The International Neurological Physical Therapy Association (INPA) is committed to protecting the rights and privacy of those whose personal data we hold. This personal data will be collected and handled securely.
The United Kingdom Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (GDPR) govern the use of personal data.
The Committee of INPA and some others are personally responsible for processing and using personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act and GDPR and will comply with this Data Protection Policy.
The law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for which an organisation may collect and process your personal data, including:
Where we rely on our legitimate interest
In cases where we are processing your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest, you can ask us to stop for reasons connected to your individual situation. We must then do so unless we believe we have a legitimate overriding reason to continue processing your personal data.
All members of INPA and others whose personal data we may hold will be asked to give consent for our use of their personal data. The reasons for our use of their data will be explained to them. They may restrict the use of their data for specific operations, and they may change their choices at any time. They may withdraw their consent at any time.
What personal data is held by the International Neurological Physical Therapy Association?
Name, address, telephone number/s, email address, work role and/or title, workplace, country of work. If you contact us e.g. by email, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
Where is this data stored?
On the password-protected server of the INPA website and the password-protected computers of the Membership Secretary, President, and other committee members inside and outside the European Economic Area. By submitting your personal data, you agree to INPA transferring, storing or processing your data. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
What is this data used for?
How long do we keep your data?
Whenever we collect or process your personal data we will only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. At the end of that retention period your data will be deleted completely.
Your duty to inform us of changes
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your relationship with us.
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Data will not be shared
INPA will not share personal data with other organisations for marketing, market research, or commercial purposes. We will not pass on personal data to other websites. We will never sell your data.
Subject Access Request
Individuals have the right to make a Subject Access Request (SAR) to find out what information INPA holds on them, where it is held, and what it is used for; and also, to have data corrected or to prevent its use. Any SAR will be dealt with within 30 days.
Your right to withdraw your consent
Whenever you have given us your consent to use your personal data, you have the right to change your mind at any time and withdraw that consent.
If you have any questions about how INPA uses your personal data, or if you want to exercise your rights regarding your personal data, please contact us via the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) at: https://www.wcpt.org/INPA or email the secretary (opens new window)
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. Further information, including contact details is available at: https://ico.org.uk (opens new window)
Data Protection Officer, the International Neurological Physical Therapy Association