Privacy policy

What information do we collect?

Contact information

Through our work in organising meetings, conferences and other events, we collect contact information of parties who declare interest. This includes:

  • Name
  • Postal address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number

Website

We collect visitor statistics of users of the University Hospital Association website.

What is the legal basis for processing personal data?

Our legal basis for collecting and processing personal data include the facilitating of communications between UHA members and organisations involved in the health, research or education sectors.

Sharing your information

The University Hospital Association may share your information for several reasons. These include:

  • Our obligations to comply with current legislation
  • To comply with a court order
  • The University Hospital Association have received explicit consent from you for disclosure

Use of cookies

When you visit our website, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a ‘cookie’ or similar file and can help us in many ways. With most browsers you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored.

Retaining information

The University Hospital Association will retain the data for as long as it is necessary to perform our core functions. This is in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (2018) as the information will not be used to make decisions about individuals.

Contact us

You can contact us:

  • By email on the Contact Us page
  • By post: University Hospital Association, Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HD

Your rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (2018), you have a right

  • of access to the data that the University Hospital Association holds about you
  • a right to object to processing that is likely to cause or is causing damage or distress
  • a right to prevent processing for direct marketing
  • a right to object to decisions being taken by automated means
  • a right in certain circumstances to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed
  • a right to claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Regulation

You may have to pay a small fee to access the data held about you, and provide additional information so that your unique data can be identified by us.

Changes to our privacy policy

The University Hospital Association privacy policy is regularly reviewed. Any updates to the privacy policy will be made available on this webpage.

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