Privacy Statement

The South Melbourne Market is owned and managed by the City of Port Phillip.

City of Port Phillip is committed to providing you with the highest quality services and information within a trusted environment. The purposes of Council are:

  • Provide for the peace, order and good government of its municipal district;
  • Facilitate and encourage appropriate development of its municipal district in the best interests of the community;
  • Provide equitable and appropriate services and facilities for the community and to ensure that those services and facilities are managed efficiently and effectively;
  • M anage, improve and develop the resources of its district efficiently and effectively.

Please read the following policy statements and disclaimer on how your personal information will be treated and managed as you use our web site.

Information collected

When you look at this web site, our Internet Service Provider makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes;

  • your server address
  • your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
  • the date and time of your visit to the site
  • the pages you accessed and documents downloaded
  • the previous site you have visited
  • the type of browser you are using.

If you visit our site to browse, read or download information, our system will log these movements. These web site logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals who browse the site.

Access to Information Collected

The City of Port Phillip will not make an attempt to identify users or their browsing activities. However, in the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our Internet Service Provider's logs.

Use of Information Collected

We will only record your e-mail address if you send us a message. Your e-mail address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it, generally a request for information which we might follow up with a newsletter.

The City of Port Phillip is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet that we may need, for example to correspond with you, it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information. We will not disclose this information to any third party unless disclosure is required or authorised by law. The information we collect from you may be used for our own planning and research purposes. You are able to access and update your personal information.


A cookie is a block of data that is shared between a web server and a user's browser. This site does not use cookies.

Our site contains links to other web sites, however, the City of Port Phillip is not responsible for privacy practices or the content of these sites. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of
other linked sites.

The City of Port Phillip intends to protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information. We employ appropriate security methods and technologies to maintain information collected, prevent unauthorised access and ensure correct use of information.

This site does not provide facilities for the secure transmission of information across the Internet. Users should be aware that there are inherent risks transmitting information across the Internet. Once we receive your transmission, we do our best to ensure your information is secure on our systems.

Any personal information supplied by you through this site will be kept strictly confidential and will be used to provide you with the services you applied for and not used for purposes that you are not aware of.

Use eServices to ask us a question, request information or give us feedback online. If you prefer phone ASSIST on (03) 9209 6777 or TTy (03) 9209 6713.