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Fresenius Medical Care (UK) Limited and Fresenius Medical Care Renal Services Limited (“Fresenius” or “we”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Because we gather certain types of information about our customers we want to help you understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information.
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controllers are Fresenius Medical Care (UK) Limited, and Fresenius Medical Care Renal Services Limited, both of Nunn Brook Road, Huthwaite, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 2HU.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
We may also collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 30 days.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use all reasonable endeavours to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks 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.
The Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Where such right is exercised, we will comply with your request promptly and, in any event, within 40 days from receipt of the request, or from the receipt of the information necessary to enable us to comply with the request. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
www.freseniusmedicalcare.co.uk is a site operated by Fresenius Medical Care (UK) Limited and Fresenius Medical Care Renal Services Limited (jointly or severally “we”).
Fresenius Medical Care (UK) Limited is a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 03203279 with registered office Nunn Brook Road, Huthwaite, Sutton in Asfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 2HU.
Fresenius Medical Care Renal Services Limited is a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 02768342 with registered office Nunn Brook Road, Huthwaite, Sutton in Asfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 2HU.
We are regulated by Care Quality Commission in England and the Healthcare Inspectorate in Wales and the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency.