The policy: This privacy policy notice is served by Medical Appraisals, 14 Imperial way, Croxley, Rickmansworth WD3 3FL under the website: https://medicalappraisals.org.uk/ owned by Professor Rehan Kazi.

The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information through the business and while you browse or use this website. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website, and or refrain from submitting your personal data to us. In very basic terms I/we totally respect your personal information and will only ask you for what information we really need from you. Will look after it in the same way I/we would want ours looking after, keeping it secure! Be assured that we will never share your information in any other circumstances – nor will I/we sell it on elsewhere!

 

Policy key definitions:

“I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business, [Medical Appraisals -MA, Rehan Kazi].

“you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website.

GDPR means General Data Protection Act.

PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.

ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office.

Cookies mean small files stored on the users computer or device.

 

Key principles of GDPR:

Our privacy policy embodies the following key principles; (a) Lawfulness, fairness and transparency, (b) Purpose limitation, (c) Data minimisation, (d) Accuracy, (e) Storage limitation, (f) Integrity and confidence, (g) Accountability.

 

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

We are registered with the ICO under the Data Protection Register, our registration number is: ZA346764

Medical Appraisals takes your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy has been prepared in line with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which promotes fairness and transparency for all individuals in respect of their personal data. This privacy policy applies to all data we process, and by using Medical Appraisals you consent to our collection and use of such data.
Consent of the data subject is any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.
We may ask you for your information in the following ways:
First names, Last names, Email.
We do not sell or pass on your information with third parties. When it is necessary, your data may be used in order to provide you with the completion of our service. We use the above data to provide you with the service information you have asked for Which meet the GDPR legal requirements.
We share personal data to improve our service to you, Google or other analytics provider, Gmail or other email provider, our Accountant, Paypal or other customer payment provider, Website manager or Hosting company, Back Up Providers.
– Data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area unless you yourself are outside the EEA and have requested this.

Medical Appraisals website collects very basic general data and information when a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information are stored in the server log files. Medical Appraisals does not draw any conclusions about the data subject when using these general data and information. This information is needed to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimise the content of our website as well as its advertisement, (3) ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology, and (4) provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack. Therefore, the collected data and information is analysed anonymously statistically, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise, and to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject.

 

If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

 

Your individual rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;

the right to be informed;

the right of access;

the right to rectification;

the right to erasure;

the right to restrict processing;

the right to data portability;

the right to object; and

the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

 

Internet cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third party website.

Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

Cookies that we use are: Sessional (non-persistent)

In addition to non-persistent cookies strictly necessary for the delivery of the service provided by this website (e.g. basket, authenticated login, …), this website may also use “tracking cookies” through third-party services.

Such third-parties include embedded content providers like e.g. You Tube, and tracking cookies might be required for the delivery of some content on this website.

To disable cookies, please refer to your browser help resources.

 

Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

 

Fair & Transparent Privacy Explained

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

 

Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions

Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are typically served through our advertising partners; Google Adsense, eBay Partner Network, Amazon Affiliates, or are self-served through our own means. We only use trusted advertising partners who each have high standards of user privacy and security. However we do not control the actual adverts seen / displayed by our advertising partners. Our ad partners may collect data and use cookies for ad personalisation and measurement. Where ad preferences are requested as ‘non-personalised’ cookies may still be used for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting and to combat fraud and abuse.

Clickable sponsored or affiliate links may be displayed as a website URL.

Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie. If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.

 

Email marketing messages & subscription

Medical appraisals does not involve itself directly or indirectly in this exercise.

 

Resources & further information

Overview of the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

Data Protection Act 2018

Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003

The Guide to the PECR 2003

Twitter Privacy Policy

Facebook Privacy Policy

Google Privacy Policy

Linkedin Privacy Policy

Mailchimp Privacy Policy

Small business GDPR policy template

 

(Privacy Notice Policy Base: v.4.0 May 2018 – Made available without liability by Jamie King, Website management services.)