This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites that link to or refer to us. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. Some technical terms used in this statement are explained at the end of this page.
The Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Scientists (IICMS) fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Scientists, (IICMS) will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 & 2003.
Collection and use of Personal Information
Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Scientists, (IICMS) does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us or by using any online membership form in “Feedback”, “Contact Us” and any “E-mail Opt-In” sections that may be constructed). Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, and is used by the Irish Association of Respiratory Scientists, (IARS) in accordance with the purpose for which you provided it.
Collection and use of Technical Information
Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by our internet service provider for our ongoing statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:
The Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Scientists, (IICMS) will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Scientists, (IICMS) never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from our internet service provider, which records such data on our behalf and which is bound by confidentiality provisions in this regard), unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. The technical information will be used only by the Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Scientists, (IICMS) Webmaster, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute “personal data” for the purposes of the Data Protection Acts, 1988 & 2003.
Glossary of technical terms used
Web Browser: The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Netscape Navigator and Adobe Opera.
IP Address: The identifying details for your computer (or your internet company’s computer), expressed in “internet protocol” code (for example 192.168.72.34). Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.
Cookies: Small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a web site. Cookies can be read by the web site on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the web site can “remember” you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the web site.
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