Policies and copyright
Contents of the Learning platform
All contents published in the learning platform (corporate identity layout, texts, pictures, figures, tables, graphics, lectures etc.) are protected by copyright. The use of this information is protected by copyright laws and requires the prior explicit approval both of the European School of Oncology and the University of Zurich. This applies especially for the distribution, alteration, translation, copying, processing or reproduction of information on database or other electronic media and systems.
All contributors are requested to adhere to all copyright laws. Contributors should provide images, illustrations, sound files, video sequences, and texts of their own creation, or to use images, illustrations, sound files, video sequences, and texts from the public domain.
All registered trademarks and brand names of the Programme are subject without restrictions to all regulations pertaining to the registration and property rights of their respective owners.
The content of the learning platform is intended as an educational tool. It is designed for oncology professionals and other physicians focused on oncology admitted to the Programme.
However, the European School of Oncology and the University of Zurich bear no responsibility to whether the content, or the content of linked websites, is accurate or complete. Even though the platform includes scientific and medical information, it is not designed to provide medical advice and no responsibility can be assumed to whether the medical information is complete, exhaustive or accurate.
The learning platform contains lectures and materials aimed at providing new knowledge and competences. These materials remain property of the authors/lecturers or the European School of Oncology and the University of Zurich respectively. Each author continues to retain the rights to reproduce the specific images and text which he/she provided. Admitted participants are granted permission to view and download the presentations and pdf files as appropriate; for any other use, they must seek permission both from European School of Oncology and the University of Zurich.
Lectures from any single author or multiple authors may not be reproduced without the written consent of that author. In turn, authors are required to ascertain and respect the copyright property of the information they provide in their presentations and to include the source of such information.
The European School of Oncology and the University of Zurich are not responsible for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of a products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the Programme. Because of the rapid advances in medical sciences, it is recommended that independent verification of diagnoses and drugs dosages is made.
Every effort has been made to accurately reproduce the material as submitted. However, no responsibility is accepted for errors and omissions.
The European School of Oncology and the University of Zurich do not endorse any opinions expressed in the Programme.
Within the learning platform, personal data are collected and processed on log files as well as in the participant’s personal account, profile and login information. The data is collected for the sole purpose of internal quality assurance and mentoring the students' learning processes as required by the Programme.
Handling of Personal Data
Information for the handling of personal data by the European School of Oncology which applies also to the Programme is the following:
Under the Legislative Decree 196/2003 which refers to personal data protection, please be informed herewith that:
Personal data which you have supplied to us will be used electronically and otherwise, for internal and external use, for information purposes exclusively or when drawing up documents to register/participate in training courses run by our School and when sending out publicity material on current and future activities of the School. Data will be processed both confidentially and securely in compliance with the legislative norm.
Should consent not be provided, we might not be able to carry out your requests. The School will not publicise your personal data but will use it solely for the activities of the European School of Oncology and your specific requests both in Italy and abroad.
Your rights in relation to the personal data we use, are outlined in Article 7 DLGS 196/2003.
The data controller is the European School of Oncology Via Turati 29, Milan, Italy. You can contact the person in charge of personal data processing at the following address: Milan (Italy), Via Turati 29, should you wish to assert your rights.
Professional Confidentiality Agreement
Participants will be asked to sign the following declaration:
I was informed that I am bound to the medical confidentiality. As a student of the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Lung Cancer programme I am allowed to attend seminars, conferences and practical workshops, where individual-related patients’ data might be presented.
I was informed that it is not permitted to collect and work with individual-related patients’ data during the Programme and after the Programme is concluded. In detail, participants are not authorised to the:
• Collection, record, and notice of personal data
• Transmission of data to third parties inside or outside of the hospital
• Removal of data
Lecturers will be asked to sign the following declaration:
I was informed that I am bound to the medical confidentiality. As a lecturer of the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Lung Cancer programme I am allowed to present lectures and materials at seminars, conferences or workshops which will be uploaded to the programme platform, where individual-related patients’ data are presented.
Nevertheless, it is essential to ensure that patients are not, and cannot be identified in any of the materials presented.