Privacy and Confidentiality

Personal information collection, holding, use and disclosure of personal information by this organisation is protected by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cth) (Privacy Act).

Personal information is any information or an opinion that identifies you or could identify you and includes information about your health.

The purpose for collecting personal information from you is to:

  • provide services, including planning, coordinating, funding, implementing, monitoring

        and reviewing our services

  • report to NDIS, government or other funding bodies of how funding is serviced by us,

  • take photographs and videos for therapeutic and marketing purposes 


  • responding to your feedbacks, and 


  • responding to your queries. 


 

This organisation will not disclose/use information about you for any secondary purpose unless: 


  • you have consented to the use or disclosure; or

  • you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the information for the secondary

        purpose as it is directly related to the primary purpose; or

  • the use or disclosure of the information is required or authorised under an Australian

        law or a court/tribunal order; or

  • our organisation reasonably believes the use or disclosure is necessary to lessen or prevent serious threat to life, health or safety of an individual or to public health and safety; or

  • our organisation has reason to suspect and individual may have done something unlawful or engaged in serious misconduct that related to organisational functions or activities; or

  • Our organisation reasonably believes that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist another person to locate a person reported as missing.    

Authority to collect, hold, use and disclose participation information

By agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Haley Booth, Behaviour Support Program I give authority for the organisation; to collect, store, use and disclose personal and sensitive information, including health records, for the primary purpose of service provision and directly related needs in accordance with the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cth) whilst I/we remain a participant of this organisation. 
I also give permission for the organisation/therapist to discuss personal / sensitive information/results specific to my service/assessment (without disclosure of my full identity) for the purposes of professional consultation/ongoing professional development/clinical supervision. 
If my/our circumstances change I agree to notify Haley Booth as soon as practicable.