Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

UKCHIP is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to this website.

By using this website you consent to the collection, use and transfer of the information that you provide to us in accordance with the terms of this policy.

If you register with the website, or if you fill in a form on the website, you may be asked to provide information about yourself, including:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information
  • information relevant to registration with UKCHIP as a health informatics professional

UKCHIP may also collect information about your usage of this website as you and others browse and use our website (see section on “cookies”), as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and emails or letters you send to us.

We require this information to understand your qualifications, experience and competence in health informatics, to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping;
  • Providing information that you have requested;
  • Handling your enquiries;
  • To improve our products and services;
  • To provide access to some areas of the website;
  • To send periodically, promotional email about new products, services or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address you have provided;
  • From time to time, to contact you. We may contact you by email, telephone or mail.

UKCHIP will retain the personal information provided by you for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes listed in this policy and in accordance with our Records Retention policy.

UKCHIP may disclose personal information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order. We may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, non-compliance with our terms and conditions of use, or as otherwise permitted or required by law and consistent with legal requirements.

We reserve the rights to change the contents of this website, including this privacy policy at any time, by posting such changes on the website. It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with this policy regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of this website following the posting of any such changes will constitute your acceptance of the revised privacy policy.

If you do not accept this privacy policy, you should not use this website.