At Claritas Health Ltd, we're committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. For the purposes of this Policy, where 'we', 'us' and 'our' is used this refers to Claritas Health Ltd.
We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you're happy with any changes. By using our website, you're agreeing to be bound by this Policy.
Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone us at 0800 270 7800
Claritas Health Ltd is a national hearing aid company have Hearing Care Professionals throughout the UK who are highly skilled and experts in all leading hearing instruments from the world’s most renowned hearing aid manufacturers. We offer simple clear advice and explanations about your hearing loss and what can be done to correct it. Our Registered Audiologists will take the time to understand your needs, the situations and environments where you have the most difficulty hearing, using our full range of evidence based clinical assessments and patient centred questionnaires.
We obtain information about you when you use our website. This includes:
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. If you purchase a product from us, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions, as explained below.
We may use your information to:
We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf. We disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure.
We will share your personal details (but not health information) with the Age UK Network comprising of the charity, its trading subsidiaries and national partners (Age Cymru, Age NI and Age Scotland). Please be reassured that the Age UK Network will not sell or rent your information to third parties and promise to keep your details safe and secure.
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from Age UK. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from them about the vital work they do for older people and their exciting products and services, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information. For further details on how your data is used and stored by Age UK: www.ageuk.org.uk/help/privacy-policy
How you can access and update your information
The accuracy of your information is important to us. We're working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at email@example.com or telephone us at 0800 524 4708 or write to us at:
103 Dalton Avenue
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (we may charge £10 for information requests) to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it's treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is encrypted and protected with the following software 128 Bit encryption on SSL. When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on the bottom of web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you're agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated on 14th March 2017.