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Privacy Policy


Effective date: January 15, 2021

The WCTC is a corporation managed by a Board of Directors. The events and data management is under the direction of the WCTC Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) The Bayley Group. The WCTC (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the thyroidworldcongress.com, and provides information on upcoming World Congress on Thyroid Cancer events via this website. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information. Anyone choosing to use our Service agrees to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information collected is used for providing and improving the Service. The WCTC will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask users to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Institution / Affiliation
  • Job title
  • Biography
  • Headshot
  • City/ Country
  • Emergency contact

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

Note that third parties may have access to service users’ personal information, so they can perform the tasks assigned to them by WCTC on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security of Data

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. However, please keep in mind that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites. Any users clicking on a third-party link will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by WCTC, and therefore we strongly advise users to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Use of Data

The WCTC uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer of Data

User Information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from the user’s jurisdiction. Users located outside of Canada that choose to provide information to us, their data, including Personal Data, will be transferred to Canada and processed there. The user consent to this Privacy Policy followed by the submission of such information represents his/her agreement to that transfer. The WCTC will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. No transfer of user Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data

Legal Requirements

The WCTC may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

    • To comply with a legal obligation
    • To protect and defend the rights or property of the WCTC
    • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
    • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
    • To protect against legal liability

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our site, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

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If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

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