This privacy policy is for and served by the Ombudsman Commission of Papua New Guinea and governs the privacy of users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

Links to external websites

This website may contain links to other websites that are external to this site. This site takes reasonable care in linking to other websites but has no direct control over the content of the linked websites, or the changes that may occur to the content on those websites. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, and relevance of information contained in linked external websites.

Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organization is hosting the website they visit.

Security of the site

This website applies a range of security controls to protect from unauthorized access. However, users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network and gives rise to a potential risk that a user’s transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain malicious code or defects.

The Ombudsman Commission accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer hardware, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is downloaded from this site is free of viruses or other defects that may interfere with or damage the user’s computer hardware, software or data.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about the work and your dealings with the Ombudsman Commission. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but at their own discretion.

All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely. No personal details are passed on to third parties or shared with people outside of OCPNG.

Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity.

This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

Subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will be detailed instead.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Neither this website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platforms. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion.

Ombudsman Commission of Papua New Guinea
Petromin Haus, Section 45, Allotment 4
Hubert Murray Highway
P.O Box 1831
Port Moresby 121,
National Capital District,
Papua New Guinea.