The Assurance Medical Underwriting Society (AMUS) is committed to respecting your privacy. The
the rights you have over any personal data we hold about you, and to tell you about the policies and
procedures that we have in place to respect your privacy and keep your personal data secure.
Who we are
The Assurance Medical Underwriting Society (AMUS) is a life insurance industry organisation whose
aim is to provide thought leadership in our ever changing market. At the same time we provide an
educational and social environment to increase knowledge amongst medical underwriters and
Membership to the society is free and open to:
Those involved with Life, annuity and disability insurance risk management.
Medical professionals with an interest in life, annuity and disability insurance.
Those providing the industry with risk management services.
What this privacy statement covers
This statement covers how we treat any personal information that we collect and receive either
from our website or as part of our broader operating processes.
We do not sell or pass on any personal information and we only use any information shared with us
for notification of AMUS events, delegate lists and name badges.
This statement tells you what information we collect, the steps we take to protect and secure it, how
we use and share information, and finally, how you can contact us with questions or concerns.
Information you give us
The personal data or personal information we collect about you is made up of the information you
provide when you use our site to register for events, view content on our site, and when you report
a problem with our site and from which you can be identified during our communications with you.
You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by
phone, e-mail or otherwise.
The information you give us may include some or all of the following information:
Your employer name
Business email address
Business telephone number
Your job title
Dietary, medical and accessibility requirements relating to attending an event
information about any device you have used to access our website
information about your attendance at any AMUS event (when and where, any feedback
given and how much you paid); and
other personal data which you may disclose to us
Sources of personal data
We receive your personal data when you provide this to us at the time of your initial registration,
when you book to attend an event or when you contact us via the website.
We may also receive personal data about you from third parties. This could be from your employer,
or colleague who books you a place to attend an event.
How this information is used
We will only use your personal data as allowed by the current data protection law and will process
your personal data in the following ways:
To register your attendance at an AMUS event
Provision of a name badge at an AMUS event you attend
List of delegates used at registration at an AMUS event (providing consent is given)
To communicate AMUS event information to you (programme information & updates,
future event information)
Sharing your personal data
We will only disclose your personal data to third parties in the following circumstances:
if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal
obligation, any lawful request from government or law enforcement officials and as may be
required to meet national security or law enforcement requirements or prevent illegal activity;
claims, to protect our rights or the rights of a third party, to protect the safety of any person or
to prevent any illegal activity
Name badges shall be produced and provided at AMUS events for all attendees for legitimate
International transfers of your personal data
We will not transfer your personal data, or process this outside of the European Economic Area
Your data is maintained on storage servers based in the UK.
We will retain your personal data in accordance with data protection law and never retain your
personal data for longer than is necessary.
You may contact the AMUS at any time to;
request that we provide you with a copy of the personal data which we hold about you;
request that we update any of your personal data which are inaccurate or incomplete;
request that we delete any of your personal data which we are holding.
Withdrawing your consent
You may change your mind and withdraw your consent at any time where we process your personal
How we protect your personal data
We use industry standard technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal
data. We keep your personal data secure by implementing policies, procedures and access controls
so that only authorised members of the AMUS committee can access your personal data. We protect
our information technology systems with firewalls and anti-virus and anti-malware software and
other information security technology solutions.
Cookies and other tracking technologies
parties to distinguish you from other users of the website.
Cookies and web beacons are used by us for the following purposes:
enable certain features of our websites;
analyse the traffic to our websites in order to help us to improve our Services;
track and maintain a website login session not for any marketing purposes.
Changes to this privacy statement
AMUS reserves the right to revise, modify, or update this statement at any time. We will notify you
via email about material changes in the way we treat personal data or by placing a prominent notice
on this website.
Our contact details and complaints
please address them to us via the Contact Us button on the website.
You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office