AAE

Asia-Pacific Association of
Echocardiography

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Terms of Use

A. Purposes of collection and use of personal information

We just ask you for minimal personal informationthat is essential for AAE

1. Data needed for creating accounts and using AAE services We may use personal information to verify identity, assist with identification of users,determineappropriate services andto send important notices.

2. Various data related with journal paper submission and conference participation We may also use personal information to perform the process of journal article submission, review and publication.

B. What personal information we collect

There are no disadvantages in using this system even if you do not give us any information for optional extra data.

Essential required data : your name(Korean, English), birthday, gender, email address, phone number, mobile phone number, post code, mailing address, address code(home or office), affiliation(Korean, English), location of affiliation, field of study

Optional extra data : your name(Chinese character), department, position, affiliation code, nation, bank account information, academic career, license information

C. Retention period of collected information

1. Data needed for creating accounts and using AAE services: semi-permanent

2. Various data related with journal paper submission and conference participation: semi-permanent

D. Protection of collected personal information

All personal information you provide us are safely protected by NRF security systems such as firewall.

Only a few system administrator have authentication to access and manage userpersonal information, and they continuously receive security training. We may keep and store log records of the data servers which contain personal information to monitor data process.

E. Rights of rejection for collecting personal information

You are not required to provide the personal information that we have requested, but, if you chose not to do so, creating account is impossibleand using several services of AAE may be limited.

F. Change of Privacy policies

The first version of this privacy policy was enacted on August 17, 2007. AAE may change its privacy policy to apply statutes revision or updated security technologies. When we change the policy in a material way, a notice will be posted on AAE along with the updated privacy policy.

· Version: v2.0

· Revision Date: April 15, 2014

Privacy Policy

A. Purposes of collection and use of personal information

We just ask you for minimal personal informationthat is essential for using AAE

1. Data needed for creating accounts and using AAE services We may use personal information to verify identity, assist with identification of users,determineappropriate services andto send important notices.

2. Various data related with journal paper submission and conference participation We may also use personal information to perform the process of journal article submission, review and publication.

B. What personal information we collect

There are no disadvantages in using this system even if you do not give us any information for optional extra data.

Essential required data : your name(Korean, English), birthday, gender, email address, phone number, mobile phone number, post code, mailing address, address code(home or office), affiliation(Korean, English), location of affiliation, field of study

Optional extra data : your name(Chinese character), department, position, affiliation code, nation, bank account information, academic career, license information

C. Retention period of collected information

1. Data needed for creating accounts and using AAE services: semi-permanent

2. Various data related with journal paper submission and conference participation: semi-permanent

D. Protection of collected personal information

All personal information you provide us are safely protected by NRF security systems such as firewall.

Only a few system administrator have authentication to access and manage userpersonal information, and they continuously receive security training. We may keep and store log records of the data servers which contain personal information to monitor data process.

E. Rights of rejection for collecting personal information

You are not required to provide the personal information that we have requested, but, if you chose not to do so, creating account is impossibleand using several services of AAE may be limited.

F. Change of Privacy policies

The first version of this privacy policy was enacted on August 17, 2007. AAE may change its privacy policy to apply statutes revision or updated security technologies. When we change the policy in a material way, a notice will be posted on AAE along with the updated privacy policy.

· Version: v2.0

· Revision Date: April 15, 2014