Privacy

Learn how we handle personal information we collect through this website. Find links to policies explaining how we handle personal information we collect in carrying out our work.

Our privacy policy

We protect your privacy in line with the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act), including the:

  • Australian Privacy Principles (APPs)
  • Australian Government Agencies Privacy Code.

The Australian Government’s Department of Health provides staff and all corporate and administrative services, including information management systems, to support our activities. See Health’s Privacy Policy for more details.

Information collected by our website

Our website is managed by the Department of Health for the Gene Technology Standing Committee, on behalf of the National Gene Technology Scheme.

See Health’s Website Privacy Policy for details of how personal information obtained via our website is managed, including how it is:

  • collected
  • stored
  • secured
  • accessed
  • used
  • disclosed.

Your email address

We will only record your email address if you:

  • email us
  • subscribe to our email news updates
  • participate in our public consultations.

We will only use your email address for the purpose you provide it. It will not be added to any mailing lists without your prior consent in writing. We will not use or disclose your email address for any other purpose without your prior written consent.

Contact us

Contact us if you:

  • don't want the National Gene Technology Scheme or Health to record your email address
  • would like more information about our privacy policy.
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