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In using Boots Health Assessments you are deemed to have read, understood and accepted all the Terms & Conditions.
This service is offered by Boots. As our appointed partner, roadtohealth will hold your information and then pass this information back to us.
Boots Health Assessments are subject to availability; we may change or remove all or any part of the Boots Health Assessments product at any time. Any changes will be posted in the terms and condition section of www.boots.com.
Information you submit as part of a Boots Health Assessment will be stored securely on our behalf by roadtohealth, who will pass this information back to us from time-to-time through an encrypted secure connection. Your information may be used to provide you with additional health services from Alliance Boots but we will not sell this information, nor will we share this with an organisation other than those who require it to provide services for you on behalf of Alliance Boots.
Boots Health Assessments are provided to give you medical, health, fitness or similar information based upon details you provide to us about your lifestyle preferences, family and clinical history and your health aspirations and is intended for you to use solely as an educational aid. The information is in no way designed to substitute the expertise and judgment of your doctor, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. You are advised that decisions regarding the diagnosis and treatment of any medical condition, including decisions regarding drug therapy, are complex medical decisions requiring the independent and informed judgment of your appropriate healthcare professional. All specific questions regarding the treatment and care of a medical condition should be posed to your own professional healthcare provider.
If you have any concerns after carrying out a health assessment you should talk to your doctor.
Boots Health Assessments are provided in partnership with roadtohealth. By using Boots Health Assessments the following terms will apply.
The purpose of this document
This document describes the terms that apply to your use of Boots health Assessments. Please read this information carefully.
By using Boots Health Assessments, you confirm you have understood and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:
roadtohealth controls and operates this website from the United Kingdom and the information delivered via the website is deemed to have been delivered in the United Kingdom. This website is not directed to any person where (by reason of that person's nationality, residence or otherwise) the publication or availability of this website is prohibited. Persons to whom such restrictions apply must not access this website. If you choose to access this site from outside the United Kingdom you are solely responsible for compliance with local laws.
All copyright, database rights and all other intellectual property rights in the content and all other aspects of the Website are owned Boots UK Limited (Nottingham NG2 3AA Company No. 00928555) and roadtohealth Limited ("roadtohealth", a limited liability company incorporated in England under company number 4496145). You are permitted to download and print content from the Website solely for your own internal business purposes and/or personal use.
The Website content and its design and look and feel must not be copied, reproduced, modified, used or otherwise dealt with for any other reason or in any other way. You are not entitled to modify or redistribute the content or any other aspect of the Website or to reproduce, store, link, frame or deep-link the content or any other aspect of it on any other website or in any other medium or format without the express written permission of Boots and roadtohealth. You are not entitled to use the content of the Website for commercial exploitation in any circumstances. All elements of Boots Health Assessments and roadtohealth Website, including, but not limited to, the general design and the imagery, are protected by trade restrictions, copyright, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to intellectual property rights. If you breach the terms of this Clause, Boots and/or roadtohealth will have the right to claim damages against you which shall include the right to claim special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages. Boots and/or roadtohealth will also be entitled to claim for loss of profits and loss of business and shall be entitled to recover any reasonable legal costs.
The Boots Health Assessments content is provided to give you medical, health, fitness or similar information based upon details you provide to us about your lifestyle preferences, family and clinical history and your health aspirations and is intended for you to use solely as an educational aid. The information is in no way designed to substitute the expertise and judgment of your doctor, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. You are advised that decisions regarding the diagnosis and treatment of any medical condition, including decisions regarding drug therapy, are complex medical decisions requiring the independent and informed judgment of your appropriate healthcare professional. All specific questions regarding the treatment and care of a medical condition should be posed to your own professional healthcare provider.
To the extent permitted by law, neither Boots nor roadtohealth shall be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from the use of the information presented here for any reason and however it may arise.
Boots and roadtohealth (and our suppliers, subcontractors, licensees and sub-licensees) are in no way responsible for any decisions you may make resulting from the use of the information including, but in no way limited to whether or not you choose to seek professional medical care or treatment.
roadtohealth is a trading name of roadtohealth Limited, a company registered in England at Park House, Friar Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6DN. Registered number: 4496145.
roadtohealth Limited and roadtohealth (Services) Limited are members of the roadtohealth Group of Companies
This document describes how and for what purposes we collect and use personal data from visitors to the Boots Health Assessments section of www.boots.com
What type of data we will collect from you
When you use Boots Health Assessments, roadtohealth may process sensitive or personal data about you. This may include:
We will only collect data to the degree that this is necessary and relevant to the delivery of Boots Health Assessments or for any future products or services Boots may offer you from time-to-time.
How we will use your data
The information you provide us with will be used predominantly to provide you with information about a number of potential health risks based on the information that you provide to us. In addition your data may be used to:
We may use "cookies" from time to time on the Website. A cookie is a piece of data created by a web server that is stored on your computer. The cookies created by the web servers contain data that uniquely identifies you each time you use the Website. This identifier may be used to record site usage statistics.
You have the option of using your browser software to disable cookies or to warn you before accepting a cookie from the Website. However, if you disable or choose not to accept cookies some of the functionality of the Website may be impaired or you may not have access to areas of the Website that require this type of identification.
In a separate automatic operation, the web servers will collect your IP address and details of the website where you came from before entering the Website. This information may be used by us from time to time to work out how many times the Website has been visited or to record which parts of the Website have been visited so its content and layout can be improved.
Your data and third parties
From time to time, we and roadtohealth may also aggregate the data we obtain from you for statistical analysis and research which may be used at a corporate, national or global level by ourselves or we may provide aggregated data to third parties. It will not be possible to identify you or any other individual from this data.
How to opt out of future mailings and communications
To change your communications preferences for from Boots Health Assessments simply logon to Boots.com, select My Account, My Healthcare Account and select Health Record. In Health Record you will find Communications Preferences section, simply select edit and change your preferences.
How we will keep your data safe
Boots and roadtohealth take your security and privacy very seriously and use access authentication and server security to protect your data. Whenever you provide information to Boots Health Assessments across the web, your details will be encrypted before being sent to professionally managed Website servers.
Please note that Boots and roadtohealth cannot be held responsible for security issues generated by equipment you use to access Boots Health Assessments, or certain circumstances beyond their control including but not limited to hack attacks, denial of service attacks, the effect of viruses or other harmful or malicious programs or vandalism of services.
Where your data will be stored
Your data will be held by roadtohealth in a purpose-built, professionally managed, secure data storage facility in the UK and will be monitored 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. If, for any reason, roadtohealth need to transfer your information to any other country, which operates to a different level of data protection from the UK, they will always put a contract in place to ensure your information is protected.
How we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998
roadtohealth have internal procedures to ensure that all information which is collected and held about you is held in accordance with the legal requirements and principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 has eight main principles these hare listed below together with an explanation of how roadtohealth comply with these principles.
A summary of the data protection principles
Personal data shall be processed fairly and lawfully.
Boots and roadtohealth have developed the Website to ensure that all information collected is processed fairly and lawfully. In addition Boots and roadtohealth have developed this Privacy, Security and Data Protection Policy to help you understand the purpose of our data collection and the steps to which we have gone to protect your data.
Personal data shall be obtained only for one or more specified and lawful purposes, and shall not be further processed in any manner incompatible with that purpose or those purposes.
This Privacy, Security and Data Protection Policy that we have developed clearly state the purposes for which we collect and process data. Boots and roadtoheath have notified the purposes to the Information Commissioner.
Personal data shall be adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purpose or purposes for which they are processed.
We ask only for information that is to be used to provide you with information about Boots Health Assessments or that is to be used in an aggregated way and stripped of all personally identifiable information, to draw conclusions (e.g. via polls/surveys/research).
Personal data shall be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date.
If you would like to amend your details please contact us [link: http://www.boots.com/en/Help/Contact-Us/]. We do not take any responsibility for any consequences of you failing to provide accurate information to us or of you failing to keep it up to date.
Personal data processed for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose, those purposes, or for the purpose of any future services provided by Boots.
The data that they collect from you and by which you are identifiable will be held unless and until you ask us to remove this information. This is subject to our retention of data necessary for (a) the purpose of, or in connection with, any legal proceedings (including prospective legal proceedings), for the purpose of obtaining legal advice, or otherwise establishing exercising or defending legal rights; and (b) medical purposes undertaken by a health professional (or a person who in the circumstances owes an equivalent duty of confidentiality).
Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the rights of data subjects under this Act.
Your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 are fully observed. If you feel that your rights are being contravened then you have full recourse to the Office of the Information Commissioner.
Appropriate technical and organisational measures shall be taken against unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data.
Both Boots and roadtohealth recommend that you review the paragraphs on Privacy and Security above which set out the measures, which have taken to protect your data.
Personal data shall not be transferred to a country or territory outside the European Economic Area (EEA) unless that country or territory ensures an adequate level of protection for the rights and freedoms of data subjects in relation to the processing of personal data.
The UK has a high degree of data protection regulation and consequently you can be assured that wherever you are, the fact that all of your data is stored on servers based in the UK means that your information is processed in accordance with UK data protection principles. If you access your e-mails from a computer located outside the EEA, the action of accessing your emails will be taken as your consent to us transferring your personal data outside of the EEA in order to reach you.
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