We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data. We have produced this document to help you understand what personal data we collect about you when using the website, how we use that data, and to give you clear and transparent guidance on your rights. This document covers the following areas:
Who we are
Healthcare Research Worldwide Limited is the controller and responsible for this website.
If you have any questions or want to request further information about us, please don’t hesitate to contact us using the details listed below.
What is Personal data?
Personal data is one or more piece of information that identifies a living individual.
How and why we collect your personal data?
We want to make sure that you understand what personal data we collect from you and how and why we use this information. The personal data that we process depends on how you use our website. Please click on the link below to see the information most relevant to you:
Sharing your personal data
In most cases, your personal data won’t be disclosed or shared with third parties. However, there are certain circumstances where your personal data may be shared, and we want to make sure you are aware of these.
Transferring your personal data outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”)
Sometimes the companies we share your personal data with (as described above) are based outside of the EEA. When we share your personal data with them it will only be for the reasons we’ve mentioned in this Privacy Notice or agreed separately with you. We will ensure that there are appropriate safeguards in place to protect your personal data and kept it safe and secure.
How long we hold personal data
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
If you have agreed to receive our newsletter we will keep your email address and other contact information in our database unless you tell us, you don’t want to receive our newsletter anymore.
Where we store your personal data
Generally, all information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers based in England. We do not keep paper copies of personal data collected via the website. If you have signed up to download a whitepaper, your name and email address will be held in a database hosted by our third-party web host.
Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We want to make sure you know and understand what choices you have when it comes to us processing your personal data. We have therefore created a list of the choices which you have and have provided instructions to how you can exercise them:
The law relating to data protection in Europe gives you a number of rights. We have summarised these below. You can get more information about these from the Information Commissioners Office (www.ico.org).
If you want to exercise any of these rights, please just contact us and we will investigate the matter and respond to you within one month. Sometimes we may tell you that we need to a longer period of time to deal with your request and we will let you know if that is the case and explain why.
You also have the right to complain. We would like you to speak to us first to see if we can put things right, but you can go straight to the authority responsible for data protection and law enforcement. In England this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). You can contact the ICO via their website is www.ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/ or call 0303 123 1113.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
Any changes we may make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page. If the change is significant we will take steps to notify you.
If you’d like to contact us about data protection, please email HRW-DPO@hrwhealthcare.com. If you’d like to contact us with a general comment or enquiry, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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