MSD is bound by the National Privacy Principles ("Principles") contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth) in collecting, using and storing your personal information. The Principles govern the use of "personal information", which they define as information or an opinion relating to an individual that can be used to identify that individual.
Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Data (Anonymous Data)
Most of the information MSD collects from this website is anonymous information, such as the pages you visit and searches you perform. Other information collected may include the name of your internet service provider, the website you used to link to our site, the websites you visit from our site, and your IP address. MSD uses this anonymous information to compile aggregate statistics about use of our website and to help improve the content of this website. No personal information is collected other than personal information that you submit when you make an enquiry through the website.
Personally Identifiable Information
If you submit personal information when you make an enquiry through the website, MSD will collect, record and use your personal information for the purpose of responding to your enquiry. MSD may disclose your personal information to service providers who assist MSD with this purpose.
Otherwise, MSD does not collect any of your personal information from your visit to this website. The survey on this website does not capture any of your personal information. Accordingly, neither the results of your survey nor the “Dear Doctor” letter results are recorded or stored on the website.
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Access to your personal information
If you have any questions regarding privacy and your use of this website, please write to the Privacy Officer at MSD, 66 Waterloo Road, North Ryde, NSW, 2113.
WOMN-1013436-0089. First issued June 2012.