SIVA makes no representation that any product, or information or link referred to within this website, is appropriate for use. The Society uses all reasonable care to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up-to-date.

SIVA shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from reliance on information contained on this site. Information on this site cannot be a substitute for a consultation with a health professional. Ideas or opinions expressed by the developers or participants in the SIVA site do not necessarily reflect those of SIVA, its officers or Council members. Website links are provided for your convenience only.

The materials presented on the site are made available for you to browse. You are entitled to download extracts of these materials to a Personal Computer to copy for personal use or study only, providing that you fully acknowledge that this website is the source of the material. No commercial use may be made of any of this material without the express written permission of the President, Treasurer or Secretary of SIVA. Any user or website operator or host wishing to create a link to SIVA's website must first obtain written permission from the President, Treasurer or Secretary of SIVA.

SIVA accepts no responsibility or liability for the material on any external internet site which is linked from SIVA's website or any external internet site which links to SIVA's website.

Data Protection Notice:

This website uses cookies to store font size settings, and to recognise users during registration, payment and to redirect users to their delegate/member homepage. No third party cookies are set.

During registration/subscription, we collect as mandatory data: name, place of work, address/postcode, email. You may provide your GMC number if you wish it to show on your certificate. We also collect data about your browser and internet (IP) address, and whether you have downloaded your certificate or any presentations offered only to members or delegates. We do not share this data with anyone but we analyse some aspects of it when we plan our annual meetings.

When booking a place at a meeting you will be asked to consent for your name to appear on the List of delegates which is visible only for delegates and trade. You will also be offered to consent for your email to be used to advertise future SIVA meetings. If you decline, you will only receive emails regarding your meeting attendance for a booked meeting.

As a SIVA member, you will receive communications concerning your membership. With your consent you will also receive occasional communications relating to Scientific Meetings and other similar matters. You need to opt-in to receive this additional material.

You can opt in/out via your delegate/member home page at any time. Your submitted data is kept for 5 years on this server during which you can access your certificate and media associated with meetings. Members can access all meeting content for the duration of their membership. A backup is stored on the webmasters' IT system. If you wish your data to be deleted earlier, simply This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SIVA only collects personal data required to administer membership and meetings. As such, SIVA is exempt from registration with the Information Commissioner's Office.

SIVA keep no records of your method of payment as this is handled by our payment processor.

Governing Law:

These disclaimers and exclusions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. If any provision of these disclaimers and exclusions shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.