Privacy Policy

Dr Who Locums (DWL) understands the importance of protecting client's privacy and we are committed to complying with the Privacy Act 1998 and the National Privacy Principles.

Information We Collect

DWL collects and holds information, including sensitive information about, or in relation to you, in order to provide you with our services. The information collected includes personal contact and identification details, referees and their contact details, health, medical, personal, professional, and criminal details.

DWL collects such information by way of forms, through our website, interviews, email communications, and telephone calls. DWL may also obtain such information about you from a third party.

How we use the Information

DWL uses information collected about you, and from you, for the primary purpose of informing prospective employers who may wish to use your services. DWL also uses such information to advise you of work opportunities or other information relating to their application.

DWL uses information only with your consent, and as per signed DWL Terms of Business.

Occasionally, for legal reasons, DWL may be required by law to disclose information to law enforcement agencies, government agencies, courts or external advisors. DWL will only make such disclosures in accordance with the Privacy Act.

Access To Personal Information

Under the Privacy Act, you have the right to request access to information DWL holds about you. You also have the right to ask us to correct information about you which is inaccurate, incomplete, or out of date.

However, please note that access to information may be refused, for example, where release of the information would have reasonable impact on the privacy of others or is unlawful.

Security and Storage

DWL stores information electronically and in paper format. DWL takes the required reasonable steps to ensure security of personal information held by us from such risks as loss, unauthorized access, use, modification or disclosure. Our IT systems are password protected, and paper files are stored under lock and key with access restricted to authorised personnel.

Information is not stored any longer than is required in accordance with the National Privacy Principles.

Electronic Media

In providing DWL with your email address, you agree to receive email correspondence about job vacancies and other information relating to our service to you.

DWL does not sell, rent or trade information to or with third parties.