Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy statement was published on 25/05/2018

EUSEM, European Society of Emergency Medicine, respects your privacy and is committed to protect it through our compliance with this statement.

Should we ask you to provide certain personal information by which you can be identified when using this website, or through direct contact with EUSEM you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance to this privacy statement.

In this statement, personal information means data which relates to an individual and which identifies that individual either directly or indirectly, such as your name or your contact information. This statement is applicable to our website and all relations between EUSEM and its members, staff of organisations it connects with, partners and contacts. If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

WHAT WE COLLECT

The personal data are collected and can be processed in the context of being a:

 

Member

Our members and potential members can make a MyEusem profile on the website. You can use your profile to log in to the MyEusem portal and complete/update your details, apply and register for our exams or apply for and manage your EUSEM Membership. To register your profile, we collect the following type of data:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

If you log in to your account, you can see exactly what information is collected about you.

 

Candidate

To apply for workshops, courses and exams we collect additional information about you to estimate if you’re eligible to take part in them. For this purpose, we may collect the following type of data:

  • Professional information about your current and past responsibilities and education
  • Evidence of recent CPD (courses attended, lectures given, etc.)

 

Website visitor

EUSEM also automatically collects anonymous information regarding your use of our Websites. We do this by using cookies.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

All the personal data collected by EUSEM are expressly and voluntarily provided by you.

WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER

How do we use information collected? Any information that you supply to EUSEM or data that we collect will be processed by or on behalf of EUSEM. You agree that we may, and we confirm that we will only use, the information you provide to us or the data that we collect for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • to improve our products and services.
  • to send You information you have specifically requested
  • to help us develop the website to be more useful to you
  • to provide you with information that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes
  • to notify you about changes to our service
  • to send you invitation to events related to the activity of our association
  • to process payment information related to your membership, via third party data processors

We are not in the business of selling your personal data. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. Therefore, we will not sell your personal data to third parties, including third party advertisers. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may disclose, transfer or share your personal data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below.

We may share your personal data with our service providers who process personal data on behalf of EUSEM to perform certain business-related functions. These companies include our database service providers, the core PCO (professional congress organiser), the exam service provider, backup and disaster recovery service providers, email service providers, and others. When we engage another company to perform such functions, we may provide them with information, including personal data, in connection with their performance of such functions.

Our service providers will be bound to maintain that personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

SECURITY

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. All information you provide to us is stored on with passwords secured servers. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our websites; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Your rights:

When you use this website and provide us with personal information you are agreeing that

we may use your personal information for the purposes set out in this policy.

If you wish to invoke your privacy rights, as defined below, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Right to rectification, completion or update of your personal data;
  • Right to delete your personal data (‘right to be forgotten’);
  • Right to limit the processing of your personal data;
  • Right to transferability of your personal data;
  • Right to object to/oppose the processing of your personal data;

In principle, you can exercise these rights free of charge via the above-mentioned emailadress. In addition, you can always, via your personal account, update, modify and/or verify your personal data which you were required to submit when creating your account.

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or information about our services, you can unsubscribe at any time by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

COMPLAINTS

If you have any complaints about the way EUSEM collects, uses and/or processes your personal data, you can lodge a complaint through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION

EUSEM is aware of the passage of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We are evaluating any additional requirements or restrictions imposed by the GDPR to ensure that we handle customer data in compliance with applicable law by 25/05/2018. 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

EUSEM may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25/05/2018.