Privacy

The Bureau of Health Information respects an individual’s right to privacy and complies with the Information Protection Principles in the Privacy and Personal Information Act 1998 (PPIP Act)

This Act regulates the collection, storage, use and disclosure of personal information held by government agencies.

The Bureau of Health Information does not allow the publication of any information that may identify individuals or might potentially identify them.

Information collected about your website visit

Visitor logs are used on this website for statistical and administrative purposes only.

Generally, any personal information you provide to us will be used and disclosed only for the Bureau’s purposes, or a directly related purpose, unless you consent to another use or disclosure, in emergencies or as otherwise required or authorised by law.

This website does not use cookies to collect personal information.

Bureau and personal information

Enquiries

Email addresses provided to this website for the purpose of submitting an enquiry to the Bureau will not be added to mailing lists, or disclosed to any other party without the user’s consent, unless required to do so by law.

Email subscriptions

Email addresses provided to this website for the purpose of subscribing to the Bureau’s notification service will only be used to alert you to the topics that you have subscribed to and will not be added to mailing lists, or disclosed to any other party without the user’s consent, unless required to do so by law.

Any personal information will be kept in safe custody, sufficient to prevent unauthorised access, and will be handled to ensure its safety, integrity and confidentiality.

General information

For general information about your privacy rights under the PPIP Act, visit the Information and Privacy Commission.

Page updated: 8th Aug 2016
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