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Privacy Policy

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Northern Beaches Eye Surgery website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Northern Beaches Eye Surgery website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Northern Beaches Eye Surgery may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postcode, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that may automatically be collected by Northern Beaches Eye Surgery. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Northern Beaches Eye Surgery for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Northern Beaches Eye Surgery website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Northern Beaches Eye Surgery public message boards or comments areas, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Northern Beaches Eye Surgery does not read any of your private online communications.

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Northern Beaches Eye Surgery so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Northern Beaches Eye Surgery is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Northern Beaches Eye Surgery and Northern Beaches Eye Surgery family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery collects and uses your personal information to operate the Northern Beaches Eye Surgery website and deliver the services you have requested. Northern Beaches Eye Surgery also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Northern Beaches Eye Surgery and its affiliates. Northern Beaches Eye Surgery may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Northern Beaches Eye Surgery may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Northern Beaches Eye Surgery may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Northern Beaches Eye Surgery, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit via the Northern Beaches Eye Surgery website, in order to determine what Northern Beaches Eye Surgery services are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising within Northern Beaches Eye Surgery to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Northern Beaches Eye Surgery or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Northern Beaches Eye Surgery; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Northern Beaches Eye Surgery, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Northern Beaches Eye Surgery website may use ‘cookies’ to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Northern Beaches Eye Surgery pages, or register with Northern Beaches Eye Surgery site or services, a cookie helps Northern Beaches Eye Surgery to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Northern Beaches Eye Surgery website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Northern Beaches Eye Surgery features that you customised.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Northern Beaches Eye Surgery services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. Northern Beaches Eye Surgery secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted to our website, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Northern Beaches Eye Surgery encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Northern Beaches Eye Surgery is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Northern Beaches Eye Surgery welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Northern Beaches Eye Surgery has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Northern Beaches Eye Surgery directly, using the ‘Contact Us’ page on this website. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.