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Conflict of interest Policy
We are committed to transparency in areas of potential conflict of interest.
The following should be declared, either through the Acknowledgements section of the manuscript or at the point of submission:
• All sources of research funding, including direct and indirect financial support, supply of equipment, or materials (including specialist statistical or writing assistance).
• The role of the research funder(s) or sponsor(s), if any, in the research design, execution, analysis, interpretation, and reporting.
• Any relevant financial and non-financial interests and relationships that might be considered likely to affect the interpretation of their findings or that editors, reviewers, or readers might reasonably wish to know. These might include, but are not limited to, patent or stock ownership, membership on a company’s board of directors, membership of an advisory board or committee for a company, consultancy for a company, or receipt of speaker’s fees from a
When considering whether to declare a conflicting interest or connection we encourage authors to consider how they would answer the following question: Is there any arrangement that would embarrass you or any of your co-authors if it was to emerge after publication and you had not declared it?
Statement by KJD Communications Ltd relating to
Patient Safety Journal and Bristol Patient Safety Conference
Patient Safety Journal is the record of the proceedings and learning shared at the Bristol Patient Safety Conference.
Identification of data handler
Your data is handled by KJD Communications Ltd. The data controller is Katherine Munglani, 72 West Broadway, Bristol BS9 4SS.
• Collection of personal data and type of personal data
• Reason for collecting personal data
We use your personal data either to process your booking or to inform you of the details of our annual conference (Bristol Patient Safety Conference) or our journal (Patient Safety Journal) that records the conference proceedings. We do not use your data for any other purpose.
• Sharing personal data
We do not share your data with third parties.
• Choice to stop receiving communication from us
You can exercise control over your data at any time. You can unsubscribe from our mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe button on the bottom of our website or the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any emailing you receive. You can also email Katherine@kjdcommunications.com to request we stop communication with you.
• Choice of data erasure
You have ‘right to erasure’ is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’. This means you can request we delete any and all information we hold of you. You can make a request for erasure by emailing Katherine@kjdcommunications.com We will respond to your request as soon as possible and within one month at the latest.
• Right to rectification
The GDPR includes a right for you to have inaccurate personal data rectified or completed if it is incomplete. You can make a request for rectification by emailing Katherine@kjdcommunications.com. We will respond as soon as possible and at the very latest within one month.
• Duration for keeping personal data
We will continue to hold your data as long as we believe you have an interest in Bristol Patient Safety Conference and or Patient Safety Journal unless you have not opened one of our emails within a six-month period or you tell us you no longer wish to receive our emails.
• Legitimate interests
Legitimate interests with regards to this Bristol Patient Safety Conference and Patient Safety Journal means we believe your interest or potential interest in patient safety and improving care of patients through your professional role outweighs any potential personal inconvenience of receiving our emails. We will always provide the means to stop receiving communication from us in every communication.
• Rights of individuals
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights:
• requesting access to, rectification of or, deletion of your personal data; • requesting your personal data to be transferred to another person; and • complain to a supervisory authority.
You can exercise these rights by emailing Katherine@kjdcommunications.com or to complain to a supervisory authority you can register a complaint about our handling of your personal data with the ICO, who are the UK's supervisory authority for GDPR. www.ico.org.uk/concerns
• Financial information
We do not store or have access to credit card information supplied when booking a conference place. Any credit card details entered on the website is through a 3rd party part payment provider (currently Paypal via a secure site). If credit card information is provided over the phone it is entered manually into the paypal app but not retained by KJD Communications Ltd