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1. We respect your privacy

  • 1.1. The Nutrition Circle respects your right to privacy and is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers and website visitors. We adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). This policy sets out how we collect and treat your personal information.
  • 1.2.  "Personal information" is information we hold which is identifiable as being about you

Collection of personal information

  • ​2.1. The Nutrition Circle will, from time to time, receive and store personal information you enter onto our website, provided to us directly or given to us in other forms, including through patient forms and during appointments. When you register as a patient of our practice, you provide consent for The Nutrition Circle and practice staff to access and use your personal information so we can provide you with the best possible healthcare.
  • 2.2. The information we will collect about you includes your name, date of birth, address, phone number, email address, health information including your medical history, medications, allergies, adverse events, immunisations, social history, family history and risk factors, Medicare number, healthcare identifiers, health fund details to enable us to provide you with the best healthcare services, to send information and provide updates to you
  • 2.3. You may provide basic information such as your name, phone number, address and email address to enable us to send information, provide updates and provide the services. We may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback, when you provide information about your health, personal or business affairs, change your content or email preference, respond to surveys and/or promotions, provide financial or credit card information, or communicate with our customer support.Although the Privacy Act requires us to provide you with the option of not interacting with us anonymously or with a pseudonym, we note it is impracticable for us to provide you with healthcare services if you interact with us anonymously or with a pseudonym.

3. How we collect your personal information

  • 3.1. The Nutrition Circle collects personal information from you in a variety of ways, including when you interact with us electronically or in person, when you access our website and when we provide our services to you. We may receive personal information from third parties. If we do, we will protect it as set out in this Privacy Policy.

4. Use of your personal information

  • 4.1.  The Nutrition Circle may use your personal information collected to provide you with medical services and treatment.
  • 4.2. The Nutrition Circle may additionally use personal information collected from you to provide you with information, updates and our services. We may also make you aware of new and additional products, services and opportunities available to you. We may use your personal information to improve our products and services and better understand your needs.
  • 4.3. The Nutrition Circle may contact you by a variety of measures including, but not limited to telephone, email, sms or mail.

5. Disclosure of your personal information  

  • 5.1.  We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy. Personal information is only supplied to a third party when it is required for the delivery of our services, including to other medical professionals that are looking after your care.
  • 5.2.  We may from time to time need to disclose personal information to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request.
  • 5.3.  We may also use your personal information to protect the copyright, trademarks, legal rights, property or safety of The Nutrition Circle,, its customers or third parties.
  • 5.4.  Information that we collect may from time to time be stored, processed in or transferred between parties located in countries outside of Australia. We will not share your personal information with anyone outside Australia (unless under exceptional circumstances that are permitted by law) without your consent.
  • 5.5.  If there is a change of control in our business or a sale or transfer of business assets, we reserve the right to transfer to the extent permissible at law our user databases, together with any personal information and non-personal information contained in those databases. This information may be disclosed to a potential purchaser under an agreement to maintain confidentiality. We would seek to only disclose information in good faith and where required by any of the above circumstances.
  • 5.6.  By providing us with personal information, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the types of disclosure covered by this Policy. Where we disclose your personal information to third parties, we will request that the third party follow this Policy regarding handling your personal information.

6. Security of your personal information

  • 6.1.  The Nutrition Circle is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
  • 6.2.  The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk. We cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us or receive from us. Although we take measures to safeguard against unauthorised disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personal information that we collect will not be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

7. Access to your personal information

  • 7.1.  We will endeavour to keep your personal information accurate, complete and up to date.
  • 7.2.  You may request details of personal information that we hold about you in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). A small administrative fee may be payable for the provision of information. If you would like a copy of the information, which we hold about you or believe that any information we hold on you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please email us at [email protected]  and we will respond to you as soon as possible after receiving your email.
  • 7.3.  We reserve the right to refuse to provide you with information that we hold about you, in certain circumstances set out in the Privacy Act.

8. Complaints about privacy

  • 8.1.  If you have any complaints about our privacy practices, please feel free to send details of your complaints to The Nutrition Circle by e-mail to [email protected]. We take complaints very seriously and will respond shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.
  • 8.2.  Once we receive your complaint, we will contact you to confirm receipt of your complaint and request any further information we may need. We will then investigate your complaint and provide a written response to you within 30 days.
  • 8.3.  If you are not satisfied with our response to a complaint, you have the right to contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (at to lodge a complaint.

9. Changes to Privacy Policy

  • 9.1.  Please be aware that we may change this Privacy Policy in the future. We may modify this Policy at any time, in our sole discretion and all modifications will be effective immediately upon our posting of the modifications on our website or notice board. Please check back from time to time to review our Privacy Policy.

10. Website

  • 10.1 When you visit our website

When you come to our website, we may collect certain information such as browser type, operating system, website visited immediately before coming to our site, etc. This information is used in an aggregated manner to analyse how people use our site, such that we can improve our service.

  • 10.2.  Cookies

We may from time to time use cookies on our website. Cookies are very small files which a website uses to identify you when you come back to the site and to store details about your use of the site. Cookies are not malicious programs that access or damage your computer. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can choose to reject cookies by changing your browser settings. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website. Our website may from time to time use cookies to analyses website traffic and help us provide a better website visitor experience. In addition, cookies may be used to serve relevant ads to website visitors through third party services such as Google Adwords. These ads may appear on this website or other websites you visit.

  • 10.3.   Third party sites

Our site may from time to time have links to other websites not owned or controlled by us. These links are meant for your convenience only. Links to third party websites do not constitute sponsorship or endorsement or approval of these websites. Please be aware that The Nutrition Circle is not responsible for the privacy practises of other such websites. We encourage our users to be aware, when they leave our website, to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal identifiable information.