This website is owned and provided by The HIV Research Trust (known as “HIVRT”). We take the privacy of our website users and the security of their personal information very seriously. This Privacy Notice is designed to tell you how the HIVRT uses and secures personal information collected via firstname.lastname@example.org
Information that we collect
- Contact information (such as name, address, phone number, fax, e-mail address etc)
- Other personal information (such as information about your educational/professional background, affiliation or areas of specialty, as well as any other personal information that you choose to provide).
If you provide us with information about another person (e.g. a colleague), you confirm that they have appointed you to act for them, that they consent to the processing of their personal data, and that you have informed them of our identity and the purposes (as set out in this Privacy Notice) for which their personal data will be processed.
How we use your information
If you register to receive services via this website, in general, we will use this information to:
- provide you with relevant information and updates
- inform you about updated content and new information
- respond to your questions or requests for information
- enhance our website content based on audience profile
We will not use this information for any other purpose without notifying you.
As noted above, when you visit this website, we may collect, process and use information about you which may not personally identify you but which may be helpful for improving the operation of the site. Such information may be collected through “traffic data” and may entail the use of “cookies”, “IP Addresses” or other numeric codes used to identify your computer. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website. You can delete cookies or configure your computer to reject them, although this may disable the site’s ability to manage individual sessions. To read more about the cookies we use, how we use them, and how to manage them, click here.
How we share your information
Any personal information that you choose to provide to us is shared only with HIVRT Trustees, employees and third party agents who provide services to us. Agents that we use are forbidden from using your personal information for any other purposes. Your personal information is not shared with or sold to any other third party. Please note that we may disclose any personal information as is required by law, when necessary for health or safety purposes, or when needed to protect our legal rights.
We apply best efforts to respect your preferences about our use of your personal information. We only want to send you information if you wish to receive it. If you have elected to receive updates from the HIVRT and you subsequently wish to opt out of receiving such information, you can do so by using any “unsubscribe” feature in communications that we send to you, or by contacting us directly at the address shown below (see How to Contact Us).
Accessing your personal information
We strive to provide you with reasonable opportunities to access your personal information. You may find out what information we hold about you by making a written request to the address provided below. You may also write to us at this address to correct or update your personal information (see How to Contact Us).
Security of your personal information
Although no systems are completely secure, the HIVRT takes appropriate technical and organizational measures to help prevent misuse, loss, destruction, or damage to your personal data.
Links to other websites
This privacy notice does not cover links within this website to other websites. We advise you to read the privacy statements on other websites that you may link to from this website.
The HIVRT strives to maintain the highest of standards in collecting and using your personal information. If you are concerned about how we use your information, or if you have any complaints or queries, please contact us at the address shown below.
Changes to this privacy notice
We regularly review how we collect and use personal information provided by website users and may therefore update this privacy notice from time to time. This privacy notice was last updated on 14 November 2013.
How to contact us
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, or our use of your personal information, or if you want to change or correct your personal information, please contact us at:
HIV Research Trust,
c/o Ashfield Healthcare Communications,
Fax: 00 44 1625 241 063