Privacy policy


Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. We place great emphasis on protecting your personal data and your right to self-determination. Below you will find information about the treatment of your data.

For our website the provisions of this privacy policy apply. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access this website or use it in any other form.


1.    General information

We collect, process and use personal data in accordance with the principles of this privacy policy respecting the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).                           

Visiting our website

You may visit our website without disclosing any personal information. We will only store anonymous access information, such as the name of your internet service provider, the site that referred you to us, the name of the file you requested, your browser, the used operating system and its interface as well as the language and the version of the used browser-software (see section Server-log-files below). Such data is used for improvement of our services and is not attributable to your person.

Use of services

Personal data is only collected if provided by you during your use of the services offered on our website, namely submitting inquiries via our contact form or applying for membership via our registration form.

We use personal data for the provision of our services under this website and in order to answer inquiries having been addressed via website contact form.

Deletion of information

We are required by law to store certain types of information for a minimum period of time. After the mandatory storage period expired, the data concerned is routinely deleted. Any data not affected by these laws is deleted as soon as it is no longer needed for its intended purpose.


2.    Cookies

This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our product more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer.

Most cookies that we use are so-called "session cookies". They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser to inform you when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies, or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases, as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.


3.    Server-log-files

The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as:

  • browser type/version
  • used operating system
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of query

Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. We do not merge this data with other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if there is any indication of illegal use.


4.    Contact form

If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact information, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.


5.    Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A.

You will find more information concerning the treatment of user data by Google Analytics in Google's Privacy Policy:

Browser Plugin

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and related to the use of these websites, as well as the processing of such data by Google, by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link:

Objection to Data Collection

You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. In doing so, an Browser Add-on will be installed which prevents future data collection when visiting our website: 

Processing of Order Data

We have entered into a contract with Google concerning the processing of order data and fully comply with the strict provisions of German Data Protection Authorities when using Google Analytics.


We use the function "Activate IP anonymisation". Through this, your IP address will be shortened in advance within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, your complete IP address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not merge your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Demographic Data Collection by Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from Google's interest-based advertising as well as visitor data from third-party providers. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account, or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Refusal of data collection."


6.    Registration with this websites

You can register with this website to be able to use additional functions on this website. The data entered for this purpose will only be used for the respective offer or service for which you have registered.

We also use the email address provided upon registration to inform you about important changes, such as a change in the extent of an offer, or a technical change.

As an ENETS member, you will receive mailings and email alerts from ENETS on its own and related activities (NEWSLETTER).

You may unsubscribe from our NEWSLETTER by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the newsletter you receive. Please note that if you do opt out, you will still receive essential ENETS  emails relating to your membership, such as renewal reminders and agendas.”


7.    Data Security

Please note that most data transmission via the internet in general is unsecured. In can not be excluded that transmitted information may become known to or even falsified by unauthorized parties.

We implemented technical and organizational measures in order to protect our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your information by unauthorized persons. Whenever you visit our website, for security purposes our web server will temporarily record the domain name or IP address of the computer requesting access as well as the access date, the file requested by the client (file name and URL), the HTTP response code and the website that referred you to us as well as the number of bytes transmitted during the connection


8.    SSL Encryption

For security reasons, and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you send to us as the provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the change in the address line of the browser from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock-symbol in your browser address line.

When the SSL encryption is activated, the data you have transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.


9.    Processing of data (customer data and contract data)

We collect, process and use personal data only as far as necessary for the establishment of, content-related arrangement of, or change of, the legal relationship (personal data). We only collect, process and use personal data about the use of our websites (usage data) insofar as it is necessary to establish or invoice the use of the service.


10.  Transmission of data on contract conclusion for services and digital contents

We transmit personal data to third parties only if it is necessary to fulfill the contract, e.g transmitting data to the commissioned credit institution in charge of the payment.

There is no further transmission of data to third parties unless you have given your explicit permission. There is no transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes.


11.  Encrypted payment transaction on this website

Payment transactions via common methods of payment (Visa/Mastercard/ American Express, direct debit) take place exclusively via an encrypted SSL connection. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the change in the browser line from "http://" to "https://" and the lock-symbol in your browser line.

In using encrypted communication, any bank details, which you submit to us, cannot be read by third parties.


12.  Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to be informed about your personal data, their origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions, and questions concerning personal data, feel free to contact us anytime.


13.  Contacts

For questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data and in case of information about, correction, blocking or deletion of or to revoke any consent you have granted, please contact:

ENETS - European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society e.V.

Marcus Lelle


Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Campus Virchow-Klinikum

Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Hepatology and Gastroenterology

Augustenburger Platz 1

13353 Berlin, Germany

Tel.: +49 (30) 994 045 340

Fax: +49 (30) 994 045 349