- Explains how your business manages personal information.
- Drafted in plain English by Australian lawyers
- Quick and easily customisable
A policy document setting out how your business collects, uses, discloses, shares and stores personal information, including ‘sensitive’ information such as your client’s health information.
Who can use it?
- All Australian businesses
- All states and territories
- Drafted for health professionals but can be easily adapted to suit any industry
Do I need it?
- Your business generates more than $3million in annual turnover;
- Your business generates less than $3million in annual turnover BUT you:
- provide a health service and hold health information (other than in an employee record);
- buy or sell personal information; or
- are a contracted service provider for a Commonwealth contract
(note: other tests may apply, always speak to a lawyer if you are unsure)
- your business is transparent about its privacy practices;
- your clients/customers have confidence and trust in you.
- better for marketing purposes (google ranking etc)
What does it cover?
- The types of personal information you collect and hold;
- How you collect personal information;
- the purposes for which you collect hold, use and share personal information;
- to whom do you share personal information with
- how an individual may access and correct their personal information;
- how an individual may make a complaint and how you will handle their complaint; and
- whether you are likely to disclose personal information to overseas recipients, and if so, to which countries.
Does this include clauses to cover me under GDPR ?
Where do I publish it?
A collection notice is specific to the circumstance in which you are collecting the information.
For example, if someone is purchasing a water filter from your website, you may set out in a collection notice on the purchase page:
- that you are collecting personal information for the purposes of processing their order and shipping them the water filter;
- who you are likely to disclose the information to;
- whether you are likely to disclose the information to an overseas recipient; and
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If you have questions about the template and whether it fits your specific needs or need legal advice, feel free to book in a free consultation.
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Is this template suitable for all states and territories?
Yes, it is suitable for use in all states and territories in Australia.
Can I use this template if I live outside of Australia?
This template is designed for those doing business in Australia complies with Australian privacy laws. While similar principles may apply in your jurisdiction, please consult with a lawyer qualified in your jurisdiction.
Is this template legally binding?
It sure is! It is drafted by qualified Australian lawyers and is legally binding.
What file format does the template come in?
How do I complete the template?
All our templates come with instructions on how to complete them. You complete the highlighted text in the template in order to personalise to suit your business needs, then you save, delete any explanatory comments in the template, remove any remaining highlight and you are ready to use it. Feel free to add your branding and logo. We think your legals should fit seamlessly into your business branding.
How long does it take to complete?
Approximately 5-10 mins.
How often are the templates updated?
We are constantly updating and adding to our template library . We provide minor updates to wording and formatting in our documents.
If the law changes, we’ll email you with the changes and updates to add to your existing templates. You have lifetime access, so any updates are provided free of charge.