Inner North West Primary Care Partnership (INW PCP) is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information in compliance with the principles set out in the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic).
This Privacy Statement explains how your personal information (being information capable of identifying you as an individual) will be treated as you access and interact with this website. The practices outlined in this Privacy Statement are subject to any rights or obligations INW PCP may have to handle personal information in accordance with law.
Any information provided via this website, including information identifying individuals, will be used only for the purpose/s intended and where the intention includes confidentiality, information will be treated as such unless otherwise required by law.
Collection of your personal information
The personal information we collect via this website may include :
Feedback, information request form and email
Email addresses provided via this site will only be used to respond to specific user queries and will not be added to any mailing lists, nor disclosed to any other party, without users' knowledge and consent, unless required by law. By completing the ‘Subscription to INW PCP e-News’ webform, users consent to addition of their name, email address, organisation and position (if provided) to INW PCP’s e-News distribution list, and may email a request to unsubscribe from e-News at any time to BabaraP@inwpcp.org.au.
We may preserve the content of any feedback form, information request form, email or other electronic message that we receive. Any personal information contained in that message will only be used or disclosed in ways set out in this Privacy Statement.
Anonymous web statistics data collection
INW PCP collects anonymous data through its web server that includes number, time and date of visits to the site and its pages. This anonymous information is used for statistical purposes and to ensure our web site is providing information relevant to our users.
Use and disclosure of your personal information
In addition to providing our services to you and carrying out your requests, we may use personal information that we collect about you for purposes including the following:
Where we collect personal information from you via our website, we will not share your information with any third parties except:
We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control. However, you should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information across the Internet. So while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us online and individuals do so at their own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. If you are concerned about conveying sensitive material to us over the Internet, you may prefer to contact us by telephone or mail. We will remove personal information from our system where it is no longer required (except where archiving is required and in order to fulfil our obligations under the Public Records Act 1973 (Vic).
Links to external websites
This Privacy Statement does not extend beyond this website. When following links to other sites from this website, we recommend that you read the privacy statement of that site to familiarise yourself with its privacy practices.
The default settings of browsers like Netscape and Internet Explorer may allow some or all cookies, but users can easily take steps to erase cookies from their hard-drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, some parts of sites may not function fully for users that disallow cookies.