What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website (www.drusergroup.org.uk) and served by the Digital Radiology User Group and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website does not contain sponsored links or adverts.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls (web addresses). These may look like this, for example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo.

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Resources & Further Information

v.0.9 May 2016 Edited & customised by: David Platten on behalf of the Digital Radiology User Group


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1. Name

The name of the group shall be the ‘Digital Radiology User Group’.

2. Scope

The scope of the group shall be inclusive of all digital radiology technologies, including but not limited to general radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography and dental radiography.

3. Aims

The group exists to enable interested parties to discuss new developments, share expertise, discuss problems, advance knowledge and to facilitate collaboration in the field of digital radiology.

4. Officers

The group shall have a chair (or two co-chairs), a secretary and a webmaster as officers.  The chair and secretary shall serve for two years and may not serve for more than 4 consecutive years in the same post.  The secretary shall be responsible for providing annual accounts.

5. Meetings

The group shall hold an annual scientific meeting; proffered abstracts should be invited and a programme devised by the chair.  Physicists, technical staff, radiographers, radiologists and other professionals with an interest in digital radiology are free to attend.  Representatives of equipment manufacturers may only attend by invitation.

6. Expenditure

Incidental expenses shall be approved only by unanimous approval of the officers of the group.

7. Website

The webmaster will maintain a website on which the proceedings of the scientific meeting are to be made available and to facilitate discussion between members of the community.  The website is free to join as long as the member states their profession and employer when doing so.  Representatives of manufacturers are not permitted to join the website.

8. Alterations to the constitution

The constitution may be altered by a two-thirds majority of those present at the business meeting of the group.  The quorum for the business meeting shall be 20 delegates.  Notice of proposed changes to the constitution must be given to the chair at least one month before a meeting.


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