Privacy & Confidentiality Aborigines Advancement League (AAL)What happens to information about you while you receive a service from the AALI?
What information do we collect about you?We keep your name and contact details on your file. Other details such as your care plan and information about your health are recorded each time you visit.
Why do we collect your information?The information we collect helps us to keep up to date details about your needs, so we can care for you in the best possible way. We also use the information to better manage and plan this service.
Who else sees your information?Your information can only been seen by the workers involved in your care. Otherwise, we only release information about you if you agree or if required by law, such as in a medical emergency.
What say do you have in what happens to your information?You have a say in what happens to your information. We rely on the information you give us to help provide the right care for you. If you decide not to share some of your information or only tell us some information, this is your right, but it may affect our ability to provide you with the best possible services. Talk to us if you want to change or cancel your consent.
How will your information be protected?We will protect your information and make sure no one can access it without your permission. The privacy of your information is also protected by law. We treat your information in the strictest confidence and store it securely.
Can you access your information?Yes, you have a right to request access to your information and to ask for it to be corrected if necessary.
Any other questions?Please talk to one of our staff if you have any other questions or complaints about what happens to your information while you are our client, or if you want to access your record.
Who we are
Aborigines Advancement League (AAL), Our website address is: https://www.aal.org.au
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
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If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
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Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
2 Watt Street Thornbury
Phone: 03 9480 7777
Fax: 03 9416 9092