Your dental file will be accessed by your dental clinician, and when necessary in the absence of your usual dental clinician, by other dental clinician in the practice. It may also be necessary for our staff to handle your file from time to time to address any administrative requirements of running a dental practice. Out staff are bound by strict confidentiality requirements as a condition of employment and these requirements will be observed if it is necessary for them to view your records.
At times, to ensure the function of our practice, it may also be necessary to allow external organisations to access our practice and possibly, to view the medical records. Any external organisation that provides service advice to this practice will be aware of the need to preserve the requirement of the Privacy Act and will be bound by a confidentiality agreement.
We may disclose your personal information to:
– Our employees, our dental clinician who provide dental services to you at our, related bodies, corporate contractors or service providers for the purposes of operation of our business, fulfilling requests by you, and to otherwise provide products and services to you including, without limitation, web hosting providers, IT systems administrators, mailing houses, couriers, payment processors, data entry service providers, electronic network administrators, debt collectors, and professional advisors such as accountants, solicitors, business advisors and consultants
– Your employer or prospective employer, their authorised representatives and their insurer in the case of a work-related consultation or service
– Any organisation or person for any authorised purpose with your express consent.