(1) Introduction

The EMA is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its website visitors; this policy sets out how it will treat personal information.

(2) What information does it collect?

The EMA may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a)    information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation)

(b)    information that you provide to the EMA for the purpose of subscribing to its website services, email notifications and/or mailing lists

(3) Cookies

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser.

The EMA will ask you to consent to its use of cookies in accordance with its cookie policy when you first visit our website.

(4) Using personal information

Personal information submitted to the EMA via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

It may use your personal information to:

(a) administer the website;

(b) enable your use of the services available on the website;

(c) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

(d) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;

(e) keep the website secure and prevent fraud;

It will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

(5)        Disclosures

The EMA may disclose information about you to insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, it may disclose your personal information:

(a) to the extent that it is required to do so by law;

(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend the EMA’s legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention);

Except as provided in this privacy policy, the EMA will not provide your information to third parties.

(6)       International data transfers

Information that the EMA collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which it operates in order to enable it to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to countries including the United States which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.

(7)        Security of your personal information

The EMA will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and the EMA cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. The EMA will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).

(8)        Policy amendments

The EMA may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

The EMA may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

(9)        Your rights

You may instruct the EMA to provide you with any personal information it holds about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:

(a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00); and

(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity

The EMA may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

(10)       Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. The EMA is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

(11)       Updating information

Please let the EMA know if the personal information which it holds about you needs to be corrected or updated.

(12)       Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or treatment of your personal information, please write to the EMA by email to thaer.sabri@e-ma.org or by post to :

Thaer Sabri – EMA chief executive officer

Crescent House
5 The Crescent

(13)      Credit

This document is based on an SEQ Legal template.