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is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information in
accordance with the
Information Privacy Principles (IPPs),
which are set out in the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.
IPPs govern the collection, use, handling and disclosure of personal
and sensitive information.
Privacy Statement explains how VicHealth will handle your personal
information when you access and interact with this Website.
What is personal
the purposes of this Privacy Statement, the term 'personal
information' has the same meaning as provided in the Privacy and Data
Protection Act 2014, that being:
'information or an
opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a
database), that is recorded in any form and whether true or not,
about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be
ascertained, from the information or opinion'.
personal information – general principles
is intended that this Website can be used anonymously. However, for
some functions, the collection of personal information is necessary
of where it may be necessary or unavoidable for VicHealth to collect
your personal information via this Website may include when you or
forms via this Website
to an online survey which we may conduct on this Website
any message or comment to us on this Website
in any competition or challenge (including but not limited to
research projects, funding and sponsorship programs) we may run from
time to time on this Website
through to the Website from any email from VicHealth or
to receive newsletters or other services on this Website.
In most cases, you
will know if we are collecting your personal information because you
will be requested to provide it.
There are two
exceptions to this:
person provides your personal information to us. VicHealth cannot
prevent this. However if you become aware of this, you are entitled
to contact us and request that we correct any information we hold
about you if you believe that the information is not accurate,
complete and up to date (see
and correcting personal information.)
When we collect
website visitation statistics using a web analytics service (see Web
disclosure of personal information
will only use personal information provided for the purposes for
which it was collected as outlined in the Top Spin Terms and Conditions, or for a secondary
purpose where we are permitted to do so under the Privacy and Data
Protection Act, 2014.
may disclose personal information to third parties engaged to carry
out services on behalf of VicHealth, and if required by law.
more efficient. A cookie is a small data file placed on your hard
drive by a web page server. A cookie cannot retrieve any data from
your hard drive, pass on a computer virus, or capture your email
address. The cookie will remain on your computer as a record for
future visits to this Website.
can configure your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie,
providing you with the opportunity to either accept or reject it. You
can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser or
deleting all cookies from your computer.
uses Google Analytics to collect data to track how our visitors
interact with this Website. This data includes the number of visits
to the Website, the time and date of visits to the Website and its
pages, where the user came from, what the user did on the site and
whether the user has completed any transactions on the site such as
newsletter registration, demographics and interest reporting (such as
where the user is from, age group, gender and interest area).
information is anonymous and is used for statistical purposes to
ensure that our Website is providing information relevant to our
Privacy Statement applies only to the Top Spin website and does not
apply to Linked Sites.
accessing Linked Sites from any hyperlink appearing on this website,
we recommend that you read any applicable privacy statement or policy
applicable to that Linked Site.
correcting personal information
may request access, at any time, to any personal information we may
have collected about you.
will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is
accurate, complete and up to date whenever VicHealth collects,
discloses or uses it.
may also request that we correct your personal information if you
think it is not accurate, complete or up to date.
How to make
you wish to gain access to, or request the correction of, your
personal information held by VicHealth, or if you have any other
general enquiries relating to this Privacy Statement, please contact
the VicHealth Privacy Officer at email@example.com, or
write to us at:
Officer VicHealth PO
Box 154 Carlton
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