This privacy statement explains how Mental Health Australia collects personal information and how we use it.
This statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices which are set out in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and the National Privacy Principles.
Personal information is any information that identifies or could identify a person, whether it is true or not. It includes, for example, the name of an individual, the age, gender and contact details. Personal information can also include more sensitive information, such as information about an individual work place history or health record.
Mental Health Australia collects personal information that you choose to give us, for example your email address when you subscribe to one of our publications.
If you visit our website to browse or download information, we record, through our log files, the following information for statistical purposes:
- your server address and associated country;
- your top level domain name (e.g. .gov, .com, .edu, .org, .au, .nz);
- the pages you accessed and the documents you downloaded;
- the search terms you used;
- the date and time you visited the site;
- the previous site you visited;
- your operating system (e.g. Windows, Macintosh);
- the type of browser you use (e.g. Internet Explorer);
We do not collect personal information about you if you only browse our website. No attempt is ever made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect our website logs.
Use of your personal identifiable information
Mental Health Australia will only use your personal information for the purposes for which you gave it to us and where you would reasonably expect us to use the information.
Your personal information will not be used or disclosed for any other purpose without your consent, or where one of the exceptions under the Privacy Act applies.
We do not share information about you with other organisations without your permission unless it is:
- necessary to provide you with a service that you have requested, or
- required or authorised by law.
If we ask for personal information in order to provide you with a service you have requested then we will tell you how we intend to use that personal information.
Access to your personal information
You may request access to the personal information about you that we hold. You can ask to correct any errors or delete information we have about you.
You may opt out of any further contact from us.
How to contact us
If at any time you believe we have not adhered to the principles referred to in this privacy notice or have any other comments, please contact us.
Mental Health Australia
PO Box 174
Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: +61 6285 3100
Email address: [email protected]