This policy outlines our efforts to protect your privacy, what kind of data we collect and what we will do with the collected data.
We obtain the data we hold on you directly from you via the subscription form or if you send us an email. We only collect the information you provide to us voluntarily. This information includes your name, e-mail address, affiliation. To help us in our effort to enforce our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion policy, we may also ask to what gender and ethnicity you identify yourself although you will always have the option of not to say.
Use of information
Your information will be used to send you information and updates about news and events. We will not give, sell or rent your information to third parties.
To join the committee, more information about your activity and a profile picture will be requested. The data and pictures you provide will be considered public and displayed on our website. By joining the committee and providing these data and picture you allow us to make them public.
Protection of Your Information
All data we collect from you on our websites is protected against unauthorized access by third parties. We do our utmost to protect your privacy through the appropriate use of security technologies and physical safeguards.
You may request the information that VIPS holds or processes about you. We will delete this information on request. However, some personal information may remain in storage for a certain period of time in order to comply with our (legal) obligations and to resolve disputes.
You have the right to tell us if you:
- Don’t want to be contacted in the future by us
- Would like a copy of the Personal Information which we hold about you
- Would like us to correct, update, or delete your Personal Information in our records
- Wish to report any misuse of your Personal Information
- Want to withdraw your consent to receiving communications from us about news and events.
If the VIPS team becomes aware of any inaccuracy in the Personal Information that the team has recorded, the team will correct that inaccuracy at the earliest practical opportunity. If you become aware that data which we hold about you is incorrect, please contact us and we will correct the information where appropriate.
VIPS may link to other websites not controlled by VIPS. VIPS cannot be held responsible or liable for privacy practices of other websites, nor their services or content.
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