- Candidates' personal data will be processed fairly and lawfully, for the sole purpose of conducting the European qualifying examination (EQE) and to the following specific ends:
− registration and enrolment for the EQE
− payment of the prescribed fees for the EQE
− conduct of the examination online
− creation and management of files
− appeal procedure
− administration of answer papers and marking procedure
− publication of EQE results and statistics.
- Relevant data may be passed on to the EPO finance department and external service providers for the purpose of processing payments and the conduct of the online examination. The data will not however be passed on to any third parties other than those involved in the above processes.