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Management of submitted abstracts and conference registrations

The main purpose of the Conference of European Statisticians (CESS) is to bring together producers of European statistics, researchers as users and other participants to discuss issues relating to methodology, results, challenges and best practices in the field of statistics.

This organisation is carried out via the CESS 2024 website, which will allow users and producers to consult informations about the conference, register in order to take part in one of the various sessions on offer, and submit a summary of their potential contribution, once it has been analysed by the CESS 2024 Scientific Committee.

INSEE, manager of the 2024 CESS conference website, is committed to ensuring that the collection and processing of personal data from the website complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD) Article 6 and the French Data Protection Act.

Purpose of data processing


The purpose of data processing is to manage abstracts sent and registrations for the CESS 2024 conference.
It enables INSEE to:

  • Manage abstracts for potential contributions;
  • Manage registrations for a contribution to one of the proposed sessions.

Legal basis

Article 6 (1) e of the General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD).

This processing relates to the performance of the public service mission entrusted to INSEE, manager of CESS:

  • Article 1§1 of law no. 51-711 of 7 June 1951 on the obligation, coordination and secrecy of statistics;
  • Article 2 of decree no. 46-1432 of 14 June 1946 on public administration regulations for the application of articles 32 and 33 of the finance law of 27 April 1946 relating to the national institute of statistics and economic studies for metropolitan and overseas France;
  • Article 4§2 of the order of 2 December 2019 on the internal organisation of the national institute of statistics and economic studies.

Data processed

  • Title;
  • Last name, First name;
  • Organisation;
  • Email address;
  • Country;
  • Function.

Data source

The data are from registration, by the person wishing to submit a summary of their potential contribution or by registering to take part in one of the sessions on offer.

Compulsory data collection

The email address is compulsory in order to send the abstract and register to take part in one of the proposed sessions. The last name, first name and organisation to which the paper belongs, the country and the title of the paper will be used to draw up the lists of participants in the various events, as shown in the Programme tab on our website.

Automated decision-making

The processing does not involve automated decision-making.

People concerned

The data processing only concerns people who wish to register on the CESS 2024 conference website to send a summary of their potential contribution and to take part in one of the proposed sessions.

Data recipients

Categories of recipients

The data is processed by INSEE only.

Data transfers outside the EU

No data is transferred outside the European Union.

Data retention period

INSEE will keep the contact details until the end of the conference.


Data processing is subject to strict technical and organisational rules and measures to guarantee data security and confidentiality.

Exercising your rights

For any information or to exercise your rights concerning the processing of personal data by INSEE, please contact (with a copy of your identity document if you wish to exercise your rights):

  • Directly to INSEE:
    • By email to the following address:;
    • By post to the following address:
      INSEE – Legal Affairs and Litigation Unit
      88 Avenue Verdier
      CS 70058
      92541 Montrouge CEDEX
  • Or its Data Protection Officer (DPO):

Making a complaint to the CNIL

If, after contacting us, you feel that your rights with regard to your data have not been respected, you can submit a complaint to the CNIL.