Privacy Policy

All personal information transmitted or otherwise submitted to the UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (UKI NETS) through this web site shall only be used by UKI NETS to the extent permitted by applicable legislation, specifically the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Information about our Organisation and Website

UKI NETS are dedicated to ensuring that your privacy is protected in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

This statement explains the privacy practices of UKI NETS, and may change from time to time so please check back periodically. Whilst UKI NETS are committed to this privacy policy you may find that only parts of it relate to you depending on what Services you are dealing with.

What information is collected about me by UKI NETS and how

UKI NETS collect information about you for all or some of the following purposes:

Technical administration of the Website
Research and development
Society Membership
Abstract Submission
Event registration, booking and feedback
Marketing (where we have your consent for this purpose)


UKI NETS therefore collect, use and disseminate the personal information that is provided to us only in accordance with the policies outlined in this document. We may keep your information for a reasonable period for these purposes.

We collect the personal data that you may volunteer while using the following services: membership renewal, event registration, submission of abstracts and every time you email us your details.

What non-personally identifiable information do UKI NETS collect?

UKI NETS may also collect non-personally identifiable information (that is, information that does not specifically identify you), such as aggregate use statistics. We may collect some basic information about your computer and Internet connections, including: your Internet protocol address, your operating system (e.g. Windows or Mac), your browser software (e.g. Netscape or Internet Explorer), your Internet Service Provider (e.g. AOL or AT&T), your geographic location. UKI NETS collect this information to improve its own web-site services, for example, to diagnose problems with our server, or administering our Web site.

How is my information stored by Bioscientifica (UKI NETS’ professional and membership office Provider)?

Your membership details are stored on Bioscientifica’s systems on a secure remote server. Bioscientifica has implemented stringent security policies and technical measures to protect your information from unauthorised use, or accidental loss. Any personal information held by Bioscientifica is stored securely, and is only accessible by authorised personnel. Individuals’ data is only stored for as long as it is required, and will be securely disposed of appropriately when it is no longer needed.


Bioscientifica do not disclose your personal data to other organisations other than as necessary for the purposes for which you have supplied your information, to comply with our legal obligations, or to ensure data integrity. For the purpose of data integrity, your information may be made available to other societies managed by Bioscientifica Ltd. For example, if you provide an address change to one society, this may be used to update your address for any other Bioscientifica-managed society of which you are a member.

The Bioscientifica-managed societies that we may share information with are listed below.

British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology
European Society of Endocrinology
European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology
Society for Endocrinology


Your rights

You have the right to access any personal information that UKI NETS holds about you. If we do hold information about you we will, upon your request:

give you a description of the information we hold about you
tell you why we are holding this information
tell you who this information could be disclosed to
allow you to have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.

If you would like access your personal information, please contact the UKINETS Office on:

Tel: +44 (0)1454 642277

Post: UKINETS, Starling House, 1600 Bristol Parkway North, Bristol, BS34 8YU

What else should I know about my privacy when using other websites?

The UKI NETS website may contain links to other web sites but UKI NETS are not responsible for their respective privacy practices, content or data capture policies (e.g. cookies).

Confidentiality / Security

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be 100% secure, although we do employ industry standard techniques to secure your data. We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:

unauthorised access
unauthorised modification
unlawful destruction or accidental loss

Registration for Events

Information collected through the registration facility is used to customise and personalise pages. It has benefit to the user in that, once logged in, forms that require such information are automatically populated with it, saving the user time and ensuring accuracy.


When you visit the UKI NETS website, UKI NETS sends your computer a small file called a cookie, which we can access when you visit our site in future. UKI NETS collect this information to help our website run smoothly, and to analyse general trends in the way our users interact with the website (such as the most popular content) so that we can ensure the website meets the demands of our users.

To analyse our cookie data, UKI NETS use a third party service provided by Google Inccalled Google Analytics. Google Analytics does not associate your anonymous cookie data with any other identifiable data that Google may hold about you.

Further details on cookies, and how to de-activate them, can be found at

Cookies that might be used on this site















Security Precautions

Your account information and profile are password-protected so that you are the only member who has access to this information. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone.

As a member of UKI NETS, you will be able to view the contact details of other members via the password protected members’ section. The information is for members’ use only and on no account may your password be divulged to any other person.

Remember to log out from your registered area and close your browser window when you have finished your visit to our site.

Ultimately you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information.

How do I hide my details from other members?

The terms and conditions of membership of your Society require your details to appear in the members directory.

However, you may contact the office if you wish to discuss your concerns.

Privacy Compliance

UKI NETS is required to comply with the laws and regulations of the countries in which it operates.

Your consent to this policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will gain consent where appropriate and post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.