This site is owned and funded by Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited ("MSD") but is operated by Halesway Limited, an advertising agency and website developer (Halesway). Halesway will only collect information to operate the site and will not provide any personal data on you to MSD or any other third parties, except as stated below or if you ask us to send you information about updates on the site.
To ensure your data is not stored unnecessarily, if you do not return to this site within 3 months of registering, you data will be deleted and you will need to register again to continue to use the site.
MSD and Halesway are committed to protecting the privacy of the users of this website. This privacy statement explains how we achieve that goal and gives you details of our privacy practices, including:
- what information we collect about you when you use this site;
- how the information will be used or disclosed; and
- your rights with respect to our collection and use of your data.
Section 1: Your Consent
By using this site, you agree with and accept the terms of this Privacy Statement. Whenever you submit information to us through this site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement.
Section 2: Information We Collect and Why
We may ask you to provide us with personal information on a voluntary basis in certain areas of our site. In particular, you may be asked to provide the following information.
Membership Information: If you want to access certain content otherwise unavailable on the website or obtain special personalised services, we will ask you to provide personal information, including contact details (e.g., name and email address,), as well as generate your own personal password. We will only use this information to maintain and administer your membership account and registration onto the www.EczemaZones.co.uk website, and to furnish you with information where you specifically request it.
Feedback Information: If you choose to submit information or comments to us in the section of the website designated for user feedback, we will ask you to provide personal information, including your name and e-mail address. We will process this information only in order to respond to your feedback, where appropriate, including responding to a question, comment or request. Where appropriate, your feedback also may be processed in an effort to improve our website. Halewsay will not disclose this information to MSD at any time.
Section 3: Information Retention and Disclosure
Halesway will hold all of the personal information it collects solely in the UK, and will not transfer it outside the UK except under the conditions specified herein. Halesway may from time to time need to disclose your personal information to third party agents located in the United Kingdom or in another country, but only for necessary technical support and only where they process the information in a manner consistent with this Privacy Statement. Halesway may also need to disclose your information in connection with the sale, assignment or other transfer of the business of this site, or if required to do so by applicable laws, court orders, government regulations or authorities.
Section 4: Other Uses of Your Information
As well as using information about you for the specific purposes set out above, non-personal information, such as number of site visits, tracking patterns of page viewing, and so forth may also be collected specifically to monitor the performance of the site and make improvements to it.
Section 5: Your Rights
Opt-out: You have the right to opt out of receiving any information connected with this site at any time and your decision to do so will be honoured once your decision has been communicated to Halesway. If you wish to opt-out at any time, you can contact Halesway as set out below, indicating that you no longer want to receive any information.
Access and Correction: You have a right to know about the personal information that is held about you. You also have a right to correct, amend or delete the information that we hold about you if it is incorrect. If you wish to exercise these rights please contactHalesway by post or e-mail at the address shown in the "Contact" section below.
Section 6: Security
This site incorporates appropriate safeguards to protect the security, integrity, completeness, accuracy and privacy of the personal information collected and there are reasonable precautions to protect information from loss, misuse and alteration in place. Security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as required and only authorised individuals have access to the information you provide.
Section 7: External Links
Section 8: Terms and Modifications to Privacy Statement
We may modify this Privacy Statement at any time at its discretion and modifications are effective upon being posted on this site. You are responsible for reviewing this Privacy Statement periodically to ensure that you are aware of any changes to it. When we do effect a change, it will update the "Last Updated" notice appearing at the end of the Privacy Statement.
Section 9: Children
This site is intended for the use of children and their parents or carers in addition to adult sufferers of eczema and dermatitis. We do not knowingly solicit information from any child under the age of 12 years old who has not received parental consent.
Section 10: Contact Details
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the privacy practices of this site or if you want to exercise any of the rights that you are given under this Privacy Statement you can contact:
36 East Street
Last updated: December 2010