SA Tenders and Contracts

Privacy Statement

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You consent to the collection and use of the information collected and the information provided in using the South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website.

The South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website is operated in compliance with the South Australian Government's Information Privacy Principles, a copy of which can be obtained at: http://www.archives.sa.gov.au/privacy/principles.html. These policies are based on national and international privacy standards. These policies address personal information that relates to natural persons, not corporate bodies.

You should note that there are inherent risks associated with transmission of information via the Internet. You should make your own assessment of the potential risks to the security of your information when making a decision as to whether or not you should use the South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website to lodge a tender response. There are alternative ways to lodge tender responses if you do not wish to use the Internet. Tender responses may be prepared manually (i.e. on paper) and lodged in accordance with the instructions contained in the relevant tender documentation.

The main means by which the South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website collects information from users is by users completing and submitting online forms provided on the South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website.

The information collected is used for statistical purposes and to notify you of any alterations made to any tender documentation you have downloaded. The information collected may be displayed on the South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website in the Specifications "Downloaded/Collected by" table for the relevant tender, which is accessible to the public. You will be asked whether you wish this information to be displayed on the South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website when you download selected tender documentation.

The South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website, like most other websites, collects the following information from users:

  1. A record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes - the user's Internet Protocol address, the date and time of the visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited and the type of browser used. 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 service provider's logs. This information is analysed at the end of each month to determine the site's usage statistics.
  2. The South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website requires all users who wish to download tender documentation to be registered on the South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website before access to the tender documentation is permitted. A name and an electronic mail address are required for all registered South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website users. We collect this information so that we can provide you with any amendments that have been made to any tender documentation that you have downloaded, via electronic mail.

The South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website contains some links to other websites. When you click on a link to another site, you leave the South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website and are no longer protected by the South Australian Tenders & Contracts Website privacy conditions.