Defenders of Health
Welcome to the Defenders of Health website available at defendersofhealth.co.uk (the “Site”). The Site is operated by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (the “Foundation”) and its service providers in collaboration with certain partners listed on the Site, which may be updated from time to time (together, “we”, “our” or “us”). The Site was created to provide an educational adventure web game that takes parents/guardians on a journey with their child to discover the ways health professionals are saving lives around the world. For sake of clarity, the Site is not intended for minors (individuals under the age of 13, or equivalent minimum age depending on jurisdiction) to use without the supervision of a parent/guardian.
This page sets out the specific terms and conditions (“Access Terms”) applicable to all users’ (“you”, “your”) access and use of the Site and information about how your personal data may be used in particular ways when you use the Site (“Privacy Statement”).
We may amend these Access Terms and/or the Privacy Statement from time to time. Please check this page regularly to ensure you understand the terms and conditions which will apply at any particular time.
1. Permitted Use of Content on the Site
2. User Generated Content and NTD Procedure
The NTD Procedure shall operate as follows:
(b) you must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any User Generated Content to which you have any concern or objection at [email protected] (“Objection”);
(b) we shall endeavour to review the User Generated Content and may take such action as we deem appropriate (including removal of the User Generated Content, or rejection of your Objection);
Unless otherwise specified in the Objection, you acknowledge that we have the right to disclose your identity and contact details to the person responsible for any particular item of User Generated Content. We reserve the right to refuse to disclose, unless compelled to do so by law, the identity or contact details of any person who is responsible for User Generated Content.
4. Linked sites including social media Please note that the Content featured on the Site may be replicated or supplemented on third party social media websites, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, which are governed by, and require your agreement to, different terms and conditions. You should carefully review such terms and conditions when you are redirected to such linked sites.
This Privacy Statement supplements the Privacy & Cookies Notice using the same headings (but without repeating each and every heading).
What data we collect about you
Data you provide yourself
If you are a visitor to the Site who is over the age of eighteen (18) and wishes to add your name to a petition/open letter which will be sent by us to your respective Member of Parliament (MP), we will ask for the following personal data about you: name and postcode.
Data we collect upon opt-in, including cookies and similar technologies
How we use your data
If you are a visitor, we may use your personal data to add your name to the petition/open letter and administer the sending of such petition/letter to your respective MP.We may also use your personal data to keep in touch with you for follow-up purposes.
Where you have opted in to receive updates or a response from your Contact Us submission, we will send these to the email address you have provided to us. You can opt out from receiving updates using links within each newsletter email or by contacting us at: [email protected]
Legal bases under the GDPR
Our processing of your personal data for the above additional purposes is necessary for our legitimate interests (including our interests in operating the Site and promoting the important work of healthcare professionals), with the exception of sending you updates by email and facilitating the engagement with your MP, which relies on your consent.
When we share your data