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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy statement applies to personal information that is collected from users of LearnOnline, provided by the Ministry of Health.

Collection of personal information

You may initially browse courses and information contained within this site without providing personal information.

Where you voluntarily provide personal information through the log in process, we will hold your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020.

If you are accessing the site for training on End of Life Act 2019 you will need to provide your Responsible Authority number (your medical or nursing council number). This is used to records that you have been trained and meet one of the criteria for getting paid under the Section 88 notice.

Other information is generated as you use the online learning site, including course enrolments, participation in online activities, course completion status, assessment scores and feedback forms. Please be aware that discussion or contributions made through the site, may be stored on the site (and be visible by other users).

Read the Privacy Act 2020

Disclosure of your personal information

Ministry of Health will only disclose your information in accordance with the Privacy Act. Ministry of Health is subject to the Official Information Act 1982 when considering requests for information.

Personal information may be released under the Official Information Act, but the privacy interests of an individual can be a basis to withhold this information.

Read the Official Information Act 1982

Access and correction of your personal information

You can change or update your own profile details stored in the site. To access your profile and course information you need to log in and view:

  • your profile – to see your personal information
  • your record of learning – to see details of the learning you have completed
  • 'My Learning' – to see learning in progress.

The data Ministry of Health may collect, hold and analyse concerning individuals includes:

  • courses you are enrolled in
  • courses you have completed
  • quiz attempts and
  • scores dates and times you have accessed the site
  • feedback you have submitted.

To view any personal information held by us, or if you have any concerns about the personal information that we hold and wish to request its correction, please write to:

The Privacy Officer

Ministry of Health

PO Box 5013


Use of cookies

This website uses cookies for the purpose of monitoring website usage. A cookie is a piece of code that creates a file on your computer to track the pages that you view on our website. The cookies do not collect personal information. You can disable them or clear them out of your web browser without affecting your ability to use the website.

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