Angeion Group International

Privacy & Cookie Policy

Last revised: 26.01.2022

1.General

This Privacy Policy sets out how Angeion Group International (“Angeion”, “we”, “us”, “our”) collects, stores, uses, and shares your personal information.

This Privacy Policy applies to personal information that Angeion collects and processes:

  • Via facebookclaim.co.uk  (desktop and mobile version) (Website) in connection with a website designed to inform the public and potential class members about a proposed class action as described on the website; and
  • Via other interactions you have with us including phone or online support and online or offline correspondence (Other Interactions).

We refer to the Website and Other Interactions as the “Services”. Other privacy policies, as notified to you, may apply if you use other products or services we provide.

We may update our Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we do this and the changes are material, we will post a notice that we have made changes to this Privacy Policy on the Services for a reasonable period prior to implementing the changes, and we will indicate the date these terms were last revised at the top of the Privacy Policy. Any revisions to this Privacy Policy will become effective on the date stated in the notice.

Angeion Group International, a company registered at 1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, United States of America, is the data controller for the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and any relevant local legislation. Angeion can be contacted using the contact details below (Contact Us).

By using the Services, you acknowledge and consent to our collection, use and sharing of your personal information as set forth in the relevant sections of this Privacy Policy. You also acknowledge that by providing your personal information through the Services your personal information is transferred to and accessed by our personnel in the United States. If you do not wish for your personal information to be used in the manner set out in this Privacy& Cookie Policy or transferred to the United States, you should not access or use the Services.

2. Contact Us & Accountability

Angeion has designated a Privacy Director who is responsible for our compliance with this Policy. The Privacy Director may be contacted as described below.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at: Angeion Group International, www.angeiongroup.com or by emailing info@angeiongroup.com with the words “Privacy Director” in the subject line.

3.Information We Collect

On behalf of its clients who are the data conrollers, Angeion may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal information about you, from its clients, and from third parties, which we have s ummarised below:

  • Contact data, including full name, email address, telephone number and entity name.
  • Communications data, for example any information which you choose to provide to us when you communicate with us or receive customer support.
  • Device and technical data, such as your browser type, operating system, and your IP address (a unique address that identifies your computer on the Internet), the full URL clickstream (i.e. where you have come from on the internet and where you go to, date and time) when you enter our Website.
  • Other data, such as banking and financial information as well as publicly available information about you, related parties, and other related information concerning your Claim(s)

Aggregated or Anonymized Information

We also collect, use and share aggregated or anonymized data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated or anonymized data could be derived from your personal information but is not considered personal information in law as this data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. If we combine or connect aggregated data with your personal information so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal information which will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We do not collect any sensitive personal information about you (such as details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data).

4.How We Collect Information

We collect personal information:

(a.)directly from you (for example, when you browse the Website and complete data fields);

(b.)through automated technologies and interactions (for example, as you interact with and use our Services); and

(c.)from our third-party clients, in particular law firms, for whom we provide settlement management services.

 

5.How We Use Information

We only use your personal information when the law allows us to do so. We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide the Services.
  • To respond to your enquiries.
  • To send you transactional and administrative messages related to the Services.
  • To keep the Services safe and secure.
  • To comply with our legal/regulatory obligations and protect our legal/commercial interests.
  • To improve the Services.
  • For any other purpose notified to you within the Services.

We rely on the following legal grounds for processing your personal information:

Processing Purpose Legal Basis to Process your Personal Information
Provide the Services Our legitimate interest in providing the Services in connection with our client engagement and facilitating settlement management and administration relating to cases and/or Claims in which you may be interested according to the terms and conditions of orders and/or agreements approved by the courts.
Respond to your enquiries Our legitimate interests in providing high quality customer service and responding to enquiries posed to us.
Send you transactional and administrative communications related to the Services To comply with a legal or regulatory obligation, and/or our legitimate interests in efficiently fulfilling our legal and contractual duties (including in jurisdictions other than that in which you reside), keeping you informed about important Service updates (such as scheduled maintenance or security updates) security, and providing high quality customer service.
To keep the Services safe and secure To comply with a legal or regulatory obligation and/or our legitimate interests in ensuring the security of the Services, preventing fraud including to verify your identity if so required.
Comply with our legal/judicial/regulatory obligations and protect our legal/commercial interests To comply with a legal or regulatory obligation and/or our legitimate interests in efficiently fulfilling our legal and contractual duties (including in jurisdictions other than that in which you reside), protecting our corporate image and brand, managing legal risk, and complying with regulations that apply to us. Additionally, in order to comply with the law, a judicial proceeding, court order, or other legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena.
Improve the Services Our legitimate interests in providing high quality and efficient services. To the extent this involves storing information on your

device such as cookies or other similar web technologies, your consent.

 

  • To initiate, process, review, investigate, assess, validate, settle, finalize, and otherwise administer Claims, according to the terms and conditions of the Class Action Settlement Agreements as approved by the Courts;

 

6.Automated interactions and web technologies

On our Website, we collect information using “cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on the hard drive of your device. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Services. We use first-party cookies, served directly by us to your device, and third-party cookies served by Google Analytics or similar services.

You can find more information about cookies and how to manage them at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Our Services use the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:

 

Type of Cookie Purpose
Essential Cookies These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our Services and to enable you to use some of their features. Without these cookies, the services that you request via our Services may not be possible to provide. We only

use these cookies to provide you with those services.

Functionality Cookies These cookies allow our Services to remember choices you make when you use our Services. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personalized experience and to avoid you from having to re-select your preferences every time

you use our Services.

Analytics and Performance Cookies These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our Services and how users use our Services. The information gathered may include the number of visitors to our Services, the websites that referred them to our Services, the pages they visited on our Services, what time of day they visited our Services, whether they have visited our Services before, and other similar information. We use this information to help operate our Services more efficiently, to gather demographic

information and to monitor the level of activity on our Services.

You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. To do this, follow the instructions provided in your browser (usually located within the “settings,” “help,” “tools” or “edit” facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.

If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our  Services.

 

7.Sharing information

Angeion shares your personal information only when it is necessary to offer the Services, legally required, or permitted by you. We share personal information with third parties as follows:

  • Service providers: We share personal information to third party service providers to help us bring you the Services. For example, we use Amazon Web Services as a hosting provider. We Parties such as this act as our data processors. They have access to personal information for a limited purpose and limited period of time and we implement contractual protections limiting the use of that personal information to the provision of services to Angeion.
  • In connection with business transfers: If we sell, transfer or merge parts of our business or our assets, we share information with the purchaser of that business/those assets. Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our business, your personal information would remain subject to this Privacy Policy.
  • In connection with compliance with laws and the protection of our rights and the rights of others: We will be required to access and disclose personal information in response to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. Additionally, we will access and share account or other personal information when we believe it is necessary to comply with law, to protect our interests or property, to prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the Services, or to prevent imminent harm. This will include accessing and sharing personal information with other companies, professional advisors (such as lawyers, auditors and insurers), agents or government agencies, or law enforcement authorities.

We may share information about you that has been aggregated or anonymized such that it cannot reasonably be used to identify you in any way for any lawful business purpose.

 

8.How Long We Retain Information, Limited Use, and Disclosure

We only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, including for the purposes of satisfying legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal information (so that it can no longer be associated with you) in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to  you.

Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected as described herein, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law.

Upon our clients’ direction, we will destroy, erase, or make anonymous documents or other records containing personal information as soon as it is reasonable to assume that the original purpose is no longer being served by retention of the information and retention is no longer necessary for a legal or business purpose. We will take due care when destroying personal information so as to prevent unauthorized access to the information.

 

9.Securing Information

We have implemented technical and organizational measures we consider appropriate to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your personal information. Specifically, Angeion has implemented measures designed to secure personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All personal information is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.

Angeion’s security measures include:

  • Education and training to relevant staff to ensure they are aware of our privacy obligations when handling personal data.
  • Administrative and technical controls to restrict access to personal data on a ‘need to know’ basis.
  • Technological security measures, including firewalls, VPNs, multi-factor authentication, encryption, and anti-virus software.
  • Physical security measures, such as staff security passes to access our premises.
  • Commercially reasonable precautions for the disposal or destruction of personal information that may consist of securely shredding physical documents and deleting electronically stored information in a manner that prevents it from being readily recovered.

 

10.International (Cross Border) Transfers

Your information shall be stored on servers located in the United Kingdom.

However, Angeion and any of its subsidiaries or affiliated companies may transfer your personal information across national borders to fulfil any of the above purposes, including, but not limited, to the United States.

Where our service providers or other third parties (identified above) based outside the European Economic Area receive personal information, we ensure the transfer according to commercial best practices compliant with applicable data privacy laws and regulations of the originating jurisdiction.

 

11.Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information; Your Rights

We will comply with any rights provided to you under applicable law. You have the following rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you, unless provided otherwise by relevant local                     legislation:

  • Request access to your personal information.
  • Request correction of your personal information.
  • Request erasure of your personal information.
  • Object to processing of your personal information.
  • Request restriction of processing your personal information.
  • Request transfer of your personal information.
  • Right to withdraw consent (where we rely on your consent as our basis for processing).

Please note that some of these rights are not absolute and we may refuse a request to exercise particular rights, but we will keep you informed as to the actions that we can take when you make your request. We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month, although we will notify        you if it takes longer. Additionally, you may be required to verify your identity when making such requests.

Furthermore, because we are acting for and on behalf of our clients, in some instances, we will provide them with your request and will work with them as needed to respond to your request

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to your supervisory authority for data protection issues, which for the UK is the Information Commissioner’s Office (https://ico.org.uk/). If you need further assistance regarding your rights, please contact us using the contact details above (Contact Us).

 

12.Children

Our Services are not intended for or directed to children under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us using the contact details above (Contact Us). Where we collect, use and store the information of UK or EEA individuals below the age of 18 and we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information or the relevant country requires consent from a parent, we may require a parent’s consent before we collect and/or use that information.

 

13.Third party links

The Services may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage users to read the privacy statements of other websites that collect personal information. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by Angeion via the Services.