Personal data management

What is personal data ?

Personal data is any information or identifier relating to a natural living person. In other words, personal data may be: name, age, gender, ethnicity, email address, physical address, phone number, etc.

What is processing of personal data?

Processing of personal data is any operation performed on personal data. In other words, a processing can be: collection, registration, storage, reading, usage, erasing, dissemination or provision otherwise etc. It is primarily the digital automated processing of personal data that is covered by GDPR, but personal data included in a register or intended to be included in a paper-based register can also be covered by the rules.

When does the symposium organizers process personal data?

The conference organizers processpersonal data in a variety of contexts.

  • When you register for the conference
  • When you submit an abstract
  • When you apply for financial support
  • When you send emails to the conference organizers

How are the personal date use by the conference organizers?

The personal data will be handled legally and safely in accordance with the fundamental principles of personal privacy protection set out in the GDPR. The personal data will only be collected for legitimate purposes related to the organisation of the symposium

As part of your registration, your data will be kept for a period of 1 year after the conference. Lastnames/first names/emails can be kept by the organizers for the management of mailing lists.

What are your rights regarding the use of your data

  • The Right to Information.
  • The Right of Access.
  • The Right to Rectification.
  • The Right to Erasure.
  • The Right to Restriction of Processing.
  • The Right to Data Portability.
  • The Right to Object.
  • The Right to Avoid Automated Decision-Making.

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