Updated: 16 April 2014

The Pacific Islands and New Zealand Electoral Administrators (PIANZEA) Secretariat, Australian Electoral Commission strives to protect information that you provide within its web and email services. We will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that our web and email services and your information are not compromised. However, any person using the PIANZEA Network's web and email services should be aware that the Internet is an unsecured public network that gives rise to a potential risk that information transactions are viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties.

The PIANZEA Secretariat accepts no liability for any unauthorised access or damage to a computer system (fixed or mobile), software or information occurring in connection with our web and email services.

To help maintain the security of our service, please contact us to report any suspicious or unauthorised activity relating to your use of the PIANZEA Network's web or email services.

Where communications external to and beyond the control of the PIANZEA Secretariat attempt to compromise the services we provide, we may choose to remove links to that communications source.

Personal information

The PIANZEA Secretariat via the Australian Electoral Commission accepts the provision of personal information through application, registration and nomination forms, or for other specified purposes. The information will only be used for the purposes for which the information is provided. Please refer to the instructions on the relevant form or the PIANZEA Network's website for methods of delivering the relevant form to the PIANZEA Secretariat.

Indigenous disclaimer

The PIANZEA Secretariat treats indigenous cultures and beliefs with respect. To many communities it is distressful and offensive to depict persons who have died. Indigenous communities are warned this website may contain such images.