Privacy

National Health Funding Body (NHFB) is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 including the Australian Privacy Principles (AAP) 2013. Any information you provide to us will only be used for the purpose for which you provide it and will not be disclosed to any other party unless your written consent has been obtained.

Collection of your personal information

Information on how the NHFB collects, holds, uses and discloses personal information is available in the following policies:

Information logged

When you visit this website, our server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes or systems administration purposes:

  • Your server address
  • Your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
  • The date and time of your visit to the site
  • The pages you accessed and documents downloaded
  • The previous site you have visited
  • The type of browser you are using.
  • No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities, except in the unlikely event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the logs.

Email addresses

The NHFB will only record your e-mail address if you send us a message via email. Your e-mail address will only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which you have provided it and it will not be added to a mailing list or used or disclosed for any other purpose without your consent.

Cookies

This website may record 'cookies' which remember the parts of the site that you access to improve performance of the website during your visit. This information is only used for site access and administration purposes.

No personally identifiable information is stored within the cookies used by this website. No attempt will be made to identify anonymous users or their browsing activities unless legally compelled to do so, such as where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider’s log files.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics (external link, opens in a new window) [http://www.google.com/analytics] to collect information about visitors. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies and JavaScript code to help analyse how users use the site. It anonymously tracks how our visitors interact with this website, including where they came from, what they did on the site including such things as newsletter registration. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.

Lodging Privacy Complaints

If you believe that the NHFB has breached the AAPs, you may contact the NHFB’s Privacy Contact Officer in writing and we will respond to the complaint within 30 days.

Email contact details: (enquiries@nhfb.gov.au)

Postal contact details:

Privacy Contact Officer
National Health Funding Body
GPO Box 1252
CANBERRA   ACT   2601

Refer to Part 7 of NHFB Privacy Policy for more information on lodging a complaint.