Internet CME Activities
The Office of CME follows the University of Michigan’s Proper
Use Policy, the Guidelines
for Responsible Use regarding the use
of computer resources for the protection of all users, and the
University of Michigan Health System's general privacy
statement. Respect for the privacy of others
is an important component of our University’s policy and guidelines.
This statement explains our online information practices to assure
your privacy when participating in CME activities on our Internet
Information Collected and Purpose
Regarding visitors to our Internet site:
We collect aggregate information on what pages are visited
in order to assess and improve the content of our site.
Our Web server does not automatically recognize information
regarding individual users, e.g., domain name or email address.
We do not set any “cookies” to track visitor’s identification
or use of the site.
When visitors register for CME activities:
We ask for information about their identity in order to maintain
a record of their participation.
If a fee is charged and registrants can pay online, we ask
for credit card information. Transactions with credit card information
are encrypted before transmission over the Internet.
Additionally, when visitors participate in Internet CME activities:
We ask participants to complete a knowledge test as part of
a CME activity in order to provide feedback concerning the participant’s
understanding of the content.
We ask participants to evaluate CME activities in order to
improve these activities and future ones.
We ask whether participants want to be notified of new CME
activities as they become available on our site. If you want
to change your status regarding this notification at a later
time, you can change it yourself on the registration page for
Internet courses or you can contact us to change it. (See contact
Other Uses of Information
We may use the information you provide to contact you:
To check on potential verification problems, e.g., duplicate
registration for the same activity
To ask for more detail about information you have provided,
e.g., on your suggestions for improvements.
To inform you that additional CME activities are now available
at our site, if you requested this notification.
You may request that we provide you with a copy of our record of
the information that you provided to us. (See “Contact Information”
We do not share our registrant’s information with other institutions,
except as may be required by law.
Change in Policy
As our Internet site evolves, we may collect additional information
or may use information in new ways. If our information practices
change, we will modify this policy statement and use for these new
purposes only data collected from the time of the policy change
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical
facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of
information that we have collected from you.
Other Internet Sites
Our site provides links to other sites with information on topics
that may be useful to visitors. However, we do not control those
sites and are not responsible for their privacy practices.
Concerns about Following Policy
If you feel that actions associated with this site are not consistent
(see “Contact Information” below). Alternatively, you may contact
the University of Michigan’s Information Technology Advocate by
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
regarding CME at the University of Michigan Medical School, you
are welcome to contact us:
Phone: (734) 763-1400 or (800) 800-0666
Fax: (734) 936-1641
Mail: Office of Continuing Medical Education
University of Michigan Medical School
G-1100 Towsley Center
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0201