Privacy Policy

The following statements describe how we may use information you give to us as a user of the website and the ways in which we protect your privacy.

Registered Members

For registered members, we record your personal details such as your name, organisation, professional and contact details. These will be available to other registered members. They will not be transmitted to other parties and will be kept on secure computer systems. You have a right to access, amend, or remove these details.

Feedback, comments and questions

If you contact us by email we will only use this information to respond to your input.


Cookies are simple text files created on your computer by a website's server when you visit a website. They can subsequently be used by that website.
This website use one one essential cookie to keep a member user login session alive. This does not collect any personal information.
We do not permit third party cookies.

Log Files

Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the website. We aggregate log file information from all our visitors, which we then use to make improvements to the layout of the website and to the information in it. Log files do not contain any personal information.

Links To Other Websites

This website contains links to external websites. Our Privacy Policy applies only to this website, so you should always read the privacy statement of the website which you are moving to.

General Policy

Information supplied will only be used by the International Optoelectronics Association to promote the international optoelectronics/photonics community, for the mutual benefit of organisations involved in the field.

We respect the privacy of our members and seek at all times to remain within legal and ethical guidelines. If you have any complaint about our policy or practices please contact us at the address given on the "Contact" page.