Health Equity Matters’ Privacy Statement

June 2024

Health Equity Matters is committed to respecting your privacy. Detailed information regarding our management of your personal information is included in our Privacy Policy, which is available here. This notice should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy.

Who is collecting your personal information?

Your personal information is being collected by the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations Limited (ABN 91 708 310 631) (“Health Equity Matters” or “we”). Our contact details are outlined below.

Collection of your personal information

Your personal information is collected by us directly from you when you:

  • deal with us face-to-face, in writing (including email, fax or letter) or in person ;
  • submit an application (including a job application), quote or invoice, purchase order and/or service request to us;
  • submit information through our website (including by completing the “Contact Us” form, the “Subscribe via Email” newsletter and updates subscription form or other email links);
  • visit our website (including through the use of cookies);
  • in the course of our dealings with you (including as a stakeholder, member organisation or supplier).

If you are a referee of a candidate being considered for employment by Health Equity Matters, we may collect your contact information from the candidate, and in some instances we may collect information from publicly available records.

Why do we collect your personal information?

We collect the information that is reasonably necessary for us in order to perform the functions of our organisation, which include:

  • responding to enquiries or complaints received;
  • sending information about Health Equity Matters, our member organisations, and HIV-related news;
  • assessing job applications, communicating with you about the application and for recruitment functions;
  • assessing quotes, invoices, purchase orders or service requests, and managing relationships with suppliers;
  • conducting research, surveys, training sessions and marketing (including direct marketing);
  • managing our relationship with you (including with suppliers, member organisations, other stakeholders and members of the public interested HIV news).

What would happen if we did not collect your personal information?

If we cannot collect your personal information, we may be unable to provide you with our products or services, respond to your query or complaint, provide you with information updates, assess your suitability for an employment or supplier role, properly manage our relationship or dealings with you, or communicate with you.

Who will we disclose your personal information to?

We will not disclose any personal information without consent, except where it is necessary to do so in accordance with the purpose for which it was collected or where we are under a legal duty to do so.

Health Equity Matters Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy, available here, contains information about how you may access the personal information we hold about you, and how you may seek the correction of this information.

Our Privacy Policy also contains information about how you can make a privacy complaint, and how we will deal with your privacy complaint.

Overseas disclosure of your personal information

From time to time, Health Equity Matters may disclose your personal information to overseas recipients where it is necessary to do so in accordance with the purpose for which it was collected. Where Health Equity Matters discloses personal information to an overseas recipient, it will take reasonable steps to ensure that the recipient will handle your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the Australian Privacy Principles.

All content contained within this website is copyright © Health Equity Matters, unless otherwise stated. Content may be reproduced for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes free of charge, provided that:

  • reproduced content must be branded Health Equity Matters and acknowledgement to Health Equity Matters must be made prominently, including a link to Health Equity and a citation stating “Reprinted from [name of publication], published by Health Equity Matters“;
  • reproduced content must not be published in a manner which damages or dilutes the reputation of Health Equity Matters, or which creates a misleading impression that Health Equity Matters is associated with, or a sponsor of, the person reproducing the content; and
  • reproduced content must not be altered or reproduced in a misleading context.

Contact Health Equity Matters directly regarding any other use of content.

Health Equity Matters Ltd (ABN 91 708 310 631)

Address:          Level 3, 414 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills, NSW 2042

Phone:             02 9557 9399