Privacy and confidentiality
Are the counsellors at RMIT registered?
Under what circumstances can my personal information be released
Your information can only be released to a third party if:
- it is to be used to protect you or others from harm
- if a court order is produced
- you have provided written permission to do so.
Can I access my personal information held by the RMIT Counselling Service
Yes. Under the Health Records Act 2001 (Victoria) you have the right to access your personal information at any time, subject to some exceptions.
If you would like to access your personal information, speak to your counsellor. Records are released in accordance with guidelines set out in the Health Records Act 2001 (Victoria).