Privacy & Cookies Policy
This website is operated by the Combined Services Orthopaedic Society. We take your privacy very seriously therefore we urge to read this policy very carefully because it contains important information about :
how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information,
your rights in relation to your personal information, and
how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event that you have a complaint.
Who we are
Combined Services Orthopaedic Society collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do this, we are regulated under the General Data protection Regulations which applies across the European Union (including the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as 'controller' of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
The personal information we collect and use
We collect the following personal information that you provide to us:
Some examples of when we collect this information include:
When applying to join the Combined Services Orthopaedic Society
How we use your personal information
We collect information about our users for the following purposes:
To update them on them on the annual CSOS conference
Who your information may be shared with
We will not share you personal information with any other 3rd parties.
Whether personal information has to be provided by you, and if so why
No personal information has to be provided by you to us at any time.
How long your personal information will be kept
We will hold your personal information for as long as the CSOS is holding an annual conference. You can choose to unsubscribe at anytime. You can do this by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email we send you.
Reasons we can collect and use your personal information
We keep your name and email address so we can inform you about the annual conference.
Keeping your information secure
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine need to know it., such as organisers of the conference. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We will also use technological and organisation measures to keep your information secure. These measures include:
All new users must provide the name of a sponsor which will be checked before access to the website is allowed. (Sponsors information is not stored after access has been verified.) User account access is controlled by a unique username and password. All data is stored on secure servers. The website has a SSL certificate which means all information is encrypted .We never ask for financial information.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
Indeed, while we will use all reasonable efforts to secure your personal data, in using the site you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you or to you via the internet.
Transfers of your information out of the EEA
We will not transfer your personal information outside of the EEA at any time.
What rights do you have?
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those pertaining to CSOS include:
fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use personal information
access to your personal information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address
require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances
claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws
If you would like to exercise any of these rights please:
let us have enough information to identify you
let us know the information to which your request relates
How to complain
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
If you have any questions about this policy or the information we hold about you, please contact us by:
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