Privacy Policy

Policy overview By providing personal information to us, including through Barossa disability support network platforms (social media, website) you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of that personal information in accordance with this privacy policy and any other relevant arrangements between us such as the platform terms. We may change our privacy policy from time to time by publishing changes to it on the platform and our website. We encourage you to periodically check our website and platform to ensure you are aware of the most up to date version of the privacy policy. This privacy policy should be read in conjunction with any other specific collection notice or consent that we provide you. 

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Collection of sensitive information If you are an NDIS participant, due to the nature of our business and our service platforms and only where necessary in relation to our business- we may also collect ‘Sensitive information’ As that term is defined in the Privacy Act, about you. This would include information about you that would be classified as ‘health information’ under the privacy act, such information or opinions about your health and or disability your wishes about the future provision of services to you (including any goals or aspirations in your NDIS plan if disclosed) and information about services which have or will be provided to you (including those facilitated through our service platform). While we will generally collect such sensitive information directly from you (as part of registration, or your interactions with BDSN and or BDSN platforms) we may also collect such sensitive information from third parties where it is unreasonable or impactable to collect it directly from you, including where information is provided by: • Your primary decision maker, or for BDSN platforms you primary account manager, such as a parent, guardian, or decision maker on your behalf • A service provider including support coordinators and other service providers Unless otherwise specified, all references to personal information in this privacy policy should be read to include sensitive information.