Taylor Plastic Surgery collects information from patients in order to provide you with quality health care. We require you to provide this information, which includes personal details and your medical history, so that your health care needs can be properly assessed, diagnosed and treated. The service provided to you by this practice is bound by the legal requirements of the Australian Privacy Principles set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
The information we collect from you will only be used for:
- Administrative purposes;
- Invoicing purposes (including liaising with Medicare in relation to billing);
- Disclosure to other health professionals directly involved in your health care, including general practitioners, treating doctors, specialists outside this practice as advised by you.
If you have any concerns about the management of your personal information, please inform Taylor Plastic Surgery. Upon request, you may obtain a copy of the Australian Privacy Principles, which describe your rights and how your personal information should be handled. You may request to see and correct the personal information kept on file about you at any stage and, in circumstances where Taylor Plastic Surgery is satisfied that the personal information is inaccurate, out of date or incomplete, reasonable steps will be taken to ensure this information is corrected. Ultimately, should you wish to lodge a formal complaint about the use of, disclosure of or access to your personal information, you may do so with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by telephone on 1300 363 992, online at https://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/privacy-complaints/ or by post to: GPO Box 5218, Sydney, NSW 2001.