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Privacy, Usage & Copyright Statement

Privacy, Usage & Copyright Statement

All material on this website is the copyright of “How is Your Day?”, which is an initiative of the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association. 

PPTA is certified under the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.


You may view the content of this website on screen. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit or otherwise use the website content in any way except for non-commercial, personal or educational use. In these cases, reproduction is authorized, provided the source is acknowledged. Where prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), this permission cancels the above-mentioned general permission and will clearly indicate any restrictions on use.


You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any of the website’s content except for non-commercial, personal or educational use. Any other use of the website content requires the prior written permission of “How is Your Day?” or the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association.


The names, images and logos identifying “How is Your Day?” or third parties referred to on the website and their products or services may be subject to copyright, design rights or trademark rights, which may not be reproduced without the consent of the relevant owners. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any license or right to use any copyright, design right or trademark of “How is Your Day?” or the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association or any other third party.

Privacy statement
Please read this statement carefully to understand how we collect, use and store your personal data.

How do we collect your personal  information?

We may collect information about you whenever you interact with us. For example, when you contact “How Is Your Day?” regarding our activities, register as a supporter, contribute or receive information, or when you specifically and knowingly provide us with your personal information. We may also receive information about you from third parties – but only if you’ve given them permission to share your information.


What information do we collect?
When you interact with us, we may collect names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers and other information, where appropriate, such as dates of birth.

Approval process for patient and donor stories

The patient and donor stories submitted on this website follow a review and approval process:

• People (authors) interested in sharing their stories, will submit to “How Is Your Day?” using the web form or a form sent by e-mail.

• “How is Your Day?” team reviews the submission and may edit the text for brevity or clarity.

• The submission is posted on the website/used in printed information materials.

In the event that a submission is not accepted, the author is informed and the information submitted is deleted from the “How Is Your Day?”/PPTA information systems.   

Personal and contact information of people submitting their stories to “How Is Your Day?” are confidential and never shared.  

Will we disclose the information we have collected to outside parties?
If you give your consent, we may pass your information to our service providers which may share the aims and objectives of “How Is Your Day?” and related organizations. If you do not want this to happen, please do not tick the box. We may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.

How we protect your personal information?
We take appropriate physical, electronic and managerial measures to ensure that we keep your information secure, accurate and up to date, and that we only keep it as long as is reasonable and necessary. Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal information, the transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure. We do our best to protect personal information, but we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to our website, so any transmission is at the user’s own risk.

When you register with us, you are stating that you are over 18 years of age or are a minor acting with parental consent. You confirm that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any time is true. 

Confidentiality
We cannot be held responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not owned or managed by How Is Your Day or The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association, including those linked through our website.

Notification of change of privacy statement
We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. You are advised to visit this website section periodically to keep up to date with the changes in our privacy policy.

March 2018

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