In order for us to provide you with the relevant service(s), we collect personal data for correspondence purposes, including electronic correspondence and/or detailed service provision.

EFMDGLOBAL strives for transparency and trust when it comes to protecting your privacy and we aim to clearly explain how we collect and process your information. This policy outlines how we collect and use different types of personal information, and the reasons for doing so.

This privacy statement is regularly reviewed. This current version was published in May 2018 to coincide with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

EFMDGLOBAL collects data and information from its members and users when logging-in at, attending an EFMDGLOBAL event, downloading a publication from, subscribing to various EFMDGLOBAL mailing lists and/or responding to a survey or form.

You have the right to access, change or delete your personal information at any time.

If you have any questions concerning privacy at EFMDGLOBAL you can contact the EFMDGLOBAL Privacy Manager:


What kind of information do we collect?

EFMDGLOBAL may process (collect, store and use), as appropriate, you name, photo, position, employer institution, email address, mailing address, phone number, or credit card information.

Each time you visit our website, our web server automatically identifies your Internet domain name and/or IP-address. When you visit our website, we record:

all information relating to the pages you have consulted on our website.
all information you have provided voluntarily (for instance, search information and/or site registration).
your e-mail address if you give it to us.
We make every effort to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Cookies used for analytics:

Google Analytics cookies:


These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The cookies collect information anonymously. Information includes the number of visitors to the site, how visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google privacy overview

How does EFMDGLOBAL use your information?

Any information EFMDGLOBAL collects from its users may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize and improve your online experience
  • To improve customer service
  • To process transactions
  • To provide information on EFMDGLOBAL activities, events & accreditation
  • To send periodic communications, by post or e-mail
  • To keep you up to date with latest news and information from across the network and industry
    Your personal data, including e-mail addresses, is never sold, exchanged, transferred, and/or provided to any other company/organisation.

EFMDGLOBAL, at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If EFMDGLOBAL does hold personal data about you, you can request to have access to the information at any time.

If you do not wish to receive e-mails from our company in future, please contact us at the above address. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, EFMDGLOBAL provides unsubscribe instructions and options at the bottom of each email communication we send.

How does EFMDGLOBAL protect my information?

EFMDGLOBAL places a great deal of care and attention in making sure that your data is secure and protected and we have a variety of security measures in place to maintain the safety of your personal information to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.

If we transfer or receive your data on our website, we always use the coding technologies recognised as accepted standards within the IT sector.

Relationships with Third Parties

We do not have any partnerships or special relationships with advertising bodies.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties personally identifiable information.

Some organisations, however, process the data on our behalf. We use MailChimp, a US-hosted third-party provider to send and manage our email communications which is certified as adhering to the EU-US Privacy Shield. You should refer to Mailchimp’s privacy policy for more information.

We also collaborate with Conceptum to process event registration data. Conceptum is based in Belgium and specialises in the organisation and general coordination of congresses, conferences and corporate events

When users register for an event, their information, limited to full name, title, school/institution, email address, profile picture and phone number, may be distributed to other attendees and any sponsor(s) of the event registered for. As a community of professionals in education the main purpose of providing this information is to help facilitate networking and making connections.

Any concerns? Contact us

With regard to this privacy policy, if you wish to comment on one of the practices described above or have any privacy related questions, please contact the EFMDGLOBAL Privacy Manager:

  • by e-mail:
  • by post: EFMD Global Network, Chemin du Grand Montfleury 48 - 1290 Versoix, Geneva -SWITZERLAND