Privacy Policy

At O’Connor Dental Surgery, we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information. We understand the importance of safeguarding your data and comply with the Australian Government’s privacy policies, including the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).
Collection of Personal Information:
We may collect personal information from you during your interactions with our dental practice. This information may include your name, contact details, date of birth, medical history, and health insurance details. We collect this information to provide you with quality dental care and to manage administrative tasks such as appointment scheduling, billing, and record-keeping.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information:
We only use your personal information for the purposes for which it was collected, or as otherwise permitted by law. This may include providing you with dental treatment, communicating with other healthcare providers involved in your care, processing payments, and complying with our legal and regulatory obligations. We do not disclose your personal information to third parties unless necessary for the provision of dental services or with your explicit consent.
Security of Personal Information:
We take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Our dental practice implements security measures such as encryption, password protection, and restricted access to physical and electronic records. We regularly review and update our security measures to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of your data.
Access and Correction of Personal Information:
You have the right to access and request correction of your personal information held by our dental practice. If you would like to access or update your information, please contact our privacy officer using the contact details provided below. We will respond to your request in a timely manner and take reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of your information.
Complaints and Concerns:
If you have any concerns about the privacy of your personal information or believe that your privacy rights have been violated, please contact Dr Padma – Principal Dentist immediately. We take privacy complaints seriously and will investigate and address any issues raised in accordance with our internal procedures and legal obligations.
Contact Us:
If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy or the handling of your personal information, please contact:

Dr Padma Yarlagadda

02 6162 1310