Dear User,
The Italian Medical Society of Great Britain is the Data Controller of personal data collected on this website pursuant to and by effect of the Data Protection Act 1998.
The Italian Medical Society of Great Britain as a data controller (hereinafter: “Data Controller”), pursuant to the Data Protection Act 1998, considers privacy and protection of personal data one of the main aims of its activities.
We invite you, before providing any personal data to the Italian Medical Society of Great Britain, to carefully read this Privacy Policy, as it contains important information about your privacy, the protection of personal data and on the security measures adopted to ensure confidentiality in full compliance with the applicable regulations.
This Privacy Policy also:

  • is effective for this website, both web and mobile use, which is operated by the Data Controller;
  • is an integral part of the services we offer;
  • is compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998;
  • is compliant with the Recommendation 2/2001, adopted on 17 May 2001 by the Working Group “Article 29”.



We inform you that the processing of personal data shall follow principles of correctness, lawfulness, transparency and protection of your privacy and your rights.
Your personal data will therefore be processed in accordance with the legal provisions of the Data Protection Act.



    2.1 Visitors to our website
    2.2 Information you provide directly
    2.3 Cookies



When you visit our website, personal data of identified or identifiable subjects may be processed.
The Data controller is:

  • Italian Medical Society of Great Britain, London, UK Email:

Your personal data may be communicated to employees or consultants of the Data controller, belonging to the following categories: administrative, commercial, legal, accounting or systems administrators which provide sufficient guarantees in respect of the technical and organizational security measures governing the processing.



2.1 Visitors to our website

The computer systems and software procedures of the website may acquire some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.
This collected information cannot be associated with identified subjects but by their very nature could, through processing and associations with data held by third parties, it could permit to identify users.

This category of data includes: IP addresses, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) ​​of requested resources, time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc..) and other parameters regarding the operating system and computer environment.

These information is used to obtain anonymous statistical information about the site use and to check its correct operation, to allow the proper supply of services, for reasons of safety and liability assessment in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the Site or third parties; and are normally deleted after thirty days.

2.2   Information you provide directly
Users can contact us filling out a form that collects the following personal data, directly and voluntarily provided by users: name, surname, email, phone number.

2.3   Cookie

Definitions and Characteristics

Cookie is a small text file that’s stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Thanks to cookies, the website remember the actions and preferences (for example, the login data, the preferred language, the font size, other display settings, etc.).

Cookies perform computer authentication, monitoring of sessions and storing information about the activities of users who log onto a website and they may contain a unique identification code that allows keeping track of user experiences on website for statistical purposes or advertising.

While browsing the website, you can get on your computer or mobile device even cookies set by a website other than the one you are currently on (“third-party” cookies).

Some operations may not be performed without the use of cookies, which in some cases are technically necessary for the operation of the website.

There are several types of cookies, depending on their features and functions, and the user’s computer or mobile device could record them for different periods: “session cookies”, which are automatically deleted after closing your browser; “persistent cookies”, which user’s equipment record up to a predetermined deadline.

Some cookies do not require express consent: “technical cookies”, e.g. those used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary in order to provide a service explicitly requested by the user. In other words, cookies indispensable to the operation of the site or required to perform service user requests.

Technical cookies also include:

 – “cookies analytics”, used directly by the website to collect information, in aggregate form, about the number of users and how they visit the website
– session cookies (for logging);
– functionality cookies, that allow our website to remember choices you make while browsing (e.g. the language, the products selected for purchase).

Types of cookies used on website and how to disable cookies

The website uses the following cookies:

– Technical or session cookies and strictly necessary for the operation of the website or to allow the user to make use of the content and services they required.
– Technical-analytics cookies, to analyze how users use the website. These cookies do not collect user identity information, or any personal information. The information is processed in aggregate and anonymous form.
– Functionality cookies, used to activate specific functionality of the site (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service. CAUTION: Disabling – the technical cookies and / or functionality cookies the website or certain services of this website may not be available may not be available or not function properly and you should modify manually some information or preferences each time you visit the Site.
– Third party cookies originate from a domain that’s different to the website being visited. Please note that these third parties, listed below with their links to privacy policies, are autonomous holders of data collected through their own cookies, so user may refer to their treatment policies of personal data and consent forms listed below:

In more detail, you can find cookies on this website at the following link:

How to view and edit the cookies through your browser

You can enable cookies through the appropriate procedure described here: You can authorize, block or delete (in whole or in part) cookies through specific functions of browser: however, in the event that all or some cookies are disabled, website or certain features may not be available and / or you should change or manually enter some information or preferences each time you visit the website.

For more information on cookies’ settings through your web browser, you can refer to the Instructions:

 – Internet Explorer:
 – Firefox:
 – Safari:
 – Chrome:



 The Data controller could process information you provide us for the following purposes:

a) Performance of a contract/request of data subject

Provision of your data for this purpose is optional, but without them we cannot dispatch your request (e.g. for the inability to access content and to confidential documents of registered users).

According to Data Protection Act, the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, or taking care of any request of the data subject with a view to entering into a contract.

b) research/ statistical analyzes of aggregate or anonymous data

c) compliance with any legal obligation (law, regulation or legislation)

Provision of your data for this purpose is compulsory. The consent will allow Data Controller to fulfill the obligations laid down by law, regulation or legislation.
Please note that pursuant to Data Protection Act, we do not require your consent for the processing of your personal data for such purposes.


The data controller – or third parties carefully selected for their reliability and competence- will process your personal data for the only purpose specified in Article 3, both by automated tools and paper, for the time strictly necessary to achieve the wished purposes.

In order to prevent the loss of data, illegal or incorrect use and unauthorized access, the Data controller observes specific security in full compliance with the requirements regarding security measures, provided for by law.

The data processing connected to this website takes place mainly at the offices of the Data Controller. The data processing also uses the technology / data center services offered by third party companies.

The transfer of personal data will be carried out in full respect of the privacy legislation applicable in UK and at EU level.



The Data controller could communicate your personal data to third parties, if their activities are necessary for delivering services, such as: a) companies that provide assistance and advice to the owner, aptly named controllers; b) subjects to whom the communication of your personal data is mandatory under the law or orders of the competent authorities; c) subjects delegated by the Data Controller to carry out activities strictly related to the purposes mentioned above (including technical maintenance of the systems); d) (Only with your specific consent) business partners or companies that exercise activities functional to Data controller’s activities, for operations of the website and for further promotional purposes.

The personal data required to activate the services will not be subject to diffusion.

Your personal data will not be diffused.



Data subject is entitled to be informed by data controller whether personal data of which that individual is the data subject are being processed by or on behalf of that data controller (Section 7 of Data Protection Act).

According to the same article, the interested parties have the right to erasure, to rectification and to block or suppress processing of personal data.

Requests should be sent by e-mail at



The Data controller may change or update this Website Privacy Policy, in part or completely, also because of legal updates.

The Privacy Policy Changes and Updates will be notified to users on the homepage of the website and will be binding as soon as published on the website. We therefore invite you to visit regularly this section to be informed about the most recent version of the Present Privacy Policy.



To receive any information regarding data processing, please send an e-mail to