Privacy

Our Commitment to Privacy

Drsamcollins.com is committed to protecting the privacy of our clients and visitors and your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Notice is intended to inform you how we gather, define and utilize your information. This policy applies to all information provided by you or collected by us on our website, or in any other way (such as by email, telephone or social media). We will process your personal information in accordance with the applicable data protection law and in accordance with this notice.

 

 What information we collect about you

When you visit drsamcollins.com or contact us by email or telephone you may choose to provide us with personal information, for example, your name, address, job title, company name, private and corporate email address and phone number, links to your professional profiles available in the public domain e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, business Facebook or corporate website. This includes information you provide when you register for our events, enter our database, subscribe to our services, participate in discussion boards or other functions on our social media channels or on our site, for example, enter a competition, promotion or survey. If you communicate with us by email we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.

We may also obtain information about you from other sources such as LinkedIn, data suppliers, personal recommendations and possible referrals. In such cases we will inform you by sending you a privacy notice, within 30 days of collecting the data, advising that we hold personal information about you, letting you know the source of the personal information and whether it was from publicly accessible sources, and for what purpose we intend to retain and process your personal information.

 

Cookies

Like many other websites drsamcollins.com uses cookies and similar technologies such as tags and pixels (which we will refer to collectively as “Cookies”). For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer’s domain name (where possible), but not the e-mail address. We collect aggregate information on what pages consumers’ access or visit, as well as information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey responses and/or site registrations. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site and the information collected is never shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

 

How we use your personal information and the legal basis for processing

Drsamcollins.com collects and uses your personal data because is it necessary:

Our legal basis for the processing of personal information is our legitimate business interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sent.1, lit. f GDPR, although we will also rely on contract pursuant to Art. 6 (1), sent. 1 lit. b GDPR, legal obligation pursuant to Art. 6 (1), sent. 1 lit. c and consent for specific uses of data pursuant to Art. 6 (1), sent. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Drsamcollins.com does not collect any sensitive personal information (for example, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background, or trade union membership) on or through our websites or via any other means.

Clients have the right to withdraw consent at any time. Where consent is the only legal basis for processing, we will cease to process data after consent is withdrawn.

 

Data Controller and contact information

If you have any questions, concerns or issues around how we use and manage your personal information, please get in touch at info@drsamcollins.com

 

Disclosure of your personal information

We do not collect or compile personal information for distribution or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties. We may disclose your personal information to other delegates at events you attend for networking purposes and we will obtain your explicit permission to do so. We will disclose your data to government bodies and law enforcement agencies where we are legally required to do so.

We use a third-party provider to deliver our mailshots. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our mailings. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing info@drsamcollins.com

 

Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have implemented generally accepted standards of physical, electronic and operational procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

 

Third Party Sites

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the third party. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.

 

 Retention of your data

We understand our legal duty to retain accurate data and only retain personal information for as long as it is required for carrying out the data processing activities mentioned above. Accordingly, we have a data retention policy and run data routines to remove data that we no longer have a legitimate business interest in maintaining. You can ask us at any stage to remove your information.

 

Your rights

You have a number of legal rights regarding your personal information and we will respect those at all times.You are entitled to:

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on August 14 2018.