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Privacy Statement (EU)

This privacy statement was last updated on 26 March 2024 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the European Economic Area and Switzerland.


In this privacy statement, we explain what we do with the data we obtain about you via  We recommend you carefully read this statement. In our processing we comply with the requirements of privacy legislation. That means, among other things, that:

  • we clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data. We do this by means of this privacy statement;

  • we aim to limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data required for legitimate purposes;

  • we first request your explicit consent to process your personal data in cases requiring your consent;

  • we take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also require this from parties that process personal data on our behalf;

  • we respect your right to access your personal data or have it corrected or deleted, at your request.


1. Data controller

Your personal data are processed by the Grant Holder of EuroCurvoBioNet, Prof. John Dunlop:

Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg

Jakob-Haringer-Straße 2a
A-5020 Salzburg, Austria


Tel. +43 662 8044 6203

Other individuals involved in data processing are the Vice Chair, the Science Communication Coordinator and the Vice Science Communication Coordinator of EuroCurvoBioNet.

These 4 individuals have access to the email box of EuroCurvoBioNet:

If you have any questions, or want to know exactly what data we keep of you, please contact us

2. Who is concerned by this privacy statement?

Every COST Action participant and visitor of our website, people who use our services, e.g. who register to our events, as well as people who contact us via the contact form.

3. What information about you do we handle? What do we handle it? What is the legal basis for those processings? and for how long do we retrain the information?

On top of the personal data collected and processed by the COST Association in the framework of this COST Action, for which you can consult the privacy notice for e-COST,

As COST Action Participant

Based on your consent (article 6.1.a) of the GDPR), we:

• publish your contact details on communication tools or publications for communication purposes;
• take and use pictures/videos where you appear taken or made during a meeting / an event of, or related to, the COST Action CA22153 EuroCurvoBioNet, on the present COST Action EuroCurvoBioNet website, and other communication tools or publications for communication purposes.

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by sending an email to (the current Science Communication Coordinator). Withdrawing your consent means that the collected personal data will not be used any longer. However, use made of your data in the past remains valid.

When you contact us

We process your contact details, when required, in order to provide you with the requested support. This data processing is based on your consent (article 6.1.a of the GDPR).

When you register for events

Based on your consent (article 6.1.a) of the GDPR):
When you register for events, we collect your identification data (name, first name, email address) and professional data (position and institution).

When you register for events, we also ask you whether you are in agreement with us:

• including your contact details in the list of participants to the event that is made available to all participants for networking purposes;

• taking and using pictures during the event for promotional and information purposes.

Not providing your consent for taking pictures is without impact on your participation to events, workshops or webinars.


The data collected for registration to an event will be kept by the organizers at least until the administrative process related to this event is closed, and as long as you do not oppose to it.

When you contact us to make use of your data subject rights

We process your contact details and the proof of your identity you send us in order to address your request. We can also, depending on your request, process other personal data we have collected also in order to address your request. This data processing is for compliance with legal obligations to which we are subject (article 6.1.c of the GDPR).

4. Use of service providers and transfer to third parties

This is the case when we use online forms (e.g. contact form or registration form) provided by Ltd., an Israeli software company that provides us the cloud-based web development services and tools necessary for creating the present website (

Those service providers otherwise referred to as data processors are third parties who provide elements of support to us. We have contracts in place with our data processors and the data shared with them are stored and handle in compliance with European standards.

Wix and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Wix Data Processing Addendum - Users

We do not transfer any of your data collected as mentioned above to any third party for commercial purposes.

Notifications including the data shared via the contact form and via the registration forms are automatically transferred to the email box of

5. How do we protect your personal data?

Your personal data are handled in full confidentiality. We make all necessary effort to take technical and organizational measures that might be required so as to ensure security of your personal data.

6. How long is the information retained for?

The EuroCurvoBioNet website and its content will be maintained until 2030.

The data collected via the contact form of the website will be kept until 2030, unless otherwise requested by the data provider.

The data collected for registration to an event will be kept by the organizers at least until the administrative process related to this event is closed, and as long as you do not oppose to it.

7. Your rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (GDPR), you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you:

• right to request from us access to and rectification of your personal data;
• right to request erasure of your data (right to be forgotten) in the cases foreseen by article 17 of the GDPR ;
• right to obtain from us restriction of processing where there is contestation about the data processing for a period enabling to solve the issue;

• right to data portability;
• where the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent means that we will not make use of your data any longer, including pictures. However, use made of your data in the past remains valid.

Your right to object
You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data which is based on Article 6(1), (f) of the GDPR (our legitimate purposes) as mentioned above.
To exercise those rights, please send us an email to together with a proof of your identity.

Please note that you always have the right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory authority of the EU country of your choice.

This Cookie Policy was last updated on 26 March 2024 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the European Economic Area and Switzerland.


1. Introduction


Our website, (hereinafter: "the website") uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as "cookies"). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2. What are cookies?


A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3. Cookies


3.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

3.2 Statistics cookies

We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place statistics cookies.

3.3 Marketing/Tracking cookies

Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.

4. Placed Cookies


Cookie Policy (EU)

5. Consent


When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on "Accept", you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins. You can disable the use of cookies via "Settings" or "Decline All".

6. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies


You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our website again.

7. Your rights with respect to personal data


You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.

  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.

  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.

  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.

  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.

  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.


To exercise these rights, please contact us. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).

8. Contact details


For questions and/or comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us

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