At A Speechie Speech Pathology, we are committed to protecting your privacy and personal information. This policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose and store your personal information in compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
Collection of Personal Information
We collect personal information about you when you become a client of our clinic. This information may include your names, contact information, date of birth, and health information, such as medical history, diagnosis, and treatment plans.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
We use your personal information to provide speech pathology services to you, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing support. We may also use your information for research and quality assurance purposes, as well as to communicate with you about your treatment and appointments. We will only disclose your personal information with your consent or as required by law.
Security of Personal Information
We take reasonable steps to protect the security of your personal information, including implementing appropriate technical and organisational measures to prevent unauthorised access, use, disclosure, modification or destruction. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information.
Access and Correction of Personal Information
You have the right to access and correct the personal information we hold about you. If you wish to access or correct your personal information, please contact our clinic in writing. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
Retention of Personal Information
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with speech pathology services and as required by law.