This privacy statement describes the privacy practices for: ioptmh.org
It applies solely to information collected via these websites/systems. “IOPTMH” is the operating name of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, a registered charity in the UK. WCPT Trading Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy and is registered in England and Wales.
The law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for which an organization may collect and process your personal data, including:
Consent: We can collect and process your data with your consent. For example, when you subscribe to our mailing list. Legitimate interest: In specific situations, we require your data to pursue our legitimate interests in a way which might reasonably be expected as part of running our organization and which does not materially impact your rights, freedoms or interests. For example, if you are a key contact of a IOPTMH member organization, region, subgroup or network.
How we use your data
IOPTMH uses your personal data to provide services to you, to make a tailored website available to you and to administer your account
Sharing data with third parties
In order to make certain services available to you, we may need to share your personal data with our IT service providers, who can only use your data to provide services to IOPTMH, and for no other purposes. We will never sell your data.
How long do we keep your data?
Whenever we collect or process your personal data we will only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.
At the end of that retention period your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis and business planning.
What personal data do we collect?
When you register with the IOPTMH website we will ask for personal information such as your name, email address and country of residence. In specific circumstances, we may collection additional data.
The IOPTMH website does not collect any personal information, including email addresses, unless it is voluntarily provided by you.
Any email addresses given to IOPTMH via this site will be used for the purpose for which they have been provided. This data will not be passed on or sold to any other organization without prior approval.
Keeping your details private
If you are accessing the web in a public location, we recommend that you always log out and close the website browser when you complete an online session.
In addition, we recommend that you take the following security measures to enhance your online safety:
keep your account passwords private. Remember, anybody who knows your password may access your account.
when creating a password, use at least 8 characters. A combination of letters and numbers is best. Do not use dictionary words, your name, email address, or other personal data that can be easily obtained. We also recommend that you frequently change your password. You can do this accessing your account and clicking ‘Edit’.
avoid using the same password for multiple online accounts.
At any time you may:
ask what personal data we hold about you
ask us to update and correct any out-of-date or incorrect personal data that we hold about you, and
opt out of any marketing communications that we may send you.
Your right to withdraw your consent
Whenever you have given us your consent to use your personal data, you have the right to change your mind at any time and withdraw that consent.
Where we rely on our legitimate interest
In cases where we are processing your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest, you can ask us to stop for reasons connected to your individual situation. We must then do so unless we believe we have a legitimate overriding reason to continue processing your personal data.
If we choose not to action your request we will explain to you the reasons for our refusal.
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Whenever you login to the IOPTMH website, it stores your unique session id as a cookie in your browser to ensure you don't have to keep logging in each time you visit a new page. This cookie is generated whenever you login to the site and terminated once you logout.
This website uses Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help us analyse how users use the site. It counts the number of visitors, and tells us things about their overall behaviour - such as the typical length of stay on the site, or the average number of pages a user views.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
We use our records of the pages users have visited on ioptmh.org to analyse trends, administer the site and track users' movements. Our records do not contain any personal information about users.
If you wish to receive IOPTMH newsletters you must subscribe via newsletter form in ioptmh.org. Only your email address will be collected, and this will only be used to send IOPTMH newsletters.
You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any newsletter you receive from us, or by contacting email@example.com
This website contains links to websites owned and operated by third parties. Please be aware that IOPTMH is not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. We encourage users to read the privacy policies of other websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.
If you have any questions about how IOPTMH uses your personal data, or if you want to exercise your rights regarding your personal data, please contact us at IOPTMH email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notification of changes
This policy was last updated in August 2022 and is subject to change. Details of any changes will be posted to this page.