Privacy Policy

Introduction

The Medical Networks privacy policy will set out how we use information relating to our clients ("You" and "Your") and suppliers and applies to all data use by The Medical Network (“TMN”). Our privacy policy forms part of our terms & conditions for using our website. These can be found on our website under ‘Terms & conditions’.

Summary

  • TMN will only send you marketing communications with your prior consent.
  • TMN process data in accordance with the Date Protection Act 1998.
  • TMN will comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect on 25th May 2018.
  • TMN uses information about you, including information from cookies, to help us operate our website and for marketing purposes.
  • TMN won’t supply your data to any third party. We will only share your information with our approved suppliers at the time of booking.
  • This privacy policy may change from time to time.

1. About Us

1.1 themedicalnetwork.co.uk is an online comparison site for event medical cover and medical training courses . Allowing individuals/companies to easily compare prices.

2. What data do we collect from you and how might we use it?

2.1 TMN may ask you, or you might submit, personal/non-personal information to use when you use our website. This might include:

  • Your name and address.
  • Your phone number.
  • Your email address.
  • Your username and password.
  • Any content you submit to the website, such as event or training course details, messages you send to admin (TMN) or our suppliers, reviews or marketing preferences.

2.2 TMN may use this data for the following reasons:

  • Name, address, username and password: to register and create you an account on our website.
  • E-mail address: to contact you regarding you submitted events/training courses, if direct contact is needed off the website to discuss a matter, to offer you additional services.
  • Phone number: Any matter that might arise that needs your urgent attention, to confirm a booking if we haven’t received email confirmation.
  • Your content: Any content that you share with TMN website will only be seen by admin accounts, approved suppliers and yourself. No personal details will be shared with approved suppliers until a booking has been confirmed. At this point, your name, email address and phone number may be sent to finalise the booking between you and the supplier. No data will be sent to third parties.

2.3 Data submitted to the website may also be used for:

  • Allow your use of the website and services.
  • Provide you with an unto date, efficient and reliable service.
  • Help to run and improve the website.

2.4 If you get in get in contact with us we may keep records of what you have communicated. This is to insure we have a record for future reference.

3. Cookies and website usage analysis.

3.1 TMN website uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are small computer files which TMN website may store in your internet browser, this enables your internet browser and TMN website to communicate with each other. The main function is to see how the website is being used.

3.2 We use our cookies in order to:

3.2.1 Learn how our website is being used and which types of individuals are using it.
3.2.2 Recognises you when you return to our website
3.2.3 Help optimise the website and improve our services and delivery of our services.
3.2.4 Allows the our website to remember your preferences.

3.3 Some of our cookies will be deleted once you close your internet browser but others will remain on your internet browser until you delete them.

3.4 Some information we receive from our cookies may be stored by Google as part of our Google Analytics

3.5 If you do not wish for us to use cookies when you use our website, please adjust your internet browser settings to decline cookies. Please note, if you choose to decline cookies, some parts of our website may not work properly. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies as described above.

Name Type Description
PHPSESSID Necessary This cookie is essential for our website to function and for your online experience.
This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
Cloudflare
__cfduid
Functional This is a third party cookie and is used to serve static resources from the closet CDN (Content Delivery Network)
Google Analytics
_ga, _gat, _gid, track_ga
Tracking Used to see how our website is being used and which pages are popular
worker Functional Used for WebSockets so can you comments as soon as they happen
user_rememberme Functional Used to remember if you want to remain logged in, even after your session expires.
cookie_accepted Necessary This is your cookie preference. This is will need to be stored even if you reject cookies

4. Marketing

4.1 By signing up to our website you will automatically be added to our mailing list. Please note this is a ‘double opt-in’ and you will receive an email of acceptance. If you do not wish to be added to our mailing list please opt-out via this email.

4.2 If you opt-in, we might send you emails about:

4.2.1 Any future products or services we add to the website.
4.2.2 Asking you about any future events or training courses you might need quotes for.
4.2.3 Feedback on our website and services.
4.2.4 Any information that might be relevant to your enquiries.
4.2.5 To update you about any changes to our Privacy Policy or Terms and Conditions.

5. Data Sharing.

5.1 The data that you submit to our website, along with any content, will only be shared at TMN and no third parties.

5.2 Any content that you share following submission of a event or training course will only be shared between you, TMN and the relevant supplier(s).

5.3 Please note, your personal data may be disclosed, if we are obliged to do so to comply with law, regulations or a court order; if it is necessary to enforce any of our terms and conditions or any other agreement.

5.4 If you feel we have information that you would not like us to share, please contact us.

6. Management of data.

6.1 Our data use will be in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2009.

6.2 By submitting information to our website you agree to our use of this information that is set out in this privacy policy.

6.3 We will do our best to protect information about you but we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our website. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received information about you, we will use strict procedures and security features to try and prevent unauthorised access.

7. Data retention.

7.1 TMN will only hold data about you for as long as necessary. If you delete your account, we will assure you that all your information and content has been securely deleted.

8. Contact Us.

8.1 Any questions, comments or enquiries you might have about our Privacy policy should be sent to us. We will do our best to reply within 72 hours.