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Mildura Rural City Council acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, which now comprises the Mildura Rural City municipality. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and celebrate and respect their continuing cultures and acknowledge the memories of their ancestors.
This statement sets out information relating to personal information collected on the Your Say Mildura Rural City Council website. Council is committed to protecting your personal information.
Council provides links to websites outside of the Council service that members of the public may find useful. These linked sites are not under the control of Council. Council is not responsible, and accepts no liability for those linked websites or the conduct of organisations operating them. Before disclosing your personal information on any website other than the Council’s one, Council advises you to examine the terms and conditions of using those other websites.
When you browse Your Say Mildura Rural City Council, the system automatically collects information for statistical purposes such as the following and some of the information is also required to enable the Your Say Mildura Rural City Council website to communicate with your computer:
domain name (eg: com, net, gov, au, etc)
date and time and
directories and files accessed.
The types of information collected may include:
your IP address
other unique ID numbers
social network account IDs
physical address, postcode, or other locational attributes
demographic information such as age, gender, etc.
your place of work
information about your preferences and interests
your recorded thoughts, ideas, opinions, etc. as expressed by you. This may include sensitive information if you provide political opinions.
In instances where personal information is collected, Council only collects the personal information on its website that you voluntarily tell Council (or in rare instances are obliged by law to tell Council, although not necessarily via its website). The purposes for collecting such personal information will be the purpose that is indicated on, or apparent from, Council’s Your Say website in each specific instance.
Council may use information collected in order to:
allow you to access the site
respond to your enquiries
lodge service requests with Harvest
comply with our contractual or legal obligations and resolve any disputes that we may have
monitor sites to ensure adequate safety and security
conduct de-identified research, analytics and business development
improve our site
if other required or authorised by law.
Council will store personal information collected from its website on secure servers protected in controlled facilities and/or in other internal controlled facilities.
Only Council and its members, employees and agents will use personal information collected on Your Say Mildura Rural City Council unless the law authorises or requires otherwise.
Access to personal information
If you would like to access, update, correct, complete or delete the personal information that the Mildura Rural City Council is holding about you, you are welcome to make these requests by emailing Council at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about privacy issues in Victoria visit the Privacy Victoria website.
The following Terms and Conditions govern the use of Your Say (“the site”). The software platform is owned by Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd (Harvest) and operated by us, Mildura Rural City Council.
What are the conditions with a user’s account?
We are not responsible for the content on the site that has been provided by the users of the site. Any content posted by you is subject to the rules of our Moderation Policy. Your contribution to the site may be edited, removed or not published if we consider it inappropriate (refer to Moderation Policy). Contributors should also be aware that their posts may remain online indefinitely. Where practical, you may choose not to identify yourself, deal with us on an anonymous basis or use a pseudonym.
What do we require from our users?
You must understand and agree that, without limitation:
all information, data, images and other materials are the sole responsibility of the person from whom the content originated;
you are prohibited from advertising or offering to sell or buy any goods and services
you cannot transmit Content that contains software viruses or programs designed to change or destroy the functionality of any computer software or hardware; or
you cannot collect or store personal data about other users of the site
you cannot impersonate any person or entity, including without limitation to a City of Greater Bendigo representative
you cannot interrupt or interfere with the site or servers or networks connected to the site
you cannot attempt to gain unauthorised access to the site or other use accounts
Can your account be suspended or terminated?
We may terminate or suspend access to your site and/or account immediately, without prior notice, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. We may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all the related files and information in your account. After your account has been terminated, the content you have posted may also remain indefinitely on the site.
These Terms shall be governed in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia, without regards to its conflict of law provisions.
Mildura Rural City Council, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, licensors and other partners are not responsible for any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising from a breach of this agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.
What content do we own?
This website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and other proprietary information (“Intellectual Property”) of Mildura Rural City Council and its suppliers and licensors. Mildura Rural City Council owns and retains all proprietary rights in the intellectual property. All intellectual property in the content of this site including without limitation to text, software, source code, pages, documents and online graphics, photographs, sounds, audio, video and other interactive features are owned by or licensed to us.
Any original content that you submit or post on our site may be made available to the public and allows users to share your content (with the end user acknowledging your contribution) under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 Australian License.
Except for Intellectual Property which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, alter, transmit, sell, distribute any of the Intellectual Property on this site.
We are not responsible for your communications or dealings, including payment and delivery of goods or services, with a third party found via our website. Any loss or damage incurred from those communications or dealings are solely between the user and the third party.
Disclaimer and Warranties
Users must agree that you use of the site is at your own risk. We make no warranty that the site will meet your requirements or be uninterrupted or error-free. Any material that the user downloads through the site is done at their own risk and are responsible for any damages to their computer system or loss of data.
What happens if these Terms change?
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time without notice. The most recent version of the Terms can be seen on this page. By continuing to access or use our site after those revisions become effective, you agree and will comply with the revised terms. If you do not agree to the revised terms, please discontinue using our site.