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Privacy Statement Site policy All users
Copyright Statement Site policy All users


When you register for an ENVISAGE program you will be provided with unique log in details to access the ENVISAGE learning platform.

To access the learning platform please read and agree to the following statements:

  • Privacy Statement 
  • Copyright statement

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About the ENVISAGE Learning Platform:

Privacy Statement and Data Collection Notice

The ENVISAGE program is a collaboration between Australian Catholic University (ACU), University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Institute For Urban Indigenous Health and Canada’s McMaster University (each ‘ENVISAGE Collaborator’) to support parents raising young children with developmental concerns or disabilities. ENVISAGE provides this online learning platform to assist parents to access information, resources and learning materials and have a supported space to engage with other caregivers.

In Australia, the personal information collected and used by ENVISAGE is protected by the ACU Privacy Policy, in accordance with the laws relevant to it . In Canada, this information is protected by the McMaster University Privacy Policy .


The Privacy Policy of the website hosting company also applies to the ENVISAGE learning platform: The ENVISAGE learning platform uses MoodleTM learning management system, installed and stored on this private server

Additionally, as the ENVISAGE team is committed to protecting your privacy as a visitor to this learning platform, you are provided below with the following information about use of personal information by ENVISAGE, specifically in relation to this website.

What Information Do We Collect?

Consent-based Collection of Information:

At different places on this learning platform, depending upon the feature you use (e.g. ENVISAGE Discussion Board or answering reflection questions), you may disclose personal information about yourself, for example your name if you make a discussion board post, or any information you write or upload within a reflection or post. You can choose to post or write as little or as much about yourself or your experience as you wish. By voluntarily writing or posting this information you are consenting to it being collected on the learning platform.

Automatic Collection of Information:

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the learning platform or download information, the web server will automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally and is used in an aggregated way to help improve its technology.

The web server automatically collects and records the following information:


Your IP address


Information on what pages you accessed


Date and time you accessed the learning platform

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

The information gathered on this learning platform both automatically and with your consent is used by ENVISAGE in the following ways:


Respond to your requests


Monitor, review, measure, and analyse learning utilisation


Modify and enhance the learning platform, improve content and design


Monitor and improve our service efforts for visitors


Notify visitors about updates to our learning platform.

Use of Cookies

Many websites now use “cookies” to provide useful features to their visitors by providing customisable and personalised services.

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. For example, a website may use cookies to store and sometimes track information about you, your preferences, or the pages you last visited.

Your browser software can be set to reject all cookies. Most browsers offer instructions, in the Help section of the toolbar, on how to reset the browser to reject cookies. You should know, however, that if you reject a cookie, certain functions and conveniences of a site may not work properly.

Security of your personal information

Your personal information will be secured from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. When you submit any information on this learning platform, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect personal information, that information is encrypted and transmitted in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page. Your personal information will only be used when necessary to complete specific tasks, (for example, to respond to your query via email) by authorised members of the ENVISAGE program. The computers/servers in which personally identifiable information are stored are kept in a secure environment.

Third Parties

Your email address and personal information will not be sold or traded by ENVISAGE or any of the Third Parties we use to deliver the ENVISAGE program.

Your personal information, collected via this website, will only be disclosed to Third Parties where you have previously consented, or it is authorised by law.


ENVISAGE does not partner with or have special relationships with any advertising server companies, nor does it accept advertising from third parties on our website.

Links to Other Sites

This website includes links to non-affiliated external websites. Please review the privacy policy of any linked site, as the privacy practices of other sites are not under the control of ENVISAGE.

Website Contact Information

If you have questions about this ENVISAGE learning platform or the privacy information provided here, please contact ENVISAGE as follows:

·       For questions in Australia contact:

·       For questions in Canada contact:


Copyright © Australian Catholic University, McMaster University, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, University of Melbourne, 2023. ENVISAGE. Any content on this website must not be copied, distributed, reproduced in any way, including files downloadable from this website, without the prior written consent of the copyright owners. For more information, please contact McMaster Industry Liaison Office, email:

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Except where stated, the information on this website is subject to copyright. Additionally, copyright in the graphics, design and format of the ENVISAGE Learning Platform and other third parties may not be reproduced or distributed without express permission. 

Information on this website must not be used in a commercial context unless written permission has been given by ENVISAGE team.