What Private Information do we collect from you?
We obtain personal information from you when you subscribe to our website. Whenever you supply any personal information we have a legal obligation towards you in the way we deal with that data. We will always handle your data in accordance with all relevant and applicable Data Protection Legislation.
It is our responsibility to collect the information fairly and to let you know how we will use it and whether we will pass the information on to anyone else. On some pages there will be specific notices to let you know why we are requesting information.
The table below lists what personal data we collect from you and the purpose for processing this data.
|Personal Identifiable Information Category||Personal Identifiable Information (PII)||Purpose for Data Processing|
|Subscription/Registration Information||This PII is used for:
|Usage Information (Google Analytics)||This PII is used for:
We may use other companies to provide services on our behalf, including answering customers’ questions about our services. We will only provide these companies with the information they need to deliver the service. We may disclose aggregate statistics about our site visitors in order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no Personal Identifiable Information (PII).
We may share your data with partners, agents or service providers to understand our visitors more effectively. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of the company, our website or our visitors and for other lawful purposes.
Do you give my information to other organisations?
As well as using Personal Identifiable Information (PII) to fulfil requests, we may offer you the opportunity to participate in surveys carried out by UK NEQAS or its agents which help our research into the types of service we offer. UK NEQAS will keep a record of information provided by you.
Is my information secure?
Data transmission over the internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result UK NEQAS will strive to protect your Personal Identifiable Information (PII), but UK NEQAS cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
UK NEQAS does employ appropriate security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. UK NEQAS also makes the best effort to ensure security when transmitting your Personal Identifiable Information (PII) between our systems and the companies who provide us with various services.
UK NEQAS endeavours to prevent online fraudulent activity taking place on our website, of which UK NEQAS has implemented additional security checks to prevent this type of activity from occurring.
Do you ever change the policies on this page, and how does this affect my rights?
As UK NEQAS will always handle your data in accordance with all relevant and applicable Data Protection Legislation, you have the right to access information held about you by UK NEQAS. You also have the right to have this information deleted or amended and you can exercise these rights at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding this privacy statement or how we collect or use your Personal Identifiable Information (PII), please email email@example.com
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK’s supervisory authority for privacy and data protection matters – for more information please visit www.ico.org.uk/concerns
The UK NEQAS name and service mark (logo) are owned by the United Kingdom National External Quality Assessment Service (UK NEQAS) registered Charitable company. Use of the name and logo is restricted to member schemes complying with the UK NEQAS Code of Practice and authorised distributors. Use of the name or logo (or closely similar derivative) by any other body or individual is strictly prohibited. The UK NEQAS Consortium asserts its ownership and copyright of all material on this website. Any individual or organisation which shares the educational and scientific aims of UK NEQAS may copy material from this website for personal use or study without restriction. However, permission must be sought from the UK NEQAS Office if any material is to be published in any form or presented at any public gathering. Permission will normally be granted if an appropriate statement of attribution is included and the material is presented intact.
As an independent, charitable, professional organisation concerned with the quality of clinical laboratory investigations, UK NEQAS is happy to co-operate and collaborate with sister organisations and societies in laboratory medicine and related fields. Links from this site may therefore be made to appropriate bodies. The UK NEQAS Office will endeavour to email the opposite number when a link is made. Any individual or organisation which shares the educational and scientific aims of UK NEQAS may place a link from their web site to this, providing the site contains no content that would bring UK NEQAS into disrepute, interfere in any way with its aims and objectives, or affect public or professional perception of its activities. Webmasters are requested to email the UK NEQAS Office when the link is made. If the linking site is considered suitable, a reciprocal link from the Links area of this site will be made. UK NEQAS can not be responsible for the content of linked sites.
Contact information is provided for the use of bona fide persons seeking information about UK NEQAS services or contributing information of relevance to its service and/or objectives. Use of contact details for any other purpose without permission will be actively opposed. Medical advice cannot be given to persons making contact through this website; please do not seek it.
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