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Privacy Policy



  1. Overview

  2. Information that we collect from you and your use of this website

  3. How we use your information

  4. How we store data submitted by you

  5. Links to external web sites

  6. Contacting us

1. Overview

In order to operate our website ("Molecular Epidemiology Group UK"), we may collect and store personal information you submit to us via this website. Please read this privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide.

By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to us ("MEG-UK") holding and using it in accordance with this policy. The policy is subject to change and any changes to it in the future will be notified on this page. By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to such changes. We recommend that you check the privacy policy regularly.

2. Information that we collect from you and your use of this website

2.1 Information you give us

When you visit this website you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself, including personally identifiable details (including name, email, address) and payment details (including credit or debit card information).

2.2 Automatic Information

We may collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. 

2.3 Cookies

Please click here read our cookie policy

3. How we use your information

We primarily use your personal data for administration of our events and to keep you informed of MEG-UK activities. We may use and analyse information we collect so that we can manage and improve the services on our website. Demographic and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of the website. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.

4. How we store and handle the data submitted by you

4.1 Data Protection Legislation

Personal information will only be collected and/or processed by MEG-UK in accordance with the GDPR.

MEG-UK is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to promote our group to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. All direct payment gateways offered by and used by MEG-UK adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.


4.2 Disclosure of your information

Except as set out in this policy or as required by law, your personal data will not be provided to any third party without your prior written consent​.

5. Links to external websites

This website contain links to other websites that are outside the control of MEG-UK and are not covered by this privacy policy.


6. How to contact us

For all data queries please contact using the subject line "GDPR".

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us using the details above.

In accordance with the GDPR, you may request a copy of your personal data and you can request that we permanently delete all of your data that has been processed on our site. Where requested, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you. We may require proof of your identity before supplying you with this information to ensure confidentiality. You can request for your data to be erased, or updated as appropriate.


Info we collect
How we use info
How we handle data
external links
contacting us
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