Privacy notice for MRFF newsletter

Find out how we manage any personal information we collect when you sign up for our Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) newsletter.

When this privacy notice applies

This privacy notice applies to the MRFF newsletter subscription.

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 name and your email address.

Why we collect this information

We need this information to send you the newsletter, addressed to you.

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

We use Mailchimp, an American email marketing service, to manage our mailing list. When you subscribe to our mailing list, you consent to Mailchimp collecting your email address on our behalf. Mailchimp also receives information from cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address). We recommend that you read Mailchimp’s privacy policy.

How we store your information

Mailchimp is based in the United States, so your information will be transmitted to and stored on servers located outside Australia.

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

Our privacy policy explains how you can make a complaint if you think we have breached:

  • the Australian Privacy Principles
  • the Australian Government Agencies Privacy Code

The privacy policy also explains how we will manage your complaint.

More on privacy

To find out more see our privacy page and our full privacy policy.

Contacts

Departmental privacy enquiries

Contact to find out more about privacy within the department, or to make a privacy enquiry or complaint

Privacy officer
privacy [at] health.gov.au
Freecall
Postal addresses: 
Department of Health
MDP 62
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601

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Last updated: 
4 August 2020

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