The Medical Artists’ Association of Great Britain Privacy Policy

Privacy
The Medical Artists’ Association of Great Britain (MAA) is committed to protecting the confidentiality of your personal information and takes appropriate security measures to safeguard your privacy and operates within the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). We never pass on your details to third parties for marketing/commercial purposes without your express prior consent.

Who we are
The MAA is recognised as one of the leading professional bodies representing primarily British medical artists. Its primary objectives are to maintain and enhance the high professional standards in medical art to which it aspires.

What data do we currently gather?
• A member’s name
• Postal address
• Telephone number(s)
• Email address
• Website details
• Instagram details
• Twitter details

Who uses the data which you provide?
Primarily the Officers (administrators) of the MAA:
• The Honorary Secretary
• The Honorary Treasurer
• The Membership Secretary

For what purposes do we use your information?
• To provide you with necessary communications
• To provide you with information on joining or qualifying
• To administer your membership record
• To enable you to receive the service you have requested
• To provide you with information about services and events offered by the MAA and carefully selected partners, e.g. The Medical Artists’ Education Trust (MAET)

Rights of access and accuracy of information
• The MAA will endeavour to ensure that all personal data held in relation to a member is as up to date and accurate as possible. To achieve this, members must notify the Honorary Secretary of any changes to information held about them.
• A member has the right to request that out-of-date, irrelevant or inaccurate information about them is erased or corrected. All requests need to be made in writing or email to the Honorary Secretary.
• Information will only be held as long as is required for the purpose(s) for which it is used.
• All information will be erased on cessation of membership.
• You should be aware that the right of access is limited to your own personal data only, and certain data is exempt from the right of access and the MAA is not obliged to disclose or share confidential references.
• All requests will be considered on their own merits.

Policy changes
The MAA will update this Privacy Policy from time to time. This is to make sure that we continue to meet the highest standards and to protect your privacy. We reserve the right, at all times, to update, modify or amend this Policy.
We suggest that you review this Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes we may have made, however, we will not significantly change how we use information you have given us without your prior agreement.

If there is anything that you wish to discuss with the MAA regarding the processing of your personal data then please get in touch with the Assistant Honorary Secretary at secretary@maa.org.uk.

April 2019 © MAA of GB