Privacy policy

Anonymous access to this website

The National State Libraries Australasia (NSLA) website can be accessed and browsed without disclosing your personal information.

Collection and use of personal information

This site does not collect or use personal information except that which you provide freely through online forms as part of a service request.


Personal information will only be used for the purpose for which you provided it and will not be disclosed to third parties except: where we have your consent; where we are authorised or compelled by law to do so; or otherwise in exceptional circumstances.

Access and correction

You are able to access any personal information about you held by NSLA. The ACT Freedom of Information Act 2016 gives you the right to request information held by NSLA about your personal affairs and the activities of NSLA, and the right to request that incorrect or misleading information held by NSLA about you be amended or removed.

If you have a freedom of information enquiry, please contact us.


A cookie is a small piece of code placed on your computer which allows us to record information about your visit. We use cookies to record usage statistics for this website, such as the number of visits, documents viewed, browser type, and the way the site is navigated. In using these cookies we do not retrieve or record any personal information such as names or email addresses. The anonymous statistical data we collect may be aggregated and used in broader statistical analysis.

Email addresses

We will only record your email address if you send us a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list, unless you have requested to subscribe to the NSLA e-newsletter. We will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it without your consent.

Security of your personal information

There are risks associated with transmitting information over the internet. If you are concerned about conveying sensitive information to NSLA over the internet, you may prefer to contact us by mail or telephone.