This page contains the information gathering and use policies adopted by Ideal Health Consultants Ltd in connection with this web site (the “Site”) and any marketing campaigns, including by email (the “Emails”). These policies are subject to periodic review and any changes will be included within this section of the site.
Ideal is not responsible for the privacy policies of third-party web sites to which any links are provided. You should check the privacy policies on these sites before providing any personal information.
About the cookies we use, why we use them, and their impact upon you.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, which may be placed on your computer when you access a website. Cookies generally allow the website to recognise your computer and browsing activity if you return to the website.
We use session cookies as further detailed below. Session cookies exist just for the life of your current visit whilst you have your browser open. They are not stored on your hard disk and are erased when you exit your web browser.
Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows.
Cookies are only used to record aggregated data about your use of the Site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information also includes traffic data, location data and other communication data, all of which is used to help us improve the Site and therefore give you a better user experience. Some cookies are set by us and some by third parties delivering services on our behalf.
We use the following types of cookies:
- Essential cookies: these enable you to navigate round the Site, manage your login session so you can move easily from one page to another within the Site and so that your page requests are loaded in smooth and secure manner.
- Analytic cookies: these collect statistical information about how you use the Site so that we can improve the Site, they also remember that you have used the Site before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive to different parts of the Site. We use the Google Analytics service that relies on cookies to analyse how visitors use the Site and generate statistical reports. This information will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. See ‘How to control and delete cookies’ below for information on how you can exercise choice over the collection and use of this data.
- Functional cookies these, remember information you have asked us to (such as language preferences) and will last for a longer duration.
- Retargeting cookies and website beacons: Ideal Health Consultants occasionally advertises on third party Websites and uses services provided by Google, These service providers place a cookie on your device and this then enable us at times to track the success of our advertising campaigns, by using a visitor identification technology such as “web beacons,” or “action tags,” which count visitors who have come to the Site after being exposed to an Ideal Health Consultants banner ad on a third party site. We do not use this technology to access your personal information and it is only used to compile aggregated statistics about visitors who come to the Site and to gauge the effectiveness of our ads. The information generated by these beacons is transmitted to us via Google servers in the USA.
We use this type of cookie to understand how our website is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous.
On many of the pages of our website you will see ‘social buttons’. These allow you to share or bookmark pages on our site.
Social media sites such as Twitter, Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn may collect information about your internet activity, including if your visit to our site and the specific pages you are on if you are logged into their services, even if you don’t click on the button.
You should check the privacy and cookies policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
Manually managing cookies
There are a number of ways you can manually manage cookies on your computer/device. Read more on the About Cookies website.
If you access the Internet from more than one computer/device it is important to ensure each browser is configured to suit your cookie preferences.
If you wish to block all cookies all the time you can set your browser to do this. It is important to note that blocking cookies may result in some parts of our site not working properly. This may affect your browsing experience.
Collection of information
As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the Website. The Site collects only personally identifiable information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers. This can be in order to:
- Request specific materials or information by submitting an online form
- Register to attend an event
- Register for one of our email publications
- Applying for a role with Ideal Health Consultants
The information required is necessary to enable Ideal to deal with your enquiry, but additional information may be requested to help us to provide the most appropriate response. If such additional information is requested, it is highlighted and its provision is voluntary.
Sensitive information is not sought through the Site or Emails except where legally required as part of the recruitment process. Sensitive information includes data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record. Where you do provide sensitive information this will be accepted as explicit consent to Ideal Health Consultants or one of its related entities to use that information in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.
If you have registered to receive emails from Ideal you have the option to opt out or to change your email preferences. This option can be found in the footer of the email.
Use of information
Information is used only for the specific purpose for which it was provided except where you explicitly select to receive other information from Ideal.
You can opt out of receiving information from Ideal or request that your personal details are deleted from our systems at any time by emailing us here: info@Idealts.co.uk
Accuracy of information
Ideal assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of personal data once you have submitted the information, but not for confirming the on-going accuracy of your personal information. If you advise Ideal that your personal data is no longer accurate, it will be amended (where practical).
Provision of information to third parties
Information is normally only provided to a third party if it is required to deal with your enquiry, but there may be other circumstances where Ideal is required to provide information as a result of legal process.
Ideal does not undertake marketing activities for third parties, nor does it provide information to third parties for their own marketing purposes.
Retention of information
Information is kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil your request or deal with your job application.
Where you have consented to additional information being provided by Ideal your details will be retained for a reasonable period of time.
Security of information
The data controller collecting the information described in this Policy is Ideal unless you instruct us otherwise, information you provide will be used by Ideal and controlled (directly or indirectly) by Ideal Limited (“Ideal Health Consultants”).
Generally accepted standards of technology and operational security have been implemented to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. All personnel of Ideal are required to keep personal information confidential and only authorised persons have access to such information.
How to control and delete cookies
You can prevent the collection of analytic and retargeting data described above that is generated by cookies by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the following link [http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout] .
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can set your browser to either accept all new cookies, have it notify you when you receive a new cookie or disable cookies altogether. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are used on the Site, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. Please refer to the Help function within your browser to learn how to do this, as every device is different.
Please note that by blocking or deleting cookies on the Site, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site if you do so.
Cookies set on Third Party sites
The Site will from time to time embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Ideal Health Consultants does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
FAIR PROCESSING NOTICE FOR JOB APPLICANTS ON HANDLING OF PERSONAL DATA
Ideal Health have an individual policy that depicts how we use your personal information. You can view that policy HERE.