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General Registration Terms and Conditions

ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience

The ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience is only accessible to healthcare professionals, associated press and other stakeholders in the science, management and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

By registering you fully accept all registration’s conditions as further detailed, as well as all terms and conditions provided in the General Conditions of Use of ESC Websites.

General Conditions

Access to ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience is offered free of charge.

The virtual sessions composing ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience will be accessible to registered participants (Delegates) only and will take place between 29 August and 1 September 2020. Registrations will be acknowledged by email upon validation of the registration form duly completed by the Delegates. 

Incomplete or incorrect email addresses or agency addresses will not be accepted and will result in the cancellation of the registration.

Cancellation or Alteration

The ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience being accessible free of charge, no refund nor compensation will apply in case of cancellation of the event.

The ESC reserves the right to modify the Congress programme at any time, which is published as an indication only and subject to change.

No right to further claims will be possible should the ESC be obliged to alter the programme of the Congress.

In the event of serious special or unforeseen circumstances or serious circumstances beyond its control, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) shall be entitled to cancel or modify the dates of ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience. Delegates shall not be entitled to compensation for any costs or damages incurred as a consequence of such a cancellation or change.

Data Privacy Statement

The information collected during this registration process is necessary to provide you with an optimal user experience and networking opportunities during ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience.

During ESC Congress 2020 – The Digital Experience your online activity will be tracked and collected by the ESC. This will be used for reporting and statistical purposes; to assist in enhancing your experience; to inform you about ESC activities in a coherent and adequate manner and provide you with personalised suggestions and recommendations of pertinent content for you to visit.

The recipients of the data are ESC Staff and management. The data collected will be kept for a maximum of five years after your last transaction or activity with us, after which time your My ESC account will be closed (financial transactions will be kept for a maximum of ten years for legal accounting purposes).

Additionally, if you visit an industry partner’s area/webpage or presentation as part of ESC Congress 2020 – The Digital Experience, your personal data can be retrieved by the corresponding exhibitor or industry: first name(s), last name(s), country, email, and profile information.
More information is available in ESC Privacy and Data Security Policy.

In accordance with the chapter three of the European Regulation 2016/679 with regards to data protection, you have the right to request from the ESC, access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data or restriction of processing concerning your data or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability.

To make such a request, please contact (be aware that a proof of identity will be requested during the process via a secure web link).

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. TheESC has appointed a Data Protection Officer that you can reach at


Applicable Law and Litigation

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with French law without regard to any conflicts of laws principles thereof that would require the application of the law of any other jurisdiction.

Any disputes arising in relation hereto shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the French Tribunal de Grande Instance located in Grasse, France.

Contact Details

For further information, please contact the ESC Registration Department with the "Contact Us" form
Tel. +33 (0)4 92 94 76 12