Data Privacy Statement

Security BSides Athens

Security BSides Athens | Data Privacy Statement

Security BSides Athens is a conference by the information security community, for the information security community.


Privacy Policy:

• Security BSides Athens respects your privacy. Your details used to register for the event are not disclosed to any third-parties (e.g. Sponsors, Statistics companies, etc.) without your knowlege. Hense, we ask you to register yourselves to the platforms we are using for the conference.

• The personal details that you provide to Security BSides Athens (which may include name, email, t-shirt size, and country) are only used to register for the event and to keep you informed.

• Your personal details are stored on specific Cloud-based platforms that enable Security BSides Athens to communicate and conduct the virtual conference. Personal details are not disclosed for any other purpose unless required by law. If you do not wish to provide us with your personal details for this purpose, then do NOT proceed any further.

• If you are aged 18 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission before you provide any personal information to Security BSides Athens. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.


When do we contact you:

Security BSides Athens may contact you:

• in relation to any service, event, activity or online content you have signed up to.

• in relation to any correspondence we receive from you or any comment or complaint.

• in relation to any contribution you have submitted to or about Security BSides Athens and our services, events and activities, including online blog posts, tweets or other media.

• to invite you to participate in surveys about Security BSides Athens services.

• to send information about our sponsors and forward any relevant invitations they request as part of their sponsorship package.

• to share specific job opportunities that have been shared with our Security BSides Athens community.

• to send you seasonal greetings (e.g New Year).


Offensive or inappropriate content:

If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on our Security BSides Athens websites (such as but not limited to events, social media account, etc.) or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any Security BSides Athens services, Security BSides Athens may use your personal information to stop such behaviour. Where Security BSides Athens reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any applicable laws (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), Security BSides Athens may use your personal information to inform relevant third-parties such as your employer, Internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and the United Kingdom. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer and storage. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Data Retention

How long will the data be kept:

• We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as it is necessary for the relevant services, event or additional activities to be performed. If you unsuscribe from our mailing list you will not receive any further communications until you decide to register for the next event.

• If you register for a service, event or activity we will retain your details until you decide to unsuscribe from our services. If for some reason Security BSides Athens stops to exist, any remaining information will be deleted withing one year.

• If you have made public comments e.g. on social media comments, twitter post, online forums, mailing lists, etc. Security BSides Athens is not liable for deleting those entries that you personaly posted.


Right to be forgotten

All communications from us include a unsuscribe link at the botton of the email.

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