DrugWise aims to comply with current Data Protection legislation in the processing of all personal data. It is committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors. Any personal information, such as your name or email address, that you supply, is stored securely and will not be disclosed unlawfully to any other person or organisation.
What information do we collect?
DrugWise occasionally sends out emails regarding updates to this site to anyone who has registered to receive these. The only data we collect for these emails is your name and email address and you can unsubscribe at any time using the link at the the bottom of the email. We also gather statistics relating to web page views.
DrugWise uses social media. If you engage with us via social media your personal data may be stored on that social media site’s servers, which are outside our control.
What are cookies and how do we use them?
Google Analytics (www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics) is used to allow us to track site visits and to record usage trends over time. Google Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personal identifiable information, but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site.
Security of personal data
All the data we collect from you on our site is protected against unauthorised access. In addition the information you give us is held on a database in an encrypted system. Appropriate security measures are in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. Unfortunately, the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
We may disclose information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, enforce or apply our terms of business, or protect our rights and those of our users.
Access to your Information
In accordance with the GDPR 2018 you have the right to obtain confirmation that DrugWise holds information about you and access this information. Should you wish to access any personal information that we hold please contact Jackie on firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests for information will be dealt with within one month.
Complaints about how we handle your data are to be made to email@example.com. If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113, or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/, or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, UK.
You also have the right to have your personal data erased in some circumstances. This includes where it is no longer necessary for the purpose it was collected, if consent is withdrawn, there’s no legitimate interest, and if it was unlawfully processed.
We will only hold your information for as long as necessary and will not pass it to any other parties.