TACWA MEDICAL

Privacy Policy

 

  1. Introduction

This Privacy Policy explains how TACWA Medical. and its affiliates collects and uses your information.

 

Our Privacy Policy applies to all who visit and use our website, tacwamedical.com, and online services as well as the websites and online services offered by our affiliates (collectively the “Site”).  Affiliates are those entities that are owned, directly or indirectly, by TACWA Medical, or that are controlled by or under common control with TACWA Medical.  References in this Privacy Policy to “TACWA Medical,” “we,” “our” or “us” are references to the entity that is responsible for the collection and use of your personal data, which is generally the entity that obtains your personal data in the respective case.  This entity also is referred to as the data controller.

 

This Privacy Policy excludes those websites and online services operated by TACWA Medical or our affiliates that have separate privacy policies and do not link to this Privacy Policy or incorporate it by reference.  Different privacy policies also may apply to other parts of TACWA Medical’s web presence – for example, password protected areas or web pages for online recruitment.  Our Privacy Policy applies only to activities we engage in on the Site and does not apply to activities that are “offline” or unrelated to the Site.

 

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into our Terms and Conditions, also which apply when you use our Site.  By using the Site and by providing your personal data and other information through the Site, you acknowledge that your personal data will be processed pursuant to the terms of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with the practices described in this Privacy Policy, please do not provide us with your personal data or otherwise interact with the Site.

 

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time.  If we make any material changes to our Privacy Policy, we will provide notice on this Site prior to the changes becoming effective. You can determine when this Privacy Policy was last revised by referring to the date it was “Last Updated” above.

 

You can review the last version of this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to periodically review the Privacy Policy for any modifications.

  1. What personal data do we collect about you?

Personal Data as used in this Privacy Policy refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual, or as defined under applicable law.  When you visit and voluntarily interact with our Site, we collect Personal Data such as:

  1. When do we collect personal data about you?

TACWA Medical does not collect any Personal Data from you through the Site unless you voluntarily choose to disclose such information.  We may ask you to provide certain Personal Data at various times and places on the Site.  In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with the requested Personal Data, you may not be able to access all of the Site or participate in all of its features.

 

For example, we may collect Personal Data from you when you:

If you give us Personal Data of a third party, you represent that you have provided notice to, and received authorization to provide such information from, that third party.

  1. How do we use personal data?

TACWA Medical uses the Personal Data we collect to render services to you or in order to fulfill a contractual agreement with you when you visit our Site.  This includes:

We use the Personal Data we collect when we have legitimate business reasons to do so, pursued by a third party or us, so long as it is compatible with your rights and expectations of privacy.  This includes to:

TACWA Medical also has legal grounds to use your Personal Data:

We also may use information collected as described in this Privacy Policy with your “opt-in” consent where required by law, in order to provide you with information about goods or services we think might interest you.  If you do not want us to use your Personal Data, for example, to send you newsletters or directly market our products of services, you can opt out at any time by contacting us at the details in Section 16 below.  

  1. What other information do we collect?

As with many other websites, as you navigate through and interact with our Site, we may use automatic collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

The information we collect automatically is statistical data that helps us improve our Site and deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

 

  1. Cookies and other technologies

Cookies.  We use cookies, web beacons/pixel tags, and other technology (collectively “cookies”) to recognize you when you visit our Site or interact with our e-mails.  “Cookies” are small bits of data cached or stored on your computer based on Internet activity.  These cookies may be delivered in a first party or third party context.  For example, we may collect information about your browser type and version, operating system, user language, ISP, viewed web pages, links that are clicked, IP address, the presence or absence of “flash” plugs-ins, screen resolution, connection type, sites visited before and after visiting our Site, details about items purchased, and e-mails we send that you open, forward, or click through to our Site.

 

By collecting this information, we can better understand how you interact with our Site; give you a more personal and optimized online experience by tracking your preferences; improve our Site; fulfill contracts with our business partners; help confirm receipt of and response to our e-mails; and provide more effective customer service. 

 

Social Media Plug-In. Our Site uses what are called social plugins (“plugins”) from social networks Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.  These plugins are indicated by the social networks’ respective logos.  When you access the Site, your browser establishes a direct connection with the servers of these social networks.  The plugin content is transferred by the social network directly to your browser, which then integrates it into the Site.

 

Integration of the plugin allows the social media networks to receive the information that you have loaded onto the corresponding page of Site.  If you are logged in with Facebook, for example, it will be able to assign your visit to your account.  An exchange of this information already takes place when you visit our Site, regardless of whether you interact with the plugin or not.  If you interact with the plugins, the corresponding information is sent directly to Facebook by your browser and saved there.  You can find information how the data is used by the social networks, together with your rights and optional settings to protect your privacy on the social networks websites.

 

If you do not want social networks to gather data about you via our Site, you must log out on the social network domain before visiting Site.  To prevent information being exchanged with the social networks during your visit to our Site, you can opt out of cookies through your browser settings and other tools. 

  1. How do we share information?

TACWA Medical is committed to keeping your Personal Data confidential.  We do not sell, trade or rent to third parties your Personal Data collected on the Site, except as provided on this Privacy Policy.

 

We may share your Personal Data as required or permitted by law as follows:

We also may disclose information we collect automatically:

Access to your Personal Data is limited by need.  Only a restricted number of TACWA Medical employees, and individuals and entities with whom TACWA Medical contracts to carry out business will have access to your Personal Data for the purposes described above.

 

We do not provide your Personal Data to any third party for their own direct marketing purposes. Our third-party advertising partners may, however, may use cookies to collect information about your visit to our Site and other sites. 

 

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

  1. Your choices about how we use and disclose your information

Commercial Emails:  You may choose to opt out of receiving commercial e-mails and other educational materials from us about our products and services by following the instructions contained in any of the e-mails we send or by signing into your account and adjusting your e-mail preferences.  Please note that even if you unsubscribe from commercial e-mail messages, we may still e-mail you non-commercial e-mails for lawful purposes including, for example, to manage your any account you have with us, respond to your requests, execute agreements with you and manage your transactions on the Site.  Please allow us five (5) business days from when the request was received to complete the removal.  You may update your account preferences at any time.

 

If you wish to opt out of receiving offers directly from our third-party business partners, you can follow the instructions in the e-mails that they send you.

 

EU Users and Commercial Emails:  If you are a user based in the EU, we only send you commercial e-mails or other educational materials when we have obtained your explicit prior consent (i.e., opt in), except where we have obtained your e-mail address in the course of a sale or negotiations for a sale of a product or service and where the commercial e-mails are only marketing similar products or services. 

  1. Your rights regarding your personal data

Under applicable data protection law, you may have certain rights with respect to your Personal Data, including the following:

 

  1. What about the privacy on third-party sites?

Our Site may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by us, such as social networking sites, interactive maps that provide directions to retailers that carry our products or services, and links to retailers’ sites and e-commerce sites that sell our products or services.  The Privacy Policy does not address nor do we control or have responsibility for the policies or practices of any third parties or any third-party sites to which this Site links.  If you provide any information to such third parties, different rules regarding the collection and use of your Personal Data may apply. 

 

We strongly suggest you review such third party’s privacy policies before providing any data to them.  These other sites may send their own cookies or clear GIFs to users, collect data or solicit Personal Data.  We cannot control this collection of information.  You should contact these entities directly if you have any questions about their privacy practices.

  1. What about site security?

TACWA Medical takes appropriate steps to manage the privacy of your Personal Data and the security of the Site. We have implemented commercially reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security controls that are designed to safeguard Personal Data. Still, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, TACWA Medical cannot guarantee that your Personal Data is under absolute security with the existing security technology. If you have any questions about the security of our Site.

  1. How long do we retain personal data?

TACWA Medical retains your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required by law or to fulfill a legal obligation. In accordance with applicable law, TACWA Medical will erase your Personal Data when you withdraw your consent (where lawfulness of processing was based on your consent) and there is no other legal ground for the processing.

  1. What about children’s privacy?

TACWA Medical does not intend that any portion of its Site will be accessed or used by children under the age of 16, and such use is prohibited. Our Site is designed and intended for adults. By using the Site, you represent that you are at least 18 years old and understand that you must be at least 18 years old.