The following data protection declaration applies to the use of our website and informs you as a data subject within the meaning of data protection law and user of this website about the processing of personal data. Personal data is individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person.

The person responsible within the meaning of the DSGVO is 
Conventus Congressmanagement & Marketing GmbH 
Carl-Pulfrich-Str. 1 
07745 Jena, Germany 
Telephone: +49 3641 3116-0 
(hereinafter referred to as the responsible company)

The data protection officer of the responsible company is 
André Stämmler 
Lawyer and specialist in copyright and media law 
Market 22 
07743 Jena, Germany 
Telephone: +49 3641 316 1180 

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding data protection, you can contact our data protection officer directly.

1. General information 

When you visit our website, the provider of this platform (or its web space provider) collects data on each access to the offer. This access data includes

  • the name of the accessed website
  • the IP address of the requesting computer
  • the date and time of the access
  • the amount of data transferred
  • the browser type and version
  • the operating system used by the user
  • the website from which the user visits this website (referrer URL)
  • the requesting provider.

The aforementioned data is processed by the operator for the following purposes:

  • Improving and guaranteeing the connection to the website
  • Improving the usability of the website
  • evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest of the provider follows from the data collection purposes listed above. The data is anonymous and is stored separately from any personal data you may have provided. It is not possible to draw conclusions about a specific person.

Your personal data will only be transferred to third parties for the purposes listed below. A transmission for other reasons does not take place.

The user's personal data will only be passed on to third parties if:

  • the user has given his or her express consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO
  • the disclosure is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data.
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation for the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO, as well as this is legally permissible and necessary according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b DSGVO for the processing of contractual relationships with the user.

The data is deleted after a period of 30 days, unless further storage is required for evidence purposes.

Cookies, general 

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small (text) files that are created and stored on your end device (e.g. smartphone, notebook, tablet, PC). Most cookies are so-called "session cookies" that are deleted after the end of the visit. In individual cases, however, these cookies provide information to automatically recognise the user again. By means of a so-called cookie ID, Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored.

Cookies serve to improve the user-friendliness of our Internet presence and to enable a technically error-free and optimised state for our Internet presence. If you do not agree to the use of cookies, you have the option of restricting or completely deactivating their use in your browser settings. In the event of restriction or deactivation, the use of this website may be restricted. The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the above-mentioned purposes for data collection.

Some of the cookies are deleted as soon as you close your browser (transient cookies). Other cookies (persistent cookies) remain on your terminal device and enable us to recognise your browser. These cookies are automatically deleted after a predefined period of time.

Font Awesome 

We use so-called web fonts or icons from Fonticons, Inc. for the uniform display of fonts or icons. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts or icons into your browser cache in order to display texts, fonts and icons correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must establish a connection to the servers of Fonticons, Inc. This enables Fonticons, Inc. to know that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Font Awesome is used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font from your computer will be used.

Further information on Font Awesome can be found at and in the privacy policy of Fonticons, Inc.:

2. Web analysis 

We use web tracking and web analysis services. These are services that enable an analysis of the use of our website. We use this data to improve the website and to make our offer more interesting for you. The legal basis for the use of web analysis tools is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We have a legitimate interest in analysing the user behaviour of our website in order to optimise both our offer and our advertising.

Matomo (formerly Piwik) 

This website uses Piwik. Piwik is an open source software for the statistical analysis of user access to websites ( Piwik uses so-called "cookies" to analyse user access. This information is stored exclusively on our servers in Germany.

You can prevent the analysis of this data by deleting existing cookies and disabling the storage of cookies. You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the settings in your browser. If you prevent the use of cookies, there may be restrictions in the use of the website. We use Piwik with the extension "AnonymizeIP". This means that IP addresses are only processed in abbreviated form. A direct reference to a person is thus excluded. The IP address transmitted by your browser via Piwik is not merged with other data collected by us.

3. Your rights as a data subject 

You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to the personal data concerning you:

  • Revocation of consent
  • Information
  • Correction
  • Deletion
  • Restriction of processing
  • Right to data portability
  • Complaint to a supervisory authority

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

4. Data security 

When visiting this website, the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedure is used in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by the user's browser. This is usually a 256 bit encryption. If the browser used by the user does not support 256-bit encryption, 128-bit v3 technology is used. The encrypted transmission of a page of this website can be recognised by the key or lock symbol in the status bar of the browser.

In addition to SSL encryption, technical and organisational security measures are used to protect data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. These security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

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