Privacy Policy

Collection and retention of personal data

We promise to respect and look after all personal data you share with us, or that we get from other organisations. We will always keep it safe. We aim to be clear when we collect your data, what we will use it for, and not do anything you would not reasonably expect. We will never sell your personal data to other organisations, and will only ever share it in appropriate, legal or exceptional circumstances.

By submitting your personal information, you agree that we may use your information to improve your experience of our website, provide any goods and services you opt to receive and to improve any emails you receive from us should you opt to do so. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with our privacy policy.

When you access our website, the browser used on your terminal device automatically sends information to our website’s server. Such information is temporarily stored. In the course of this procedure, the following information is captured and stored, without any action on your part, until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • date and time of access,
  • name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • website from which access takes place (referrer URL) and
  • browser used and, where appropriate, your computer’s operating system and the name of your access provider.

The indicated data is processed by us for the following purposes:

  • registration and process for your attendance at the European Business Ethics Forum
  • ensuring the establishment of a smooth connection to the website,
  • ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • evaluating system security and stability, and
  • other administrative purposes.

Our data processing follows GDPR legislation.

Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes of data collection listed above. In no case do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions concerning your person.

Email contact

When you register to attend the European Business Ethics Forum, we require you to provide us with a valid email address that accompanies your registration.

Disclosure of data

Your personal data is not transmitted to third parties for any purposes other than those specified in the following.

We disclose your personal data to third parties only if:

  • you have registered to attend the European Business Ethics Forum and your eligibility is checked with parties involved – IBE, ECI and CEA
  • you have granted your express consent
  • the disclosure is necessary under GDPR for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to consider that you have an overriding legitimate interest in the nondisclosure of your data,
  • there is a legal obligation to disclose under GDPR, and
  • disclosure is permitted by law and necessary for the execution of contractual relations with you under GDPR.

Rights of data subjects

You have the right:

  • to obtain information about your personal data being processed by us;
  • to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data stored by us or to have incomplete personal data completed;
  • to obtain the erasure of your personal data stored by us;
  • to obtain the restriction of processing of your personal data;
  • to receive your personal data that you have provided to us or to obtain transmission to another controller;
  • to withdraw at any time your consent granted to us and
  • to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
  • Right to object

If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests, you have the right, to object to the processing of your personal data if there are grounds for doing so relating to your particular situation.

You may unsubscribe from communications at any time by contacting us at or by using the ‘unsubscribe’ functionality at the foot of any communications sent to you.

Data security

We apply appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised third-party access. Our safety measures are continually improved in keeping with technological advances.

This privacy policy is up to date as of September 2019.