Queensland Health is committed to protecting the privacy of our website users. We understand and appreciate that visitors to, and users of, our website, are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of any personal information they provide to us.
Personal information collected by Queensland Health’s ClinEdAus is handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) (IP Act) and other applicable legislation. Personal information means any information about an identifiable living person.
The purpose of the ClinEdAus website is to support student supervisors to provide high quality student placement experiences for allied health students. Any personal information that we collect will only be used and disclosed for the purpose for which it has been provided to us and for related, internal management purposes.
Personal information may need to be disclosed to external service providers engaged by ClinEdAus for those service providers to fulfil their service obligations to ClinEdAus. For example: IT service providers who assist in managing ClinEdAus's website, email, servers and networks may see member data during maintenance or troubleshooting if the personal information of ClinEdAus members is transferred, stored or processed.
Use and Disclosure
We do not share personal information about you with other government agencies, organisations or anyone else unless one of the following applies:
- you have consented
- you’d expect us to, or we have told you we will
- it is required or authorised by law
- it will prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody’s life or health
- the disclosure is reasonably necessary for law enforcement, or for the protection of public revenue.
We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure, and against misuse. All information for the “clinedaus.org.au” website is stored on a server in Sydney (Australia). The server is managed by Pivotal Agency and is owned and hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) Australia.
Website monitoring and cookies
When you look at this web site, our internet service and analytics providers as well as third party service providers such as a podcast hosting service may make a record of your visit and log the following information for statistical purposes only:
- the user's server address
- the user's top level domain name (for example .gov)
- the date and time of visit to the site
- the pages accessed and documents downloaded
- the previous site visited
- the type of browser used.
No attempt is, or will be made, to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect website activity logs.
We use this data to analyse the pages that are visited, to improve your online experience and make sure our website is useful. You can read more about how Google uses data. You can choose not to allow Google to collect your information by opting out of Google Analytics or specifically opt out of Google Analytics display advertiser features.
We may also collect personal information that you choose to give us via online forms or by email for example: your name, phone contact, company and/or email address.
Creating a user profile
You have the option to create a user profile when you visit the ClinEdAus website. You can use this profile to complete online learning modules and log your reflections from guided activities and/or page content.
You have the option to subscribe to the ClinEdAus website. If you have subscribed to the ClinEdAus website, you will receive periodic newsletters that provide a summary of updates that have been published on the ClinEdAus website.
At times you may be asked if you wish to complete survey questionnaires that appear on our website; for example, to provide feedback on the website user experience. Taking part in these surveys is entirely voluntary, and many surveys can be completed anonymously.
If you would like to participate, you may be asked to agree to certain Terms and Conditions about the use and/or disclosure of your information.
You may at any time opt out of receiving such materials by completing our Online Enquiry Form. Upon receiving such a request, ClinEdAus will remove your contact details from our distribution lists.
Website correspondence and public records
Correspondence received via this site will be treated as a public record and will be retained as required by the Public Records Act 2002 and other relevant legislation.
Email and feedback information
Your name and contact details will not be added to any other mailing list, other than if you elect to sign up to the optional subscription/newsletter service (as mentioned above) nor will we disclose these details to third parties without your consent, unless where the disclosure is authorised or required by or under a law.
Email messages may however be monitored by our website support team for system trouble shooting and maintenance purposes.
Although every effort will be made, Queensland Health does not guarantee to reply to email correspondence received via this site. Where appropriate, emails may be forwarded internally to other business areas within the Department of Health, or to an appropriate Hospital and Health Service for direct response.
Links to other websites
This website contains links to other websites. Queensland Health is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites.
Access to and amendment of your personal information
If any personal information we hold about you is not accurate, complete or up to date, please contact email@example.com and in most cases, we will use all reasonable efforts to update the information.
Queensland Health supports your right to seek access to or amendment of personal information (including your health information) we hold about you. We provide more detailed information on how you can request access and correct your personal information, and how to access other Queensland Health information, on our Right to Information request page.