The Asia-Pacific Microscope Conferences (APMC) is a scientific conference held every four years under the aegis of Committee of Asia-Pacific Societies of Microscopy (CAPSM). The host organizations for the present event are Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI) and CAPSM.
- Necessary care will be taken for retention and maintenance of documents necessary for this event, as well as to comply with applicable legal requirements.
- Documents uploaded will be under highly secured surveillance.
- We may collect& store a backup of personally identifiable information that you provide to us, such as your name, address, phone number or email address.
- Not with standing the foregoing, the organizers reserve the right to revise or revoke this policy at any time.
- We hold your data securely and safely, and we do not sell this data to any third party.
Information we collect
Contact information. We might collect your name, designation, EMSI ID, Gender, affiliation, email, mobile number, phone number, address, pincode, country and ip address.
Payment and billing information. We might collect your billing name, billing address and payment method when you make online payment. We NEVER collect your credit card number or credit card expiry date or other details pertaining to your credit card on our website. Credit card information will be obtained and processed by our online payment partner/gateway.
Information you post. We might collect information you post in a public space on our website or on a third-party social media site related to the event.
Demographic information. We may collect demographic information about you, or any other information provided by your during the use of our website. We might collect this as a part of a survey also.
Other information. If you use our website, we may collect information about your IP address and the browser you're using. We might look at what site you came from, duration of time spent on our website, pages accessed or what site you visit when you leave us. We might also collect the type of mobile device you are using, or the version of the operating system your computer or device is running.
We collect information in different ways.
We collect information directly from you. We collect information directly from you when you register for the event or pay online. We also collect information if you post a comment on our websites or ask us a question through phone or email.
We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, browser cookies and web beacons for collecting information about your usage of our website.
We get information about you from third parties. For example, if you use an integrated social media feature on our websites. The third-party social media site will give us certain information about you. This could include your name and email address.
Use of your personal information
We use information to contact you: We might use the information you provide to contact you for confirmation of a registration/payment on our website or for other event information/promotional purposes.
We use information to respond to your requests or questions. We might use your information to confirm your registration for the event.
We use information to improve our products and services. We might use your information to customize your experience with us. This could include displaying content based upon your preferences.
We use information to look at site trends and customer interests. We may use your information to make our website better. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties.
We use information for security purposes. We may use information to protect our website and our clients.
We use information for marketing purposes. We might send you information about event updates/special promotions etc. for example, if you register, we may enroll you in our newsletter.
We use information to send you transactional communications. We might send you emails or SMS about your APMC account and related transactions.
We use information as otherwise permitted by law.
Sharing of information with third-parties
We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. We share information with vendors who provide us IT support or payment processors or transactional message processors. Some vendors may be located outside of India.
We will share information with the event organizers. We share your information with event organizers/managers and other parties responsible for fulfilling the payment obligation. The event organizers and other parties may use the information we give them as described in their privacy policies.
We will share information with our event partners. This includes a third party who provide or sponsor an event, or who operates a venue where we hold events. Our partners use the information we give them as described in their privacy policies.
We may share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. We will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. Or, we might also share information when we are investigating potential fraud.
We may share information with any successor to all or part of our event. For example, we may share the participants list with the hosts of next edition of APMC.
We may share your information for reasons not described in this policy. We will tell you before we do this.
You can opt out of receiving our update emails. To stop receiving our update emails, please use the unsubscribe option as specified in the mails received by you. It may take about ten days to process your request. Even if you opt out of getting update messages, we will still be sending you transactional messages through email and SMS about your transactions.
Third party sites
- You are requested to ensure data privacy of your fellow attendees and speakers that you meet during this conference.
- Professional/Occupational videography & photography is reserved.
In accordance with Information Technology Act 2000 and rules made there under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Dr. Partha Ghosal
Chairman – EMSI (Central) (Hyderabad)
8-9-40/73, Sri Datta Nagar, Kanchanbagh,
Phone: +91-40- 24586789
If you have any questions about this Policy or other privacy concerns, you can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Updates to this policy