Terms & Conditions

Introduction

This statement sets out information relating to your use of this website (comprising www.perth.wa.gov.au, www.visitperth.com.au and www.visitperthcity.com) and the privacy of your personal information.

Statement to Users

Users should note there are inherent risks associated with transmission of information via the Internet. Therefore, users should make their own assessment of the potential risks to the security of their information when making a decision as to whether or not to utilise our website facilities.

Information we collect

When you visit our website, the web content management system and our Internet Service Provider automatically records your visit and logs the following information for content personalisation and statistical purposes:

  • Your IP address
  • Your top level domain name (e.g. .com, .net, .gov etc)
  • The date and time of your visit to the site
  • The pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • Time spent on individual pages
  • Time spent overall on the site
  • Browser type and version
  • Referring site and media asset (eg search engine or display advertisement)

This information is analysed regularly to determine the website's usage statistics plus utilised for content personalisation

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities unless required by law, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect our service provider's logs.

When users choose to join a mailing list, their details are added to that specific mailing list and used for the stated purpose of that list only. You need to be aware of inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet. If you have concerns in this regard, the City of Perth has other ways of obtaining and providing information. Postal mail, and telephone are available and listed in the 'Contact' section of this website.

If you send us an email message, we will record your contact details (in accordance with government record keeping standards). This information will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it. We will not use your email for any other purpose and will not disclose it without your consent unless required to by law.

Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information placed on your computer either to store information required to operate a function, or to record your preferences when browsing a site.

The City of Perth website utilises cookies for the following purposes:

Category of Use  Description
Authentication If you are logged into our Services, cookies help us direct you to the right information and personalize your experience.
Functionality These cookies help us to analyze activities on our Sites, and on other sites where we post content, to improve and optimize the way our Sites work. For example, we may use these types of cookies to ensure that visitors can easily find the information they are looking for on our Sites by counting the number of visitors and how they move around our Sites when they are using them.

These cookies also help us measure the performance of our advertising campaigns to help us optimize our Sites’ content for those who engage with our advertising.
Personalisation These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Sites. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Marketing and Advertising Cookies and other technologies record your online activities, including your visits to our Sites, the pages you have visited, and the links and advertisements you have clicked. This is helpful to us because:
  • It allows us to make the content more relevant to you.
  • It allows us and our service providers to deliver advertisements or other communications to you that are designed to be more relevant to you.
We and our service providers and partners may also append other data to information collected by these cookies, including information obtained from third parties, and share this information with third parties for the purpose of delivering relevant advertisements to you.

If you register on one of our Sites, or otherwise provide us with your personal data, we may associate that information with other information we collect from or about you or that you provide, information regarding your use of our Sites, or information we receive from or about you from third parties. We will use this combined data for marketing and analytics purposes.
Security We use cookies to enable and support security features that help us to detect security threats and malicious activity.
Feedback and Surveys We send cookies to your computer when you use the Sites, respond to online surveys or polls, or request information.

Users seeking more information about cookies in general are referred to W3C "The World Wide Web Consortium", where a search on the word "cookie" will provide current discussions.

Other Tools and Technologies

Technology  Use
Embedded URLs We may use a tracking technique that employs embedded URLs to allow use of the Sites without cookies. Embedded URLs allow limited information to follow you as you navigate the Sites but are not associated with Personal data and are not used beyond the session.
Embedded Pixels and Similar Technologies. Our sites and our service providers may use embedded pixel technologies for the purposes of identifying unique user visits (as opposed to aggregate hits) and for advertising purposes. In addition, embedded pixels or other technologies may be used in emails and our online display advertising to provide information on when the email or ad was opened to track marketing campaign responsiveness; information collected using these technologies may be associated with the recipient's email address.

The pixel technology used in the Sites enables the synchronization of internal unique identifiers between our sites and our third-party partners to facilitate interest-based advertising. For a list of those third-party partners, please click here. Please see the “How to Manage Cookies” section below for opt-out options.
Widgets, Buttons, and Tools Our Sites may include widgets, which are interactive mini-programs that run on our Sites to provide specific services from another company (e.g., links to bookmarked sites), along with buttons or other tools that link to other companies’ services (e.g., a “Like” button or third-party map).

The widget, button, or tool may collect and automatically send Personal Data, such as your email address, or other information (such as your browser information or IP address) to a third party. Cookies may also be set or used by the widgets, buttons, or tools to enable them to function properly or for other purposes, which may include advertising. Information collected or used by a widget, button, or tool, including cookie settings and preferences, is governed by the privacy policy of the company that created it.

Social media and sharing tools.

Some third-party cookies enable visitors to the Sites to use social media features, like sharing and sending or recommending pages to others. Such third parties include YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Using these elements of the Sites allows these service providers to set cookies on your device and track your behaviors within their platforms. Social media and sharing tool providers may also detect your presence on the Sites if you are logged into their services.

Please note that the cookies set and tracking carried out by these third-party providers are not under our control. For further information, please view the privacy policies of these third parties.

Settings in your Browser

All browsers permit you to reject and/or delete cookies either one at a time or all at once. The procedure for this depends on the browser you use. We have inserted a link to the most commonly used browsers below:

  1. Internet Explorer
  2. Chrome
  3. Firefox
  4. Safari
  5. Opera
  6. iPhone, iPad and other equipment from Apple
  7. Android phones and other equipment
  8. Windows 7 phones and other equipment
  9. Google cookies - Additionally, you may opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page, and you may opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page. You may specifically opt out of data being collected and used by Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

While you are able to reject or delete cookies if you no longer wish to store them on your computer, please be aware that some functionalities and services may be reduced or will not work as a consequence.

External links from this website

Please note that the City of Perth website contains some links to external web sites because they contain material related to the City's activities or are of a benefit to users. When a user has clicked on a link to another site, they leave the City of Perth site and are no longer protected by these conditions.

The City of Perth takes no responsibility for the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of any information included in the data provided by third parties, nor for the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of links or references to information sources (including Internet sites) outside of this website. These external information sources are outside the control of the City of Perth and it is the responsibility of all Internet users to make their own decisions about the accuracy, reliability and correctness of information found on those external Internet links.

The City of Perth is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the linked web sites and encourages you to examine each site's privacy policy and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.

Disclaimer

The City of Perth disclaims, to the extent permitted by law, all warranties, representations or endorsements, express or implied, with regard to the data. The City of Perth further does not warrant or accept any liability in relation to the quality, operability or accuracy of the data.

This website contains information, data, documents, pages and images prepared by the City of Perth. While the data contained in this website has been formulated with all due care, the City of Perth does not warrant or represent that the data is free from errors or omissions, or that the data is exhaustive.

While the data is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, in fact it may be wholly or partly inaccurate, incorrect or incomplete and moreover, changes in circumstances after the time or publication may impact or further impact upon the accuracy, correctness and completeness of the data. Additionally, the data which was once accurate may become inaccurate without notice, and the City of Perth denies all responsibility for the accuracy of any information obtained, printed and stored by a user. The City of Perth may periodically make changes to the data, whether by way of deletion or addition at any time.

The City of Perth, its directors, servants, employees or agents deny any responsibility for any loss or damage (including, but not limited to, loss or damage caused by reason of any negligence on the part of the City of Perth, its servants, agents, employees or directors) to the users of the website whether caused by reason of any error, omission or misrepresentation in the data or otherwise. Users of this website will be, and are responsible for making their own assessment of the data and should verify all relevant representations, statements and information with their own professional advisers.

If you use automatic language translation services in connection with this website you do so at your own risk with regard to the accuracy of the information.

The information and data on this website is subject to change without notice.

Copyright

Copyright for all material published on this website is owned by the City of Perth, except for material to which copyright is acknowledged to persons or agencies other than the City of Perth. Website pages and documents or pages of documents may be saved and printed in their entirety for personal reference, provided the copies are used only for private, non-commercial use or as part of business transactions with the City of Perth.

Website pages or documents are not to be deconstructed or modified in any form, in particular, extraction of individual images from these website pages or documents is not allowed.

For any reproduction, other than for personal reference or as part of business transactions with the City of Perth, permission must first be obtained from the City of Perth.

Council Meeting Audio Recordings

The following points relate specifically to audio recording of Council Meetings. 

Defamation

Opinions expressed or statements made by persons during the course of this transmission are the opinions or statements of those individual persons and are not opinions or statements of the City. This transmission is not, and shall not be taken to be, a confirmed official record of the City of Perth Council or of any meeting or discussion to which it relates or may appear to relate.

Use of individual information

By participating in open Council meetings, individuals consent to the use and disclosure of the information that they share at the meeting (including any personal/sensitive information), for the purposes of Council carrying out its functions. Individuals also consent to the disclosure of that information to any person(s) who access audio of Council meetings.

Reproduction

The reproduction, distribution, republication and/or retransmission of the Council audio within this site is prohibited without the prior written consent of the City of Perth.

Changes to this Statement

This statement is reviewed periodically in line with ongoing development of the City of Perth website.

The City of Perth may revise this page at any time by updating this posting.

If you wish to clarify anything about this site or have concerns regarding your privacy, please contact us by email: info.city@cityofperth.wa.gov.au.