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AgaMatrix Europe Limited (“AgaMatrix” “we”, “us”, “our” and “ours”) supplies and supports a range of medical device (In-Vitro Diagnostic Device (IVDD) and Medical Device (MD)) products and support services. We recognise that the security of personal data is of the utmost importance, and recognise this impacts our clients, employees and business partners. Therefore, we have put in place the following privacy notice.
This privacy notice is not contractual, and we may update or amend it any time. Please refer to paragraph 11 below for further details in this regard. It is important that you read this privacy notice, and together with any other policies and notices that we may provide from time to time on occasions when we are collecting personal data.
This notice describes how we collect and use personal data, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and any other national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, as amended or updated from time to time, in the UK (‘Data Protection Legislation’). Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
AgaMatrix Europe Limited is registered in England and Wales as a limited company under number: 06410118 and our registered office is at Harwell Innovation Centre, 173 Curie Avenue, Harwell Oxford, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QG.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Legislation and this notice, we are the ‘data controller’. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal data. We are required under the Data Protection Legislation to notify you of the information contained in this privacy notice.
We have appointed a data protection officer. Our data protection officer is our data protection point of contact and is responsible for assisting with enquiries in relation to this privacy notice or our treatment of your personal data. Should you wish to contact our data protection point of contact you can do so using the contact details noted at paragraph 12 (Contact Us), below. We may also act as a ‘data processor’ in the performance of our services to our clients and our contracts with our clients impose on us the obligations required by the GDPR when acting this capacity.
We obtain personal data about you, for example, when:
The information we hold about you and may process may include the following:
We may also hold and process certain special categories of data including:
We may process your personal data for purposes necessary for the performance of our contract with our clients and to comply with our legal obligations. This may include processing your personal data where you are a customer or supplier.
We may process your personal data for the purposes of our own legitimate interests provided that those interests do not override any of your own interests, rights and freedoms which require the protection of personal data. This includes processing for marketing, business development, statistical and management purposes. We may process your personal data for certain additional purposes with your consent, and in these limited circumstances where your consent is required for the processing of your personal data then you have the right to withdraw your consent to processing for such specific purposes. Please note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful basis depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. We may also transmit personal data to relevant service providers in order for us to provide the agreed services. Where personal data is not provided, or the right to process is withdrawn, we may be unable to provide the agreed services.
We may use your personal data in order to:
In some circumstances we may anonymise or pseudonymise the personal data so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use it without further notice to you.
If you refuse to provide us with certain information when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have entered into with you or provide products and services as necessary to maintain the use of currently used products and services. Alternatively, we may be unable to comply with our legal or regulatory obligations.
We may also process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in accordance with this notice, where we are legally required or permitted to do so.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is collected.
When assessing what retention period is appropriate for your personal data, we take into consideration:
Where we need to use your personal data for another reason, other than for the purpose for which we collected it, we will only use your personal data where that reason is compatible with the original purpose.
Should it be necessary to use your personal data for a new purpose, we will notify you and communicate the legal basis which allows us to do so before starting any new processing.
We will share your personal data with third parties where we are required by law, where it is necessary to administer the relationship between us and our customers, business partners and suppliers or perform the contract with our customer or supplier, to comply with the requirements of our regulator the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), or where we have another legitimate interest in doing so.
“Third parties” includes third-party service provider. The following activities are carried out by third-party service providers including but not limited to: IT services, delivery services and banking services.
All of our third-party service providers are required to take commercially reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect your personal data. We only permit our third-party service providers to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We will not transfer the personal data we collect about you outside of the EEA without your prior consent.
Where we transfer personal data outside of the EEA, we will ensure that there is an adequacy decision by the European Commission in relation to the applicable country. Therefore, it will be deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for your personal information for the purpose of the Data Protection Legislation.
If there is not an adequacy decision by the European Commission in relation to any country to which we request your permission to transfer personal data, then it will not be deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for your personal information for the purpose of the Data Protection Legislation. Where applicable, to ensure that your personal data is treated by those third parties in a way that is consistent with and which respects the Data Protection Legislation, we will ensure measures such as binding corporate rules model contract clauses are in place.
We have put in place commercially reasonable and appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Should your personal information change, please notify us of any changes of which we need to be made aware by contacting us, using the contact details below.
Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
If you want to exercise any of the above rights, please email our data protection point of contact.
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances. We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access the information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is another appropriate security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.
In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal data for a specific purpose (for example, in relation to direct marketing that you have indicated you would like to receive from us), you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please email our data protection point of contact.
Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your personal information (personal data) for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.
We reserve the right to update this privacy notice at any time to ensure compliance with the laws and legislation of the UK and any other relevant associations or bodies of authority e.g. MHRA, Information Commissioners Office (ICO).
Any changes we may make to our privacy notice in the future will be updated on our website at: www.agamatrix.co.uk.
If you have any questions regarding this notice or if you would like to speak to us about the manner in which we process your personal data, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may write also to us at:
The Data Controller, AgaMatrix Europe Limited, Harwell Innovation Centre, Curie Avenue, Harwell Oxford, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QG.