Last updated: 22 May 2018.
This data privacy declaration applies to the site at https://www.conference-service.com/IAME2018, which is used by the data controller to collect and process data for the "Annual conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME)" event.
The General Data Protection Policy of 2016 replaces the EU Data Protection Directive of 1995. Its purpose is to protect the rights of individuals and to ensure that personal data are not processed without their knowledge, and, wherever possible, that it is processed with their consent.
The data controller is "Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium".
3.1 Non-personal data collected automatically
When using this internet site, logfile information will be recorded by the data processor (https://conference-service.com). This non-personal information is transmitted automatically by your internet browser. This information includes in particular: IP address, accessed pages within the internet presence, date and time of the visit, used browser, operating system of the accessing computer, language setting and transferred data volume. The processing of the logfile information is done mainly in order to establish the connection, to ensure system security and for reasons of technical administration.
3.2 Collection and processing of personal data
The data controller collects personal information about the participants of the event. At a minimum, these data include the name and email address of the participants. Additional data might be requested, for instance to prepare the programme and proceedings of the event, as well as any social programme associated with the event. Registration and payment details needed for participation in the event might be collected too. Information will be retained until all processes related to the event are completed.
Your personal data will only be used for the specified purposes, and only to the extent required in order to achieve these purposes. Data will only be forwarded to third parties - if at all - within the limits of the statutory provisions. The transmission of personal data to government agencies and authorities shall be carried out only within the framework of mandatory national law, or if the forwarding is required for purposes of legal or criminal prosecution in the event of abuse or fraud. Forwarding for other purposes - in particular address trading - is excluded.
This internet site might post links to the sites of other providers in order to be able to provide the users with comprehensive information. The controller does not have any influence on the design of such sites, and is not responsible for the content offered there. The principles of this Policy do not apply to these external sites.
If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact the organisers of the event. Their contact data can be obtained after logging onto your account.