On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our Exhibitors/Sponsors. Such information will not identify you personally as it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site.
Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file. 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 analyze web traffic or let 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.
All computers have the ability to automatically accept or decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which determines how to handle cookies. Please note that if you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
If you are an existing attendee, we may contact you with information about goods and services and Symposiums similar to those which were the subject of a previous association to you.
If you are a new customer, we will only contact you or allow third parties contact regarding products and services associated with the content of the Symposium.
If you do not want us to use your data for our third parties, you may decline this option when you provide your details to us on within the registration form.
Please be advised that we do not reveal information about identifiable individuals to our Exhibitors/Sponsors, but we may, on occasion, provide them with aggregate statistical information about our visitors.
Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety. Complete Credit Card information IS NOT stored on our servers.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is, therefore, entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries (if any).
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
You might find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
If you wish to receive details about the information that we hold about you, please contact us using the details below.