Data Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 5 July 2021 

The Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how your personal information is collected, used, and disclosed by PSMO.

This website, events.psmo.org.ph, was developed and is maintained by the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology. By accessing and using our services, you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to our collections, storage, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

DEFINITION AND KEY TERMS

To help explain things as clearly as possible in this Privacy Policy, the following terms shall have the respective meanings corresponding to them:

Personal Data. Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information- including a personal identification number- allows for the identification or identifiability of a person.

Service. Refers to the services and applications provided by the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO) on this platform. This may also refer to third-party services such as sponsors, promotional and marketing partners, and those who provide our content.

Website. Philippine Society of Medical Oncology’s Mid-year Convention’s site, which can be accessed via this URL: events.psmo.org.ph.

Cookie. The small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser. It is used to identify your browser, provide analytics, remember information about you such as your login information.

Device. Any internet-connected device such as a phone, tablet, computer, or any other device that can be used to visit Philippine Society of Medical Oncology Mid-year Convention and use the services.

User. Any individual who has registered and utilizes the site.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

We collect information from you when you register using our registration form. The information that you provide in the registration may include full name, address, contact number, email address, profession, specialty, hospital affiliation, and profession identification number. We may use this information to personalize your experience and improve our service. We also use cookies to collect these information.

YOUR RIGHTS

It is up to you to decide how we can use and handle your personal data. In order to make a request or to let us know that you no longer want your personal details to remain in our repository or for any other queries relate to the use of personal data, you may contact us by sending an email to psmo_secretariat@yahoo.com.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit true, accurate, and complete information on your account and keep it up to date. You may also update your personal information by contacting us through the email address we have provided early on. 

DATA SECURITY

We take precautions to protect the security of your information. We use all efforts to help safeguard, prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use your information. However, no security measure can guarantee security and that data will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by a breach of our safeguards. You should on your own take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your device and keeping your log-in credentials private as well. We are not responsible for any compromised information brought about by unauthorized activities.

LOCATION AND TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We hold your personal data in a cloud server securely hosted by GoDaddy. There might come a time when we may need to transfer and store your personal data at another location necessary to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with the privacy policy.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

We may offer links to the third-party websites. However, we are not responsible for the content or information collection policies of third-party websites. If you visit a third-party website, we advise you to review their privacy and other policies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to the third-party websites.

DATA RETENTION

We will keep your information only for as long as we deemed it necessary to provide services to you and to fulfill the purposes described in this policy. This is also the case for anyone that we share information with and who carries out services on our behalf. When we no longer need to use your information and there is no need for us to keep them to comply with our legal or regulatory obligations, we will either remove it from our systems or depersonalize it so that we can’t identify you.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to make changes to this website and the terms of this privacy policy by placing a notification of such changes on the website’s homepage. You are bound by such revisions once you have consented to such changes. If you do not accept any such changes, you should stop using the website and notify us by writing to us at the email address below. You should periodically visit this page to review the current terms of this privacy policy.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Cookies. We use cookies to enhance the performance and functionality of our service but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality like videos may become unavailable or you may be required to enter your login details every time you visit our service as we would not be able to remember that you had logged in previously.

Log data

  1. Log data, tracking and technical cookies

    When using this website, certain data, including data sent by the browser (e.g. IP address, cookies, previous website, time and date, displayed contents) is temporarily stored. We use these to enable you to use our website and, if necessary, to review and assert our and third-party rights in the event of damage or violations of legal regulations, our terms of use, and the rights of third parties. This site uses cookies and similar technologies for technical reasons, such as to resume a user's session when logging back in if the previous session was interrupted, to tell us when you have visited our website, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. These cookies are used to analyze the use of our website.
  1. Analytics
    Google Analytics

    We also use cookies from Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics tracks and reports website traffic.  It is used to analyze all traffic and usage patterns such as session duration, pages per session, bounce rate, etc. You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting and using information (cookies and IP address) by disabling Google Analytics tracking.
  1. External Services

    Google Fonts 
    Google Maps
    Vimeo 
    Zoom

    We use Google Fonts for the letters or font styles used in this website.  Google Fonts may process and store your personal data including your IP address.  You can prevent Google Fonts from collecting and using your information (cookies and IP address) by disabling Google Fonts. Google Maps is a web-mapping service by Google.  We use this service when you list your location during registration.  You can prevent Google Maps from collecting and using your information (cookies and IP address) by disabling Google Maps. Please understand, that when we use Google services and related applications, it may make your data available to third parties.

    Vimeo is third-party, web-based, video-sharing services which we use to enhance your experience in the use of our website.  The privacy policies of Vimeo and other Google services may be found in 
    https://vimeo.com/privacy and in https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl+en

    Finally, we use Zoom, a cloud-based video conferencing platform.  Its privacy policy may be found in 
    https://zoom.us/privacy.

Local Storage. Provides web applications with methods and protocols for storing user-side data. Web storage supports persistent data storage, similar to cookies but with a greatly enhanced capacity and no information stored in the HTTP request header.

Sessions. Uses “sessions” to identify the areas of our website that you have visited. A session is a small piece of data stored on your computer or mobile device by your web browser.

PAYMENT DETAILS

In respect to any credit card or other payment processing details you have provided us, we commit that this confidential information will be stored in the most secure manner possible.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions about our use of personal data, this data protection declaration or would like to exercise your rights, you can contact us  at any time or you can email our data protection officer directly at psmo_secretariat@yahoo.com