Privacy Policy

The University of Melbourne is governed by the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) and the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) when collecting and managing the personal and health information of individuals (referred to collectively in this statement as ‘personal information’). To the extent that they apply to our activities, the University is also subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (which relates to the personal data of individuals located in the European Economic Area). (together, Privacy Laws).

Your personal information is being collected by the Psychosocial Health and Wellbeing Unit of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Melbourne. You can contact us at [email protected] or 1800 925 330.

The information you provide (name, phone number and/or email address) will be used to contact you if you submit an enquiry to us about the study. It will not be used for any other purpose.

Your information will only be disclosed and used by authorised University staff for the purpose which it was collected. We will not disclose your personal information to anybody else unless you have given consent, or we are authorised or required to do so by law.

Your contact information will be stored as an email notification on a University of Melbourne server and on the Egg Freezing website database. The University takes all reasonable steps to ensure that we implement and maintain appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect personal information transmitted, stored or otherwise processed, from accidental or unlawful destruction, misuse, loss, alteration, unauthorised access or disclosure.

We will retain your personal information only for as long as required for the purpose it was collected and in accordance with our legislative obligations. This information is then securely destroyed in accordance with the University’s retention and disposal authority.

You may request access to, or correction of, information we hold about you, or exercise rights of access, rectification, erasure and other rights under the GDPR (if applicable), at any time by contacting [email protected] or 1800 925 330.

Please refer to our Privacy webpage for information on how to contact us about privacy, how to lodge a complaint and for the contact details of the University’s Privacy and Data Protection Officer.

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