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Privacy Statement

Last Update: May 2011

Thank you for visiting the Ontario Telemedicine Network ("OTN")'s Learning Centre webpage. OTN places a high value on privacy and is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policy and practices that apply to the Website. By visiting or using this section of our Website, you consent to the practices described in this Statement.

OTN does not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, e-mail or address. This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail, or registering with OTN's Learning Centre. Any personal information you do provide is protected under applicable privacy law and will be stored in a database on a secure server. This means that, at the point of collection, you will be informed that your personal information is being collected, the purpose for which it is being collected and that you have a right of access to the information. Your privacy is important to us; and any contact information posted on the OTN Learning Centre webpage must never be used for spamming, mail bombing, flaming, unsolicited bulk email, unsolicited commercial email, thirdparty and/or commercial marketing purposes, or other.

OTN Learning Centre personal alerts, marketing or promotional materials will be sent to you in compliance with the 'Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act' (FISA) and other applicable law.

In order to evaluate the Learning Centre web page, and for site security and law enforcement purposes, OTN may gather certain information about your use of the Learning Centre webpage, such as what areas you visit and what services you access, and collect certain anonymous, nonpersonal information from your computer, including, without limitation, your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses (your "technical information"). To obtain your technical information, OTN may use various kinds of software devices, including "cookies". "Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored on the hard drive of your computer that identify your browser and save information such as passwords so that web sites can recognize you. You can set your browser to disable cookies, but this webpage (and other web sites) may not function properly if you do this.

Your technical information is not disclosed to anyone outside of OTN, except in accordance with applicable law.

The Learning Centre webpage may contain links to external websites. OTN is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other third-party web site.

OTN may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. The most current version will always be posted to this webpage.

For questions or comments regarding this Privacy Statement, contact us at privacy@otn.ca.