Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Asia-Pacific Vitreo-retina Society (“APVRS”) is committed to process your personal data responsibly and in compliance with applicable data protection laws. This Privacy Notice describes how we collect and process your personal data when you use

Usage of Your Personal Data

You can visit our website and obtain information about our services without telling us who you are. As with any connection with a webserver, however, our server logs and temporarily stores certain technical data.

If you have registered for APVRS 2021 Virtual, or have previously registered for the APVRS congresses, information you provided will be collected.

We will use this personal data in order to respond to your requests, to process your registrations, applications, or to follow up on you requests. Upon request, we will keep you informed about new developments, services or offers from APVRS. Where such processing of your personal data is not strictly necessary to perform our contractual obligations to you, we will do so based on our interests in communicating with you regarding our services and offers, responding to your requests, and developing, enhancing and improving our services as well as your experience.

Our website also uses cookies (text files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website) to collect statistics.

With the exception of your IP address, which may constitute personal data in some circumstances, this information is anonymous data. It may include information on the type of web browser or device you use to access the website, the geographical region where you access the website, the data and time of your access, and the parts of our websites you access.

We collect and process your personal data responsibly and in accordance with legal requirements. We process it only for the purposes for which you provide the personal data to us or as set forth in this Privacy Notice.

We apply technical and organizational security measures adequate to the risk to protect the confidentiality and integrity of the personal data collected through this APVRS. We store your personal data only to the extent and for as long as this is necessary for APVRS to fulfil the purposes for which the data was collected, or, when applicable, as long as APVRS is legally required to retain the personal data.

Sharing Personal Data

In connection with the offers and services provided on the website, it may be necessary to share your personal data with external service providers.

Specifically, such sharing of data may be necessary to respond to your inquiry, to provide access to additional information, to manage your participation in the congress courses, or to follow up on your inquiry and inform you on new services or offers.

In addition, by clicking on any sponsored content or attending the sponsored symposium, you acknowledge and agree that your data (e.g., email, name, country, attendance details) may be shared with that specific sponsor or partner.

Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Data

You have certain individual rights regarding the personal data that we collect and process about you through the website.

You have the right to access or receive certain information about the personal data we process about you. You also have a right to have your personal data rectified, to object to the processing of your personal data, or to ask us to restrict processing or delete your personal data. Please note that your rights are subject to exceptions or derogations.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Notice at any time.