MEDCON Conferences and Exhibitions

Established at United Arab Emirates (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates (the “Site”) as well as a messaging platform for the efficient and convenient operation via the Site, email, SMS, or MMS (the “Service”). Data security of medical professionals attending our programs, visiting our websites and using our educational services is of crucial importance. This Privacy Policy informs you of our policies regarding the collection, usage and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of the Site or Service. We use your personal information only for providing the Service and improving the Site. By using the Site or Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy

Information Collection and Use

While using our Site or Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name, email address, mobile phone numbers, professional title, specialty, work address (es, username, password, and other information you provide us ('Personal Information'). MEDCON Conferences & Exhibitions processes your personal data because you use our services and/or because you provide them yourself. Below is an overview of the personal data that we may process depending on the interaction with MEDCON like:

  • Information provided related to participation in educational programs
  • Information provided related to online registrations on websites or programs
  • Information provided as faculty member to our educational programs MEDCON Conferences & Exhibitions minimizes distribution of personal data to the best of our abilities with a limited number of third parties only if this is necessary for the execution of the agreement, as well as to comply with any legal obligation. With companies that process data in our assignment, we conclude a data processing agreement to ensure a consistent level of security and confidentiality of your data. MEDCON Conferences & Exhibitions remains responsible for these processing operations. We only do this with your express permission. Your personal information will be treated confidentially by MEDCON Conferences& Exhibition and not used for other purposes or given to third parties unless: MEDCON Conferences& Exhibitions is required to do so;
  • you explicitly request it; this is necessary to send you publications, marketing materials, reference materials or other information.
  • you register for conferences or events organized by third parties; these third parties are other MEDCON entities.

For what purpose and on what basis we process personal data

MEDCON Conferences & Exhibitions collects and processes data about customers and visitors to this website in order to improve its operations, raise awareness about and supply services which may be of interest to you, as well as compiling internet statistics. If necessary, the information you supply will be used to contact you to inform you about updates such as changes in the functionality of the website or to offer you services which may be of interest to you (unless you have indicated that you do not wish to receive updates about programs and/or services).

MEDCON processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Sending newsletter.
  • Being able to call or email you if this is necessary to carry out our services.
  • Informing you about changes to our services.
  • Giving you the opportunity to create an account.
  • MEDCON analyses behaviour on the website in order to improve the website and adapt the range of products and services to your preferences.
  • MEDCON also processes personal data if we are legally obliged to do so, such as data that we need for our tax return.
The MEDCON Conferences & Exhibitions operating websites are not used to gather or to compile personal information in order to disseminate it externally or to use it for sales or promotional activities.

View, modify or delete data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent to data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by our company and you have the right to data transferability. This means that you can submit a request to us to send your personal data, held by us, in a computer file to you or another organization specified by you.

Changes to this policy

We may update this Privacy Policy. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Privacy policy from our sponsor

By sending us an e-mail or contacting us through below/ or above provided channel/mail, you agree for keeping your personal data at Novo Nordisk where NovoNordisk may need to report your data outside the United Arab Emirates to the relevant Market Authorisation Holder within the NOVO NORDISK group of entities (the “MAH”) as per below personal data notice: In case you contact us to report an Adverse event or technical complaint related to our products: We will process your data (e.g. collect, use, store, and share) your personal data when you contact us via the mail provided. We will process any personal data about you in accordance with this notice and with applicable local and global law. We get your personal data from you directly when you send an email to us. We process personal data about you to respond to your request for reporting an adverse event or technical complaint. You are not required to provide us with your personal data. If you do not want Novo Nordisk to use your personal data, we will not be able to respond to your request. we may process the following types of personal data if provided by you: Contact information (name, address, telephone number, email address) Data concerning your health. The processing can be necessary for our compliance with a legal obligation depending on the type of data you provide We may share your personal data with: Public authorities Suppliers or vendors that assist our company (e.g., customer services, consultants, IT service providers, financial institutions, law firms) We will keep your personal data for as long as needed to provide you with the services requested by you or for as long as required by applicable local and global law