Your privacy

We are committed to protecting user privacy. Like other Queensland public sector agencies, we are required to comply with eleven (11) Information Privacy Principles (IPPs) contained in the Information Privacy Act 2009, (IP Act) that set out how personal information must be collected and managed in the public sector environment.


This website uses cookies to collect information about our visitors and to track promotional campaign data. A 'cookie' is a small file that is sent to your computer when you visit our website. The cookie provides us with information about your interactions within our website. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some of our website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

Information collected

Unless you specifically tell us, we will not know who you are.

Any personal information you provide will be used for the purpose specified at the time it is collected, and will otherwise be managed in accordance with the IP Act.

When you visit our website, the department's web servers make a record of your visit and record anonymous information for statistical purposes only. This information is:

  • the type of browser, computer platform and screen resolution you are using
  • your traffic patterns through our site such as:
    • the date and time of your visit to the site
    • the pages you accessed and documents downloaded
  • the previous page you visited prior to accessing our site
  • the internet address of the server accessing our site
  • demographic data such as:
    • gender
    • age
    • interests.

We use this information to analyse user activity in order to improve user experience on our websites.

If you don’t want your data collected in this way, you can opt out by adjusting your Ad Settings or installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. This add-on instructs the Google Analytics JavaScript running on websites to prohibit sending information to Google Analytics.

This information will only be made available to the Department of Justice and Attorney-General. No attempt will be made to identify your personal details unless we are legally required to do so.


As this is a Queensland Government website, email correspondence sent to us will be treated as a public record and will be retained as required by the Public Records Act 2002 and other relevant regulations.

Your name and address will not be added to a mailing list and we will not disclose these details to third parties without your consent, unless required by law. However, email messages may be monitored by authorised IT staff for purposes such as system troubleshooting and maintenance.

We will disclose your email details to the relevant authorities if necessary to protect the safety of the public or to protect the rights and property of the State of Queensland.


This site does not provide open access facilities for securely transmitting information across the internet. You are advised that there can be risks with transmitting information across the Internet.

This site may contain links to non-Queensland Government websites. The department is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of such websites.