UPDATED September 10, 2021
The International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN) is committed to honoring the privacy of those who visit our website and use our services, at the same time providing you with the most useful and enjoyable experience as possible. The Privacy Notice explains how we collect, store, and use information about our visitors, members, and customers. Please read this policy carefully, as it describes IFCN's use of your Personal Information. By accessing and using the IFCN Website or services, you are agreeing to this Privacy Notice, and are hereby consenting to our use of your Personal Information as set forth herein. You may withdraw consent at any time by contacting IFCN Headquarters. We may update this policy from time to time and will announce this on the IFCN website. If any changes are material or apply to information we have already collected, we may provide additional notice and/or request additional consents as appropriate under the circumstances.
For general website visitors: IFCN does not collect any personal identifying information from users just browsing our website. Our server recognizes your domain name and the pages that you visit. These data are gathered in an aggregate manner for quality control, statistical purposes and improvement of our site. This information is never forwarded to any third parties and we do not use any online tracking or interest-based advertising cookies or web beacons.
For IFCN Members, and other customers: Any personally identifying information collected from you is used to fulfill a specific service or contractual agreement such as webinar registration, abstract submissions and payments, dues renewals, or purchase of IFCN products and services.
IFCN uses information specifically for the purpose of monitoring or improving the use of and satisfaction with our website and services. IFCN is committed to taking all reason able measures for safeguarding the personally identifiable information that you choose to provide to us for any purposes other than outlined in this document.
IFCN will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collect it unless we reasonably believe that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. We will notify you prior to any additional processing.
IFCN will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. We may use your personal data in order to perform the contract we entered with you. If you failed to provide personal data required to perform the contract, we may not be able to perform the contract and we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us. We will notify you if this is the case at the time. IFCN may use your personal data based on your consent. By providing IFCN your personal information, you are actively agreeing to interact with us, though IFCN membership and/or other events and services and giving us consent to use your personal data. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us. Please remember that withdrawing your consent does not remove the legal basis to use your information to perform the contract where applicable.
Disclosure to Third Parties:
IFCN will not retain your personal information for longer than the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. If required by law, we will nullify such personal information by erasing it from our database. Anyone having a recent contractual relationship with IFCN but then does not interact with the Federation for a period of 4 years will have their data anonymized in our database. If you have any open invoices with IFCN you are considered to have ongoing business and must settle those invoices prior to having your data deleted. As a user of our services you have the ability to have control of the purpose for collecting data, and the duration for which the Personal Data may be kept by IFCN and can at any time update or delete data as you wish.
IFCN reserves the right to share your information to respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities or where required by law. IFCN will ensure proper communication with regulatory authorities to ensure privacy.
You can control the information we have about you and how we use it in several ways:
IFCN is headquartered in the United States and your personal data may be transferred to the United States or other locations where privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. For the European Union users, the European Commission has approved the use of model contract clauses as a means of ensuring adequate protection when transferring data outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By incorporating model contract clauses into a contract between IFCN and the third-party processors that IFCN engages, your information can be protected when transferred outside of the EEA to countries which have not been deemed by the European Commission to adequately protect personal data, including the United States.
Please be aware that while visiting our site, Visitors can follow links to other sites that are beyond our sphere of influence. IFCN is not responsible for the content or Privacy Notice of these other sites.
We assume that all visitors to our website, respondents to surveys, registrants, members, and applicants have carefully read this document and agree to its contents. If someone does not agree with this Privacy Notice, they should refrain from using our website and services.
Our mailing address is:
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823
United States of America
The following terms used in this Privacy Notice have defined meanings.
Our goal is to protect your privacy and to provide a pleasant user experience. To comment on or help us to improve this Privacy Notice, contact IFCN Headquarters.