How Service Tasmania uses your personal information


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How Service Tasmania uses your personal information

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In this activity, you’ll find out when and why you might need to enter personal information into the Service Tasmania website.

You’ll also find out how Service Tasmania protects your privacy by not storing personal information online.

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When does Service Tasmania ask for personal information?

When you use Service Tasmania to access government services, you might need to enter personal information when:

  • Paying for something, such as vehicle registration
  • Applying for a concession or rebate
  • Filling out a form online, such as a change of address form.
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What personal information does Service Tasmania ask for?

The personal information you need to provide depends on the service you are using.

For example, a vehicle registration will need your Payment number from your renewal notice.

A Change of address form will need your name, phone number, and your old and new addresses.

How does Service Tasmania protect your personal information online?

The Tasmanian Government takes your privacy seriously and does not collect personal information to pass on to any State institution or authority.

The Service Tasmania website doesn’t save the information you enter, either.

You can read the Tasmanian Government’s Personal Information Protection policy by typing in your web browser’s search bar.

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What to do if you get lost on Service Tasmania

The Service Tasmania website has a lot of pages and can get a bit confusing at times.

If you’ve clicked a few different things and are no longer sure where you are, you can click the words Service Tasmania at the top of the page.

This will take you back to the Service Tasmania home page at

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Take care not to click on the Tasmanian Government logo next to the words Service Tasmania.

If you click this, it will take you to the main Tasmanian Government website at This site is about the government itself, and not about accessing services.

If you do end up here, you can click the Service Tasmania Online link to go back to

Well done!

This is the end of the How Service Tasmania uses your personal information activity. You’ve learned about when you might need to enter personal information and how Service Tasmania uses it.

Up next, you can find out how to access the things you’ll need day-to-day, in the Accessing essential services activity.

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