This statement sets out the Department’s policies relating to the privacy and security of your personal information. This privacy and security statement applies to the following Departmental websites:

  • Community Visitor Scheme
  • Department of Human Services
  • Domiciliary Equipment Service
  • Interpreting and Translating Centre
  • Office for Women
  • Office for Youth
  • Parenting SA
  • Problem Gambling
  • Screening Checks

This site is operated in compliance with the Government of South Australia’s information privacy principles (IPPs), a copy of which can be found within the Department of the Premier and Cabinet Circulars.

Find out more about our commitment to information privacy.


Data collected while browsing

Our websites use cookies to support administrative and content management functions and to store viewing preferences for website areas where website content display can be customised.

When you visit this site, we compile data that records and logs your visit with the following information collected strictly for statistical purposes only:

  • User’s server address
  • Date and time of the visit to the site
  • Pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • Search words used
  • Previous site visited
  • Type of browser used

This information is analysed to determine the site’s usage statistics and no attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities.


‘Contact us’

We retain the email address of people who send emails through the ‘Contact us’ facility or feedback forms, for the purpose of sending a response. Addresses are stored in a secure area within the South Australian Government’s Message Services System and will not be used for any other purpose, nor disclosed without your consent.



Please note that Departmental sites contain links to a large number of other web sites that are included on the basis of containing content related to South Australian community, business or government. When a user has clicked on a link to another website, they leave this site and this privacy and security statement does not apply to those websites.