What is EchoeS – the Sound of the Body

EchoeS – the Sound of the Body is cultural nonprofit Association, based in Milan, Italy.

We are very-ultrasound-oriented Surgeons wanting to spread the use of point-of-care ultrasound to fellow doctors working in emergency setting.

Our by-laws is here

Our info are:

EchoeS – The Sound of the Body

Via A. M. Ampère 77

20131 Milano

ITALY

C.F.: 97625260159

Why should I read this notice?

This notice explains how we at EchoeS – the Sound of the Body collect, use and protect your information.

What information do you collect about me?

We collect basic information about you to be able to provide you with the services that we provide, this includes

  • email
  • name
  • contact details
  • CV from our instructors

How will you use my information?

We need to know your basic personal data in order to provide you with information about  the Association, our courses and to create your  account for our Moodle E-Learning platform and to fill the receipt for your payment. We will not collect any personal data from you we do not need in order to provide and oversee this service to you.

How long do you keep my information?

We are required under tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 5 years after which time it will be destroyed. Your information we use for contact & newsletter purposes will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.

With whom do you share my information?

All the personal data we process is processed by our staff. No 3rd parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so.

We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data. More information can be found by contacting us via e-mail

Where do you keep my information?

We keep your information in our self-hosted servers and in datacenters within the European Union. For technical reasons, our application vendors may transfer your data to countries outside the European Economic Area. When this is the case, we use appropriate safeguards, namely the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses and Privacy Shield.

Which rights do I have?

  • Access: You can request a copy of the information that we hold about you. 
  • Correction: We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
  • Erasure: You can demand that we erase your information. We are not allowed to erase information about you that the law requires us to keep.
  • Data portability: You can ask us to transfer your information from our IT environment to another, either to another company’s or your own. This does not apply to information about you that the law requires us to keep.
  • Withdrawing consent: You can withdraw your consent for sharing your usage data or receiving marketing information at any time. You can do that by sending an e-mail to us.
  • Complaints: You can lodge a complaint with us or your local data protection authority at any time.

How can I exercise my rights?

If you would like to exercise any of the above rights, please email or write to us at the address in the bottom of the notice. If you would like to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority, please contact the authority directly.

Changes to this policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 21 May 2018.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this policy, how we use your information, or your data privacy rights, please contact us. You can do that under the following address:

EchoeS – the Sound of the Body

Mr Andrea Casamassima, MD

Via Ampère 77 

20131 Milano, ITALY

E-mail: casamax@thesoundofthebody.org