Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in our website and the European Machine Vision Forum.

I.    General Information

1.    Basis
This policy is based on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal data protection act.

Protection and security of personal data is of utmost importance to us.

2.    Controller
The controller for data protection and information to be provided is

AEON Verlag & Studio GmbH & Co. KG
Alter Rueckinger Weg 31
63452 Hanau
Phone: +49 6181 520510

3.    Data subject (person affected)
The data subject is the person whose data are to be collected, processed and stored.

4.    Personal data
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

5.    Contact
In case of questions related to data protection, you may reach our data protection officer at:

AEON Verlag & Studio GmbH & Co. KG
Data Protection Officer
Alter Rueckinger Weg 31
63452 Hanau
Phone: + 49 6181 520510
Fax: +49 6181 5205190

6.    Right to information
According to the EU GDPR and the Federal Data Protection Act, you are entitled to receive information concerning the data stored in relation to your person at any time, including origin and recipient of this data, and the purpose of data processing. Please contact our Data Protection Officer.

7.    Appeal
You may object to collection and storage of your personal data at any time with future effect. Please appeal in writing to the address given in section 5.

8.    Right to rectification and erasure (right to be forgotten)
If you want us to rectify or delete your personal data, please contact our data protection officer.

9.    Right to data portability
You may receive your personal data stored at ours in a commonly used format for transmission. You may request that your personal data is transferred to another natural or legal person (controller).

10.    Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
If you consider the processing of your personal data infringes the regulation, you may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

II. Visit of our website

1. Data collection
You may visit our website at any time without leaving personal information.

However, if you use an input form to send your congress registration, we collect and handle your data to fulfill your request. This is only based on legal conditions or your consent.

2. Data transmission
We use the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) / TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption protocol for secure data transmission of the data you enter on this website.

3. The following data records will be stored on our server for statistical purposes and to improve our services:

•    The IP address of the inquiring computer (anonymized)
•    Server location
•    Name of the page called upon
•    The notification whether data retrieval was successful/HTTP reply code
•    Date and time of access
•    Volume of data transmitted during the connection
•    Browser software used
•    Calling website

All data mentioned above are captured for the purposes mentioned above and saved without any reference to your person. No profile creation is done based on your personal data.

3. Google Web Fonts
On this website we also use Google Web Fonts. How Google collects, handles and uses such data, please see more details on the Google privacy policy.

III. Contracts on services – online registration

To process your orders on services (online-registration), we require and collect information according to the following standards:

1. Personal data:
For recording and processing of your registration and the abstract submission, we need to collect some of your personal data, such as name, company, address, phone number, and email address. We use the data we receive from you to fulfil and process your registration. Disclosure to third parties takes place only if absolutely needed for processing of your order and for delivery of the services you ordered or due to legal requirements. Data are to be removed upon fulfillment of the mentioned purpose, taking into account statutory storage obligations.

2. Communication via email
In case you contact us via email, we store your email address for further correspondence. Disclosure of your email address to third parties is excluded.

IV. Frequently asked questions

1. How long will my data be stored?
Data collected from you will be stored as long as needed for the purpose they were recorded for and in accordance with the legal statutes.

2. Will my data be used for the purpose of advertising or to counsel clients?
All personal data occurring will be recorded, processed and used respecting the rules on protection of personal data. Accordingly, your data will be used for the following purposes: To enable the contract to be performed and for invoicing, we use your personal data, provided you gave your consent or unless there are any other applicable legal provisions.

We also use your personal data sending invitations to further machine vision events.

You may withdraw your consent at any time in writing or electronically by applying to the contact data given in section I.5.

Forwarding of your personal data to third parties for other purposes, especially for advertising, is excluded.

3. Will my data be forwarded to third parties?
Without your express permission or any legal obligation, transfer of your data to third parties is excluded. In case partners are supporting us in data processing, these partners will be bound by contract to deal carefully with your data. They are also bound contractually not to use your data for own purposes or forward them to third parties.