Health Informatics in Clinical Practice

Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

This website, hiicp.org, does not collect nor process personally identifiable information from its visitors online or from the submission of web forms provided on this website. This includes e-mail addresses, personal or medical information.

Any email or personal information we receive will be treated in the strictest of confidence and will only be used for correspondence purposes between the user and webmaster only.

However, please note that the Internet Protocol addresses of users of this site are logged automatically by the server hosting this web site. This is a routine interaction between a server hosting a website and the web browser used to request the download and viewing of a web page residing on the hosting server. Hence, this process would also apply when you visit any other website on the internet.

These non-personal information are only used for automated statistical analysis by the hosting service on the use of our website for our general information only.

Cookies are not used by our website to collect information in any way.

However, the polling and survey services by Qualtrics does appear to use cookies in order for their services to function and provide users with anonymous general statistical data.

Also, Google have not specifically stated their cookie policy for their Google Translate service. As of 4th Jan 2013, Google have stated on their Google Translate support page that only anonymous sections of translated web pages are logged to improve the service in general. These are the links to their privacy policy and terms of service.

We respect and endeavour to comply fully with the requirements of the Malaysian Common Law and Cyberlaw, including the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 with regards to fully protecting the privacy of our users.

We will never give your information to 3rd parties except in the following cases:You give your consent. When required to do so by law. Specifically, and without loss of generality of the above statement, you can be sure we will never give nor sell your email address to any 3rd party for the purposes of advertising or promotions.

This site contains links to other 3rd-party website. hiicp.org disclaims responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of these linked Websites. Should you decide to click any of the related links on this Website, it is reminded that MMC's privacy policy ceases to apply here onwards. For your own protection and understanding, please take time and effort to read the privacy policies of the linked Websites.

Definition of Terms


Web Browser

A software application that is used to locate and display web pages on the Internet/World Wide Web.

Examples of commonly used browsers are Opera, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer.

Internet Protocol (IP)

All networks connected to the Internet speak IP, the technical standard that allows data to be transmitted between two devices.

TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.

IP Address

If you are connected to the Internet, you have an IP address. For example, it may look something like this:

Web Server

This delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.


This is a message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt.

Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back.

A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them (e.g. by welcoming them by name the next time they visit the same site).

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Page Updated: 17 May, 2017

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