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Privacy policy

Controllers of personal information

Any personal information provided to or gathered by is controlled by COMEXPOSIUM HEALTHCARE (former CHECK-UP SANTE S.A.S), 7 rue de la Manutention, 75116 PARIS - France.

For any information or exercise of your rights on the processing of personal data managed by AOP, you can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at any time:

What personal information about users does gather?

In order to personalise and to continually enhance your experience on we gather information from users. We use the information to deliver services, process payments, correspond with you about orders, services and offers, update our records and maintain your accounts with us, display content such as feedback and other services that might be of interest to you. This information is also used to enhance our services and platform, to allow third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf and to prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our website.

  • Information You Give Us: we receive and store information that you enter on our website or give us by any other means. You can choose not to provide certain information but then you may not be able to take advantage of a number of our features. We use the information that you provide to, for example, respond to your requests, communicate with you and improve our services. We only retrieve data related to the core of our activity, i.e. Organization of medical congresses and medical education. Click here to see examples of the information you give us.
  • Automatic Information: Whenever you interact with us, we receive and store certain types of information. For example, like a lot of websites, we use "cookies" and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses or advertisements and other content served by or on behalf of on other websites. Click here to see examples of automatic information collected.
  • E-mail and Postal Communications: we collect this data to inform you of our latest services and promotions. We only send you information related to the core of our activity, i.e. Organization of medical congresses and medical education (example of data you may receive: AOP congress programs, ophthalmology market news). If you prefer not to receive this information from us by email or by post mail, you can contact us at any time by email, post mail or telephone.
  • Information From Other Sources: we may also receive information about you from other sources and add it to our database. Click here to see examples of the information we receive.

Does use cookies, third-party advertisers or links to other websites?

To enable our systems to recognise your device and to provide features to you, we use cookies. For more information about cookies and how we use them, please read our Cookies & Internet Advertising Policy. Our site may include third-party advertising and links to other Web sites.

Does share the information it receives?

  • Third Party Service Providers: We employ other companies and individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include hotel reservations, sending postal mail and e-mail, processing payments, website management. The third party service providers have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but are not permitted to use it for other purposes. Moreover, they must process the personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as permitted by applicable data protection laws.
  • Promotional Offers made by Partners: We may occasionally send you promotional offers on behalf of our partners. When we do this, we do not give the partner any of your personal information. If you do not want to receive these offers, please adjust your preferences in your account.
  • Business Transfers: We may merge or develop joint ventures with other businesses and legal entities. In such operations, customer information may be a part of one of the assets transferred but will always remain bound to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Policy, unless otherwise accepted by the data subject.

Whenever we transfer personal information as set out above to countries outside of the European Economic Area, we will ensure that the information is transferred in accordance with this Privacy Policy and within the scope of the terms of the applicable EU provisions on data protection and data transfer.

Is my information protected?

  • We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of personally identifiable user information. Our database is stored in a dedicated professional and secure server. Access to the server is permitted only with private log in details. Our security procedures mean that we may on occasion request a proof of identity before we disclose any personal information to you.
  • It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Make sure to sign out when you finish using a shared computer.

What information can I access?

You can access a range of information about your account and your interactions with for the purpose of viewing and, in certain cases, updating this information on your account. Click here to see examples of the information you can access.

What choices do I have?

  • As mentioned above, you can choose not to provide information, although it may be needed to take advantage of some features.
  • You can add or update certain information on some pages. When you update information, we may save a copy of the previous version for our records.

Who is allowed to use is a website that concerns only professionals working in the ophthalmology domain. Children and non-professionals are not permitted to use any of the services provided on

Notices and revisions

Our business changes constantly and so do our Privacy Policy. Our current policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account, unless otherwise stated. We stand behind our promises and will never change our policies and practices to make them less protective of user information collected in the past without the consent of the affected users.

Examples of information collected information

You give us

You provide information when you create an account, register for a congress, submit an abstract, submit a visa request, reserve a hotel or contact any of our departments. For example, you provide information when you: register for a congress; provide information in your account; communicate with us by phone, e-mail or post mail; use our services; and participate in community features. As a result of these actions, you might supply us with such information as: your name; address and phone number; content of e-mails to us; personal description and photograph; and financial information.

Automatic information

Some examples of the automatic information that we collect and analyse include: the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; cookie number; computer and connection information such as browser type and version; and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions; purchase history; operating system and platform; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time); media you viewed or searched for. We may also use browser data such as cookies, or similar data on certain parts of our website for fraud prevention and other purposes. During some visits we may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page. We may also collect technical information to help us identify your device for fraud prevention and diagnostic purposes.

Information from other sources

Some examples of information that we receive from other sources include: learned society membership; professional data; updated delivery and address information from our carriers or other third parties, which we use to correct our records and deliver our next communication more easily; account information, purchase, payment or redemption information and page-view information.

Information you can access

Some examples of information that you can access via your account on include: personal information (including name, e-mail, password, postal address and communications); professional data (specialty and biostatement); photo; preferences (favorite themes); congress participation history.