Privacy Policy for Achieving Better Care in Depression website

InterComm, acknowledging the importance of personal information and being strongly committed to protecting your privacy, will make efforts to protect your personal information in accordance with the following policy.

The personal information that InterComm collects InterComm collects, processes and uses the following categories of personal information about healthcare professionals who contact us through this website:

Your name, title, address and other contact information including email address(es) and telephone number(s);

Your job title and, where relevant, employer details and/or details of the institution or office where you work;

Information about your expertise, areas of research and speciality;

Information you include about yourself and/or others to describe the nature of your enquiry. However, it is imperative that you do not provide us with any personal data or sensitive personal data about patients that may be used to identify them, unless you have those patients’ specific consent.

How InterComm uses your personal information

InterComm will collect, process and use your personal information provided when you complete the request for medical information form, only for the following purposes:

Providing you with information and services that you have requested, for example, information about an InterComm product.

Reporting and monitoring data on adverse events and reactions which you have reported through the website.

Providing you with such information, services and/or materials by phone, mail, email and/or personal visit, according to your expressed preferences. With whom InterComm shares your personal information

InterComm may share your personal information within the InterComm group of companies (which means its subsidiaries/affiliates, ultimate holding company and the subsidiaries and affiliates of the holding company) when necessary to fulfil a legitimate business purpose or to comply with applicable legal requirements (for example, drug and/or patient safety).

InterComm may share your personal information with service providers retained by InterComm to perform services on their behalf, including provision of information and services you have requested.

InterComm has entered into appropriate contractual arrangements with such service providers prohibiting them from using or sharing your personal information, except as necessary to perform the contracted services on behalf of InterComm, or to comply with applicable law.

Some of InterComm's group companies and/or service providers may be located in countries outside of the European Economic Area (’EEA’) whose laws may not afford your personal information the same level of protection. InterComm will ensure that all adequate safeguards are in place and that all applicable laws and regulations are complied with in connection with such transfers.

InterComm reserves the right to share your personal information in the event it sells, licenses or transfers all or any part of its business or assets. Should such a sale, lease (licensing) or transfer take place, InterComm will make reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use any personal information about you in a way that is consistent with this policy.

InterComm does not share any of your personal information with third parties for their own marketing or promotional purposes.

InterComm may need to disclose your personal information to government agencies, regulatory bodies and/or the courts, if required to do so to comply with a legal or regulatory requirement.

How InterComm safeguards your personal information

InterComm takes appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

Your right of access, correction and deletion of personal data

InterComm takes steps to keep your personal information accurate and up to date. In addition, you may, in writing,
(i) request a copy of any personal information InterComm holds about you;
(ii) request correction or deletion of personal information about you that is inaccurate, incomplete or irrelevant and
(iii) request further information about InterComm's policies and practices in relation to personal information.

Privacy queries and further information

Please contact us via info@InterComm.co.uk with all such requests, inquiries or any complaints regarding our processing of your personal information.

Effective Date

This Privacy Policy is effective from February 2017.