Accuracy and veracity of the data provided
The user guarantees and is responsible for the veracity, validity, accuracy and authenticity of the personal data provided to Practicum Simulators and is responsible for communicating any changes in them through the Script Connect page within the portal of Practicum Script. The user is solely responsible for any damage or injury, direct or indirect, caused to Practicum Simulators or to any party by filling in forms with false, inaccurate, incomplete or outdated data or with third party data.
Practicum Simulators is not responsible for the veracity of the information provided by the users and reserves the right to deny service to any user who has provided false data.
The user accepts that the personal data provided at the time of registration or records to access trials of the course, or any other data provided to Practicum Simulators are used in order to facilitate implementation of the e-learning course Practicum Script, for the correct identification of users requesting support or personalized tutoring related to the website, the pedagogic model or the clinical cases and also for statistical studies and educational research as well as for managing administrative tasks. Users of postgraduate training courses of Practicum Script also accept that the personal data provided at the time of registration or records to access trials of the courses can be used for sending information by mail or any other means, even after the completion of the course, of developments, academic activities, news, courses, programs, services and products related to Practicum Script or the Practicum Foundation projects.
Users participating in the project “Pilot Study of the Application of the Practicum Script Clinical Reasoning Simulator to Medical Students” will not be contacted after completion of this study or at any point regarding developments, academic activities, news, courses, programs, projects, services and products related to Practicum Script or the Practicum Foundation, unless the authorities of the medical school to which they belong transmits to the Practicum Foundation in writing their consent for this type of communications. Notwithstanding the foregoing, participants in this study accept that the personal data provided at the time of registration can be used for sending information by email or any other means regarding improvements of the didactic configuration or the functionalities of Practicum Script as well as available updates the version of the app, during the development of the study.
The personal information we collect from the participants in the Practicum Script program helps us personalize and continually improve scholarly communication. All personal data will be processed in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).
Practicum Simulators uses this data to improve the educational experience of the participants, to offer you enrollment to some of its courses or of those developed in partnership with scientific societies and/or universities from different parts of the world, or it also uses these data to highlight in a custom mode the figure of a private business sponsor or -Government agency, public agency- that is funding a scholarship for academic excellence to a selected physician.
Generally we use the information to manage registrations of new participants or of those who wish to renew their permanence in successive courses, and for academic tutoring. Script Connect 24 hours support services, measurements of the uses and preferences and generate metrics of statistical and behavioral value, very useful to improve navigation, also performance indicators of the users as well as participation in the Forum. We also use this information to improve the usability and functionality of the platform and to prevent or detect abuses on our website, and to permit third parties to carry out technical support or other functions on our behalf.
For the users participating in the project “Pilot Study of the Application of the Practicum Script Clinical Reasoning Simulator to Medical Students” the personal information will be used only for the following purposes:
- Technical support, including creation of the account and registration in the website, by Script Connect.
- Personalized tutoring regarding methodological issues
- Feedback messages by a medical tutor regarding hypotheses formulation in the clinical cases and participations in the debate forum.
- Automatic alerts from the system, exclusively related with their participation in the formative activity.
The participant’s identity of the users taking part in this study will never be disclosed to the research team.
Personal data provided by medical students participating in the pilot will not be used at any point to encourage them to enroll in other courses run by Practicum Simulators, Practicum Foundation or of those developed in partnership with scientific societies and/or universities from different parts of the world.
These are the kinds of information we gather:
Information you provide us
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but if you do you can not benefit from many of the educational functions we offer. Personal and professional information you submit is essential to customize our academic relationship within the Practicum Script program and to conduct educational research that will help us improve the didactic configuration of the simulator and the computer functionality. There is no intention to use your personal data for any commercial purpose or inducement to consumption of products or services outside Practicum Script or Practicum Foundation. You provide most of the information when completing your professional profile, when performing all stages of resolution of the course, in your messages to the tutor, participation in forums, reviewing cases, including cases in your Portfolio, phone calls or e-mails sent to Script Connect, when hanging a comment in the forum or answering a survey valuation. By performing the above actions, you are giving us information such as your name, institution where you work and phone number, people you sent contact recommendations with Practicum Script as well as information of the courses acquired or sponsored.
To help us make the emails we send more useful and interesting, we usually receive a confirmation when you open an email that has been sent by Practicum Simulators, if your computer supports this type of models of e-mail. Email messages related to the promotion of the courses are always associated to your specialty. There are internal messages inside the course own web, very important to keep track of internal communication with you and among the other participants, such as: personalized tutorials, forums and requests for help, as well as other external messages sent by email or chats; some of these are: course alerts, positive feedback messages based on performance and advance of content of a new case. Please make this communication easier preventing our messages to be considered spam and for this not to happen we recommend the following: 1. Add to your address book of your mailer the following domain: @script.edu.es 2. If you have installed an anti-spam filter and / or an antivirus system, add as NOT SPAM and allowed direction [email protected] For firewalls, we recommend that you set them up for free accessibility to e-mails from the following URL: www.script.edu.es 3. If you have a free email account like Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail, or other particular with or without charge, make sure that our e-mails do not necessarily enter the SPAM folder. If so, click on the "No spam or add to Safe List" button. Following these simple rules, you will receive our communications in the email account you provided. Please, to receive all Practicum Script services, avoid blocking cookies.
Information collected from other sources
We may receive personal information from other institutions authorized by you, and we may add it to our information, to occasionally send you an invitation to meet our medical education programs, always related to your specialty. Users participating in the project “Pilot Study of the Application of the Practicum Script Clinical Reasoning Simulator to Medical Students” are not subject to this statement.
Handling of personal information
Your identity and personal references on your performance in the course are treated as confidential and are never disclosed or provided to third parties outside the faculty and technician team of Practicum Script team, unless you are a participant benefited from a scholarship for academic excellence in which case you agree us to send to your patron or sponsor information about whether you being an active or not active participant in the terms required to pass the course. The information related to the user's academic performance in the course Practicum Script will be transferred only to scientific entities responsible for granting credits of recertification and/or continued medical training or university degree.
Companies that are not under our control
Sometimes we use third-party tools such as Google Analytics, Servers in the Amazon cloud or navigation software GetSmartLook that are not under our control.
Third party services providers:
Practicum Simulators has adopted all the technical and organizational measures needed to ensure the security of the personal data and to prevent ateration, loss, treatment or unauthorized access. The security level adopted is in line with the nature of the personal data supplied. - We work to protect the security of your personal information during the transmission using the SSL encryption protocol, which encrypts information you input. - We have physical, electronic and procedural security systems, in relation to the collection, storage and disclosure of the customer's personal data. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before providing confidential information. - It is important to protect yourself against unauthorized third-party acces to your password and to your computer. Make sure you close your session when you finish every time you are using a shared computer.
Information about third parties and links to other web pages
Our website may include third party promotion and access to other websites. These third parties are universities, medical schools, schools of medical education and private companies or public agencies to promote training that sponsor a course. Participants who obtain sponsorship or a scholarship for academic excellence will see custom ads from the sponsor or based on their interests.
Exercise of rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition
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Recipients of Practicum Script
Practicum Script is intended for medical specialists and residents, such as family physicians, internists, pediatricians, gastroenterologists and cardiologists. Any other non-medical professional who uses Practicum Script must be supervised by medical personnel.
Responsible for the personal information
Any personal information you provide or that is collected through the website Practicum Script will be treated mainly by Practicum Simulators S.A. owner of the trademark and all intellectual property rights and responsible for data processing and whose registered office for this purpose is: Global House, 303 Ballards Lane, London N12 8NP, United Kingdom. If you want to make a direct inquiry to Practicum Simulators email to [email protected] or call the number for your country or region indicated on the Script Connect page located at www.script.md.
Notices and reviews
Due to the continuous evolution of our activities, this Privacy Notice may also be amended. We may periodically send reminders about our notices and conditions via e-mail. However, we recommend you visit our website frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information we treat about you and your user account. Anyway, we are true to our word and in no case will we substantially change our policies and practices to make them less effective in protecting the personal data of our participants collected in the past without the prior consent of the affected users.
This website is governed exclusively by the rules applicable to the Spanish State to which are subject individuals, both domestic and foreign, that use this site. Filling out the registration form is mandatory to access the course content within the website.
Failure to provide the requested personal data or not accepting this data protection policy make it impossible to register into the site. In compliance with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 December 2016 on the General Data Protection Regulation you are NOTIFIED and agree that the personal data requested in our forms or that we can be facilitated through our e-mail addresses, as well as the data generated in connection with your participation or use of the various content offered on this website, will be included in our automated personal data files whose owner and responsible is Practicum Simulators.
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