Privacy und Cookie policy

Privacy Policy

General Data Protection Regulation - European Privacy Regulation

How do we collect your personal data such as name and email address ?

When you are an ETGOM course participant automatically you enter the ETGOM newsletter

When you send us an email with an information request regarding the ETGOM seminars or publications

When you participate at an ETGOM webinar

When you download the free ebook

When we meet in person (e.g. conference)

Or when you register on our “Tips and Tricks in orthopaedic medicine” newsletter

How do we use your personal data

Your data are exclusively used by the ETGOM Teaching Team and organisation partners to inform you about ETGOM activities and publications

Your data will not be transferred to any third party which is not related to orthopaedic medicine continuing education

Your rights

You have the right at all times to view, to update or to delete your personal data

You can unsubscribe from our newsletters, mailing list, at any time

You can refuse or limit the use of your personal data

You can visit the website of OM Consult bvba/ETGOM unrestricted and furthermore consult information about our company, products and services without giving any personal data of you. Only if you want to contact us via the web form, you have to share you personal data. Each time you provide personal information, OM Consult bvba will handle them in accordance with the policy written down in here and the legal liabilities concerning the handling of personal data.

Confidential handling of personal data

The personal data collected by OM Consult bvba/ETGOM, are saved on a protected place, which is not open for the public. The file can only be consulted by a restricted number of persons who are in service of OM Consult bvba/ETGOM and only if they need this information for practice there job. The data will only be processed for internal purposes. Om Consult bvba ordinarily doesn’t give any personal data to third persons, except to comply with legal liabilities and in case of an express request from the judicial authority or police. In the exceptional case that OM Consult bvba/ETGOM gives information to organizations or companies with which they work together, it will be expressly mentioned or you will be expressly asked for your agreement.

Purpose of handling

OM Consult bvba/ETGOM handles the collected personal data to identify you and if necessary to contact you and to give you an optimal service. The data can also be used to give you information about news items, new services and new products of OM Consult bvba/ETGOM. If you don’t want to receive such information, you can mention this to OM Consult bvba/ETGOM by e-mail ( or by letter.

Permission for handling

By providing your personal data you give permission to OM Consult bvba/ETGOM to handle them for the above purposes. If OM Consult bvba/ETGOM wants to use your personal data for other purposes or if they want to pass them to organizations or companies with which they work together, then OM Consult bvba/ETGOM will ask for your express agreement, and you can resist against this.

Right to inspection, correction and removal of personal data

You have the right to have a look at the data OM Consult bvba/ETGOM registered about you and to let correct them incomplete or inaccurate data about you. Furthermore you can ask on every moment to delete your personal data of the file of OM Consult bvba/ETGOM. For that you can send an email ( or a letter to OM Consult bvba/ETGOM.

Cookie Policy

Who's who?


Steven De Coninck, CEO of OMConsult bvba, VAT number BE 0475.425.902. Address : Lepelemstraat 4, 8421 De Haan, Belgium

You :

This may be as a visitor on this website, as an ETGOM course participant or as a user of one of the learning tools of OMConsult bvba / European Teaching Group of Orthopaedic Medicine (ETGOM)

The law:

' Law ': art. 129 Law on electronic communications, as amended by W 2012-07-10/04, art. 90, 017; (entry into force: 04-08-2012) (

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that a website puts on your computer's hard drive when you visit the site. The main function of cookies is to distinguish one user of the other. You come up against a lot of cookies at Web sites where you have to sign in. A cookie ensures that you stay logged in while you use the site. A cookie will help you your preferences such as language choice, blog entry, or favorite item, last read data on a form so that you do not need to fill in again and again. We put the duration of these cookies by default at 6 months. The cookies are used to keep the user experience to improve and adapt where necessary on our website (s).


You always get a notice if we use certain cookies on your website.

If we do not ask permission this means that no cookies are stored or that no cookies are stored on this section of the website.

Types of cookies

Functional cookies

Keep your preferences and remember this so that you have been on the site. So does Google, for example, is a good choice for the language is wanted.

Performance cookies

They measure if an advertisement results in a purchase or signup. Websites can do this, because they generate income on such a basis.

Analytical cookies

With these cookies website owners can track their site statistics. For example, the numbers of visitors in Google Analytics, location of visitors and browser used.

Graduation cookies

These are the cookies where I had it at about Third party cookies, which ensure that you'll suddenly see ads get with products that you have just viewed on bv. in addition, it also uses Facebook this kind of cookies when you click on the "like" button. That's why you see which of your friends sometimes ‘liked’ a particular product may or may not have 'liked '.

How can I manage my cookies?

Make sure that cookies are enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, you need the following:

At browser – Microsoft Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, click on ' Internet Options ' from the ' tools ' menu.

On the Privacy tab, move the settings slider to "low" or "accept all cookies" (cookies above ' medium ' setting switches off).

Click on ' OK '.

At browser – Mozilla Firefox

Click on "Firefox" at the top left of your browser and then click ' options '.

On the Privacy tab, make sure the "Websites that I do not want to be followed ' is not checked.

Click on ' OK '.

At browser – Google Chrome

Click on "Tools" at the top of your browser window and select ' options '.

Click the ' Under the Hood ' tab, locate the "Privacy" section and select the button "Content settings '.

Now select "Allow local data to be set '.

At browser – Safari

Click the icon ' Cog ' at the top of your browser window and select the ' preference ' option.

Click Security, check the option that says: ' block third-party cookies and advertising cookies "checkbox.

Click ' Save '.

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