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Information provided pursuant the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) European Regulation 2016/679 (Personal Data Protection Code) and is thus entirely governed by Italian law.

How do we collect information?
When you become a member you complete a form which provides us with your personal information. This information can include names, fields of interest, addresses, telephone number, fax number, e-mail addresses and credit card details.

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How do we use this information?
We use this your personal information for administration purposes and to provide you with information on all EUSOMA's activities. Personal data and email address will be communicated from Eusoma to Elsevier Limited, for members who required subscriprion to The Breast and EJC as part of  EUSOMA membership, in order to activate  accounts to journals and permit Elsevier to send appropriate instructions to members entitled to receive journals.

When you become a EUSOMA member we will ask you if you want your personal information to be available in the EUSOMA members directory (in the members only EUSOMA web site). If you agree to this your details will be accessible to all other EUSOMA members, with the aim of increasing the network of contacts in the area of breast disease. You can specify if you do not want your personal details to be used like this. Furthermore you can change your mind at any time by contacting us at the postal or e-mail addresses in the contact us section of the site.

How do we protect personal information?
We use a secure server when you become a member of EUSOMA so your personal details are protected.

Security of Password
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password that gives you access to the members-only part of the EUSOMA site.

Your consent
By supplying us with your personal data, you consent to the collection and use of the information you provide us with for the above purposes.

You can notify us of changes to your personal information or you can make changes to your personal details yourself on-line.

Right of access
You can ask us for a copy of any information that we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected.

Pursuant to art. 15-22, GDPR, by writing to information@eusoma.org you can request a complete and updated list of data processors, as well as exercise in any moment the rights of consultation, modification, cancellation and oblivion, limitation of data processing, portability of your data or oppose their processing for legitimate reasons or for information and promotional purposes. Furthermore, the interested party has the right to appeal to the supervisory authority - Guarantor for the protection of personal data to assert their rights.

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) can be contacted at the following email address: dpo@eusoma.org


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Persistent cookies

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