DHSV is bound by the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) developed by the Federal Privacy Commissioner and the privacy practices of the Department of Health, Victoria. Consistent with Victorian Government policy and legislation, the Department of Health endorses fair information handling practices.

Collection of Personal Information

Any information provided, including identification of individuals, will be used only for the purpose intended and where the intention includes confidentiality, information will be retained as such unless otherwise required by law.

The personal information we collect via this website may include:

  • the content of any electronic forms you submit via this website, requesting us to provide services or information, or take actions;
  • information submitted if you participate in an online survey; and
  • any applications you submit to us via this website or to email addresses displayed on this website, which may include personal information such as name, email address and telephone number.

Email addresses provided via this site will only be used to respond to specific user queries and will not be added to any mailing lists, nor disclosed to any other party without users' knowledge and consent, unless required by law.

Web Statistics Data Collection

Visitor logs are used on this site for statistical purposes only. No attempt will be made to identify specific users or their browsing activity. De-identified data from these logs may be used to update and improve the Dental Health Services Victoria's web site.

Links to External Websites

This Website Privacy Statement does not extend beyond this website.
When following links to other sites from this website, we recommend that you read the privacy statement of that site to familiarise yourself with its privacy practices.

View the Department of Health’s complete Privacy Policy.

If you would like more information, contact the Department of Health at

For more information about the NPPs, you can contact the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner on 1300 363 992 or visit