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These terms apply to the website of the European School of Oncology (ESO) and its users. ESO may decide at any time to amend these terms and post the modified document on the website.

ESO will not be liable for any modification, suspension or termination of the service, or loss of related information.

Users assume all risk for any damage to their computer system or loss of data that results from obtaining any content from the website, including any damages resulting from computer virusesl.

The content is provided on a “as is”, “as available” and “with all faults” basis.


The content of the website is intended as an informational and educational tool relating to the ESO’ activities. The content is designed for oncology professionals and other physicians interested in oncology.

With the aim of disseminating information, the website will propose links to other websites and include content provided by third-parties. However, ESO has no responsibility to whether this content, or the content of the linked websites, is accurate or complete.

Even though the website includes scientific / medical information, it is not designed to provide medical advice and no responsibility can be taken to whether the medical information is complete, exhaustive or accurate. Patients and the general public visiting the website should always seek professional medical advice.

Please see also “Presentations”.


The website provides materials presented in relation to or during its activities. These materials remain property of the authors or ESO respectively. The presentations have been copyrighted by ESO under permissions and releases granted by the authors. Under the terms of the release they have provided, each author continues to retain the rights to reproduce the specific images and text which he/she provided. Users are granted permission to access the content and to use it for non-commercial purposes; for any other use, they must seek permission from ESO (Via Turati, 29 - 20121 Milan, Italy).

Slide images from any single author may not be reproduced without the written consent of that author. Slide images of multiple authors may not be reproduced without the written consent of the authors and ESO.

In turn, authors are required to ascertain and respect the copyright property of the information they provide in their presentations and to include the source of such information.

ESO is not responsible for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of a products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the material published in these presentations.

Because of the rapid advances in medical sciences, we recommend that independent verification of diagnoses and drugs dosages should be made.

Every effort has been made to faithfully reproduce the material as submitted. However, no responsibility is accepted for omissions.

ESO does not endorse any opinions expressed in the presentations.

Registration to activities, abstract submission and Club ESO

By joining the Club ESO or by compiling an on-line registration or abstract submission, users agree to:

  • Disclose and provide accurate, current and complete contact details and personal/professional information,
  • Maintain and update their data,
  • Authorise ESO to verify their data,
  • Maintain the security of their password and identification in relation with the Club ESO.

All precautions will be taken as to avoid unauthorised access to the data; however, users will accept such risk.

Information for the handling of personal data

Under the European Regulation 679/2016 which refers to personal data protection, please be informed herewith that:

Personal data which you have supplied to us will be used electronically and otherwise in accordance with the content of the regulation UE 679/2016 in order to complete the service(s) requested by you.
Should consent to use your data not be provided, we will not be able to proceed with the requested service(s).

Your data will be managed in relation to this specific request and are related to the normal activity of a relationship with customers / users of services or potential ones; no mass marketing activity is envisaged, except for specific purposes relating to ESO’s educational activities (specific consent to be provided).
Data retention (which in any case may not exceed 10 years from the last update) is linked to the existence of a supply of goods / services, to legal obligations or to specific treatment needs of which you are a part of. It is your right to request the deletion of your data when the same right is not in opposition to any legal obligations.
In the event of registrations to events held in partnership with other entities (clearly specified in the title of the event or by requesting to ESO), please be aware that the partner should be considered as data joint controller and that the consents provided to ESO will be transferred to the partner as well. Possible subsequent consent modifications will need to be communicated to the partner directly.

The provided data will be communicated to collaborators appointed by ESO in order to complete the services requested, to banks or credit institutions for the processing and management of payments, to public institutions and public security bodies for legal obligations linked to the tasks assigned to ESO and to any third parties only as a result of their role in the fulfilment of the services you are requesting to ESO.

ESO does not foresee your data being transferred outside the European Union or to countries that have not agreed to the GDPR regulation except in cases listed in article 49 of the European Regulation 679/2016, however possible third parties might consider this possibility.

You have the right to obtain the cancellation, limitation, updating, portability, opposition to the processing of your personal data as indicated in articles 15,16,17,18,19,20 , 21 and 22 of the European Regulation 679/2016.

The data controller is the European School of Oncology, Via Turati 29, Milan, Italy. Protection Data Manager: Dott. Alberto Costa.
Any privacy-related issues can be addressed to: privacy@eso.net


ESO proposes a list of links to the websites of selected, internationally recognised, medical and scientific organisations and with partners in its activities.

However, ESO has no responsibility to whether the contents of the linked websites are accurate and complete, and it does not endorse their contents.

Organisations which do not comply with the above description will not be linked to the ESO website.


Commercial advertising will not be allowed on the ESO website.

Contact details

Any questions regarding the website and its services may be addressed to:

European School of Oncology (ESO)
Via Turati, 29
20121 Milan, Italy
Phone: +39 02 8546451
Fax: +39 02 85464545
Email: eso@eso.net

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