Data Protection and Privacy

Our Commitment to Privacy

PHUSE takes your right to privacy seriously, and wants you to feel comfortable in using our web site.  To better protect your privacy, we are providing this notice to explain our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

The information we collect
In general, you can visit our web site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.  There are times, however, when we may need information from you.  Personal information like your name, address and e-mail address is obtained only when voluntarily submitted, such as when you submit an abstract, register for our conference, or become a member of the society.

How We Use Your Information
If you choose to give us your personal information via the internet that we request, it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information.  PHUSE will use your personal information to fulfill information requests and conference registration submissions made online and to provide other services you request.

In the process of administering our site, we maintain and track usage through web server logs.  Web server logs provide such information as what types of browsers are accessing our site, what pages receive high traffic, and the times of day our servers experience significant load.  We use this information to improve the content and navigation features of our site.  Anonymous or aggregated forms of this data may be used to identify future features and functions to develop for the site and provide better visitor service.

How We Share Your Information
We will not sell, rent or lease to others your personally identifiable information.

PHUSE will use and share the personally identifiable information you provided to us in ways related to those described above.  We reserve the right to disclose any and all pertinent customer information to the police as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate.

There are various technologies, including one called "cookies," which can be used to provide tailored information from a web site.  A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system.  You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.  For more information, please refer to user information provided with your web browser.

External Links
Links to third-party web sites from the PHUSE web site are provided solely as a convenience to you.  If you use these links, you will leave the PHUSE web site.  We have not reviewed these third-party sites and do not control them.  PHUSE does not assume responsibility for any of these sites, their content, or their privacy policies.  PHUSE does not endorse or make any representations about them or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them.  If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the PHUSE site, you do so at your own risk.

Our Commitment to Data Security
PHUSE is concerned about the security of your information.  To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place reasonable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Acceptance of These Terms
By using PHUSE's web site, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy.  If PHUSE updates or changes this Privacy Statement, the changes will be made on this page. Your continued use of PHUSE's web site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will mean you accept those changes.

How to Contact Us
For comments and / or questions, please email us at - You may also contact us via postal mail at:

PHUSE Office
Kent Innovation Centre
Millennium Way
Kent   CT10 2QQ   UK

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