Last Updated on December 4, 2020 by PAN ADMIN

PRIVACY POLICY

WHO WE ARE

Our website address is: http://pan-ng.org.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

Our contact forms include names, email addresses, institution, sub specialties, and year of induction. These details are stored in our server and will not be shared with any third party sites

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT

Our website collects your browsing history for our use and your easy browsing experience when you visit our website. For members who have log in details, your pan-ng.org email address, name and institution are collected and stored in our server and will not be shared to the wider public.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Analytics

WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH

We do not share your personal data or information with any third party.

WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION

Your contact information is stored in our secured server and is available only to PAN. Information collected by the website include your name, email address, and institution. This information is only available to PAN and will never be available to the wider public.

HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA

Your data remains in our server for one (1) year period only and removed automatically thereafter.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

How we protect your data

We do not  share any personally identifiable information used in our site to any third party. Any information provided to us is kept in our secured server. Our web host employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Our site contains links to external sites and we do not bear responsibilities for the privacy practices of those sites. We advise that you read the privacy policies of those sites when they are visited.

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