Privacy Collection Notices

Information collected on any aquaculture form is subject to the following Privacy Collection Notices.

Privacy Collection Notice for lease and permit forms

Information collected on this application is subject to the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998. You must provide the information in order for NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) to assess the application. Information collected will be stored securely within the FishOnline system and NSW DPI’s records management system, to which only authorised personnel have access.

NSW DPI may use the information, and disclose it to authorised agencies by way of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), for related administration, research and statistical reporting purposes. The information may be pooled in a manner not identifying individuals to form industry-based statistics. Information collected may be publicly available on the NSW register of aquaculture permits in accordance with section 154 of the Fisheries Management Act 1994. Information collected may also be subject to other lawful requests for information such as subpoenas or GIPA (Government Information Public Access) requests. Any email addresses collected may be used to electronically serve instruments if the customer has agreed to receive documentation from NSW DPI electronically. Information collected will be destroyed when no longer required.

You may access or correct your information by contacting NSW DPI, Aquaculture Administration, Locked Bag 1, Nelson Bay NSW 2315, or via email aquaculture.administration@dpi.nsw.gov.au. For more information, please refer to Regional NSW Privacy Statement at https://www.regional.nsw.gov.au/privacy and Regional NSW Privacy Management Plan at https://www.regional.nsw.gov.au/privacy/privacy-management-plan.

Privacy Collection Notice for annual production returns

Information collected on this return is subject to the Privacy and Personal Information Protections Act 1998. In accordance with section 153 of the Fisheries Management Act 1994, it is a lawful requirement that you complete and submit this return to NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI). Failure to do so may result in a fine and/or cancellation of the aquaculture permit(s). Information collected will be stored securely within the FishOnline system and NSW DPI’s records management system, to which only authorised personnel have access.

NSW DPI may use the information, and disclose it to authorised agencies by way of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), for related administration, research and statistical reporting purposes. The information may be pooled in a manner not identifying individuals to form industry-based statistics. Information collected may also be subject to other lawful requests for information such as subpoenas or GIPA (Government Information Public Access) requests. Any email addresses collected may be used to electronically serve instruments if the customer has agreed to receive documentation from NSW DPI electronically. Information collected will be destroyed when no longer required.

You may access or correct your information by contacting NSW DPI, Aquaculture Administration, Locked Bag 1, Nelson Bay NSW 2315, or via email aquaculture.administration@dpi.nsw.gov.au. For more information, please refer to Regional NSW Privacy Statement at https://www.regional.nsw.gov.au/privacy and Regional NSW Privacy Management Plan at https://www.regional.nsw.gov.au/privacy/privacy-management-plan.