What information does the Society collect?
When you visit or register with the Website you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, contact details and credit or debit card information. We may also collect information about your usage of the Website.
How does the Society use this information?
Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our Website and to supply the services you have requested. It will also enable us to bill you and to contact you where necessary if (for instance) you have registered for a conference. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve anddevelop our business.
In particular, if you are a Website user and a member of the Society, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the Website or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information to let you know about other products and services which we offer which may be of interest to you and we may contact you by post, telephone or fax, as well as by e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.
Disclosure of your information
The information you provide to the Society will be held on our computers in the UK, and will only be accessed by or given to our staff working in the UK. We may also contact you occasionally about third party products and services which we think may be of interest to you.
Finally, if the Society enters into a joint venture with or is merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to the Society's new business partners or owners. Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.
The Society is committed to ensuring that the information you send us is secure and we take all reasonable steps to protect the information you supply to us against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. You should protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. It is important to sign off when you finish using a shared computer. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or, where a retention period is specified by law, for as long as the law requires.