At Compare Biomarket®, we prioritize your privacy. This policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal data in accordance with GDPR and the UK's Data Protection Act 2018. You consent to the practices stipulated in this policy by using our website.
1.1 Directly Provided Data: When using our website, you might give us details like your name, email, or other. We need basic information to communicate with you and deliver our services.
1.2 Automatically Collected Data: We note data like your IP address, browser type, and pages visited. This helps enhance your user experience and our site's functionality.
2.1 Definition: Cookies are tiny data pieces stored on your device which affect your browsing experience.
2.2 Usage: Cookies help us understand user behaviour so we can improve our site. They offer insights into how you interact with our website, helping us refine it.
2.3 Choices: You can choose to decline cookies, but it might affect site functionality.
Use and Processing of Your Data
We use the data gathered to:
3.1 Enhance our services.
3.2 Address queries.
3.3 Send communications, including promotions. Your data aids us in better serving you and improving our offerings.
Data Sharing and Disclosure
Only de-identified data will be shared with:
4.1 Affiliated Entities: Partners and third-party sites might have different policies. Sometimes, collaborating helps us serve you better.
4.2 Third-party Service Providers: Entities processing data on our behalf and adhering to privacy standards.
Some external entities help us process data more efficiently.
4.3 Legal Mandates: We might share data when legally required. To comply with laws and protect all parties.
Data Storage, Security, and Retention
5.1 Security Measures: We use robust mechanisms to guard your data against unauthorized access. Your data's safety is paramount to us.
5.2 Data Retention: We store your data as long as needed to serve you and comply with our legal obligations.
We only keep data for a short while, only as long as necessary.
Your Data Rights & Control
Under GDPR and the UK's Data Protection Act 2018, you can:
6.1 Access & Rectify: View or modify your data.
6.2 Object & Restrict: Limit how we use your data or ask for a copy.
6.3 Consent Withdrawal: You can take back permissions anytime. It's your data; you have control over it.
7.1 We may use third-party services for analytics or advertising. These parties respect privacy laws but operate under their own policies.
Special Audience Considerations
8.1 We recognize the sensitivity of specific data, especially pertaining to clinical research participants or individuals from jurisdictions with stringent data protection requirements. We enact specific measures to ensure the utmost care and confidentiality for data related to these individuals. Some user groups, such as clinical research participants, have data that is more sensitive due to the nature of their involvement, or because of regional regulations, warranting added safeguards. Please review our ETHICS POLICY here.
Updates and Contact
9.1 Updates: We might change this policy occasionally to stay compliant. As the digital landscape evolves, so does our policy.
Data Protection Officer, 4F Silverstream House, 45 Fitzroy Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 6EB, United kingdom