Terms, conditions and privacy
PURPOSES and PRINCIPLES
The aim of Breast Centres Network is to create a network of centres of excellence for the treatment of breast cancer. The directory of specialist breast units offers relevant information on centres with specific expertise in diagnosis, state-of-the-art treatment, and care of breast cancer.
The data collected, which you voluntarily submit, will be used to make the centre more visible and not for the purpose of medical diagnosis or the provision of care or treatment. This data will therefore be accessible and used by people all over the world.
All information obtained from the Breast Centres Network questionnaire remains under responsibility of the individual applicant and is on an honour basis. Moreover, the Breast Units listed on Breast Centres Network website are not entitled to any accreditation or certification.
By submitting the online form, you give authorisation to the European School of Oncology (Breast Centres Network is a programme of the European School of Oncology) to insert the data about the centre and its staff in the Breast Centres Network directory and publications. Please understand that others will be able to view and use the data provided. You agree to regularly update all your centre's details.
Modification and updates of the information submitted can take place at any time.
Any questions regarding this website and its services may be addressed to: Francesca Marangoni email@example.com.
Under the European Regulation 679/2016 which refers to personal data protection, please be informed herewith that:
Personal data which you have supplied to us will be used in accordance with the content of the regulation UE 679/2016 in order to complete the service(s) requested by you.
Should consent to use your data not be provided, we may not be able to accept your registration to this website.
Your data will be managed in relation to our specific activity of enlisting cancer centres on this website and are related to the normal activity of a relationship with customers / users of services or potential ones; no mass marketing activity is envisaged, except for specific purposes related to BCN and ESO educational activities (specific consent to be provided).
Data retention (which in any case may not exceed 10 years from the last update) is linked to the existence of a supply of goods / services, to legal obligations or to specific treatment needs of which you are a part of. It is your right to request the deletion of your data when the same right is not in opposition to legal obligations.
The provided data will be communicated to collaborators appointed by ESO in order to complete the services requested, to public institutions and public security bodies for legal obligations linked to the tasks assigned to ESO, and to any third parties only as a result of their role in the fulfilment of the services you are requesting to ESO.
You have the right to obtain the cancellation, limitation, updating, portability, opposition to the processing of your personal data as indicated in articles 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 of the European Regulation 679/2016.
The data controller is the European School of Oncology, Via Turati 29, Milan, Italy. Protection Data Manager: Dott. Alberto Costa.
Any privacy-related issues can be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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