Allity treats personal data provided to us with respect and integrity. Respect and integrity form part of our core values, which are the foundation for the conduct of our business.
We sometimes share personal data provided to Allity both within the group and with third parties. The types of third parties to whom we may disclose personal data includes our service providers who assist us in providing care and services or as a result of a regulatory requirement. This may include Allity staff, visiting health professionals, external health agencies such as hospitals, the Australian Department of Health and Ageing, the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency, and relevant State health authorities. Where personal data is shared, we will also endeavour to protect that personal data in accordance with the following:
Purposes for Handling Personal Data
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are aware of the purposes for which we handle that personal data, except where our collection or disclosure of the personal data is required by law. Personal data should only be handled for purposes notified or obvious to you, and only subsequently used or further communicated where not incompatible with these purposes. The personal data should be adequate and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which they are transferred or further dealt with.
Access and Updating Personal Data
If you wish to request access to your personal data please do so via the ‘Contact Us’ section of our website: www.ality.com.au.
Personal data should be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date. You may also contact us to object to our handling of your personal data on compelling legitimate grounds relating to your situation. We request that you provide us with as much detail as you can about the particular personal data concerned, in order to help us retrieve that data.
Maintenance and Protection of Personal Data
We will take such security measures that are appropriate to the risks presented by our handling of the personal data, such as unauthorised access. This protection applies in relation to data stored in both electronic and hard copy form.