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Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement

The content of the Victorian Government Library Service website is provided for information purposes only. No claim is made as to the accuracy or authenticity of the content of the VGLS website. In no event will the State of Victoria, its agents, instrumentalities and employees be liable for the accuracy of the information contained on this website nor its use or reliance placed on it.

No responsibility is taken for any information that may appear on any linked websites. It is the responsibility of users to make their own decision about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information found.

There is no warranty that the VGLS website will be free of infections by viruses or any other manifesting, contaminating or destructive properties.

The Victorian Government Library Service (VGLS) provides library services to Victorian Government departments and agencies. Individuals are required to register as a member of the VGLS prior to service delivery.

Unauthorised commercial publication or reproduction of any electronic resource materials is specifically prohibited and will constitute an infringement under Australian copyright law. The Library's electronic resources are governed by licence agreements that restrict use to Victorian Government departments and inner agencies for work-related, research or learning purposes as specified in the licensing agreement. Users of these resources are obliged to read the terms of the licence agreement on the publisher’s website before accessing the electronic resource. Access is not transferable to other third parties.

Electronic resource materials accessed by users through the VGLS website are protected by copyright, trademarks, patents and other proprietary rights and laws. Users must comply with such laws and acknowledge and reference any electronic resource materials used in the preparation of their work. Copyright is a complex area of law. Further information on copyright is available from the Australian Copyright Council.

Confidentiality of information

Information provided by users and stored for the purpose of library services will be treated in accordance with the Victorian Information security management policy, standards and guidelines developed by DTF. The VGLS is committed to respecting the rights of individuals to privacy of their personal information. When collecting and managing personal information the VGLS complies with the Privacy and Data Protection Act of 2014.

VGLS will adhere to DTF’s Privacy Policy.

For information regarding library services and charges, please contact the Victorian Government Library Service for a Shared Service Provider - Schedule of Services.

The Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 outlines our legal obligations in respect to the rights of individual's privacy of their personal information.

This is enacted through DTF's Privacy Policy which describes how staff are required to collect, use and store personal and sensitive information, as well as how they should respond to requests for access from people whose personal information they hold, and how complaints concerning alleged breaches must be handled.

Contact VGLS for a copy of the DTF Privacy Policy.