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We, the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) e.V. 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.

This privacy policy serves to explain to you what information and personal data we process when you visit our website and use our digital services, including our social media profiles on PCs, smartphones, tablets and all other Internet-enabled mobile devices.

The digital services may contain links to other third-party service provider websites that are not covered by this privacy policy.

1. Controller’s name and contact information

The data controller pursuant to Art. 4 para. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the:

European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) e.V.

Rheindorfer Weg 3

40591 Düsseldorf Germany

Phone: +49 211 758 469 0

Fax: +49 211 758 469 29


If you have any questions about our data processing activities, please write to us at the aforementioned postal address, with the addition “Data protection” or at the e-mail address provided. Our data protection officer can be reached via or by letter to our postal address c/o “Data protection officer”. The relevant contact data can be found in the imprint.

2. Log Files

Each time our websites are accessed, usage data is transmitted by the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, the so-called “server log files”. The stored data records are technically necessary to display the websites to you and contain the following data:

  • Browser type and browser version,
  • operating system used,
  • referrer URL,
  • time of server request,
  • shortened IP address.

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently check this data if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.

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, provided that the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not prevail.

3. Processing of personal data / legal basis

3.1 Cookies

This page does not use any cookies.

4. Duration of data storage

In principle, we delete your data as soon as it is no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, unless temporary storage is still necessary. We store your data on the basis of legal proof and storage obligations, which result among other things from the German Commercial Code and the German Tax Code, according to which the storage periods are up to ten full years. In addition, we keep your data for the period during which claims can be asserted against our company (statutory limitation period of three or up to thirty years).

5. Data Security

Your personal data will be transmitted securely by us through encryption. We use the coding system SSL (Secure Socket Layer). You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. Furthermore, we secure our websites and other systems by technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, alteration or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons.

6. Rights of data subjects

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about your personal data stored by us, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time using the contact details given in clause 1. You may also have a right to restrict the processing of your data and a right to have the data provided by you released in a structured, common and machine-readable format. If you have given us your consent to process personal data for specific purposes, you can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. If we process your data to protect legitimate interests, you may object to this processing for reasons arising from your particular situation. In addition, you have the possibility of contacting a data protection supervisory authority (right of appeal).