This information explains how iMEDicare uses any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy. We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will not share your information with others without your prior consent.
The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. Your data is secured by use of appropriate procedures and technologies. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission, or we are legally permitted to do so.
The iMEDicare website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for iMEDicare.
iMEDicare will not (and will not allow any third party) to use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Further information about cookies
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is an industry body that develops standard and guidelines to support online business processes. Law firm Pinsent Masons maintains the pages of aboutcookies.org, which has answers to some frequently asked questions. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your browser. The IAB site tells you how to remove cookies from your browser.
Submitting personal information
Currently, website customers provide information in order to use our services such as purchases, competitions, promotional offers and feedback queries.
When you supply any personal information to iMEDicare we have legal obligations towards you in the way we process and handle that data. We must collect the information fairly; we must let you know how we will use it; and we must tell you in advance if we decide to pass the information on to anyone else. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Direct Marketing & user surveys
From time to time we may send you details of iMEDicare promotions that may be of interest to you. We may also offer you the opportunity to participate in surveys carried out by iMEDicare that help our research into the types of service we offer. iMEDicare will keep a record of information provided by you. Please note that any information you provide to iMEDicare will only be used within iMEDicare. It will never be supplied to third parties without first obtaining your consent unless we are obliged by law to disclose information. When we communicate with you, we will give you the opportunity to opt out.
Use of Personal Information
In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this Privacy Statement, iMEDicare may use your Personal Information to: send information to you which we think may be of interest to you; keep you posted on iMEDicare's latest product announcements, update you on offers and upcoming events by post, email or other means; help us to improve your browsing experience by personalising the Website; send you marketing communications relating to iMEDicare’s business; complete internal purposes such as auditing, administrative tasks, data analysis and research to improve iMEDicare’s products, services and customer communications; send you important notices, such as communications about your purchases and changes to our terms and conditions and policies; check your financial qualifications and collect payment from you when you provide debit card, credit card or PayPal information; conduct a credit and fraud prevention check with a credit reference agency, if you apply for our Hire Purchase or Installment Option; set-up and administer your account; provide customer services and respond to and resolve any enquiries or complaints; conduct analysis for traffic and billing management; support product development; contact you for market research purposes; conduct customer satisfaction surveys; personalise your experience on our Website; provide and conduct competitions and similar offers; and transfer and access from around the world including the United States; use your information to administer your entry to any contest, offer, lottery, sweepstake, or similar promotion we may offer.
We may also target our banners and ads to you when you are on other websites, apps and social media. We do this using a range of technologies such as ad tags, cookies, mobile identifiers, as well as specific services offered by some sites and social networks, such as but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
Links to other sites
In addition, links from this website exist for convenience and information and iMEDicare accepts no responsibility or liability for the products, services or information contained on any such site. The existence of a link to another website does not imply or express endorsement of its provider, product or services by iMEDicare.