Privacy Policy , Terms and conditions


Privacy Policy 

The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) came in to force on May 25th 2018

Data Protection Policy

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data you provide to us will be processed by us.

You  provide information by consent, and you can withdraw this  at any time.

How can members contact  SIG ?

Any queries regarding the Data Protection Policy and member data can be e-mailed to SIG at :


What information do we collect from members?

Your  address, telephone number, e-mail address,  special dietary requirements and professional status are collected when registering for the All Wales Special Interest Group annual study day

SIG retains your conference registration details for 3 months post conference and then these are destroyed

We also collect information from you when you apply for the Job Shadowing Scheme –  in line with educational requirements and quality assurance this is retained for  2 years and then destroyed.

Information is not routinely  shared with third parties and only with your consent

You have the following rights with respect to their information:

The right to access information held about them.
The right to have inaccurate information edited or erased
The right to object to the processing of information about them by SIG

What happens if there is a data breach?
Any data breach will be reported to the office of the Information Commissioner within 72 hours of the breach as required under the General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR).



Terms & Conditions for the use of this site

1. Scope of the Site
The web site (the “Site”) is owned and operated by the All Wales Special Interest Group (sig)(“we”, “us” or “our”).

2. Excluded services
To use the Site you will require Internet connectivity and appropriate telecommunication links. We shall not be liable for any telephone or other costs that you may incur.

3. Use of the Site
The intellectual property rights in all materials that are available on the Site (the “Materials”) belong to us or the suppliers of the materials. You may retrieve and display Materials on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for personal, non-commercial use. Except as expressly set out above, the Materials may not be reproduced, modified or in any way commercially exploited.

Use of the Site for any of the following purposes is strictly forbidden:

  • disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material
  • transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, results in civil liability or otherwise breaches any relevant laws, regulations or code of practice
  • gaining unauthorized access to other computer systems
  • interfering with any other person’s use or enjoyment of the Site
  • breaching any laws concerning the use of public telecommunications networks
  • interfering or disrupting networks or web sites connected to the Site
  • making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner

You will indemnify us against all losses, liabilities, costs and expenses reasonably suffered or incurred by us, all damages awarded against us under any judgment by a court of competent jurisdiction and all settlements sums paid by us as a result of any settlement agreed by us arising out of or in connection with: (a) any claim by any third party that the use of the Site by you is defamatory, offensive or abusive, or of an obscene or pornographic nature, or is illegal or constitutes a breach of any applicable law, regulation or code of practice; (b) any claim by any third party that the use of the Site by you infringes that third party’s copyright or other intellectual property rights of whatever nature; and (c) any fines or penalties imposed by any regulatory, advertising or trading body or authority in connection with the use of the Site by you.

4. Disclaimer
Although we have taken all reasonable steps to provide you with access to adequate and reputable content, we cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. You must bear the risks associated
with the use of a global network like the Internet.
Due to the number of web sites accessible through the Service and the nature of the Internet, we cannot give any warranties in respect of the content, software or services available through the Site. In particular, we disclaim all liabilities in connection with the following:

  • incompatibility of the Site with any of your equipment, software of telecommunications links
  • errors or interruptions of the Site
  • unsuitability, unreliability or inaccuracy of Materials
  • inadequacy of the Site to meet your requirements

To the full extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that we will not be liable to you and/or any third party for any consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to loss of profits, loss of privacy and loss of data) or for any other indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever that arise out of or are related to the Site.

5. Changes to the User Terms
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to make changes to these User Terms. When the User Terms are changed, notice will be given by a suitable announcement available on the Site. If you use the Site after we have given notice of the changes, you are agreeing now to be bound by those changes. If you do not agree to be bound by those changes, you should not use the Site any further after you receive notice of them.

6. Advertising and Sponsorship
Part of the Site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site complies with relevant laws and codes. We will not
be responsible for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material.

7. Competitions and Prize Draws
From time to time we may run competitions, free prize draws and promotions on the Site. These will be subject to additional terms that will be made available at the time of such competitions.

8. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction
These User Terms shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with,
English law and the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute that may arise in connection with these User Terms.

9. General
You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these User Terms. If any provision of these User Terms is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these User Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect.
Failure by either party to exercise any right or remedy under these User
Terms does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy.