When you register for a Philosophy of Physics Society membership, we save your name, email address, university affiliation, country of residence, username, and password. Optionally, if you add your website url or upload an avatar image to your user account, then we save that too.
This information is used to:
- Set up your membership account, which provides access your private member area.
- Add your name and email address to our mailing list through MailChimp. You can independently unsubscribe from MailChimp by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any of our emails.
- Display a Membership Directory to all logged in members, which includes your name, membership subscription level, date of registration, and university affiliation, as well as your website or avatar if you choose to upload one.
- Report required information about our membership to the UK Charity Commission, which regulates all charities in the UK.
Removal and rights over your data
We only hold your data only during the period that you have an active membership with the Society. If you let your membership expire, we will delete all your membership and credit card data automatically. You can do this at any time by visiting your Membership Account > My Memberships > Cancel, and clicking the appropriate link to cancel your membership.
If you have a membership account with us, then you can also request to receive an export of the personal data we hold about you, described above.