Privacy Policy

The Immunisation Coalition (IC) is committed to ensuring the privacy of individuals and is guided by the National Privacy Principles, which are set out in the Australian Privacy Act 1998.

Immunisation Coalition


  1. The Immunisation Coalition (IC) is committed to ensuring the privacy of individuals and is guided by the National Privacy Principles, which are set out in the Australian Privacy Act 1998. This policy provides information on the IC’s information handling practices for: and  When information is collected directly from individuals and at any other time required by the law, we will provide further relevant information.


  1. We will only collect information from individuals when it is necessary or desirable for the performance of a business function, including the full range of our activities and services. The information we collect will depend on the individual’s relationship with us. Sensitive information will only be collected if the individual gives consent or if it is required by law.
  2. “Sensitive” information means information about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political, professional or trade association, philosophical beliefs or affiliations, membership of trade union, sexual preferences or practices, criminal record and health information.


  1. We only use personal information for the purpose for which it was collected and for secondary purposes that directly relate to the primary purpose’ of collection. (For example, a person may be required to fill in a form to register for our services, including credit references, administration and accounts etc, and we may use their contact details to send details of other services offered by us).
  2. Contact information held by us may also be used to inform individuals of special offers or additional services provided by us or our associated business partners and suppliers. The individual contacted will be provided with the option of not receiving further communication of this nature.

Cookies and Other Similar Technologies

  1. Subject to our obligations under the Privacy Act, we may use cookies and similar technologies to collect and store personal and non-personal information about how you use our sites.
  2. Cookies are files that store information on the device on which you are using to access our sites. Cookies also retain your details and preferences, so you can easily continue your browsing session upon return to our sites. If you do not want to activate cookies, you can opt out of receiving them by amending the settings of your internet browser, although you may find that some parts of our sites will consequently have limited functionality and personalisation if you do so.
  3. We may collect information about your browsing behaviour, such as the number of times you have visited, the date you visited and the amount of time you spend on our sites. We may also receive anonymised data via cookies about performance and errors that occur while you use our sites.
  4. We may also log IP addresses contained in Log Data to analyse trends, administer the website, track user movements, and gather broad demographic information. We generally use this information to improve the quality of our products and services, report statistics, analyse trends, and diagnose problems.

Third Party Analytics Tools

  1. We may use third-party analytics tools to analyse usage trends on our sites, including the tracking and reporting of site traffic. The data is aggregated so that it cannot identify any individual.
  2. Third-party analytics tools collect non-personal information such as the pages you visit on our sites. These tools include, but are not limited to, Google Analytics, Google AdWords conversion tracking, and Facebook Ads conversion tracking. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by our service providers, for example, to help us understand how our products or services are being used.
  3. By using our Sites, you consent to the processing of any non-personal data these tools will collect in the way and for the purposes described above.


  1. We do not sell any of the personal information we collect. We will only disclose personal information for the primary purpose for which it was collected, or for a secondary purpose if it directly relates to the primary purpose. Individuals will be informed of this, and disclosure may be subject to the person signing a consent form at the point of collection.
  2. We may engage third parties to perform certain business functions. Therefore, it is sometimes necessary to disclose personal information to those third parties and suppliers. Where this disclosure takes place, we seek to ensure that the personal information is handled by us and the third party in accordance with the Australian National Privacy Principles.


  1. We endeavour to protect personal information from unauthorised use, access, disclosure and alteration. IC employees and contractors are only provided with access to personal information that is relevant to their roles and responsibilities, and we seek to ensure that staff comply with this policy on the handling of personal information. IT protection systems and internal procedures are also used to protect the personal information. We will hold personal information until there is no longer a business or legal need to retain it.


  1. We may also collect other information when a person visits our websites. This may include their server address, domain name, date and time of access, pages viewed and any information downloaded. This may be as a result of the use of cookies. Most Internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies. If an individual prefers not to receive cookies, they can adjust their browser to disable or to warn when cookies are used. By disabling cookies, they may not be able to participate in some of the features offered by us on our website.


  1. We seek to maintain the accuracy of personal information. We encourage a person to contact us if the information we hold about them is incorrect and to notify us if their personal information has been changed.


  1. A person can contact the Chief Executive Officer on +61 3 9863 8650 or at any time to access the personal information we hold about them. We may require that they fill out a form to access this information. Access will be provided unless the request is unreasonable, the identity of the person requesting the information is not verified, or the Australian National Privacy Principles permit us to decline that access. As permitted by law, a fee may be requested to cover the cost of the access.

Complaints and Concerns

  1. If a person has any concerns about the handling of their personal information, they can contact the Chief Executive Officer on +6 3 98638650 or We may ask that they put your request in writing and will seek to resolve the concern as promptly as possible.

Changes to Privacy Policy

  1. We may modify or amend this policy at any time provided the policy still complies with the Privacy Act.

Page Published: 11 October 2017 | Page Updated: 23 August 2021