Privacy Policy

We, the European Diabetes Forum AISBL (EUDF), are pleased that you are interested in our online presence and service. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal regulations of the relevant data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as this privacy policy.

Data controller and contact information:
European Diabetes Forum AISBL
Bart Torbeyns
Marcel Broodthaers square 8/5
1060 Brussels
Belgium
info@eudf.org

1. Access data and hosting

You may visit our website anonymously. Each time a website is accessed, the webserver automatically stores a so called server log file to record the request. The log file for example includes the name of the requested file, your IP address, date and time of the visit, amount of transferred data and referrer url.

This access data is solely collected to give information about which functions of the respective website are frequently used and where misunderstandings may occur. The data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, which permits the processing of data to safeguard the legitimate interests of the data controller. All access data will be deleted no later than 7 days after the visit to the website.

Services in relation to hosting and display of the website are partially carried out by service providers which have been contracted to carry out data processing on our behalf. If not explicitly stated differently within this privacy policy, access data as well as data entered into forms on this website will be processed on servers operated by our service providers. In case of any questions referring to our service providers and the business relation, please contact the data controller mentioned above in this privacy policy. Our service providers are based in the USA. Currently there is no EU Commission adequacy decision for the USA. Our business relation is based on the EU Commission’s standard data protection clauses.

Content Delivery Network
In order to reduce loading time we use in some cases a so called Content Delivery Network (CDN). With this service, content such as large media files will be delivered through regionally distributed servers operated by external CDN service providers. Our service providers have been contracted to carry out data processing on our behalf. In case of any questions referring to our service providers and the business relation, please contact the data controller mentioned above in this privacy policy. Our service providers are based in the USA. Currently there is no EU Commission adequacy decision for the USA. Our business relation is based on the EU Commission’s standard data protection clauses.

2. Data storing and processing if you are contacting us

If you are contacting us e.g. by email, we will process your personal data only if we have a legitimate interest in the processing of this data (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR), if you have consented to the processing of your data (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR), if the processing of the data is required for the development, establishment, content or modification of a legal relationship between you and our company (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR) or if any other legal provision permits the processing of this data. Your personal data will remain in our possession until you ask us to delete the data or you revoke your consent to store the data or if the purpose the data stored is required for no longer exists (e.g. once your request has been conclusively processed). You have the right to at any time receive free information concerning the origins, recipients and purpose of your data archived by us. You also have a right to object, to data portability and a right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency. Moreover, you can demand the correction, eradication and, under certain circumstances, the restriction of the processing of your personal data. 

3. Cookies and further technologies

3.1 General information
We use so-called cookies on our website, among other things to be able to offer you website-specific services, to recognize you when you visit our website again, and/or to adapt our offer to your personal preferences. Cookies are small text files that are stored on a visitor's device. Some cookies used by us are erased automatically, as soon as you close your browser. This applies in particular to the session cookies. Other cookies will remain on your device and enable us to identify your browser when you visit our website again (persistent cookies). We use these cookies to provide full features and functionality of our website. Your IP address, date and time of your visit, device and browser setting as well as your preferences settings for the website will be stored and processed though these cookies. This data processing is then carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR, which permits data processing to serve the legitimate interests of the data controller.

In addition we use technologies to fulfil our legal obligations (e.g. to prove that we have your consent to process your personal data), for web analysis and online marketing. Further information as well as information regarding the legal framework for processing your data for these purposes are available from the following sections of our privacy policy.

You will find the cookie settings for your browser by following the links provided here: Microsoft Edge™ / Safari™ / Chrome™ / Firefox™ / Opera™. However, if you deactivate cookies for our website, you may not be able to use the site’s features to the full.

3.2 Use of the Jimdo Consent Manger Tool to mange your consent
We use the Jimdo Consent Manager Tool on our website to inform you about cookies and other technologies we use on our website. This tool is also used to obtain, manage and store your consent to process your personal data. This data processing is then carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. c GDPR to fulfil our legal obligations in accordance with Art 7 para. 1 GDPR to prove your consent to process your personal data. The Jimdo Consent Manager Tool is a service provided by Jimdo GmbH, Stresemannstrasse 375, 22761 Hamburg, Germany ("Jimdo"). Once you have entered your cookie preferences on our website, the Jimdo web server will store and process your IP address, date and time of your consent, browser settings, language and url from where the consent has been sent as well as information regarding the extend of the consent. In addition a cookie will the stored on your device which includes information regarding the extend of your consent. Your personal data will be deleted after a period of 365 days if you have not explicitly consented to the continued processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. a GDPR or if we reserve the right to process your data further within the legal regulations and as outlined in this privacy policy.