Data Policy

This policy sets out how Computing in Cardiology aim to manage information which it collects from you.

Information we collect

Computing in Cardiology collects personal information from you to allow us to conduct a number of our activities as a scientific society. These activities include:

Operation of our emailing list

Collection of abstracts/papers for our annual conference or for publication online

Processing of registrations for our annual conference

Data collected typically includes your title, name, address, contact details and email address and affiliation. For the purposes of conference organisation we need to collect payment information to allow your registration we may also request specific information about dietary requirements and garment fitting size (for conference t-shirts etc).

Use and disclosure of information collected by Computing in Cardiology

Computing in Cardiology does NOT use this information for any other reason other than the organisation of the activities above.  We may share your details relevant to conference organisation (e.g. name, affiliation, dietary requirements) to conference organiser at our annual local site.  Payment information is not stored on ay of our systems and is used only to collect payments at the time of registration.  We will occasionally use your contact information to get in touch via email. 

Storage and Security of your Information

Computing in Cardiology uses a number of third party commercial systems to conduct its activities.  These systems have been chosen for their suitability to our data processing needs which include our ability to keep your information safe and secure and to prevent any unauthorised access, modification or disclosure of your information.

Specifically, your data is stored on third party systems that include Campaign Monitor, Elastic Email, Soft Conf, and Google groups (should you join). Each of these services provides built-in security. Analytics tools may also make use of aggregate data provided by you for the purpose of optimising our activities.  An example of this involves monitoring our email list statistics to ensure our emails are reaching our subscribers effectively.

Access to your information

You can gain access to your information by written request. That request or any inquiry about Computing in Cardiology’s privacy policy should be sent to contact@cinc.org

Computing in Cardiology will endeavour to deal with your request or inquiry as soon as is reasonably possible.

Update of your information

If your information changes, please contact Computing in Cardiology and we will endeavour to update and correct the information. Computing in Cardiology may also contact you from time to time to check that your information is still accurate.

Changes to policy

You should check this policy each time you use the Computing in Cardiology website.  Computing in Cardiology’s handling of any information it collects from you (including information previously collected) will be governed by the most current version of this policy.