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Privacy Policy

The Outcome Mapping Learning Community is is committed to protecting the privacy of its members and users of its website. We aim to provide a safe, secure member experience. The information we provide in this page is created to help our users understand how we use their information and the choices for protecting it.

The Outcome Mapping Learning Community collects personal information about its members and distributes that information within the network to help members connect with other members with similar interests. This is because The Outcome Mapping Learning Community is primarily a network of professionals and a platform for exchanging ideas, resources and experience.

The Outcome Mapping Learning Community does not have any membership fee to be part of its network. Participation is, and always has been, voluntary. The Outcome Mapping Learning Community also does not make any monetary gains through information listed in its network nor does it run any advertisements from external sites.

Information within the network is shared by members directly out of their own choice. This information is not extracted or stored in bulk anywhere except within the website server which is secure and not publicly accessible. All personal data belonging to an individual can be deleted at any time by that individual on their own or by requesting The Outcome Mapping Learning Community facilitators or coordinator.

Information we collect and retain

The rights to access and use of the service are non-exclusive.

The Outcome Mapping Learning Community collects personal information that is provided by members and users who voluntarily join The Outcome Mapping Learning Community such as the name, email address, country, job title, organisation, website, bio, CV, professional experience, interests etc. The Outcome Mapping Learning Community also gathers information about how our members and users use our website, including resource downloads, pracitioner guide views, and website page views through an analytical plug in from Google.

The resulting logs contain information necessary for analyzing the use of our resources, troubleshooting problems and improving services. Our members and users do not have to give us any personal information to download resources or read the content portions of our site. Members have to log in if they wish to read the discussion forums (as these can contain information we want to protect from web-crawlers and bots) and profiles of other members.

How Information is Used

Information that The Outcome Mapping Learning Community members post in public areas of the site will be accessed, used, and stored by others around the world. Information posted on member profiles will only be accessible to other members after they log in. Since the network is open access, anyone can join as a member and gain access to other members profiles. The Outcome Mapping Learning Community cannot control how authorized members store or transfer information downloaded from the database. Therefore we encourage members not to share sensitive information on their profiles.

The Outcome Mapping Learning Community use the information that we collect about our members to deliver the products and services we offer, and to operate and improve our service. The Outcome Mapping Learning Community may use our members’ information to contact members regarding The Outcome Mapping Learning Community updates, activities, or informational and service-related communications, including important security updates.

Upon exercising the right to be forgotten, member profiles shall be deleted. This will ensure that all corresponding personally identifiable information will no longer exist in our database or databases.

Members and user’s choice of information

Our members and users may review, correct, or delete the personal information they submit to us at any time. This can be done by signing in to their account, go to their account profile, and make the necessary changes. The Outcome Mapping Learning Community will delete the originally stored personal information and replace it with the revised information. Members can change preferences about receiving email newsletters and marketing material from The Outcome Mapping Learning Community.

Privacy Policy Changes

The Outcome Mapping Learning Community is committed to ensuring the most secure and private operating environment for all members in our site and networks. The Outcome Mapping Learning Community will post any amendments or revisions of our privacy policy here so that our members and users will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and how we protect your privacy.

How to Contact Us

You may contact us for questions or concerns about our privacy practices. Please visit our contact us page.


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