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Privacy Policy

This privacy statement was last updated on January 8, 2024 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the European Economic Area and Switzerland.

In this privacy statement, we explain what we do with the data we obtain about you via We recommend you carefully read this statement. In our processing we comply with the requirements of privacy legislation. That means, among other things, that:

  • we clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data. We do this by means of this privacy statement;
  • we aim to limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data required for legitimate purposes;
  • we first request your explicit consent to process your personal data in cases requiring your consent;
  • we take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also require this from parties that process personal data on our behalf;
  • we respect your right to access your personal data or have it corrected or deleted, at your request.

If you have any questions, or want to know exactly what data we keep of you, please contact us.

1. Purpose, data and retention period

We may collect or receive personal information for a number of purposes connected with our business operations which may include the following: (click to expand)

2. Sharing with other parties

We only share or disclose this data to processors for the following purposes:


Name: BL Digital
Country: Web Designer ITALY
Purpose: Web design of the website

3. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. For more information about cookies, please refer to our Cookie Policy

4. Disclosure practices

We disclose personal information if we are required by law or by a court order, in response to a law enforcement agency, to the extent permitted under other provisions of law, to provide information, or for an investigation on a matter related to public safety.

If our website or organisation is taken over, sold, or involved in a merger or acquisition, your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and will be passed on to the new owners.

5. Security

We are committed to the security of personal data. We take appropriate security measures to limit abuse of and unauthorized access to personal data. This ensures that only the necessary persons have access to your data, that access to the data is protected, and that our security measures are regularly reviewed.

The security measures we use consist of:

  • Login Security
  • DKIM, SPF, DMARC and other specific DNS settings

6. Third-party websites

This privacy statement does not apply to third-party websites connected by links on our website. We cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. We recommend you read the privacy statements of these websites prior to making use of these websites.

7. Amendments to this privacy statement

We reserve the right to make amendments to this privacy statement. It is recommended that you consult this privacy statement regularly in order to be aware of any changes. In addition, we will actively inform you wherever possible.

8. Accessing and modifying your data

If you have any questions or want to know which personal data we have about you, please contact us. You can contact us by using the information below. You have the following rights:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

Please make sure to always clearly state who you are, so that we can be certain that we do not modify or delete any data of the wrong person.

9. Submitting a complaint

If you are not satisfied with the way in which we handle (a complaint about) the processing of your personal data, you have the right to submit a complaint to the Data Protection Authority.

10. Contact details

Phone number: +33 144 015 181

11. Data Requests

For the most frequently submitted requests, we also offer you the possibility to use our data request form


Privacy and Cookie Policy

1. Introduction
SCWD (Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders) recognizes the importance
of your privacy. Accordingly, we are enforcing privacy principles throughout our privacy and
cookies policy described hereafter. It covers how we collect and process data received from you
on our site. Please review carefully to understand our views and practices and do not hesitate to
contact us for any comments or questions at
Our Privacy Policy at a glance:
• SCWD requests, tracks, and/or stores the necessary information from our customers and
visitors in order to provide the best possible experience with our products and services
and free online content.
o Types of data collected include: Personal Data, Usage Data, and Cookie Data.
• SCWD will never sell or release your information to 3rd parties unless required by law.
• SCWD provides you the right to request a change to your information or email
preferences at any time.
• SCWD provides you the right to request to view or delete all data/information we have
stored for you.
2. Who We Are
SCWD a supplier of audio and web conferencing products and services is mandated to provide
the following information. That request stems from the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European
Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regards
to the processing and the free movement of personal data, known as General Data Protection
Regulation (GDPR).
• Our web site address is
• Our company name is SCWD (Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting
Our registered addresse are :
Vers-chez-les-Blanc, route du Jorat 67,
c/o Intercomptas fiduciaire Sàrl, 1000 Lausanne 26
N° CHE 232 045 663

3. What we may collect
We may collect and process the following data about you:
• Information you put into forms or surveys on our site at any time
• A record of any correspondence between us
• Details of transactions you carry out through our site
• Details of your visits to our site and the resources you use
• Information about your computer (e.g. your IP address, browser, operating system, etc.)
for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers
Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and
transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process your personal data if at
least one of the following basis applies:
a) you have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific
b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order
to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract.
c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject.
d) processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person.
e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the
exercise of official authority vested in the controller. and/or
f) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third
party such as our credit card payment processing, except where such interests are overridden by
the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal
data, in particular where the data subject is a child.
4. Cookies
All Cookies used by and on our website are used in accordance with current EU Cookie Law.
The site uses cookies or similar technology to collect information about your access to the site.
Cookies are pieces of information that include a unique reference code that a website transfers to
your device to store and sometimes track information about you.
A few of the cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you
close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the site and will
last for a longer period of time.
Most computer and some mobile web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer,
you can change the settings of your browser to reject cookies or to notify you each time a cookie
is set. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies you may not be able to take full
advantage of the site.
Our cookies will be used for:
• Essential session management.
• creating a specific log-in session for a user of the site in order for the site to remember
that a user is logged in and that their page requests are delivered in an effective, secure
and consistent manner.
• recognising when a user of the site has visited before allowing us to identify the number
of unique users we receive to the site and make sure we have enough capacity for the
number of users that we get.
• recognising if a visitor to the site is registered with us in any way.
• we may also log information from your computer including the existence of cookies, your
IP address and information about your browser program in order to allow us to diagnose
problems, administer and track your usage of our site.
• customising elements of the promotional layout and/or content of the pages of the site.
Performance and measurement
• [We use cookies to distinguish users and improve our site.
Please look at our Cookie Policy for more cookie
5. How we use what we collect
We use information about you to:
• Present site content effectively to you.
• Provide information, products and services that you request, or (with your consent) which
we think may interest you.
• Carry out our contracts with you.
• Allow you to use our interactive services if you want to.
• Communicate our charges to you.
• Communicate about other products and services from SCWD or other vendors that might
interest you.
If you are already our customer, we will only contact you electronically about things similar to
what was previously sold to you.
If you are a new customer, you will only be contacted if you agree to it.
If you don’t want to be contacted for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box that you will
find on screen.
In addition, if you don’t want us to use your personal data for any of the other reasons set out in
this section in 5, you can let us know at any time by contacting us at, and
we will delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge this will limit our ability to
provide the most relevant products and services to you.
In some cases, the collection of personal data may be a statutory or contractual requirement, and
we will be limited in the products and services we can supply you if you don’t provide your
personal data.
6. Where we store your data
We may transfer your collected data to storage outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It
may be processed outside the EEA to fulfil your order and deal with payment.
By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will do what we reasonably
can to keep your data secure.
Payment will be encrypted. If we give you a password, you must keep it confidential. Please don’t
share it. Although we take every reasonable effort to secure your data in transit it is your
responsibility to make sure your own environment is as secure as reasonably possible. SCWD is
not responsible for the data transmitted outside of its own network or systems.
We only keep your personal data for as long as we need to for use it as described above in
section 5, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it. In any event, we will conduct
a quarterly data retention review to ascertain whether we need to keep your personal data. Your
personal data will be deleted if we no longer need it.
7. Disclosing your information
We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:
• If we want to sell our business, or our company, we can disclose it to the potential buyer.
• We can disclose it to other businesses in our group.
• We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect other
people’s property, safety or rights.
• We can exchange information with others to protect against fraud or credit risks.
We may contract with third parties to supply products or services to you on our behalf. These
may include payment processing, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some
cases, the third parties may require access to some or all your data. These are the third parties
that have access to your information:
When any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure
that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our
obligations, and the obligations of the third party under GDPR and the law.
8. Your rights
You can ask us not to use your data for marketing. You can do this by checking the relevant
boxes on our forms, or by contacting us at any time at
Under the GDPR, you have the right to:
• request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by us at no cost to
• request that your personal data be transferred to another person (data portability).
• be informed of what data processing is taking place.
• restrict processing.
• to object to processing of your personal data.
• complain to a supervisory authority.
You also have rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling as set out in section
11 below.
To enforce any of the foregoing rights or if you have any other questions about our site or this
Privacy Policy, please contact us at
9.Links to other sites
Sites outside of
Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that
you get to via a link from our site. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or
used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites
before providing any data to them.
If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page and notify you accordingly.
11. Automated Decision-Making and Profiling
11.1 In the event that we use personal data for the purposes of automated decision-making and
those decisions have a legal (or similarly significant effect) on you, you have the right to
challenge to such decisions under GDPR, requesting human intervention, expressing their own
point of view, and obtaining an explanation of the decision from us.
11.2 The right described in section 11.1 does not apply in the following circumstances:
a) the decision is necessary for the entry into, or performance of, a contract between the you and
b) the decision is authorised by law. or
c) you have given you explicit consent.
11.3 Where we use your personal data for profiling purposes, the following shall apply:
a) Clear information explaining the profiling will be provided, including its significance and the
likely consequences.
b) Appropriate mathematical or statistical procedures will be used.
c) Technical and organisational measures necessary to minimise the risk of errors and to enable
such errors to be easily corrected shall be implemented. and
d) All personal data processed for profiling purposes shall be secured in order to prevent
discriminatory effects arising out of profiling.
12. Dispute Resolution
12.1 The Parties will use their best efforts to negotiate in good faith and settle any dispute that
may arise out of or relate to this Privacy Policy or any breach of it.
12.2 If any such dispute cannot be settled amicably through ordinary negotiations between the
parties, or either or both is or are unwilling to engage in this process, either party may propose to
the other in writing that structured negotiations be entered into with the assistance of a fully
accredited mediator before resorting to litigation.
12.3 If the parties are unable to agree upon a mediator, or if the mediator agreed upon is unable
or unwilling to act and an alternative mediator cannot be agreed, any party may within 14 days of
the date of knowledge of either event apply to LawBite to appoint a mediator under the LawBite
Mediation Procedure.
12.4 Within 14 days of the appointment of the mediator (either by mutual agreement of the parties
or by LawBite in accordance with their mediation procedure), the parties will meet with the
mediator to agree the procedure to be adopted for the mediation, unless otherwise agreed
between the parties and the mediator.
12.5 All negotiations connected with the relevant dispute(s) will be conducted in confidence and
without prejudice to the rights of the parties in any further proceedings.
12.6 If the parties agree on a resolution of the dispute at mediation, the agreement shall be
reduced to writing and, once signed by the duly authorized representatives of both parties, shall
be final and binding on them.
12.7 If the parties fail to resolve the dispute(s) within 60 days (or such longer term as may be
agreed between the parties) of the mediator being appointed, or if either party withdraws from the
mediation procedure, then either party may exercise any right to seek a remedy through
arbitration by an arbitrator to be appointed by LawBite under the Rules of the LawBite Arbitration
12.8 Any dispute shall not affect the parties’ ongoing obligations under this Privacy Policy.

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