Last updated May 2019
Osteopathic Studies takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations of the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), Australian Privacy Principles (APP), and where applicable, General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR).
Osteopathic Studies may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. We will also advise you via email of any changes.
Our principles for processing personal data are:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.
In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Osteopathic Studies collects several different types of Personal Data for various purposes. Personal Data may include, but is not limited to:
In addition, we collect the following professional data, with your permission:
We do not collect credit card details. When purchasing a course you will be transferred to a secure bank web site to input your credit card information.
We collect data through the information you intentionally provide to us via the registration of interest in, or booking of courses.
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We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, particularly for the following reasons:
The following are also included as an ‘opt-in’ actioned by you:
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for new courses and other relevant information, you may change your mind at any time by updating your profile online.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please login and update your personal information.
From time to time, it may be required to share some or all of your personal information in order to provide our services to you.
We assure you that only the information required to fulfil the requirement is passed on, with any non-essential information remaining confidential.
Osteopathic Studies is an Australian based company, with essential services run in Australia and other countries as and when required.
Any changes to this policy will be date stamped and published on our website. We will also advise you via email of any such changes with a link to the updated policy on our website.
Osteopathic Studies’ legal basis for collecting and using the personal data described in this Data Protection Policy depends on the personal data we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information, whether:
Osteopathic Studies will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Data Protection Policy.
We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.
Even though Osteopathic Studies is not located in Europe, we do provide courses in Europe and retain information on the European Osteopaths who have signed up for our services.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what personal data we hold about you and/or if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.
However, we need you to know that once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over those websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
We strongly recommend that you exercise caution and look at the privacy statement and Terms & Conditions applicable to the websites in question before you proceed.
In the very unlikely event we discover a data breach, where the data breach is likely to result in a high risk to your rights and freedoms, we will notify you without undue delay.
In the event of an ‘eligible data breach’, we will provide a statement to the Australian Information Commissioner notifying of the eligible data breach as soon as practicable, we well as notifying affected individuals.
The responsible data processing company for this website and service is:
Company: Osteopathic Studies
Persons: Dr Robyn Seamer (D.O., MSc) and Dr Manuela Da Rin (D.O., MSc)
Tel: +64 7 5448 0481
You may contact Osteopathic Studies via:
Telephone: (07) 5448 0481
Mail: PO Box 1680, Noosa Heads, QLD 4567, Australia