The BOPSS new website is www.bopss.co.uk
You can login to the new site using your same login details.
This old site will remain online for a short period to allow members to review old account details. You can close this window to continue to use this old site.
The British Oculoplastic Surgery Society ("BOPSS") is concerned with the protection of your privacy and complies with all relevant European legislation (in particular Directive 95/46/EC) and UK legislation (in particular the 1998 Data Protection Act).
While surfing on the BOPSS website at www.bopss.org (the "Website"), BOPSS will not collect any personal data from you. In order to improve the services offered on the Website and in order to gain insight as to which pages are more popular, anonymised statistics are obtained detailing amongst other things which pages are accessed, when they are being accessed and with what browser.
Creating an account on this website
Some parts of the Website (for example member-only areas and areas related to congress registrations) are protected using a login-scheme. BOPSS has taken appropriate measures to protect all data stored on the Website. In order to access these protected parts, you will need to register. By registering, you explicitly agree that your personal data may be processed by BOPSS for the purpose of providing the services offered at the Website. You can see what data we have collected from you by logging in on the Website. You can also update your account information at any time. If you would like to be removed from the website, please contact BOPSS at email@example.com.
BOPSS organizes congresses from time to time and collects membership fees from its members. BOPSS does not store your credit card information on the Website: all credit card transactions are handled through Ogone, a trusted and reliable credit card processor. BOPSS does, however, store the date and reference number of all payment transactions.
This website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small files installed on your computer's harddrive which can contain several types of data. On this website, two types of cookies are used.
First, there are "session cookies" which are deleted immediately once you close your browser. These session cookies are only used to facilitate the way webpages are displayed. They do not contain any personal data.
Secondly, there are "permanent cookies" which get installed once you enter your username and password. These cookies do contain personal data such as your username, an encrypted version of your password and a reference to your account on our database. The next time you visit this website, the cookie will allow the server to recognize you, whereby you do not need to enter your username and password again.
Use of personal information
By becoming a member of BOPSS and/or by registering for a BOPSS congress on-line, you explicitly agree that we can send you emails to keep you informed about BOPSS' activities. You can unsubscribe at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOPSS respects your concerns about privacy and follows strict procedures to protect the personal information of our members. BOPSS ensures that your personal information is handled in a responsible way. Your personal information will only be used for the reasons indicated above. BOPSS will never sell, rent or otherwise make available any of your personal information, including your email address, without your prior consent or unless required to do so by law.
We will use our best endeavours to ensure that your personal information is kept secure and is not accessible to unauthorised third parties. However, BOPSS will not be in any way liable for any breach of security or for the actions of any unauthorised third parties that receive such information. Ultimately, it is your responsibility to ensure that your personal information is kept secure.
Members of BOPSS can upload audit data to the Website in order to facilitate audit information statistics, which are used for medical and scientific purposes. Any member uploading such audit data, must take care to remove as much personal data related to a patient as possible. In addition, a patient's consent must be obtained before storing any audit data.
If you have any question related to this privacy statement, please do not hesitate to contact BOPSS.