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ASTA is bound by laws which impose specific obligations when it comes to handling information. The organisation has adopted the following principles contained as minimum standards in relation to handling personal information.

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For details of the ‘Privacy Policy’ and ‘Terms of Use’ for Chrysalis, please refer to the OpenLearning policies. Chrysalis is provided via the OpenLearning platform, as such when using the service users need to abide by OpenLearning’s policies.

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