Aorta Pty Ltd (ABN18 088 118 521), trading as Arterial Education and Aorta NZ Pty Limited (NZBN 9429049240191) trading as Arterial Health ("Arterial Education" "Arterial Health" "we", "us"), respects individual privacy and the rights of individuals to control their personal information. Arterial Education and our third party contractors are bound by the Australian Privacy Principles in respect of the collection, use, disclosure and handling of your personal information. This policy describes how we manage any personal information we have about you.
Types of information collected and held
Arterial Education collects and processes personal information about you that is reasonably necessary for us to perform our functions and activities, including providing continuing professional development (CPD) education. If you do not provide this personal information, it may limit the services we can provide to you, and we will be unable to process your continuing professional development (CPD) points. The types of personal information that we collect includes:
- • your name, email address and other contact details
- • membership and registration number of professional associations
- • professional details
- • practice specialty including areas of interest
Why we collect, store and use your personal information
We will use or disclose your personal information only for the purpose for which you provide it to us. We will not use or disclose personal information about you for any secondary purpose, unless you consent to that use or disclosure; or you would reasonably expect the use or disclosure in the circumstances related to the primary purpose for which we have collected the information. The purposes for which we may use or disclose your personal information include:
- • to provide you with any services or goods that you may request, including educational programs, follow-up services or materials, and processing of continuing professional development points;
- • to respond to any query or complaint that you may make;
- • for administering educational programs or events, including internal review and quality control, and
- • for any other purposes required or authorised by law or a court/tribunal order.
You may opt out of receiving any communications from us at any time, although we may then be unable to provide you with all of the information regarding our programs, events, or services which may be of benefit to you. If you decline to provide us with your personal information (or subsequently opt-out) it will likely preclude the provision of relevant services to you by Arterial Education.
Access to and correction of personal information
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that any personal information that we collect, use or disclose is up-to-date, complete, accurate and relevant. You may request access to the personal information held about you, or request changes to that personal information if you believe for any reason that the information we hold is inaccurate or incomplete, or ask for your personal information to be removed if you no longer wish us to keep your personal information on file. You can obtain further information about how to request access to or correct the information held about you by contacting our Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complaints about a breach
If you consider a breach of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) has occurred, you may direct your query to our Privacy Officer at and we will take steps to resolve your complaint. If you do not consider our response satisfactory, you may contact the Australian Privacy Commissioner at it's website https://www.oaic.gov.au or by telephone on 1300 363 992 or In New Zealand, The Office of the Privacy Commissioner at it's website https://www.privacy.org.nz or by telephone on 0800 803 909.
Ever changing to meet your learning needs
We are continually finding ways to enhance and improve the learning experience, taking on your feedback to develop programs that align with your needs.
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