HealthGym Privacy Statement

The HealthGym website is operated and managed by the Centre for Big Data Research in Health at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (UNSW).  Accordingly, all personal information collected through the HealthGym website is managed in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW) (“the Act”) and the UNSW Privacy Policy. This HealthGym Privacy Statement describes the ways in which UNSW deals with personal information and other data collected through the HealthGym website.

Collection of Personal Information

The HealthGym website allows for anonymous browsing and will not generally collect your personal information unless you choose to provide it.

If you email HealthGym directly or use a contact form on this website, UNSW will have your email address, IP address, and any data provided in the contact form or body of the email.  UNSW will retain all email and contact form communication to help improve the HealthGym website. You can request a copy of any previous email or contact form correspondence at any time.

The HealthGym website use cookies to improve your experience.  A cookie is a small message given to your web browser by our web server.  Your browser stores this message and is sent back to the HealthGym website server each time you visit the website.  Information collected using cookies includes your browser’s internet provider (IP) address, the date and time of your visit and duration of time for each webpage, the pages you accessed, and documents downloaded, and the type of browser you used.  You can disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser at any time. This may, however, prevent you from taking full advantage of the HealthGym website.

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Use and disclosure of Personal Information

Personal information provided by you to the HealthGym website will be used by UNSW for the primary purpose for which you provided it and for other secondary purposes directly related to that primary purpose.

The information that is automatically collected during each visit to the HealthGym website is used to assist UNSW to identify patterns of website usage and to improve and maintain the service of the HealthGym website and any services offered.  The information is used in aggregated form by combining it with information collected from other users.  This aggregated information may be published by UNSW in internal reports in a manner that does not identify individual users .

UNSW will not otherwise disclose your personal information without your consent unless otherwise authorised by law.  Personal information collected through the HealthGym website which is no longer required by UNSW and which need not be retained by law will be destroyed.

Access to your Personal Information

You have a right to access your personal information held by UNSW. You can also request amendment to that information if you believe that it is incorrect or make complaints about the information handling practices of UNSW.  Access and amendment requests, complaints and other privacy enquiries should be directed to:

UNSW Centre for Big Data Research in Health
Telephone:   +61 02 9385 9155