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About IGR - Privacy


It is the policy of WGA to respect and protect the privacy of users using the IGR website. This policy statement informs users on how WGA collects information from its users and how WGA uses it.

WGA will not disclose any personal information received from its users to third parties. Should WGA in the future, for some reason or other, share any of its users personal details with third parties, WGA will never do so without prior explicit consent of the users. However, WGA may disclose user information when the law requires it. Furthermore information from users is exchanged with the WGA, the Glaucoma Society of which the user is a member, the WGA Meeting Office (organizer of the WGC) and Kugler Publications (in charge of the IGR website maintenance) for the purposes of providing you with various services (this website, e-mailings with relevant information etc.)

Whenever WGA requires personal information from its users, such as name, e-mail address, etc., for example when you register, WGA requires this information in order to be able to carry out WGA's various services to you.

Should users have to change any of its personal details (such as e-mail address), WGA will always do its best to correct, update, or remove these personal details. Any changes can be e-mailed to WGA at: However, users should also notify the participating society(ies) of which he/she is a member in case of address changes.

GEM (Glaucoma E-Mail)

Users can register to be placed on our GEM e-mailing list through the IGR website (indicate in personal profile) WGA realizes how annoying it can be to constantly receive e-mails, and therefore, it is our policy:

  1. to limit the number of the GEM emailings and related e-mailings.
  2. to facilitate easy removal from WGA's GEM e-mailing list; this can be done either by unchecking the relevant option in the user's personal profile page, or by replying to one of the e-mails with "de-activate" or "remove", etc. as subject.
  3. not to have scripts in our e-mails.


WGA is interested in the use of its web site(s), and therefore, keeps track of how the web pages are used, and collects information about its users. Among other things, this information consists of data such as ip address, browser version, etc. This information is used to improve the website, to measure the response to e-mails, and to take note of more and less popular webpages etc.

Use of cookies

Some parts of the IGR website may use cookies to provide users with better services. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. Users can reset their browser to refuse all cookies, or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, please note that some parts may not function if the use of cookies have been disabled.


It is not possible to guarantee that any data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. As a result, while WGA strives to protect the users personal details, WGA like any other cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information transmitted to WGA or from WGA's online products or services, and therefore using the website and its products is at the risk of the user. Once WGA has received your transmission, WGA will do the utmost to ensure that it remains secure on its systems.

Your acceptance to the terms

Using this site signifies the users consent to the terms of WGA's Privacy Policy. Users who do not agree with the terms of this policy, should not use this website . Continued use of WGA site(s) after posting of changes to these terms signifies that the user accepts these changes