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The Medical Futurist: Privacy Policy

We at Webicina Kft. ( The Medical Futurist, “We”, “Us”, “Our”) respect your concerns about privacy and value the relationship we have with you. This Online Privacy Notice applies to personal information we collect on this website (the “Site”).

In light of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR), which will take effect on 25 May 2018, we set out below certain information about the data we process in order to communicate with you. All personal data are processed in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data We collect from you, or that You provide to us, will be processed by Us. Please read the following carefully to understand Our views and practices regarding Your personal data and how We will treat it. This policy will also instruct You on what to do if You do not want Your personal information collected or shared by Us.

Information We Collect About You

We will only collect information which personally identifies You (“Personal Information”) if You provide it to Us voluntarily. This will be information that You provide by filling in forms on our site, including Your personal registration, company registration (with a person as the company contact), site surveys, registration for promotional materials.

The information We collect could include Your name, e-mail address.

a) information provided at the time of subscribing to Our services (e.g. newsletter);

b) information when You request further services (e.g. contact Us for speaker services);

c) details when You report a problem with Our Site;

d) information when You complete surveys that We may ask You about and which We use for research purposes, although You do not have to respond to them;

Automatic information

In addition, when you visit our Site, we may collect certain information by automated means, such as cookies, pixels. The information we collect in this manner includes IP address, browser characteristics, device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, information on actions taken on our site, and dates and times of website visits.


A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. On this Site, we use two kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies exist only for as long as your browser remains open. Once you close your browser, they are deleted. Persistent cookies, in contrast, last beyond each visit to the Site and remain on your hard drive after you close your browser. The cookies used on the Site include those that are strictly necessary cookies for access and navigation, cookies that track usage (performance cookies) and remember your choices (functionality cookies), and cookies that provide you with targeted content or advertising.

With most Internet Browsers, You can erase Cookies from Your computer hard drive, block all Cookies, or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. You may block cookies by activating the setting on Your browser which allows You to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if You use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) You may not be to access all or parts of our Site. Unless You have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, Our system will issue cookies as soon You visit Our Site. Please refer to Your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about adjusting Your settings.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

  • to recognize your computer when you visit the Site
  • to track you as you navigate the Site
  • to improve the Site’s usability
  • to analyze use of the Site
  • to manage the Site
  • to personalize the Site

We also may use “web beacons” on our Site. A web beacon, also known as a pixel tag or clear GIF, may be used to transmit information collected through cookies to our service providers’ servers, such as the server of Facebook or Google Adwords. These web beacons enable our service providers to compile anonymous information about your browsing activity on the Site. For more information, see the section on “Online Tracking” below.

How We Use The Information We Collect

We may use the information we obtain through the Site to:

  • offer and provide services and information to you, including newsletters;
  • respond to and communicate with you about your requests, questions and comments;
  • process claims we receive in connection with our services;
  • operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing new products and services; managing our communications; determining the effectiveness of our communication; analyzing and enhancing our services and Site;
  • perform data analysis and other processing (including market and consumer research, trend analysis);
  • protect against, identify and prevent fraud and other criminal activity, claims and other liabilities; and
  • comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and our policies.

In addition, we use information collected online through cookies, web beacons and other automated means for purposes such as (i) recognizing your computer when you visit the Site, (ii) tracking you as you navigate the Site (iii) improving the Site’s usability, (iv) analyzing use of the Site, (v) managing the Site, and (vi) personalizing the Site , including targeted content and advertisements that may be of particular interest to you. We also use this information to help diagnose technical and service problems, administer our Site, identify users of our Site, and gather demographic information about our users. We use clickstream data to determine how much time users spend on web pages of our Site, how users navigate through our Site, and how we may tailor our Site to better meet the needs of our users.

Online Tracking

We may use third-party web analytics services on our Site, such as Google Analytics, Hotjar. These service providers help us analyze how users use our Site. The information collected for this purpose (including your IP address and other information collected by automated means) will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers. These service providers may retain and use anonymised, aggregated data collected from users of our Site in connection with their own businesses, including in order to improve their products and services. To learn more about opting out of data collection through Google Analytics, Hotjar, click the link below:

Google Analytics

You can de-activate Google Analytics by installing a browser add-on that can be downloaded at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


You can de-activate Hotjar tracking here:


Marketing automation

We use Mailchimp and Hellobar as marketing automation platforms.

Please find Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy here.

Please find Hellobar’s Privacy Policy here.

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email You receive from Us, or by contacting Us at info@medicalfuturist.com.


You may see certain ads on other websites based on your visits to our Site because we participate in advertising networks administered by third-party vendors, such as Facebook, Google Adwords. Ad networks allow us to target our messaging to users considering demographic data, users’ inferred interests and browsing context. These networks track your online activities over time by collecting information through automated means, including through the use of cookies, web server logs and web beacons. The networks use this information to show you advertisements that are tailored to your individual interests, to track your browser across multiple websites, and to build a profile of your web browsing. The information our ad network vendors collect includes information about your visits to websites that participate in the vendors’ advertising networks, such as the pages or advertisements you view and the actions you take on the websites. This data collection takes place both on our Site and on third-party websites that participate in the ad networks. This process also helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.

US: To learn more about how to opt out of ad network interest-based advertising, click here.

EU: To learn more about how to opt out of ad network interest-based advertising, click here.

Information We Share

We may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law, regulation or legal process (such as a court order or subpoena), (ii) in response to requests by government agencies, such as law enforcement authorities, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity. We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).

Links To Other Websites

Our Site may contain links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may be operated by companies not affiliated with us. Linked websites may have their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of any websites that are not affiliated with Us, any use of those websites, or the privacy practices of those websites.

How We Protect Personal Information

We are committed to ensuring that Your Personal Information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access, use or disclosure We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information We collect online. Our security technologies and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that they are up to date and effective.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Your Rights and Control of Your Personal Information

You are in control of how We use the information You provide. You have the right to, at any time:

a) Access the Personal Information We hold about You in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a small fee to meet Our costs in providing You with this information.

b) ask for Your Personal Information to be corrected or updated;

c) ask Us to remove Your Personal Information from Our records;

d) tell Us if You do not want Us to use Your Personal Information for Our own marketing purposes. We expressly do not pass Your personal information on to third parties for any reason (including for marketing purposes), except where it is specifically required in order to provide you with the services.

To do this, please either unsubscribe from the product for which you have subscribed, or you may choose not to proceed with completion of an order form or registration form. All our products offer an unsubscribe option, which will allow you remove your details from our product database at any time. You can contact Us at the Contact Us tab on the site.

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If You follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before You submit any personal data to these websites.

Updates To Our Online Privacy Notice

We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When We do, We will notify You either by placing a prominent notice on the home page of Our Website or by directly sending You notification. We encourage You to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how We are using and protecting Personal Information We collect. Your continued use of the website constitutes Your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any updates that We may make.

How To Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Online Privacy Notice, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by: E-mailing us: info@medicalfuturist.com

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