The Privacy Act 1993 and Health Information Privacy Code 2020
regulates how we can collect, use, hold, disclose, access, correct, manage and
dispose of your personal information.
When you browse our website, you may do so without providing any
personal information. However, where you may voluntarily provide your personal
information, (e.g. via email requests or online forms and bookings) we are
required to manage your information safely and with respect as per the Privacy
Act 1993 and Health Information Privacy Code 2020.
In the delivery of care, we will collect and generate data and
information that relates specifically to your episode of care. We will share
this information with your referring clinical team members. We will also
utilise this information for our own quality improvement, research and audit
purposes. We may share anonymised and aggregated (i.e. non-identifiable)
information with third-party organisations for research, quality improvement
and service development purposes.
Mercy Radiology websites may contain links to third-party websites operated by providers that are not associated with us. After you click the link, we no longer have any influence over the collection, storage, or processing of any personal data transmitted by clicking the link (such as the IP address or URL of the page that contains the link), as the behaviour of third parties is, by nature, beyond our control. Therefore, Mercy Radiology is not responsible for the processing of personal data by third parties.