Use of Personal Information
The information collected may be used for the purpose of providing you with the content you request, operating and improving Website, providing a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer. We may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from Website or to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered. We may use your contact information in order to send you email, postal mail, or other communications regarding updates, such as newsletters, diabetes information, event and programmatic information, and additional listings which may be of interest to you. We may also use it to send you information about third-party products and services that match your interests and preferences, if you opt in for this communication.
The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you. In addition, at the time of registration for certain services, you have the option to elect to receive additional communications, information, newsletters, and promotions relating to topics that may be of special interest to you. If in the future we intend to process your Personal Data for a purpose other than that for which it was collected, we will provide you with information on that purpose and any other relevant information including the option to opt out. Part of our mission is to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes, and we do that by providing appropriate information. We do not provide your name and address or email to outside parties, except as described here. To learn more about our encryption policies, please review the section on “Protecting Personal Information” (below). For EU-based visitors and subscribers, the following table provides information required by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) relating to our use of your personal information.
Personal Information Legal Basis for Processing
We collect various information from you, including contact information, purchaser information, demographic information, and technical information. Contact information: name, address, email, and telephone number. Purchaser information: credit card number, contact information, and billing information. Demographic information: age, preferences, gender, educational degrees, ethnic background, interests, and diabetes specific information. Technical information: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. We use this consent to provide you with the content you request, as necessary for the performance of a contract. It is necessary to provide you with the content you request. It has a legitimate purpose of providing tailored content to you and the legitimate purpose of authenticating subscribers and optimizing website performance.
Retention of Personal Information
We retain, indefinitely, all the personal information we gather about visitors or subscribers as necessary to fulfill our contract with you. We retain indefinitely certain anonymized information we gather about visitors or subscribers for the legitimate purpose of performing website analytics and providing use of our website to all visitors in an efficient, practical, and relevant way. If there is no legal basis or other requirement for keeping your data AND after there has been no activity from you for seventy-two (72) months, your data that is no longer required will be purged.
Sharing of Personal Data
We do not share or disclose your personal information to third parties except as set forth below:
Personal Information, such as technical and contact information, is shared with Website business partners for the legitimate purpose of understanding usage patterns for Website and those of our partners and with web hosting and other technical service providers for the legitimate purpose of hosting our web servers and ensuring information security for our networks. It is shared with consultants and vendors for the legitimate purpose of providing customer support and marketing assistance; with credit card processors for purposes of processing credit card transactions in connection with the donors and subscriber’s contract with the website; and with our business partners, with your consent, for the purposes of providing you with products or services tailored to your interests and preferences. In addition, we disclose personal information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process, (b) protect the rights or property of the Website, (c) prevent a crime or protect national security, or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public. In the event any one or all of the Website become the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, the Website or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license, or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court as is legally required. In the event business is acquired in whole or part by a third party by way of merger, consolidation, or purchase, we will disclose and transfer such information to the third party. We may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to Website with its clients, partners, and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors to the Website and how those visitors use the site.
Information You Post
If you post any personal information in public and/or social network areas of the Westopdiabetes Website, e.g., in online community forums or chat rooms, the information disclosed may be displayed to other users of these services and may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control. The Westopdiabetes Website is not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of the Westopdiabetes Website and communities. If you remove information that you have made public on Westopdiabetes Website and communities, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Westopdiabetes Website or if others have copied or saved that information.
Links to Other Sites
The Westopdiabetes Website may provide links to other websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that the Westopdiabetes has no control over such sites and resources and is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any materials, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources or those sites’ data collection or privacy policies. You further acknowledge and agree that the Westopdiabetes shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such materials or goods available on or through any such site or resource or those sites data collection or privacy policies.
Monitoring of Information and Cookies
The Westopdiabetes does not send unsolicited commercial communications to individuals with whom they do not have consent/permission or a pre-existing or current business relationship. The Westopdiabetes provides all notified recipients with a clear, easy, and effective methods to unsubscribe to any and all online communications.
The Westopdiabetes reserves the right to share your information to respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities or where required by law.
Acceptance of These Terms
Your use of the Westopdiabetes Website shall indicate your understanding and acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with all the terms herein, you should not use the Westopdiabetes Website or services.