Privacy Policy

LearnEM Privacy Policy

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Information collected

When a user registers to use the LearnEM web site the following information is collected

  • Name

  • Email address

  • Location of practice – rural/urban, city/town, state, country

This information is held securely on a database and is not passed on to any person or party unrelated to the management of the site. The information is accessible to the managers of the LearnEM website.

Cookies

LearnEM makes limited use of cookies on this website. A cookie is a small message given to your web browser by our web server. The browser stores the message, and sends the message back to the server each time you request a page from the server.

LearnEM uses cookies to tell us when you are a registered user and enable your computer to access the website without your having to provide us with your username and password on every web page. The cookies allow us to identify you in our database and to allow you access to access the site's pages.

Storing and securing your personal information

LearnEM takes all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we hold is kept secure, accurate and up to date. Only the managers of LearnEM and the RESP Coordinator have access to this information and are required to respect the confidentiality of personal information.

LearnEM utilises advanced web security methods to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information however users are reminded that the transfer of information across any media may involve a certain degree of risk and no database is completely secure from unauthorised access


What happens to the Information

Information provided by users

LearnEM uses the information provided by users to provide user authentication (username and password) and obtain demographic information (profession) to assist in ensuring the website provides for the needs of users.

LearnEM may from time to time send you updates with respect to the website or courses run by LearnEM. You may choose to not receive these emails and need only notify us with this request.

Disclosure by users

Users are reminded that they are bound by the medical privacy standards when using interactive components on the site such as discussion boards. Users should be careful not to disclose identifiable patient information and if this information is accidentally revealed, other users are bound not to reveal that information to any other person.

Links to other web sites

LearnEM provides links on the web site to other web sites. These sites are not managed by LearnEM and we cannot accept responsibility for the contents or operators of those sites. We don’t provide any information about users to these sites, nor does any such information automatically pass to them when users link to them. Before users disclose any personal information for another site they should read the terms of use and privacy policy for that site.


Concerns / Changes to policy

Concerns and complaints

LearnEM is concerned to ensure your privacy and will work to address any problems or concerns users have in relation to the site. If a user has a problem or a concern they should email us at LearnEM

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This policy may require revision in the future if legislation changes or the web site acquires new features. Accordingly, we may change both our Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy at any time. Changes will be notified by posting an updated policy on the web site.

More information on privacy

If you want more information on privacy issues and the manner in which privacy is protected in Australia you should consult the web site of the Federal Privacy Commissioner at http://www.privacy.gov.au

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Last modified: Friday, 25 January 2013, 11:40 PM