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Privacy Policy

At Deltareef Gumatj we take your privacy seriously. We are guided by the Privacy Act 1988 and the  Australian Privacy Principles which specify how we may collect, use, disclose and store personal information and how individuals may access and correct the personal information we hold about them.

These laws define personal information as information or opinions about an identified individual (or an individual that may be reasonably identifiable). These types of information can include names, contact details and other information about the person, whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not.

What personal information do we ask you to share with us?

We collect personal information on your:

  • name

  • date of birth and gender

  • address and other contact details

  • family and relationships

How do we collect and store your personal information?

We collect your personal information in various ways, including through:

  • paper-based and electronic forms

  • databases

  • emails, phone calls and in person

  • audio, photographic, and digital recording devices

  • our website and social media platforms

Delta Reef Gumatj take all reasonable steps to keep your personal information secure, safe and protected from misuse, interference, loss or unauthorised access. Your information is stored on secure computer systems protected by firewalls, secure servers, individual passwords and access protocols. We will store personal information for the period of time we are legally obligated to retain it, and then destroy the information.

Why do we collect your personal information?

We collect your personal information to:

  • provide you with the right support and services

  • meet our legal obligations

  • deliver de-identified reports to our funding or decision-making bodies

  • conduct other internal functions, including training

Delta Reef Gumatj may also collect your personal information to communicate with you, to support our employment and personnel functions, or to manage other contract, grant or committee activity.

How do we use and disclose your personal information?

We will only disclose your personal information for the purposes for which it was given to us, if legally required, or for purposes which are directly related to one of our functions or activities. We may hire third-party providers to deliver services on our behalf, but we will only disclose the personal information they need  to deliver the service. Delta Reef Gumatj will take reasonable steps to ensure that these third-party providers adhere to the same confidentiality and privacy obligations to protect your personal information.

How do we correct your personal information?

You have the right to access and amend your personal information. If you notice a problem, you may request that we correct or update your information by writing to us using the contact details below. From time to time, we may also ask you to verify that the personal information we hold about you is correct and up-to-date.

How can you contact us?

If you have any questions or complaints about how we collect, use or disclose personal information, please contact us at . This can include questions about our privacy policy or if you believe information has been mishandled or a breach of privacy has occurred.


You should express any privacy concerns you may have in writing. We take complaints and concerns regarding privacy seriously. You may also contact the Office of Australian Information Commissioner (for more information, visit


What happens if our information handling practices change?


The Delta Reef Gumatj privacy policy will be regularly reviewed and updated to make sure it is up-to-date with relevant legislation and our internal practices. We will let you know of any changes via our website.

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