MedClinic Medical Centres (“MedClinic”) recognizes the importance of privacy, and we are committed to protecting your personal information. MedClinic is required to comply with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Act”), which provides for the fair handling of personal data and sets standards for the collection, access, storage and use of personal information. Our policy for dealing with any personal information you disclose to us is explained below. Various State-specific privacy laws also govern our clinics.
What personal information does MedClinic collect?
The type of personal information we collect depends on the nature of your dealings with us and the reason for collecting it.
Personal information means information or an opinion about you. The personal information we collect about you may include your name and contact details, your employment details and work experience, industry expertise, areas of interest, qualifications, aptitude test results, opinions about your work performance (e.g. references), incidents at the workplace, and other information obtained or received by us in connection with your possible and actual work placements, details of your dealings with us, and any other information reasonably necessary to provide you with our services.
Sensitive information is a special category of personal information under the Act. It is information or opinion about you, including membership of a professional or trade association or membership of a trade union, criminal record, health information, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, or sexual preferences or practices. As outlined in the Act, sensitive information can, in most cases, only be disclosed with your consent.
MedClinic may collect the following types of personal information:
We may also collect information that is not personal because it does not identify you or anyone else. For example, we may collect anonymous answers to surveys or aggregated information about our website users.
How do we collect personal information?
How we collect personal information also depends on the nature of your dealings with us.
MedClinic collects personal information directly from you whenever it is reasonable and practical.
When collecting personal information from you, we may collect it in ways including:
We may also collect personal information from third parties including: