Privacy Policy

Your privacy

This is the Wet Tropics Management Authority's website. We are committed to protecting user privacy.
We understand that visitors and users of this website are concerned about their privacy, and the confidentiality and security of any information that is provided.


Information collected on this website

Unless you specifically tell us, the Wet Tropics Management Authority website will never know who you are.
If there are "cookies" on our site (information held about your visits to websites) it will be your choice to enable them.
When you visit this website our Internet Service Provider's standard web logs record anonymous information for statistical purposes only, including:
  • the type of browser 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.
  • access to information collected.
No attempt is or will be made to identify your personal details except in the event of an investigation when a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's logs.


Email correspondence sent to will be treated as a public record and will be retained as required by the Public Records Act 2002 and other relevant regulations. It will also be subject to the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009.

We will not add any details from your email to a mailing list, and we will not disclose these details to third parties without your consent, unless required by law.

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.

Our Internet Service Provider may monitor email traffic for system trouble shooting and maintenance purposes only.

Providing feedback through the email does not in any way affect your access to Queensland Government websites.



This site does not provide facilities for securely transmitting information across the Internet. We recognise that there can be risks with transmitting information across the Internet.

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

To contact us, please write to:

Wet Tropics Management Authority
PO Box 2050
Cairns Queensland 4870

(Updated July 2012)

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