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Access Health and Community (AccessHC) is committed to protecting the privacy of client and staff information. We are required by law to protect personal information
AccessHC collects and administers a range of personal information for the purposes of providing health and wellbeing services. The organisation is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information it collects, holds and administers.
We recognise the essential right of individuals to have their information administered in ways which they would reasonably expect – protected on one hand, and made accessible to them on the other.
AccessHC is bound by laws which impose specific obligations when it comes to handling information. AccessHC has adopted the following principles as minimum standards in relation to handling personal information.
More information about protecting your privacy can be found on our Client Rights and Responsibilities document or you can contact our Privacy Officer on 03 9810 3000 or email us at email@example.com.
The information we collect helps us to keep up-to-date details about your health needs, so we can best support you.
Where we work together to provide care for you, we may communicate and share your information across our services. We seek your permission to share your information externally.
You can decide not to share some of your information. However, this may affect the level and type of care we offer you.
Access Health and Community follows Australian privacy laws. We take care to ensure your information is secure. Your health record is stored on a secure database that is password protected.
You have the right to access your information and ask for it to be corrected if necessary. Please contact our Privacy Officer on (03) 9810 3000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to do this.
You can also contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner on 1300 363 992 or email@example.com