Privacy Policy of the International Society of Andrology

The International Society of Andrology (ISA) respects the right to privacy protection of the personal
information submitted voluntarily by the members and associates of the society.

This Privacy Policy statement describes what kind of personal information is collected during the ISA
operation, how this information is used, how you can correct or update the personal data, and what
steps will be taken to safeguard the personal data. By submitting your information to the ISA you
consent to the practices described in this policy. The policy statement has been issued in June 2018,
in accordance with the latest guidelines of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European
Commission. We reserve the right to modify this statement in the future.

  • Collection of information

Personal identification data are obtained when you voluntarily choose to provide them by applying
for ISA membership or by using the society’s website. The type of personal information we may
collect include: your name, postal address, e‐mail address, phone number, URL, occupation,
employment information, and occasionally also identifiable photographs. Acceptance as anISA
member society will include storing these data in the member’s database.

  •  Use of information

The ISA may use the personal identifying information to create and manage your membership
account, to contact you for professional or membership matters and to provide information, which is
a part of the ISA services, including: society newsletters, special events and meetings, available
grants, alerts on significant research developments and other communications we believe might be
of interest.

  • Disclosure and sharing of information

The ISA does not disclose or share your personal information with any unaffiliated third party, except
in response to lawful requests by public authorities or law enforcement requirements. The ISA does
not and will not sell any personal information for commercial use.
The society’s website may feature blogs, communications and information which may use your
name, affiliation and photographs from society events, e.g. congresses, meetings, exams. Please be
aware that some of this information may be publicly available or shared by other members.

  • How we protect personal information

We will use appropriate physical, technical and administrative safeguards to protect your data.
Access to your personal data is restricted to the ISA administrators, elected Officers and Executive
Council. Information on and photographs of current and past ISA officials are publicly visible on the
ISA website. In addition, we train our administrative and technical staff about the importance of
maintaining the confidentiality and security of your information.

  • Access and correction of personal data

To exercise your right to correct or update your society’sor personal membership profile, you can
contact the secretary or the Officers of the ISA (contact email of the officers will be available on the
ISA website). Please be aware that the transmission of information online is not completely secure.

  • Your rights

You have the right to make a written request to be informed whether or not we hold or process any
of your personal information (by e‐mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). You may also ask the ISA
administration to correct any errors in your personal or society’s information or to request that we
delete your personal information. You may also request that we transfer your personal information
to a third party.

  • Governing law

This Privacy Policy shall be exclusively governed in accordance with the laws of the European Union.
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