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At Head and Neck Cancer Australia we value and appreciate the importance of privacy. We have prepared this Privacy Policy to give you information about our collection, use and disclosure of personal information, and your privacy rights.

Head and Neck Cancer Australia (formerly Beyond Five) is a not-for-profit organisation established in 2014 to support patients (and carers) with head and neck cancer across Australia and New Zealand. The Head and Neck Cancer Australia website provides a range of evidence-based information developed by experts for patients (and carers) affected by head and neck cancer, covering the cancer care pathway (risks, diagnosis, treatment through to supportive care and life after cancer). It also includes information and tools for health professionals to use with their patients.

Why we collect personal information

We collect personal information about a range of individuals including patients, survivors, caregivers, family members and friends, donors, supporters, staff, health professionals, researchers and service providers.

We collect personal information to fund and perform our functions and activities, including:

  • to seek, facilitate and record your participation in our projects and work
  • to respond to your comments or questions and provide information about us;
  • to manage our relationship with you and any other person or organisation you represent
  • to ask for donations and support
  • for administrative purposes including research, planning, service development, record-keeping and internal reporting
  • in relation to any transfer of our operations to another entity
  • to assess, train, work with and manage our staff, volunteers and contractors.

We may not be able to do these things without your personal information. For example, we may not be able to contact you, provide services to you or offer employment to you.

Disclosure of personal information

We are subject to a range of confidentiality and privacy obligations which in some cases require us not to disclose personal information or to obtain consent before doing so. Subject to those obligations where applicable, we may in performing our functions and activities disclose personal information to third parties including your representatives, health professionals, researchers and our service providers. Our service providers include providers of archival, accounting, stakeholder contact, legal, banking, payment, delivery, document management, insurance, website and technology services.

Our website

If you visit our website at headandneckcancer.org.au (the Website) to read, browse or download information, our system may record information anonymously such as the date and time of your visit to the Website, the pages accessed and any information downloaded. This information is used for statistical, reporting and website administration and maintenance purposes. Our Website will use Google services such as Google Analytics to capture this information. For more about how Google collects and processes data, please see Google’s privacy policy and their information at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

Like many other websites, our Website may use ‘cookies’ from time to time. A cookie is a piece of information that allows our system to identify and interact more effectively with your device. The cookie helps us to maintain the continuity of your browsing session and remember your details and preferences when you return. You can configure your web browser software to reject cookies however some parts of our Websites may not have full functionality in that case. See www.allaboutcookies.org for instructions on how to delete and block cookies for many popular browsers.

Contact details

If you have any questions, concerns or feedback about privacy, or wish to request access to any personal information we hold about you, please contact:

Email:  contact@headandneckcancer.org.au

Last updated: September 2020
Beyond Five Limited ABN 44 600 709 733