Data Protection: GDPR-compliant privacy notice

Who we are

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Data collected

Personal data collected by VMSG generally include an individual’s name, address and email address.

How personal data are collected

VMSG collects personal data under various circumstances. Most common are when an individual:

• Registers for a conference or similar in-person event;
• Participates as a speaker, author, or similar capacity.

Legal basis for collecting and processing personal data

There are several legal bases for the VMSG’s collection and processing of personal data:

• For the legitimate interests of the VMSG, including the several uses listed above;
• To perform a contract;
• Based on consent; and
• Legal compliance.

Personal data automatically collected

The VMSG may collect certain personal data automatically, in particular of individuals visiting the VMSG website, using cookies and other technologies.

Data retention

Personal data may be retained by the VMSG for so long as necessary or useful to pursue the legitimate interests of the Special Interest Group. Other factors may include: archiving of historical information; and legal requirements, including limitations on periods during which a legal claim might be brought.

Individual rights regarding personal data

Individuals generally have the right to access their own personal data and to request that VMSG correct any errors or incompleteness in their own personal data. There is also a limited right to request deletion of personal data. All such requests should be sent to sent to the VMSG Secretary