Economic and Financial Affairs

Privacy statement – Brussels Economic Forum 2009

Brussels, 14-15 May 2009

1. The specific e-service

This service is under the responsibility of the deputy Head of Unit External communication of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), acting as Data Controller, and is operated by Media Consulta International Holding AG (Media Consulta) on behalf of the European Commission.

2. What personal information do we collect, for what purpose and using what technical means?

Identification data: the following data are collected (mandatory fields):

  • first name and surname;
  • organisation and function;
  • type of organisation;
  • phone number;
  • email address.

The purpose of these data is:

  • to process the applicant's participation in the event;
  • to draw up a list of participants which will be distributed at the event;
  • to enable the Commission to provide the applicant with further information on the Brussels Economic Forum.

3. Who has access to your information and to whom is it disclosed?

The information will be first analysed by specifically authorised staff in Media Consulta, acting on behalf of the European Commission, and thereafter transmitted to the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN).

Only specifically authorised staff from Media Consulta acting on behalf of the European Commission, and Commission officials who are personally involved in organising this annual event have access to your data. Only information on your name, function and organisation will be distributed to all other event participants. Your data will not be shared with anyone else.

4. How do we protect and safeguard your information?

Only specifically authorised staff from Media Consulta acting on behalf of the European Commission, and Commission officials who are personally involved in managing this annual event have access to your data. No personal data is shared with third parties for any marketing purposes.

5. How can you verify, modify or delete your information?

You have no direct access to your personal data, but you can ask the Controller to modify or delete them (see contact details below).

6. How long do we keep your data?

Your data will remain stored at the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) unless otherwise requested by you. Your data will only be used to inform you about and invite you to future Brussels Economic Forums and other similar events.

7. Legal basis and contact information

You can find further general information on the Commission’s personal data protection policy by clicking on the link.  For any further question or requests concerning the information you have submitted, please contact the Controller.

We are committed to complying with Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on Protection of Personal Data.

For any question on the Protection of Personal Data you can contact the Data Protection Officer of the Commission.

For complaints, you can contact the European Data Protection Supervisor.

Contact the Data Controller

If you have questions or requests concerning the information submitted by you, please contact the organiser of this event:

Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs
European Commission
B-1049 Brussels
Belgium

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