Types of Information Collected
Personal Data: This refers to any information that can be used to identify a specific individual, such as your name, email address, home and/or office address, and phone number. We collect Personal Data when you interact with the web site for example when you subscribe for newsletters; register for membership services such as chat rooms or message boards; participate in chat rooms, blogs or other user forums; respond to polls or surveys; register for contests and other promotional opportunities; or enrol in our Continuing Medical Education programme.
Aggregate and Anonymous Data: This is information that does not identify you specifically, including data collected automatically through the operation of the web site. We may collect site usage data (such as which pages you visit and in what sequence) through the use of various technologies. For example, we collect IP addresses from individuals who visit the web site. We do not link IP addresses to any Personal Data, so although your session will be logged, you will remain anonymous to. We may also collect password information from you when you log in, as well as computer and connection information such as browser type or version. During some visits, we may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, time spent on certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.
Uses of Your Data
Personal Data: We will use this data for the purposes for which it was provided. For example, if you provide Personal Data to register for a newsletter, we will use it to register you for this service and nothing else.
AA Data: We use this data in order to better understand and serve the users of the web site. We may conducts research on our visitor demographics, interests and behaviour based on Personal Data we gather. Although this aggregated data may be based in part on Personal Data, it does not identify you personally. We may share this type of AA Data with a variety of third parties, including our programme partners, for non-commercial (academic) purposes.
Disclosure of Personal Data
Disclosure to Programme Partners: We reserve the right to share Personal Data with our programme partners.
Disclosure to Third Parties: MPA hires other companies to perform functions related to the IMFeD Programme such as administering this web site and parts of the programme. When we employ a third party to perform these functions, that third party will only be provided with the particular Personal Data it needs to perform its function, and is required to protect the Personal Data.
Disclosure to Others: In addition, we may disclose Personal Data without providing you with a choice under the following limited circumstances to: (1) protect the legal rights, privacy or safety of MPA, or its partners and affiliates; (2) protect the safety and security of visitors to our web site or other properties; (3) protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes; (4) respond to inquiries or requests from public authorities; (5) permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; (6) enforce our Terms of Service; or (7) comply with the law or legal process.
Children under the age of 13 years of age are expressly prohibited from submitting or posting any Personal Data on this web site.
Message Boards & Other User Forums
Information posted to message boards, chat rooms, and other user forums becomes public information. You should use caution when posting. Individuals under the age of 18 should be especially careful not to provide any personally identifiable information when participating in any area of the website where postings might become public. We will not be held liable for any damages that arise from issues related to your public postings.
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