privacy policy & GDPR

privacy policy & GDPR

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Privacy Policy

At PDS we know that you are concerned with how your personal information is dealt with.  This privacy statement sets out our current policies and demonstrates our commitment to your privacy.

As the content or services available on our website may change at any time without notice, and as privacy laws and regulations evolve, our privacy policy may change at any time.  Your continued use of our website will mean that you agree to the changes.

Cookies

This website uses Cookies.  Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disc for record keeping purposes.  Cookies can make the web more useful by storing information about your preferences on particular sites, thus enabling website owners to provide more useful features for their users.  Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies.  If you would prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies.  However, given that we may sometimes use cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of our website if you do so.

You can find out more information about cookies by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

Data Protection

Overview of how we collect and use your information

Who are we:
Pure Drug Safety Limited (PDS) is our trading name whose registered office address is 24 Autumn Park Business Centre, Dysart Road, Grantham, Lincs NG31 7EU. We are the “Data Controller” responsible for deciding how we can use your information.

What information do we collect?
The information we collect may consist of your name, job title, company name and address together with email address(s) and phone number(s). More detailed information, such as service agreements, contracts, is not used for marketing purposes. The information we collect is most likely obtained from the following:

  • from a third party (acting on behalf of your Company)
  • from sources available publicly
  • from affiliates/partners of PDS
  • directly from you

We will only collect information which coincides with the relevant regulations and law and which relates to any services you have enquired about both past and present.

How this information will be used:
Any information collected will only be used to provide you with any of our services that have been requested by you – such as:

  • confirmation of your identity to include your address and company details
  • to ascertain how you will utilise our services
  • to comply with relevant regulations
  • to execute your instructions
  • to offer you other services which we believe will be to your benefit
  • to inform you of any changes to company and/or related information

Who we share your information with:
We only share your information with partner organisations when it is required to fulfil a service contract (we would always have a Non-Disclosure Agreement in place) with regulators, authorities, affiliates and partner companies.

How long do we store your information:
The information you supply will only be kept for as long as it is needed whilst you have a contractual relationship with us. Once any agreements are terminated, the information may be required for any queries or complaints and will only be used when it is covered by a Non-Disclosure Agreement with the current appropriate level of protection in place.

What rights do you have:
The rights relating to your information and how it is used are as follows:

  • Access to your personal data and details on how it is used
  • You can request that your personal data is removed/deleted – please email to us at info@puredrugsafety.com quoting GDPR Policy
  • Information on how it is intended to use your personal data which will require your consent (we cannot assume consent is automatically granted) **
  • The right to rectify/amend any personal data if deemed inaccurate/incomplete
  • Restrictions on how your data is stored/processed
  • Objections to how your data is used (subject to the particular situation)
  • Automated decision making – GDPR provides security against any potentially damaging decision making being taken without consent

** We have set out our data intentions on our website by supplying an opt-in function – please visit our contacts page

GDPR

Third Party Websites
Where there are links from this website or other electronic materials published by PDS (eg our newsletter) to third party websites of which PDS has no control over, PDS accepts no responsibility or liability for any practices on third party websites.  You should review the privacy policies of these third party websites to satisfy yourself of their terms and how they govern the use of any personal information you may submit or are collected by cookies.

Processing your information
PDS processes personal data in a lawful and appropriate manner using all reasonable security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosures, modification or unauthorised destruction of the data.  Should you choose to provide personal information through filling out a web form, or by emailing us or subscribing to our mailing list, this information will not be disclosed to any third parties unless specifically required by law or with your express consent.

Data processing is carried out in accordance with PDS’s standard operating procedures and other IT enabled tools.  If data is required to be accessed this will be undertaken under strict confidentiality agreements and using appropriate security measures

Keeping your data secure
In order to protect the information that it collects, PDS maintains reasonable levels of physical, electronic and company/managerial security procedures.  Transmission of data over the Internet is never totally secure and whilst PDS takes all reasonable steps to protect your personal information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and, therefore, you do so at your own risk.  PDS uses MailChimp to collect and manage email and newsletter subscriptions.

Data retention
Data is retained only for the time necessary for the purpose intended or to provide the service requested by you, or for a period required by law.  You may contact us at any time if you wish to revise, suspend or request erasure of your personal information by making a request using the email address below.

Queries

If you have any queries regarding privacy issues or GDPR, then please e-mail us on info@puredrugsafety.com