Privacy Policy

Information collection

When visiting this site, a record of your visit to is logged. Recording usage patterns helps us to, among other things, identify areas of our site that are popular and those that are not.  Your browser provides the following information:
•     the type of browser and operating system used;
•     the previous site that you visited;
•     your server's IP address (ie. a number unique to the computer through which you are connected to the Internet);
•     the date and time of your visit;
•     the length of time spent at the site; and
•     the pages accessed and the documents downloaded.

To improve your experience on our website, we may use 'cookies'. Cookies are an industry standard and most major websites use them. A cookie is a small text file that our website may place on your computer as a tool to remember your preferences. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Our website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. When you go to other websites from here, we advise you to be aware and read their privacy policy.

Staff who access the data referred to above are subject to the Office of National Intelligence Act 2018 (the Act) and Privacy Rules issued by the Prime Minister pursuant to section 53 of the Act.

ONI’s Privacy Rules are developed in consultation with the Attorney-General, the Privacy Commissioner and the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security. These rules govern the communication, handling and retention by ONI of identifiable information about Australian persons.
The IGIS regularly inspects ONI's compliance with its privacy rules.