Privacy policy

This statement provides information regarding the use of the WALGA website and the privacy of its users and their information. WALGA values the privacy of its members and stakeholders and manages the privacy risks of the information it collects about them.

There are risks associated with the transmission of data through the internet. Users should make their own judgement of the potential risks when accessing WALGA's website.

Collection and use of personal information

WALGA collects information about its members and stakeholders:

  • in the performance of its services and functions;
  • as required by law;
  • through correspondence, communication and service requests from members and stakeholders; and
  • through online data and metadata collection.

Site data collected

When users access WALGA's website, WALGA logs a record of the user’s visit and information about the user.

  • for statistical purposes;
  • to monitor use and access of WALGA's website;
  • to monitor the frequency and type of information being accessed by users; and
  • to customise and improve the website for users.

The types of information WALGA collects include:

  • details of the user’s access of the website including webpages accessed, frequency and duration;
  • details of the operating systems, devices (such as smart phones, tablets, laptops or desktop computers) and software used to access the website; and details of any other website, social media platform, code or link that directed the user to the website.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics, Google Optimize and Google Tag Manager are services provided by Google, Inc. (Google).

When Google is used as a browser, Google Analytics uses cookies and tracking codes to help analyse how users use WALGA's website. Google Optimize uses cookies to measure how different users respond to different content. The information generated is transmitted to and stored on servers in the United States.

WALGA will use Google Analytics, Google Optimize and Google Tag manager information to:

  • evaluate use of WALGA's website and mobile site;
  • receive reports for WALGA on website activity; and
  • provide other services relating to website activity and Internet usage.

Google has its own privacy policies.

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