SCWS 2020

Privacy and Cookies Policy

 

Why and when we collect your information in the Science Center World Summit website.

Why and when we collect your information

We collect users’ information to: We collect users’ information to:

• Give you a customized service and experience. If, for example, you are a Science Center World Summit participant, the website needs to know who you are in order to give you access to specific services or actions.
• Monitor and improve our online service and content.We collect your information when:
• You register at the Science Center World Summit.
• You browse the Science Center World Summit site – see section Information about cookies.
• You subscribe to our distribution list to receive updates.

Note: subscribing to our distribution list to receive updates is different from creating a user account.We make sure we have proper security measures in place to protect your information. We do not to share the collected information with third parties, with the exception of:

• Anonymous information.
• Publicly visible data associated with your registry, as described below.

About your Science Center World Summit user registry

When registering, you need to be able to perform some actions on the Science Center World Summit site, such as:

When registering, you need to be able to perform some actions on the Science Center World Summit site, such as:

• Submitting a proposal for a conference in the program, either as speaker or coordinator.
• Having access to carry out actions on behalf of your organization, such as the publication of news, events information or participation promotion.Some information you provide for the registry is publicly visible. We ask you to at least provide a publicly visible title, name, surname, position and organization.
If you are a speaker and create a user profile, the following information will also be publicly visible:
• The Science Center World Summit sessions in which you participated as speaker or coordinator in the past. 
• The organization you work for, if considered relevant.
• Content, such as news or information of events/exhibitions, you wish to publish on the Science Center World Summit website on behalf of your organization.Note: To ensure attendees receive relevant information about the Science Center World Summit, we added the following email addresses to our general distribution list:
• Emails of users who will be speakers or coordinators in already accepted sessions.
• Emails of users who register through our online registration portal for the Science Center World Summit.

Information about Cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. This cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions and preferences over time.

Most Internet browsers support cookies; however, users can set their browsers to decline and/or delete cookies at any time

What Cookies are used by the Science Center World Summit?

1.  Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember your preferences or selections. Their objective is to provide a more comfortable browsing experience. They do not collect any kind of information related to the sites you have browsed.

2.  Analysis and Third-Party Cookies

We collect demographic and behavioral information of the website in order to monitor the success of our content and services, and improve them if necessary. We use analysis services developed and operated by another company: Google Analytics.

On some pages of our site, other organizations may also add their own anonymous cookies. These organizations do it to monitor the success of their application or customize it for you. Because of the way cookies work, our site cannot access those cookies, nor can other organizations access data from the cookies we use on our site.

For example, if you are on the Science Center World Summit page and use a social media link to share an article, the social media that created the link will record your click.

How can I disable cookies?

Almost all internet browsers allow you to edit your cookies preferences. You will now find a list of links to the cookies support page for the most used browsers: