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Protection of your personal data is an important concern for us. We respect your privacy and collect, process and use your personal data in harmony with the regulations of the Federal Republic of Germany and higher level European legislation. When visiting our web pages, we want you to feel safe and well informed of anything concerning the use of your personal data.In the course of the online abstract submission, personal (e.g., name, address, contact information) and detailed data required for processing (e.g., author status, registration data, membership data) are collected. In addition, individual documents (for example, scientific abstracts, application forms, supporting documentation) are recorded. These data may be published in public publications such as abstract books, scientific journals, congress programs, online directories and catalogs, etc., as well as on related web pages. With your agreement to the aforementioned data protection regulations, you are consenting to event lab. GmbH, Richard-Lehmann-Straße 12, 04275 Leipzig, Germany in collecting, processing and using personal data, subject to the applicable legislation and the following regulations.

1. Responsible body

The responsible body as defined in the Federal Data Protection Act is
event lab. GmbH
Richard-Lehmann-Straße 12
04275 Leipzig


Phone: +49 341 24059650

2. Data processing on calling up our web pages

Visiting our website, information such as

  • IP address,
  • Access date and time,
  • Name and URL of the called file,
  • the website, from which access was made (referrer URL),
  • the browser you used and, if need be, the operating system of your internet-enabled computer and the name of your access provider

will be forwarded to our servers automatically and stored by us temporarily. This is done for the following reasons:

  • Optimizing of the call set-up,
  • Guaranteeing and optimizing the user friendliness and handling of our website,
  • Guaranteeing system security and stability
  • and to defend against risks/for prosecution in the event of a cyber-attack.

This anonymous data will be stored separately from your personal data given, if any, and thus does not allow any conclusions concerning a given person. It will be analysed for statistical purposes in order to optimize our internet access and our offerings. 

3. Cookies

We use cookies on our websites. Cookies are text files that are filed and stored on a computer system via an Internet browser. They are not intended to damage your computer.

In particular, we use cookies, to store settings you have made, such as your regional selection, filter functions or functions provided while browsing inside the platform.

We use process cookies and their use ensures that our website works correctly. This includes browsing the website and secure completion of purchases on it.

We also use security cookies, to authenticate you as user and that your user data is safe from unauthorized access by third parties. For example, we use these cookies to secure access to protected platform areas.

We use session status cookies to receive information about the interaction of our users with the website. This enables us constantly to improve our services and optimize them for our users. For example, we use these cookies to analyze anonymously how effective selected improvements on our website are.

None of the cookies based on the aforementioned measures contain any personal data and do not allow them to be assigned to you as a natural person in any way. Cookies can only identify the computer you are using and this only while the cookies are not deleted or delete themselves because they have reached their stipulated lifespan. The storage period for cookies is dependent on their purpose and not the same for all.

Cookies are used exclusively to allow you the use of parts of our Internet offer.

It is standard for most browsers to accept cookies. In your security settings you can allow or bar temporary and stored cookies independently of one another. If you disable cookies, some of our functions are sometimes not available to you and some web pages will possibly not be displayed correctly. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer.

However, complete disabling of cookies may mean that you cannot use all the features of our website.

4. Google Analytics

event lab. GmbH uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"), CA 94043, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, USA, for the purpose of designing and optimizing our website to meet the requirements.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" that are stored on your computer. Website use is analyzed by means of cookies.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transferred by Google to a server in the USA and stored there. The information that generates the cookies is:

  • Browser type,
  • Operating system,
  • The website, from which access was made (referrer URL),
  • IP adress,
  • Date and time of the server query.

This website uses Google Analytics with the IP anonymization function ("anonymizeIp").

Google also abbreviates your IP address first in European Union member states or in other states party to the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptional cases is the full address transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there.

On behalf of event lab. GmbH Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and about other services connected with website use for the purposes of market research and to provide design consistent with the requirements to event lab. GmbH. The IP address of your browser connected with Google Analytics is not pooled with other Google data.

You can prevent cookies being stored by an appropriate setting of your browser software. However, we must advise you that in this case, it may be that you cannot use all the features of this website to the full. You can also prevent the recording of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) at Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link

You can prevent recording by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This sets an opt-out cookie which prevents future recording of your data when visiting this web page: Disabling Google Analytics

You will find conditions of use and notes on data protection at  and at

5. Third party websites

event lab. GmbH has no control over the current contents of third party websites that can be accessed via our platform, nor over the manner in which these websites are operated. event lab. GmbH is not responsible for data protection, nor for the contents of these websites.

6. Recipients outside the EU

With the exception of the processes quoted below on our website, we do not forward your data to recipients based outside the European Union or the European Economic Area.

7. Collection, processing and use of personal data

"Collection" within the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Act is the creation of personal data. "Processing" within the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Act is the storage, changing, communicating, barring and deleting of personal data. "Use" as defined here is any use of personal data unless it is processing.

Personal data is collected via our web pages for the purpose of fulfilling the contractual relationship into which we have entered with you, including any later existing warranty rights, for our facilities (e.g. telephone support), guaranteeing proper book-keeping in our company for administrative purposes and for proprietary marketing purposes. Clearly, the privacy policy we practise is consistent with the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). Personal data is stored and processed at all times in the Federal Republic of Germany.

On request, we will give you free of charge information about data stored concerning yourself or your pseudonym. If you want this information, please send a message to or send us your request by fax or by post. On request, we will also correct, block or delete your stored data, if this is essential or possible according to statutory instructions.
Personal data is distributed only and exclusively if this is required and unavoidable for implementing the contractual relationship. This is, for example, the case if sub-contractors are used so that you can visit your booked event and are guaranteed entry. A further transmission of the data does not take place or only if you have expressly consented to the transmission. Your data is explicitly NOT forwarded to unauthorised third parties - for example for marketing purposes. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 §1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data for the performance of a contract or precontractual measures.

Data security

To protect your data against accidental or illegal deletion, forwarding, access or against any manipulation or loss, as well as against other misuse, appropriate technical and organizational actions are taken.

An SSL website certificate (Secure Socket Layer) encrypts your data for your security. This is an encryption standard that is also used, for example, in on-line banking You will detect a secure SSL connection, inter alia, from the s added to http (thus https://…) in your browser's address bar or on the lock symbol in the bottom area of your browser.

Please remember that security when using the internet depends on a number of circumstances and cannot be guaranteed faultless at all times.

7.1. Deleting personal data

Data that we store will be deleted with lapsing of the corresponding authorisation, in particular after achieving the purpose for which further use will be blocked and after expiry of the safe custody periods stipulated under tax and trade law, unless you have consented expressly to continued use of your data or have agreed to something else contractually.

8. Overview of your rights

8.1. Right to information

You can request information about the processing purposes, category of the personal data, categories of the recipients, to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period and the source of your data, unless this was collected from you directly.

8.2. Right to correction

You can request correction of incorrect or completion of correct data.

8.3. Right to deletion

You can request deletion of your personal data.

8.4. Right to data transferability

You can ask to receive data that you have provided by transfer in a conventional, machine-readable format or by communication to another authorised person.

8.5. Right to complain

For this, you can contact the supervisory authority of your residence or another responsible supervisory authority.

8.6. Right to restriction

You can assert the right to data processing restriction if the accuracy of your personal data is disputed, its processing is unlawful and the person involved refuses to delete your personal data and instead requests restricted use of your personal data, if the person responsible for your personal data no longer requires it for processing purposes, but the person involved needs it for enforcement, exercising or defending legal claims, or the person involved has lodged an objection to processing pursuant to art. 21 DSGVO, as long as it has not yet been decided whether the authorized person's entitled reasons outweigh those of the person involved.

8.7. Right to objection

The general right to objection applies for all processing purposes described here that are processed on the legal basis of art. 6 § 1 f DSGVO. We are required only to act on an objection if you state the reasons of higher significance that arise from a particular situation.

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