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Privacy policy for the websites of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)

EAACI is committed to protecting your online privacy. This policy governs all pages hosted by EAACI, including the eaaci.net, theallergynews.com, infoallergy.com and any other website it will create in the future. It does not apply to pages hosted by other organisations, including National Societies of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, which have their own privacy policies.

EAACI uses the information it collects about you to better understand how its website is used, to send information on EAACI you have requested or that may be considered of interest to you, to process your membership application and to render services you have ordered or which are included in your membership.

To understand how your personal information will be treated, please read the following policy. This policy may change from time to time so please refer to it periodically.

What identifiable information is collected from you?

EAACI does not collect information identifying you personally (such as your name, address, phone number or e-mail address) unless that information is voluntarily disclosed. There are instances where EAACI requests information that does identify you personally for the purpose of providing you with specific services or of corresponding with you. Information that you supply in this way will not be shared with any third party except where needed to provide a requested service or required by law.

How does EAACI use the information?

EAACI does not distribute, sell or rent user information to anyone. EAACI uses the information collected about you to improve its understanding of web visitors, to send information that you have requested or that may be considered of interest to you.

With whom may EAACI share the information?

EAACI will not disclose any information identifying you personally, except with your prior permission or where required by law.

What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?

Any information on new EAACI products that you registered to receive will be sent to you electronically or by other means. EAACI may also send you unsolicited e-mail messages it feels may be of interest to you. You can indicate that you do not wish to receive the mail messages by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and you will be removed from the recipients' list.

How can you access, update or delete the information?

EAACI takes very seriously the accuracy of the information it holds on you. If you change your e-mail address or discover inaccurate information, or if you wish to unsubscribe, please send an e-mail message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How does EAACI treat your personal information?

EAACI ensures to the best of its ability that any personal information you provide is secure on its systems. However, it cannot guarantee that submitting information over the Internet is 100% secure. As a result, EAACI does not confirm or warrant the security of personal information submitted; you do so at your own risk.

Automatically collected information


Like many other websites, the EAACI site uses cookies in order to provide you with a more personalised web experience.

A cookie is a text-only string of information that is created and stored on your computer by your browser. It contains information about your visit that your browser uses to personalise certain pages or elements. For statistical analysis purposes, a cookie may also be used to pass a randomly generated and anonymous unique number to our servers. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a text value or a randomly generated unique number.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can easily modify your browser to reject all cookies or to notify you whenever one is about to be placed on your computer. However, if cookies are not accepted you may not be able to use all the interactive features of the EAACI website. You are therefore encouraged to allow cookies in order to enjoy the EAACI site fully.

Log files

Most standard web servers, including EAACI's, use log files, which record information such as:

service provider IP addresses;
browser versions;
referring web sites;
search terms used;
average number of pages requested;
average duration of visit;
total visitor traffic;
information gathered for aggregate use.


This site contains hypertext links to other sites. EAACI is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of external websites.