Terms of use

By using this website and eLearning program you agree to the following terms of use. These terms of use may be updated from time to time without notice. We recommend that you carefully read the information provided on every visit to the site. 

Privacy and Security

This site collects and uses a record of your visit and logs of information for statistical purposes. This may include the user's IP address, date and time of visit to the site, pages accessed and documents downloaded, previous website visited and type of browser used. This information is analysed to determine the site's usage statistics and improve this program. No attempt will be made to identify an individual user's browsing activities except where a law enforcement agency exercises a warrant enforcing us to do so.

This site collects and retains personal information required to register in order to access the learning material. You personal information will be used to supply a certificate of completion to users who successfully complete assessment, provide participating organisations with lists of staff who have registered and/or completed assessment for the purpose of staff credentialing and/or organisational accreditation. It may also be used to notify you of updates and new learning material produced. Aggregated statistical data which does not contain personal data may be used from time to time to assist in the management and/or evaluation of the eLearning courses.  Personal details are stored in a secure server location and will not be used for any purpose other than those stated in the preceding sentences of this paragraph. Disclosure of your personal information to third parties will not occur unless your consent is obtained or where disclosure is authorised by law.

You are encouraged to provide feedback and comments on the BloodSafe eLearning Australia program. These will be used for the purposes of quality assurance and improvement.  They may also be used as part of any evaluation process and/or in promotional material.

You should note that there are inherent risks associated with transmission of information via the Internet. You should make your own assessment of the potential risks to the security of your information when making a decision as to whether or not you should utilise this site.

Copyright

Copyright in this site and the material included on this site is managed by BloodSafe eLearning Australia and the South Australian Department of Health and Ageing and vested in the Government of South Australia (Minister for Health). Apart from any use permitted by the Copyright Act 1968, visitors to this site are granted a licence to download, display, print and reproduce this material for private use or use within your organisation, for non-commercial purposes only.

No licence to publish, communicate, modify, commercialise or alter this material is granted. For reproduction or use of the copyright material beyond this limited licence, permission must be sought from BloodSafe eLearning Australia. That permission, if given, will be subject to conditions that will include a requirement that the copyright owner's name and interest in the material be acknowledged when the material is reproduced or quoted, either in whole or in part. No permission to reproduce or use copyright material, other than that expressly stated above is to be implied by the availability of material on this site.

Trademarks used in this site are the property of their respective owners.

Computing Malware

We do not represent or warrant that this website or any other information or material contained in, downloaded or accessible from this website, is free from computer malware (including but not limited to viruses, worms, trojans, spyware, adware) or any other defect or error which may affect your software or systems. You should protect your software and systems by installing and implementing your own security and system checks.

Termination of Use

If, in our reasonable opinion, you breach any of these Terms of Use, we may suspend, terminate or limit your access to this website. If we do not act in relation to a breach by you of these Terms of Use, this does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

Withdrawal and Suspension of Access to Website

We may withdraw this website or access to it, permanently or temporarily for any reason including, without limitation, where there is an interruption, fault, virus, unauthorised access or other malicious attack on our system or where maintenance or upgrading of the system is required.

External Links

This site contains links to a number of other web sites. These are included on the basis that they contain content related to the transfusion of blood and blood components and associated activities. These links to other sites are provided for information and assistance only and should not be construed as an endorsement or approval of that site.  A user who enters another website should refer to any terms applying to the use of those other sites.

When a user has clicked on a link to another website, they leave this site and this privacy and security statement does not apply to those websites.

Disclaimer

The material provided is for educational purposes only. Whilst the material in this eLearning program has been carefully prepared by the authors, it is not tailored to any particular patient's circumstances. It may be used as a guide but it is not a substitute for current clinical guidelines/evidence and expert opinion in relation to decision making in clinical practice. It is the intent of the authors to provide evidence-based best practice where this exists. Readers are encouraged to seek information and advice regarding local practices in their own institutions. 

BloodSafe eLearning Australia, any of the associated organisations, and authors of the eLearning program do not make any express or implied representation or warranty in relation to the completeness, accuracy, suitability or currency of the information provided. These persons are not liable in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damages arising in connection with the use or reliance upon the information contained in this eLearning program, or any products or services referred to herein.


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Last modified: Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 2:23 PM