Privacy notice for National Immunisation Program (NIP) updates

How we manage any personal information we collect when you sign up for our National Immunisation Program (NIP) updates.

When this privacy notice applies

This privacy notice applies to the National Immunisation Program (NIP) updates subscription.

This notice explains how we (the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care) manage personal information to meet our obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).

Information we collect

We only collect your email address and information about your health care role which you can self-select on the subscription page. 

Why we collect this information

We need this information to send you the newsletter.

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 international 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.


Departmental privacy enquiries

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