Privacy Policy (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Privacy Policy for the ECS2024 Meeting (main meeting and jECS) in Cambridge 



This Privacy Policy outlines how the ECS2024 meetings (jECS and main meeting) (hereinafter referred to as “ECS2024”) collects, stores, uses, and processes personal data from users in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). ECS2024 is committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of our users.




For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, the following definitions apply:

  • “Personal data” means any information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as name, email address, and any other information that can be used to identify an individual.
  • “Processing” means any operation or set of operations performed on personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collecting, recording, organizing, structuring, storing, adapting, or altering.
  • “Controller” means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
  • “Data subject” means the natural person to whom the personal data relates.

Data Collection:


ECS2024 collects personal data from users through the registration process for the meeting(s). The personal data collected includes, but is not limited to, name, email address, and any other information required for the purpose of registering for the meeting(s).

Data Use:


ECS2024 uses personal data for the purpose of managing and organising the meeting(s), as well as for communicating with users about the meeting(s). ECS2024 may also use personal data for other purposes, such as for statistical analysis and for the improvement of the Website’s services.

Data Sharing:

ECS2024 does not share personal data with third parties, except where required by law or for the purpose of managing and organising the meeting(s). In such cases, ECS2024 will take all reasonable steps to ensure that personal data is protected and used in accordance with the GDPR.

Data Storage:


ECS2024 stores personal data on secure servers located in the European Union. ECS2024 implements appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure, or access.

Data Retention:


ECS2024 retains personal data only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, unless otherwise required by law.

Rights of Data Subjects:


Under the GDPR, data subjects have the following rights:

  • The right to access personal data.
  • The right to rectification of personal data.
  • The right to erasure of personal data.
  • The right to restrict processing of personal data.
  • The right to data portability.
  • The right to object to the processing of personal data.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at [email protected].

Changes to this Privacy Policy:


ECS2024 reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. The latest version of this Privacy Policy will always be available on the Website.

Contact Information:


If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the Website’s processing of personal data, please contact us at [email protected]

Effective Date:


This Privacy Policy is effective as of 17th August 2023.