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    Privacy Policy

    Thrive Psychology collects personal information in order to carry out its functions of assessing Patient needs and providing appropriate treatment or intervention. The Privacy Act of 1988, The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act of 2000, the Australian Privacy Principles (APPS), the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (NSW), and the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017, ensure your rights of confidentiality, security and access regarding your information. Please refer to Thrive Psychology’s Privacy Policy which details what information is collected, how and for what purposes, how it is stored, who has access and to whom it is disclosed.
    Thrive Psychology respects your privacy. All employees, contractors or agents of Thrive Psychology and any related parties are bound to uphold Thrive Psychology’s privacy policy. Access to your information is strictly controlled and available at a level and only to those that have a need for access that is related to our service delivery to you. You have the right to access your personal information. You have the right to have a copy of the personal information that we hold. You have the right to correct any personal information which you think is incomplete, inaccurate or out of date. You have the right to register a complaint or incident concerning a privacy matter with Thrive Psychology’s Privacy Officer. A Patient’s personal information cannot be disclosed without the Patient’s permission through a consent or release of information form.


    It may not be possible to provide services to you without consent to obtain and release information to relevant parties such as your treating doctor. This is necessary to enable treatment or intervention that meets your needs. Consent to release or obtain information is specific to third parties that may be involved in your care such as your treating doctor or an insurance company. Your consent can be specific to what is, or is not shared. Please note that in some circumstances, if limited consent is provided, we may not be able to provide services to you do to the constraints imposed by that limited consent. You should discuss any concerns regarding consent with your psychologist or Thrive Psychology management.