Website privacy statement

ARAFEMI and the Mutual Support and Self Help Consortium respects the privacy of your personal information by adhering to privacy laws. This web site privacy statement outlines how the we will manage personal information collected through the use of its web site.

This statement does not extend to external web sites that have been linked from this web site. ARAFEMI and the Mutual Support and Self Help Consortium are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites. Users are encouraged to be aware when they leave its site and to read the privacy statements of each web site they choose to visit.

This web site privacy statement will be periodically updated to reflect ongoing quality assurance in line with State and Federal Privacy laws.

Privacy Laws

In regard to personal information collected from the our web site, the Centre of Excellence in Peer Support (Mental Health) complies with the Victorian Information Privacy Act 2000

Collecting, Using and Disclosing Personal Information and Online forms

If you provide personal details during your visit to this web site, then we will only use and disclose your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected. Any other type of use and disclosure will require your consent, or be in accordance with prescribed exemptions under privacy laws.

For example, if you complete an online form requesting services, unless you give consent to your personal details being used for other purposes, then those details will only be used for the purpose of requesting that service, for a secondary related purpose, or for another that falls within one of the exemptions of use and disclosure in the privacy legislation.


ARAFEMI and the Mutual Support and Self Help Consortium do not guarantee secure transmission of information over the internet. Visitors should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information over the internet. If you are concerned about conveying your personal information over the internet, then you may wish to contact us by telephone or mail.

Usernames and passwords are required before personal information (such as staff information) can be accessed on the web site. You should ensure that your password is kept securely and not disclosed to anyone else. ARAFEMI and the Mutual Support and Slef Help Consortium ensures high standards of security in its content management systems.