1. Background

1.1. Lithuanian Biotechnology Association (LBTA) (registration address: V.A. Graiciuno str. 8, LT-02241 Vilnius, Lithuania; registration code: 126374821) as the main organizator of the 12th international conference on protein stabilization (ProtStab 2018) held on the 16-18 of May, 2018 in Vilnius, Lithuania, pays special attention to data protection. Data processing by LBTA complies with the relevant data protection laws of Lithuania and European Union (EU) and is carried out in accordance with this Policy.

1.2. LBTA collects personal information from visitors to this website through the use of enquiry and registration to the conferece forms and every time you e-mail us your details.
We also collect information automatically about your visit to our web site. You may also provide LBTA personal information using the Internet.

1.3. LBTA may use this information to contact you, by e-mail or other methods. This information also may be used to inform you of official announcements, news and/or special promotions about the conference before/after it's been held.

1.4. Material on this website is protected by copyright which is owned by UAB Villon. Users may view, print and download the contents for personal use only and the contents must not be used for any commercial purposes without the permission of LBTA.

1.5. By providing us with your personal data, you acknowledge and explicitly consent to LBTA processing your personal data in accordance with this Policy and the relevant laws and regulations, including utilization of the data by LBTA employees.

2. The information we ask for and use of your data

2.1. Information we collect and process:
- information about you (full name, e-mail address, your status (academic, industry, students/Phd), student ID and confirmation accompanied by a letter from supervisor, phone, counry where you're from).
- information about organization/company you're working or studing (organisation name and its address)
- in case you're not the payer of your atendence in the conference, we collect the information of the person, who makes the payment (name or company name. company code, address, country, e-mail address and contact phone number).

2.3. The purposes for which we use your personal data are:
- to deliver the services you have purchased from us or to facilitate the purchase of third parties’ services or products on protstab2018.eu, via our application. Data used for this purpose includes all of the data collected during the registration process - full visitor and/or biller (including company) name, address, organization name and address, phone number, e-mail, credit or bank card details, visitor status, student ID and confirmation letter from students supervisor, country where you're from);
- to provide services, offers and reminders tailored to your requirements (we use for this purpose personal data such as name and contact details, details of your historical searches);
- to communicate with you (for instance to send you reminder emails, or notifications about ProtStab 2018). We use for this purpose personal data such as name and contact details;
- to communicate with you to carry out customer satisfaction survey for analytics purposes, for quality improvements, for service developments, to improve the performance of the website, to measure the success of our advertising campaigns or to tailor services to your needs (we use for this purpose your name and contact details);

2.4. When you make a registration to the conference you will be given an order number. This appears in the confirmation email you receive after you successfuly finish the registration. We advise that your order number should be kept confidential at all times. Disclosure of your order number to others may allow them to overpower your registration and attendence at the event.

2.5. Your personal data concluded by and between you and LBTA are kept in our registration system. If you would like to get information about your registration record or any data stored by LBTA, about the data processing and data processing entities (if any), or would like to request that your data be changed or deleted, please contact us.

2.6. Protstab2018.eu website provides links to other websites for your convenience and information. Please be aware that these sites may be owned and run by other companies and organizations and have different security and privacy policies. LBTA has no control over and takes no responsibility for any information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through those websites.

2.7. LBTA may monitor and collect the domains of visitors to our site. This information may be used for analysis and statistical purposes.

2.8. As part of the European Union privacy protection laws we are required to inform you that we use tracking features called ‘cookies’ on our website.

3. Disclosure of your personal data to third parties

3.1. Your personal data may be shared with our payments partner - OPAY, UAB. It's necessary to ensure the smooth proccess of the payment for our services. The data processing of OPAY, as the third partie may be governed by their own privacy policies. Please review the privacy policies on their website directly for more information about their data processing practices. Furthermore, we also receive information about you from OPAY about the completed payments for visiting the conference.

4. Security

4.1. We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the protection of your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, in particular where the processing involves the transmission of data over a network, and against all other unlawful forms of processing. We pay special attention to the safe transmission of the personal and financial data. This data is transmitted through encrypted channels with the support of the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

4.2. We do not transfer data to a country outside Lithuania.

5. Miscellaneous

5.1. LBTA respects your right of privacy. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used we will respect your wishes. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to the capture, storage and use of personal information please contact us.

5.2. We process your personal data for the time required for the performance of your attendece to the conference.

5.3. If we change this Privacy Policy, we will publish the updated version of it on the website - protstab2018.eu

5.4. This Privacy Policy is effective from the 1st of January, 2018.