Medis and your privacy
Medis respects the privacy of visitors to our Site. We are committed to protecting information relating to identifiable individuals ("personal data") that is supplied to us in connection with the Site.
Our Site may include links to other websites over which we have no control. Medis is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites. We may also link to other websites operated by Medis or Medis’ affiliated companies which operate under separate privacy policies. If you access these websites via our Site, you should review the privacy policies of those sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.
Information we collect
We may collect personal data about you when you use our Site. In most cases, you will provide this information yourself by choosing to send your details to us. Depending on the services you use we may collect the following information from you when you visit our site:
- e-mail address;
- birth date;
- contact telephone number;
- employment information;
- IP address
- Device ID
- Information that is relevant to a position you are interested in applying for
In addition, Medis may automatically collect information about the website that you visited before you came to our Site and any website you visit after leaving our Site. Medis also collects information on the parts of the Site you visit, the type of browser you use and the times you access the Site. However, this information is aggregated and is not used to identify you.
How we use and share your information
We process the personal data we collect to allow us to:
- analyse the use of our Site
- respond to your queries or other correspondence
- provide you with products or services you may request
- meet legal, regulatory and compliance requirements
- investigate any complaints about the Site
- administer the Site and provide customer services.
We may use aggregated information so we can administer and improve the Site, analyse trends and gather broad demographic information. Medis may pass this aggregated information to third parties.
Any information you send us in support of an application for employment will be used for recruitment purposes; if your application is successful, relevant information will be used by us to facilitate or sustain the employment relationship.
Medis employs the services of third parties to help us with certain activities including site hosting, maintenance, communications, analytics and recruitment. In some cases, these third parties may receive your information. However, Medis will, at all times, control and be responsible for the use of your information.
Cookies and related tracking technologies
Medis uses the following categories of cookies on the Site:
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for (such as remembering your login details) cannot be provided.
Category 2: Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information on how people use the Site. For example, Medis uses these cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at the Site, browse or use the Site and highlight areas where we can improve areas such as navigation, user experience and marketing campaigns. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Site works.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These cookies remember choices you make (such as language choices). These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate to your selections and to make your visits to the Site more tailored. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Category 4: Targeting Cookies
These cookies record a user's visit to the Site, the individual pages visited and the links followed. This collection of browsing habits is used to deliver more relevant adverts to users
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.
Information on deleting or controlling cookies is also available at www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies (or disabling future cookies) you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the Site.
Use of Web Beacons
Some pages of our Site and e-mails we may send may contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes known as clear gifs) that allow us to count users who have visited these pages or read our e-mails. Web beacons collect only limited information which include a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides. These beacons do not carry any personal data and are only used to track the effectiveness of a particular campaign.
How we store your information and your rights
We retain all the information we gather about you until you ask us to change or remove your personal data or for as long as is permitted by applicable law.
You may review, correct, update or change your personal data at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your right to such access or to the correction of your data may be limited by applicable law.
If you opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from Medis, our affiliates or third parties at the time you registered on the Site but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by contacting us at email@example.com.
Medis takes measures to secure your personal data from accidental loss and from unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. Additionally, we take further information security measures including access controls, stringent physical security and robust information collection, storage & processing practices. However, the internet is an open system and Medis cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
Medis operates internationally and may transfer some of your information to countries outside your own country and outside the European Economic Area. Some of these countries may not have equivalent data protection legislation. By submitting your information to this Site, you consent to such transfers taking place. When transferring your information across national boundaries Medis will comply with applicable privacy law and use reasonable endeavours to ensure that your information will remain adequately protected..
If you have any questions about this policy or your personal information, please contact us by e-mail at medis.@medis.is.
Effective: June 2016