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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

Who we are

MEDD is a closed medical platform hosting clinical masterclasses, medical innovation updates and roundtable discussions on hot topics in healthcare. Our website address is: https://medd.com.au.

 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect the following data from users; AHPRA number, phone number, email address, user watch history, dietary requirements, event attendance and registration. We use this data to optimise our site, register physicians for events and verify that our users are in fact physicians.

 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

 

Contact forms

Our contact forms require the following information from users; name, title, email address, contact number, AHPRA number and dietary requirements.

 

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

 

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

 

Analytics

We collect standard Google Analytics, video and watch history, data analytics from Vimeo and user watch history from LearnDash.

 

Who we share your data with

User Data is shared with Connect The Docs in order to optimise MEDD.

 

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

 

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

 

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

 

How we protect your data

MEDD has SSL certification with regular backups of the WordPress site and plugins. We make efforts to maintain the security of our website. However, we do not guarantee the security of the website, our records, or your content. 

 

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event that the site’s security is breached, we will notify you within 24 hours, prompting you to change your account details.

 

What third parties we receive data from

We receive data from Vimeo, LearnDash and Hubspot, WooCommerce.

 

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

The site analyses user behaviour which suggests content based on the users prior engagement. Different user types are created and optimised according to their registration.

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