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In the event that you submit any material for inclusion on this Site (including without limitation, personal information, know-how, comments, ideas, questions, techniques, abstracts or similar), you agree (i) that such material will not be deemed to be confidential (ii) that such material will not be deemed to be proprietary and (iii) to grant to BTG an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, disclose, copy, modify, adapt, publicly display and translate all or any of such material for any purpose whatsoever without restriction. We reserve the right, in our absolute discretion, to remove or delete, without notice, any material you submit for inclusion on this Site. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
You can visit our Site and view most of the content anonymously; however, like many websites, we may collect the following personal information from you both by asking specific questions on the Site and by permitting you to communicate directly with BTG: (i) your name; (ii) email address; (iii) phone number; and (iv) any other information volunteered by you. We may hold your personal information in physical and electronic form and will hold, use and otherwise process the data in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.
In addition, as you navigate through the Site, certain information can be passively collected using various technologies. Like most website operators, we track IP addresses, use both session and persistent cookies, and assign internet tags. We may also collect personal data from third party sources, including publicly accessible data bases, marketing partners, social media platforms and information we collect when we monitor other websites.
If you are a healthcare professional, we may collect additional personal information about you either through your use of the Site or in relation to other interactions that you have with BTG, including:
If you are prescribed and/or administered one of our products, we may be notified by you or by someone acting on your behalf either directly or via one of our websites that an adverse event may have occurred. BTG takes the steps required by applicable regulations that may include attempts to and collection of personal identifiable information and treatment information related to your experience with a BTG product. When notified of a potential adverse event, the associated information is collected and used exclusively for the purposes required by applicable law and regulations.
Our processing of your personal data is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by us, namely: (i) to keep our clients and suppliers informed about our business services; (ii) to evaluate, develop and improve our products and website; (iii) to respond appropriately to queries received about our business and products; (iv) to prevent fraud; (v) to protect our business interests; and (vi) to ensure complaints are investigated.
We may also process your personal data because it is necessary for a contract that you are a party to or are negotiating.
It may be necessary to process your personal data to comply with a legal obligation.
We may also use your personal data for purposes that are compatible with the purposes we have described to you including archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific research or statistical purposes, if permitted by data protection laws.
Information about you in our possession may be transferred to other countries (for the avoidance of doubt, if your residence is within the European Economic Area (EEA), this may include countries outside the EEA). You understand and accept that these countries may have differing (and potentially less stringent) laws relating to the degree of confidentiality afforded to the information it holds and that such information can become subject to the laws and disclosure requirements of such countries.
Where cross-border data transfer requirements exist (e.g. EEA), BTG and any third parties working on our behalf will comply with applicable legal and/or regulatory requirements. We or they may also require the recipient to subscribe to international frameworks intended to enable secure data sharing. In the case of transfers by us, we may also transfer your information where:(i) the transfer is to a country deemed to provide adequate protection of your information by the European Commission; or (ii) where you have consented to the transfer.
Any request for access to or a copy of your personal data must be in writing and we will endeavor to respond within a reasonable period and in any event within one month in compliance with applicable data protection legislation.
When you are asked to provide your personal data to us, you have the option to decline. However, if you choose not to provide such data or, if you initially consent to processing but later withdraw your consent, BTG may not be able to provide the services you have requested.
We will only keep the information we collect about you on our systems or with third parties for as long as required for the purposes set out above or as required to comply with any legal obligations to which we are subject. We will delete, destroy or anonymise data that is no longer needed for the purposes.
We do not carry out automated decision-making or profiling in relation to your personal data.
This Site is not directed at children under 16, and we do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 16. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 16, we will make reasonable efforts to delete such information from our records.
We take appropriate steps to protect your personally identifiable information as you transmit your information from your computer to our Site or otherwise provide us with your information and to protect such information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free.
This website uses "cookies", which are small text files that are stored on a user's computer for tracking and record-keeping purposes. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Site visitors who want to turn off these cookies can do so by changing their web browser settings. Please see www.allaboutcookies.org for more information about blocking cookies on your particular web browser.
If you choose to block cookies, this website may not function in the way it was intended.
We use the following cookies throughout the Site:
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Cookie __utmz monitors the HTTP Referrer and notes where a visitor arrived from, with the referrer siloed into type (Search engine (organic or cpc), direct, social and unaccounted). From the HTTP Referrer the __utmz Cookie also registers, what keyword generated the visit plus geolocation data. This cookie lasts six months. In tracking terms this Cookie is perhaps the most important as it will tell you about your traffic and help with conversion information such as what source / medium / keyword to attribute for a Goal Conversion.
This Site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.
Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the Site and compile reports for us on activity on the Site to help us understand how visitors engage with the Site and track visitor interactions. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and without identifying individual visitors.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google Analytics uses its own cookies to store information, such as what time the visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the Site before, and what Site referred the visitor to the web page. To disable this type of cookie, some browsers will indicate when a cookie is being sent and allow you to decline cookies on a case-by-case basis. In addition to declining cookies, you can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on in your browser, which prevents Google Analytics from collecting information about your Site visits.
Learn more about the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on and other Google Analytics privacy information.
If you have any concerns about our use of your information, you also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office, which regulates and supervises the use of personal data in the UK, via their helpline on 0303 123 1113.
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