PRIVACY POLICY

1. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

I care deeply about the privacy of my customers, website visitors and users. Prior to accessing or using my Website and Services, please read this policy and make sure you fully understand my practices in relation to your Personal Information.  If you read and fully understand this Privacy Policy, and remain opposed to my practices, you must immediately leave and discontinue all use of any of my Services. 

1.1. I am (Dr. Anita Agnieszka Wąsik) the administrator of the Personal Information. My company’s (Anita Wasik) registered office is at Kinkoranta 4 as. 21, 40930 Muurame, Finland (www.anitawasik.com).

1.2. In matters related to the processing of your Personal Information, you can contact me using the above address, through the e-mail address: info@anitawasik.com or the contact form available on the website www.anitawasik.com.

1.3. Your Personal Information (listed below in the Section 2) is obtained when you use my Website and/or Services.

2. WHAT ´PERSONAL INFORMATION´ DO I COLLECT?

To provide you the Services, I must collect Personal Information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (´Personal Information´). I collect Personal Information you provide me, from your use of the Services and my Website (www.anitawasik.com). Here are the types of Personal Information I collect about you:

2.1. Information you provide. When you register for my Services, purchase and/or use any of my Services; and/or when you contact me directly by any communication channel (e.g., my website contact form, e-mail, phone), you may provide me Personal Information, such as name(s) and surname, contact/home address, e-mail address, phone number, payment information, information you include in your communications with me, medical history details (including date of birth, current symptoms and health condition, past medical history, social and family history, diet, lifestyle, system inquiry), and Personal Information contained in scanned identification documents (such as medical documents).  In the case of entrepreneurs, I additionally process: business ID number, registered office address, bank account number.

2.2. Information I collect when you use the Services. When you visit my Website, download, and/or use any of my Services, I may collect aggregated usage Personal Information, such as Visitors’ and Users’ browsing and ‘click-stream’ activity on the Services, session heatmaps and scrolls, non-identifying Personal Information regarding the Visitor’s or User’s device, operating system, internet browser, screen resolution, language and keyboard settings, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, date/time stamps, etc.

3. WHY DO I COLLECT YOUR ‘PERSONAL INFORMATION’?

3.1. I use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services offered by me.

  2. To perform a contract or to take steps to enter a contract with you (e.g., to provide you with a consultation, e-mail, or phone communication).

  3. To collect and process your data for the purpose of providing health services, also at a distance (so-called telemedicine) and for the purpose of keeping medical records.

  4. To handling requests via the form provided on my webpage (www.anitawasik.com) or via an e-mail.

  5. To provide you with professional assistance, only upon your request.

  6. To comply with legal obligations, including issuing and retaining invoices and accounting documents, and for archiving purposes.

  7. To protect your rights in accordance with the law, including the assertion of outstanding payments.

  8. To verifying your creditworthiness to secure payments due.

  9. To prepare, pack, ship of goods.

  10. To maintain of the newsletter.

  11. To be able to contact you with general or personalized service-related notices, information, and promotional messages.

  12. To further develop, customize, expand, and improve my Services, based on clients’ common or personal preferences, experiences and difficulties.

  13. To help me to update, expand and analyse my records to identify new customers.

  14. To analyse my performance and marketing activities.

  15. To enhance the data security and fraud prevention capabilities.

  16. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

3.2. The provision of personal data is voluntary. As far as information related to the provision of health services is concerned, the provision of data is necessary for the provision of services. Failure to provide such data may make it impossible to provide the service.

4. DATA RETENTION

I may retain your Personal Information, included in the medical records, for the period of performance of Services and then, in accordance with the law, to secure the materials necessary for legal proceedings and the possible statute of limitations for claims.

5. HOW I SHARE YOUR ‘PERSONAL INFORMATION’?

5.1. Your Personal Information will not be sold or made available to third parties, in accordance with the law, excluding certain service providers (listed below in the Section 5.3) and law enforcement officials (Section 5.4 and 5.5).

5.2. Your Personal Information is not transferred to the third countries within the meaning of data protection legislation. This means that I do not send them outside the European Union.

5.3. Recipients of your Personal Information may only be entities which are entitled to receive them under the provisions of law. In certain situations, I may share your Personal Information with service providers and others (or otherwise allow them access to it) if this is necessary for the performance of a contract concluded with you or for the fulfilment of my obligations. This applies to such groups of recipients:

  • a hosting company on a trust basis

  • accounting office on a trust basis

  • postal operators

  • billing and payment processing services

  • companies providing me marketing services.​

 

5.4. Law Enforcement, Legal Requests and Duties: I may disclose or otherwise allow access to any categories of your Personal Information described in this Privacy Policy pursuant to a legal request, such as a subpoena, legal proceedings, search warrant or court order, or in compliance with applicable laws, if we have a good faith belief that the law requires us to do so, with or without notice to you.

5.5. Protecting Rights and Safety:  I may share any categories of your Personal Information described in this Privacy Policy if I believe in good faith that this will help protect the rights, property or personal safety of my customers, or any member of the general public, with or without notice to you.

5.6. I do not control, and I am not responsible for the actions or policies of any Third-Party Services, and your use of any Third-Party Services is at your own risk. I encourage you to review any privacy policy accompanying a Third-Party Services and ask such Third-Party Services for any clarifications you may need before deciding to install and/or use their services.

6. YOUR RIGHTS

6.1. You have the right to request access to, receive a copy of, update, amend, restrict, correct, or delete your Personal Information (for example, for direct marketing purposes). Further, when I rely on your consent for processing of your Personal Information (for instance, for direct marketing) you can withdraw your consent at any time, and such withdrawal will take affect from thereon. I will continue to provide you with the same level of Services.

6.2. If you wish to access, change, or delate your Personal Information please notified me via an e-mail: info@anitawasik.com.

6.3. You have the right to file a complaint with your local supervisory authority for data protection (but we still recommend that you contact me first). The address to the Finnish Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman is Lintulahdenkuja 4, P.O. Box 800, 00530 Helsinki, Finland.

7. INFORMATION ON FORMS AVAILABLE ON WWW.ANITAWASIK.COM OR SENT DIRECTLY VIA E-MAIL

7.1. The website (www.anitawasik.com) collects information voluntarily provided by the user, including Personal Information, if provided.

7.2. The site may record information about connection parameters (time stamp, IP address).

7.3. The service, in some cases, may save information to help associate the data in the form with the e-mail address of the user completing the form.

7.4. The data provided in the forms are processed for the purpose resulting from the function of a particular form e.g., to complete the process of booking appointments, contact, answering to the questions, etc. Each time the context and description of the form clearly informs what the form is used for.

8. SECURITY

8.1. I undertake to apply appropriate security measures, both technical and organizational, to protect your Personal Information. I may store and process your Personal Information whether by myself or with the help of my affiliates and service providers. My data storage providers are contractually committed to protect and secure your data. I have developed internal procedures and recommendations to prevent unauthorised access to data. I monitor their implementation and constantly check their compliance with the relevant legal. I also regularly monitor my computer for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and regularly seek new ways and Third-Party Services for further enhancing the security of my Services and protection of my customers.

8.2. I do regularly make backups and updates of all software used for data protection purposes.

8.3. Regardless of the measures and efforts taken by me, I cannot and do not guarantee the absolute protection and security of your Personal Information or any other information you upload, publish, or otherwise share with me via website contact form, e-mail, messaging, calls, or on my website (www.anitawasik.com). I encourage you to avoid providing me or anyone with any sensitive Personal Information of which you believe its disclosure could cause you substantial or irreparable harm.

9. USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER THIRD-PARTY TECHNOLOGIES

9.1. I and my Third-Party Service Providers use cookies and other similar technologies (“Cookies”) in order for us to provide our Service and ensure that it performs properly, to analyze our performance and marketing activities, and to personalize your experience. ​

9.2. Please note that I do not change my practices in response to a “Do Not Track” signal in the HTTP header from a browser or mobile application, however, most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser.

10. PROMOTIONAL MESSAGES

10.1. I may use your Personal Information to send you promotional content and messages by e-mail, text messages, notifications within my website, marketing calls etc.

10.2. If you do not wish to receive such promotional messages or calls, you may notify me at any time or follow the “unsubscribe” or STOP instructions contained in the promotional communications you receive.

11. SERVICE AND BILLING MESSAGES

11.1. I may also contact you with important information regarding my Services, or your use thereof. For example, I may send you a notice (through any of the means available to me) if a certain Service is temporarily suspended for maintenance; reply to your support ticket or e-mail; send you reminders or warnings regarding upcoming or late payments for your current or upcoming consultations.

12. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

 

12.1. My website and Services may contain links to other websites or services. I am not responsible for such ´websites or services´ privacy practices. I encourage you to be aware when you leave my Services and to read the privacy statements of each and every website and service you visit before providing your Personal Information. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such linked third-party websites and services.

13. PUBLIC BLOG, SOCIAL MEDIA AND USER CONTENT

13.1. My Services offer publicly accessible blog and Facebook company page. Please be aware that any Personal Information you provide in any such areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your Personal Information from my blogs, contact me via e-mail (info@anitawasik.com) or form available on my website (www.anitawasik.com). In some cases, I may not be able to remove your Personal Information from such areas. For example, if you use a third-party application to post a comment (e.g., the Facebook social plugin application). In any event, I advise against posting any Personal Information (via any means) you don’t wish to publicize.

13.2. If you upload or post any user content on my Website and provide it in any other way as part of the use of my Services, you do so at your own risk.

13.3. I have put adequate security measures in place to protect your Personal Information.  However, I cannot control the actions of other Users/customers or members of the public who may access your Personal Information and are not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures you or we may have placed on my Website. You understand and acknowledge that, even after its removal by you or me, copies of your Personal Information may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if any third parties have copied or stored your Personal Information. To clarify, I advise against uploading or posting any information you do not wish to be public. 

14. UPDATES AND INTERPRETATION

14.1. I may update this Privacy Policy as required by applicable law, and to reflect changes to the Personal Information collection and usage practices. In relation to any updated Privacy Policy, I will, as required by applicable law, notify you, seek your consent and/or take any other measures. I encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest Information on the privacy practices.

14.2. This Privacy Policy was written in English and may be translated into other languages for your convenience. If a translated (non-English) version of this Privacy Policy conflicts in any way with its English version, the provisions of the English version shall prevail.