The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is the conference secretariat for the World Conference on Tobacco or Health, and as such is the legal entity responsible for ensuring your privacy and data is securely handled.
What personal data do we collect?
We collect personal data from you in a variety of ways, detailed here.
Data you choose to share with us
Data we collect automatically
How do we use your personal data?
We use the personal data we collect for a number of purposes, including but not limited to:
We may use your personal data to send you information about our work. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the footer of our emails.
What is our legal basis for processing your personal data?
Whom do we share your personal data with?
We may share (transfer) your personal data internally between our offices and departments and with organisations, subcontractors and partners located both in and outside the EU.
We work to ensure that these recipients follow this policy and provide protection, confidentiality and security for your personal data.
We may share your personal data with third parties who provide services to us or who act on our behalf. This includes subcontractors and partners for the events, conferences, training courses, IT and other suppliers, research agencies, payment processors, social security services, financial institutions, shipping companies and donation services.
We do not authorise these companies to use or disclose your personal data except for the purpose of providing the service we request of them, unless such disclosure is imposed by law or to fulfil our contractual commitments.
If we share your personal data with a subcontractor, partner or third party that is based outside of the EU, we ensure they process your data in a secure way, following the same practices as organisations based within the EU. More information can be found on the official website of the European Commission.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to and stored on your device when you visit a website. They are widely used by website owners and let websites recognise your device, so that the sites can work more effectively. They also gather information about how you use the site. On its own, a cookie cannot be used to identify you.
What cookies do we use and why?
This site may use the following types of cookies:
Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies unless you change your browser settings. If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set by any websites, you can generally do this through your browser settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. You can find help for specific browsers here: Internet Explorer; Safari; Chrome; Firefox; Opera.
Unless you have adjusted your internet browser settings to block cookies, our site will set cookies.
Please note however that if you set your internet browser preferences to block all cookies, some features on Union websites may not work properly.
If you accept cookies on this website, we will retain them while you are using the website, or for the legally allowed time and provided that retaining these cookies is strictly necessary.
In any case, this website does not save sensitive personal data in the cookies it uses, or information that allows you to be directly identified such as your address, your password, your credit or debit card data, etc.
For general enquiries on your personal data rights, you can contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by post: The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, (The Union), I.T. Department, 68 boulevard Saint-Michel 75006, Paris, France
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