Our Privacy Commitment
If you have a particular concern or question about the contents of this policy or about your personal information held by us, or any feedback, suggestions or questions, please contact our Privacy Officer.
Post P.O. Box 332, Deakin ACT 2600
Phone (02) 6282 1177
The CAPS Clinic collects the personal information it needs to provide services and information to patients and for its business operations.
The following are the main types of personal information collected by The CAPS Clinic and the main purposes for which they are collected:
The CAPS Clinic may collect information about you such as your name and contact details, Medicare number, billing information, and treatments undertaken, surgical history, usage of our services and products. This information may be used to assist to provide you with further relevant information about our services and products.
You may also choose to provide us with your name or other contact details when you call us by phone or write to us or contact us by using our websites so that we can respond to your requests for our services or for other information about our products and services or to your queries.
Using Your Information
We hold, use and disclose your personal information for the purposes for which it was collected, in order to provide our services and products to you (including as described above), or otherwise as required or authorised by law. We also use your information for internal purposes, like charging, billing, internal research and development, and maintaining and developing our business systems.
Your email address will only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which you have provided it and it will not be added to a marketing list or used or disclosed for any other purpose without your explicit consent.
If you want to opt out of any future marketing communications, you may do so by calling (02) 6282 1177, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or selecting ‘unsubscribe’ on the footer of the email received, or by contacting ‘The Privacy Officer’ through the contact details given above.
Disclosing Personal Information
For the purposes we have described, we may disclose your personal information:
We have taken and will continue to take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, interference, loss and from any unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Cookies and IP address tracking
When you look at our web site, our internet provider makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
We will not make attempts to identify users or their browsing activities. However, in the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect out Internet Service Provider’s logs.
Users are advised that there are inherent risks in transmitting information across the internet.
This website does not use session cookies for anonymous site visitors. Administrators of the website (not member of the general public) will have session cookies stored on their machine for the duration of each log-in.
Cookies can be either “persistent” or “session” based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date and may be used to track your browsing behaviour upon return to the issuing website. Session cookies are short lived, are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you quit your browser.
This information is used to analyse the way in which people utilise the website enabling us to improve our services. In some cases, the cookies we use may collect personal information about you. We will treat this information in the same way as other personal information we collect about you.
Access and Correction, and Complaints Handling
You have a right to, and we will provide you with, access to most personal information that we have about you. In some circumstances, it may not be possible to provide you with all of your personal information. Where this is the case, we will tell you why.
When you request access, we need to take measures to verify your identity. If you think that any personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, please contact our Privacy Officer (contact details above) and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that it is corrected.
Last updated April 2019.