How we use your information
information that you give us when you use this website.
Circle and its associated organisations and subsidiaries are
committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask
you to provide certain information by which you can be identified
when using this website, it will only be used in accordance with
this privacy statement.
Circle may change this policy from time to time by updating this
page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that
you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01
What we collect
We may collect the following information on this website:
- name, job title, or any other information you provide
- contact information such as email address and telephone
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or specific
What we do not collect
We will not request or collect the following information on any
public (i.e non-passworded) section of this website:
- Clinical data that identifies you personally, such as your
private medical history
- Data that reveals confidential data about your own clinical
activities, such as your patient profiles or lists
- Any other data that might compromise patient safety or
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide
you with a better service, and in particular for the following
- Internal record keeping and database maintenance
- To improve our products and services using statistics in
- To send emails or make other communications (on an opt-in basis
in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998) which we think
you may find interesting using the email address and other details
you have provided
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact
you for market research purposes. Such contact will be strictly
optional and imposes no obligation. We may contact you by email,
phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the
website according to your interests
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In
order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in
place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to
safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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help us analyse web traffic or customise this website to your
needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information
about your preferences.
make no use of personally identifiable data. Overall, cookies help
us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor
which pages you find useful and which you do not.
A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any
information about you, other than the data you choose to share with
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers
automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your
browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors
use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help
us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an
anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where
visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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your unique session on the website. Typically used to maintain the
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.
However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you
should note that we do not have any control over that other
website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and
privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such
sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy
As with any website, you should exercise caution and look at the
privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your
personal information in the following ways:
- Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look
for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the
information to be used by anybody for direct marketing
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal
information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind
at any time by writing to or emailing us.
We will not sell, distribute or release your personal
information to third parties under any conditions, unless we have
your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your
personal information to send you promotional information about
third parties which we think you may find interesting if you have
confirmed that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold
about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be
payable to cover costs. If you would like a copy of the information
held on you please write or email.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is
incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as
possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be