Who we are
We are the International College of Generative Medicine. Our website address is: http://genmedcollege.org.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you submit your details on a contact form on this website your details may be stored to help us respond to your enquiry. This may include your IP address.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Use of this website may involve collecting anonymised data through cookies to help us understand the usage of the site.
Who we share your data with
We may share your membership status of the International College of Generative Medicine with Datapunk BioInformatics LLC to establish whether you are eligible for a reduced fee on the purchase of a license for Opus23 genetic analysis software.
Essential data to complete payment may be retained by our payment processor for the purposes of recording your payment transaction.
We do not share your information with other third parties.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
You can request the information we hold about you, which is limited to your contact information, your membership status and your payment status.
How we protect your data
Your data is secured using https encryption which reduces the likelihood of information being available to third parties during transmission.
What data breach procedures we have in place
Additional security measures are in place to prevent unauthorised users from accessing your stored data.
What third parties we receive data from
We receive information from spam protection services to indicate whether comments submitted to the website are genuine.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We do not carry out automated decision making or user profiling other than for spam protection.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
None apply to our management of this site.