eduCONF - Privacy Policy

Name of the service


Description of the service

Directory, monitoring and certification service for videoconferencing society

Data controller and a contact person


City House, 126-130 Hills Rd

Cambridge CB2 1PQ UK


Contact Details:


Email: educonf-support AT geant DOT net

Email: it AT dante DOT net

Phone: +44 1223 371300

FAX: +44 1223 371371


GB England Cambridge

Personal data processed

1. For all users

  • IP Address
  • Referrer Address (the web page a user is coming from)

2. For authenticated users

A. Data provided by user's Home Organisation upon login:

  • eduPersonTargetedID or eduPersonPrincipalName or Email - Required
  • displayName – Optional
  • givenName – Optional
  • commonName – Optional
  • surname – Optional
  • eduPersonScopedAffiliation - Optional

B. Data supplied by the user himself:

  • All content a user adds/modifies/removes on eduCONF service
  • Personal profile on the eduCONF service

Purpose of the processing of personal data

The IP and referrer addresses of all web page visitors are stored in web server log file for statistical purposes and for accountability.

For authenticated users, the eduCONF receives the personal data mentioned-above (2 A) from the Home Organisation. This personal data is used for access control and for user profiles.

Third parties to whom personal data is disclosed

No raw data will be released to third parties. Aggregated and anonymized data may be published for statistical purposes.

Activity performed on the eduCONF service by the user will be attributed to him/her. This attribution will be visible to other users of the eduCONF service.


Any personal data published by the user voluntarily on the eduCONF service will be visible to other users of the eduCONF service.

Personal data might be used within the European GEANT project and the participating organisations (national research and education networks).

How to access, rectify and delete the personal data

Email: educonf-support AT geant DOT net

Email: it AT dante DOT net.

To rectify the data released by a Home Organisation, contact that Home Organisation's IT helpdesk.

Data retention

User Profile is deleted on request of the user.


Any personal data published by the user voluntarily on the eduCONF service will be archived for ten years and will be kept online. This data may be used in the future iterations of GÉANT Projects.


Log files containing IP addresses and Referrer are deleted automatically after six months.

Data Protection Code of Conduct

Personal data will be protected according to the GÉANT Data Protection Code of Conduct, a common standard for the research and higher education sector to protect the user's privacy.