Cookie policy - UK

This Cookie Policy was last updated on June 2, 2020 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the United Kingdom.

1. Introduction


Our website, https://www.doctorsworldwide.org (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2. What are cookies?


A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3. What are scripts?


A script is a piece of programme code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4. What is a web beacon?


A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5. Cookies


5.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

5.2 Statistics cookies

We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place statistics cookies.

5.3 Marketing/Tracking cookies

We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place statistics cookies.

5.4 Social media buttons

On our website we have included buttons for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are located in the United States.

6. Placed cookies


Google Analytics

Statistics (anonymous), Marketing/Tracking, Purpose pending investigation, Statistics

Statistics (anonymous)
Name Retention Function
_ga 2 years Store a unique user ID
_gid 1 day Count and track pageviews
Marketing/Tracking
Name Retention Function
_utmv 2 years Store custom information set by the web developer
Purpose pending investigation
Name Retention Function
_utma persistent Calculate days and time to purchase
Statistics
Name Retention Function
_gat_gtag_UA_* 1 minute Store a unique user ID
lsid 2 years

Stripe

Functional - We use Stripe for payment processing.

Functional
Name Retention Function
__stripe_mid 1 year Prevent fraud
__stripe_sid 30 minutes Prevent fraud

Google Fonts

Marketing/Tracking - We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts.

Marketing/Tracking
Name Retention Function
Google Fonts API none Request user IP address

7. Consent


When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “All cookies”, you consent to us using all cookies and plug-ins as described in the pop-up and this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

8. Your rights with respect to personal data


You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this Cookie Policy. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO))

9. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies


You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

10. Contact details


For questions and/or comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us