The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to all entities that target or collect data related to persons in the European Union (EU). Due to our global presence, our organization is committed to comply with GDPR regulations. The following section will address:

  • IEEE’s commitment to GDPR Data Protection principles
  • Your rights under GDPR
  • How IEEE will use your Data
  • How to contact us for additional information.


Data Protection Principles

IEEE is committed to the Data Protection Principles outlined in Article 5.1-2 of the GDPR, such as:

  • Lawfulness and Transparency
  • Purpose Limitation
  • Minimizing Data Collection
  • Accuracy
  • Storage
  • Confidentiality
  • Accountability


Your Rights

Beyond IEEE’s commitment to adhering to the general principals under GDPR, we are also committed to maintaining your rights as a data subject under the GDPR. In order to exercise your rights under the GDPR, please complete a Data Subject Request Form. Your rights under the GDPR include:


  • Right of Access: You have the right to access your data. To request a copy of your data please submit a Data Subject Request Form. 
  • Right to Erasure: You have the right to have your data erased. In order to submit a request to delete your data please submit a Data Subject Request Form. 
  • Right to be Informed: When IEEE collects your data, you have the right to be informed that your data is being collected. Anytime we collect your data, you will see a disclaimer.  


How will IEEE use your Data?

For a comprehensive list of different ways in which IEEE will use your data, please visit the IEEE Privacy Policy. 


How to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or about the use of your personal information, please feel free to contact us by email at