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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Société Internationale d’Urologie website (

We are committed to respecting and safeguarding your privacy. This Privacy Statement details the types and uses of information collected from site visitors. 

By visiting our website, you accept the privacy statement described here. 

Collection and Use of Information

The SIU is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. 

In general, you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information, unless you fill out one of our online forms. 

When you fill out a form to receive website updates or publications, become a member, give a donation, or send a question, we collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, phone number and e-mail address). This information is entered into the SIU database so we can process your request. 

The SIU does not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise retransmit any personally identifiable information we collect online without permission.  We do share information with select partners as outlined below:

  • SIU Congress, eGrand Rounds and Bench to Bedside registration lists, including name, mailing address and email addresses, are shared with our SIU event sponsors.  You may opt out of being on this list by indicating your preference during the online registration process.  
  • SIU event attendees who book hotel accommodations through online registration will have their information shared with their chosen hotel in order to facilitate the reservation process.
  • SIU event abstract poster presenters will have limited contact information (name, affiliation) shared with Multilearning Group for publication of the posters online and at the SIU congress
  • SIU@U users will have their email address shared with INXPO in order to view online sessions.
  • SIU Academy users will have their email address shared with Multilearning Group in order to view content.

E-mail notices: If you subscribed to receive web updates or an e-newsletter, you will be placed on a list to receive periodic communications from the SIU. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" button found at the end of each e-mail sent or by sending e-mail to

Online monetary transactions: All credit card information will be sent using our secure server (Moneris and GlobalOnePay provide secure, online, realtime credit card processing) and cannot be observed by a third party. We value your information and your privacy, and have taken steps to assure that your data is secure with the SIU and that this information is kept confidential.  In addition to the security of our online payment providers, the Société Internationale d’Urologie Central Office is also PCI Compliant.

Visitor statistics: The SIU also collects generic information about visitors to its website. This information does not identify you personally. It includes your internet domain name, the type of browser and operating system used, the web pages you access, and the portal from another website (referring website). This information is necessary for you to be able to view the SIU website pages. The SIU collects this information to have a record of the number of visitors, the pages visited most often, the technology used by the visitor, and the country of origin of visitors. 

Links to Other Web Sites

Links to third-party websites are provided solely for your information and convenience. If you use these links, you will leave our site. The SIU is not responsible for the content or privacy policies on these other websites. We suggest that you carefully read the privacy policies of each site you visit. 

Changes To This Statement

Any updates or changes to the terms of this Privacy Statement will be posted here with the date of the newest version. 

Contact Us

If you have any concerns about our use of your information or about this Privacy Statement, please e-mail us at We will make every reasonable effort to address your concerns and remedy any problems you bring to our attention. 

This Privacy Statement was last revised on May 9, 2018. 

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