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Privacy

At Primary Health Tasmania we are committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information we collect.

To demonstrate this, we have developed a privacy policy that governs the way we handle personal information.

This policy explains why and how we collect, hold, use and disclose the personal information we collect from you.

It also tells you how to access, amend or make a complaint about the personal information we hold about you.

Read our privacy policy or contact our privacy officer with any questions:

The Privacy Officer
Primary Health Tasmania
GPO Box 1827
Hobart Tasmania 7001
Send an email
Phone: 1300 653 169

Website privacy statement

Primary Health Tasmania provides the following advice to users of this website about the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information through this site.

Unless this website asks for specific personal information in order to respond to requests for information or to register users for particular services, only the following information will be collected when you use this site:

  • your server address
  • your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au)
  • the date and time of your visit to the site
  • the pages you accessed and any documents downloaded
  • the type of web browser you are using.

This information is collected for statistical purposes and to help us improve the navigation functions of our website.

Who is collecting personal information?

The above general website use information is collected by Google through Google Analytics, stored in a password-protected environment, and accessed by Primary Health Tasmania staff plus website administrators acting on our behalf.

If this site specifically asks for your personal information (for example to respond to requests for information), your personal information will only be collected by staff of Primary Health Tasmania who have responsibility for responding to such requests.

How is personal information used?

Personal information collected on this website will only be used for the purposes stated at the time of collection. Your personal information will not be added to a mailing list or used for any other purpose without your consent.

Cookies

Cookies are pieces of data that a website transfers to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes.

Cookies, which are industry standard and are used by most websites including our website, can facilitate a user’s ongoing access to services provided by the website. Cookies allow us to customise and improve your experience when browsing pages on this website.

We are using Cookies to allow your web browser to remember settings you have selected and the pages you have visited. At no time is any personal information being collected by Cookies.

Most web browsers give you the ability to deny or accept the Cookies feature, but you should note that Cookies may be necessary to provide you with some features of our online services.

Access to personal information collected on this site

Unless required by law to do, so Primary Health Tasmania will only disclose personal information collected on this site to a third party if consent has been provided.

Security of personal information collected on this site

This site does not provide facilities to guarantee the secure transmission of information across the internet. While reasonable efforts are used to provide security, users should be aware that there are inherent risks in the transmission of information across the internet.