Privacy Policy

 Privacy Policy

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IMPORTANT NOTE
Your privacy and the protection of your private data are of key importance to us. We will never share them with any third party. Nevertheless, in order to use any of our sites you must be a healthcare professional. If you are not falling into this category the access of our site is prohibited.

Related sites of importance to this topic are: 

Your use of this site constitutes your agreement and acceptance without modification of the notices, terms and conditions set forth herein. In addition as a condition of your use of this Site, you represent and warrant the Proprietor that you will not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful, immoral or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices.

MindByte Communications Ltd., 9 Vassili Michaelides, 3026 Limassol, Cyprus  ("MB") has three main website portals with several sub-sties. They are HealthManagement.org, ICU-Management.org and MindByte.eu. Her we collect and use personal data as part of our business activities

  • on HealthManagement.org,
  • on ICU-Management.org
  • on HealthManagement.ae
  • on ICU-Management.ae
  • on MailChimp.com
  • on websites and apps that use the MindByte system as an authorization procedure ("single sign-on")
  • on websites and apps that advertise the Mindbyte communications websites
  • in emails sent by us
  • in other interactions with MindByte communications (telephone, fax, trade shows, congresses etc.)

which are necessary for the use of the services and information offered by MB ("Services. 

The protection of these data is ensured in compliance with the data protection regulations, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You give your consent to the collection, storage and use of your personal information for the purposes set forth in this statement by

- subscribing to our website or to our newsletters on all different channels or

- by using any of our sites

- or following one of our social media accounts. 

If a form of data collection or processing is not covered by this privacy policy, we will ask for a separate consent. You can view and change the data you provide in your user account at any time as well as unsubscribe. Any consent given by you may be withdrawn at any time with effect for the future.


Responsible legal entity 

Responsible in terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and other regulations and laws with data protection character is:

MindByte Communications Ltd

9, Vassili Michaelides

3026 Limassol

Cyprus

Tel: +357 25 822 133

E-Mail: [email protected]

The legal representative of MindByte Communications Ltd is its CEO and Member of the Board, Christian Marolt.


Data protection officer

Data protection is of utmost importance to us. Hence our data protection officer is:

Christian Marolt

MindByte Communications Ltd

9, Vassili Michaelides

3026 Limassol

Cyprus

Tel: +357 96 87 0000

E-Mail: [email protected]

If you have any questions about privacy, data protection and terms please contact the data officer directly.


Your use of this Site constitutes your agreement and acceptance without modification of the notices, terms and conditions set forth herein. In addition as a condition of your use of this Site, you represent and warrant the Proprietor that you will not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful, immoral or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices.
  

Collection of your data

As part of your registration for any or our websites and during your usage of them personal data will be collected or updated. We perform data collection performance either:

  • by entering data into form fields or by 
  • by sending us information by e-mail or post (both ways are called "Active Data Collection")
  • by logging your activities and action when you use any of our services  ("passive data collection")

Regardless, MB follows the principle of data minimisation. We only collect information that is necessary to fulfill the contract or agreement between you and MB or if is relevant for an optimal user experience.

What data do you provide?

Basic personal data

When registering, we will collect the personal information we need to set up your account and to provide our services you have requested from us. 

These are at least your email address, your area of interest (channel) and country. Furthermore, we ask your given name, surname, job title and company. 

In case that you request as well our print products sent by post, then we ask your as well for your street, company, postal code, town and country. In order to log into our system you have to provide as well a self-chosen password. This data is assigned to an individual user ID which you have generated. Your password will be saved via a one-way hash function and we have no possibility to access it. This means it can not be recovered or read by anyone, including MB. This data processing is based on art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter b) GDPR.

You can also use MB sites without signing up, but you will not have a user profile, can not access our short-url system, can not download pdf files, can not post comments or upload files, and will not receive personalized information.

Photograph 

To enhance your profile with us, you can upload a photo to your profile. This photo will be publicly displayed in your profile. The data processing is based on your consent given by uploading your profile picture in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter a) GDPR.

Extended personal data

As part of your usage of MB sites, we kindly ask you from time to time to provide further information after you finished your registration, e.g. which professional interests you have, what special interests you may have, if and how you would like to be contacted by eMail or if you would like to participate in market research studies. This extended personal data will be added to your user profile "non-publicly". You may delete, amend, publish or update this data at any time, depending on how much information you want to share with MB  and other MB  users. The processing of data is based on your personal consent in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter a) of the GDPR.


Posts and Files

When using MB sites, you can post comments, write blogs, create author profiles, and upload various files (such as pictures, lectures, awards, videos). These posts and files are linked to your user profile. By saving your posts and/or uploading files, you agree to publish this information under your chosen authorship and privacy preference. 

In addition, some of these activities will appear on our public profile. The data processing is based on your consent by using the respective functions according to art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter a) GDPR. As part of the provision of our services requested by you, the data processing is also necessary for the execution of the contract and is based in this respect on art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter b) GDPR. Since MB sites can neither verify the nature nor the content of the files during the upload process, you have to ensure that the posts or files contain no personal information that violates your rights, exposes your gender, religion or other possibly sensitive information or the rights of third parties.

Communication data

We record information about your MB sites emails preferences and and what kind of emails you want to receive. When you communicate with MB sites via emai, we store the content of the communication and any information you choose to provide. Without the storage of this communication data, MB sites can not perform our basic service. The data processing takes place in order to provide and carry out the respective communication process or in the case of your request to the customer service for answering this request and is therefore based on art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter b) GDPR.

Market research data

When you participate in a market research study on MB sites, we will store the answers you provided in the questionnaire. If necessary, further personal data (i.e. the size and location of your practice) may also be collected. Participation in market research studies is voluntary. Before your participation, you will be asked separately for your consent to store your answers. 

In this respect, the processing of data is based on your consent in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter a) GDPR. The data collected in the context of market research is not stored in your user profile. If you take part in a survey via chat, we save the chat history. Regardless of agreeing to this privacy policy, we will separately request your consent to the recording of this information prior to participation. Also in this respect, the data processing is based on your consent in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter a) GDPR.

Employer approval

If you want take part in a market research study in an official function of your employments, then MB sites needs the written approval of your employer. You can send us the approval by e-mail or by post. It will be stored non-publicly with your user record as long as required by legal stipulations. The data processing is based on the legal obligation to store the evidence that such an authorization existed in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter c) and f) GDPR.

Subscriptions 

If you would like to proceed with a print subscription or any other paid for service, we ask for your practice or company name, your billing address, your shipping address and your form of payment. This information is necessary for the fulfillment of the eCommerce transaction between MB sites and you. It will be stored for the period determined by general legal requirements. Without this data, no eCommerce agreement between you and DocCheck can come into effect. The data processing is thus based on art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter b) GDPR.

Job application data

You have the opportunity to use MB sites for job applications and to create a public candidate profile. You determine the type and extent of the data provided in the candidate profile yourself. Potential employers can be informed about the profile you have published. The data processing is based on your consent through the use of the application according to art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter a) GDPR.

What data that is collected automatically?

Usage data

We collect information about your interaction with the MB sites website when you are logged in. This is visited pages or downloads, your search queries, the channels you subscribe to, your participation in market research and other activities on the MB sites platform. 

These data are mostly pseudonymised and are not visible to third parties. Above all, your usage data serves to continuously improve the individual information offered by us. In addition, usage data is statistically evaluated in order to optimize the services and the user interface of MB sites. Your usage data will also be collected to increase privacy and data security in our organization to ensure the best possible level of protection for the personal information we process. The processing of your data takes place in this respect in our legitimate interest and is based on art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR.

Technical data

We have as well  integrated iframes of some third-party providers into its web pages (e.g. Tawk.to, Instagram, Youtube, etc.). These iframes will collect

  • your IP address,
  • the access date and the access time,
  • the website from which the access is made (referrer URL),
  • information about used hardware and software (e.g., browser features),
  • device information (e.g., screen resolution)

This data is not used to draw conclusions about you or your behaviour, but to ensure the correct presentation of the web page or iframe. Processing in this respect is in our legitimate interest and is based on art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR.

E-mail data

MB sites stores information related to the distribution of e-mails. This includes the type of e-mail, its date of delivery, the information if the e-mail was opened and events that may have taken place in the e-mail (e.g. clicking on a button). These data are aggregated and processed as anonymized statistics. The statistics are used by either MB sites or third parties in order to analyze general user behavior regarding e-mail delivery. Furthermore, we register when you opt-in or opt-out of the various types of MB sites e-mail and what stories you click.

The data processing ensures the technical functionality of our services and the prevention of any violation of our terms of use. It proves, that you agreed to receive e-mails. It takes place in our legitimate interest in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR. 

Chat data

As part of the user support via chat on the MB sites, Tawk.to stores conversations between users and support staff. The chat data is not assigned to an individual MB sites user. Unless you don't transmit personal data within the conversation on your own initiative (for example, e-mail address), you remain anonymous. The processing of the chat data takes place for the execution of the contract and is based on art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter b) GDPR.

Credit Card Data

In connection with payment transactions on the MB sites, we will revert you to PayPal which stores the payment instrument used, date and time of the transaction, payment amount, expiry date of the payment instrument and other transaction details. This information is necessary in order to adequately fulfill the contract between you and MB sites and to enable us to provide you with the requested services and is based on art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter b) GDPR.

Cookies 

We use cookies and similar technologies such as web beacons. Please have a look at our Cookie Policy.

Their use is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract between you and MB sites in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter b) GDPR or lies in our legitimate interest in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR or is based on your consent in regard to art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter a) of the GDPR. Further details about the usage and technical background of cookies used on our web site can be found in our cookie disclaimer. You can disable the use of cookies in your browser settings. Deactivation can lead to functional restrictions or to a malfunction of the MB sites website.

 
Usage Profile / Tracking
Technology from Google Analytics is used on this website to collect and store data in anonymized form for information and optimization purposes. This data is used to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used as an aid to collect and save data solely in anonymized form.
 
Data Security
All personal data are transmitted solely in encrypted form. The identity of the server is defined and it is protected from unauthorized access by third parties. Effective algorithms check whether the data have reached the correct recipient completely and unchanged.
 
Any Questions
If you have any questions in respect to the site, the data security or any other issue concerning the Terms please contact us at any time.
 
MindByte Communications Ltd
166, Ageas Phylaxeous
Sofia Tower
CY-3083 Limassol
Cyprus
Phone: 00357 25 822 133
Fax: 0032 2 2868508
Email: [email protected]


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