Privacy Policy

Irish Melanoma Forum Website Privacy Policy

The Irish Melanoma Forum respects your right to privacy and complies with its obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1998 & 2003. The objective of this Website Policy is to outline how the Irish Melanoma Forum deals with any personal data you provide when you visit its website. By visiting the website, you are accepting the terms of the Website Privacy Policy. This website contains external links to other websites and the Irish Melanoma Forum is not held responsible for the privacy policies of these other websites.

What type of information do we collect?
You may browse our site anonymously but certain pages may be unavailable to you. We collect information from you when you register on our website, fill out a form or register for a meeting.

You may be asked to provide personal details such as name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number as needed.

What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To process registration for an event online.
  • To improve our website: we continually strive to improve our website based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can send an email to

How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain & safeguard your personal information when you register for our meetings and submit your personal information.

The Irish Melanoma Forum takes, and will continue to take, all reasonable steps (which includes relevant technical and organisational measures) to guarantee the safety of the data you provide to us and we will only use the data for the intended purpose.

However, the nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet will be 100% secure.

Do we use cookies?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us remember and compile anonymous data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. This website uses Google Analytics to gather anonymous statistics about visitors to the site and which pages are visited.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
We may also release your personal data where compliance with legal requirements is a necessity. We also reserve the right to enforce our site policies in order to protect our rights and the rights of other individuals in a manner that is safe and compliant with the law.

You control your information
All registered users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by sending an email to

Online Privacy Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent
By using our website, you consent to our website’s privacy policy (this page).

Changes to our Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to make changes to our web privacy policy at anytime without prior consultation; these changes will be posted on this page together with Privacy Policy modification date.

Contacting Us
If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Irish Melanoma Forum
C/0 Mr. Paul Donnellan
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Galway University Hospital
Telephone: + 353 61 476800

Last Updated October 23rd 2012