These rules do not supersede any provisions that have been specifically agreed with any of clients, partner and/or providers.
For purposes of this Notice, You and/or Client and/or Patient and/or User are indistinctively used to mean the owner of the personal data.
By providing us with your personal data you acknowledge and declare that:
- You are above 18 years old
- You understand the English language
- You authorize the collection, processing and use of the personal data in the terms contained herein.
a) Identification of company responsible for the processing
Fairway, Medical Tourism Portugal, S.A., a limited liability company with registered offices at Edifício Centro Burgo, n.º 1773 A, Sala A2.4, Avenida da Boavista, Porto, taxpayers’ number 510603556, inscribed at the Porto Companies’ Registrar, with share capital of 100.000 Euro.
+351 220 973 751
b) Purposes of the processing of the personal data
Fairway provides premium promotion and facilitation medical tourism services in Portuguese private health units, under the trademark Medical Port®.
Fairway services include the facilitation, intermediation and support services related to medical tourism processes (but do not include the provision of the medical services).
For this, Fairway needs to collect personal and health information for the purposes of:
- Submit a proposal and provide the proposed medical tourism services to Client
- Send to client marketing information on other services that Fairway may develop in the future and that it believes are of interest of client, provided client has given its consent and has not opted out.
c) Identification of categories of data that will be collected
Personal data for proposal elaboration:
Name, email, telephone number for contact, identification of the desired procedure, age, gender, local medical doctor and place where he/she can be contacted (if applicable), profession, nationality, insurance company and policy number (if applicable), IBAN for reimbursement purposes (if applicable).
Information related to the medical procedure that client wish to acquire, therapeutic, instructions from the doctor that prescribed such intervention (if applicable), other therapeutic that client is taking and that may influence the medical procedure that is being acquired, Fairway collects your data after your specific consent by telephone, email or through a form in our website.
Obligatory information is marked with an * . Failure to provide such obligatory information will result in Fairway being unable to send a quote and/or proposal and/or not provide the medical tourism services, whichever applicable. We will maintain your data for the time strictly necessary for the completion of each of the purposes mentioned above or for further legitimate purposes or for the period authorized by the National Data Protection Authority (CNPD). Notwithstanding the above, Fairway may retain some categories of data for a longer period for compliance with legal requirements.
d) Recipients or categories of recipients of such data
- Hospitals – data will be communicated to the hospital that will be performing the elected medical procedure.
- Insurance companies – data will be communicated in the event client informs Fairway that it intends to use insurance company to coverage the costs of the medical procedure.
- Travel Agency – only personal data is communicated for purpose of provision of the touristic services associated to the medical tourism package.
These third parties will be bound, through signature of a written contract with Fairway, to maintain confidentiality on the data received and to adopt the technical and organizational measures adequate to protect personal data against unauthorized access or use, change, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss, in those instances where they will act as data processors for such information.
The data to be transmitted to these 3rd parties is on a need to know basis a restricted to minimum necessary to allow them to provide such services.
Fairway may also have to communicate personal data to authorities and regulatory bodies, such as tax and social security authorities, for purposes of compliance with relevant local and regulatory laws.
e) Right of access to and right to rectify your personal information
- You have the right to access, rectify and delete your personal information at any time.
- You may opt out of receiving marketing materials from us.
You may exercise any of these rights in writing through email to: email@example.com or by letter to our offices at Avenida da Boavista, Edifício Centro Burgo, Nº 1773 A Sala A2.4, 4100-133, Porto. Please note that, according to the relevant law, you may access your health data only through a doctor appointed by you.
f) Transfer of data outside EU
Data will not be transferred outside the EU.
g) Safeguards to data
Fairway has adopted appropriate organizational and technical measures for the safety of the personal data and to prevent unauthorized access or use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss of such data, including but not limited to, restriction of physical and logical access to data, logical separation of personal data and health data, database encryption, amongst others.
Online collection of data:
Please be advised that data that is collected/transmitted through an open network, may circulate without safety conditions and there is the risk that it may be seen and used by non-authorized third parties. Therefore, we advise you to adopt further additional security measures when using the internet for purposes of transmitting your personal data, such as encryption, using updated firewalls and antivirus duly updated, amongst others.
As provided for in the relevant laws, collection and processing of health data will be conducted by a health professional subject under national law or rules established by national competent bodies to the obligation of professional secrecy or by another person also subject to an equivalent obligation of professional secrecy.
h) Cookies - automatic collection of Data
Cookies are small text files that a website may put on User’s computer or mobile device in order to recognize the device the next time the User visits the website. It is a common practice in the internet as this enables the recognition of the User when browsing the web. For instance, when a User returns to the previous page of a website, the cookie enables him/her to come back to the selected page with the preferences that the User had previously selected.
Some cookies contain personal identification (for instances when you use “remember me”, the cookie stores your username which can be formed by your own name).
Should you wish to know more about cookies and how they can be deleted, you may visit, amongst others:
Fairway, in its the website, uses the following cookies:
- Temporary (session);
- Social Sharing Plug in.
Except in those instances where the User has disabled cookies in its browser, when User decides to continue to use Fairway’s Platform it is consenting on using the above mentioned cookies.
The navigation experience in this Site is necessarily less fulfilling if the cookies are disabled but this does not prevent user from navigating in the website.
You may contact us for any question/request regarding our cookies through our email to:
i) Applicable laws
This privacy notice is governed and subject to Portuguese Law. In this case, both User and Fairway agree that the civil courts of Lisbon (Portugal), will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with the interpretation and/or execution of this Privacy Notice.
j) Changes to this Notice
This Notice is effective from 24 June 2013. Fairway may from time to time make changes to this Privacy Notice to reflect any changes to our privacy practices in accordance with changes to legislation, or to the Fairway website. You will be notified through the email you have provided and/or through notice of change in this website.