Effective Date APRIL 2015
Collection of Personal Data Including E-Mail Addresses
We collect the information you give us when you visit our Web Site and use it when you request to be contacted. You may, through the Web Site, register to receive additional information (i.e. newsletters) from us. When you register, we ask you for contact information like your name, postal address and e-mail address.
We sometimes supplement the information that you provide with information that is received from third parties. For instance, if inaccurate postal or zip codes are received, we will use third party software to fix them.
AposTherapy® Email Marketing Communication Policy
In each promotional email, we provide an easy and clear way to opt out of future AposTherapy® email. Opt-out requests using the opt-out link in our emails are processed and go into effect within 10 business days. Opt-out requests sent to the following email address DataProtection@AposTherapy.co.uk are processed within 10 business days. When sending email to rented email lists, we suppress addresses of those people who have opted out of AposTherapy® email in the past.
We always disclose our identity in mass email communications, including the address of our headquarters location.
Our marketing email policy and practice conforms to the United States Federal “CAN SPAM” act of 2003, the Israeli applicable statues such as the Protection Of Privacy Law 5741-1981 and the EU Data Protection Directive of 1995 and Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive of 2002 each as implemented nationally. We welcome and encourage your thoughts on this policy at DataProtection@AposTherapy.co.uk
Use and Disclosure of Personal Data
We process your Personal Data only for specific and limited purposes. We ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes. When we ask you for Personal Data, we tell you the purposes for which we will process that data.
We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with third parties outside the Apos® group, except under these limited circumstances:
Personal Data may occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of AposTherapy®, or in connection with the business of AposTherapy® for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. For example, sometimes a third party may have access to your Personal Data in order to handle our mailings on our behalf.
We may share or transfer the information in our databases to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this Web Site, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event.
Where appropriate, before disclosing Personal Data to a third party, we contractually require the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that data.
Where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
If you do not want us to use your data for marketing purposes, or to pass your details on to third parties, please contact AposTherapy® Data Manager at dataprotection@AposTherapy.co.uk or if you are completing an online or offline form please tick the relevant box.
Anonymous Data Collected Through This Web Site
We use this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of this Web Site and our e-mail updates, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.
A cookie is simply a small text file that we may store on your computer when you visit our Web Site. Cookies help us remember your preferences and enable us to improve your experience on our Web Site. Cookies do not contain information that can personally identify you.
There are different types of cookies. We only use the following cookies that we think are necessary or helpful to you:
· Strictly necessary cookies: these are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. Without them, for example, you would not be able to register or log in for any services that we may offer.
· Analytical/performance cookies: these cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily and do not encounter technical errors.
· Functionality cookies: these are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
· Targeting cookies: these cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This helps us to provide a website and deliver adverts or messages that are relevant to you and your interests. [We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after the duration set by a third party provider.
For more information on how to delete and block cookies for your specific web browser, please visit the browser’s support or instructions page.
Behaviourally Targeted Advertisements
Any behaviourally targeted advertisements appearing on our Web Site will be clearly identified as such (e.g. through an icon in the corner of the advertisement).
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Links to Other Web Sites
Access to Personal Data is restricted to designated AposTherapy® employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to disciplinary proceedings, including termination, if they fail to meet these obligations.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential and for restricting access to your account.
Transfer of Data Abroad
Special Note for Parents and Children under Age 18
If you are under 18, do not attempt to provide us any information about yourself.
You have the right to ask us not to process your Personal Data for marketing purposes. We ask your consent (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting AposTherapy® Data Manager at dataprotection@AposTherapy.co.uk
You have the right to access your Personal Data held by us. Any written request for access to information held about you may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing this information. If you wish to do this, please contact AposTherapy® Data Manager at DataProtection@AposTherapy.co.uk
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may use or disclose PHI to regulatory bodies and organizations such Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency ("MHRA") in connection with the reporting of adverse events, product defects or problems, product tracking or for other purposes as required by such bodies. We may use or disclose PHI during the course of clinical research activities. We may also disclose PHI when required or instructed by UK or European laws. We have procedures in place for individuals to have access to PHI, and procedures in place to ensure the integrity of our information and for the timely correction of incorrect information.
AposTherapy® may find it necessary to revise and update this policy from time to time as changes to the privacy regulations emerge, and will communicate any such changes to our patients and business partners.
Changes to This Policy
This Policy may change from time to time. We will post any Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice. Each version of this Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date, and we will also keep prior versions of this Policy in an archive for your review.
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