Privacy Policy

Privacy and copyright notice

Website privacy and security statement

Council is committed to protecting user privacy. Council understands and appreciates that visitors to, and users of, this website, are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of information they provide.

Council's policy is to respect and protect the privacy of its website users and, as a general rule, council does not collect personal information about you when you visit this site. You are able to visit this site without revealing any of your personal information.

Some elements on council's website (such as online forms and the linking of email addresses) require Java scripting enabled on your browser for full functionality. You will only need to manually turn scripting on if you are experiencing difficulties, as most browsers will have it enabled by default. Scripting has been used on council's website as a security measure against software applications that run automated tasks over the Internet.

  • Recording your visit
  • When you visit council's website, council makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
  • your server address
    your top level domain name (for example, .com, .gov, .edu, .net, .org, .au, .nz etc.)
    the date and time of your visit to the site
    the pages you accessed and documents downloaded
    the previous site you visited
    the type of browser you used.

 

No attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect computer logs.

Some sites use cookies to track a particular user’s access to a site. Cookies are not used on this site to gather personal information about users except when they are used within a specific web-based application for session management purposes.

 

Recording your email address

Council will only record your email address if you authorise council to do so. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list unless you authorise council to do so. Council will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it, without your consent.

Council may also record the email addresses of nominated contact persons for organisations listed in the CommunityHub directory. These email addresses will enable all users of the site to contact your organisation directly by email. These email addresses may also be included in shortlists of groups created by users, which can then be printed or downloaded. Council will make reasonable attempts to reduce harvesting of email addresses by incorporating security measures in the exporting process.

 

Collecting personal information

From time to time, council will use electronic forms on this site to gather personal information for purposes directly related to a function or activity of council. When council does this, you will be notified of the purpose for which the information is being collected (including if the information is to be published), and the legal authority for the collection if it is authorised or required, by or under law.

Council will not collect or solicit personal information via this site which would be unlawful, unnecessary or unrelated to the functions or activities of council, or unfair or unreasonably intrusive.

Because there are risks associated with using the Internet as a transmission medium, when council use electronic forms to collect information you will be provided with other options for providing the information – for example, a paper form and mailing address and a telephone contact.

 

Publishing personal information

Council will only publish personal information on this site if it has been collected for this purpose with your knowledge or if you have consented to the disclosure. When giving such consent you should be aware that information published on this site is accessible to millions of people from all over the world, that it will be indexed by search engines and that it may be copied and used by any Web user. This means that, once the information is published on this site, council will have no control over its subsequent use and disclosure.

 

Copyright

All content on the site, regardless of origin, is generally protected by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

Council supports the sharing of information and the use of site content as permitted under Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), for example for private study, research, criticism or review. Except to the extent permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) or in this notice, you must not use, copy, modify, transmit, store, publish or distribute the content on the site, or create any other material using material on the site, without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of the information.

Council grants you a non-exclusive licence to reproduce the contents of the site onto your Web browser (and any cache file produced by your Web browser) for the sole purpose of viewing and/or hearing the content of the site.

Logos and trade marks (whether registered or unregistered) must not be used or modified in any way without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner. The products, technology and processes contained in the site may be the subject of other intellectual property rights owned by council or by third parties. No licence is granted in respect of those intellectual property rights other than as expressly set out in the terms. Your use of the site must not in any way infringe the intellectual property rights of any person or organisation.

If you would like permission to use any of the materials on the site, please contact council's customer service centre.


Acceptance

You accept that your use of this website includes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and the Legal Information. 



Upcoming Events
09
29
2018
The 2018 AOCRA Trans Tasman returns to beautiful Lake Kawana from September 29 - October 1.

Bringing outrigger canoe teams from across Australia and New Zealand together for three huge days, get ready to pull up a chair and check out some of the best junior Australian Outrigger Canoe races yet!
10
12
2018
The Sunshine Coast Home Show and Caravan, Camping and Boating Expo is the region’s largest and most successful event of its kind. Over 220 local and regional companies will be exhibiting with a massive range of displays with products and services for our homes, lifestyles, outdoor living and outdoor adventure.

This year’s event will showcase everything from home and outdoor living ideas, solar, tanks, pools and spas, kitchens, beds, air-conditioning, blinds, builders and finance to caravans, camper trailers, 4x4’s, camping equipment, vehicle accessories and outdoor adventure gear. There will be everything you need to build or renovate your home and outdoor living areas and get all the gear you need to start exploring the great outdoors!
09
29
2018
The 2018 AOCRA Trans Tasman returns to beautiful Lake Kawana from September 29 - October 1.

Bringing outrigger canoe teams from across Australia and New Zealand together for three huge days, get ready to pull up a chair and check out some of the best junior Australian Outrigger Canoe races yet!
10
12
2018
The Sunshine Coast Home Show and Caravan, Camping and Boating Expo is the region’s largest and most successful event of its kind. Over 220 local and regional companies will be exhibiting with a massive range of displays with products and services for our homes, lifestyles, outdoor living and outdoor adventure.

This year’s event will showcase everything from home and outdoor living ideas, solar, tanks, pools and spas, kitchens, beds, air-conditioning, blinds, builders and finance to caravans, camper trailers, 4x4’s, camping equipment, vehicle accessories and outdoor adventure gear. There will be everything you need to build or renovate your home and outdoor living areas and get all the gear you need to start exploring the great outdoors!
10
20
2018
Oktoberfest SC is a huge multicultural event full of German food, beers, fun & games plus live bands, Djs and much more!
10
20
2018
The Queensland Open Water Swimming championship meet is an opportunity for open water swimmers to gain qualifying times to nominate for the Australian Open Water Swimming Championships.

Catch competitors on Lake Kawana on Saturday, October 20.
10
28
2018
Challenge yourself to gain selection on your regional team to compete at the Queensland School Sport State Triathlon Championships or just give swim, bike, run a go in a protected lake and closed roads.

All Schools Triathlon is just for kids and teens aged 7-18 years of all abilities.
11
17
2018
Leave the bike at home and get ready to show off your swim skills at the Kawana Aquathlon. This Run, Swim, Run event is a great way to test your running and swimming speed against the best in Queensland. Coming to the Sunshine Coast for the third year, the Kawana Aquathlon is quickly becoming a must do on the Triathlon Queensland Calendar.

Make a weekend of it and stay for Sunday’s Sprint Triathlon!
11
17
2018
The South Pacific FMX World Finals and Monster Truck Showdown is coming to Sunshine Coast Stadium.

This action packed event features 16 international freestyle motocross superstars, monster trucks, fire and light fireworks show!
11
18
2018
This event is a Triathlon Australia World Qualifying Race to compete for Australia at the Age Group ITU World Championships on the Gold Coast in September 2018.

12
01
2018
The Sunshine Coast’s Craft Beer & Cider Festival is back and bigger than ever after last years sellout event!

With LOCAL AUSTRALIAN and NEW ZEALAND brewers and cideries chomping at the bit to join the lineup, the 2018 festival bill will see over 50 hand-picked LOCAL Australian and New Zealand brewers and cideries come together to showcase some of their most rare and sought after creations to the Sunshine Coast regions craft audience.
12
02
2018
The 5th Annual STEPS Autism Treehouse Christmas party will, once again, be an event not to be missed. Join in the fun and help us raise funds which will allow us to continue to provide support to our community with access to resources, life skills programs and social events.
01
20
2019
A one day Summer rock music festival featuring Hoodoo Gurus, You Am I, The Superjesus, British India, The Getaway Plan and Scott Darlow.
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