Privacy Policy

Who we are

We, the British Society of Cardiac Imaging / British Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography (BSCI / BSCCT) and BioMedEx Ltd in its role as the BSCI / BSCCT Secretariat, are committed to protecting the privacy of all personal data you provide to us.

BSCI / BSCCT are a registered charity both on England & Wales (No. 114532) and in Scotland (No. SC046385).

Data Controller Contact
British Society of Cardiac Imaging / British Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography (BSCI / BSCCT) Secretariat
c/o BioMedEx Ltd
Centrum House
38 Queen Street
Glasgow G1 3DX
T: +44 (0) 141 378 0958

Point of contact: Uta Boeger-Brown, PhD

Nominated Data Protection Officer
Uta Boeger-Brown, PhD
T: +44 (0) 141 378 0958

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


BSCI membership registration is not handled on this website, but by a third party service called EventsAIR. Members’ names and email addresses are imported from EventsAIR to the database of this website by the BSCI Secretariat in order to provide members with access to restricted materials on this website. As a registered member of this website, you may then modify your name and email address using the account page.

Why are we processing your personal data?

The information provided on the online membership application form will be held by BioMedEx Ltd, in its capacity as the BSCI / BSCCT Secretariat, on the EventsAIR membership platform* in line with the EU GDPR 2018 and any other statutory & legal requirements and will be used for the fulfilment of the BSCI / BSCCT Membership. The BSCI / BSCCT Membership information will be archived by us should your membership lapse in line with statutory requirements. Upon archiving, your membership will be anonymised, and all your personal data will be permanently deleted.

Neither the BSCI / BSCCT nor BioMedEx Ltd, as the BSCI / BSCCT Secretariat, will supply your personal data to any third party except where expressed permission has been given by you or where / when required for the sole purpose of organising the BSCI / BSCCT Membership.

Neither the BSCI / BSCCT nor BioMedEx Ltd will sell your personal data to any third parties.
*EventsAIR is the trade name of the event and membership management platform developed and owned by Centium Software.

Other third parties that will have access to your personal data
Your data will be shared with other organisations and third parties in order to process your registration.

These will include:

Online event and membership management platform:
EventsAIR – online event and membership management software platform, developed and owned by Centium Software based in the UK at Basepoint Business & Innovation Centre, 110 Butterfield, Great Marlings, Luton Bedfordshire LU2 8DL.

Please follow the links to access EventsAIR’s & Centium Software’ privacy policy:

All data owned by EventsAIR clients in the European region is held in the Azure data centres in the Netherlands to comply with current EU data protection and handling regulations. A number of new data centres will come online across Europe, including one in the UK, and customer data will be relocated to the relevant geographic data centre as the centres are activated to meet GDPR and other legislative requirements.

The BSCI / BSCCT Membership registration will be archived by us should your membership lapse in line with statutory requirements. Upon archiving, all membership data are anonymised, and all personal data will be permanently deleted.

Online payment gateway provider (for card payments only):
Stripe Payments UK, Ltd. which has its principal place of business at 7th Floor, The Bower Warehouse, 211 Old Street, London EC1V 9NR, United Kingdom (“SPUKL”).

SPUKL is authorised as an electronic money institution by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (reference number: 900461) to issue electronic money, enable cash placement and cash withdrawal services on payment accounts, execute payment transactions, make money remittances, and acquire payment transactions (the “Authorised Payment Services”).

You authorise SPUKL to perform the Authorised Payment Services in connection with your use of the online payment gateway when paying your membership fees by card online.

Please follow the link to access the privacy policy of Stripe Payments UK, Ltd:

Direct Debit Payment Platform (for Direct Debit payments only):
FastPay Ltd which has its principal place of business at Agecroft Enterprise Park, Grosvenor House, Downcast Way, Pendlebury, Manchester M27 8UW United Kingdom (FastPay Ltd)

As a well-established Bacs-approved Bureau and Bacs Affiliate, FastPay Ltd (incorporated in 2008) have substantial experience in arranging Direct Debit schemes and running them professionally and in a time and cost-effective manner. FastPay Ltd are of good standing within the banking industry and cater for all types of organisations from sole traders to SMEs, partnerships to charities and global corporations
Please follow the link to access the privacy policy of FastPay Ltd:

Contact forms on this website

If you use the form on our Submit a Course page, in addition to course information, we will require your name and email address in order to contact you about the information you have provided. The data you provide will not be saved in this website’s database, but will be sent to us via email.

Web server logs and security

When you visit this website, information about your device, operating system and browser, and your IP address are automatically saved in log files. This serves a number of purposes, including helping to keep the website secure and helping to diagnose any problems that might arise.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


A cookie is a tiny data file that is used to store information. Most websites use cookies for a number of purposes, including providing essential functionality (e.g. a shopping cart), providing useful information about the way in which the website is being used (e.g. analytics), and many other functions such as enhanced security.

By continuing to use this website, you accept that we use the following cookies:

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to provide us with information about how our website is used, such as what countries our visitors are browsing from, and what pages are the most popular. The data gathered is anonymous and can not be used to identify individual users.

You may block the collection of the data generated by the cookie and the data related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plugin available from the following link:

ReCAPTCHA is a service provided by Google that allows us to confirm that only real people and not spambots are able to submit our contact forms. When you tick the box that says “I’m not a robot”, Google place a cookie called NID in your browser, that communicates information such as what language your browser is set to, the date, how many mouse clicks you have made on the screen, and what other Google cookies you may have on your device.

Google Fonts
We use Google Fonts API to provide the font faces we use on this website.

When you use our website, some data, including your IP address, will be transferred to and stored on Google’s servers in the USA. This data is used solely for the purpose of providing the service, and is not associated with other data Google may hold on you. The use of Google Maps API and Google Fonts API, as well as the relevant data transfer and processing is governed by Google Inc.’s data protection policy:

Cookie Script
When you click “ok” on our cookie consent popup banner, a cookie called ‘cookiescriptaccept’ is set so that you will not be asked to reconfirm your acceptance for a period of time.

We do not use cookies to gather personal data such as names or email addresses.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, here is some more information. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Disclosure of your data

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  1. If BSCI / BSCCT and BioMedEx Ltd, in its capacity as the BSCI / BSCCT Secretariat, is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation;
  2. In order to enforce or apply our terms of use or terms and conditions of supply and other agreements;
  3. To protect the rights, property, or safety of The BSCI / BSCCT in line with the BSCI / BSCCT Safeguarding Policy Statement: The BSCI/BSCCT acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, UK government guidance and complies with Charities Commission and OSCR best practice.
  4. To allow you to receive any membership services or member benefit which is provided by a third party and/or
  5. To provide any services that you ask BSCI / BSCCT and BioMedEx Ltd, in its capacity as the BSCI / BSCCT Secretariat, to carry out either through the website or otherwise.

Disclosure may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults, fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

How long we retain your data

Your personal contact data will be retained by us for up to three (3) years after the conclusion of your BSCI / BSCCT membership and will be used by mail or email solely for marketing of future BSCI / BSCCT events and / or BSCI / BSCCT membership drive.

What rights you have over your data

Inquire about your personal data

You retain the right to ask us about your data at any time.

Withdraw your consent

You retain the right to withdraw your consent to use your personal data at any time.

The right to forget or anonymise your personal details

You retain the right to request that we forget or anonymize your personal data.

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Should you wish to exercise any of these rights, please email

You can find out more about your rights under the GDPR here.

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