Western Institute of Legal Medicine
Last updated: March 03, 2021
The Western Institute of Legal Medicine (WILM) is a continuing medical education (CME) course provider and non-profit entity dedicated to providing licensed medical and legal professionals with up-to-date continuing education courses.
We understand that when you use WILM’s website and take our CME courses, you are trusting us to appropriately handle your data, including the personal information of WILM’s end users. That is why we take a “No Shenanigans” approach to data protection.
Part of our “No Shenanigans” approach is to make sure that you have information about what personal information is collected and how we store and process that personal information in connection with your use of our website and WILM’s continuing education course scheduling services.
Use of Your Personal Data
WILM does not:
- sell your personal information;
- process your personal information for any commercial purpose other than providing the services;
- retain, use, or disclose your personal information outside of the scope of the agreement we have with you;
- collect payment information of any kind.
WILM may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
To provide and maintain our Services, including to monitor the usage of our Services.
To manage Your Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the Services. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different functionalities of the Services that are available to You as a registered user.
To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application’s push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products, or contracted services, including security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
To provide You with news, special offers, and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about, unless You have opted not to receive such information.
To manage Your requests: To attend to and manage Your requests to Us.
For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Services, products, marketing, and your overall experience.
WILM may share Your personal information in the following situations:
- With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Services, for payment processing, or for WILM to contact You.
- With Government Agencies: We may be required by law to share personal information with continuing medical education accreditation organizations/entities and state government agencies.
- With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, such as Facebook or LinkedIn, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see Your name, profile, pictures, and description of Your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You, and view Your profile.
- With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any other purpose with Your consent.
Retention of Your Personal Data
WILM will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer of Your Personal Data
Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at WILM ‘s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data
Under certain circumstances, WILM may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Other legal requirements
WILM may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation
- Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
- Protect against legal liability
Security of Your Personal Data
The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Detailed Information on the Processing of Your Personal Data
The Service Providers We use may have access to Your Personal Data. These third-party vendors collect, store, use, process, and transfer information about Your activity on Our Service in accordance with their Privacy Policies.
We may use third-party service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Services.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Services. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy
Facebook Ads Pixel
Facebook Ads Pixel is used to track parameters about where a user lands, where they go on the service’s website, and whether or not someone is converted into a customer.
We may use Your Personal Data to contact You with newsletters, marketing, or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to You. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from Us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email We send or by contacting Us.
We may use Email Marketing Service Providers to manage and send emails to You.
We may provide paid products and/or services within our Services. In that case, we may use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
WILM’s credit card sales transactions are processed by PayPal. All transaction information (the credit card number and amount of sale) is encrypted and authenticated by PayPal’s payment gateway and processor to help curb fraud.
Social Media accounts
WILM may maintain online profiles and/or company pages on various social media sites including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. If you choose to interact with or take any other similar action with WILM on any social media site, You consent to receive information updates including solicitations from WILM and also acknowledge that these online communications are likely not confidential as they are likely accessible to the public and can be viewable by other users.
WILM’s Services are not directed to or intended for children. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.
Links to Other Websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions or WILM’s use of Your information collected by WILM, You can contact us:
By email: [email protected]
By phone number: 650-212-4904