This Privacy Statement applies to the eHealth Web Services (eHWS) web site at www.eHWS.com.au only. It tells you how we collect personal information and how we use it. We last updated this Statement in May 2010. If you have any objections to our Privacy Statement, please do not access or use our web site.
Personal Information Collected
We create and manage our web site with help from service providers. We do not attempt to identify individual users or their browsing activities. However, if you choose to give us personal information, for example your name, email address, etc. we may collect this personal information.
Use of your Personal Information
Any personal information you provide to us will only be used or shared for the purpose for which you provided it to us. We will not use or share your personal information for any other purpose without your permissions, unless it:
- is necessary so that we can provide you with the service you have requested.
- is required or authorised by law.
- is needed in the event of the reasonable suspicion of unlawful activity, for example malicious attacks or threats of violence related to our web site.
Access to your Personal Information
You may access the personal information about you that we have. You can have us correct or delete the personal information we have about you. You may opt out of any further contact with us. To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, we may have to get evidence about your identity before we can give you access, change or delete the personal information that we have about you.
We take steps to protect the personal information we have against loss, unauthorised use, modification or disclosure, etc. These steps include storing electronic files in secure facilities, encryption of data, backup of data, audits and physical access restrictions. When no longer required, personal information is destroyed in a secure manner.
For more information on the principles, regulations and legislation underlying our Privacy Statement, please refer to the following:
– Privacy Act 1988 (Australia)
– Office of the Australian Privacy Commissioner