SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange (“We”), a wholly owned asset of Sansom & Sansom Associates, is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is Sansom & Sansom Associates Limited of West Suite, Westgate House, Billericay, Essex CM12 9DY, United Kingdom.
[Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Marc Sansom].
1. Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1. Information you give us
You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site www.salus.global and associates microsites (“the Site”) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to become a member of the Site (“Member”), place an order for services on the Site (“Order”), including event services, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on the Site, enter a competition, promotion or survey, and when you report a problem with the Site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, professional experience and skills, education, personal description and photograph and other personal details. The information you give us may also include data and content concerning publications, presentations, videos and other media associated with you, and information on organisations and projects you are affiliated or associated with.
1.2. Information we collect about you.
With regard to each of your visits to the Site we may automatically collect the following information:
1.2.1. technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
1.2.2. information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from the Site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
1.3. Information we receive from other sources.
We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.
3. Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
3.1. Information you give us.
We will use this information:
3.1.1. to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
3.1.2. to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
3.1.3. to comprise your public Member profile on the Site, the content of which will be available to members of the public. [Your public Member profile will usually include [your name, job title and photograph to the extent that you have added these to your Member profile];]
3.1.4. to comprise the area of your Member profile accessible only by other Members of the Site. [This area of your Member profile will usually include [details of your current employer and further detail regarding your professional experience and interests to the extent that you have added these to your Member profile];]
3.1.5. to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about services we feel may interest you. We (or, where we permit selected third parties to use your data, they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the forms on which we collect your data (the Membership application form or Order form) or let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org;
3.1.6. to notify you about changes to the Site or the services offered by us;
3.1.7. to ensure that content from the Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
3.2. Information we collect about you.
We will use this information:
3.2.1. to administer the Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
3.2.2. to improve the Site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
3.2.3. to allow you to participate in interactive features of the Site, when you choose to do so;
3.2.4. as part of our efforts to keep the Site safe and secure;
3.2.5. to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
3.2.6. to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of the Site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
3.3. Information we receive from other sources.
We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may us this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
4. Disclosure of your information
4.1. We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
4.2. We may share your information with selected third parties including:
4.2.1. Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.
4.2.2. Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. [We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 women aged between 30 and 50 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in New York). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience].
4.2.3. Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of the Site.
4.2.4. [Credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where we need this before entering into a contract with you.]
4.3. We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
4.3.1. In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
4.3.2. If SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange as a wholly-owned asset of Sansom & Sansom Associates Limited are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its members or customers will be one of the transferred assets.
5. Where we store your personal data
5.2. [All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.] [Any payment transactions will be encrypted [using SSL technology].] Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access the Member areas of the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
5.3. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
6. Your rights
6.1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (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 us at email@example.com.
6.2. The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
7. Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £25 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
The content accessible via this website is for information purposes only, and is no substitute for obtaining specific professional advice. You are responsible for having appropriate measures to protect your systems against viruses and other harmful components, and we will not be liable for any loss or damage you suffer as result of your use of this site or any information obtained from or via it. If you have any objection to any of the content on the site, please let us know by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org and we will investigate as soon as possible.