may through the Newsroom Service send you invitations to complete surveys, provide feedback or otherwise provide a response via a third party provider. Links to third party sites may also sometimes be linked to from content you receive through the Newsroom Service.
Providing information about other persons
If you provide any feedback to OCM, you should not provide Personal Information about any other person in a manner that might identify them.
Questions or concerns?
You may seek corrections to your Personal Information that OCM has collected if you believe it is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading. OCM is required to take reasonable steps to correct Personal Information to ensure that, having regard to the purpose for which it is held, the information is not inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading. You may also seek access to your Personal Information that OCM holds.
If you want to know about accessing or correcting this information, contact OCM at email@example.com
Last updated: 01 September 2021
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