This page explains how the Royal College of Physicians uses any information you give to us, and the way we protect your privacy. Protecting the privacy and personal data of the visitors to our site is of the utmost importance to us.
The Data Protection Act
In accordance with the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We will only use your information for the purpose as described and we do not pass on your details to any other government department or third party unless you have given us permission to do so. You have a right to access your personal data and rectify any inaccuracies.
This privacy statement only covers the website at http://www.rcpevents.co.uk and subsidiary pages administered by the Royal College of Physicians and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians. It does not cover links within this site to websites owned or administered by other organisations.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss and alteration of information under our control.
Changes to the policy
Glossary of terms
Cookies are files containing information about visitors to a web site (e.g. user name and preferences). This information is provided by the user during the first visit to a web server. The server records this information in a text file and stores this file on the visitor's hard drive. When the visitor accesses the same web site again the server looks for the cookie and configures itself based on the information provided. Log files are files created by a web or proxy server which contains all of the access information regarding the activity on that server.