Gambling Help Online is a service provided by Turning Point, a part of Eastern Health in Victoria. All Australian health services are required to comply with legislation and regulations which protect the use and disclosure of personal information. Gambling Help Online complies with Australian privacy legislation and standards safe guarding your information. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards in protecting the privacy of our service users.
Enquiries about the regulations and how Gambling Help Online protects your information can be obtained by reaching out to us via the contact us page.
Collection of information and privacy protection
Gambling Help Online adheres to the Australian Privacy Principles and Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
Information provided through the Gambling Help Online website will comply with Information Privacy Principles, and particularly principles 1, 2, 3, 10 and 11.
Stated simply these principles are:
- Principle 1: Collection of information must be lawful and fair
- Principle 2: Informing people why information is collected
- Principle 3: Ensuring personal information collected is of good quality and not too intrusive
- Principle 10: Limiting the use of personal information to the purpose for which it was obtained
- Principle 11: Preventing the disclosure of personal information outside the agency
Your email address
Gambling Help Online will only record your email address in the event that you send us a message by email or if you register for regular assistance. Your email address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it. Your email address will not be added to any mailing lists without your prior consent by way of a specific request in writing. We will not use or disclose your email address for any other purpose, without your prior written consent.
Queries, concerns and further information
If you have any queries, concerns or require further information relating to privacy and Gambling Help Online, please feel free to contact us.