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Expedition Medicine - Privacy Policy

Expedition Medicine - Privacy Policy

Expedition and Wilderness Medicine (EWM) recognises the importance of your privacy and understands that the security of your personal information is important.  We are committed to protecting the personal information you provide to us.  This Privacy Policy outlines how we manage your personal information and protect your privacy.  This statement applies to this website and your interactions with us. 

By accessing our website and submitting information to us you consent to us using and disclosing your information in the methods described in this Privacy Policy.

What information does EWM collect?

In the course of our business EWM may collect personal information about you that is necessary for us to perform our functions.  The personal information collected may vary depending on the type of our interaction with you, for example, your name, contact details, etc. EWM will, however, only use your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected or may otherwise be permitted by law.

Sensitive information

Some personal information collected by EWM is considered "sensitive".  This includes information provided by you on medical questionnaires that may be requested upon signing up for one of our courses.  This information is used and disclosed only for the purposes for which it was provided, or a directly related secondary purpose, unless you agree otherwise or for other specific reasons such as if the use or disclosure of this information is required by law or to prevent a serious and imminent threat to life or health of an individual.

How do we collect your information?

Generally we collect personal information in a variety of ways, including from you directly (e.g. when you interact with us in writing, electronically or via telephone), when you visit our website and when we supply products or services to you.   Sometimes it may be necessary for us to collect your personal information from a third party or from public sources of information.

If you provide us with someone else's personal information, you should only do so if you have their authority or consent to provide us with that information. You should take reasonable steps to inform them of the matters set out in this Privacy Policy.

How do we use your personal information?

We use personal information you provide only for purposes consistent with the reason you provided it, or for a directly related purpose.  We do not sell, rent or trade your personal information.

Generally, we will not use your personal information to market to you unless we have either your implied or express consent.  In situations where it is impractical to obtain your prior consent, we will ensure you have an ability to opt out of future such communications.

We do not share your personal information with other organisations unless you give us your express consent, or where sharing is otherwise required or permitted by law, or where this is necessary on a temporary basis to enable companies that provide services to us to perform specific functions.

Security of you personal information

EWM is committed to keeping your personal and sensitive information secure.   We will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information that we hold from misuse, loss, or unauthorised access.  We cannot guarantee that unauthorised access to your personal information will not occur, whether it is during transmission or after that information has been received.

Updating personal information that EWM holds about you

EWM takes practical steps to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate and up-to-date.  In addition we request that you keep your information up-to-date so that we can continue to provide you with a personalised service.  However, if you believe that any personal information that we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, then please contact us via email at admin@expeditionmedicine.com.au.

Cookies

We may collect data that does not personally identify you when you click on certain pages. This data may include the type of browser and operating system you have.  Our site, like most sites on the Internet, use cookies.  Cookies are small data files, stored on your computer, that act as a memory for the website, they manage security and navigation.  You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.  While we believe that cookies enhance your Internet experience, they are not required to simply browse our site.

EWM may use cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to learn more about the way you interact with our content and help us to improve your experience when visiting our website.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

From time to time it may be necessary to change this Privacy Policy.  Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be uploaded onto the website.

Consent to Transferring and Processing of Data in the UK

By using this site, you consent to having your personal data processed and shared with www.expeditionmedince.co.uk in the UK.   

Accessing personal information EWM holds about you

You can, in most cases, access the personal information EWM holds about you.   All requests for access to your personal information should be directed by email to admin@expeditionmedicine.com.au.  EWM will deal with requests for access to personal information as quickly as possible and will endeavour to respond within 14 days of receipt of the request.  In certain circumstances EWM is entitled to deny access.  If access is denied, reasons for the denial of access will be given in writing.

Complaints

If you have any complaints relating to online privacy issues on our website please notify us via email at admin@expeditionmedicine.com.au

How to contact us

If you have any questions in relation to privacy please contact EWM on:

Email: admin@expeditionmedicine.com.au

Phone: 02 8005 6770


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