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Privacy
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Privacy

Women’s Health Victoria is committed to protecting your privacy and the confidentiality and security of personal information provided by you to us. In terms of the relevant Privacy legislation, we ensure that your personal information will not be disclosed to others, except if required by law or other regulation.

  • We will only collect personal information from you with your prior knowledge and consent.
  • We will only use personal information provided by you for the purposes for which it was collected.
  • We will not disclose your personal information to a third party.
  • You have the right to access any personal information held by us that relates to you.
  • Access to Women’s Health Victoria’s products and services is possible without disclosing personal information.
  • We strictly adhere to research protocols concerning privacy of personal information.

We have implemented policies and procedures to protect the personal information we currently hold from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. We will remove personal information from our system where it is no longer required (except where archiving is required by regulation).

We use Google Analytics to track visits to the website. We use this information to monitor the performance of the website and to assist us with identifying potential areas within the website for future development. The types of data we collect about visits include the date and time of the visit, where you have come from, length of visit, pages viewed and the type of internet browser used. These statistics cannot identify individuals.

This website contains links to external websites. Women’s Health Victoria takes no responsibility for the privacy practices or content of the external websites.

If you have any queries about our privacy statement please Contact Us.


Copyright

Unless otherwise specified, all information and materials on this website are copyright and are protected by the copyright laws of Australia.

Women’s Health Victoria encourages the use of material on this website by students, academics, researchers, service providers and interested members of the public. Women’s Health Victoria gives permission for text and articles on this website to be quoted or reproduced for non-commercial use provided that the information is not changed and that the source is acknowledged appropriately.

For more information about reproducing content on this website please Contact Us.

Women’s Health Victoria endeavours to keep the information on this website up-to-date but cannot guarantee that the information provided is completely accurate. However, any mistakes brought to our attention will be corrected as soon as possible.

This website contains a number of links to external websites. The views or opinions stated in the external websites do not necessarily reflect those of Women’s Health Victoria. Women’s Health Victoria takes no responsibility for the content of the external websites. Our Copyright policy does not extend to these external websites. You should check the Copyright policy for each external site where relevant.


Disclaimer

Women’s Health Victoria endeavours to keep the information on this website up-to-date but cannot guarantee that the information provided is completely accurate. However, any mistakes brought to our attention will be corrected as soon as possible.

This website contains a number of links to external websites and these links are provided for information purposes only. The views or opinions stated in the external websites do not necessarily reflect those of Women’s Health Victoria. Women’s Health Victoria takes no responsibility for either the content or the privacy practices of the external websites. Any links to external websites does not imply endorsement by Women’s Health Victoria of the views expressed by the organisations or individuals responsible for the external websites.

The material provided on this web site is for information purposes only and is not a substitute for talking to a health professional. Every effort has been made to ensure that this information is accurate and up-to-date, however, visitors should carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for their purposes, and should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

This website does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content. Women’s Health Victoria will not knowingly use individuals or source information from an individual or organisation that stands to gain commercially from the association. Any real or potential bias will be disclosed.


Accessibility

Women’s Health Victoria is committed to ensuring our website content is available to the widest possible audience, including visitors using assistive technology, accessibility features or older browser technology.

At a minimum, this website achieves level AA standard with the W3C ‘Web Content Accessibility Guidelines’. The website includes text resizing, plain text printing and skip-navigation options.

Content Reviewed: 05 March 2015
Last Updated: 05 March 2015