Our Privacy Policy

We at the Wild Medicine Academy online school want you to be familiar and comfortable with the terms and conditions relating to the use, collection and disclosing of information. If you do not accept these terms and conditions in full you must not use this website. This privacy policy dictates both our ongoing commitment to protecting your personal information as well as your use of Wild Medicine Academy products: www.wildmedicineacademy.com.

You must be at least 18 years of age to use this website.  By using this website and by agreeing to these terms and conditions you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

How we collect personal information

Methods of collection

Information that identifies you individually (“personal information”) may be collected upon your purchase of any of our products, newsletter or mailing list sign-up, social media based sign-up, contact with us via phone, email or post, or throughout the course of your study with us. Included personal information items are name, email, telephone number, postal address, professional title, educational records, date of birth, gender where relevant, association membership number, credit card number, debit card number, bank account details, profile photo, social media account information.

Comments and profile information on our website

Students of the Wild Medicine Academy are invited to participate in various online pages (including student forums, chat and profile pages) and platforms (including Instagram and Facebook)  where you may wish to post your profile picture and your comments. Please note that information voluntarily disclosed by yourself on such services, once approved by our moderators, may be made available to the general public. Please note we are not responsible for the personal information management of Google, Facebook, Instagram or other app providers or social media platforms and the like with regards to information you choose to disclose on those platforms.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

 

How we use personal information

We use personal information for genuine business purposes, specifically to provide you with product and/or services as requested by you. We may contact you via the personal information you provide to arrange access to our courses, to respond to inquiries, to assist you throughout the duration of your study with us, to request feedback where appropriate, to assist you in completing transactions, to provide technological or other support where requested, to notify you of changes to this privacy policy, to notify you of changes to course availability or content where appropriate.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Analysis

We may use personal information to improve, refine and better our products for users like you. This may include the use of analysis tools to predict trends, provide feedback on usage of our products and to tailor the experience for users like you.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

We retain contact information to fulfil orders of Wild Medicine Academy products by you. Where appropriate, legitimate and necessary we may provide personal information to third parties essential to our services and product delivery such as website hosting, payment processing, order fulfilment, customer service or technological support services, auditing and other such services. We do not on-sell personal information.

Copyright

Wild Medicine Academy is the owner of all material on this website unless specified otherwise. This includes all textual, graphical and video content, audio files and digital downloads. Copyright 2020. All rights reserved.