Annual Conference
Biomaterials in Medicine
and Veterinary Medicine
10 - 13 October 2024 Rytro, Poland


This Privacy Statement applies to personal data collected and processed by the Polish Society for Biomaterials (PSB) as a ‘Biomaterials in Medicine and Veterinary Medicine’ conferences organizer. Our registered office is: Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland. PSB, as a Data Controller, is committed to protecting the privacy of our conference participants. We endeavour to comply with the Data Protection Act 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (amended) and other relevant legislation.

How to contact us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or would like to contact us about any other matter, please use the following contact information:
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Address: Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland

How we collect your personal data
We collect personal data when you register to attend the conference. The personal data we routinely collect includes:
• Full name
• Email address
• Postal address
• Phone number
• Academic degree/Job Title
• University/Company name
• Contact details

We do not collect any special categories of personal data, as defined under the GDPR.

How we use your personal data
Your personal data will be collected and processed in order to register your participation in the PSB conferences, enable communication between the organizers and participants, and send information about future events. The data related to the public identity will be used for access control at the event and hotel services, the data related to the university/company will be used for the networking platform, the geographic data will be used for statistics, the contact data will be used for communication. In addition, we would like to inform you that in order to document the conference, photographs will be taken, and some of them may be published on the conference website.

About our email newsletters
In the registration form you give your consent to receive our newsletters. You can unsubscribe from these at any point by emailing Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript.. Please note that if you choose to do so before the conference takes place, you can miss important information from the Organizing Committee.

Your rights regarding your personal data
You have a number of rights under data protection law, which have been strengthened under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):
• Access: You have the right to access the personal data we may hold about you and the purposes for which we are using it. We may ask for proof of your identity. On receipt of such a request, we will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible, at most within one calendar month.
• Rectification: You have the right to request that we amend any personal data which is incorrect or requires updating.
• Erasure: You have the right to request that we delete any personal information pertaining to you. We will assess any deletion request on a case by case basis and will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible, at most within one calendar month. 

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please use the contact details provided above. If you are concerned about the manner in which we have collected and used your personal data, please contact us using the contact details above – we will do our best to help. If you are unhappy with the way in which we have handled your personal data you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Where we store your personal data
We store and process your personal data at our registered offices at Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland and when working remotely.

How we keep your personal data secure
We take appropriate steps to ensure your personal data is stored in a secure environment to prevent any unauthorised access.

Sharing of your personal data
We will not share your personal information with any third parties for them to use for their own marketing purposes. We may disclose your personal data if required to do so by law.

How long we store your personal data for
We will only retain personal data for as long as is necessary for the purposes we are using it for. How long we retain data will vary depending on the purposes it is used for. We routinely update our email newsletter lists to ensure those who are not engaged are removed.

Updates to this Statement
We review and update this Statement regularly to take account of changes to our processing and regulatory changes. We encourage you to review it from time to time. If we make any significant changes to this Statement, we will endeavour to communicate this to you where possible.