Website privacy statement
“We” means La Trobe University (LTU), The Bouverie Centre and the MERTIL Team
“You/User” means any person visiting this website or purchasing a course vai this website or accessing course content on the MERTIL platform
La Trobe University (LTU), The Bouverie Centre and the MERTIL Team (We) respect the privacy of your personal information by adhering to privacy laws. This privacy statement outlines how We will manage personal information collected through this website and the MERTIL learning platform. This statement does not extend to external web sites that have been linked to from this website; in these cases you should refer to the privacy statements provided on each external site, as We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these external sites. This privacy statement will be periodically updated to reflect website and privacy compliance development and planning.
Personal information collected via this website and the MERTIL learning platofrm will comply with the following Australian acts: Victorian Privacy and Data Protection Act (2014) and the Health Records Act 2001.
Collecting, using and disclosing personal information
Online forms and other applications
If you provide personal details during your visit to this website and the MERTIL learning platform then we will only use and disclose your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected. This includes information collected via online forms, learning modules, events and training registration, subscribing to receive newsletters and blog comments. Any other type of use and disclosure will require your consent, or be in accordance with prescribed exemptions under privacy laws.
We may share data that you provide to us with trusted third party partners to help us perform statistical analysis, provide customer support and to offer more relevant and personalised content. Such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information for any other purposes and they are required to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.
Cookies, local storage and web analytics
Cookies and local storage values are small data files that are transferred to your web browser when you visit a website. These files contain pieces of information that help you navigate a website efficiently and also help us with statistical information to facilitate general web site management, development and planning.
Cookies and local storage values store non-personal information such as (but not limited to) the server address and domain name of your internet service provider, date and time of your visit to the site, which pages you accessed on the La Trobe website, this website and the MERTIL platform, files you downloaded, address of the last site you visited and the type of browser you are using.
From time to time, we use third party web analytics and marketing technologies to:
- Collect information about your interaction and usage of our websites to measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.