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