Your privacy is critically important to us.
Like most website operators, Crohns-Disease.co.uk collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Crohns-Disease.co.uk’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Crohns-Disease.co.uk’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Crohns-Disease.co.uk may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Crohns-Disease.co.uk also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://crohns-disease.co.uk blog posts. Crohns-Disease.co.uk only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Crohns-Disease.co.uk’s websites choose to interact with Crohns-Disease.co.uk in ways that require Crohns-Disease.co.uk to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Crohns-Disease.co.uk gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for the forum at https://crohns-disease.co.uk to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
Advertising and Privacy
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by these companies, please see the Google privacy center.
Crohns-Disease.co.uk uses Google AdWords for remarketing
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Crohns-Disease.co.uk discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Crohns-Disease.co.uk’s behalf or to provide services available at Crohns-Disease.co.uk’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organisations may be located outside of your home country; by using Crohns-Disease.co.uk’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Crohns-Disease.co.uk will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations, as described above, Crohns-Disease.co.uk discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Crohns-Disease.co.uk believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Crohns-Disease.co.uk, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://crohns-disease.co.uk and have supplied your email address, Crohns-Disease.co.uk may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Crohns-Disease.co.uk and our products. We primarily use our Twitter account and forum to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Crohns-Disease.co.uk takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
We collect your public profile data only from your consent that you grant before initiating Social Login, from the social network used to login at our website. This data includes your first name, last name, email address, link to your social media profile, unique identifier, link to social profile avatar. This data is used to create your user profile at our website. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us a message.
Crohns-Disease.co.uk may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its website. Crohns-Disease.co.uk may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Crohns-Disease.co.uk does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Crohns-Disease.co.uk uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalised content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with Crohns-Disease.co.uk – by purchasing Crohns-Disease.co.uk’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Crohns-Disease.co.uk collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Crohns-Disease.co.uk. Crohns-Disease.co.uk does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.