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CDEP appreciates that your privacy is of utmost importance and that you are concerned about the way your information is used and shared. We respect and value all CDEP users’ privacy and only collect and use information that is useful to improving the learning opportunity offered to you, and in a manner consistent with your rights and our obligations under the law.
Any personal information you share with us will be processed in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. Your data will be used for the purposes of managing CDEP (i.e. providing you with secure access to CDEP’s online diabetes education platform to complete your e-learning topics and access your reports, certificates and reflection documents). Access to your CDEP account is password protected and passwords are account specific.
CDEP will not share any identifiable, individual data with any third party. On request, we will share aggregate data with an employing organisation or wider commissioning bodies such as the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) or Clinical Networks, provided they have purchased bulk CDEP licences in order to monitor uptake and utilisation of CDEP within their region so as to support equality in diabetes education opportunities as well as target local diabetes education and training strategies. We also publish aggregated, anonymised data for audit and research purposes.
CDEP will, from time to time, contact you (via email) about CDEP to inform you of any changes or additions to the diabetes learning opportunities CDEP offers you.
CDEP has appropriate organisational and technical measures in place to look after your personal data and we will not keep it for any longer than is necessary.
CDEP has taken all the necessary steps to protect your privacy. This is a fundamental part of CDEP’s design and functionality. This website complies with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy. All personal data is held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
CDEP has no inbuilt, automated decision-making or profiling functionality. There are no advertising or sponsored links used on the website.
CDEP does not have access to or store any banking details. All online financial transactions are conducted directly on the Paypal website and fall within their security and privacy policies.
CDEP uses Google Analytics tracking software to better understand how you use the website.
Electronic communications are by nature, not guaranteed to be 100% secure and CDEP urges you to make use of appropriate security tools on your device.
We use your personal data (name and email address) for the following purposes:
CDEP uses your anonymised CDEP demographic and activity data for the following purposes:
Aggregated data provided in reports to organisations include:
Other than as set out in this policy, CDEP does not pass on your personal information to any third parties apart from when this is necessary to comply with the law.
Google Analytics tracking software will save a cookie to your device in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.
CDEP attempts to ensure its email communication process is safe and secure, but the nature of electronic communications means this is not completely secure.
We use the information you submit:
Emails may be sent to you (via Mailchimp) which contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Your email activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity, other activity around how you access and view the emails and tracking with the aim of improving your experience and how we present our email newsletter going forward. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply you with more relevant content based on your activity.
You will be able to unsubscribe from an email newsletter from us by clicking the applicable unsubscribe link in our email – or other instructions provided by us in the email.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, take care before clicking any external web links. External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website. We are not responsible for these external websites or how they use your personal data.
CDEP participates with social media platforms subject to their privacy policies and terms. CDEP does not request personal data through social media platforms. CDEP recommends that social media platforms be used wisely and people should engage with them using due diligence and caution with regard to their own personal data.
The CDEP website uses social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to social media platforms. These buttons should be used with care. Please note that the social media platform may track and save requests to share a web page through your social media platform account.
CDEP shares web links on social media. Sometimes, these links can be shortened. These shortened URLs or even the displayed URL can be hacked or otherwise changed against our wishes to divert you to another site. We are not responsible if you are redirected to the incorrect site.
Please contact Candice Ward in writing if you wish to invoke any of your individual rights regarding data protection as laid out by the GDPR.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Data Protection Act 1998