'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used by ims.prophpbb.com. PII, as
described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its
own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an
individual in context. Privacy law in Europe has its legal framework in European privacy
directives and state law. The Data Protection Directive and the ePrivacy Directive are the
European minimum standards that have to be implemented into member state law. Please
protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our
minimum, on the first significant page after entering our Forum.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our Forum?
When ordering or registering on our Forum, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your
name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
We do NOT collect any data that is not required for operation of the forum, e.g. credit card
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our Forum, subscribe to a newsletter,
fill out a form or enter information on our Forum.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our
newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the Forum, or use certain
other Forum features in the following ways:
• To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and
product offerings in which you are most interested.
How do we protect your information?
We only provide articles and information..
We use regular Malware Scanning.We do not use an SSL certificate.
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
Do we use 'cookies'?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can
choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browsers can
be different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your Forum experience more efficient
may not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your PII.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on
our Forum. 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 Forum and welcome any feedback about
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles.
They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. Read more at google
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our Forum but we may do so in the future.
Users can visit our Forum anonymously.
Can change your personal information:
• By logging in to your account
How does our Forum handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a
Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our Forum allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.
Protection of Children
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old. This Forum is
intended for adults, professionals in the Field of Personal Dosimetry.
The European Union's Directive on data protection does not explicitly mention the privacy
rights of minors, but applies the same data protection principles to children and adults alike.
The EU's new General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), which goes into force in
Spring 2018, also requires that a company obtain the consent of a parent if it offers an
information society service to a child. The Forum will comply with this legislation.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United
States, and this idea is also known in Europe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice
Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy
laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following
responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
• Within 7 business days
We will notify the users via in-site notification
• Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the
right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to
adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights
against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to
investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
The E-Privacy Directive is an EU directive on data protection and privacy in the digital age
that sets the rules for confidentiality of information, treatment of traffic data, spam and
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
• We will not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email
• Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
firstname.lastname@example.org and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Last Edited on 2017-08-16