Cameron Kellett is committed to protecting your personal information, and ensuring its privacy, accuracy and security. Personal information is handled in a responsible manner in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) as stipulated by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
What is meant by ‘personal information’?
Personal information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable, whether true or not, and whether or not recorded in a material form.
Sensitive information (a type of personal information), means information or an opinion about an individual’s race or ethnic origins, political opinions and associations, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, sexual preferences or practices, trade or professional associations and memberships, union membership, criminal record, health or genetic information or biometric information.
Collection of personal information
Your personal information is collected when you request services, or communicate with Cameron Kellett or any of his employees by any means.
Wherever reasonable and practicable, personal information is collected from you or by someone you have authorised to act on your behalf.
The types of personal information collected includes; names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, other contact details, payment details, occupation and any other information that assists in conducting our services.
Personal information is collected only by lawful, regulatory and fair means.
Personal information is only collected when necessary for Cameron Kellett to provide you with the services for which you have engaged him and to improve those services.
Use and disclosure of personal information
Your personal information is only used for the purpose for which it was provided, for related purposes or as required or permitted by law.
Information is only disclosed to third parties only with your authority to do so. The act of requesting services provided by Cameron Kellett is considered permission for that third party. Only relevant and practical information in such circumstances will be disclosed when necessary for the provision of the service.
Your sensitive information will only be disclosed for the purpose for which it was initially collected or for a directly related purpose, as required or permitted by law, or where you consent to the use or disclosure.
Disclosure of personal information overseas
Personal information is not disclosed to third parties outside Australia, unless required and/or permitted by law.
Cameron Kellett takes reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
Where your personal information is no longer required, including where Cameron Kellett is no longer required by law to keep records relating to you, he will ensure that it is de-identified or destroyed. Cameron Kellett is required to retain patient records for 7 years, after which, records are securely destroyed.
Data quality, access and correction
Reasonable steps are taken by Cameron Kellett to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date.However, you are asked to advise us of any changes or corrections to the information held about you.
If you consider that the information held about you is not accurate, complete or up-to-date, or if your information has changed, please let Cameron Kellett know as soon as possible.
You may request access to the personal information held about you by contacting Cameron Kellett. He will respond to your request within a reasonable time.
Where reasonable and practicable, he will provide access to the information we hold about you in the manner you request.
No fee applies for requesting access to information held about you. However, the right is reserved to charge a reasonable fee when the request includes copying notes and documents that are held by Cameron Kellett, or third parties.
If you believe that personal information held about you is incorrect, incomplete or not current, you may request that it be updated or corrected by contacting Cameron Kellett.
Cameron Kellett does not adopt, use or disclose government related identifiers except as required or permitted by law.
If you have a question or complaint in relation to the collection, storage, use or disclosure of your personal information, please contact Cameron Kellett.
If you are not satisfied with the response, you may discuss your concerns with the Australian Privacy Commissioner via www.oaic.gov.au or 1300 363 992.
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Effective date: 01/10/2017