Last updated: October 16, 2020
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PIDS is committed to data privacy for its website visitors, its members, and the general public.
Any areas of the website that do not require a user login and password are part of the public portion of our website, and PIDS does not monitor or track any personally identifiable information on this part of our website. PIDS may track browser information and site activity (e.g., page hits, return visits, etc.). If a user reports problems with the website, PIDS may ask for specific information to assist the website user.
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PIDS collects personal and professional information in its membership application form and in registration forms for medical education trainings, conferences, and courses. In those forms, PIDS asks individuals to provide both personal and professional information. This information is used to:
On occasion, PIDS rents its mailing list to third parties, and provides these third parties members’/participants’ names, member number, organization, department, title, and mailing address on flat mailing address labels. It does not share email addresses, fax numbers or phone numbers. These third parties use the list to share information of interest on upcoming events, research findings, or professional opportunities and are asked to prove their compliant with Data Protection standards. Members/Participants are asked if they opt in to sharing with third-parties. All financial information is kept strictly confidential.
PIDS is committed to data privacy for its users and is committed to processing data in accordance with its responsibilities under the General Data Protection Regulation.
Lawful, fair and transparent processing
Archiving / removal
In the event of a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data, PIDS shall promptly assess the risk to people’s rights and freedoms and if appropriate report this breach
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