Updated to include New GDPR requirements:
What information is collected about me?
Only the minimum information about you is collected when you sign up or when you place an order for online products. The information held is secure in our account and isnât passed on to any third party. Website usage information is collected using cookies which is agreed upon when you visit our site for the first time.
You can ask us for any information we hold about you. All enquiries should be addressed to: Norton Podiatry 33 Lichfield Street Walsall WS1 1TJ
How long do you keep information for?
We keep paper medical records for 7 years from your last appointment and 7 years from the date a child reaches their 16th birthday. This is required by Law. We keep records on our computer system securely until you inform us you wish for them to be deleted (after the required 7 years for adults and 7 years after a child reaches their 16th birthday)
How is the information about me used?
Information gained on the website is used to process an order or payment, to respond to enquiries and to send you information you have requested. Your information is never shared with anyone else.
If you have consented to receive information from us by putting your details on a webform and you no longer wish to receive information from us, you may opt out at any time by following the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the information email. If you have unsubscribed and you are still receiving mail from us it may be that you have subscribed for another product or service using a different email. We do not reinstate your status once you have unsubscribed and you will be deleted from our lists after 3 months.
Access to and deletion of my information
You have the right to request a copy of the information that is held about you and to make corrections to that data. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact us.
You also have the right to request that we delete any or all of the data we have related to you. However, for financial reasons if you have been invoiced we are legally bound to keep this information for a minimum of 6 years.
This website is owned and operated by Norton Podiatry
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
(2) What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of our websites (which may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, referral source, entry page, exit page, length of visit, number of page views, route taken through our website, and similar information);
(b) information relating to any enquiries you make concerning our services or products or purchases you make of our services or products (which may include your name, address, email address, telephone number, company name, role/position, payment details and details of the proposed use or uses of the services or products);
(c) information relating to or supplied to us in connection with any legal services we may provide to you;
(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with our website blogs (your name and email address);
(e) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (your name, email address and areas of interest); and
(f) any other information that you choose to send to us.
(3) Using your personal data We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d) send to you products,
(e) send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;
(f) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(g) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(h) send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law; [Note we are a British based company subject to the terms of the Data Protection Act and any EU laws in force at this time.
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and (d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
We use session cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking Tools, Internet Options, Privacy, and selecting Block All Cookies using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
(6) Your rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes (by email or otherwise) at any time. (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.)
(7) Security of your personal data We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or
alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
(9) Policy amendments
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Access To This Site
You agree to use this site only for the lawful purposes described in more detail in the "Restrictions on Useâ section below. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the site, render the site inaccessible to others or otherwise cause damage to the site or the Content. You agree not to add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify the Content, or to attempt to access any Content that is not intended for you. You agree not to use the Site in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties. To access this site or some of the resources it has to offer, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of this site that all the information you provide on this site will be correct, current, and complete. If our Company believes the information you provide is not correct, current, or complete, we have the right to refuse you access to this site or any of its resources, and to terminate or suspend your access at any time, without notice.
Restrictions On Use
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This site may be hyper-linked to other sites which are not maintained by, or related to, our Company. The inclusion of any hyper-link to a third-party site does not imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by our Company of that site. Hyper-links to such sites are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by or affiliated with this site or our Company. Our Company has not reviewed any or all of such sites and is not responsible for the content of
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By making a Submission, you are guaranteeing to us that you have the legal right to post the content in the Submission and that it will not violate any law or the rights of any person or entity.
Protecting the online privacy of children is especially important to us, and those under the age of 13 are protected by federal law. For that reason, our Company does not knowingly permit children under the age of 16 to become registered members of our sites, or to buy goods and services on our sites, without verifiable parental consent. Our Company does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information about children under 13, except with their parentâs express consent. If we ever include children under the age of 16 as part of our intended site audience, those specific web pages will, in accordance with the provisions of the Childrenâs Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), be clearly identified and provide an explicit privacy notice; and we will provide processes to obtain parental approval, provide access to information and allow parents to request removal of their childrenâs personal information.
You understand that our Company cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the Internet will be free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that may manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to this site for the reconstruction of any lost data. Our Company does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet.
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THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, OR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS ISâ AND "AS AVAILABLEâ BASIS.
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COMPANY, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS,
CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS WILL NOT
BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS, TO ANY PARTY (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR
OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE GREATER OF $100 OR THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID TO
COMPANY FOR THE APPLICABLE CONTENT, PRODUCT OR SERVICE OUT OF WHICH
You agree that the Indemnified Parties will have no liability in connection with any such breach or unauthorised use, and you agree to indemnify any and all resulting loss, damages, judgments, awards, costs, expenses, and attorneyâs fees of the Indemnified Parties in connection therewith. You will also indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the information accessed from this site.
Information You Provide
You may not post, send, submit, publish, or transmit in connection with this site any material that:
* you do not have the right to post, including proprietary material of any third party;
* advocates illegal activity or discusses an intent to commit an illegal act;
* is vulgar, obscene, pornographic, or indecent;
* does not pertain directly to this site;
* threatens or abuses others, libels, defames, invades privacy, stalks, is obscene, pornographic, racist, abusive, harassing, threatening or offensive;
* seeks to exploit or harm children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise;
* infringes any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person, including violating anyoneÊ¼s copyrights or trademarks or their rights of publicity;
* violates any law or may be considered to violate any law;
* impersonates or misrepresents your connection to any other entity or person or otherwise manipulates headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of the content;
* advertises any commercial endeavour (e.g., offering for sale products or services) or otherwise engages in any commercial activity (e.g., conducting raffles or contests, displaying sponsorship banners, and/or soliciting goods or services) except as may be specifically authorised on this site;
* solicits funds, advertisers or sponsors;
* includes programs which contain viruses, worms and/or Trojan horses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications;
* disrupts the normal flow of dialogue, causes a screen to scroll faster than other users are able to type, or otherwise act in a way which affects the ability of other people to engage in real time activities via this site;
* includes MP3 format files;
* amounts to a âpyramidâ or similar scheme;
* disobeys any policy or regulations established from time to time regarding use of this site or any networks connected to this site; or
Any passwords used for this site are for individual use only. You will be responsible for the security of your password (if any). Company will be entitled to monitor your password and, at its discretion, require you to change it. If you use a password that Company considers insecure, Company will be entitled to require the password to be changed and/or terminate your account.
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