We use X (formerly Twitter) and Facebook to communicate with communities about our work.

How we use social media is guided by Guidance for the Use of Social Media in the Victorian Public Sector (External link) and the Department of Justice and Community Safety Social Media Policy (External link)

Likes are acknowledgments only and not endorsements. 

We may collect any personal information that you provide us via the @IGEM_Vic (External link) X account and facebook.com/IGEMVictoria (External link) Facebook account under section 8C of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, for the purposes of engaging and consulting with the public.

Any personal information we collect via X will be handled appropriately and in line with this privacy statement.

X (formerly) Twitter may also collect your personal information for its own purposes.

When you agree to a social media account's terms of service and privacy policy, you agree to your information being transferred outside Victoria.

To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, please do not post any personal information (including phone numbers and email addresses) in your post, comment, or reply.

Additionally, please do not share personal information about others via social media.

Links to non-vic.gov.au websites

This privacy statement does not apply to any external websites that are linked on the vic.gov.au website.

We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external websites.

When you visit other websites, we recommend you read the privacy statements or policies of these websites before providing personal information.