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 "Orthofix.co.uk" Website Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out the data processing practices carried out through the use of the Internet and any other electronic communications networks by Orthofix Ltd. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries or complaints with regard to these practices please contact us at privacy@orthofix.it

1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect information to provide better services to all visitors and users of this website. We collect personal information in the following ways:

1.1. Information you give us

We collect personal information from visitors to and users of this website every time you submit a request to this website, contact us, or e-mail us your details (including any CVs and employment related details or health related information). Where health related information is collected, we will not use such data without your explicit written consent unless doing so would be legal or required under applicable local or regional data protection laws.

1.2. Information we get from your use of our services

We also collect information from the IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users connecting to this website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the file size obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of response from the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and computer environment.

2. how we use the personal information we collect

We process the personal information collected via this website for the purposes of:
2.1. Obtaining anonymous statistical information about the website
2.2. Checking the correct functioning of the website
2.3. Dealing with your inquiries and requests
2.4. Performing the service or provision requested by users
2.5. Cyber-crime prevention against this website
2.6. Providing and personalising our services
2.7. Administering job applications
2.8. Carrying out market research campaigns
2.9. Providing you with information about products and services.

3. Use of Cookies

By using this web-site you consent to the use of cookies. A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser and store that information. We use cookies to identify you when you visit this website and to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. Find out more about how cookies are used on http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Orthofix Ltd uses the following types of cookies on this website:

3.1. Technical cookies

Technical cookies allow you to proceed through different pages of a website with a single login and they remember selections in forms that are filled out on the website.  We use the following technical cookies on our website:

Who serves these cookies What they do
SearchSession

Cookie used by SharePoint to store system information involved in searches.

SearchQuery

Cookie used by SharePoint to manage search results.
WSS_FullScreenMode

Cookies used by SharePoint to save whether or not a page is displayed in full screen mode.

 

You may at any time disable the use of technical cookies, but in doing so you may no longer be guaranteed the full usability of the site. If you still intend to use that option, you can select / deselect individual cookies, in the manner described below in this Privacy Policy.

3.2. Third Party Cookies

Cookies set by Orthofix Ltd are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by other parties who partner with or provide services to us are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided, like videos and analytics. When you visit the Orthofix Ltd website, Orthofix Ltd serves first party cookies to your computer to enable certain website functionality. Orthofix Ltd's third party technology providers may also serve third party cookies to your computer to enable third party services through Orthofix Ltd's website. We use the following third party cookies on our website:

Who serves these cookies What they do
Google Analytics

 

Analytics cookies are used to collect information in aggregate to help Orthofix Ltd understand the number of users to our website and how our website is being used. These cookies allow us to have a better knowledge of our visitors and to improve the functioning of the site.

More information can be found at the following link:


http://www.google.it/analytics/terms/it.html


For more information about cookies that are stored on your computer, click "Show Cookies". For more information on the use of each cookie by us, you can contact us at privacy@orthofix.it

4. HOW TO SELECT / DESELECT, DISABLE, REMOVE OR BLOCK COOKIES

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your hard drive. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to do this. However, should you decide to disable any cookies we place on your computer you may not be able to use certain services or facilities on the website. However, switching off cookies will restrict your use of our website.

To disable, remove or block cookies please refer to your browser instructions and settings.  Current guidance is indicated below and is subject to change at the discretion of the web browser provider:

Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox;
  2. Press the "Alt" key;
  3. In the toolbar at the top of the browser, select "Tools" and then "Options";
  4. Then select the "Privacy" tab;
  5. Go to "Timeline Settings" and then "Use custom settings";
  6. Uncheck "Accept cookies from sites" and save preferences.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Click on "Tools" and then "Internet Options";
  3. Select the "Privacy" tab and move the slider to the privacy level you want to set (up to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow it all);
  4. Then click on "Ok".

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on the "Tools";
  3. Select "Settings" and then "Advanced Settings";
  4. Select "Content settings" under "Privacy";
  5. In the "Cookies" you can clear the cookies and save your preferences.

Safari:

  1. Open Safari;
  2. Choose "Preferences" in the toolbar, then select the panel "Security" in the dialog box that follows;
  3. In the "Accept Cookies" you can specify if and when Safari should save the cookies from websites. For more information click on the Help button (labeled with a question mark);

5. DISCLOSURES

We will only disclose personal information to other companies within our group of companies, business partners, government bodies and law enforcement agencies upon lawful request, successors in title to our business and suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf.

6. INFORMATION SECURITY

We take specific security measures to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect and unauthorised access to your personal data. In particular:
6.1. We encrypt many of our services using SSL.
6.2. We restrict access to personal information to those authorised persons who strictly need access to the personal data to achieve the purposes for which the data is collected. These authorised persons are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
6.3. The services on this website are handled only by authorised personnel or by persons assigned to perform occasional maintenance of this website.

7. INTERNET-BASED TRANSFERS

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing this website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge our processing of personal data in this way. We will endeavour to protect all personal information collected through this website in accordance with strict data protection requirements. 

8. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

9. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. When we do we will publish the changes on this website. If material changes are made to this Privacy Policy, we will where required notify you by e-mail or by placing a prominent notice on the website.

10. RIGHTS TO ACCESS

You have a right to access the personal data held about you in line with EU data subject access request provisions. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you that we are reasonably required to provide, please write to us at Orthofix Ltd., Burney Court, Cordwallis Park, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7BU or at privacy@orthofix.it