Mind Connections Specialist Health Services is committed to providing quality services to you. This policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you regarding how we manage your Personal Information.
Types of Data Collected
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect include names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers.
This Personal Information is obtained in many ways, including correspondence, by telephone, email, website www.mindconnectionsshs.com.au, usage data, cookies, and third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or the policy of authorised third parties.
We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you, providing information to our clients and marketing. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. For example, you may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.
When we collect Personal Information, we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service. Usage Data may include information such as Your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Use of Your Personal Data
The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
Retention of Your Personal Data
The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes.
Transfer of Your Personal Data
Disclosure of Your Personal Data
Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Research with Western Sydney University Medical Students
A selected number of few Medical students from Western Sydney University students engaged in mental health research work as a part of their curriculum. We obtain ethics approval from the university to collect demographic data, clinical indicators and treatment responses about our patients
The practice has policies and procedures protecting your privacy and practice protect your personal information. It is a part of the research protocols, only to use de-identified data about patients. Therefore, the practice protects your privacy. In addition, the practice does not include any information that could directly identify you.
How does research help the communities?
Results from this research are helpful to lobby Government policymakers and funding bodies for the future need of the local communities. These future needs can be a range of needs from social to access to health services.