Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

16th Congress of ECCO, July 2-3 & 8-10, 2021, Virtual

ECCO’21 Virtual - Privacy Settings

The ECCO Virtual Congress and event platform relies on the data processes – with specified third country data transfers (e.g., US-based), which require your additional consent – complementing the ECCO IT Hub Privacy Policy: https://www.ecco-ibd.eu/data-privacy-statement.html.

As fully outlined in point 7 of the privacy policy, you are entitled to request information, correction or deletion of your personal data processed at any time under
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You can object to this processing at any time and without declaration of any reason. In case of objection to the processing, you will not be able to use the ECCO’21 Virtual Congress platform functions.


For the purpose of allowing a smooth multifunctional ECCO’21 Virtual experience, I hereby agree to the following processing.
• Personalised programme and course attendance needs to be tracked for UEMS CME accreditation purposes.
• In order to allow internal quality assurance and anonymised statistical reporting, the platform is relying on Matomo Statistics
• Default IP tracking by the cloud server solution via Cloud Flare (third country data transfer)

Scientific, Educational and Satellite Symposia programme:
Watching the programme: implemented with Vimeo (third country data transfer)
• Participating in course break out sessions: implemented with Zoom (third country data transfer)
Audience questions and voting: implemented with Sli.do (third country data transfer)
Networking among congress delegates: implemented with PubNub (third country data transfer)


Exhibition, Satellite Symposia, ECCO Booth, Media Library
External links (including exhibitors with third country data transfer):
The satellite symposia viewing page offer direct links to external booths, company website and external survey pages.
The online exhibition features links to external company websites. The privacy policy and the terms and conditions of the ECCO Virtual Congress do not apply to these external websites, which need to be consulted separately for cookie and data protection policies.

Chat tools – Tawkto, Livechat, Clickdesk, Helpcrunch (including third country data transfer components & IP address tracking):
All chat applications are external chat applications which do not operate under the privacy policy of ECCO. They are operated by the exhibitor. These third-party applications and/or the exhibitor may independently solicit and collect information from you, including personal data. We recommend that you consult the privacy statement of the third-party application’s website or ask the exhibitor when starting a chat.


Data categories used:
• Zoom: title, date and time, polls, chat logs, attendee information (screen name, join / leave time)
• Sli.do: submitted questions, date and time, number of likes (anonymously), submitter name (chosen name)
• PubNub: ID, First name, last name, title, country, actual chat conversations, IP address, device, date/time
• Cloud Flare: IP address, device, general website content (no further personal data)
• Vimeo: IP address, country, device, streams watched, date/time & Vimeo is using information collected via cookie settings for its own purposes and in their own interest

Data transfers to third countries:
Some of the functionalities implemented in the Platform and marked with “(third country data transfer)” above require a transfer of the above-mentioned data categories to third countries outside the EEA, including the United States. The European Court of Justice has ruled that the United States do not have an adequate level of data protection as US authorities might request access to your data and no effective legal remedies are available against it. You herewith consent to this transfer of your data to third countries, including to the United States.

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