Data privacy

Conference registration

Description and extent of data processing

In order to register for one of the conferences organized by the Aachener Verfahrenstechnik (AVT) participants need to provide the following personal information:

  1. Name
  2. E-mail adress
  3. Password
  4. Adress
  5. Organization
  6. VAT number (optional)
  7. Abstract/Short Paper/Supplementary Information


Additionally, participants can subscribe to the AVT conference newsletter. 

Legal basis for data processing

Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO  is the legal basis for data processing of user data after registration and subscription to the conference newsletter. 

Purpose of data processing

The user data are used to create conference participant lists, which can be published in the context of the conference. Futher, internal conference lists are created for organizational purposes. 

Abstracts/Short Papers and corresponding supplementary information (e.g. images) are published as conference proceedings.  

Duration of the data storage

The user data are deleted if they are not needed for their purpose anymore after the conference.

As long as the user does not unsubscribe from the conference newsletter, name and e-mail address will be stored in the AVT newsletter data base.


Withdrawal from data processing

The user can cancel his or her participation to the conference with the stated deadline for each conference. The user data will be deleted immediately in this case.