Extractive Industry Geology Conferences Ltd (EIG) is a company limited by guarantee. It is a non-profit organisation involved in organising conferences and peripheral activities for the sharing of knowledge and continued professional development of those working within the extractive industry. The Directors / Trustees and others involved in organising the conferences and peripheral activities receive no renumeration. It takes its data protection seriously and is committed to protecting people’s privacy. It will only use personal information in accordance with current data protection legislation.
We will collect, process and store securely email addresses of those who have expressed an interest in attending either the biennial Extractive Industry Geology Conference and/or the one day event in the intervening year. This is for the purpose solely of providing information about the conferences in newsletters, along with a copy of the registration form for the conferences. No other personal information is collected for this purpose.
What information we collect
EIG Ltd will collect, process and store securely names, phone numbers, postal addresses and email addresses of those who have either expressed an interest in attending or have attended activities and events provided by the company.
Financial transaction information will be gathered for invoicing and payment purposes. Payment details will not be retained, whilst invoices will be retained for the required statutory period before being destroyed.
What we use the information for
EIG Ltd will use the information to periodically contact people about upcoming events and activities provided directly and or supported by EIG Ltd. This will include for example the distribution of conference proceedings, newsletters, financial transactions and booking arrangements.
EIG Ltd will make contact with relevant people by email, post or telephone.
We will not provide any information to third parties under any circumstance, or use personal information for any other purpose than those stated above.
What to do if you no longer want to receive information
If requested by email to firstname.lastname@example.org we will delete an email address and any other information held about an individual. No further information about EIG Conferences will be provided thereafter to that individual.
24th May 2018.