BlueNovius B.V. protects personal data and handles personal data with care. In this Privacy Statement you can read which personal data BlueNovius B.V. processes, for which purposes and how long, how it safeguards your personal data and what your rights are with regard to the processing of your personal data.
BlueNovius B.V., having its registered office in (3011 XA) Rotterdam, the Netherlands, at Bierstraat 123C is the controller for the processing of personal data. During the processing of personal data we comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This means we:
We may process the following personal data in the context of providing our products and services: your firstand last name, title, gender, date of birth, address, e-mail address, phone number, username and password, IP address, function, title, specialization, hospital to which you are affiliated, BIG registration number, information on the e-learning programs you have taken and accreditation, information about your visit to websites and/or programs of participating companies and organizations in the pharmaceutical, medical and similar industries, answers to questions during use of one or more of our products and services, information on our products and services (including but not limited to applications) you have bought or showed interest in and information on tools and products from companies where we make use for our services and products, such as but not limited to whether you have visited a page, answered questions, downloaded an item or application, registered for a conference, made a poster, whether e-learning has started and/or completed, created a study group, looked at a webinar, opened an e-mail, clicked on an e-mail link or opened an application.
If necessary, we may collect your location data (GPS). If that is the case, you will be asked to grant consent beforehand. This location data and other data can also be stored and processed by the provider of the navigation/mapping software, such as Google Maps, but the data could also be used by, for example, Google or Apple itself. We have no control over their actions. We recommend that you read the applicable privacy statement of the provider in question.
Purposes of data processing
We may process your personal data as set out above for the following purposes in order to perform a contract or on the basis of a legitimate interest we have in the sense of the GDPR: - to comply with legislation and regulations, for communication and information on the products and/or services you have bought from us and/or showed interest in and new products and services (including but not limited to applications) we have developed, - to create and manage your account, including access to and linking of accounts, to register your accreditation points for e-learning programs, - to provide access to websites and/or applications of participating companies and organizations and reporting about your visit via our applications and websites to their websites and/or applications, - to improve the quality, safety and user-friendliness of our applications and websites and our products and services and from affiliated companies, such as but not limited to MedNovius B.V., and of participating companies and organizations in the pharmaceutical, medical and similar industries, - for communication and information on (new) products and services from us and/or affiliated companies, such as but not limited to MedNovius B.V., and of participating companies and organizations in the pharmaceutical, medical and similar industries, - to carry out market research, and - for analysis, insight and linking of data within the various accounts of our products and services processed to include information and offers from us and from affiliated companies, such as but not limited to MedNovius B.V., and of participating companies and organizations in the pharmaceutical, medical and similar industries, - for the registration of visitor data of (parts of) our applications and websites. To be clear, we don't make us of any automated processing of personal data, including profiling.
Contact Form and Newsletter
You can use our email address privacy(at)bluenovius.com to ask questions or make any request. For this purpose, we use your IP address, email address, phone number and name and address details. We have a legitimate interest in doing this. We store this information until we are sure that you are satisfied with our response until six months thereafter. This way we can easily access the information in case you have any following questions and train our customer service to improve even more. Furthermore, we send e-mail newsletters to inform those interested of our products and/or services and from us and affiliated companies, such as but not limited to MedNovius B.V., and of participating companies and organizations in the pharmaceutical, medical and similar industries. Each newsletter contains a link via which you can unsubscribe. Your e-mail address is added to the list of subscribers, only with your consent. We store this information for three months after you cancelled your subscription.
Transfers of personal data
We may provide, share and/or transfer your personal data to our affiliated companies, such as but not limited to MedNovius B.V. and to our partners, publishers, e-learning companies, media companies and other companies and organizations in the pharmaceutical, medical and similar industries (together ”Partners”), in the context of the sale, merger & acquisitions and/or performance of its (or part of its) products and services, such as but not limited to Poh-educa, MedInsights, MedPoster, MedEduca, PubExplainer, MedExplainer and all other products and services that BlueNovius and its affiliated companies, such as but not limited to MedNovius B.V., may sell, merge, acquire and/or perform now and in the future. Partners may be based outside the EU, however they make use of the European model clauses. Please read the privacy statements of our affiliated companies and Partners on how they process your personal data. If you do not appreciate the transfer of your personal data to Partners as described above, you can let us know via our email address privacy(at)bluenovius.com. Please note that in case you object against the transfer of personal data to any of the respective Partners, certain products and services (or part of products and services) might no longer work properly.
Our website features social media buttons. These buttons are used by the providers of these services to collect your personal data. Please read the privacy statement of the specific social media for more information on how they use your personal data. BlueNovius can never be held responsible for the processing of your personal by its affiliated companies, partners and social mediaplatforms.
We take adequate security measures to protect your personal data against any accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed.
Your personal data will not be stored longer than necessary for the purposes of data processing as described above. Should you wish more information on how long we retain your personal data for each purpose, you can contact us via our email address privacy(at)bluenovius.com
You can always contact us via our email address privacy(at)bluenovius.com if you have any questions regarding our privacy statement or if you wish to exercise one of the following you rights you have based on the GDPR: - access to personal data, - rectification of personal data held where it is incorrect or incomplete, - erasure of personal data (”right to be forgotten”) if certain grounds are met, - restrict/suspend processing of personal data, - data portability (if processing is based on consent and automated means), - withdraw consent at any time (if processing is based on consent), - object to processing (if processing is based on legitimate interests) and object to processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes. Please note that you always make clear who you are, so that we can assure we do not modify or remove the data from the wrong person.
If you think that we are not helping you in the right way, you have the right to lodge a complaint at the authority. For The Netherlands, this is the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this statement. We recommend that you consult this statement on a regular basis, so that you remain informed of any changes. We will inform you on major changes.
19 Augustus 2019
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Google Analytics and AdWords
As part of its "Analytics" and "AdWords" service, Google places cookies on our website. We use this service to monitor how visitors use the website. Google can only disclose this information to third parties if it is legally obliged to do so, or if these third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have authorized Google to use the information obtained through Analytics and AdWords for other Google services. The information that Google collects is made as anonymous as possible. We never provide your IP address. The information is sent to the United States, where Google stores it on servers. Google complies with the Privacy Shield principles and is part of the EU - U.S. and Swiss - U.S. Privacy Shield Framework of the US Department of Commerce. This means, among other things, that Google handles (personal) data with integrity and that there is an appropriate and adequate level of protection for the processing of (personal) data.
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On our websites you will find buttons to promote web pages (Like) or share them (Tweet) on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These buttons use pieces of code that also place cookies. We have no influence on this process. To find out what they do with the (personal) data that they process with these cookies, please read the privacy statements of these social networks.
With the aid of a session cookie we can see which elements of the website you have viewed during your visit. This allows us to adapt our services as much as possible to the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
We make use of retargeting for our websites. We use this technique to make the Internet offer even more interesting for you. For example, it is possible to offer internet users who have already shown interest in campaigns or our products and services on other websites relevant advertisements. We think that personalized ads are more interesting to you than ads that are not relevant to you. The display of these advertisements on partner pages is done with the help of cookies and an analysis of earlier usage behaviour.
You have the right to access your data, as well as to correct or to delete it. For more information please read the rights you have in our Privacy Statement. To prevent abuse, we could ask you to provide adequate proof of identification. If it pertains to access to personal data linked to a cookie, please send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find the cookie in your browser settings.
Enabling and disabling cookies in your browser
You can easily manage whether or not to allow cookies in your web browser. More information on how to enable, disable and delete cookies can be found in the instructions and/or with the aid of the Help function of your browser.
Deleting tracking cookies placed by third parties
Some tracking cookies placed by third parties expose you to advertisements, sometimes via our own website. You can delete these cookies centrally through Your Online Choices so that they cannot be placed on a website by a third party.
More information about cookies?
You can find more information about cookies here: Your Online Choices: "A guide to online behavioural advertising"
1 June 2018
All data and information on our websites are made available for information purposes only. Although the content of our websites has been prepared and composed with the utmost care, we cannot guarantee the correctness of the content of the information.
All copyrights and other intellectual property rights on our websites and on the content of our services and products, including but not limited to text, design, images, illustrations, logos, brands, tradenames and sounds, belong to us or to our licensors or customers. Without our prior express written consent, the content of our websites and products and services may not be reproduced, modified and/or published, in any form or by any means whatsoever, or stored in an authorized database, and no link may be made to our websites, services and products, applications and software we offer without our prior express written consent. We reserve all our rights in this respect.
We are under no circumstances liable for any direct or indirect damages visitors or users of our websites suffer as a result of (i) shortcomings of us in the performance of our services or products, including but not limited to viruses, defects or other defects in equipment and other software related to access to or use of our websites, (ii) altering, intercepting or improper use of information sent to the user of our websites and/or to us, (iii) availability and/or functioning of our websites, (iv) abuse or wrong or improper use of our websites, (v) loss or distortion of data and (vi) all other breaches of privacy law, downloading or using of images, information and/or data from our websites and/or claims from third parties in connection with the access to the use of our websites.
We bear no responsibility for the content of websites and social media that are linked to us, nor for the information, software, products and services available on or through these sites. A link to another site is exclusively intended for the convenience of the users or visitors of our websites. We do not accept any obligation or liability in this respect. Without our prior written consent, framing and making a hyperlink to our websites is not permitted. The terms and privacy policies of third parties and social media apply to data processing by third parties and social media. We are never liable or responsible for the data processing of third parties and social media.
It is not permitted to use our services and products contrary to the law and our conditions, in a way that may frustrate the functioning of our websites and/or use by third parties and/or information offered on our websites or software, or otherwise act unlawfully towards us or third parties.
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