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Privacy Policy

Last updated: 2023

Plan Be Planning Consultancy is a registered Australian business and operates in compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and the Privacy Act 1988.

Your personal data1 will be processed2 lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject and will be collected solely for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and will not be further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.


The only data which will be collected will be that which is adequate, relevant, and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed. Generally, the only personal data which will be required to be provided is the client’s full name(s), address and contact details (telephone number and e-mail address).


This information will not be passed to any other party except where the submission and consideration of a planning application or discussion with the planning authority reasonably requires it. Government is subject to its own Data Protection regulations which prevent disclosure of applicants’ and objectors’ personal details.

Every effort will be made to ensure that data is kept up to date and accurate and kept in a form that permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data is processed.

All personal data will be processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction, or damage.

Plan Be Planning Consultancy is the controller3 in this case, responsible for compliance with the Regulations, Act and Order cited above.

The Data Protection Officer in this case are Plan Be whose contact details are set out below:

            Plan Be Planning Consultancy.


In the event of a Personal Data Breach4 the breach will be notified to the Information Commissioner without undue delay, where feasible within 72 hours after becoming aware of the breach unless the data breach is unlikely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of an individual. If the data breach is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of affected individuals, then the controller will also inform the affected individuals without undue delay.

1 Personal data is information about living individuals – staff, customers, volunteers, and members, who can be identified by that information.

2 Processing data includes the collecting, storing, recording, and using personal data either electronically or in hard copy form.

3 The Controller is any type of organisation that decides what personal data is needed to operate or provide the service, why and how it is processed.

4 A Personal Data Breach is a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of or access to, personal data transmitted, stored, or otherwise processed.

Definitions as set out in the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).


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We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

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