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EUBREAST Network – Data protection

Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions


1. Privacy at a glance

General information

The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit this website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our data protection declaration listed under this text.

Data collection on this website


The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find their contact details in the section "Notice on the responsible body" in this data protection declaration.


On the one hand, your data is collected when you communicate it to us. This can be z. B. be data that you enter in a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically or with your consent by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is primarily technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page view). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter this website.


Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.


You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction or deletion of this data. If you have given your consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future. You also have the right, under certain circumstances, to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
You can contact us at any time if you have any further questions on the subject of data protection.

2. Hosting

We host the content of our website with the following provider:


The provider is Strato AG, Otto-Ostrowski-Strasse 7, 10249 Berlin (hereinafter "Strato"). When you visit our website, Strato collects various log files including your IP addresses.
For more information, see Strato's privacy policy: https://www.strato.de/datenschutz/.

Strato is used on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in our website being displayed as reliably as possible. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO and § 25 Para . B. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.

3. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
If you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection declaration explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
Note on the responsible body

Note on the responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
Contact person:
Prof. Dr. medical Thorsten Kuehn
Baumreute 37
D-73730 Esslingen, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 3103 3051
Email: info@eubreast.com
The responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.)..

Storage duration

Unless a specific storage period has been specified in this data protection declaration, your personal data will remain with us until the purpose for data processing no longer applies. If you assert a legitimate request for deletion or revoke your consent to data processing, your data will be deleted unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e.g. tax or commercial law retention periods); in the latter case, the data will be deleted once these reasons have ceased to exist.

General information on the legal basis for data processing on this website

If you have consented to the data processing, we will process your personal data on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR or Article 9 Paragraph 2 Letter a GDPR, if special data categories according to Article 9 Paragraph 1 GDPR are processed. In the event of express consent to the transfer of personal data to third countries, data processing is also based on Article 49 (1) (a) GDPR. If you have consented to the storage of cookies or to access information on your end device (e.g. via device fingerprinting), data processing is also based on Section 25 (1) TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time. If your data is required to fulfill the contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, we process your data on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Furthermore, we process your data if they are required to fulfill a legal obligation on the basis of Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR. Data processing can also take place on the basis of our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The following paragraphs of this data protection declaration provide information on the relevant legal bases in each individual cas

Note on data transfer to the USA and other third countries

Among other things, we use tools from companies based in the USA or other third countries that are not secure under data protection law. If these tools are active, your personal data can be transferred to these third countries and processed there. We would like to point out that in these countries no level of data protection comparable to that of the EU can be guaranteed. For example, US companies are obliged to release personal data to security authorities without you as the person concerned being able to take legal action against this. It cannot therefore be ruled out that US authorities (e.g. secret services) will process, evaluate and permanently store your data on US servers for monitoring purposes. We have no influence on these processing activities.

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke consent that you have already given at any time. The legality of the data processing that took place up until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to object to data collection in special cases and to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)


Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In the event of violations of the GDPR, those affected have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged violation. The right to lodge a complaint is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only be done to the extent that it is technically feasible.

Information, deletion and correction

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correction or deletion of this data at any time. You can contact us at any time if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.

Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time for this. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize 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.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Objecting to Promotional Emails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published as part of the imprint obligation to send unsolicited advertising and information material. The site operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising being sent, such as spam e-mails.

4. Data collection on this website


Our website uses so-called "cookies". Cookies are small data packages and do not damage your end device. They are stored on your end device either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them yourself or until they are automatically deleted by your web browser.
Cookies can come from us (first-party cookies) or from third-party companies (so-called third-party cookies). Third-party cookies enable the integration of certain services from third-party companies within websites (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).
Cookies have different functions. Numerous cookies are technically necessary because certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Other cookies can be used to evaluate user behavior or for advertising purposes.
Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process, to provide certain functions you want (e.g. for the shopping cart function) or to optimize the website (e.g. cookies for measuring web audience) (necessary cookies). stored on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, unless another legal basis is specified. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of necessary cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. If consent to the storage of cookies and comparable recognition technologies was requested, processing takes place exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO and § 25 Para. 1 TTDSG); the consent can be revoked at any time.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
You can find out which cookies and services are used on this website in this data protection declaration.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us.

This data is not merged with other data sources.
This data is collected on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimization of his website - the server log files must be recorded for this purpose.

Inquiry by e-mail, telephone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your inquiry including all resulting personal data (name, enquiry) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
This data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR if your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this was queried; the consent can be revoked at any time.
The data you sent to us via contact requests will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.

5. Plugins and Tools


Diese Website bindet Videos der Website YouTube ein. Betreiber der Website ist die Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin This website includes videos from the YouTube website. The website operator is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
If you visit one of our websites on which YouTube is integrated, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
Furthermore, YouTube can store various cookies on your end device or use comparable technologies for recognition (e.g. device fingerprinting). In this way, YouTube can receive information about visitors to this website. This information is used i.a. used to collect video statistics, improve usability and prevent fraud attempts.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR and Article 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information in the user's end device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.
Further information on handling user data can be found in YouTube's data protection declaration at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

Quelle: https://www.e-recht24.de


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Application, donation and study proposal forms

In accordance with Article 13 of the Legislative Decree n. 196 of 30 June 2003 and Article 14 of the EU Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council related to the data protection and regarding the data that the EUBREAST Network and Associations will come to possess, we would like to provide you with the following information. EUBREAST ETS and EUBREAST e.V. are committed to collecting and processing your personal data according to the principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency, to protect your privacy and your rights.


Which data will be collected and why

Your personal details, your address, your email and your telephone number as well as any data regarding your payment method for your annual membership fee or for a donation (bank and postal coordinates) as well as any other personal data which are collected for use by the Association for the below-mentioned purposes and in order to manage your relationship with the EUBREAST Network and Associations.


Your CV or online CV in English is required when applying to the EUBREAST Network and Associations in order to make sure that your background is in line with the requirements specified in the EUBREAST Associations’ statutes and extended to the Network.


Your Study Proposals will be shared within the EUBREAST Network Executive and Scientific Boards as well as amongst the necessary Administrative Team in order to verify whether is viable as a EUBREAST Study. It will not be shared outside these Bodies without your approval.


Your data will be stored in our members’ database and files and/or in the donor’s database. It may also be added to an electronic mailing list so that you can receive communications from the Associations and the EUBREAST Network (which includes the any future EURBEAST Associations), regarding the Association/Network’s upcoming events and activities.


Obligation or option to provide data

With regards to the data required, in order to fulfill our legal obligations, your failure to provide such data will make it possible to establish and/or continue the relationship with the EUBREAST ETS, EUBREAST e.V., and the EUBREAST Network, to the extent that such data is necessary for this relationship to exist.


Means of Data Collection, Processing and Storage

The data will be gathered either on paper, via Google Forms, and/or via email and they will then be maintained in a database and in files which are safely stored on digital devices or on a password-protected server. This data may also be printed on paper and safely stored within the EU.

Upon request, the location of this electronic and/or paper storage can be made known to you.


Communication and dissemination

Your personal data may not be disseminated in any way unless it corresponds to a precise legal obligation or order of authority, as described herein, or in the way(s) for which you have given your approval via email and/or the Application or Donation Forms (namely its inclusion in the EUBREAST mailing lists, membership or donation files, in the EUBREAST newsletter, or on the EUBREAST website).

Personal data, limited to name, surname, title, country, type of membership or donation, and email address, as well as your CV can be shared between EUBREAST e.V., EUBREAST ETS, any future legally-recognized EUBREAST associations and the EUBREAST Network in a secure manner. Your data will not be shared outside these Associations and Network without a specific request.

Personal data may be transferred outside the EU to third countries for the aforementioned purposes.

The following parties may be given access to your data, in their roles as data processors or persons in charge of processing: administrators, internal protocol and secretarial services, internal employees and official collaborators of EUBREAST ETS, EUBREAST e.V. and of the EUBREAST Network (including future EUBREAST Associations), as well as public bodies to whom we are obliged by law or convention to confer your data.


Conservation Period

Your data will be stored in accordance with the period imposed by the current legislation and thus for a period of at least 10 years or for the duration of your membership/association with the EUBREAST Associations and/or EUBREAST Network plus an additional 10 years. At the end of this period, unless otherwise agreed, your data will then be destroyed.


Your Rights

In accordance with the EU Regulation 2016/679, you have the following rights:
– art. 15 Right of Data Subject to have access to his/her data;
– art. 16 The right to change
– art. 17 The right to deletion;
– art. 18 The right to limit its use;
– art. 20 Right of Data Portability;
– art. 21 and art. 22: Right to object and an automated decision-making process regarding individuals (natural persons). To exercise your rights, or to obtain further clarification of such, you may contact the Association in the person of its Chairman.


Owner of data

The owner of these data is EUBREAST (EUropean Breast Cancer REsearch Association of Surgical Trialists) ETS, with headquarters in Via Manzoni 38, Milano, Italia and EUBREAST (EUropean Breast Cancer REsearch Association of Surgical Trialists) e.V. with its headquarters in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany.


Please contact us with any questions at info@eubreast.com


Terms and Conditions

EUBREAST ETS  and EUBREAST e.V., Esslingen am Neckar, Germany, (two separate, legally-recognized Associations), will be known hereafter as the “EUBREAST Network”. For the intents and purposes of this agreement, the EUBREAST Network also includes any individual, legally-recognized EUBREAST Associations that may be created in the future.

These Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") govern your relationship with the website (the "Service") and events (except when otherwise specified) operated for/by the EUBREAST Network.


Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the Service.


Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, registered users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms, then you may not access the Service.


Privacy Policy (GDPR)


In order to access our Event Services, Online Application, and Donation Forms, the User must provide personal data including, but not limited to, his/her first name, last name and email address. These data will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy.


These data will not be shared with third-parties outside the EUBREAST Network, except when required by a legal request in adherence with the prevailing laws and regulations.


Regarding the use of cookies/data collection on our website, please see our Privacy Policy above.


Conduct of User


You hereby agree not to:

  1. Obtain or attempt to obtain any unauthorized access to the EUBREAST Network’s website, database, or server;
  2. Make available any material that is harmful to children or adults, threatening, abusive, defamatory, or hateful or objectionable in any way;
  3. Violate laws or regulations;
  4. Impersonate another person or entity;
  5. Make available any content for which you do not have permission/copyright;
  6. Post any content for advertise or commercial use without our permission;
  7. Make available any viruses or otherwise attempt to do anything to damage our website, server, or internet connection.


Intellectual Property/Copyright

The Service and its original content, features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of the EUBREAST Network. The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of Italy, Germany and other foreign countries. In order to use any of the material found on the website or related social media platforms, during our events, or our logo(s), please write to info@eubreast.com for permission.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the EUBREAST Network.

EUBREAST Network has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that EUBREAST Network shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.


We may terminate or suspend your access immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. Upon termination, your right to use the Service will immediately cease.

Limitation Of Liability

In no event shall EUBREAST Network, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use of the Service; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service; (iii) any content obtained from the Service; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.


Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied.

EUBREAST Network its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Service will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements.


Users assume all risk for any damage to their computer system or loss of data that results from obtaining any content from the website, including any damages resulting from computer viruses. 


Even though the website and upcoming events include scientific and medical information, it is not designed to provide medical advice and no responsibility can be taken to whether the medical information is complete, exhaustive or accurate. Patients and the general public visiting the website or attending an event should always seek professional medical advice directly.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Italy, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.


We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time.

By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

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