Purpose of this procedure.


GRUPO DE ESTUDOS DA RETINA (“GER”), as controller, respects the personal data of users of the Site, in accordance with all the applicable laws (notably the European Regulation (EU) 2016/679 dated 27 April 2016 relating to the protection of natural persons in respect of the processing of data of personal nature and the free circulation of these data, as well as any applicable law).

Contacts of GER:

  •           Morada: AOGER – Associação de Oftalmologistas para o Estudo da Retina
  •           Rua de Timor nº 20        3800-007 Aveiro
  •           E-mail:

GER have put in place this personal data protection policy in order to inform you of its practices concerning the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data that you may supply when you visit the Site, and to indicate to you your rights in respect of the use that is made of your personal data.

Please ensure that you are aware of this personal data protection policy in full, before using or supplying information in the context of the Site. By accessing the Site, you acknowledge that you have understood and accepted the terms and conditions of this personal data protection policy.  


Personal data processed by GER.

  • Data collected via cookies

Your personal data are collected and processed by GER for statistical, performance and advertising purposes in order to know the use of the tools made available on the Site (most consulted modules, frequency of connections ...).

For more detailed information please refer to our Cookie Notice:

  • Data collected via our newsletter form

GER provides on its Site a form allowing you to subscribe our newsletter .

If you subscribe our newsletter, some personal data about you will be processed in order to send you our newsletter. The legal basis applicable to the processing of your data for this particular purpose is your consent.

If you don’t provide us your consent we will not be able to send you our newsletter.

You can withdraw your consent at any time, even though that does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent before such withdrawal.


Retention of your personal data

We will retain your personal data until you withdraw your consent.


Recipients of your personal data.

The recipients of the data collected are the following:

  • Site administrators;
  • Sub-contractors authorised by GER to which it may have recourse;
  • The platform publisher, in order to provide maintenance.


Security and quality of information.

Precautions are taken in order to protect your personal data that are submitted to this Site and used in accordance with the present personal data protection policy. As well as protections of a technical nature, we also use physical controls and procedures in order to protect your personal data. However, we cannot guarantee their complete security in the case where third parties may seek to circumvent our security measures or intercept transmissions over the Internet.


Application of the law.

We may be required to disclose information about you to the authorities responsible for the application of the law, the courts, or regulatory authorities. GER will co-operate and respond to such requests in accordance with the law, and shall adopt appropriate measures to ensure that the applicant understands the sensitive nature of any data it may receive. By these presents, we expressly reserve our right to co-operate with the authorities responsible for ensuring the application of the law.


Your rights in respect of your personal data, and other information.

You have the benefit, under the conditions and within the limits set out by legislation and regulations, of a right of access, correction, deletion or portability of your data, as well as the right to oppose, or seek limitation of their processing.


In order to exercise these rights, you can contact GER:

Our data protection officer can be contacted at the following email address:  

You can also lodge a complaint with the competent authority concerning the protection of personal data.