A research programme by the Access to Medicine Foundation

Privacy & cookie policy

The Access to Medicine Foundation knows that you care how information
about you is used and shared and we appreciate your trust in us to do
that carefully and sensibly. This notice describes the privacy policy of
the Access to Medicine Foundation. By visiting
accesstomedicinefoundation.com, you are accepting and consenting to the
practices described in this Privacy Notice.

Access to Medicine Foundation, located at Naritaweg 227-A 1043 CB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is responsible for the processing of personal data as shown in this privacy statement.

Personal data that we process

Access to Medicine Foundation processes your personal data by using our services and / or by providing this information to us.

Below is an overview of the personal data we process:

  • First and last name
  • Address data
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address

Special and / or sensitive personal data that we process

Our website and / or service does not intend to collect data about website visitors who are younger than 16 years. Unless they have permission from parents or guardian. However, we can not check if a visitor is older than 16. We therefore advise parents to be involved in the online activities of their children, to prevent data about children being collected without parental consent. If you are convinced that we have collected personal data about a minor without this permission, please contact us. We will then remove this information.

For what purpose and on what basis we process personal data

The Access to Medicine Foundation processes your personal data for the following purpose:

  • Sending our newsletter and / or advertising brochure
  • Call or e-mail you if necessary to carry out our services
  • Inform you about changes to our services and products

Automated decision-making

Access to Medicine Foundation does not make decisions based on automated processing on matters that can have (significant) consequences for people. These are decisions that are taken by computer programs or systems, without a person (for example an employee of the Access to Medicine Foundation) sitting in between.

How long we store personal data

The Access to Medicine Foundation does not store your personal data longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data is collected.

Sharing personal data with third parties

The Access to Medicine Foundation shares your personal data with various third parties if this is necessary for the execution of the agreement and to comply with one any legal obligation. With companies that process your data in our assignment, we conclude a processor agreement to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. The Access to Medicine Foundation remains responsible for these processing operations. In addition, The Access to Medicine Foundation provides your personal data to other third parties (see our cookie policy). We only do this with your express permission.

Cookies, or similar techniques, that we use

The Access to Medicine Foundation uses functional, analytical and tracking cookies. A cookie is a small text file that records your first visit to this website stored in the browser of your computer, tablet or smartphone. The Access to Medicine Foundation uses cookies with a purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website is working properly and that, for example, your preferred settings are remembered. These cookies are also used to properly update the website, let it work and optimize it. On your first visit to our website, we have already informed you about these cookies and we have your permission asked for its placement. You can opt out of cookies by setting your internet browser so that it does not store cookies anymore. In addition, you can you also delete all information previously saved via your browser settings.

View, modify or delete data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your permission from data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by The Access to Medicine Foundation. You are also entitled to data portability. This means that you can submit a request to us for the personal data we hold from you to be sent to you or another organization mentioned by you in a digital file. You can request access to, the correction of, deletion of, or data transfer of your personal data or cancel your consent, or object to the processing of your personal data by contacting us.

To ensure that the request for access has been made by you, we ask you to send a copy of your ID with the request. Send a copy of your passport photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip with numbers at the bottom of the passport) and passport number in black. This is to protect your privacy. We will respond as quickly as possible, within four weeks, at your request. The Access to Medicine Foundation also wants to point out that you have the possibility to submit a complaint to the national supervisor, the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

How we protect personal data

The Access to Medicine Foundation takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent the abuse, loss off, unauthorized access to, unwanted disclosure of and unauthorized modification of your data. If you feel that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of it abuse, please contact us.

Last Updated: 28 May 2018.


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