This statement applies to the http://goodhabitsforlife.three72.info/ website.
This website is managed by Health Improvement Branch, Health Directorate. A contractor may, as required, act as the web administrator under the instruction of the Health Directorate.
Personal information is essentially defined as information about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained by that information.
Personal health information is essentially personal information relating to the health, illness or disability of a consumer of a health service or collected by a health service provider in relation to the health, illness or disability of a consumer.
No personal information or personal health information is collected automatically through this site. All personal information collected and/or stored must be voluntarily provided by you.
The Health Directorate will only collect personal information about you when you voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for information, such as:
If you choose not to provide personal information when completing one or more of these activities, you may not be able to complete that activity.
If you choose not to participate in these activities, your choice will in no way affect your ability to browse these websites.
The Health Directorate will only use your personal information in order to set up a profile for you for the purposes of accessing the Good Habits for Life website quiz and program and opting in to communication or subscription services.
Personal information you provide when using our websites is strictly used only for the purpose it was collected and where extra information is required in order to provide the service you have requested.
The website may be managed by a contractor as required. The contractor may access the information you provide through website for the purposes of fulfilling its role as website administrator.
The Health Directorate does not disclose personal health information about you other than in accordance with the Health Records (Privacy and Access) Act 1997.
For instance, the Health Directorate will not disclose your personal health information unless:
(i) to provide protection that is at least equal to that of this Act and that prevents any further disclosure of it; and
(ii) to take reasonable steps to deidentify the information and destroy identifiable information at the earliest possible opportunity; and
(iii) to ensure that identifiable information is not made publicly available.
and the Health Directorate believes on reasonable grounds, that the recipient of the health information will not disclose the personal health information.
You can review any personal information collected about you by submitting a written request to the Health Improvement Branch, Health Directorate at the contact details provided below. You may recommend changes to your personal information that you believe to be incorrect. The obligation to correct information is subject to any applicable limitation in a law that provides a right to require the collection or amendment of documents.
If you believe that your personal information is being used for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, you may contact Health Improvement Branch, Health Directorate. In all cases, the Health Improvement Branch, Health Directorate will take reasonable steps to verify your identity prior to granting access to your personal information or making corrections to the information collected.
Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the entire the Health Directorate operating environment to protect the information you send to us against loss, misuse and alteration. These security measures ensure the privacy of information while it is transmitted across the Internet.
This Health Directorate is bound by the Health Records (Privacy and Access) Act 1997 (ACT) in respect of personal health information and the Information Privacy Act 2014 (ACT) in respect of personal information.
The Health Directorate follows the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government Websites issued by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and ensures that appropriate standards are used when government service provision is outsourced to the private sector.
Neither the ACT Government, nor any agency, officer nor employee of the ACT Government warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products or services linked from this system and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information.
Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. It is your responsibility to verify all information provided by this web site and/or web sites linked to or from this site. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.
For more information, refer to our full disclaimer statement.
If you have any comment in relation to any aspect of the collection, use, security of or access to your personal information please contact Health Improvement Branch, Health Directorate.
Alternatively, you can write to:
Health Improvement Branch
The Health Directorate Directorate
GPO Box 825
Canberra City ACT 2601
If the issue is not resolved to your satisfaction you may wish to contact the Human Rights Commission in respect of your personal health information or the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in respect of your personal information.
For more information about our privacy practices, see our full privacy statement.