Last updated: 31 October 2023

At FBLD 2024, we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. This privacy statement outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal data when you visit (our website) or interact with our services.

Information we collect.

Personal Information: We may collect personal information when you register for our conference, submit abstracts, or participate in various activities related to the event. This information may include your name, email address, affiliation, contact details, and payment information.

Usage Data: We automatically collect information about your interaction with our website. This includes your IP address, browser type, operating system, referral source, pages visited, and the dates and times of your access.

How we use your information

We use your personal information for the following purposes, based on the lawful bases established under GDPR:

  • Contractual Necessity: To register you for the conference and manage your participation.
  • Legitimate Interests: To provide updates, notifications, and relevant information about the conference, to process payments and handle billing, to communicate with you, respond to your inquiries, and provide support, and to improve our website and services through the analysis of usage data.
  • Legal Obligations: To comply with legal obligations and protect our rights.

Sharing your information

We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties. However, we may share your information with the following categories of third parties when necessary:

  • Service Providers: We may engage third-party service providers to assist us in providing conference-related services, such as payment processing, email communication, and website hosting. We ensure that these providers comply with GDPR.
  • Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information when required to do so by law or to protect our rights, safety, or property.

Data Security

We take reasonable steps to secure your personal information and protect it from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission or storage is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your information.

Your Rights

Under GDPR, you have certain rights regarding your personal information:

  • Access: You can request access to the personal data we hold about you.
  • Rectification: You can request the correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
  • Erasure: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data in certain circumstances.
  • Data Portability: You can receive the personal data you provided to us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.
  • Withdraw Consent: You can withdraw your consent to data processing where applicable.
  • Objection: You can object to the processing of your data for legitimate interests.

To exercise these rights or for any other privacy-related inquiries, please contact us at

Changes to This Privacy Statement

We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes in our practices or for legal or regulatory reasons. Any updates will be posted on this page, and the revised date will be indicated at the top of the statement.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding your personal information and our privacy practices, please contact us at

IMPORTANT: By using our website and participating in our conference, you agree to the terms of this privacy statement.