Public Libraries Victoria is committed to protecting an individual’s right to privacy and accordingly adhering to its obligations under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic).

Read the full PLV Information Privacy Policy_April 2020

Cookies

The Public Libraries Victoria website and blogs use cookies for web analytics, mostly via Google Analytics. You may prevent your data from being collected and used by Google Analytics, via the Opt-out Browser Extension. Cookies are also used to perform key website functions like logging you in and storing your language preferences. If cookies are disabled by your browser some features of this website may not function correctly.

Website Security

The content displayed on this website is encrypted to prevent interception by third parties. Look for the padlock icon or the letters HTTPS in your browser’s URL bar. This site’s contact forms may transmit the information you provide via email to an authorised Public Libraries Victoria team member. Please note that the security of email while in transit cannot be guaranteed. Where possible secure methods of data transmission will be used.

Data Collection

PLV is committed to keeping your personal information secure and only using it for the purpose you would expect. In order to perform this, PLV will:

  • Only collect the minimum amount of data required to perform a task
  • Minimise the access of your information only to those who require it within our organisation
  • Not disclose or share the stored information for any purpose other than
    • where required to perform the task for which the information was originally submitted
    • where required to by law
  • Not sell your information for any reason or use it to generate a profit
  • Remove any or all personal information upon request of the person whose data has been captured
  • Not retain any data that is no longer being used for the original purpose it was submitted