Service Terms and Conditions

By using Cortex Health’s (Australian Echolight distributer) services you understand that Cortex Health is the
Australian supplier of Echolight, a TGA approved registered medical device for the measurement of bone
mineral density and subsequently the diagnosis and detection of osteoporosis. Cortex Health is NOT a
registered provider of medical services.

A Radiofrequency echographic multi spectrometry (REMS) scan via Echolight is a non-invasive procedure
and performed by a trained technician. Cortex Health is obligated to and will send the report/s to your health care practitioner on your referral.

1) You understand that this scan is designed to be an ancillary health aid and Cortex Health should not be
construed as a substitute for medical examination, diagnosis, or treatment and that you should see a
qualified medical specialist for the interpretation of the REMS report. You understand that Cortex Health
technicians are not qualified to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any physical or emotional conditions and
that nothing said during this scan should be construed as such.

2) By using these services you acknowledge your consent to the performance of the proposed scan by my technician at
Cortex Health. You are able to withdraw your consent at any time.

3) You consent to Cortex Health using your deidentified data for research and reporting purposes. You understand that you can withdraw your consent at any time. – If you would like to opt out this can be done on the Patient Form after making a booking.

4) You acknowledge you have read Cortex Health’s Privacy Policy located here https://echolight.com.au/privacy-policy/

Cortex Health is committed to providing quality services to you and these terms and conditions are outlined when making a booking AND on your confirmation e-mail after making a booking.

If you have any queries or complaints about our Service Terms and Conditions or our Privacy Policy please contact us at:

Cortex Health (Australian Distributer for Echolight)

info@cortexhealth.com.au

1800 367 758

OR

Echolight

info@echolight.com.au

1800 324 658

Privacy Policy

Cortex Health is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.
We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.
A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au

What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?

Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect include: names, addresses, email addresses, phone and facsimile numbers.
This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including interviews, correspondence, by telephone and facsimile, by email, via our website https://echolight.com.au, from your website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.
We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you, providing information to our clients and marketing. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.
When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.

Sensitive Information

Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only:
• For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
• For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
• With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.

Third Parties

Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:
• Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
• Where required or authorised by law.

Security of Personal Information

Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.

Access to your Personal Information

You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.
[Your business name] will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.
In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.

Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information

It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.

Policy Updates

This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.

Privacy Policy Complaints and Enquiries

If you have any queries or complaints about our Privacy Policy please contact us at:
Cortex Health
info@cortexhealth.com.au
1800 367 758