1 About this Notice
Virtual Recall Limited (7 Huxley Road, Guildford, GU2 7RE and company registration 09360598) take your privacy very seriously. We take all steps to protect the privacy of all information that we receive while you surf the Virtual Recall website at www.virtualrecall.com (the Site), communicate electronically with us and provide us with your personal information (Personal Data).
Please read the following information carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your Personal Data and how we will treat it.
2 Definitions and Interpretation
3 Our Products and Services
We provide software that enables veterinary practices to communicate with their clients in either an automated or a semi-automated way.
Our software reads information from a veterinary practices' practice management system ("PMS") database in order to generate personalised communications to your clients.
These communications are sent by any combination of SMS, email and post using contact details contained in the PMS database.
We provide message logs of all communications sent and report on data provided back to the practice such as survey responses, or client requests such as product orders or appointment bookings.
4 Data Controller
For the purpose of Data Protection Laws, we are the data controller for any personal data that you share as a customer of Virtual Recall and data processor in connection with any personal data that you share with us related to your clients.
5 Our Commitments
When you use the Site and any other services provided by us, you trust us with your Personal Data. We take your privacy very seriously. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important.
We are committed to maintaining and enhancing the security in connection with your Personal Data. We take various steps to protect the Personal Data you share with us from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access or disclosure. These steps take into account the sensitivity of the Personal Data we collect, process and store, and the current state of technology.
6 What: Personal Data We Collect
We collect and process different types of Personal Data from you. Depending on how you interact with our services, the type of Personal Data and method of collection will vary.
We may collect and process the following Personal Data about you:
IF YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE PERSONAL DATA
Where we need to collect Personal Data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you, and you fail to provide that Personal Data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
7 Who: Sharing Your Personal Data
We may disclose your Personal Data to third parties. We require all third parties to respect the security of your Personal Data and to treat it in accordance with the law:
7.1 Business Partners
Business partners (for example our web and technology hosting companies, payment processors, accountancy organisations, database management company, printing companies, mailing houses, fulfilment companies and SMS data handling company). We do not allow our third party business partners to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
7.2 Third Parties
We will NOT otherwise disclose any personally identifiable information to any third party except where (1) we have contractual protections in place; (2) are under a duty to disclose or share your Personal Data as required by Data Protection Laws; (3) in order to enforce or apply the Site terms and conditions and other agreements; or (4) to protect the rights, property, or safety of Virtual Recall, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of crime prevention, fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
7.3 Under a legal obligation
In certain circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain Personal Data held by us, which may include your Personal Data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings such as a safeguarding incident, where we are complying with the requirements Data Protection Laws, a court order, or a governmental or regulatory authority. We do not require any further consent from you to share your Personal Data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of us.
8 How: Using your Personal Data
We comply with applicable Data Protection Laws and will only collect, utilise and share Personal Data in compliance with those Data Protection Laws.
In line with the above, we may use process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
The Personal Data that we collect from you is processed by staff who work either for us or for one of our service providers. Such individuals may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. Where your Personal Data is disclosed to our service providers for these purposes, they only have access to the Personal Data needed to perform their functions, and our contractual arrangements with them do not permit them to use your Personal Data for their own purposes.
We may also use and disclose anonymised data (containing no Personal Data) for marketing and strategic development purposes or use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.
8.2 Your Consent
When Personal Data, such as your name and e-mail address, is collected from you with your consent (for example, through the use of on-line or offline data collection forms, via e-mail or telephone etc.) we generally let you know at the time of collection how we will use that Personal Data. The Personal Data that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide requested services to you.
As a supporter of the Coalition Against Unsolicited Email (CAUCE) we strongly disapprove of spamming. You won't receive any unsolicited email as a result of visiting our site. Web server log files: we log your browser's request header information for statistical purposes only. We draw up these statistics because they contain important anonymous information that we use to improve the quality of the information that you find at the Site.
8.3 Contractual Necessity
In order for us to provide you with our services; it will be necessary for us to capture Personal Data to process your requests. To fulfil the contractual obligations between you and us, it is also necessary to process Personal Data in order to deliver our services. In this regard, we may use Personal Data to process your application and to liaise with you about this. We also need to administer contracts and agreements between you and us in relation to our services.
8.4 Legal Obligations
We obtain, collect and process your Personal Data in order to comply with all our legal obligations.
8.5 Your Vital Interests
We may process Personal Data where it is deemed to be in your vital interests. This is an extremely rare circumstance for processing Personal Data and usually only occurs when essential for the life of the data subject or that of another.
8.6 Our Legitimate Interests
8.7 Change of Ownership
9 Your Data Protection Rights
You have certain rights under applicable Data Protection Laws. These include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your Personal Data, (ii) to request correction or erasure of your Personal Data; (iii) to restrict the processing of your Personal Data; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability (ie. transferring your Personal Data). In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Data. To make such a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the address set out below. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable Data Protection Laws.
If we are relying on your consent to process your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.
If you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details below.
9.1 Account Information
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:
Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce the Site Terms and Conditions and/or comply with Data Protection Laws.
Opting out of email marketing: You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us at email@example.com. You will then be removed from the marketing email list '" however, we will still need to send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account.
9.2 Third Party Links
The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks (such as our online payment provider), advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any Personal Data to these websites.
Web server log file information: if you want to provide as little request header information as possible you can use services like Anonymizer.com to surf the web. They will cut certain information from your page requests, such as your browser's name, your operating system, and the web address of the page that you looked at before you visited our site ("http_referer"). We do not recommend doing this. If you don't tell our program which web browser you use it assumes that the request originates from a non-standard web browser and will, therefore, run in a very simple mode without any advanced features.
10 Exercising Your Rights with Us
You may contact Virtual Recall's Data Protection Officer about all issues related to this Policy, your Personal Data and to exercise your rights under Data Protection Laws.
Contact Details of the Controller and Data Protection Officer
Data Protection Officer, Virtual Recall, 7 Huxley Road, Guildford, GU2 7RE
Website Email Telephone
11 Enforcing Your Data Protection Rights
If you feel that the processing of your Personal Data is not in line with our data protection obligations, you can complain to a data protection supervisory authority.
Our Data Protection Supervisory Authority
You can contact the Information Commissioner offices at:
Telephone / Lo Call Number:
0303 123 1113
Postal Address: E-mail:
Wycliffe House, firstname.lastname@example.org.
12 Data Retention: How long do we keep your Personal Data
We will not retain your Personal Data longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected. However, we may be required by Data Protection Laws to hold your Personal Data longer than this period. If no contradicting legal obligation exists, we will delete your Personal Data in line with our Retention Policy or when you request that your Personal Data be erased and no longer processed by us. Additionally, where there is a contradicting statutory obligation for us to retain your Personal Data, we will restrict/block further processing and then erase the relevant Personal Data when we no longer have a requirement to retain it.
13 Notification of a Data Breach
If a security breach causes an unauthorized intrusion into our system that materially affects you, we will notify you as soon as possible and later report the action we took in response to any breach
14 Where We Send and Store Your Personal Data
Once we have received your Personal Data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
In accordance with Data Protection Laws we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to provide a high level of data security on our servers.
We won't disclose those measures for obvious reasons but you can be sure that we take reasonable precautions to protect all Personal Data from loss, misuse or alteration and to safeguard and secure the Personal Data you provide to us.
Where legal requirements have been complied with we may transfer Personal Data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Economic Area for processing and storing. Also, it may be processed by staff operating outside the European Economic Area who work for us or for one of our suppliers.
However, certain Recipients (our third party business partners) who process your Personal Data on our behalf may transfer your Personal Data outside the EEA to a country that does not have an adequacy decision of protection to your Personal Data. Where such transfers occur, we ensure that: a) they do not occur without our prior written authority; and b) that an appropriate transfer agreement is put in place to protect your Personal Data. If you would like to find out more about any such transfers, please contact our Data Protection Officer.
Notwithstanding the security measures that we take, it is important to remember that the transmission of Personal Data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting Personal Data to us via the internet.
15 Changes to this Policy
If, at any time, we decide to use your Personal Data for a purpose that is different from the original purpose of collecting your Personal Data, we will contact you regarding this change.