Terms of Use

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By using this YCACC website you agree to all Terms of Use, (including this disclaimer and YCACC Privacy Statement). They do not extend to other websites, including any web site that may be accessed through this website and are governed by the laws in force in Victoria.


The content of the YCACC website is provided for information purposes only. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) does not make any representations or warranties (express or implied) as to the accuracy, currency, completeness or authenticity of the information and materials contained at this website or information or services of third parties that may be accessed through this website. In particular, the DELWP does not purport to endorse any of the information or services on any linked websites or any organisation linked from or to this website. A person using the information should conduct independent enquiries to verify it.


The DELWP does not represent or warrant that the information and materials contained at this web site or on a linked website are free of computer viruses or other defects.

To the extent permitted by law, the DELWP, its employees and agents shall have no liability (including liability by reason of negligence) to any person for the information or advice (or the use of such information and advice) which is provided on this website or information or services of third parties that may be accessed through this website. In particular, the DELWP shall have no liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred or arising as a result of any of the information, advice or services, including any incidental, special or consequential damages for loss of business or other profits.

Linked websites

This website provides links to external websites which the DELWP does not control. DELWP makes no warranties or representations regarding linked websites and is not liable for any loss suffered by you or any third party in connection with the use of a linked website or its content.


Unless otherwise stated, Copyright for this website (including content and design) is owned by the DELWP. You are permitted to make limited copies of the content within this website in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968 for the purposes of private study, research, criticism, review and any other purposes subject to the conditions prescribed under the applicable Act. You are not permitted to reproduce, distribute, adapt, transmit, store or reuse any part of this website for any purpose without prior written permission from DELWP.

Further information

Should you require further information relating to our website terms and conditions of use, please contact us.

Privacy Statement

The DELWP values your privacy and is committed to protecting personal information it collects by complying with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, which establishes Information Privacy Principles to which this site is subject and provides for complaints and penalties for interfering with personal privacy through the Privacy Commissioner and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

This statement outlines DELWP’s online privacy policy and applies to the entire DELWP website. This privacy statement does not extend beyond this website. If you link to other sites from this website you should familiarise yourself with their privacy statements.

Information Collected

The DELWP website does not collect, use or disclose personal information (being information capable of identifying you as an individual) other than information you choose to provide, for example, through online databases and e-mail you submit via this website.

Visitor logs are used on this site for statistical purposes only and include your server’s address, top level domain name (eg .com, .gov .au), date and time of visit, pages downloaded and browser used. No attempt is made to identify users or browsing activity. This information is only used to update and improve this website.


This website may use cookies (small data files that are sent to a user’s computer to record aspect of that user’s experience of the site) from time to time to improve the operation of the site but will not involve the collection of personal information.

Use and Disclosure of Information

Any personal information provided by you will only be used and disclosed for the purpose for which you provided the information. DELWP will only use or disclose your personal information for a secondary purpose with your consent or where the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 otherwise authorises the use or disclose by law.


The DELWP has implemented security measures to protect the personal information that it has under its control. However, users of this website should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information on the internet, and that the DELWP cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to the DELWP online. Users transmit information to the DELWP via this website at their own risk. Once any personal information comes into the DELWP’s possession, the DELWP will take reasonable steps to protect it from misuse or loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Email Addresses

The DELWP will only record your email address for the purpose of replying to specific enquiries made by you. They will not be used or stored for any unrelated purpose or disclosed to third parties.
Privacy information can also be obtained through viewing the Office of the Victorian Privacy Commissioner website.