WE ARE COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING THE PRIVACY OF OUR WEBSITE VISITORS; THIS POLICY SETS OUT HOW WE WILL TREAT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
(1) WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views
(b) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us
(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters
(e) any other information that you choose to send to us
We may send a cookie which may be stored on by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognise your computer when you visit our website, and to personalise our website for you.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.) This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
(3) USING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website
(d) send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website
(e) send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you
(f) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications
(g) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
(h) send to you marketing communications (relating to our charitable activities which we think may be of interest to you) by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications to be sent by emailing us)
(i) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
(4) OTHER DISCLOSURES
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
(5) SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
(6) POLICY AMENDMENTS
(7) THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
(8) UPDATING INFORMATION
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
(9) TWITTER POLICY
- Only material relevant to the ALSGBI, surgical education, events and courses is published, the commentary is factual and descriptive only. Likewise, links included are only to content of the same type.
- No claims explicit or implied are made under any circumstances that a particular type or brand of surgical equipment is superior to another.
- No comments under any circumstances are made about politics, religion or other non-relevant controversial issues.
- No postings are permitted which are irrelevant to the objects of the ALSGBI, as listed in section 3 of the Constitution.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25th 2018.
At the ALSGBI we take data protection very seriously. On joining as a Member you are offered a series of options regarding your data and contact preferences. You can update these preferences at any time by visiting your user account.
If you have not yet created a user account, please visit https://members.alsgbi.org and select “Update My Details”.
You can read about the GDPR by clicking here
(11) OTHER LEGAL MATTERS
Please contact the Legal Officer, J Williams, at firstname.lastname@example.org