Who we are
Our website address is: http://www.rheumatologyconsultant.co.uk.
We are part of PVF Medical Ltd a company registered in England, UK, Company registration number 7693428. Dr Gerald George is a director of PVF medical Ltd.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Information provided in contact forms will be used to deal with the queries in the contact form. By providing information in the contact form you give permission for us to process your data in relation to the query for example in order to process your order.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Your name and contact details will be sent to Ossur UK Ltd for them to process and fulfil your order. Ossur is based in England, UK.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
All uses of your information will comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the new Data Protection Act.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We are registered with the information commissioner and will report and investigate any data breaches.
What third parties we receive data from
We will receive information from associated finance companies (currently Square and PayPal) about successful payments and transactions related to payments. We will receive information from Ossur UK about product delivery and associated transactions.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We do not currently make automated decision making or profiling related to user data.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
We will disclose information to the Information Commissioner’s Office and any related industries and law enforcement agencies if required to do so by UK law.