The European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) may change Terms & Conditions from time to time without notice. You should check these Terms & Conditions regularly. Your continued use of this website and services will be deemed to be acceptance of the updated or amended Terms & Conditions.
By registering for an EFORT/m-anage account, you accept and consent that certain of your personal information, i.e. your first and last name and email address are used to create your account and login to access the various services offered by this platform, such as registration to the Annual Congress, becoming an EFORT International Fellow just to mention a few.
This platform include links to other websites. These links are provided to offer the various services mentioned above. These links to external websites are not under the control of EFORT, and therefore, whilst we check the links for suitability and initial availability, we cannot guarantee the availability of such sites, as they may change over time.EFORT is committed to ensure that users’ personal information is used properly and is stored securely. By submitting information to this platform, for example during the registration process, users consent that such information is being processed by EFORT in accordance with this Data Protection Policy.
EFORT/m-anage collects the following personal information in order to create an account on this platform:
When registering as an user, individuals must provide a personal email address and a password. EFORT will not and cannot register anyone as an EFORT/m-anage user without these information.
EFORT uses the EFORT/m-anage registration data in order allow users to access the various services offered by EFORT as well as in order to contact users by email with newsletters and service-related announcements.
EFORT may use the EFORT/m-anage registration data to contact users about products and services that EFORT thinks may be of interest to them and to request user participation in surveys or other activities related to EFORT activities or other projects with which EFORT is involved.
EFORT may need to share the EFORT/m-anage registration data of users with third parties as EFORT may use third-party suppliers to process the services such as the Annual Congress Registration on its behalf. Where EFORT uses a third-party supplier to process the EFORT/m-anage registration data of users on EFORT’s behalf, EFORT will ensure that adequate security measures are in place to safeguard EFORT/m-anage registration data.
EFORT/m-anage account statement of Rights and Responsibilities By accessing or using the EFORT/m-anage account, you agree to this Statement and Responsibilities:
EFORT reserves the right to disable an account as appropriate or even to stop providing all or part of the platform if it believes that a user is violating the terms and/or spirit of this Statement or otherwise creating possible legal exposure for EFORT.
EFORT will then notify the user by email directly or the next time the user attempts to access his/her account. If any portion of this Statement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.
If we fail to enforce any of this Statement, it will not be considered a waiver. Nothing in this Statement shall prevent the EFORT from complying with the law. This Statement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding the EFORT/m-anage account and supersedes any prior agreements.
Personal data collected about you in accordance with Section 1 above may be used to verify your identity and eligibility, to provide information to you in your field of interest that we believe may be of interest to you, to record your interest in services that we offer, and to respond properly to your requests for information. Furthermore, we may use such personal data to contact you in order to announce new services or events (including by way of telephone, e-mail, SMS, or fax), for service improvement studies or for internal research. EFORT may use the personal data stored about you jointly with its national member societies and other closely affiliated organisations (such as EFORT FOUNDATION). In cases where we believe that additional services may be of interest to you, we may share your personal data with business partners of EFORT to the extent permitted by and in accordance with the applicable law. We may also disclose this information to firms that perform services on our behalf to the extent permitted by applicable law. These service providers are required to provide for adequate protection of your personal data and to use it only for the purposes set out in this Policy. EFORT may, in accordance with the respective requirements under the applicable law and solely for the purpose mentioned in this Policy, transfer your personal data to other jurisdictions. Except for the purposes set out in this Policy, we do not sell, rent or otherwise disclose to any third party any personal data about the Users, except with such person’s consent or as otherwise permitted or required by law. We will store your personal data, in accordance with the applicable law, for so long as such data is needed for the purposes set out in this Policy.
We restrict access to personal data we store about you to those employees or other parties who need access to such data in order to provide services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal data, including firewalls, individual passwords and encryption and authentication technology, and take all other necessary and adequate administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard the same against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification and to ensure its integrity. Please note, however, that data transported over an open network, such as the Internet or e-mail, may be accessible to anybody. EFORT cannot guarantee, and is not responsible for, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via such open networks. When disclosing any personal data via an open network, you should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to others, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without your consent. In particular, while individual data packets are often encrypted, the names of the sender and recipient are not. Even if both the sender and recipient are located in the same country data may also be transmitted via such networks to other countries regularly and without controls, including countries that do not afford the same level of data protection as your country of domicile. Your data may be lost during transmission or may be accessed by unauthorised parties. We do not accept any liability for direct or indirect losses as regards the security of your data during its transfer via Internet. Please use other means of communication if you think this is necessary or prudent for security reasons.
right Upon written request to EFORT Head Office, Z.A. La Pièce 2, 1180 Rolle, Switzerland, EFORT will notify you of all the personal data it stores about you. You may also request that any incorrect or incomplete personal data stored about you be corrected or that the personal data hold stored about you be deleted.
This Site contains hyperlinks to other websites that are not operated or monitored by EFORT. These other websites are not subject to this Policy and we are not responsible for their content or for the policies they apply to the treatment of personal data. We recommend that you read the policies used by these websites, and check how these websites protect your personal data and whether they are trustworthy.
This Policy shall in all respects be governed by Swiss law. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the ordinary courts of Lausanne, Switzerland.