The British Hip Society (BHS) is a Surgical Subspecialty Association for Orthopaedic Hip Problems in the UK.
As a membership organisation we care for patients and support surgeons by providing a forum for the discussion of research, advances in clinical practice and the results of surgical procedures pertaining to the hip joint.
The BHS takes the security and privacy of your data seriously. We may need to gather and use information or ‘data’ about you as part of our business and to manage our relationship with you. In doing so we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is kept secure against unauthorised access, loss, disclosure or destruction.
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation, known as GDPR, will replace the Data Protection Act. We intend to comply with our legal obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018 (the ‘2018 Act’) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in respect of data privacy and security.
Please note that we are processing any personal and sensitive data held on the legal basis of legitimate interest.
We will update our privacy notice from time to time by updating this page. Please ensure that you check this information on the website to ensure you happy with any changes.
Who collects the information we hold
The BHS is a ‘data controller’ and to further our aims we may collect and process information and personal data about you and retain control over how it is used.
Why we collect the information and how we use it
As a membership organisation we will typically collect and use this information for the following purposes
We do not collect any special categories of personal data such as:
We seek to ensure that our information collection and processing is always proportionate. We will notify you of any material changes to information we collect or to the purposes for which we collect and process it.
If you wish to opt out, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If we hold any information about you, as a ‘data subject’ you can:
Please contact us via email@example.com if (in accordance with applicable law) you would like to correct or request access to information that we hold relating to you or if you have any questions about this notice.
Once a data subject access request is received, we will endeavour to provide the information as quickly as possible and at the latest within one month of receiving the request.