Who we are
The National Information and Communications Technology Authority (NICTA) is a government agency responsible for the regulation and licensing of Information Communication Technology (ICT) Services & Equipment in Papua New Guinea.
Our website address is: https://www.nicta.gov.pg.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
This site uses contact forms for the purpose of communicating directly with the industry, key stakeholders, consumers and the general public.
Our site uses a security application (plugin) for the purposes of providing security protection to our website. Therefore, all visitors to this site will have several cookies setup which may contain your IP Address, your country, URL links within the site that you visited or tried to visit and other analytics data.
The security application only uses data about your visit and does not store personally identifiable information and therefore does not require user consent.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
As our site uses a security application (plugin) for the purposes of providing security protection to our website, it may collect some anonymous analytics data about our site visitors.
We also use Google Analytics to collect anonymous analytics data about our site visitors
Our web-host may also collect anonymous analytics data about our site visitors.
Who we share your data with
For visitors who use our ‘contact form’, information such as your ‘name’, ‘e-mail address’ and ‘message’ will only be sent to the appropriate NICTA employee(s) based on your selected recipient.
How long we retain your data
Data submitted through our ‘contact form’ will be stored for an indefinite period if time, as we may be required to refer back to it, when dealing with your issues, and other similar issues that maybe submitted overtime.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left any data through use of our ‘contact form’, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor data submitted through the ‘contact form’ may be checked through an automated spam detection service.