Privacy

What information do we collect from you?
We collect information - such as name, email address, employment information and location - you give us by voluntary completing the form to register for the Dutch Huntington’s Disease Symposium. We collect information - such as name, email address, employment information and location - you give us by submitting your abstract and/or e-poster.

Why do we collect this information?
We use the personal information you supply via registration or submitting your abstract and/or e-poster to offer you the following services:
• Registration for the Dutch Huntington’s Disease Symposium
• Receiving and processing abstracts and/or e-poster
• Organisation of the Symposium
• Publication of the programme and of recordings of by you provided abstracts and lectures on the Dutch Huntington’s Disease Symposium website
• Publication of photos of the Symposium on the Huntington website

Who might we share this information with?
We do not share your personal information with third parties, unless confidential on a need-to-know base with the website designer. Presentations of e-pitches and pre-recorded lectures will be posted on the website, as well as abstracts and/or e-posters. During the symposium there will be a livestream of the presentations of speakers, and only with explicit permission of these speakers their power point presentations will be made available afterwards on the website of the Dutch Huntington’s symposium. We share this information with the scientists and/or the general public.

How long do we keep hold of your information?
The website of the Dutch Huntington’s Symposium will be available for up to five years. Afterwards the website will be removed and at the same time all personal data on the website (including presentations, abstracts, etc.) will be destroyed.
The personal information you gave us for registration for the Symposium will be kept for a maximum of 2 year. After that time, the information will be destroyed.

Legal basis for processing
We collect and use your personal information on one or more of the following grounds:
• you have given us your consent; and/or
• processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party; and/or
• for the purposes of legitimate interests in our efforts to manage, administer and facilitate services for the Dutch Huntington’s Disease Symposium; and/or
• for the purposes of legitimate interest in our efforts to bring the work and knowledge of the Dutch Huntington Symposium to the attention of scientists or the general public

How do we keep your information safe?
Personal information will be stored on the servers of Maastricht University and all the safety measures Maastricht University takes to keep (personal) data safe are applicable to this information as well.

Cookies
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you do not have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a computer. Most browsers are set initially to accept cookies. You can set your computer to reject cookies. However, if you choose to disable cookies, you will not be able to fully use the online services offered through our website.

Photographing or videoing
We might take photographs and/or videos during the Dutch Huntington’s Disease Symposium that might be used on our website, printed material, kept in our records, etc. in order to bring the Symposium to the attention of scientists or the general public.

Your rights
You have the right to access your personal data and to have those data corrected or deleted. In addition, you have the right to restrict or prohibit the processing of your data. If you wish to exercise one of the above rights, please contact us by email info@dutch-huntington-symposium.com, by phone +31 43 388 1021, or you can write to:

Dutch Huntington’s Disease Symposium
Marie-Thérèse Moers
Universiteitssingel 40, 6229 ER Maastricht, Netherlands