This Privacy Policy applies when personal information is collected by using the STESSA 2022 websites (https://www.ct.upt.ro/stessa2021/ and https://indico.upt.ro/event/1/). This privacy policy applies to the services provided through STESSA 2022 websites during the “The 10th International Conference on the BEHAVIOUR OF STEEL STRUCTURES IN SEISMIC AREAS”, including the purchasing of the registration fee for attending the conference. If you continue to access and use the services provided by STESSA 2022 websites, you hereby agree to have your personal data processed, in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

The privacy of your personal data is of particular importance to us; therefore, we are processing the personal data disclosed here exclusively in a secure manner and only for the intended purposes, in accordance with the Romanian and EU laws. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the EU. Your personal data will be processed in observance of the provisions of normative acts applicable in this field, in performing the following activities:

  • organization and course of the conference
  • purchase of the registration fee: placement and/or cancellation of orders; online purchase and delivery of tickets by e-mail; registration of various requests by using one of the communication channels provided by us.
  • invitation to future events

We store your personal data for as long as necessary to supply the services and to conduct the transactions you have requested or for other key purposes, as well as for complying with legal obligations, dispute resolution, and implementation of our agreements.

If you receive an e-mail which appears to have been sent by us, requesting your personal information, please do not reply. We will never request your password, username, information concerning your credit card or other personal information over e-mail.

Our website may contain links to other websites, which may be subject to their own privacy policies. We take no responsibility for the content or practices of a linked website. It is our recommendation to consult the privacy policy of any website you may access from our website.

What information is being collected?

For anyone browsing our web site, our server records the page visited, IP address where the request came from, and if included the browser type and referring web page.

If you choose to make a submission, become a reviewer, or serve as a discussant or session chair, we will request your name, email address, and affiliation, along with possibly other information as denoted when filling out the respective form for each role.

Who is collecting it?

Information is collected by STESSA2022. You may contact us by mail at stessa2021@upt.ro.

How is it collected?

Information used in this system is collected through the forms provided (e.g., submission, account sign up), or automatically through our server logs (e.g., page visited, IP address).

Why is it being collected?

Information is being collected in relation to the activity on this site.

How will it be used?

The information automatically recorded by our server is used to troubleshoot issues and improve our service. Other information collected is used for evaluation, communication, and publishing related to the activity specified above.

Who will it be shared with?

Information collected is shared with the organizers of STESSA2022. A subset of information may also be shared with other participants in the activity (e.g., reviewers). Some of the information (e.g., name, affiliation) of accepted submitters and other participants may also be made publicly available to meet the goals of the activity.

By virtue of the information being hosted on a server, the information is accessible to our hosting provider and subject to their privacy policy. Additional third-party providers may include: payment processor, plagiarism detection service, copyright processing service, reviewer credit service, publishing service.

How do I correct information or request its erasure?

In order to correct information, submitters and committee members may contact us at stessa2021@upt.ro. If these do not apply to you, are no longer accessible, or you wish to request erasure of your data, use the email address stessa2021@upt.ro to contact us. We ask that you contact us as erasure of the data may impact others on the system and the activity specified above, thus requiring manual intervention and notification on our part.

Are cookies or other trackers used?

Cookies are used to maintain login sessions. Cookies are removed upon signing out of your account or exiting your browser.