EKC2018 Privacy Notice

EKC2018 takes the security of your personal information very seriously and is committed to ensuring that your personal information is protected at all times. What is the purpose of this Privacy notice? The purpose of this Privacy notice is to provide you with a clear explanation about how your personal information is collected and used by us during your interaction with us as well as your rights in relation to your personal information. What is EKC2018? EKC2018, the 11th EKC, will be held in Glascow, the UK from 20th to 24th August 2018. It will be hosted by the Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in the UK (KSEAUK) together with the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) and the other eight Korean Scientists and Engineers Associations in Europe which are in Germany (VeKNI), the UK (KSEAUK), France (ASCoF), Austria (KOSEAA), Finland (KOSES), Scandinavia (KSSEA), the Netherland (KOSEANL), Switzerland (KSEAS), and Belgium (KOSEAbe). How to contact EKC2018? If you have any questions regarding this Privacy notice or our use of your personal information, please contact our Administrative Director by: email: secretary@ekc2018.org; post: 6 Lowther Close, Chertsey, Surrey, England, KT16 9FH What personal information does EKC2018 collect? EKC2018 only collects basic personal information about you (such as name, email address and basic contact details – as well as any other information that you choose to provide) and only in the following ways: Information that you yourself provide through our website; or Information that we obtain from your interaction with our websites. We will not ask for, and do not intend to collect, any sensitive personal information about you. Why does EKC2018 collect personal information? EKC2018 needs to know basic personal information about you in order to respond to requests you make to us, and to provide you with information relating to the conference. We will not use your personal information for any other purpose. How is your personal information protected? EKC2018 will hold your personal information securely using appropriate technical and organisational measures and not disclose your personal information to anyone outside its own group, or to any person or entity outside the United Kingdom and/or the European Union, except and to the extent both: (i) necessary for the purposes stated in this Privacy notice; and (ii) where it has first satisfied itself that appropriate safeguards are in place to ensure such information will continue to be held and used in accordance with this notice and compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679). We use service providers to operate our websites, such as website hosting and enquiry functionality, and some of these service providers will process your personal information as part of the services they provide to us. We will ensure that those service providers also comply with this Privacy notice. How long does EKC2018 keep personal information? Your personal information will be kept by EKC2018 for no longer than reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy notice, unless required to be kept longer by law. Does EKC2018 update the Privacy notice? EKC2018 may change the content of this Privacy notice from time to time without notice to you. You should check this Privacy notice occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access our websites. This Privacy notice was last updated on 3 May 2018.

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