1.1 Optometry Consultancy Limited (We) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
1.3 For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Optometry Consultancy Limited of Quantum House, 3-5 College Street, Nottingham, NG1 5AQ.
1.4 Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Imran Jawaid.
2.1 We will collect and process the following data about you:
2.1.1 Information you give us. This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our site www.optometryconsultancy.com (our site) or by corresponding with us by e-mail or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service, make a payment, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our site, enter a promotion or survey, participate in video lectures or presentations and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, e-mail address, financial and credit card information,, General Optical Council registration number.
2.1.2 Information we receive from other sources. This is information we receive about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies). We will notify you when we receive information about you from them and the purposes for which we intend to use that information.
4.1 We use information held about you in the following ways:
4.1.1 Information you give to us. We will use this information:
220.127.116.11 to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
18.104.22.168 to accredit you with continuing education and training points, following the completion of one of our educational courses;
22.214.171.124 to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
126.96.36.199 to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data (the registration form);
188.8.131.52 to notify you about changes to our service;
184.108.40.206 to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
4.1.2 Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
220.127.116.11 to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
18.104.22.168 to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
22.214.171.124 to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
126.96.36.199 as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
188.8.131.52 to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
184.108.40.206 to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
4.3 Information we receive from other sources. We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
5.1 You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with:
5.1.1 Any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
5.1.3 We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
220.127.116.11 In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
18.104.22.168 If Optometry Consultancy Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
6.2 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using 256bit TLS technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
6.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
7.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7.2 Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request will be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.