This privacy statement sets out the History Trust of South Australia’s commitment to policies relating to the privacy of your personal information.

Our website complies with the Information Privacy Principles (IPPS), Department of the Premier and Cabinet and the Privacy Guidelines for South Australian Government Websites and Online Applications, Privacy Committee of South Australia.

What is considered personal information?

Based on the IPPS personal information is defined as information, or an opinion, relating to a person, or the affairs of a person, whose identity is apparent or can be ascertained from the information or opinion.

The History Trust of South Australia does not disclose personal information for any purpose other than what the personal information was gathered for. Exceptions to this disclosure statement are listed in the IPPS, which we adhere to and comply with.

Collection of non-personal

Our website automatically collects information about each user’s visit to the site via Google Analytics. This data provides useful information and statistics about a user’s online experience without identifying them. The type of information collected includes:

  • user’s IP address
  • date and time of the visit
  • pages access and documents downloaded
  • previous site visited
  • type of browser used.

Why we collect non-personal information

This information shows us how our sites are being used and helps us improve them to make your visit useful and enjoyable. No attempt 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 our web-server logs. This information is analysed annually to determine website and online application usage.