In the course of providing our services we do need to collect personal information and are obliged to observe the national privacy principles contained within the Privacy Act 1988.
Collection of your personal information
Generally, we will collect personal information directly from you. For example, we may collect personal information from you when you fill in our online email form, deal with us over the telephone, ask us to contact you after visiting our website or have contact with us in person.
The type of personal information we may collect from you generally comprises of your name, address, phone number, date of birth, age, gender and e-mail contact details.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better customer service. We will not use your health information for any other purpose unless one of the following applies:
- You have consented;
- The other purpose is directly related to providing you with health services and you would reasonably expect that your information may be used for that purpose; or
- The use of your health information is required or authorised by law.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the All Smiles Centre website that you visit.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.