Policy key definitions:
- "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business, Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Inc. and its subsidiaries Circle Cardiovascular Imaging UK Ltd., Circle Cardiovascular Imaging B.V. and/or Circle Cardiovascular Imaging USA Inc.
- "you", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website.
1. Collection, Processing and Use of Your Personal Data
1.1 Anonymous Usage of our Website
You are welcome to visit our Website while remaining anonymous and without revealing any of your personal data. However, when you first visit our Website we will ask for your consent to place cookies on your device and to track your website usage behaviour. This helps us to better understand how our customers use our Website and to improve our website offering and services, which includes providing you with a more personalized website experience and targeted offers. Please see Sections 2.2, 2.4 and 2.5 below for a detailed description of the cookies and website analysis tools we use for this purpose and your rights to change your choices.
If you do not agree with the above practices and wish to remain fully anonymous, you can indicate not to provide your consent, or withdraw your consent with effect for the future, by using the opt-out mechanisms available (see Sections 2.2, 2.4 and 2.5 below). In this case, we will only collect certain anonymous information which does not directly relate to your person. For example, we may collect the number of visitors to our Website, browsing patterns and areas of interest. We analyze this information to understand how our customers use our Website, and to assess trends, statistics and our customers’ needs, which help us to improve our Website and to better serve our customers.
1.2 Using our Signup Form
Your request/enquiry will be handled by us or, as necessary, by one of our affiliated group companies or authorised distributor responsible for handling the topics addressed in your request/enquiry for your jurisdiction.
1.3 Information for Users with Accounts
If you create an account, we require some basic information at the time of account creation. You will submit a valid email, your name, your address, your corresponding institution and create your own password. You also have the option to give us your phone number if you want to. All this information shall consist of your “User Personal Information”.
“User personal Information” is any information about one of our users which could, alone or together with other information, personally identify him or her. Information such as an email address, a real name, are examples of “User Personal Information”.
We will only use this information for managing your Website account, statistical analysis, and providing customer service.
2.1 Essential cookies
Cookies are small text files that our Website asks to place on your computer or other internet enabled devices, such as tablets or smartphones. If your browser is set to accept cookies, then your browser adds the text in a small file.
session has ended (session cookies). We will not use the information stored in essential cookies for any other purpose than as strictly necessary to provide you with the services and functionalities requested.
2.2 Cookie Consent & Personalised Tracking
When you access our Website, we will ask for your consent to place additional cookies on your device by displaying a cookie banner ("Cookie Consent"). These cookies will not be strictly necessary for the functioning and performance of our Website but will help us to collect some of your personal data relating to your website usage behaviour in order to improve our Website offering and services and/or to provide you with more personalised information and services, including targeted offers (see below Sections 2.4 and 2.5 for the corresponding cookies placed for website analysis and remarketing purposes). In case you have signed up for a download of the software (see Section 1.3 above), we will use such website usage information also to provide you with more personalized communications with regard to our software products and relevant events we believe you would be interested in.
The cookie banner informs you about the main purposes of the additional cookies and provides you with information about your choices and where you may access further information. Your continued use of our Website after having been displayed with the cookie banner will signify your consent to the described practices.
At all times, you have the right to withdraw your Cookie Consent and individually opt-out from the placement of cookies and any collection of your information for the different purposes at any time with effect for the future, as further explained in the respective Sections 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 3 below.
2.3 Managing your cookie settings
If you choose not to accept cookies, this may impair the usability of the Website and you may not be able to take advantage of some of our features and services offered.
If you use different devices to access our Website (e.g., smartphone, tablet, computer, etc.) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect your cookie preferences.
2.4 Use of Google Universal Analytics
users use our Website, including the number of visitors to our Website, the websites our visitors have come from, and the pages they visit. This information is used by us to improve our Website offer and services. As a rule, any information generated by the cookie about your use of our Website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google will use this information as our commissioned data processor to help us evaluate the use of our Website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other statistical and analytical services relating to usage of our Website. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
You may prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of this Website (including your IP address) and opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by downloading and installing a browser-plugin which is available here.
In this case, an opt-out cookie will be placed on your browser that prevents any further tracking of your use of this Website by Google Analytics. Please remember that you will have to opt-out again if you delete all cookies stored on your device. You will also have to opt-out for each device you use to visit our Website.
For an overview of privacy at Google, please click here.
2.5 Other Third-Party Cookies
Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website may be served by unaffiliated third parties. These may place cookies on your device for their own purposes. We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used.
You may prevent the placement of and tracking by such third-party cookies by adjusting or modifying your browser settings accordingly. For further information, please refer to your browser instructions.
4. Storage of your Personal Data and Data Security
Your data will be stored on servers in Canada. In addition, Circle and/or, as applicable, may use cloud service providers located in countries outside Canada and the EU/EEA, including the United States of America (USA), to host and process your personal data for storage, communication and marketing purposes. While the laws of those countries may not provide for the same level of data protection as considered adequate in the EU/EEA, we have taken the necessary measures to ensure your personal data will be handled and protected appropriately and only be processed on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions.
We will treat your personal data confidential. We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data against unauthorized disclosure or access, alteration, misuse, accidental or unlawful destruction or loss.
5. Your Rights / How to Contact Us
As per the provisions of applicable local data protection law, you have the right to request information as to what data we hold about you. In addition, where appropriate, you have the right to request the correction, deletion and/or blocking of your personal data and/or to object to the processing of your personal data for legitimate reasons.
In case of any questions about the collection, processing and/or use of your personal data or to exercise your rights please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annex: Consent declarations
To be fully transparent about its practices, Circle makes the content of consent declarations obtained through its Website available for access by its users. In the context of your use of our Website, you may have expressly given one or more of the following consent declarations:
You may at any time, with effect for the future, withdraw any consent you have given. For this purpose, you can make use of the unsubscribe or opt-out mechanisms provided.