When this privacy notice applies
This privacy notice applies to the Health updates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait community subscriptions.
This notice explains how we (the Australian Government Department of Health) manage personal information to meet our obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles(APPs).
Information we collect
We will only collect your email address.
Why we collect this information
We need this information to send you relevant health updates from the Department of Health and Aged Care.
If you do not provide your email address, we cannot send you our updates.
How we collect this information
We collect personal information from you, via Mailchimp, when you sign up for the list.
Who we disclose your personal information to
How we store your information
Your information will be transmitted to, and stored on Mailchimp servers in the United States.
Ordinarily, where the department discloses personal information to an overseas recipient, Australian Privacy Principle (APP) 8.1 requires the department to take reasonable steps to ensure that the overseas recipient does not breach the APPs.
However, if you subscribe to our mailing list, APP 8.1 will not apply to this disclosure and the department will not be accountable under the Privacy Act for any subsequent use or disclosure by the overseas recipient, and you will not be able to seek redress under the Privacy Act.
How you can access or correct your information
If you need to change your email address, unsubscribe from the service and then resubscribe with the new email address.
Concerns and complaints
- the Australian Privacy Principles
- the Australian Government Agencies Privacy Code