The information which we process about you may include: Information about speakers, committee who registers for conferences, authors, reviewers, editors who subscribe for the publishing services.
General personal information, including identification information, including name, address, e-mail information that is included in our correspondence with you, portrait photo and CV/bio, if you are a speaker or presenter at an event Information about persons with project partners.
Data you provide to us
We clarify that you are not obligated to provide us personal data beyond the limited data we need for you to register your account or to make payments if you purchase services from us.
We also clarify that we do not require you to provide “sensitive personal data” to use our services, and if you choose to include it on your profile it will be visible to others.
How we use your data
We add that we may contact you through mobile numbers and not just email. Our communication preference settings allow members choices about USG communications.
Only because of the expertise in their respective field, communication(s) will only be made about any research finding(s) or topics related to their subject; and to send users information they agreed to receive about topics which are of interest to them, and also to send periodic emails regarding publications and other related events.
How we share information
USG treat users' information as private and confidential, and do not sell, trade, or rent this to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding readers and users with our partners, affiliates and advertisers for the some legitimate and business analysis according to the law.
We add greater clarity about your profile visibility and the settings you must control your profile visibility off of our services while subscribing/registering to USG services. Sponsors/Exhibitors will be provided with e-copy of the attendee list (name, email, company/university) post-conference.
Your choices & obligations
We clarify that data we retain may have been provided directly by you, inferred from your use of the services.
Regardless of whether you are a USG member or a visitor, you may exercise the following data protection rights: the right of deletion, the right to amend or rectify your personal data, the right to object to the use of your personal data, the right to restrict processing of your data, the right of access, and the right of portability.
Lawful bases for processing
As before, USG will only collect and process your personal data when we have lawful bases for doing so. These lawful bases include when you provide us consent, when we have a contractual obligation to collect or process your personal data, and when we have a legitimate interest in processing your personal data.
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Security of user information
USG adopts appropriate data storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of the users' personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.
The undisclosed/anonymous comments and/or discussions would be treated on the internet as plague and are not encouraged. In such matters, USG would address accordingly, settle the genuine cases amicably or will need to proceed with further action, including referring the matter to an outside counsel.
USG reserves all rights and remedies whether legal or equitable.
We will respond to your inquiry as quickly as possible and no later than one month after we have received your inquiry.