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Disclaimer and Legal Information

The following legal information applies to any consultation of the EATA website. As a result of consulting a website, the visitor accepts the conditions of this disclaimer. EATA may change the legal information unilaterally at any time.

These conditions are governed by Swiss law. Any disputes will fall under the jurisdiction of the courts of Geneva.

General disclaimer

The European Association for Transactional Analysis (hereinafter referred to as EATA) posts information on its websites to let the public know about its activities. The content is published on the websites for information purposes only. EATA does its utmost to ensure this information is comprehensive and accurate but cannot offer any guarantees towards this end. The content of the websites may be adapted, changed or supplemented at any time without any prior notification or communication.

EATA does it best to prevent any interruptions owing to technical errors or failures as far as possible but cannot guarantee that the website will be free of any interruptions, failures or other malfunctions.

EATA cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the information provided on its websites, or for the use to which it is put to or for any resulting loss.

Links to other websites

The websites of EATA  sometimes feature links to external websites. EATA  may not be held liable for the content of these websites nor for the policy (such as privacy) applied on the websites.

Creating links to external websites does not imply an endorsement of or an association, partnership or relation with the establishments these websites present.​

Copyright and use of information

EATA  expressly reserves all copyright in respect of its websites. The copyright extends to texts, photographs, formatting, layout, slogans, illustrations and other items featured on the websites. The distribution, reproduction and use of the content published on the websites is governed by the following conditions.

Visitors may freely use the information obtained directly from the websites. This information may be distributed, provided it is accurately presented and that EATA is cited as the source. The distribution, reproduction and use of information received from external websites referred to by the EATA’s websites is managed by these third-party websites. The distribution, reproduction and use of certain types of information, such as statistics, may be subject to specific conditions.

The reproduction or distribution, in part or in full, of documents mentioning the name of the author (s) (such as EATA White Papers) in the form of an other printed or electronically produced publication is allowed only if EATA’s formal written consent is sought beforehand.

Use of EATA’s name and logo

EATA expressly reserves all intellectual property rights and other rights in respect of its name and logo, and respects all intellectual property rights of its partners and suppliers. Third parties may not use the name of EATA without prior formal written consent of EATA. 

EATA cannot be held liable for any misuse or fraudulent use of its name, logo or address. Suspicious activities should be reported immediately to the competent police or judicial authorities. These activities may also be reported to EATA.

Privacy statement

Personal data

EATA  attaches great importance to the protection of personal data and privacy. It handles personal data with great care and in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR). Personal data are processed solely to achieve the specific purpose for which they are collected. The personal data collected are not processed for commercial purposes.

Personal data are only shared on a need-to-know basis to achieve the purpose of the collection. This data may be shared with people outside EATA when this appears necessary in order to achieve this purpose or in cases provided for by the law. EATA processes these personal data for the duration which is strictly necessary in order to attain the specific purposes in view of which the data are processed.

In as far as the conditions laid out in the applicable legislation are met, persons whose data are processed are entitled to: 

  1. access their personal data and, as the case may be, rectify them;
  2. object to processing on grounds relating to their particular situation;
  3. obtain the erasure of such data or the restriction of processing;
  4. receive the personal data concerning them in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and to transmit those data to another controller;
  5. lodge a complaint with the Gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit/Autorité de protection des données if they consider that processing their personal data infringes the applicable legislation.

The relevant persons may exercise the rights mentioned under points (1) to (4) by means of a dated and signed request, accompanied with a copy of the person’s identity card, to be handed in at the EATA’s office or sent by post to EATA , Silvanerweg 8. 78464 Konstanz. GERMANY. A request may also be sent by e-mail with digital signature to EATA@gmx.com.


Visitor information

Servers automatically store data sent by a visitor’s browser each time a EATA website is consulted. These server log files may contain the following information: the date and time of the visit, the visitor’s IP address, the type of browser used by the visitor, the browser language and the browser screen size, and one or more cookies by which the browser can be identified. This information is not linked to personal data collected elsewhere and is used solely to record website visitor statistics required for the purpose of assessing and improving the EATAs websites.

Cookies

Pursuant to article 129, 1° of the 13 June 2005 Law on electronic communications, EATA bvba (hereinafter referred to as EATA) wishes to inform visitors to its websites about the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files placed on the hard drives of the computers of website visitors They contain information such as the visitor’s language preference, so the person is not required to supply information again when revisiting the same website.

As a result of a visit to a EATA website, a cookie may be saved on the visitor’s hard drive. Cookies facilitate visits to the EATA’s websites, while helping EATA to store user preferences and visitor information and keep track of user trends. However, EATA does not establish any link between the information saved by the cookies and data by name concerning the visitors to its websites.

The following types of cookies are used on the EATA’s websites:

Technically necessary cookies

These are cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the websites and without them the websites would not function properly. Consequently, these cookies cannot be disabled.

Functional cookies

These are cookies used to enhance the functional purposes of the websites. For example, these may be cookies that remember the content you previously viewed on website or the email address and password you provided when registering during an earlier visit to this website. The use of functional cookies enables EATA to offer content tailored to the interests of visitors and save them the time of having to re-register and re-enter information when revisiting a website.

The EATA’s  websites make use of Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies. Information the cookie generates about the use of the EATA’s websites is transferred to and stored on servers operated by Google in the United States. Google uses this information to keep track of how the websites are used, to compile website activity reports for website operators and offer other services related to website activity and Internet use. Google may share this information with third parties if legally required to do so or insofar as these third parties process information on behalf of Google. Google will not combine the visitor’s IP address with other information available to Google.

Visitors may change their cookie settings at any time (such as asking to be notified when cookies are sent to their computers, or refusing cookies) by altering their Internet browser settings (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Opera). N.B. in this case visitors may be unable to register on the EATA’s websites or use other functions for which registration or information gathering is required.

Web Applications

For the purpose of carrying out certain tasks, EATA  (hereinafter referred to as EATA) relies on web applications which are available to companies and individuals through the EATA’s websites.

Should any specific conditions be applied to the use of these web applications, legal information about the EATA’s websites will be valid only insofar as this is compatible with the specific conditions or the functions and special features of the relevant web applications.

E-mail disclaimer

EATA  (hereinafter referred to as EATA) uses e-mails to exchange information about or for fulfilling its mission. The content of the EATA’s e-mails and attachments, if any, is intended solely for the person or organisation to whom or to which it is addressed and, where appropriate, solely for the purpose or use mentioned therein. These e-mails may contain confidential information. Should you inadvertently receive an e-mail from EATA, please report this to EATA (EATA@gmx.com) and delete the e-mail.

EATA does its utmost to keep its e-mails free from viruses but should an e-mail sent from EATA nonetheless contain a virus or harmful attachment, EATA may not be held liable for this. The same provision applies to damage caused by the improper use of e-mail addresses and damage as a result of a delayed delivery or the loss of e-mails (both completely and in part).

Notwithstanding any other and long-standing practices, staff and representatives of EATA may not conclude any binding agreements on behalf of EATA as a result of exchanging e-mails with other parties, without using a legally recognised digital signature or unless it is followed by a formal written confirmation with one or two signatures binding EATA.

EATA reserves the right to read and keep any messages sent from and to its e-mail addresses, where this is allowed by law. Consequently, EATA advises third parties not to send personal messages to the EATA’s e-mail addresses but to use only the personal e-mail addresses and telecommunication applications of its staff and representatives towards this end.

Any personal data EATA collects by e-mail will be gathered pursuant to the conditions laid down in the Law of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy with regard to the processing of personal data.

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