We collect the minimum amount of information about you that is commensurate with providing you with a satisfactory service. This Policy indicates the type of processes that may result in data being collected about you.
We may collect any or all of the information that you give us depending on the type of transaction you enter into, including your name, and email address, together with data about your use of the website. Other information that may be needed from time to time to process a request may also be collected as indicated on the website.
We use the information collected primarily to process the task for which you visited the website. All reasonable precautions are taken to prevent unauthorised access to this information. This safeguard may require you to provide additional forms of identity should you wish to obtain information about your account details.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Your Internet browser has the in-built facility for storing small files- “cookies” – that hold information which allows a website to recognize your account. Our website takes advantage of this facility to enhance your experience. You have the ability to prevent your computer from accepting cookies but, if you do, certain functionality on the website may be impaired. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information.
We also use third party advertising companies to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers information which includes only your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. Your name, address, email address, or telephone number is NOT included.
We do not share your personally identifiable information to any third party for marketing purposes. However, we may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place.
Changes to this Policy
- Preterm birth linked to higher risk of heart failureBabies born preterm run a higher risk of heart failure during childhood and adolescence than those born at full term, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report.
- Chocolate may cut risk of irregular heartbeat by a fifthA little bit of what you fancy really does do you good; researchers say that moderate chocolate intake may reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation.
- Genes responsible for severe congenital heart disease identified by researchersThe first known identification of two genes responsible for hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a severe congenital heart defect, has been reported by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh...
- Obstructive sleep apnea might lead to irregular heartbeatPatients with obstructive sleep apnea may face a greater risk of atrial fibrillation, or irregular, rapid heartbeat, new research suggests.
- Chronic anabolic steroid use may damage heart, arteriesLong-term anabolic-androgenic steroid use may reduce the heart's ability to pump blood throughout the body, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
- New research could help develop drugs to better address heart problems in diabeticsResearch published in Experimental Physiology shows that diabetes-induced changes in heartbeat are primarily regulated by the β1-adrenoceptor.
- Does moderate drinking really protect against heart disease? A new review finds the existing research to be biased and suggests that moderate drinking does not stave off heart disease after all.
- Heart failure and stroke identified as lethal combinationHeart failure patients with previous stroke had greater risks of depression, hospitalisation and death.
- Eating more fruits and vegetables may lower risk of blockages in leg arteriesEating three or more servings of fruit and vegetables per day may lower your risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular...
- Can you be healthy and have obesity? Not really, says major studyThe largest study of its kind to date investigates the idea of 'healthy obesity' and deems it a myth. Obese people are still at a higher risk of illness.