RETASTE: RETHINK FOOD WASTE Conference, Athens, Greece, May 6-8, 2021

Privacy Policy

Who we are

RETASTE is a food waste oriented scientific conference organized by Hellenic Mediterranean University and Harokopio University, Greece. Our website address is: https://retaste.gr and you can also find us in the twitter and facebook with the handle @joinretaste.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

Public comments are normally not allowed on the site.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

Public image upload in normally not permitted on the site.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

In case you use a contact form in the site, the necessary information to communicate are requested (e.g. name and email).

Abstract submission

When submitting an abstract, the necessary information to review and process your work is requested (e.g. authors, affiliations, etc.). Submitting authors are required to have receive explicit consent from their co-authors to submit their joint work.  

Conference registration

When registering for the conference, the necessary information to process your registration and payment (if any) are requested.

Cookies

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Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Embedded content, such as the twitter feed shown in our site, contain content that is located on another server. The linked site contains information that has been created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of RETASTE. RETASTE does not endorse, approve, certify, or control any linked websites, their sponsors, or any of their policies, activities, products, or services. We do not assume responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the information contained therein.

Analytics

In order optimize its services, this site uses Google Analytics, a web-analysis tool from Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies that track your preferences during your visit to our site. The information that is generated in this process (including the IP address) is anonymized.

Who we share your data with

Your data is not shared with third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website by submitting an abstract or registering for the conference, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you (Right to Erasure request). This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. For requests please fill in the GDPR Data Request Form.