Privacy Policy and Cookie

Privacy Policy and Cookie

The EUROPEAN REGISTER OF PHLEBOLOGISTS (hereinafter “EuRePh”) protects the confidentiality of personal data and guarantees its necessary protection against any event that may put it at risk of violation.
As provided for by European Union Regulation No. 679/2016 (hereinafter “GDPR”) and Article 13 in particular, please find below the information required by law relating to the processing of your personal data.

The EUROPEAN REGISTER OF PHLEBOLOGISTS acts as the Data Controller and can be reached at and collects and/or receives information relating to you, such as:

  • Contact details (First name, last name, e-mail address, ETC)
  • Internet traffic data (Logs, IP address)

EuRePh does not require you to supply so-called “private” data, that is, according to the provisions of the GDPR (Art. 9), personal data that identifies race or ethnicity, political opinions, religion or philosophy, or any union affiliation, nor any genetic or biometric information used to uniquely identify a physical person, data associated with health or one’s sex life, or sexual orientation.

Why we need your data (Art. 13, paragraph 1 GDPR)

The data is used by the Data Controller to fulfill the information request, offer assistance, fulfill legal and regulatory obligations demanded of the Data Controller in accordance with the activities performed. In no case will EuRePh resell any of your personal information to third parties nor use it for any purpose not stated.

  1. In particular, your data will be processed for:
    a) registration and contact information, and/or informational materials
    Your personal data is processed to implement preliminary actions and those following a registration request, to manage information and contact requests, and/or to send informational materials, as well as to satisfy any and all other obligations arising herewith.
    The legal basis for this processing is to provide the services relating to a request for registration, information and contact, and/or the sending of informational materials, and to comply with legal requirements.
  2. information activities on Services
    Your personal data may also be processed for information campaigns that the Data Controller offers, but only if you have authorized this processing and have not opposed it.This processing may occur by the following automated methods:
    – email;
    if you have not withdrawn your consent for the use of your data;The legal basis for this processing is the consent you initially granted for the processing itself, which you may freely withdraw at any time.
  3. digital security
    The Data Controller, in line with the provisions of Clause 49 of the GDPR and through its providers (third parties and/or recipients), processes your personal data involving traffic only to the extent strictly necessary and proportional to guarantee security of the networks and the information. This means the capacity of a network or information system to block, at a given level of security, any unforeseen events or illegal or malicious acts that would compromise the availability, authenticity, integrity and confidentiality of the personal data stored or transmitted.
    The Data Controller will immediately notify you if there is any risk of violation of your data, except for any obligations noted in the provisions of Art. 33 GDPR associated with notifications of personal data violations.

Communication to third parties and categories of recipients (Article 13, paragraph 1 GDPR)

Your personal data is communicated mainly to third parties and/or recipients whose activity is necessary to perform the activities relating to the contract established, and to meet certain legal requirements, such as:

  • Third party providers
    Performance of services (assistance, maintenance, providers of networks and electronic communication services) associated with the requested service
  • Financial Administration, Public Agencies, Legal Authorities, Supervisory and Oversight Authorities
    Fulfillment of legal requirements, protection of rights; lists and registries held by Public Authorities or similar agencies based on specific regulations relating to the contractual service
  • Formally mandated subjects or those with recognized legal rights

The Controller will not transfer your personal data to countries where the GDPR is not applicable (countries outside the EU)

The legal basis for this processing is fulfillment of the services outlined in the established contract, compliance with legal obligations, and the legitimate interests of EuRePh to perform the processing necessary for these purposes.

What happens when you do not provide your identification information as needed to perform the requested service?

The collection and processing of your personal data is necessary to fulfill the service requests as well as to perform the Service requested . Should you fail to provide your personal data as expressly required within the registration form, the Data Controller will not be able to carry out the processing associated with managing the requested services, nor fulfill the operations dependent on them.

How we process your data (Article 32, GDPR)

The Controller makes use of appropriate security measures to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your personal data, and requires the same security measures from third party providers and the Processors.
Where we process your data. Your data is stored in hard copy, electronic and remote archives located in countries where the GDPR is applicable (EU countries).

How long is your data stored?

Unless you explicitly express your own desire to remove it, your personal data will be stored until required for the due purposes for which it was collected.
Regardless of your determination to remove the data, your personal information will be, in any case, stored according to the terms outlined in current law and/or national regulations, for the exclusive purpose of guaranteeing specific requirements, applicable to specific Services

What are your rights? (Articles 15 – 20 GDPR)

You have the right to obtain the following from the Data Controller:

  1.  confirmation on whether your personal data is being processed and if so, to obtain access to your personal data and the following information:
      • the purposes of the processing;
      •  the categories of personal data in question;
      •  the recipients or categories of recipients that have received or will receive your personal data, in particular if these recipients are in third party countries or are international organizations;
      •  when possible, the anticipated storage period of your personal data or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine this period;
      •  whether you have the right to ask the Data Controller to correct or delete your personal data or the limits on processing your personal data or to oppose the processing of the data;
      •  the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
      •  in the event the data is not collected from you, all of the information available regarding its origin;
      • whether there is an automated decision process, including profiling, and, at least in these cases, significant information on the logic used, as well as the importance and consequences to you for this processing.
      • the suitable guarantees provided by the third party country (outside EU) or international organization to protect any transferred data
  2. the right to obtain a copy of the personal data processed, again given that this right does not affect the rights and freedoms of others; for extra copies requested by you, the Data Controller may assign a reasonable fee based on administrative costs.
  3. the right to edit any of your incorrect personal data from the Data Controller without unjustified delay
  4. the right to have your personal data deleted by the Data Controller without unjustified delay, if there are the reasons outlined in the GDPR, Article 17, including, for example, if the data is no longer  needed for processing or if the data is considered illegal, and again, if there are no conditions outlined by law; and in any case, if the processing is not justified by another equally legitimate reason;
  5. the right to obtain limits on the processing from the Data Controller, in those cases outlined in Art. 18 of the GDPR, for example where you have disputed the correctness, for the period necessary for the Data Controller to verify the data’s accuracy. You must be notified, within an appropriate time, even when the suspension period has passed or the cause of limiting the processing has been eliminated, and therefore the limitation itself has been withdrawn;
  6. the right to obtain information from the Data Controller on the recipients who have received the requests for any corrections or deletions or limits on the processing implemented, except when this is impossible or would create a disproportionate effort.
  7. the right to receive your personal data in a structured format, commonly used and readable by automatic devices as well as the right to forward this data to another Data Controller without obstruction from the original Data Controller, in those cases outlined by Art. 20 of the GDPR, and the right to obtain direct forwarding of your personal data from one Data Controller to another, if technically feasible.

For further information and to send your request, contact the Data Controller at


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