CPD for Me Group of Companies (CPD for Me, MidCoastDigital, CPD-LIVE, Sales Strategy & CLE by the Sea) are bound by the National Privacy Principles set out in the Privacy Act 1988 of the Commonwealth of Australia. This policy statement affirms our commitment to comply with those principles & sets out why & how we collect your personal information (IP) & the rights & obligations that we both have in relation to that information.
We respect your privacy & seek to protect it.
Generally, we collect your IP to provide you with products & services & to administer our relationship with you. We may also collect IP for marketing purposes & to provide you with information about special events, products & services (both our own & those of other companies) that may be of interest to you. We may also collect information so that we can report to the session speakers who has accessed their material or participated in their webinars.
We primarily collect IP directly from you through written, electronic &/or verbal means of communication when you interact with us for example when:
2. Use & Disclosure
Your personal information may be used for a number purposes including but not limited to the following:
We will not sell or rent to other unrelated organisations, personal information collected at this website without the express opt-in permission from you.
We will only disclose your information (name & email) where we report to speakers regarding who has participated in their live webinars or watched their recorded sessions in the library, or to third parties from whom you purchase products through our service. We will also disclose where that disclosure is reasonably required to obtain advice, prepare legal proceedings, & investigate suspected improper conduct or wrong doing, to assist a lawful authority in the discharge of its duties &/or by law.
We take reasonable steps to ensure that the IP collected, used or disclosed is accurate, complete & up to date. If your IP is incorrect or changes, please contact us as set out below so that we can update your IP & continue providing you with services.
4. How do we share information?
Your personal information will be treated as being strictly confidential. We may share your personal information with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in this policy:
5. Regarding SSL
Our Site uses ‘SSL’ to protect personal information. By using a browser that supports security functions, when you access to our Site & enter personal information including your name & e-mail address, & this information is transferred to our server, the information is automatically encrypted when transmitted & received by servers. Therefore if the transmitted data is intercepted by a third party, there is no need to worry about the content being stolen.
If you use a browser that does not support SSL, you may not be able to access our Site or input information.
6. Your privacy rights
For European residents only. We collect & process personal information about you only where we have a legal basis for doing so under applicable data protection law, including under the GDPR. The legal bases will depend on the purpose for which we process your personal information. This means we collect & use your personal information only where:
Your IP is stored in a number of secure computer storage facilities & paper based files, & in other records. We have taken precautions to ensure that your IP is protected from misuse, loss & unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We cannot be held responsible for the manner in which any third party receiving your IP pursuant to clause 2.2 handles your IP & accept no liability for any loss or damage you may suffer as a result of a third party’s mishandling or otherwise dealing with your IP. Once we no longer need your IP, we take reasonable steps to de-identify your IP.
If you have any questions whatsoever on our handling of your IP or the kind of IP we hold about you please contact us as described below & we will endeavour to assist you with your request.
You generally have the right to access your personal information & we will provide you with a copy of any personal information we hold on request. The NPPs set out some circumstances in which we are not required to provide you such access & if you ask for your PI & any of these circumstances apply, we will, if reasonable, agree with you on an intermediary which would allow sufficient access to your PI to meet your needs. We may charge a fee for retrieving PI, in which case we will inform you of the fee in advance of providing the information.
As required by the NPPs, we do not collect or use Commonwealth government identifiers when interacting with you.
Where practical, you may deal with us on an anonymous basis however, because of the services we provide, if you do not provide us with your IP we may not be able to provide you with the requested product or service.
Sensitive information includes information about your race or ethnic origins, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, or details of health, disability or sexual activity or orientation. We will not require you to provide sensitive information unless:
While we will not send your information to other parties without your express instruction, our operation is cloud based & as a result, your IP will reside in our database which may be hosted on a number of international servers.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner & for the purposes set out above.
If you are not satisfied with how CPD for Me handles your personal information, you can lodge a complaint in writing with Paula Gilmour, founder CPD for Me. Your complaint will be treated confidentially. Paula will contact you within 14 days to discuss your concerns & outline options regarding how they may be resolved. You may contact Paula Gilmour to enquire about the progress, or any other aspect, of your complaint at any time.
If you are not happy with how CPD for Me has resolved your complaint, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with the Federal Privacy Commissioner. However, under the Privacy Act, you can only lodge a complaint with the Commissioner if you have first lodged your complaint with Paula Gilmour. Information about how to lodge a complaint with the Commissioner is available from the Commissioner’s website at www.oaic.gov.au or by ringing the Commissioner’s information line on 1300 363 992.
You may request for your information to be deleted at any time by visiting the Website & following the prompts. Once your details are deleted, they will be stored in an archives database for 90 days in case CPD for Me needs to retrieve the information for any reason. After 90 days, the details will be automatically deleted. Please contact us as detailed below