Terms and Conditions
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate and updated, because of the nature of this medium The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or validity of any of the information contained in or accessed from this website and accepts no liability for errors, loss or damages suffered by use of or reliance on any information published here. Similarly, the RCM does not endorse any product or information accessed through this website, or intend to create any contractual or other legal relation with RCM members, course participants or any other person using this website.
Users of this website seeking health-related information or advice should in all cases consult a qualified midwife or other appropriately qualified health professional.
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The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) authorises users of this site to copy documents or pages published by the RCM on this website for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided that your copies retain all copyright or other proprietary notices and any disclaimer contained in such documents or pages.
The Royal College of Midwives logo, crest and name and i-learn logo are registered trademarks of The Royal College of Midwives and may not be used without permission.
The Royal College of Midwives is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The Royal College of Midwives may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 November 2010.
What we collect
The i-foliowebsite may gather some or all of the following information:
- Email address
- RCM membership number
- Job title and place of work
If you choose to share information with other students, we will also hold and display to other users the information you input on your profile page, including any photograph you choose to upload. You may remove this information at any time.
We also hold data on the courses you have taken and your progress through this site, as well as the evaluation you give each course.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping and audit of the i-learn service
- In order to be able to provide technical support if you are having problems
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
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.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. 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. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the Royal College of Midwives. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.