Age Up Health helps you live your best life, whatever that looks like for you. We offer a more flexible approach to in-home support with
health care that comes to you. We also provide a platform to assist you manage your government funding for home care packages. We understand
protecting the privacy of personal information provided to us, or otherwise collected by us when providing our Services to
Types of information
Personal information: is information or an opinion, whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not,
about an individual who is identified or reasonably identifiable.
Sensitive information: is a sub-set of personal information that is given a higher level of protection. Sensitive
information means information relating to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, trade union or other professional
associations or memberships, philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation or practices, criminal records, health information or biometric
The information we collect
Personal information: The types of personal information we may collect about you include:
- your name;
- your contact details, including email address, mailing address, street address and/or telephone number;
- your emergency contact details, including their name, email address and telephone number;
- your age and/or date of birth;
- your postcode;
- your credit card or payment details to process payments to contribute to your government funded home care packages;
your preferences and/or opinions including your preferences and opinions related to your lifestyle such as your social status, jobs and
- information you provide to us through customer surveys;
- your sensitive information as set out below;
- details of products and services we have provided to you and/or that you have enquired about, and our response to you;
your browser session and geo-location data, device and network information, statistics on page views and sessions, acquisition sources,
search queries and/or browsing behaviour;
information about your access and use of our Services, including through the use of Internet cookies, your communications with our online
Services, the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using and the domain name of your Internet service
additional personal information that you provide to us, directly or indirectly, through your use of our Services, associated applications,
associated social media platforms and/or accounts from which you permit us to collect information; and
- any other personal information requested by us and/or provided by you or a third party.
Sensitive information: The types of sensitive information we may collect about you include:
if you are a client:
- your medical history, including your former illnesses, injuries, scans and medications;
- your health information including whether you smoke or drink alcohol;
- your general practitioner and your specialist’s contact details;
the goals that you would like to achieve with us, for example pain reduction, increasing mobility, improving your diet and energy levels;
- your medications;
- your pension number;
- your Medicare number; and
- your cultural and religious beliefs.
if you apply to work with us:
- your police check;
your qualifications, licences, skills and registrations including your Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency registration number.
Unless otherwise permitted by law, we will not collect sensitive information about you without first obtaining your consent.
How we collect personal information
We collect personal information in a variety of ways, including:
Directly: We collect personal information which you directly provide to us, including when we provide our health care
Services to you, when you register for an account to use our platform, through the ‘contact us’ form on our website or when you request our
assistance via email, our online chat or over the telephone.
Indirectly: We may collect personal information which you indirectly provide to us while interacting with us, such as when
you use our website, in emails, over the telephone and in your online enquiries.
From third parties: We collect personal information from third parties, such as details of your use of our website from our
Collection and use of personal information
Personal information: We may collect, hold, use and disclose personal information for the following purposes:
to provide our Services to you, including to provide you with in home health care Services, bespoke care packages, dementia care services,
community group events, workshops and activities and to provide you with a platform where you can manage your government funding for home
care packages, process payment to contribute to your home care package and access related resources.
- to enable you to access and use our associated applications and associated social media platforms;
- to contact and communicate with you about our Services;
- for internal record keeping, administrative, invoicing and billing purposes;
for analytics, market research and business development, including to operate and improve our Services, associated applications and
associated social media platforms;
- to run promotions, competitions and/or offer additional benefits to you;
for advertising and marketing, including to send you promotional information about our products and services and information that we
consider may be of interest to you;
- to comply with our legal obligations and resolve any disputes that we may have;
- if you have applied for employment with us; to consider your employment application; and
- if otherwise required or authorised by law.
Sensitive information: We only collect, hold, use and disclose sensitive information for the following purposes:
- any purposes you consent to;
the primary purpose for which it is collected, to provide health care services to you, including in home health care, bespoke health care,
dementia care and to assist you with managing your government funding for home care packages;
secondary purposes that are directly related to the primary purpose for which it was collected, including to disclosure to the below listed
third parties including our IT service providers as reasonably necessary to provide our Services to you;
to contact emergency services, or to speak with your emergency contact, family, partner, support person or next of kin where we reasonably
believe there is a serious risk to the life, health or safety of you or another person and it is impracticable for us to obtain your
- where you have applied to work with us, assessing your suitability for working with us; and
- if otherwise required or authorised by law.
Disclosure of personal information to third parties
We take the disclosure of your personal information very seriously. We will not disclose your personal information without your consent
we need to refer you to medical or health professionals in emergency circumstances where it is impractical for us to obtain your consent;
we make a clinical decision that we must disclose your personal information to a third party, based on an assessment of your best interests,
taking into account your age, health, safety and any possible immediate or substantial risk to you;
- or in the situations outlined below.
We may disclose personal information to:
third party service providers for the purpose of enabling them to provide their services, to us, including (without limitation) IT service
providers, data storage, web-hosting and server providers, debt collectors, couriers, maintenance or problem-solving providers, marketing or
advertising providers, professional advisors and payment systems operators;
- our employees, contractors and/or related entities;
- third parties involved in your care (including health professionals, medical experts and specialists);
- private health insurance providers and Medicare Australia;
- government agencies including My Aged Care and the Department of Human Services (Centrelink);
- our existing or potential agents or business partners;
- sponsors or promoters of any promotions or competition we run;
- anyone to whom our business or assets (or any part of them) are, or may (in good faith) be, transferred;
- courts, tribunals and regulatory authorities, in the event you fail to pay for goods or services we have provided to you;
courts, tribunals, regulatory authorities and law enforcement officers, as required or authorised by law, in connection with any actual or
prospective legal proceedings, or in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;
third parties to collect and process data, such as Google Analytics (To find out how Google uses data when you use third party websites or
applications, please see www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ or any other URL Google may use from time to time), Facebook Pixel or
other relevant analytics businesses; and
- any other third parties as required or permitted by law, such as where we receive a subpoena.
Overseas disclosure: Where we disclose your personal information to third parties listed above, these third parties may
store, transfer or access personal information outside of Australia including but not limited to, India and Portugal.
We will only disclose your personal information to countries with laws which protect your personal information in a way which is
substantially similar to the Australian Privacy Principles or we will take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to protect your
personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles.
Your rights and controlling your personal information
information to us, however, if you do not, it may affect our ability to provide our Services to you and your use of our Services.
Information from third parties: If we receive personal information about you from a third party, we will protect it as set
have such person’s consent to provide the personal information to us.
Anonymity: Where practicable we will give you the option of not identifying yourself or using a pseudonym in your dealings
Restrict and unsubscribe: To object to processing for direct marketing/unsubscribe from our email database or opt-out of
communications (including marketing communications), please contact us using the details below or opt-out using the opt-out facilities
provided in the communication.
Access: You may request access to the personal information that we hold about you. An administrative fee may be payable for
the provision of such information. Please note, in some situations, we may be legally permitted to withhold access to your personal
Correction: If you believe that any information we hold about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or
misleading, please contact us using the details below. We will take reasonable steps to promptly correct any information found to be
inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading. Please note, in some situations, we may be legally permitted to not correct
your personal information.
Complaints: If you wish to make a complaint, please contact us using the details below and provide us with full details of
the complaint. We will promptly investigate your complaint and respond to you, in writing, setting out the outcome of our investigation and
the steps we will take in response to your complaint. You also have the right to contact the relevant privacy authority.
Storage and security
We are committed to ensuring that the personal information we collect is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we
have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures, to safeguard and secure personal information and protect it from
misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
While we are committed to security, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that is transmitted to or by us over the Internet.
The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk.
preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personally identifiable information. However, they do
recognise you when you return to our online Services and allow third parties, such as Google and Facebook, to cause our advertisements to
appear on your social media and online media feeds as part of our retargeting campaigns. If and when you choose to provide our online
Services with personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if
you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our online
Links to other websites
Our Services may contain links to other websites. We do not have any control over those websites and we are not responsible for the
protection and privacy of any personal information which you provide whilst visiting those websites. Those websites are not governed by this
For any questions or notices, please contact our Privacy Officer at:
AGE UP HEALTH PTY LTD ABN 49 637 523 089
Last update: 5 November 2020
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