Before we begin, it is important that you know StepSense integrates with AppleHealth. We request access to read your steps walked, calories burned, flights climbed, bmr and heart rate data, where available, in order for you to particiapte in the challenge. We do not write new data to your AppleHealth storage, we do not share any of your AppleHealth data with any third parties and we take your privacy very serious. We simply use your step and flight data to feature you on the challenge leaderboard.
StepSense integrates with GoogleFit. We request access to read your steps walked, calories burned, bmr and heart rate data, where available, in order for you to particiapte in the challenge. We do not write new data to your GoogleFit storage, we do not share any of your Google Fit data with any third parties and we take your privacy very serious. We simply use your step and flight data to feature you on the challenge leaderboard.
StepSense integrates with Fitbit. We request access to read your steps walked, calories burned, bmr and heart rate data, where available, in order for you to particiapte in the challenge. We do not write new data to your Fitbit storage, we do not share any of your Fitbit data with any third parties and we take your privacy very serious. We simply use your step and flight data to feature you on the challenge leaderboard.
StepSense integrates with Garmin. We request access to read your steps walked, calories burned, bmr and heart rate data, where available, in order for you to particiapte in the challenge. We do not write new data to your Garmin storage, we do not share any of your Garmin data with any third parties and we take your privacy very serious. We simply use your step and flight data to feature you on the challenge leaderboard.
1.1 StepSense Collects Personal Information, including Sensitive Information and Health Information about individuals who use its services where this collection is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to, one or more of its functions or activities. The Personal Information may be collected through our Health Assessment (HA), a StepSense Online Platform or otherwise.
1.2 The kinds of Personal Information we collect you depends on who you are and your interaction with us. As a provider of health solutions products and services, StepSense may collect the following types of Personal and/or Sensitive information about you:
1.5 StepSense will not Collect Personal Information secretly or in an underhanded way and will not sell your Personal Information to any third party.
2.1 StepSense collects and holds Personal Information which it has Collected to Use and/or Disclose for its Primary Purposes of providing you with health services, including but not limited to:1. providing you with products and services via a StepSense Online Platform – these are usually connected with assisting you in assessing your health risks and goals; 2. sending you newsletters and other personalised email communications regarding your health and related matters; 3. answering your inquiry or responding to complaints, access and correction requests 4. sending you additional materials relating to StepSense and services that may be of interest to you 5. providing you with effective customer service in regard to health services provided to you; and/or 6. providing your organisation with de-identified (anonymous) data in order for them to analyse and identify company health risks and to plan structured wellness initiatives.
2.5 From time to time we may Disclose your Personal Information to third party organisations outside of StepSense in order to deliver the services you require, this occurring in the context of a Permitted Health Situation. Your Personal Information is Disclosed to these organisations only in relation to us providing our services to you. These organisations may provide support services to StepSense or provide services on our behalf and carry out, amongst other services:1. onsite services which include biometric health assessments; 2. influenza vaccinations; 3. seminars and workshops; 4. executive health assessments 5. information technology services; 6. support or facilitation of those activities described in Points 2.1 and 2.2 herein. We will take reasonable practicable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your Personal Information.
We take reasonable precautions to ensure that the Personal Information we Collect, Use and Disclose is complete, relevant and up-to-date. However, the accuracy of that information depends to a large extent on the information you provide. That's why we recommend that you:
4.1 StepSense manages and secures the Personal Information it collects by using reasonable physical, technical and administrative safeguards and procedures. These safeguards and procedures include but are not limited to:1. use of appropriate encryption, password, and other protections for information held electronically; 2. only providing necessary personnel access to personal information; 3. regularly providing staff training on privacy issues; 4. implementing various procedures to assist employees in alerting customers to potential privacy issues before personal information is collected; 5. regularly reviewing its privacy compliance; and 6. appointing privacy officers within StepSense organisations to monitor privacy compliance.
4.2 StepSense will take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access or disclosure. This may include taking reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify Personal Information once it is no longer needed for any purpose for which it may be Used or Disclosed in accordance with privacy principle laws, subject to the exceptions contained therein.
4.3 StepSense will not attempt to match de-identified or anonymous data Collected through surveys or such online devices as "cookies", with information identifying an individual, without the consent of the relevant individual.
4.5 StepSense will take reasonable steps to ensure that Personal Information is only accessible by people who have a genuine "need to know" as well as "right to know."
5.1 StepSense will permit its records containing your Personal Information to be accessed by you when required by the Privacy Act. We may, however, refuse to provide you with access to your Personal Information if one or more of those matters contained in the Access to Personal Information laws – applies, including but not limited to instances in which:• giving access to the information would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of any other individual; • your request for access is frivolous or vexatious or giving such access will be unlawful.
5.2 If StepSense is satisfied that:1. having regard to the purpose for which the information is held, the information is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete or irrelevant or misleading; or 2. you (as the person to whom the Personal Information relates) request that we correct the information; we will take reasonable steps to correct our records containing your Personal Information as soon as practically possible in accordance with the Privacy Act.
5.3 If we have refused to grant you access to your Personal Information in accordance with Point 6.1 above, we will still take all reasonable steps to provide you with access to your Personal Information in a way that meets both your needs and our needs.
5.5 StepSense will not charge a fee for processing an access request unless the request is complex or is resource intensive. StepSense does, however, reserve the right to charge an administration fee if an individual requests access to their Personal Information more than once in a three month period.
5.6 Where StepSense offers online account management facilities, customers can use this capability to control aspects of their account, including amending or updating certain Personal Information.
6.1 The office of StepSense's Privacy Officer will be the first point of contact for inquiries about privacy issues. If you wish to make an inquiry or complaint regarding privacy you should do so by contacting this office as per the details in Point 12.
7.1 StepSense will not make it mandatory for visitors to its Website or Portals to provide Personal Information unless such Personal Information is required to answer an inquiry or provide a service. StepSense may however request visitors to provide Personal Information voluntarily to StepSense (for example, as part of a competition or questionnaire).
7.2 StepSense will allow its customers to transact with it anonymously or by using a pseudonym wherever that is lawful, reasonable and practicable.
8.1 If we send Personal Information overseas, StepSense will take steps which are both reasonable and practicable to ensure that the overseas recipient handles such information in accordance with the Privacy Act.
Where applicable, the collection and use of any Health Information obtained by StepSense will be in compliance with the Health Privacy Principals found in the Health Records Act or in any other relevant state legislation governing health records.
Collect means gather, acquire or obtain by a lawful and fair means, information in circumstances where the individual is identifiable or identified. Disclosure generally means the release of information outside StepSense, including under a contract to carry out an "outsourced function." Express Consent Consequences includes the fact that that we will not be accountable under the Privacy Act and you will not be able to seek redress under the Privacy Act in the event that you provide consent to the disclosure of your Personal Information by us to an overseas recipient and the overseas recipient handles your Personal information in breach of the Privacy Act. Expressly Informed means the circumstance where we have provided you with a clear statement (either verbal or in writing) of the Express Consent Consequences. Health Information means personal information regarding the physical, metal or psychological health of an individual or other information as defined pursuant to the Health Records Act. Newsletters means regular email communications sent by StepSense which deliver personalised, high-impact health and wellbeing information via HTML email. These regular (usually fortnightly) newsletters cover key lifestyle topics as well as many important medical conditions StepSense means StepSense Pty Ltd and all companies in the StepSense group, including its Related Bodies Corporate, and also any related overseas bodies corporate. Health Assessment (HA) means a Health Assessment (also referred to as ‘Wellness Assessment’): a scored questionnaire that measures employees’ risk of illness. Based on accepted medical science, the HRA is a powerful awareness-raising tool. Upon completion of the assessment, employees receive personalised reports about their health status and their risk factors. Where lifestyle changes are identified as being important, specific recommendations are then made. It is quick and easy to use, employee anonymity is guaranteed and data is stored securely. Online Platform means a branded portal through which StepSense provides services to users. Opt Out means an individual's expressed request not to receive Direct Marketing communications. Permitted Health Situation means those situations described in section 16B of the Privacy Act 1988, including situations in which the collection of an individual’s Personal Information is necessary to provide a health service to that individual and is done in either as authorised by South African law or in accordance with rules established by competent health or medical bodies that deal with obligations of professional confidentiality which bind StepSense. Personal Information means information or an opinion (whether information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained from the information or opinion. This includes, but is not limited to, an individual’s name, address, telephone number and email address. It may also include, depending on the circumstances, Sensitive Information and/or Health Information. Primary Purpose is the main reason for the Collection of any Personal Information. Reasonable Expectation means an individual's reasonable expectation that their personal information might be Used or Disclosed for the relevant purpose. Related Body Corporate is given its meaning in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). Secondary Purpose means a purpose of Use or Disclosure other than a Primary Purpose. Sensitive Information is given its meaning in section 6(1) of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and includes Health Information. Services means those services provided through a StepSense Online Platform Use means the handling of Personal Information within StepSense.