Data protection notice

Please note that the personal information collected by Eurosurveillance will be processed in line with Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.

Pursuant to art. 11 of the Regulation, the following information is given to the data subjects: the data controller is Editor in chief of Eurosurveillance ([email protected]).

Purpose of the processing is to distribute the journal to interested receivers and where appropriate to communicate important information directly related to Eurosurveillance. Data is stored in cloud services hosted with Amazon Web Services managed by the company Ingenta. The servers are located in the European Union. 

To register to the Eurosurveillance website, family name, first name, country and email address are mandatory. Once registered, data subjects are able to set up alerts to receive the weekly Eurosurveillance table of contents, and further customised alerts according to their preferences. Through the website, data subjects can exercise their right to access and rectify their personal data, including to unsubscribe. To erase the data, data subjects shall make formal request to the data controller. 

Data will be stored until the data subject requests the erasure, or as long as Amazon Web Services is hosting the service on behalf of ECDC.

The data subject has the right of recourse at any time to the European Data Protection Supervisor (http://www.edps.europa.eu/EDPSWEB/; [email protected]).

Page updated: April 2022
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