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  • RSNA Privacy Policy

  • Last revised 8/28/2018

    About RSNA

    The Radiological Society of North America (hereafter, ‘RSNA’, ‘the Society’, ‘we’) is an international society of radiologists, medical physicists and other medical professionals with more than 54,000 members across the globe with the mission to promote excellence in patient care and health care delivery through education, research and technologic innovation.
    RSNA was established in 1915 and hosts one of the world’s largest annual medical meetings, a week-long event which starts the last Sunday of November in Chicago. The Society also publishes peer-reviewed journals including Radiology, offering radiology research and reviews, and RadioGraphics, dedicated to continuing education in radiology.
    The Society also develops and offers informatics-based software solutions support of a universal electronic health record, sponsors research to advance quantitative imaging biomarkers, and conducts outreach to enhance education in developing nations. Through its Research & Education (R&E) Foundation, RSNA provides millions of dollars in funding to investigators.
    You can contact us at:

    Radiological Society of North America
    820 Jorie Boulevard
    Suite 200
    Oak Brook, Illinois 60523, USA
    Telephone (U.S. and Canada): 1-800-381-6660
    Telephone: 1-630-571-2670

    For the purposes of European Union (EU) data protection law (in particular the General Data Protection Regulation, or “GDPR”, and its implementing laws at national level in the EU), we are controller of the processing of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), we describe in this Policy.


  • About this Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy details how we process PII, including the personal data of individuals residing in the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA) when they interact with our services.

    • In principle, RSNA:

    Types of Information Collected

    We recognize personal data as any information related to an identified or identifiable individual. Depending on the context of your interactions with RSNA, we collect and use different types of personal data from website visitors, members of our Society and others that interact with us.

    • Types of information we collect:

    Why we process your personal data

    The purposes for which we collect and use your personal data may vary depending on the type of relationship you have with us, such as if you are one of our members or a website visitor.

    • See below how we use your information:

    Our policy towards children

    • Our services are not directed to children.

    Disclosures to Third Parties

    At times, RSNA engages third party contractors, service providers, and other vendors to help us accomplish our business objectives. There are other circumstances where we are required by law to disclose personal data to third parties such as public bodies or judicial authorities.

    • We engage with our agents, representatives, contractors, service providers or other third parties for the following services:

    Your European Privacy Rights

    If you reside or otherwise find yourself in the European Economic Area (EEA), RSNA is committed to process your personal data lawfully and facilitate the exercise of your rights granted by the European General Data Protection regulation (GDPR). You can contact us at any time to discuss your privacy concerns.

    • Legal basis for data collection and use:

    International Transfers of Personal Data

    If you are located outside the United States and you interact with our website or provide us personal data, then your personal data may be transferred to the United States.

    • We transfer your personal data to the United States whenever you interact with us.

    Data Security

    RSNA is committed to the security, confidentiality and integrity principle. We take commercially reasonable precautions to keep all information obtained from our members, conference participants, app users and online visitors secure against unauthorized access and use and we periodically review our security measures.

    • Security measures:

    Retention Periods

    RSNA applies the storage limitation principle in order to retain personal data in our records only for the length of time required to fulfill the purpose for which the data was collected.

    • According to our retention policy

    Changes to this Policy

    We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. We will duly inform you of any changes.