Who we are
Our website address is: https://eafps.org.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
Your data on the site is not sharing with another 3rd party users/firms. EAFPS is only use your details for self introduction and notification e-mails, annual reminders etc..
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
Your all info can be reached from “My account” link on the SURGEON menu. You can download and/or delete all of your information on the site.. Your Surgeon profiles can be seen from the World at SURGEON DIRECTORY pages. If you want your profile not to see in that directory, you can enable/disable it from your profile settings.
How we protect your data
We have protecting procedures for all data on the site. User passwords must have complex contents and not shared with anyone by yourself. Firewall protection is also used and checking site intruders continuously.
What third parties we receive data from
We don’t share/get/send any data from 3rd parties. If you have subscribed our Journals and/or e-mail lists, your data will be used only for logging into those contents.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We are using your data for site notifications and/or reminders for events, webinars, annual membership notifications.In the secretary operations, using for statistical reports for country based, gender based and/or specifications.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements