Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Registration Information and Abstracts

When visitors leave registration information and abstracts on the site we collect the data shown in the proper form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website. The images provided on the website retain all the rights and credits of the original data. The logos are reproduced with permissions.

Contact forms

Information submitted to us via the contact form will be used solely by the Workshop Scientific Organising Committee or Local Organising Committee for satisfying your request. If the request is related to reservation of a Guest House room at Akdeniz University, it will be redirected to the corresponding responsible person.


If you start registration process 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 wish to edit the registration information or the abstract again. 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 abstract, 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.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We do not share analytics with third parties.

Who we share your data with

We can share your registration data (your title, name, professional affiliation and its address, abstract title) with the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (Tübitak), By submitting an abstract to us you agree to make it available to the public immediately after the beginning of the workshop meeting. If you wish to limit its availability you have to inform the Scientific Organizing Committee of the Workshop explicitly in writing using the next contact form before the end of the Workshop.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

The visitors are invited to write a mail to the Scientific Organizing Committee using the next contact form with any demand related to the Workshop activities and this website.

Additional information

How we protect your data

The information you provide to us through the website is transferred via the secured HTTPS protocol. All data is encrypted with a function that uses the master secret and pseudo-random numbers generated by each side.

What third parties we receive data from

We receive information about the current rate of EUR currency with respect to TL (TRY) in order to convert the costs stated on the Travel webpage in Turkish liras. The exchange rate data is provided for free via the Open Source Exchange Rates project,

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Within the registration process, the user will receive a mail with an automatically generated link for activation his or her account at this website.