This website may contain external links to other websites but we are not responsible or liable for the privacy policies of any third-party website.
We collect technical information from you (such as IP address and which browser you used), when you visit our website, register for a Congress/Meeting/Course online, place an order, subscribe to any of our publications, or fill out a form.
When registering for an event as a delegate or speaker, you will be asked to provide personal details such as name, email address, main field(s) of interest, membership status, postal address, phone number or payment information as needed.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16. If you are under the age of 16, please do not submit any personal information to us. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s internet usage and to help enforce this Policy by instructing their children never to provide personal information online without their permission.
The law requires that there be a legal basis for the Society to process your personal data. In general, this will be one, or a combination, of the following:
We use a variety of security measures to securely process and keep your personal information safe when you interact with our website. We use a secure server so that all supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We take, and will continue to take, all reasonable steps (which includes relevant technical and organisational measures) to guarantee the safety of the data you provide to us and we will only use the data for the intended purpose.However, the nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet will be 100% secure.
We do not disclose your personal data to outside parties.
Our website hosting facilities are situated in Europe. We do not transfer data outside the EEA.
No. Our policy is to keep your personal information only for as long as is required by us to administer the charity in an effective manner and to comply with our various statutory obligations.
You have various rights under the GDPR. In particular, you may object to the processing of your personal data. When you want to exercise one of these data subject rights – and you are eligible to – the Department of Ophtalmology and Optometry will respond according to the GDPR.
Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry
Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Waehringer Guertel 18-20
1090 Vienna, Austria