Information and Uses
When someone visits the Site, our web servers automatically gather information that allows the site to communicate with the visitor’s computer during the visit. We also track such information as the number of visits to the site, which parts of the site visitors select, IP address (the Internet address assigned to your computer from your Internet Service Provider), domain type, browser type (e.g., Netscape or Internet Explorer), date and time of day. We use those types of information for statistical purposes that help us design and administer the Site. Those types of information do not disclose Personal Information that would permit us to identify or locate individual visitors. Privacy concerns focus on Personal Information, that is, information that could identify a specific individual such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers. If during your visit you personalise the Site or submit other information to us, you may provide us with Personal Information.
As explained below in the section on Dissemination of Information to Third Parties, we do not distribute or sell Personal Information to third parties for the purpose of allowing them to market their products and services to you. If you notify us that Personal Information previously submitted to our Site is no longer accurate, we will make a reasonable effort to make appropriate corrections. To facilitate our efforts, it would be helpful if you could let us know the context in which you provided Personal Information, e.g. in connection with promotion of a specific product or service.
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) British Trauma Society (details as above) is the data controller.
Information Placed on Your Computer
Dissemination of Information to Third Parties
Communicating via the Internet and sending information, products, and services to you by other means necessarily involves your Personal Information passing through or being handled by third-parties. From time to time we may engage other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include sending postal mail and e-mail, analysing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service. They have access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
We may disclose your Personal Information to our parent company and our affiliated companies.
Access to Your Personal Information
The Act gives you the right to access the Personal Information held by us about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details about the information we hold about you.
Conditions of Use, Notices and Revisions
Customer Support Room 21H,
6th Floor Nuffield House,
Trauma Department – University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham,
Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston,
Birmingham, B15 2GW.
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