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Privacy Policy

The following information describes the ways we process your personal data that you have provided or we have obtained from other sources.


The personal information we collect when you use IOSS  is the information you have provided while setting up your account. This information includes your name, email address, professional details (contact address, work affiliation, professional areas of interest and expertise, publicly available information about your publications, and publicly available professional web pages). Please note that this list is not exhaustive.

( b )            WHO HOLDS YOUR DATA?

The International Online Sexology Supervisors p.c. (IOSS) holds this data and is based at M. Mpotsari 42, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Best way to contact us is via e-mail: [email protected]


Your personal data are being processed on the basis of legitimate interests, as necessary for reasons deriving from the relationship between you and IOSS.


We may use your information to:

  • send you information related to IOSS services;
  • carry out our obligations required by law;
  • seek your views or comments on the issues relevant to our organisation and objectives;
  • send you communications related to the topics and actions of the IOSS. These may include information about events, campaigns, requests for collaboration, or other, related to our objectives, such as scientific news.

( e )            WHERE DO WE GET THE DATA FROM?

Any information we hold about you was provided by you when you set up your account or derives from publicly available sources.


Your data will be stored in our database as long as the IOSS exists, unless you request that such information is deleted prior to that.

( g )            HOW ARE YOUR DATA SHARED?

We will always share as little as possible and as much as necessary with third parties. Your data might be shared as follows:

  • Your contact details may be visible to other members of the IOSS.
  • Our partner(s) in organizing the IOSS events will get your contact details in order to inform you about upcoming events. For example, we may organise an educational activity with a national scientific society and provide them your email in order to inform you about the event.
  • Organizers of other congresses or events besides the ones organized by the IOSS may get your name and contact details if members of the IOSS are eligible for reduced fees or special conditions. For example, if IOSS collaborates with a scientific organisation and you are eligible for a reduced fee when you participate in their events.
  • If we decide to share your information in any other way you will be informed, or your consent will be asked.

( h )            YOUR RIGHTS

Right to information

According to Article 15 GDPR you have the right to demand a confirmation whether we process your personal data. Should we process your personal data you have the right to be informed about this personal data and further information, which are explained in Article 15 GDPR.

Right to rectification

According to Article 16 GDPR you have the right to demand immediate rectification of incorrect personal data relating to you. Furthermore, taking into consideration the purposes of the processing you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, also by means of a complementary declaration.

Right to erasure

You have the right to demand that we delete all of your stored personal data immediately. We are obligated to delete personal data immediately, provided the conditions of Article 17 GDPR are met. For further information about the details of these conditions we refer to Article 17 GDPR.

Right to restriction of processing

According to Article 18 GDPR you have the right to demand the restriction of processing of your personal data under certain circumstances.

Right to data portability

According to Article 20 GDPR you have the right to receive your provided personal data in a structured, common and machine-readable format from us. Furthermore, you have the right to transmit this data to a controller of your choice without any obstruction by us.

Right to object

According to Article 21 GDPR you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data.

If we process your personal data for direct marketing purposes, you are entitled to object to the processing of your personal data for these purposes.

If you intend to exercise your given rights, please contact us – the controller – directly using the above stated contact information or choose one of the provided options to contact us on an alternative way to inform us. If you have any questions in this respect, please also contact us directly.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

According to Article 77 GDPR you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the  processing of personal data relating to you infringes the GDPR.


We have integrated the component of Google Analytics on this website.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service. A web analytics service is collecting and analysing behavioural data of users online. A web analysis service collects, inter alia, data from the website visited by the user, such as the sub-pages visited, or how often and for how long a sub-page was viewed. Web analytics are mainly used for the optimization of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.

The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.

During the first visit of our website we invite the data subject to consent to the usage of Google Analytics. The data subject’s activities on our websites are not recorded as long as the respective consent has not been given.

In addition, the data subject has the possibility of objecting to a collection of data that are generated by Google Analytics, which is related to the use of this website, as well as the processing of this data by Google and the chance to preclude any such. For this purpose, the data subject must download a browser add-on under the link and install it. This browser add-on tells Google Analytics through a JavaScript, that any data and information about the visits of Internet pages may not be transmitted to Google Analytics. The installation of the browser add-ons is considered an objection by Google. If the information technology system of the data subject is later deleted, formatted, or newly installed, then the data subject must reinstall the browser add-ons to disable Google Analytics. If the browser add-on was uninstalled by the data subject or any other person who is attributable to their sphere of competence, or is disabled, it is possible to execute the reinstallation or reactivation of the browser add-ons.

If Google does not provide this Internet browser plugin for the Internet browser or IT system used for your visit, you can deactivate Google Analytics by using the respective link. This deactivation only takes effect for the currently used IT system and for the currently used Internet browser

The data subject may, as stated above, prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would also prevent Google Analytics from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, cookies already in use by Google Analytics may be deleted at any time via a web browser or other software programs.

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under and under Google Analytics is further explained under the following Link

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under and under Google Analytics is further explained under the following Link

Google, on its side, is complying with the requirements of the applicable data protection laws (see here and here ).


When IOSS is processing your data for reasons resulting from your relationship with IOSS, it is doing so responsibly and neither uses automated decision making nor profiling.


This policy relating to cookies (hereinafter, the “Cookie Policy”) describes the different types of cookies that we use on our website (hereinafter, the “Website”) and the manner in which you can configure these cookies.

We maintain a strict privacy policy and we are committed to being transparent about the technologies that are used on our Website.

Insofar as the information collected using cookies constitutes personal data, the provisions of the Privacy Policy shall apply and supplement this Cookie Policy.

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