tekom - Europe

Data Privacy

1. Controller

(1) The network organizer of European Academic Colloquium (EAC) is the European Association for Technical Communication – tekom Europe e.V.

Both associations
•    Gesellschaft für Technische Kommunikation – tekom Deutschland e.V. and
•    European Association for Technical Communication – tekom Europe e.V.
(hereinafter "tekom") 

work together with tcworld GmbH as service provider. tcworld GmbH renders services for members and is an event organizer and publishing house for tekom publications, as well as a provider of training in the field of technical communication.

The controller, as defined by Article 4 (7) in conjunction with Article 26 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is tekom Europe, together with the above-mentioned organizations ("joint controllership").

(2) A joint controllership is where two or more controllers are jointly responsible for processing personal data because they can jointly (not necessarily to the same extent) determine the purposes and means of the processing.

(3) The address of their joint office is:
Rotebühlstraße 64
70178 Stuttgart
+49 711 65704-0
Fax +49 711 65704-99

(4) Our joint data protection officer can be contacted at datenschutz(at)tekom.de or at our postal address for the attention of the "Data Protection Officer".

2. Participating in the EAC network/receiving information emails

To participate at the EAC network, you must fill out a form.

We need the following personal data for this. 
•    Title*
•    First name*
•    Last name*
•    Email address*
•    Institution/university/company
•    Country
•    Position

The legal basis for this is GDPR Article 6 (1) 1 lit. a) and f).
We use the data to inform you about all events related to IUNTC and EAC.
If you no longer wish to be informed about or participate in the network, please send an email to d.straub@tekom.de.

Data fields marked with * are required.

By filling out the form, you consent to the processing of your data.
The legal basis for this is GDPR Article 6 (1) 1 lit. a) and f).

3. Place of data processing

Data are processed on servers rented by us in Germany and Finland. We have concluded an agreement for order data processing to this effect with the provider.


4. Your rights

You have the following rights with respect to us regarding the personal data concerning you:
•    Right to information
•    Right to have data corrected or deleted
•    Right to have processing restricted
•    Right to object to processing
•    Right to data portability

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority regarding our processing of your personal data.