Disclaimers and Privacy Statements
The information provided on this site is intended as a general guide only. Application of this information should consider each person’s or organisations individual circumstances. No responsibility is taken by AWMA for any harm to person or property arising from the information contained on this site. No responsibility is accepted by AWMA for the consequence of inaccuracy or omission of information provided on this site. Provision of this information by AWMA does not constitute endorsement of any product or organisation.
Intellectual property / Copyright
The information on this website remains the intellectual property of the author/s under whose name it appears. No part of this information shall be reproduced, saved or altered without the author/s express permission, unless indicated other wise.
Third Party Links
AWMA provides links to relevant websites as a service to members and the public. Provision of a link by AWMA to a third party website does not constitute endorsement of any product or organisation. No responsibility is taken by AWMA for content contained on a third party link. If you believe that information contained on a third party website linked from the AWMA website is offensive or misleading please contact the AWMA Website Manager email@example.com.
Conflict of Interest
AWMA is careful to avoid our relationships with industry and other commercial sponsors impacting on our publications, including position documents and guidelines. AWMA confines these relationships to sponsored website links, conference sponsorship, sponsored prizes for scientific work and unrestricted grants to our trust fund, to support research and educational activities. AWMA does not permit direct sponsorship of our publications, and does not allow commercial members to be members of the working groups producing these publications. AWMA does not accept commercial payments to support our operational activities. All of the commercial organisations AWMA receives funding from within these limits are named on our website or in the conference programs.
At the Australian Wound Management Association (AWMA), we know that you care how your personal information is handled and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly and in complying with the Australian National Privacy Principles of the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000.
This privacy statement applies to AWMA and your use of the website of AWMA. We recognise that our users may have concerns about their privacy and confidentiality whilst dealing with us.
Information We Collect
To allow us to process an order, we need to collect your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, credit card number and expiry date. Once your order is completed, we may hold your order details, only to verify any queries that may result from the order.
We collect information on website activity, such as the number of users who have visited, the number of pages viewed, navigation patterns, what systems users have and the date and time of visits. This information is collected for statistical purposes only and cannot be used to identify you.
We may also place a cookie on your computer through your web browser. A cookie is a small data file that is sent from our webserver and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The cookie cannot be used to identify you and its only purpose is to enable our systems to recognise your browser and provide you with a better interaction with our website. However, you may choose to reject the cookie, which will still allow you to visit the website, but may limit your experience and access on the site.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Your personal information will only be used for the purpose given and will not be shared, sold or given to any third parties, unless required or authorised under the exemptions set out in the Privacy Act.
Quality of Personal Information
Our aim is to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. To help us with this, please contact us if any of your information you have provided changes and we will use all reasonable efforts to correct the data.
Personal Information Security
AWMA are committed to keeping secure the data you provide us and we will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, or unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Access to Personal Information
You can request us to provide access to the personal information that we hold about you. To request access please contact us using the details provided below.
The AWMA website contains links to third party websites. Please be aware that AWMA are in no way responsible for the privacy practices on these sites.
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