GCSM 2018 Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 

Because your privacy is important to us, the University of Kentucky Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM) website operates by these principles:

This Site is maintained by UK College of Engineering Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM), 414H, Center for Robotics & Manufacturing Systems, 143 Graham Ave, Lexington, KY.

We can be reached by email at dana.harrod@uky.edu.

We explicitly ask when we need information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). For example, to register for conferences or events, you will be asked to provide your name, e-mail address, and other information depending on the event and requirements of that specific event. We use this information to generate e-mail messages to inform you of successful registrations and other information related to that event.

If at any time you believe this Site has not adhered to these principles, please notify us by email and we will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem. If you have questions about this policy, please email us.

GCSM 2018

For the purposes of 16th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing (GCSM), the registration forms will collect your personal information such as your name, address, phone numbers, email address, and also the conference specific information such as any papers presented, accompanying personnel, student verification, etc. Since GCSM is an international collaboration, this registration information needs to be shared between the GCSM organizers including TU Berlin. With the registration for GCSM 2018, your contact details may be used to contact you for future GCSM events. Photographs taken during GCSM 2018 may be used in promotional material for future events.

However, NO online payment method related information such as credit card details will be obtained by ISM or shared with the GCSM organizers, as the online payment details will be kept within the secured servers of worldpay payment gateway.

Credit Card Transactions

Some conference registrations on this site enable credit card transactions. These features are completely voluntary to registrants. The operators of this site would like to assure you that measures have been taken to make such transactions secure.
This site utilizes industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and TLS servers to encrypt your information and prevent unauthorized access.
The processing of online transactions is done through worldpay.
Shortly after a purchase or refund is processed, you will receive a confirmation via e-mail. You are advised to print out and save a copy of the order confirmation for verification necessary to request refunds or resolve any disputes.

Refund Policy

For the GCSM 2018 related payments, please check the specific refund policy details on the respective web pages.