Who is collecting your personal information?
Your personal information is being collected by the Department of Health and Aged Care (the department).
Why does the department collect your personal information?
Your personal information is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles, and is being collected by the department for the primary purpose of visitor management. Your information may also be used and disclosed for other purposes such as security incident reviews and/or investigations.
If you do not provide this information you may not be authorised to enter the staff only areas of the department’s buildings.
What would happen if the department did not collect your personal information?
If you do not or are unable to provide your personal information the department may not authorise entry into the staff only areas of our buildings.
Who will the department disclose your personal information to?
We may disclose your personal information to the Australian Federal Police and/or a State and Territory Police agency as required.
The department is not likely to disclose your personal information to overseas recipients.
Access to and correction of your personal information
By providing your sensitive information to us, you consent to the Department of Health and Aged Care collecting your driver’s licence for the purposes indicated above.
If you wish to contact the department about a privacy-related matter, including questions about this notice, please contact the department’s Privacy Officer by one of the following methods:
Department of Health and Aged Care
23 Furzer Street
WODEN ACT 2606
02 6289 1555