IUCr 2017 takes privacy and data protection issues seriously. We have designed this Privacy Policy to explain how we handle personally identifiable information collected from delegates who register for the conference and submit information to IUCr 2017 through the Internet. As the IUCr 2017 services evolve, we may revise this policy, so please check back frequently. If you have questions about IUCr 2017privacy practices, please use the Contact Us button on the home page.


Scope of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers IUCr 2017’s treatment of personally identifiable information collected from delegates who use the payment gateway services provided from this IUCr 2017 website. This Policy also covers the treatment of personally identifiable information that IUCr 2017’s back end technology providers / partners may share with it.

This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that IUCr 2017 does not own or control or to people that IUCr 2017 does not employ or manage.


  1. Provide consumers notice of our information practices.
  2. Offer consumers choices as to how their information is used beyond the purpose for which the information was provided.
  3. Offer consumers reasonable access to their information and an opportunity to correct inaccuracies.
  4. Take reasonable steps to protect the security and integrity of personal information.

IUCr 2017 respects your privacy and wants to promote trust and confidence on the internet. As such, IUCr 2017 feels it is necessary to disclose to you what information this site collects and tracks and what we do with the information that we collect.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To process registration transactions
    Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
  • To send periodic emails
    The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Credit Card information is not stored on this IUCr 2017 website or the registration website.

All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted directly from the Payment Gateway providersweb pages into the Payment Gateway providers (HDFC Bank)databasevia Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, who are required to keep the information confidential.

Do we use cookies?

We do not use cookies.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third parties

We may include links on our websiteto third party websites offering products or services. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

We will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

All users of our site may make any changes to their own information at anytime by logging into their record with their Access Key and going to the ‘Edit Zone’ page.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection

We are in compliance with the requirements of Childrens Online Privacy Protection, we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.IUCr2017.org

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 20 November 2016

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the Contact Us button on the Home page of this website.