Privacy Policy

Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) is committed to protecting an individual's right to privacy and, accordingly, adhering to its obligations under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) and Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) (the Acts).


GRLC has the purpose and function of delivering library services on behalf of Borough of Queenscliffe, City of Greater Geelong, Colac Otway Shire, Golden Plains Shire and Surf Coast Shire.
This policy outlines how GRLC will, when furthering this purpose and performing this function, comply with the Acts and, in particular, how it will comply with the Information Privacy Principles (IPPs) and Health Privacy Principles (HPPs).

Its purpose is to inform individuals about GRLC’s obligations and information privacy practices, and outline the principles that will guide GRLC in relation to:

  • responsible collection and management of personal information;
  • providing individuals with the right to access their personal information;
  • providing individuals with the right to make corrections to their personal information;
  • handling queries and complaints about privacy; and
  • balancing the public interest in the free flow of information with the public interest in protecting the privacy of personal information.

All employees and volunteers working for the GRLC are required, and contractors/agents to the GRLC are requested, to comply with this policy.

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