‘Horizons’ is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that it complies with its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 the Electronic Communications Directive (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and other applicable laws, rules and regulations.
This website is provided and maintained by Bamboo Medical Communications Ltd on behalf of the British Junior Cardiologists’ Association (BJCA) who are bound by the policy as set out below.
This policy applies to personal information (as defined below) collected from the Horizons online resources and communications that display a link to this policy. This policy does not apply to third-party online resources to which Horizons websites may link, where Horizons does not control the content or the privacy practices of such resources.
The term "personal information" as used throughout this policy, applies to any information or set of information that identifies or that is used by or on behalf of Horizons to identify an individual.
Information we collect from you
Horizons collects personal information and other data that you may enter into forms or data fields on our websites or online resources. Such information may include, but not be limited to, contact information (such as your name, GMC number, organisation, email address, telephone number, preferences and password). Horizons may also collect information about you that you provide by responding to our questions and surveys or through your use of online and downloadable resources that we provide.
Consistent with the purposes identified and standards set within this policy and other applicable privacy notices that have been provided, in some cases Horizons consolidates and uses personal information that individuals share with Horizons through various services and channels, such as the telephone, surveys, websites and other online resources and communications, in order to enhance the quality of services that we offer.
Information collected from public or third party sources
Horizons may collect personal information about UK health care professionals who register on our websites from public or third party information sources to verify their professional credentials and identity. In some cases, we may augment our existing user databases with information from third parties. Some of this information may be personal information, such as change of postal address information.
Information collected from your computer or other electronic device
We collect information about your computer or other electronic device when you visit our websites and use our online resources. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain name, browser type, date and time of your request and information provided by tracking technologies, such as cookies and single-pixel tags. If you use a mobile device to access our websites and online resources, we also may collect information about your device, such as your device ID and device type, as well as usage information about your device and your use of our mobile websites and other mobile resources.
Uses made of information
Horizons collects personal information online as necessary to enable individuals to register for, customise and personalise certain of Horizons’ online resources and communications. Horizons uses personal information collected online to provide products, services and features and other resources that individuals have requested; for example, educational literature and related information about pharmaceutical business, products, email programs, tools, questionnaires, and surveys. Horizons may analyse personal information collected online to identify and offer additional services and promotions that we believe you might find interesting. Horizons evaluates use of some online resources and communications with non-identifiable or aggregate information only. Horizons may also use personal information to audit its online resources for authorised access and security.
How does Horizons protect the privacy of children?
In general, Horizons websites are not directed at children and most of the online services that we offer are designed for individuals who are 18 years of age or older.