Wecudos Privacy Policy
Last modified: 14/03/2017

Notice of privacy practices


Wecudos is dedicated to maintaining the privacy of your protected health information (‘PHI’). PHI is information about you that may be used to identify you (such as your name, social security number or address), and that relates to (a) your past, present or future physical or mental health or condition, (b) the provision of health care to you, or (c) your past, present, or future payment for the provision of health care. In conducting its business, Wecudos will receive and create records containing your PHI. Wecudos is required by law to maintain the privacy of your PHI and to provide you with notice of its legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI.Wecudos must abide by the terms of this Notice while it is in effect. This current Notice takes effect on February 23, 2014, and will remain in effect until Wecudos replaces it. Wecudos reserves the right to change the terms of this Notice at any time, as long as the changes are in compliance with applicable law. If Wecudos changes the terms of this Notice, the new terms will apply to all PHI that it maintains, including PHI that was created or received before such changes were made. If Wecudos changes this Notice, it will post the new Notice on its Web site and will make the new Notice available upon request. We know that you care about how information about you is gathered and shared and we appreciate your trust in us to do this carefully and sensibly.

It’s important to us that you’re comfortable using the Wecudos Service, and this Privacy Policy is intended to inform you about how we treat Personal Information that we process about you. If you do not agree to any part of this Privacy Policy, you must not use the Wecudos Service. You give us rights in what you submit. With the exception of any personal data or information you submit (which shall be maintained in accordance with our Privacy Policy) and other information governed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law 104-191 ("HIPAA"), and the 1998 Data Protection Act if you make any submissions (by email or otherwise) on, to or through Wecudos, including but data, questions, comments, suggestions, business information, ideas, concepts or inventions, you make such submission without any restrictions or expectation of compensation or of confidentiality, and agree that your submissions may be used without restriction for any purpose whatsoever, and you automatically grant–or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted– Wecudos the complete right to freely use such submissions in any way, commercial or otherwise, and for any purpose whatsoever, including the right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, transmit, translate, create derivative works from, publicly perform or display (in any media or form now known or hereafter developed), or otherwise communicate to the public, in the form of a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide nonexclusive license. Wecudos may sublicense its rights. Such submissions will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary and will become the property of Wecudos, and Wecudos shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to Wecudos for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing and marketing products using such information. Don’t submit anything to us if you don’t want to give us rights to it. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them on, through, or to Wecudos, by email or otherwise.

You understand and agree that if you choose to enter into a Private Conversation or provide consultations to clients on Wecudos that personally identifiable information will be available to you. You agree not to disclose personally identifiable or medical or health information about other members that you encounter while using Wecudos (whether posted in member profiles by a member or emailed to you by a member or during a consultation) without the express consent of such a person. As a reminder, we prohibit commercial use of Wecudos, and these non-commercial use policies apply even to general (non-identifiable) information about other members.By signing up to Wecudos, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Uses and disclosures of PHI:

Wecudos may use and disclose your PHI in the following ways: 1. Treatment, Payment and Health Care Operations. Wecudos is permitted to use and disclose your PHI for purposes of (a) treatment, (b) payment and (c) health care operations. For example:Treatment. The PHI you provide upon sign up is essential for two reasons.Firstly, for the connection to the correct healthcare providers and secondly for the purposes of a consult or in the provision of follow-up treatment. Your health information may also be shared between the health professionals looking after you in order to provide an all-round holistic treatment programe. At any point you may deny your healthcare providers the means to do so.Payment. Wecudos may use and disclose your PHI to your health insurer or health plan in connection with the processing and payment of claims and other charges. Health Care Operations. Wecudos may use and disclose your PHI in connection with its health care operations, such as providing customer services and conducting quality review assessments. Wecudos may engage third parties to provide various services for Wecudos. If any such third party must have access to your PHI in order to perform its services, Wecudos will require that third party to enter an agreement that binds the third party to the use and disclosure restrictions outlined in this Notice. In addition to this, you agree for us to share your PHI to our affiliated business partners (e.g Virgin Active) to assist and support your health and wellbeing including recommending any products and services that we think you would benefit from given that Wecudos has a large focus on personalising health and fitness.  2. Authorization. Wecudos is permitted to use and disclose your PHI upon your written authorization, to the extent such use or disclosure is consistent with your authorization.You may revoke any such authorization at any time. 3. As Required by Law. Wecudos may use and disclose your PHI to the extent required by law.

Special circumstances:

The following categories describe unique circumstances in which Wecudos may use or disclose your PHI: 1. Public Health Activities. Wecudos may disclose your PHI to public health authorities or other governmental authorities for purposes including preventing and controlling disease,reporting child abuse or neglect, reporting domestic violence and reporting to the Food and Drug Administration regarding the quality, safety and effectiveness of a regulated product or activity. Wecudos may, in certain circumstances disclose PHI to persons who have been exposed to a communicable disease or may otherwise be at risk of contracting or spreading a disease or condition.

What information does Wecudos gather?:

1. Information that you give us: We receive, store and process information that you make available to us when accessing or using the Wecudos Service. Examples include, but are not limited to, when you: a. Fill in any form, such as when you register on our digital registration application, update the details of your user account or provide any PHI or personally identifiable information at our events and wellness days whether digital or on paper; b. Access or use the web and mobile platform, such as to search for clients or advertise your services, make or accept a consultation with a client, post comments or reviews, or communicate with other users; and c. Communicate with Wecudos. 2. Mobile and Web Data: When you use certain features of our mobile or web application we may receive, store and process information about your location. If you access the web platform through a mobile device and do not want your device to provide us with location-tracking information, you can disable GPS and other location-tracking functions on your device. 3. Log Data: We may also receive, store and process Log Data, which is information automatically recorded whenever you access the platform, such as IP address, date and time you access the platform, referring and exit pages, number of clicks, and pages viewed on the website. 4. Cookies and Tracking Technologies: Wecudos may use cookies or other similar technologies on the platform. As a result, when you access or use the platform you will provide or make available certain information to us. We track your activities if you click on an advert for Wecudos on an external platform such as search engines and social networks, and we may use analytics to track your responses. We may, either directly or through third party companies and individuals we engage to provide services to us, also continue to track your behaviour on our own Platform for purposes of our own customer support, analytics, research, product development, fraud prevention, regulatory compliance, investigation, as well as to enable you to use and access the web and mobile application platforms (“Platform”).

How Wecudos uses and processes the personal information that is made available by you?:

We use and process Information about you for the following general purposes: 1. to enable you to access and use the Platform; 2. to operate, protect and improve the Platform, Wecudos business, and our users’ experience, such as to perform analytics, conduct research, and for advertising and marketing; 3. to help create and maintain a trusted and safe environment on the Platform, such as fraud detection and prevention, verifying any identifications provided by you, and conducting checks against databases such as public government databases; 4. to send you service, support and administrative messages, reminders, and information requested by you; 5. to administer rewards, surveys, or other promotional activities or events sponsored or managed by Wecudos or our business partners; including the health & fitness professionals that you interact with at our events, 6.to market and sell relevant services, products or experiences that we thing would benefit your health and wellbeing, 7. to comply with our legal obligations.

How Wecudos uses and processes User Communications?:

We may review, scan, or analyse your communications with other users exchanged via the Platform for fraud prevention, regulatory compliance, product development, research and customer support purposes. For example, as part of our fraud prevention efforts, the Platform may scan and analyse messages to prevent the sending of contact information and references to acting outside the Platform. We may also scan, review or analyse messages for research and product development purposes to help make search, booking and user communications more efficient and effective. We will not review, scan, or analyse your communications for sending third party marketing messages to you. We will also not sell these reviews or analyses of communications to third parties. By using the Platform, you consent that Wecudos, in its sole discretion, may review, scan, analyse, and store your communications, whether done manually or through automated means.

International Members:

We make no claim that Content or Services are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States or United Kingdom. Personal information ("Information") that is submitted to Wecudos will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with applicable U.S. law and Data protection act as well as our Privacy Statement. If you are a non-U.S/U.K member, you acknowledge and agree that Wecudos may collect and use your Information and disclose it to other entities outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, such Information may be stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction. U.S and U.K law may not provide the degree of protection for Information that is available in other countries. By providing us with your Information, you acknowledge that you consent to the transfer of such Information outside your resident jurisdiction as detailed in our Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to such transfer, you may not use our Content or Services. The product information provided on Wecudos is intended only for residents of the United States and United Kingdom. Products identified on this site may have different product labeling and disclosure requirements in different countries. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT WECUDOS AT enquiries@wecudos.com