Privacy policy

NQBP is committed to protecting user privacy. We understand and appreciate that visitors and users of this web site are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of any information that may be provided to us.

NQBP adheres to the requirements established by the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), which can be viewed on the Australian Government’s Information Commissioner website.

Cookies and other information collection technology

Cookies are used on this website for the collection of anonymous site usage statistics. No other information is stored about you, other than that provided by you directly or collected for anonymous aggregate site usage statistics.

By using the North Queensland Bulk Ports website, you are consenting to our use of cookies and other information collection technology. If you do not agree to our use of cookies and other information collection technology in this way, you should set your browser settings accordingly or not use the North Queensland Bulk Ports website.

When you look at this website, our server makes a record of your visit and logs the following anonymous information for statistical purposes – the user’s server address, the user’s top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, etc), the date and time of visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited, and the type of browser used.  No attempt is or will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect activity logs.

Site statistics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it meets our users’ needs and to understand how we could make our site better. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) as part of this process, so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code website. You can also view the Google Privacy Policy and how to opt out of your usage data being collected by Google.

Email contact and feedback information

NQBP is a Queensland Government Owned Corporation established under the Government Owned Corporations Act 1993.  Email correspondence sent to this site will be treated as a public record and will be retained as required by the Public Records Act 2002 and other relevant regulations.

Your name and address details will not be added to a mailing list, nor will we disclose these details to third parties without your consent unless required by law.  However, email messages may be monitored by our System Administrator and external IT support service providers for system trouble shooting and maintenance purposes.

Obtaining access to an individual’s personal information

Generally, an organisation must give an individual access to personal information it holds about that individual on request and take steps to correct information if it can be established that the information is not accurate, complete and up-to-date.  However, there are exceptions.  Full details of the Access and Correction Principle are set out in the Information Privacy Act 2009.

If you wish to access and/or correct records, you should contact the NQBP’s Right to Information (RTI) Officer, or otherwise direct an application under the RTI Act or Information Privacy Act 2009 to the Chief Executive Officer at GPO Box 409, Brisbane, 4001.

Any queries?

If you have any enquires relating to privacy issues, they should be directed to NQBP’s privacy officer via email in the first instance.