Woolfson Eye Institute offers online resources designed to provide health, medical, and product-related information and services, as well as company news and information.
The term "personal information" as used throughout this policy, applies to any information or set of information that identifies or that is used by or on behalf of Woolfson Eye Institute to identify an individual.
Woolfson Eye Institute collects personal information online through Web sites and other online resources. Woolfson Eye Institute also offers online resources in collaboration with other online service providers, from which Woolfson Eye Institute may receive personal information about users of such resources. These online collaborations are governed by agreements that require personal information to be protected appropriately. Individuals may access many parts of our Web sites and online resources without disclosing any personal information. Woolfson Eye Institute uses the following methods to collect personal information online:
Information that you provide:
Information from public or third party information sources:
Information collected from your computer or other electronic device:
A cookie is a small data file that is sent by Web servers to your computer’s hard drive, where your Internet browser files are kept. Cookies enable Web sites to store small bits of information on your computer and retrieve that information at a later time. Woolfson Eye Institute uses two types of cookies: session cookies, which are temporary cookies that are erased from your computer’s memory when you close your Internet browser or turn your computer off, and persistent cookies, which exist on your computer’s hard drive until they expire, unless you delete them at an earlier time.
Single-pixel tags, also known as web beacons or web tags, are graphics that function similar to cookies. Single-pixel tags are not visible because of their small size. They are used to collect information in web logs that does not identify you personally such as web pages viewed, the web site you came from and the advertisement you clicked on to visit our web sites. They also are used to determine whether certain promotional or other commercial e-mail messages we send are opened.
Woolfson Eye Institute collects personal information online as necessary to enable individuals to register for, customize and personalize certain of Woolfson Eye Institute’s online resources and communications. Woolfson Eye Institute uses personal information collected online to provide products, services and features and other resources that individuals have requested; for example, educational literature and related information about Woolfson Eye Institute’s business, e-mail programs, tools, quizzes, questionnaires, and surveys. Woolfson Eye Institute analyzes personal information collected online to identify and offer additional services and promotions that we believe you might find interesting. Woolfson Eye Institute evaluates use of some online resources and communications with non-identifiable or aggregate information only. Woolfson Eye Institute also may use personal information to audit its online resources for authorized access and security.
In some cases, Woolfson Eye Institute consolidates and uses personal information that individuals share with Woolfson Eye Institute through various services and channels, such as the telephone, surveys, Web sites and other online resources and communications, in order to enhance the quality of services that we offer.
No personal information collection:
Limitations and options regarding uses and disclosures for other purposes:
Limitations and options on tracking:
Personal information about you will be accessible to Woolfson Eye Institute, including its subsidiaries, divisions and to individuals and organizations that use personal information solely for and at the direction of Woolfson Eye Institute. Uses and disclosures of personal information by external individuals and organizations acting on Woolfson Eye Institute's behalf are governed by agreements that require personal information to be protected appropriately. Personal information about you only will be used and disclosed by Woolfson Eye Institute and individuals and organizations working on its behalf, in a manner consistent with this policy, other applicable privacy notices, and as explicitly permitted or required by applicable laws, rules and regulations.
In general, Woolfson Eye Institute does not sell or share personal information about you except as described in this policy and other applicable privacy notices, however, circumstances may arise where Woolfson Eye Institute may, for business reasons, decide to reorganize or divest its business through sale, merger or acquisition. In these circumstances, personal information may be shared with actual or prospective entities. Woolfson Eye Institute will obtain written assurances that personal information will be protected appropriately in these circumstances. Woolfson Eye Institute reserves the right to disclose personal information about you, including your e-mail address, for reporting to government authorities, to parties in relevant legal proceedings as authorized by the presiding court or tribunal and otherwise to the extent required or explicitly authorized by applicable law. Except as provided in this policy, personal information about you will not otherwise be shared without your permission.
Woolfson Eye Institute will take reasonable steps to protect personal information as it is transmitted from your computer to our online resources and servers, as well as to protect personal information in its possession from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. It is your personal responsibility to secure your own copies of your passwords and related access codes for our online resources.
Woolfson Eye Institute may update this policy periodically. Woolfson Eye Institute reserves the right to modify, add, or remove portions of this privacy statement at its discretion. If we decide to change this policy, we will post those changes at this site so you always will know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. If the changes we make to the policy are material, we will post a notice on the Woolfson Eye Institute web page (www.woolfsoneye.com).