1. Introduction and Definitions
In this policy the following terms shall have the following meanings :
2. Scope of this Policy
This policy applies only to the actions of MEDIAPHARM and Users with respect to the Website . It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from the Website , including , but not limited to , any links we may provide to other websites
3. The types of Personal Information we collect and how we collect it:
Information you provide upon registration: in order to make use of certain services provided through the Website such as the training logs and email newsletters, you will either need to:
(a) register an account with us. When you do so, you will provide us with information about yourself and you will be able to select how we use your information for marketing purposes;
Information you provide upon ordering a product or service from us: if you order a product or service from us (for example training plans), you will need to provide certain personal details/ Data so that the order can be fulfilled. In some cases, we will direct you to a third party partner site which will collect this information from you and fulfil your order.
Information you provide upon entering a promotion or competition: if you enter a promotion or competition you will either need to register an account with us or provide certain Personal Information which will be used in accordance with the terms of the promotion or competition.
Information you provide when taking part in a poll or survey: if you take part in a poll or survey you will either need to register an account with us or provide certain Personal Information to us which we will use in accordance with the terms of the poll or survey.
Email communications: we use web beacons in our emails to track the success of our marketing campaigns. If you open an email from us, we can see which of the pages of our Website you visited. Our web beacons don’t store any information on your computer but, by communicating with our Cookies on your computer, they can tell us when you have opened an email from us. We may keep track of the emails that we send you. We also keep a record of what communications you have selected to receive or not to receive. If you would like to opt out of receiving such emails, please click the “unsubscribe” link in the email and follow the instructions.
Information from other sources: we may receive information about you from other sources (eg missing information about your postal or email addresses) and add it to the Personal Information we hold about you.
4. How we use the Data that we collect.
The data may be used for the following reasons :
o provide you with services or information that you have requested or products or services that you have ordered, such as training plans;
o contact you regarding your registered account with us;
o confirm or fulfill an order you have submitted
o inform you if you have won a prize
o monitor or improve the performance of, and products and services available through, this Website
o customise the advertising and content that you see
o monitor compliance with our terms and conditions of use of this Website, enforce our rights and protect the safety of others including investigating and if necessary removing any content about which we receive a complaint
o send you promotional materials or special offers on our behalf or on behalf of our group companies and marketing partners. If you do not want to receive this marketing information you can notify us of this as part of the registration process. You can stop receiving this information at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions on the correspondence you receive or by amending your marketing preferences
o internal record keeping
o where information is submitted by you as part of an application for a job for the purpose of assessing your application as part of the decision making process in relation to job vacancies
o generally for any purpose for which you give us your express or implied consent to use the Data , or for any purpose permitted under the Data Protection Act 1998
o for any purpose if we are required to do so by any law or other regulatory or government authority
Please note that if you upload or post any Data to a public part of the Website, we may use it in accordance with our terms and conditions of use and it may be viewed and used by others. MEDIAPHARM accepts no responsibility for this.
5. Sharing of personal information with Agents:
we may use third parties to perform certain functions on our behalf including fulfilling orders, sending emails, organising and managing competitions, promotions, surveys or polls, removing repetitive information from customer lists, comment hosting, website analysis, data analysis, translation services and processing credit card payments. They may have access to your Data to perform their services , but any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that MEDIAPHARM request(unless you give consent to further use). Further , any Data that is processed by third parties shall be processed within the terms of this policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998
Aggregate Information: we may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information, such as demographics and website usage statistics, with advertisers, sponsors and other organisations.
Third-Party Ad Serving and Audience and Traffic Measurement Services: we may use a third-party network advertiser to serve the advertisements on this Website or we may use an audience or traffic measurement service to analyse the traffic on this Website. Network advertisers are third parties that display advertisements based on your visits to this Website and other websites you have visited. Third-party ad serving enables us to target advertisements to you for products or websites you might be interested in. Audience and traffic measurement services allow us to collect anonymous traffic and behavioural information from the website by monitoring anonymous visitor activity. This Website’s advertisers, sponsors and/or traffic measurement services may themselves set and access their own cookies on your computer if you choose to have your cookies enabled in your browser.
6. Maintenance and storage of information:
7. Links to other websites:
this Website contains links to a wide variety of other websites and we display advertisements from third parties on our Website. MEDIAPHARM has no control over such websites and is in no way responsible for the content thereof . This policy does not extend to your use of such websites. Users are advised to read the privacy poilicy of such websites prior to using them
8. Security/ Transmission:
In accordance with our requirements under the Data Protection Act 1998, we adopt appropriate security procedures( suitable physical , electronic and managerial procedures) to seek to safeguard against unauthorised access to your information. Notwithstanding this , MEDIAPHARM shall not be liable for any attempt by a third party to hack or crack or otherwise unlawfully gain access to any part of this website including any of your Personal Information.Further , whilst MEDIAPHARM has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the Data you provide will be kept secure from unauthorised access we cannot guarantee that the Data will be secure during transmission by you to this Website
9. Policy changes:
10. Accessing your own Data:
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by MEDIAPHARM (where such data is held) by contacting our Data Protection Officer at the address in paragraph 12 and we will take the necessary action within a reasonable time . We charge a fee of £25 for complying with such a request and we reserve the right to require you to confirm and prove your identity
11. Questions about this website and the information we hold about you:
if you have any general questions about this website or the information we have collected about you and how we use it, you can contact Mediapharm Limited, 1 Cresswell Park, Blackheath, London SE3 9RD. If you have any questions about your information including what we hold and how it is used, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we charge a fee of £25 ) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.
What is a cookie?
• A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you first visit one of our web pages.
• Certain cookies contain personal information, for example if you click on a “remember me” button when you login a cookie will store your username.
• Most cookies will not collect information that personally identifies you. They will collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.
What cookies do we use?
Generally our cookies perform up to four different functions:
• Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
• Analytical/performance cookies. These are cookies that allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to this website and see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
• Functional cookies. These cookies are used to recognise your device when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
• Tracking cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
• We have no control over third party cookies.
• These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or tracking cookies.
• Third party cookies cannot be used to identify you personally; they can only be used for statistical analysis, for example to provide you with adverts that are more relevant to your interests.
• If you are based in the European Union and would like to learn more about how advertisers use these types of cookies or to choose not to receive them, please visit www.youronlinechoices.eu If you are based in the United States and would like to learn more, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.
• If you would like to disable third party cookies you can do so by going to the relevant third party website and opting out there.
• Please note that if you opt out of third party advertising cookies, you will still continue to receive advertising when using the website, however that advertising will not be tailored to you.
How to control and delete cookies
• However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The “Help” function within your browser should tell you how to activate the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
• Alternatively you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information about how to restrict or block cookies on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find information about how to delete cookies from you machine as well as more general information about cookies.
• PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU USE YOUR BROWSER SETTINGS TO BLOCK ALL COOKIES (INCLUDING ESSENTIAL COOKIES) YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS ALL OR PARTS OF THIS WEBSITE.