Personal information is almost any information, including numbers and images that can be linked to an identifiable living person. Health information is information that can be linked to an identifiable individual, including deceased individuals, which concern that individual's physical, mental or psychological health, disability or genetic makeup.
Council may also collect sensitive information. Sensitive information includes, but is not limited to, information or an opinion about an individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, trade union membership, philosophical or religious beliefs, sexual preferences or criminal record.
Broadly speaking, Moira Shire Council collects personal and health information related to the statutory functions and administration of Council. It may also collect personal information in order to provide a wide range of services to the community, including, but not limited to, building and planning services, registration of animals and food premises, customer requests, recreation, health, education, welfare and child care services.
Moira Shire Council may be provided with personal or health information verbally, electronically or contained in letters, requests for service, surveys, applications for permits, complaints or other sources.