Privacy Policy of Mentor Program


  • ETAST, the European Taiwanese Association for Science and Technology is a registered association (eingetragener Verein) in Germany, which may be contacted through the contacts publicly advertised on the webpage
  • MPA, Mentor Program in Academia, is an annual event organized by ETAST


In accordance with the EU Regulation 2018/1725 (GDPR), the ETAST specify the following information regarding the data collected by the MPA used to collect the necessary information of conference participants and registrants. 

What information is collected

MPA collects the following information entered by the registrants:

  • email address (required)
  • first and family name (required)
  • gender (required)
  • institutional affiliation (required)
  • mean preference and constraints (required)
  • uploaded data, such as CV, statements, publication lists (required)

The MPA may collect additional information, if published on public websites by the registrants.

For what purpose the information is collected

The above information is used to prepare your badge and dining preference during the event. The above information is collected, also for the purpose of maintaining a database of students and scientists, studying or working in the areas of interest of the ETAST. Such a database is used by the organizers/mentors to organize the MPA of that year and disseminate the information related to the future editions of MPA. 

Technical means by which the information is collected

Your data is collected via Your membership will be stored on the database provided by WordPress. The data is copied on a Google Drive service maintained by the ETAST Executive Board.

Who sees your information

Your information may be viewed by the Executive Board members of ETAST and the mentors involved in MPA.

All people viewing the data agree not to share the data with any third party and to destroy the copy of data upon the termination of their appointment.

When filling the form, you will receive the information you just entered by email. By following the corresponding link on the received email or by visiting again the link of the form you can verify and correct the information anytime.

How long your data is kept

The information is kept continuously until at most three years after the MPA participation. Also, the data may be erased upon request to the Chair of the Executive Board of ETAST. The contact can be found at

What security measures are taken to safeguard your information

For security measures offered by WordPress and Surf, please refer to the corresponding pages, and,these%20files%20and%20their%20content., respectively.

Who to contact if you have questions or complaints

In case of questions, please contact the Chair of the Executive Board of ETAST. In case of complaints, please contact the Chair of the Advisory Board of ETAST. The contact can be found at

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