EASL has a clear vision for its websites: to become The Home of Hepatology online. Our aim is to become the place where everyone involved in Hepatology can find, discuss and share the knowledge they need to prevent and cure liver disease.
This website exists solely to benefit the Hepatology community.
Everything we do on this website is designed to provide a better service to our Users.
EASL respects every User’s right to privacy and our intention is to be as transparent as possible, at all times, in the way we use our Users’ information.
PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, become a member, register for an event, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available through our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, institution affiliation, other professional details or credit card information. We receive additional digital information about a User when he or she starts interacting with the Site.
Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer, mobile phone or other device used to connect to the site and other technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system, the Internet service providers utilized, location, the type of device and other similar information.
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HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION
EASL may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a single community or series of smaller communities use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- To improve our Site
We may use feedback Users provide to improve our products and services.
- To process payments
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
- To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to respond to User enquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If the User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include event updates, information about diseases they are interested in, company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or the User may contact us via our Site.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Users should be aware that it is not possible to fully eliminate all security risks associated with information and mistakes sometimes do happen.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information or survey results not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION
If a User’s personal information changes (address, institution affiliation or payment information) or if the User no longer desires to use the Site, the User may at any time update their personal information on their Profile page. EASL will endeavour to correct, update or remove this data.
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
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