Privacy - Northern Territory Parks Booking System

The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory is committed to protecting user privacy. We understand that visitors and users of online booking systems are concerned about their privacy, and the confidentiality and security of any information that is provided.

Our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information is regulated by the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth). You can find more information about your privacy rights at the Privacy Commissioner's web site: http://www.oaic.gov.au.

Collection of information

Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory is collecting the information you provide in the online booking system to administer camping and walking trail booking and receipting as required by law and to support park rangers to ensure compliance with the booking requirements now in place.

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security is authorised to collect this information under the Parks and Wildlife Commission Act 1980, Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1976, Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation By-Laws 1984, Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Regulations 2001, Cobourg Peninsula Aboriginal Land, Sanctuary and Marine Park Act 1981, Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park Act 1989, Djukbinj National Park Local Management Committee (Djukbinj Board) Regulations 1997, Barranyi (North Island) Local Management Committee Regulations 1992, Tnorala Local Management Committee Regulations 1993, and Keep River National Park Local Management Committee 1992.

Some information may be given to other Northern Territory government departments for the purpose of emergency response. Your information will not be disclosed to any other parties without your consent unless authorised or required by law.

Use of collected information

When you use the booking service we record the following information:

  • name
  • address
  • contact details (telephone and/or fax number, email address)
  • transaction history such as past booking information
  • vehicle registration number/s (for vehicles used while in a park or reserve; this is used for emergency purposes only.)

The information provided by you will only be used for the purposes for which it was collected and will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent or unless required by law.

For example:

Some information may be given to and/or accessed by Northern Territory Government to process payments.

Security

We have security measures in place to protect the information you send us against loss, misuse and alteration. These security measures ensure the privacy of information while it is transmitted through the Internet.

In addition, servers are housed in secure facilities with access restricted to authorised personnel.

This site contains links to non-Northern Territory Government websites. Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of such websites. You should check their privacy statement before giving them information.

Cookies

For security purposes a cookie is placed on your computer for the duration of a session. These cookies are used for session management purposes and do not contain any personal detail. Periodically they can safely be deleted with no effect on future sessions.

Contact

If you have any questions about our privacy and security practices please contact us at parks.onlinebooking@nt.gov.au.


Last updated: 07 March 2022

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