WGA and WGPC are committed to safeguarding the personal information entrusted to us by our members and volunteers.  This policy outlines the principles and practices we follow in protecting your personal information.

This policy applies to WGPC and to any person providing services on our behalf. A copy of this policy has been posted on WGPC Web site.


What is personal information?

Personal information means information about an identifiable individual. This includes an individual’s name, position, business or home address and phone number, email, etc.


What personal information do we collect?

We collect only the personal information that have been provided by our members and that we need for the purposes of communicating with our members or prospective members, including personal information needed to:
• improve web content
• respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences
• deliver requested products and services
• send out association membership information



We assume your consent to continue to use and, where applicable, disclose personal information that we have already collected, for the purpose for which the information was collected.


How do we use and disclose personal information?

We use and disclose members personal information only for the purpose for which the information was collected, except as authorized by law. For example, we may use members contact information to deliver goods.


We respect your privacy

Any personal information you provide to us will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of our organization.


How do we safeguard personal information?

We make every reasonable effort to ensure that personal information is accurate and complete. We rely on individuals to notify us if there is a change to their personal information that may affect their relationship with our organization. If you are aware of an error in our information about you, please let us know and we will correct it on request wherever possible.

We protect personal information in a manner appropriate for the sensitivity of the information. We make every reasonable effort to prevent any loss, misuse, disclosure or modification of personal information, as well as any unauthorized access to personal information.

We retain personal information only as long as is reasonable to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected or for legal or business purposes.


The disclaimer

This site is provided as a service for the member organizations of WGPC and worldwide glaucoma patients at large. WGA and WGPC are not responsible for the opinions and information posted on this site. We disclaim all warranties with regard to information posted on this site, whether posted by WGPC or any third party. Note that the practice of medicine is not an exact science, each person’s medical problems and solutions might be unique. Discuss all your medical concerns and treatment options with your health provider. In no event shall WGA and WGPC be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of any information posted on this site.