Privacy Policy

This statement and policy refers to the practices in relation to the website (www.irishimmunology.ie). We have created this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of your information and to explain to you our use of your information.

This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. If you are under 16 years of age, please read this Privacy Statement with a parent or guardian to make sure you understand it.

 

Who we are: Irish Society for Immunology– known as ISI The Irish Society for Immunology will be referred to as “The Committee” in the following privacy policy.

 

This Statement and Policy: The Committee gathers and stores your personal information in accordance with this privacy statement and in compliance with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)(EU) 2016/679 and all Irish statutory laws and regulations.

This statement is compiled to provide you with clear information with regards to your rights and how data is managed and stored by The Committee (or Executive Board).

Information we may collect from you:

We collect and process the following information:

  • Information that you provide to us when using this Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use this Website, subscribing to our services or purchasing goods, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by us, or our partners and when you report a problem with the Website.

  • Information you provide to us when applying through the Website for membership of The Irish Society for Immunology, which will typically include your name and contact details and details of your relevant educational qualifications and work experience.

  • If you contact us for any reason, we may keep a record of that correspondence for as long as it is necessary regarding the nature of your contact.

  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them. We will always give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving such correspondence.

  • Details of transactions through the Website to which you are a party and of the fulfilment of your orders.

  • Details of your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data and the resources, advertisements and linked sites that you access.

  • Other personal information such web casts and images from conferences and other Irish Society for Immunology events.

  • Where we store your data

  • All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Transfer of Data:

Your data will never be disclosed, sold or shared with a third party without your explicit, informed consent, unless it is believed that The Committee is required to disclose data in order to comply with any applicable laws, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirements.

 

In case of registration to conferences, events or membership your data will be managed by Keynote PCO unless otherwise specified. 

Company Name: Keynote Conference Services Ltd, Trading as Keynote PCO
Registered Office: 31 Chalfont Ave, Malahide, Co Dublin, Ireland
Company Reg. Number: IE455143

Keynote PCO are acting offices on the instruction of the congress hosts/committee; Irish Society for Immunology

Keynote Conference Services Ltd., T/A Keynote PCO, will be referred to as “The Secretariat” and or “Conference office” or "PCO" in the following privacy statement and cookies policy.

 

The Secretariat will gather and store your personal information in accordance this privacy statement and in compliance with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)(EU) 2016/679 and all Irish statutory laws and regulations.

This statement is compiled to provide you with clear information with regards to your rights and how data is managed and stored by The Secretariat and The Committee. This statement and policy applies only to the Congress practices and services provided. This policy does not apply to the practices of any third party who perform any activities in conjunction with or at the behest of the  Secretariat (for example: Hotel bookings – please ensure you refer to your selected supplier’s individual privacy policy, airline etc.).
Please note that any links to other websites from the conference website (Irishimmunology.ie) to third party sites are governed by their own privacy statements and The Irish Society for Immunology do not accept any responsibility or liability for these privacy statements. You will be able to read their privacy policy statement when redirected to their site. 

How We Use your Data:

 

The Committee, in delivery of its contractual obligations and operations will only use your data for the purpose as provided to their offices. Your data will not be disclosed to any third party where not required contractually through informed consent or required by law.

We will use your data through the below, but not limited to, activities:

  • Updating and maintaining our own records and marketing purposes

  • In response to a correspondence

  • To ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer

  • With the purpose of financial management from contractual agreements both individuals, groups and corporate entities

  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes or where it is in the legitimate interests of The Irish Society for Immunology to provide you with this information;

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Website

  • To notify you about changes to our Website and/or services

 

We do not, without your consent, disclose information about identifiable individuals to third parties, but we may send anonymised statistical data to them for research and survey purposes.

 

The Committee does not gather special category data, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, from you.

 

The Irish Society for Immunology Website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

(a) conform with a legal obligation; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Irish Society for Immunology; or (c) to protect the personal safety of users of The Irish Society for Immunolog, or the public.

 

 

Your Rights and How to Contact us:

You can contact The Committee to request a copy of your personal data, rectify any errors, restrict processing, request portability of your data and or information pertaining to the processing of your personal data. At any stage you may request to have your personal data held by The Committee deleted, excluding data which we are required to keep for legal and legitimate business purposes. You are under no obligation to provide The Committee with personal data but when disclosed, you have a duty to provide correct, accurate, truthful and lawful information. This data may be required to provide access to all or parts of the services we provide and as such without, may deem this request undeliverable. The Committee will request your consent prior to using your personal data for purposes not set out in this policy and subject to relevant data protection laws. You have the right to request a copy of your data and you have the right to request to be forgotten. 

Queries/Contact

Email: The Irish Society for Immunology irishimmunology@gmail.com

Cookie Policy

The Irish Immunology website uses cookies according to Wix policy. Wix.com is 100% committed to data protection and welcome the General Data Protection Regulation (also known as the GDPR), which was approved and adopted by the European Union (EU).

For full information about how Wix sites manage cookies in accordance to GDPR please go here: 

https://support.wix.com/en/article/general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr

All cookies used by and on the Irish Immunology website are used in compliance with current EU Cookie Law.

This website uses cookies to collect information about your access to the site. Cookies are a small text file that includes a unique reference code that our website transfers to your device (your computer or smartphone) to store and sometimes track information about you that can help improve your user experience.

 

Some cookies are only used for the duration of your visit expire when you close your browser. Other cookies remain for a longer time to help improve your experience when you return to our website.

You can select the cookies you want while visiting us.

The browsers in computers and smartphones can automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the site.

Our cookies will be used for:

Essential session management

  • creating a specific log-in session for a user of the site in order that the site remembers that a user is logged in and that their page requests are delivered in an effective, secure and consistent manner;

  • recognising when a user of the site has visited before allowing us to identify the number of unique users we receive to the site and make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get;

  • recognising if a visitor to the site is registered with us in any way;

  • we may also log information from your computer including the existence of cookies, your IP address and information about your browser program in order to allow us to diagnose problems, administer and track your usage of our site.

 

Functionality

  • customising elements of the promotional layout and/or content of the pages of the site.

Performance and measurement

  • collecting statistical information about how our users use the site so that we can improve the site and learn which parts are most popular to users.

Take a look at the table below to see examples of the cookies used on Wix sites including The Irish Society for Immunology:

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