Information Collection and Types of Information Collected
Collection of personal information means collection of that information for inclusion in a record.
Personal information means information or an opinion (including part of a database); whether true or not; whether recorded in a material form or not; about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained. It is any information that can be used to identify a person, including, but not limited to, their name, address, telephone number or date of birth.
Sensitive information means information or an opinion about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin; or political opinions; or membership of a political association; or religious beliefs or affiliations; or philosophical beliefs; or membership of a professional trade association; or membership of a trade union; or sexual preferences or practices; or criminal record; that is also personal information or health information about an individual.
This personal information will be collected when you make an advertising booking online and when you make a payment online for our services. We will always be collecting information, and in the case of making a payment we will be collecting credit card details. If you elect to split a payment into an ongoing payment plan, we also store your credit card information, in accordance with the data security mechanism detailed in this Privacy Statement.
Use of Information
MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine use the information provided by you for several purposes: to fulfill your request for advertising bookings, to keep you up to date on the latest announcements, special offers, competition entries or other information to assist us in providing you with a better service. As mentioned above, the information you provide us will be used in order to identify you when you make an advertising booking and when you make a payment online. When electing to enter into an ongoing payment plan, we will store your credit card information so that it can be used for recurring payments.
MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine will not send unsolicited emails to your email address, unless requested by you, nor will we divulge that information to a third party. We will not use collected credit card details inappropriately nor will we divulge that information to a third party.
Information sharing and disclosures
Your personal information is never shared outside Mforum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine without your permission, except under conditions explained below. Inside Mforum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine, your information is stored on secure servers that have limited access.
MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine will only disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, in urgent circumstances or to protect your personal safety.
Access to and accuracy of your information
MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine is committed to ensuring your information is accurate, and have processes to ensure that the accuracy of this information is maintained.
Should you require access to any information MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine retains about you, you can apply in writing to obtain a written copy of that information.
For your security and protection MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine uses a secure mechanism for storing the information you provide us. The information you send us is stored in a secure manner to ensure it is not accessed by any unauthorised persons or entities.
Whilst we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us, and so we suggest you take all necessary precautions possible to protect your personal data when using the internet. It is suggested that you change your passwords on a regular basis and use passwords which are a combination of letters and numbers, and preferably random passwords rather than names of family members, birth dates etc, and always make sure you use a browser capable of viewing secure websites.
Credit card numbers are used only for processing payment and are not used for any other purposes. MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine utilise a system that provides you and MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine an extra level of security to protect against credit card fraud and to protect your financial information. In addition, once payments are completed and processed, MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine will delete your credit card information from its database.
Children and Privacy
MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine does not target and is not intended to attract children under the age of 13 and does not knowingly solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 or send them requests for personal information.
Third Party Sites
The MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine website contains links to other sites. MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine will not share any of your information nor allow access of your information to any of these third party sites.
MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third party sites and recommends you learn about their privacy policies, especially if you decide to provide them with your personal information.
Furthermore, MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine do not take responsibility for the content of those sites.
MForum.com.au and Medical Forum WA magazine may amend this policy from time to time. When substantial amendments are made to this policy we will post a notice on this site.
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