This Privacy Statement applies to any information collected on www.mdpolicyjournal.org websites displaying this Privacy Statement.
The Information Obtained
For each visitor to this website, our web servers may automatically detect and record non-personally identifying information, including incoming domain names, your computer’s IP address, the browser type in use, and the pages visited. This information indicates which pages our visitors view and what information they voluntarily provide, such as survey responses and/or site registrations.
We only gather personally identifying information from you if you willingly offer it to us, such as when you sign up for the newsletter, make a gift, or submit information via our “Contact Us” page. Depending on the service you select and the reason you contact us, the individually information collected may include, but is not limited to, having a good name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, payment information, organisational affiliation, and other similar or related information (“Personal Information”).
Any Personally Identifiable Information we gather is used strictly for internal evaluation, to improve our site content, to enhance your web experience, and, in certain situations, to alter the content and/or appearance of certain pages.
We will only use and share the Personal Information you supply to us for the purposes for which it was supplied, such as:
- to inform you frequently about news and events
- to reply to queries;
- to manage contributions and purchases;
- to deliver and enhance our services for you;
- to facilitate communication between you and our local affiliates upon your request; and in the context of fund-raising efforts
- Except under the following conditions, we do not disclose your Personal Information with third parties without your consent:
- n response to a subpoena or where relevant laws or regulations require us to do so, such as in response to a court order or other legal obligation;
- in response to a request from a law enforcement agency;
- to safeguard the security or privacy of our records;
- where we have a good faith belief that providing this information is essential to prevent real or prospective fraud or to identify, contact, or pursue legal action against someone who may be causing harm to or interference with our rights;
We may employ other businesses and/or persons (agents or suppliers) to undertake certain tasks on our behalf. Examples include technical support, postal services, processing of donations and purchases, and customer service. These third parties will have access to Personal Information and other information solely to the amount required to carry out their duties and as authorised by law; and
We may share demographic information in aggregate with our affiliates and other third parties. This is not associated with any Personal Information that may be used to identify an individual.
There may be “plug-ins” (i.e., third-party software components) that utilise cookies in the software on our website or platform. In addition, we may collect browser information directly or through third-party monitoring software or services for their reporting, but not sensitive, personally identifying data; just aggregated data. Our third-party payment processor gathers cookies from website visitors who utilise its service. These third-party software and services, as well as our third-party partners, may share the acquired information with third-party advertising networks. This also includes non-personally identifiable information such the date and time of visitors, the pages visited, IP addresses, links to and from any page, and the length of time spent on the site.
The “help” section of the toolbar on the majority of web browsers will explain how to disable current cookies, stop accepting new cookies, and be alerted when you receive a new cookie. Keep in mind, however, that without cookies you may not be able to fully utilise all of our website’s features.
We request information from you on our order form and in our online shop when you make a purchase. You must enter contact information (such as name and shipping address) and financial information to purchase from us (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is utilised for invoicing reasons and order fulfilment. This information will be used to contact you if there are any issues with your order.
Employing IP Addresses
We may utilise your IP address to aid in the diagnosis of server issues and to administer our website.
We have taken reasonable measures to prevent the loss, abuse, or alteration of your Personal Information. Our security and privacy policies are reviewed and upgraded on a regular basis.
Our website includes connections to external sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of other websites.
We realise the significance of safeguarding the privacy of children on the Internet and will never knowingly collect or store information from children under 13 on our website. No portion of our website is intended for children below 13 years of age, and we do never knowingly collect Information From children under 13 years of age. If we learn that a child under 13 has supplied us with Personal Information, we will erase the data from our servers. If recognised, we do not respond to information requests from minors under 13 years of age. Any requests for information from minors under the age of 13 must be initiated by a parent or guardian. We recommend parents to monitor their children’s internet usage.
Update Individual Data and Communication Preferences
If you desire to update your Personal Information with us or modify your communication choices, or if you no longer wish to receive communications from us, please contact us through email, telephone, or letter. Please include your full name and contact information so we may remove you from our mailing list. Our postal address is:
Md Policy Journal, 52 St. Giles Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1JU.
You may contact us at [email protected] or call us on 01606 617199.
The term “Personal Information” refers to information that personally identifies you, such as your name, address, phone number, email address, credit card information, and other payment information. The following are the means through which we acquire and store the Personal Information you have submitted to us:
- We may collect your name, address, telephone number, and email address in order to reply to your enquiry when you contact us in person, by phone, or by email.
- If you register for an event, we may gather your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and other contact information.
- When you make a donation on our website, over the phone, in person, or by mail, we may collect your name, email address, phone number, credit card information, and other payment information.
- Disclosure and Use of Personal Information
- We will not sell, rent, or trade your Personal Information gathered on the website, by other methods, or in connection with any other commercial activity.
- We will not mail you on behalf of other organisations.
- We will gather your payment information, billing address, and any other information required to complete a contribution or event registration, as well as your contact information in the event of any processing difficulties.
- We will use your information to comply with the law or in the good faith belief that such activity is necessary to comply to the requirements of the law or comply with a court order served on us, protect and defend our legal rights, or act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of others.
- We will utilise Personal Information to prevent potential fraud. We may verify the information received during the processing of a contribution, event registration, or other donation with third parties. If you pay with a credit card or debit card, we may employ card authorization and fraud screening services to confirm that your card details and billing address match what you provided and that the card being used has not been reported as lost or stolen.
- We may hire other businesses and persons (agents) to carry out our duties. Examples include technical support, postal services, financial processing, and customer service. These other agencies will have access to Personal Information and other information only to the amount required to carry out their duties and as authorised by law.
We do not otherwise release your Personal Information to third parties without your explicit consent, save as specified in this Privacy Statement or at the time we seek the information.
We take measures to safeguard your information. Your information is safeguarded both online and offline whenever you submit sensitive data via the website.
Wherever we (directly or through our payment processing partner) gather sensitive Personal Information (such as credit card information), the data is encrypted and delivered to us in a secure manner. You may check this by searching for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser or “https” at the beginning of the web page’s URL.
While we (directly or via our payment processor) utilise encryption to secure sensitive information exchanged online, we also safeguard your information offline. Personal Information is only accessible to employees who require it to execute a specific function (for example, billing or customer service). We maintain a secure environment for the systems and servers that contain Personal Information.
If you have any questions or concerns concerning our privacy statement, the policies of this site, or the use of your Personal Information, please email [email protected] or call 01606 617199.