Privacy and Participation Agreement

What Prick ‘n a Pint is About

Prick ‘n a Pint is a not-for profit association that has designed a program that aims to give men the tools to live longer.

Prick ‘n a Pint will invest any funds collected back into Prick ‘n a Pint activities or similar men’s health programs.

How to treat medical information you receive from Prick ‘n A Pint

The medical advice provided in this program is of a general nature only.  It is provided for the purposes of education so that participants are made aware of how their health and general wellbeing may be impacted by lifestyle choices and medical conditions.  The medical information will educate the participant as to what is important for good health but it does not take into account a participant’s personal circumstances. If a participant feels they need personal medical advice as a result of the information received through the program, they must consult their own professional medical adviser.

How Prick ‘n a Pint treats your information

A participant’s personal identification information is collected by Prick ‘n a Pint to record their participation in the program.  Unless required by law, this information will not be shared with any other party.  It will only be used by Prick ‘n a Pint to contact the participant regarding the program.

The program will require participants to provide medical information to Prick ‘n a Pint. No hard copy records of this information will be retained by Prick ‘n a Pint.  Any hard copies received by Prick ‘n a Pint will be destroyed after any relevant information has been electronically recorded. Electronic copies of medical information maybe retained by Prick ‘n a Pint for statistical purposes but all personal identification information will be removed.  The program participants will not be able to be identified from the statistical information. This statistical information will be the property of Prick ‘n a Pint and may be used for purposes associated with health research.

Participation Code of Conduct

Prick ‘n a Pint  can only operate effectively if there is trust and respect between the participants. All participants must respect the rights of others to speak and be courteous in their exchanges with other parties in the program.  Abusive or other hurtful behaviour will not be tolerated. Prink ‘n A Pint encourages responsible drinking of alcohol. Alcohol or other substance abuse will not be tolerated.

Participants are expected to treat any medical information they receive or become aware of about another participant as strictly confidential. This information is not to be discussed outside the program.

A participant that breaches this code of conduct may be asked to leave the program.

If a participant has any concerns about any aspect of the program, including how they are being treated or the use of their information, they can contact their team captain or member of the Prick ‘n a Pint Association.

Participant release of audio, photo & video

The participant grants permission to Prick ‘n A Pint Incorporated and its agents or employees to use photographs and/or video and audio taken the running of the program.  This data may be used in educational, documentary and commercial materials such as Public Service Announcements, Grant Applications, Video Documentaries, Commercial Television and both printed and online newsletters and newspapers for purposes associated with men’s health as approved by Prick ‘n A Pint.  Furthermore, the participant authorises the use of their image, likeness, and voice for all program promotion, materials, and any other purposes in connection with the program deemed appropriate and necessary by Prick ‘n A Pint.

The participant hereby agrees to release, defend, and hold harmless Prick ‘n A Pint and its agents or employees, including any firm publishing and/or distributing the finished product in whole or in part, whether on paper, via electronic media, or on Web sites, from any claim, damages, or liability arising from or related to the use of the photographs/video, including but not limited to any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, either intentionally or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in taking, processing, reduction, or production of the finished product, its publication, or distribution.

The participant agrees to having read this Privacy and Participation Agreement before commencing Prick ‘n A Pint and understands that they are free to address any specific questions regarding the agreement prior to signing. Participants agree that failure to raise questions will be interpreted as a free and knowledgeable acceptance of the terms of this release.