[ Data Protection: Privacy Statement ]

As the host of REC2018, we, The Institute of Risk and Uncertainty, University of Liverpool, are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Information Collected

We collect personal information from you via this website when you register with us. We collect information based on the following lawful bases:

Your information will be stored electronically. We utilise Google Forms on our website which means the information you provide will be stored on Google servers but only visible to us.

We will collect information such as your name, title, email address, affiliation, country of residence, and dietary requirements to register for this event.

As an event that benefits from sharing, we will also be taking photographs and video recordings. You will be asked at registration if you consent to the use of this.

Disclosure of Your Information

The information we collect are for the purposes of being informed of our attendees. This helps us know you, network with you, as well as plan our event accordingly.

As a participant of REC you will find yourself in a setting with a strong sense of community. We see a growth in this community every year with recurring attendees and we aspire to encourage this further by keeping our attendees in the loop of future events. If you allow us, we will forward your details to future organizers who will keep you informed of future REC conferences. We could also inform you of relevant events we hold at the Institute of Risk and Uncertainty.

We intend to publish a list of attendees as well as a gallery of photographs on our website as a way of sharing with you, other fellow attendees, sponsors, prospective future attendees and general public memories from this event. If you allow us, we will include your information as well.

You will be asked at registration if you consent to us using your information for sharing and publicity.

Other Websites

Our website contains links to the sites of our sponsors and affiliates. It may also contain links to other websites or services such as Google Maps. If you follow a link to any external websites, please note that they are governed by their own privacy policies which we encourage you to read before accepting or providing your personal information.

Data Retention

The information we collect is retained until a time as such comes where you request to be removed from our database of users, or if we cease to provide this service.

You may request a copy of the information we hold about you at any point in time or request to be removed from our database of users permanently by contacting us. For security purposes, we ask that you contact us using the email address you registered with and provide your first name, last name, affiliation and country of residence so we know the request is coming from you.

In the event you have a complaint about the way we handle your data and receive no feedback from us, you have a right to raise this with the Information Commissioner's Office: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/


Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be addressed in writing to:

Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, University of Liverpool
Peach Street, Chadwick Building,
Liverpool L69 7ZF, United Kingdom
Email: info@riskinstitute.uk