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Please read this document carefully and keep a copy for your future reference.
A number of other Permitted Users will be using your information if:
a. your membership benefits include our professional indemnity insurance policy; and/or
b. we arrange credit facilities for payment of your subscription by installments.
These Permitted Users include SCOR UK Company Limited (SCOR), International Insurance Company of Hannover Limited (Inter-Hannover) any insurers and reinsurers of such persons and Premium Credit Ltd.
References to 'we' or 'us' include such affiliates and Permitted Users.
We will hold different types of information, depending upon what is provided to us, and what activities we carry out relating to you. This may include what the Data Protection Act 1998 defines as Sensitive Personal Data, covering, for example, your health or any criminal record.
Telephone calls may be recorded and will be used for training, monitoring and other purposes as MDUSL may require from time to time.
Your Data will be used, held and processed for the administration of or any other purpose associated with or which flows from:
Your Data may be held by us for the duration of your membership (if applicable) and such additional period as MDU/DDU and/or MDUSL may require for the Permitted Purposes.
We will use and process the Data, share it between Permitted Users, and/or provide it to third parties as set out below as required for the Permitted Purposes.
We will receive Data either from you when you contact us (including where you provide Data through our websites). In some circumstances, we will receive Data from third parties who provide services to us or to our members. We may also receive Data from regulatory or professional bodies, other medical or dental defence organisations or insurers, your employer or other healthcare professionals, claimants or potential claimants or their representatives.
We may share your Data among Permitted Users. We may also provide your Data to third parties who are contracted to provide services to us or to you relating to the Permitted Purposes or to our legal advisers, regulatory or professional bodies, the Compensation Recovery Unit and to other medical or dental defence organisations or insurers.
We will also disclose your Data where necessary in order to comply with any legal or regulatory obligations or codes of practice to which we are subject or in order to enforce or apply The Medical Defence Union Limited's Memorandum and Articles of Association, the terms of any insurance policy or other obligations which you owe to us or a Permitted User or to protect the rights, property, or safety of any Permitted User, its customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
We will not pass your Data to third parties for marketing or promotional purposes.
You can at any time in the future ask not to receive direct marketing or such other materials, including MDU/DDU journals and MDU/DDU publications, information about new products and services from MDUSL by writing to the MDU/DDU membership department at One Canada Square, London E14 5GS or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also update your preferences on our website at themdu.com or theddu.com.
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you certain rights regarding your personal information. If you wish to exercise any of them, please contact us by email at email@example.com or write to the Company Secretary at One Canada Square, London E14 5GS.
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