As a visitor to eDoc.net, you are interested in knowing more about your health or the health of someone close to you. We understand that your health is a very personal matter and that providing personal information is an act of trust. We recognise the importance of your privacy and respect your right to control how your personal information is collected and used.
eDoc.net complies with the standards set by HONcode for trustworthy health information. eDoc.net is committed to complying with the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988.
The information practices of eDoc.net
- Collecting information about you
eDoc.net does not require your email address although contacting eDoc.net may involve disclosing some personal information about yourself. This is to allow us to respond to a query or provide you with information that you have requested. You will also have the option to provide other personal information voluntarily.
- Using your personal information
Any information collected by eDoc.net will be treated as confidential. We may use your personal information in providing you with information or services you request, and in tailoring your experience of our site to your interests. With your consent, we will send you updates on new features, products and content that we think you are likely to be interested in.
eDoc.net may also use pooled information obtained from all eDoc.net visitors to understand our users’ interests and improve our services. These reports may be shared with the partners and sponsors of eDoc.net but they will not disclose personally identifiable information.
Like many businesses, eDoc.net uses a range of service providers to help us maximise the quality and efficiency of our services and our business operations. This means that individuals and organisations outside of eDoc.net, such as Web hosting services, will sometimes have access to personal information held by eDoc.net and may use it on behalf of eDoc.net. We require our service providers to adhere to strict privacy guidelines and not to keep this information or use it for any unauthorised purposes.
- You can access and change the information we keep about you
If at any time you want to know exactly what personal information we hold about you, you are welcome to access your record by emailing us at [email protected] We will, except in special circumstances, make our file of your personal information available to you.
If at any time you wish to change personal information that is inaccurate or out of date, please also contact us by emailing [email protected] and we will amend the record.
- Our website privacy practices
- Storage and security
eDoc.net will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is kept secure, accurate and up to date. Your information is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. So while we make use of available technology, such as encryption software, to protect your personal information, eDoc.net cannot give an absolute assurance that the information you provide to eDoc.net will be secure at all times. You accordingly do so at your own risk and eDoc.net will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.
- Transfer of business
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Last revised: 17/08/2018.
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