1.1 This website is administered by the European Surveillance of Sexually
Transmitted Diseases (ESSTI) Website Committee (referred to as "the
Committee", "we" or "us" as appropriate),
whose office is at 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW8 5HT, UNITED KINGDOM.
References below to "you" or "your" means the
person using this website or supplying information to this site.
1.2 This Website Data Privacy Statement describes what we do with
information ("personal data") about you that is collected
when you visit and use or send emails to this website and is subject
to change from time to time.
2. Data collection
2.1 When you visit this website we may collect information about
you, either directly (e.g. where you provide data to us by email)
or through technical means (e.g. Internet access logs which automatically
collect your Internet address).
3. Use of personal data
3.1 The personal data which we collect will be processed for the
purpose of fulfilling your requests submitted through the website
and generally to enable us to operate, administer and monitor use
of the website. Data may also be retained by us for general research
or statistical purposes. We may disclose your personal data to members
of the Committee but we will not disclose your personal data to
third parties outside the Committee other than service suppliers
acting on our behalf.
3.2 We do not generally seek to collect sensitive personal data
through this website. By providing us with unsolicited sensitive
personal data, you consent to our using the data subject to applicable
law for the purposes described in this Website Privacy Statement.
The references to "sensitive personal data" are to the
various categories of personal data identified by European and other
data privacy laws as requiring special treatment, including in some
circumstances the need to obtain explicit consent. These categories
include personal data about race, religion, physical or mental health,
genetic code, criminal activities or sexual life.
3.3 The provision of information by you to this website is voluntary.
To the extent that you supply us with personal data about third
parties you confirm that you are entitled to disclose such data
to us and that we are entitled to use such information in the same
way that we use information about you as described in this Website
that we hold about you and to require it to be corrected if it is
inaccurate. You can do this be sending an email message to the webteam.
4. Third party websites
4.1 We are not responsible for the practices or policies or the
content of websites other than this website, including any websites
that are accessible using a link from this website. Information
processing through such websites does not necessarily adhere to
this Website Data Privacy Statement.
5. Data security
5.1 We take steps to maintain the security of your data on the website.
5.2 You should be aware that the Internet, being an "open
network", is not completely secure. If you choose to send any
electronic communications to us by means of the Internet, you do
so at your own risk. We canncannot guarantee that such communications
will not be intercepted or changed or that they will reach the intended
6.1 By clicking or otherwise using this website or sending emails
or personal data to us you consent to the collection and processing
(including disclosure and international transfer) of personal data
about you as described in this Website Privacy Statement. In particular
you consent to use of data as described in paragraph 3.1 of this
Website Privacy Statement. You can withdraw this consent at any
time by sending an email message to the webteam.