This policy is intended to provide a general overview only.
Data controller: Athrodax Healthcare International Ltd
How do we obtain, store and use your information?
Data protection law says that the personal information we hold about you must be:
Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way.
Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes.
Accurate and kept up to date.
Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about.
If you have any questions about this notice or how we collect and use personal information about you please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Business contact information and other correspondence
When you engage in business by contacting us by phone, placing an order on our website or as a result of a personal meeting, or via a direct enquiry to a member of our staff, there will be personal information about you relating to that purchase or contact – such as your name, contact details, delivery details, and correspondence with us. We need certain information to complete business with you and you must provide this to facilitate the process. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
Your name and contact details.
Your delivery address.
Your payment details, e.g. your credit or debit card details.
Information to verify your identity.
Other correspondence or interaction (for example by email, telephone, post, SMS or via our websites – www.athrodax.co.uk and www.athrohab.co.uk) between you and us, will include personal information (such as names and contact details) in that correspondence. This may include enquiries, reviews, follow-up comments or complaints lodged by or against you and disputes with you or your organisation.
We will keep and use information to carry out our business with you (if applicable), to comply with any legal requirements for us to maintain certain records or carry out certain verifications, and/or for our legitimate interests in dealing with a complaint or enquiry and administering your (or your organisation’s) account or order and any services we offer, as well as to review and improve our offerings, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, product research, statistical and survey purposes.
Where your information relates to a purchase, it is kept for a period of up to 7 years after your account is closed to enable us to deal with any after sales enquiries or claims and as required for tax purposes.
Payment information is collected by our payment card processing provider and is retained for a period of up to 6 years after the date of the order.
Any other information is kept for 6 years.
Websites & Website information
www.athrodax.co.uk and www.athrohab.co.uk
Our other channels. This is information we receive about you if you contact us via Athrohab our e commerce platform. All the same conditions apply as for Athrodax Healthcare.
Online orders are processed by this system and only relevant customer details are kept to facilitate on line business.
We will use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
We may collect your name and contact details (such as your email address, phone number or address) in order to send you information about our products and services which you might be interested in. We may collect this directly from you, or through a third party. If a third party e.g. Professional Groups or Bodies representing our customer sector , collected your name and contact details, they will only pass those details to us for marketing purposes if you have consented to them doing so.
We may also use published on line contact information provided by local authorities or Private employers to facilitate a personal contact if circumstances require us to do so.
Opt out choice
You always have the right to “opt out” of receiving our marketing via email. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com.
Or if we send you any “pre agreed marketing emails” we will always provide an unsubscribe option to allow you to opt out of any further contact emails. If you “opt-out” of our marketing materials you will be added to our suppression list to ensure we do not accidentally send you further marketing. We may still need to contact you for administrative or operational purposes, but we will make sure that those communications don’t include direct marketing.
If you are an existing customer or are acting in your professional capacity we use your contact details as necessary for our legitimate interests in marketing to you and maintaining a list of potential customers.
We retain your details on our own internal marketing contact list until you “opt-out” at which point we add you to our suppression list. We keep that suppression list indefinitely to comply with our legal obligations to ensure we don’t accidentally send you any more marketing.
We may collect information about you and your use of our website via technical means such as cookies, webpage counters and other analytics tools. We use this as necessary for our legitimate interests in administering our website and to ensure it operates effectively and securely.
We keep this website information about you from when it is collected until the relevant cookie expires or you disable it.
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
This is information about you which you provide when you post content on our website. This may include reviews, photographs, videos and other content which you may post on our website.
We may display and publish this information on our platforms as part of our contract with you or as necessary for our legitimate interests in providing content to our users.
This information is kept for as long as you have an account with us and may be retained and displayed indefinitely after you close your account. You are able to remove or delete any content which you post at any time while your account is active.
If you work for one of our customers, suppliers or business partners, the information we collect about you may include your contact information, details of your employment and our relationship with you. This information may be collected directly from you, or provided by your organisation. Your organisation should have informed you that your information would be provided to us, and directed you to this policy. We use this as necessary for our legitimate interests in managing our relationship with your organisation. If we have a business relationship with you or your organisation, we may receive information about you from your organisation.
We keep this information for up to 6 years after the end of our relationship with your organisation.
Information collected at our premises
Visitor information. We collect information about visitors to our premises. We may record information on your visit, including the date and time, who you are visiting, your name, employer, contact details and vehicle registration number. If you have an accident at our premises, this may include an account of your accident.
We use this information as necessary for our legitimate interests in administering your visit, ensuring site security and visitor safety, and administering parking.
Visitor information is kept for a period of up to 3 months. If you have an accident on our premises, our accident records are retained for a period of up to 3 years.
We will collect and hold information on job applicants, including information you provide to us in your application, or provided to us by recruitment agencies, as well as information on you from any referees you provide.
We use this as necessary to enter into an employment contract with you, and for our legitimate interests in evaluating candidates and recording our recruitment activities, and as necessary to exercise and perform our employment law obligations and rights.
If you are successful in your application, your information will be used and kept in accordance with our internal privacy notice. If you currently work for us, or used to work for us, you can request a copy of this from us. If you are not successful in your application, your information will be held for up to 3 months after the relevant round of recruitment has finished.
You must provide certain information (such as your name, contact details, professional and educational history) for us to consider your application fully. If you have not provided all of this information, we may contact you to ask for it. If you do not wish to provide this information, we may not be able to properly consider your application.
If you are listed as a referee by an applicant, we will hold your name, contact details, professional information about you (such as your employer and job title) and details of your relationship with the applicant. We will use this information as necessary for our legitimate interests in evaluating candidates and as necessary to exercise and perform our employment law obligations and rights. Your information will be kept alongside the applicant’s information.
Staff personal contacts
If you are listed as an emergency contact by someone who works for us, we will hold your name, contact details and details of your relationship with that worker. We will use this to contact you as necessary to carry out our obligations under employment law, to protect the vital interests of that worker, and for our legitimate interests in administering our relationship with that worker. Your information will be kept until it is updated by that worker, or we no longer need to contact that worker after they have stopped working for us.
Where we consider there to be a risk that we may need to defend or bring legal claims, we may retain your personal information as necessary for our legitimate interests in ensuring that we can properly bring or defend legal claims. We may also need to share this information with our insurers or legal advisers. How long we keep this information for will depend on the nature of the claim and how long we consider there to be a risk that we will need to defend or bring a claim.
Information we receive from third parties
We may also receive information about you from the following sources:
Our service providers. We work closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers and credit reference agencies) who may provide us with information about you, to be used as set out above.
It is also possible that third parties with whom we have had no prior contact may provide us with information about you.
Publicly available sources
We obtain information from the following publicly available sources: your organisation’s website, your regulatory body, Professional associations, Companies House or online networking sites such as LinkedIn.
Special categories of data
We do not collect any “special categories” of more sensitive personal information about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data, as well as information about criminal convictions and offences).
Where else do we use your information?
Common uses of your information. We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to do so. Although in limited circumstances we may use your information because you have specifically consented to it, we generally use your information in the ways set out in this notice because:
We need to complete the ordering process we have entered into with you.
We need to comply with a legal obligation.
It is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and rights do not override those interests.
We need to protect your interests (or someone else’s interests) or where it is needed in the public interest (although these circumstances are likely to be rare).
Change of purpose. We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we collected it as set out in this notice, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Sharing your information
We will never sell your data to third parties.
Why might we share your personal information with third parties?
We may share your personal information with third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our agreements with you, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others or where we have another legitimate interest in doing so. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Which third-party service providers process your personal information?
We also may need to share your personal information for third-party service providers (including contractors and designated agents) so that they can carry out their services.
The following activities are carried out by third-party service providers, including but not limited to: data analysis services; digital marketing agencies; email marketing system; feedback and review platforms; IT services; legal advice; learning management systems; research agencies; payment processing systems ,website developers, delivery agencies, Recruitment agencies, Financial partners.
How secure is your information with third-party service providers and other entities in our group?
All our third-party service providers and other entities in the group are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information. Where third parties process your personal information on our behalf as “data processors” they must do so only on our instructions and where they have agreed to treat the information confidentially and to keep it secure.
What about other third parties?
We may share your personal information with other third parties, for example in the context of the possible sale or restructuring of the business where necessary in connection with the purposes which your information was collected for. We may also need to share your personal information with a regulator or to otherwise comply with the law.
Joint data controllers
In rare circumstances we may work with a supplier or client in the capacity of a joint data controller. This would be governed by a contractual relationship.
In any contract we would determine respective responsibilities for GDPR compliance and processes for data subjects exercising their rights and being provided with information on the use of their data and a point of contact.
Our commitment to children’s privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Where we store your information
Our office headquarters are based in Drybrook, Gloucestershire. Our server is held in Drybrook.
Our Systems:- We use Microsoft office suite, Pegasus Opera.
We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice. We rely on the suppliers of these systems to maintain security of all data held and processed on their systems.
We have put in place appropriate internal security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where necessary.
How long will we keep your information for?
We have set out above indications of how long we generally keep your information. In some circumstances, it may be necessary to keep your information for longer than that in order to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
Data protection law gives you a number of rights when it comes to personal information we hold about you. The key rights are set out below. More information about your rights can be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:-
Be informed in a clear, transparent and easily understandable way about how we use your personal information and about your rights. This is why we are providing you with the information in this notice. If you require any further information about how we use your personal information, please let us know.
Request access to your personal information (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it (for instance, we may need to continue using your personal data to comply with our legal obligations). You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to us using your information on this basis and we do not have a compelling legitimate basis for doing so which overrides your rights, interests and freedoms (for instance, we may need it to defend a legal claim). You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
Request the transfer of your personal information to another party where you provided it to us and we are using it based on your consent, or to carry out a contract with you, and we process it using automated means.
Withdraw consent. In the limited circumstances where we are relying on your consent (as opposed to the other bases set out above) to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate interest in doing so.
Lodge a complaint. If you think that we are using your information in a way which breaches data protection law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with your national data protection supervisory authority (if you are in the UK, this will be the ICO). If you want to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal information, object to the processing of your personal information, withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information or request that we transfer a copy of your personal information to another party, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access your information
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.
What we may need from you. We may need to request specific information from you to help us understand the nature of your request, to confirm your identity and ensure your right to access the information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is another appropriate security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.
Timescale: Please consider your request responsibly before submitting it. We will respond to your request as soon as we can.
Any changes we make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail or otherwise. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.