Your privacy is vitally important to us, and we protect it as outlined below. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about any aspect of our privacy practices.
What information do you collect about me?
In your personal file we keep your name, contact details and other information, such as your client plan and your health and support needs. If required, your worker may write progress notes regarding contacts made with you.
Why do you collect my information?
The information we collect helps us to keep up-to-date details regarding your support needs and in doing so enables us to provide the best possible service for you, including to continually improve our services over time.
Do I have to tell you everything about my health?
We rely on the information you provide to us in order to formulate a concise client plan that is tailored to your specific care needs. It is your right to not disclose personal information to InLife, as long as it does not place or expose either yourself or our team members to any risks as a result of your non-disclosure. The information we collect about you allows us to fulfill our duty of care. If we do not have sufficient information about your health care needs we may not be able to provide a service to you.
How will my information be protected?
InLife is committed to protecting our clients’ privacy and confidentiality to ensure that the dignity of individuals is upheld and respected at all times. All personal files are stored securely and all personal information is treated in the strictest of confidence.
Can I access my information?
You have the right to request access to your personal information and ask for it to be amended if deemed necessary.
Who else can access my information?
Your information is only available to InLife personnel who are involved in providing your support. Written consent to exchange information must be signed by you in order for your information to be available to a third party. Disclosure is also permitted where it is deemed there is serious risk to your, or a third party’s health or safety.
InLife Independent Living has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This page discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: www.inlife.org.au.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. We will not share this information with any third party, except when we believe doing so is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
If you register with the site, your email address is used as your login name. Your email address will not be shared with a third party, except when we believe doing so is appropriate as noted above. We will only send an email to your email address when you first register with the site, when you request your password to be reset, or for answering support questions.
This site contains links to other sites. InLife Independent Living is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.