Conditions of Use
http://rcsi.cpdnow.net is created, provided, and restricted to the use of students of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery RCSI. The online portfolio supports the delivery of the CPD programmes that the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery RCSI provides, by enabling students to capture information about their professional development and the impact this has had on their practice. The use of the site is completely free for these students.
Once provided with a username and password, your account can be accessed from any computer or web accessible device. Please note that the site is optimised for Smartphone, IPad or Andoid Tablet use.
The Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery RCSI will take all necessary steps to ensure that day to day, the site is available for use, and its service is uninterrupted. The Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery RCSI will also take all reasonable steps to ensure the site is free from errors. Due however to the unique characteristics of the Internet, this cannot be guaranteed.
From time to time maintenance and upgrades may take place. Although every effort is made to do this discretely, users should be aware that, for reasons outside our control, such work may temporarily affect access to the site or certain functions of it.
Data is backed up on a daily basis, including user account content. In the highly unlikely event of a problem, the site and content can be restored with a maximum data loss of 24 hours. Users should be aware that data could be lost, if this coincides with an event beyond our control, due to the back-up cycle. The Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery RCSI cannot be held responsible for such a loss.
This site or any portion of it may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without our express written consent.
You may create a hyperlink to the welcome page of http://rcsicpdnow.net as long as the link does not portray the site or affiliate it with products, services, groups or content that is derogatory, offensive, illegal or misleading.
You must not use the site in any way that either directly or indirectly causes, or may cause, the site to be damaged or that may affect users’ access to it.
When you register with the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery’s online site, it is understood that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and that you will under no circumstances share this information with anyone.
You should take all necessary steps to ensure that your password is kept confidential and secure, including access to your computer, or access device, and must inform us immediately if you know or suspect your password is known by, or being used by, or may be used by, another party. You agree that as such you are responsible for any content or activity undertaken using your account or password.
All content included on the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery online site, such as competence descriptors, affiliated data, text, data handling methods, designs, images, movies, logos and software are protected by Ireland database right laws and owned by the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery.
You must not use the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery CPD online site for any of the following:
- to create a bogus, fraudulent, imposter, or secondary personal account
- to create an account for use by another party
- in connection with any illegal or malicious activity or intent.
- to create, send, receive, upload, use or reuse any material that is in breach of confidence
- to create, send, receive, upload, use or reuse any material that is obscene, offensive, malicious, abusive, indecent or defamatory or that in any way negatively effects other users or third parties
- to create, send or upload software, viruses, mass and or spam mailing, data mining, spy, logging or extraction tools
- to create and/or publish your own database or site that uses any features, data handling properties, design or content of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery RCSI CPD online site.
The RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery remains fully committed to supporting the CPD online site. If at any point in the future, due to any unforeseen factors outside of its control, the future viability of the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery comes under threat, the committee will implement an exit strategy to transfer the running of the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery CPD online site to another appropriate body or organisation or, in the worst case scenario, ensure that all data entered on the CPD online site is preserved and accessible to users.
Although the need to do so is not anticipated, the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery reserve the right to refuse access to the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery online site, terminate accounts, remove or edit content at our discretion should the need arise.
The online portfolio site remains the property of the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery. In the event that you wish to terminate your association with the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery you will have the opportunity to download your content and then your account will be deactivated. Your content will be stored for a minimum of five years and can become available to you should you become a student again during this period. After five years the RCSI Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery has the right to delete your content at its discretion and will inform you in the event that your content is to be deleted.