Privacy Policy

Effective Date: September 2023

1. Introduction

Welcome to the website of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society (BOOS). At BOOS, we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled responsibly. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you visit our website. By using our website, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

2. Information We Collect

2.1. Personal Information: We may collect personal information such as your name, email address, contact information, and professional credentials when you use our website, subscribe to our newsletters, or participate in our events and activities.

2.2. Automatically Collected Information: When you visit our website, we may automatically collect certain information, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, and browsing behavior. This information is used for analytics and to improve our website’s functionality and user experience.

3. How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

3.1. Communication: We may use your personal information to communicate with you, send you updates, newsletters, event invitations, and other relevant information about BOOS.

3.2. Website Improvement: We use automatically collected information to analyze website traffic, track user trends, and enhance the performance and usability of our website.

3.3. Legal Compliance: We may use your information as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

4. Sharing Your Information

We may share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:

4.1. Service Providers: We may engage third-party service providers to assist us in delivering our website services. These providers may have access to your personal information, but only to the extent necessary to perform their services for us.

4.2. Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required by law, court order, or government regulation.

5. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Our website may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information about your browsing behavior. You can adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies or to be notified when cookies are being used. Please note that disabling cookies may affect your experience on our website.

6. Your Rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal information:

6.1. Access: You can request access to the personal information we hold about you.

6.2. Correction: You can request corrections to inaccurate or incomplete personal information.

6.3. Deletion: You can request the deletion of your personal information, subject to legal obligations.

6.4. Opt-Out: You can opt out of receiving promotional communications from us.

7. Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, or misuse. However, no data transmission over the internet or electronic storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for legal reasons. The latest version will be posted on our website with the effective date.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the use of your personal information, please contact us at:

BOOS Secretary

10. Consent

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on September 2023.