Privacy of your personal information
Echuca Regional Health respects your right to privacy and understands the need to protect your personal information. Echuca Regional Health adheres to the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy Act”) and other relevant codes and requirements relating to the privacy of your personal information.
Collection and use of your personal information
Personal information may be collected through this website when responding to various promotional opportunities or making donations. The information Echuca Regional Health collects may include your name, postal and email address, other contact details, credit card particulars, and any other information that Echuca Regional Health requires at the time.
Echuca Regional Health may collect information in a number of circumstances, including but not limited, to:
- lodging an application or interest in becoming a volunteer;
- registering for e-Newsletters;
- lodging an application to participate in an educational or community event;
- when making a donation;
- making a general enquiry.
Disclosure of your personal information
Your personal information will remain confidential, and may only be used by Echuca Regional Health or in communications between Echuca Regional Health and any third parties necessary to service your application, create necessary bookings or arrangements, insurance purposes (only in limited circumstances), by law, and to any other third party where your consent is given.
By submitting personal information via the Echuca Regional Health website, you consent to the disclosure of that information to a third party, for the purposes identified in the preceding paragraph. However, your personal information will not be sold or distributed to third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
Your personal information will only be used for purposes directly related to Echuca Regional Health’s business.
Security of your personal information
Access to your personal information is limited to those parties within Echuca Regional Health who require legitimate access to it. Echuca Regional Health takes reasonable precautions to protect your information, through IT data security, secure document storage, and confidentiality policies.
You may have access to your personal information by writing to the Privacy Officer:
The Privacy Officer
Echuca Regional Health
226 Service Street
Echuca, VIC 3564
Please also contact the Privacy Officer on the above address if any information Echuca Regional Health holds is inaccurate, or if you would like information on how we manage your personal information.
In rare circumstances, and only where it is permitted under the Privacy Act, we may not be able to provide you with access to your information. For example, where the requested access will have an unreasonable impact upon the privacy of others or where we are required by law to withhold the information. If we are unable to provide you with access, we will provide you with reasons for our refusal.