Privacy Policy

1. General

Pancreas 2000 collects, uses, and protects your personal data with reasonable diligence according to strict data protection provisions in Austria and in compliance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter "GDPR". Your data will be stored and processed on secured servers at Squarespace in respect of this Privacy Policy. View the Squarespace Terms of Service here. 

The protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data is a fundamental right which we take very seriously. All data processing is carried out in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) and the relevant laws of the Republic of Austria.

2. Definitions

2.1. "Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural personal (hereinafter "Data Subject"); an identifiable person is one who can be identified, either directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person (hereinafter "Personal Data").

2.2. "Non-Personal Data" is data which will be logged for internal system-related and statistical purposes, which cannot be tracked back to you (name of the file accessed, date and time of access, data volume transferred, notification of successful access and transfer, web browser, and requesting domain).

2.3. "Processing" means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alternation, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction. 

2.4. "Restriction of processing" means the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future. 

2.5. "Profiling" means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyze or predict aspects concerning that natural person's performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location or movements. 

2.6. "Pseudonymization" means the processing of personal data in such manner that the Personal Data can no longer be attributed to a specific Data Subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person. 

2.7. "Filing System" means any structured set of personal data which are accessible according to specific criteria, whether centralized, decentralized, or dispersed on a functional or geographical basis.

2.8. "Controller" means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the Controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law. Controller in respect to this Privacy Policy is Pancreas 2000.

2.9. "Processor" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the Controller.

2.10. "Recipient" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, public authorities which may receive personal data in the framework of a particular inquiry in accordance with the European Union or any of its Member States shall not be regarded as recipients; the processing of these data by those public authorities shall be in compliance with the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of the processing. 

2.11. "Third Party" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the Data Subject, Controller, Processor, and persons who, under the direct authority of the Controller or processor, are authorized to process personal data. 

2.12. "Consent" of the Data Subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the Data Subject's wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her. 

2.13. "Personal Data Breach" means a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored, or otherwise processed. 

3. Processed Data and Terms of Storage

In the course of your visit to our website, UEG will collect the following information: the date and time of accessing a page on our website, your Internet protocol address (IP address), brand name and version of your web browser, as well as your chosen language setting, your operating system, your Internet service provider, the website (URL) you visited prior to accessing this website, certain cookies (see section 11 below), date / time (hereinafter “access data”) and any information that you voluntarily enter in our contact/registration form (see section 4 below).

In principle we will save your data for a period of twelve months. The data that you have communicated to us via the contact form and our registration form will be stored until cancellation. A longer storage takes only place, as far as a legal obligation exists or a longer storage for the enforcement or defense against legal claims is necessary.

4. Processing of Personal Data 

4.1. Pancreas 2000 may collect, store, and use your Personal Data when you register on the Pancreas 2000 website via the Pancreas 2000 online platform (hereinafter "Website") as well as when you fill out an offline form or provide data to Pancreas 2000 in any other form of interaction. 

4.2. Pancreas may make your information available to the European Pancreas Club, a non-profit organization registered as an Austrian Verein. Other than that, your Personal Data will only be processed or disclosed or otherwise transferred to third parties if the discloser or transfer 

a) if the Data Subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes; or 

b) is necessary for the performance of the contract you have signed with us; or 

c) is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Controller is subject (eg tax obligations); or 

d) is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the Data Subject or of another natural person; or 

e) is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Controller.

4.3. Personal Information submitted to Pancreas 2000 by you will be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or on the relevant pages of the Website. Pancreas 2000 may use your Personal Information to: 

a) administer the Website and its business (eg your personal profile);

b) personalize the Website for you;

c) enable your use of the services on the Website;

d) send to you non-marketing commercial communications; 

e) send to you email notifications that you have specifically requested; 

f) send to you our email newsletters in respect to the e-Privacy-Regulation respectively in case you have accepted such service (you can inform us at any time if you want to unsubscribe from the newsletter); 

g) deal with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the Website;

h) keep the website secure and prevent fraud; 

i) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the Website.

4.4. By giving your consent to this Privacy Policy, you agree to the disclosure of your Personal Data (or the Personal Data relating to other persons provided to you by Pancreas 2000) to other users of the Website (and other persons who have provided their Personal Data to Pancreas 2000), making your Personal Data visible to them. Pancreas 2000 will not sell your information to third parties. 

4.5. If you submit Personal Data for publication on the Website, Pancreas 2000 will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the rights granted to Pancreas 2000 under this Privacy Policy. 

4.6. Pancreas 2000 will not, without your express consent, supply your Personal Data, to any third party for marketing purposes, whether directly or indirectly. 

4.7 This access data is collected automatically by using a website analysis tool. The storage of the collected access data takes is facilitated in an aggregated and therefore not individually assignable form. The collected access data are exclusively used for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the website (mainly legitimate interests according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

Transmission of your personal data

For the above purposes, we will send your personal information to the following recipients:

a.    IT service providers we use

b.    Squarespace Ireland Ltd, Le Pole House, Ship Street Great, Dublin 8 Ireland

5. Conditions for Consent

Where processing is based on consent, the Data Subject shall have the right to withdraw his or her consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. Prior to giving consent, the Data Subject shall be informed thereof. 

Rights of the Data Subject

6.1. Right of access by the Data Subject 

6.1.1. The Data Subject shall have the right to obtain from the Controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the following information; 

a) the purpose of the processing; 

b) the categories of personal data concerned;

c) the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data has been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations;

d) where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period; 

e) the existence of the right to request from the Controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the Data Subject or object to such processing; 

f) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;

g) where the personal data are not collected from Data Subject, any available information as to their source;

6.1.2. Where personal data are transferred to a Non-EU-Member State or to an international organization, the Data Subject shall have the right to to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 GDPR relating to the transfer.

6.1.3. The Controller shall provide a copy of the Personal Data undergoing processing. For any further copies requested by the Data Subject, the Controller may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs. Where the Data Subject makes the request by electronic means, and unless otherwise requested by the Data Subject, the information shall be provided in a commonly used electronic form. 

6.1.4. The right to obtain a copy referred to in paragraph 6.1.3. shall not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others. 

6.2. Right to Rectification 

The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the Controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the Data Subject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement. 

6.3. Right to Erasure (Right to Be Forgotten) 

6.3.1. The Data Subject shall have the right to obtain from the Controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the Controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies: 

a) the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; 

b) the Data Subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1), or point (a) of Article 9(2) GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing; 

c) the Data Subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the Data Subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) GDPR; 

d) the personal data have been unlawfully processed; 

e) the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the Controller is subject; 

f) the personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) GDPR. 

6.3.2. Where the Controller has made the Personal Data public and is obliged pursuant to paragraph 6.3.2. to erase the Personal Data, the Controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform Controllers which are processing the Personal Data that the Data Subject has requested the erasure by such Controllers of any links to or copy or replication of those Personal Data. 

6.3.3. Paragraphs 6.3.1. and 6.3.2. shall not apply to the extent that the processing is necessary: 

a) for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; 

b) for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the Controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Controller;

c) for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) GDPR as well as Article 9(3) GDPR; 

d) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) GDPR in so far as the right referred to in paragraph 6.3.1. is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or 

e) for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims. 

6.4. Right to the restriction of processing 

6.4.1. The Data Subject shall have the right to obtain from the Controller restriction of processing where one of the following applies: 

a) the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data Subject, for a period enabling the Controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data; 

b) the processing is unlawful and the Data Subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead; 

c) the Controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the Data Subject for the establishment exercise or defence of legal claims; 

d) the Data Subject has objected to processing persuant to Article 21(1) GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the Controller override those of the Data Subject.

6.4.2. Where processing has been restricted under paragraph 1, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with the Data Subject's consent or for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.

6.4.3. A Data Subject who has obtained restriction of processing pursuant to paragraph 6.4.1. shall be informed by the Controller before the restriction of processing is lifted. 

6.5. Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing 

The Controller shall communicate any rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing carried out in accordance with paragraph 6.2., paragraph 6.3., and paragraph 6.4. to each recipient to whom the personal data have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. The Controller shall inform the Data Subject about those recipients if the Data Subject requests it. 

6.6. Right to data portability 

6.6.1. The Data Subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to a Controller, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another Controller without hindrance from the Controller to which the personal data have been provided, where: 

a) the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) or point (a) or Article 9(2) GDPR or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR;

b) and the processing is carried out by automated means. 

6.6.2. In exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to paragraph 1, the Data Subject shall have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one Controller to another, where technically feasible. 

6.6.3. The exercise of the right referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article shall be without prejudice to Article 17. That right shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Controller.

6.6.4. The right referred to in paragraph 6.6.1. shall not adversely affect the rights and freedom of others.

6.7. Right to object 

6.7.1. The Data Subject shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions. The Controller shall no longer process the personal data unless the Controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for processing which override the interests, rights, and freedoms of the Data Subject or for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims. 

6.7.2. Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the Data Subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. 

6.7.3. Where the Data Subject objects to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes.

6.7.4. At the latest at the time of the first communication with the Data Subject, the right referred to in paragraphs 6.7.1. and 6.7.2. shall be explicitly brought to the attention of the Data Subject and shall be presented clearly and separately from any other information.

6.7.5. In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, the Data Subject may exercise his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications.

6.7.6. Where personal data are processed for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1) GDPR, the Data Subject, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, shall have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

7. Links to other websites

The Website contains links to other websites. Pancreas 2000 is not responsible for data privacy policies and/or practices on other websites and Pancreas 2000 has no influence as to whether the operators of other websites act in compliance with the data protection provisions. Pancreas 2000's Privacy Policy is solely applicable to data collected by Pancreas 2000 itself. 

8. Use of Cookies

On this website so-called cookies are used. A cookie is a small file that can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. Basically, cookies are used to provide users with additional features on a website. Cookies You can e.g. may be used to help you to navigate a website, to allow you to continue to use a website where you left it and / or to save your preferences when you return to the website. Cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on your computer.

Most of the cookies on this site are called session cookies. They will be automatically deleted when you leave our website. Persistent cookies, however, remain on your computer until you manually delete them in your browser. We use such persistent cookies to recognize you when you next visit our website.

If you want to control cookies on your computer, you can choose your browser setting so that you receive a notification when a website wants to save cookies. You can also block or delete cookies if they have already been saved on your computer. If you want to know more about how to set these steps, please use the "Help" function in your browser.

Please note that blocking or deleting cookies may affect your online practices and prevent you from using this website to the full.

9. Squarespace

Squarespace (Ireland Ltd, Le Pole House, Ship Street Great, Dublin 8 Ireland) is company that provides software as a service for website building and hosting. Squarespace is our host provider and provides our website. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Squarespace as well as further information on your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy can be obtained here. 

10.     AddThis

Our website also contain AddThis plug-ins. These plug-ins allow you to set bookmarks or share interesting content with other users. Through these plug-ins we offer you the possibility to interact with social networks and other users, so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

Using these plug-ins, your Internet browser establishes a direct connection to the AddThis servers and the selected social networking or bookmarking service, if applicable. The recipients will be informed that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online offer and the data mentioned under 13.4 of this Privacy Policy.

This information is processed on AddThis servers in the USA. When you send content on our website to social networks or bookmarking services, a link can be established between visiting our website and your user profile on the relevant network. We have no influence on the data collected and data processing processes, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes of processing, the storage periods. We also have no information on the deletion of the data collected by the plug-in provider.

Using these plug-ins, your Internet browser establishes a direct connection to the AddThis servers and the selected social networking or bookmarking service, if applicable. The recipients will be informed that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online offer and the data mentioned under § 3 of this declaration. This information is processed on AddThis servers in the USA. When you send content on our website to social networks or bookmarking services, a link can be established between visiting our website and your user profile on the relevant network. We have no influence on the data collected and data processing processes, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes of processing, the storage periods. We also have no information on the deletion of the data collected by the plug-in provider.

If you do not wish to participate in this process, you can object to the collection and storage of data at any time by setting an opt-out cookie with effect for the future: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out. Alternatively, you can set your browser to prevent the setting of a cookie.

Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the plug-in provider as well as further information on your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy can be obtained from: AddThis LLC, 1595 Spring Hill Road, Sweet 300, Vienna, VA 22182, USA, www.addthis.com/privacy.