PRIVACY POLICY

PRIVACY POLICY

1. Welcome!

We are committed to ensure the protection of your Personal Data and your Privacy. To better protect your Privacy, we provide this page explaining our online information practices.

By using our websites and/or our online pages available on platforms and social networks, you agree to the conditions of this Privacy Policy. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page to keep you informed of the information we collect, how we use this information, and whether the information is shared with other parties.

2. What terms do we use in this Privacy Policy?

TYPES, a project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. It was launched in May 2015 and is scheduled to run for 30 months. A consortium comprised of Eurecat, Telefónica I+D, NEC Europe LTD, Wedia Limited, Fundación Imdea Networks, The Open University of Israel, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe, UPCOM BVBA, Asociación de Usuarios de Internet drives it.

  • We use the term “User(s)” to refer to the user(s) of our websites, online pages and services.
  • We use any of the term “you”, “your” and “yours” to refer to the User who is reading this Privacy Policy.
  • We use any of the terms “we”, “us”, and “our” to refer to TYPES, the data controller.
  • We use the term “Personal Data” to refer to personally identifiable information about you.
  • We use the term “Privacy Law” to refer specifically to the Belgian Law of December 8, 1992 on the protection of Privacy and its various implementing regulations and rulings.
  • We use the term “General Data Protection Regulation” or the term “GDPR” to refer specifically to the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC.

3. What information do we collect?

We monitor the non-personal information collected in our server log files. This information includes for example number of visitors to the site, most popular pages, operating system, and browser type. We use this information to help us improve our website and enhance your viewing experience. The server log files do not collect Personal Data since all data above-mentioned is anonymized.

We may collect Personal Data in connection with a communication, application or service provided to you, including your name, address, age, contact information (such as email or phone number). The types of Personal Data that we collect will depend on the communication, application or service you apply for or receive. We usually seek such Personal Data directly from you or by using log-in functionality (such as “Facebook Connect” or “LinkedIn Sign In” for example).  You may always choose not to provide the requested information, but we may be unable or unwilling to provide the communication, application or service you request.

By ticking the box on the relevant webpage and submitting your Personal Data to us, you will be treated as having given your permission for the processing of your Personal Data as set out in this Privacy Notice.

We will not disclose, sell, rent or exchange such personally identifiable information to any other organization or entity unless you are first notified and you expressly agree to it, or as otherwise required by law.

4. Do we use cookie to obtain information?

Our websites and online pages may use cookie information to personalize your viewing experience. For more information please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

In practice we only use performance and analytics cookies provided by the open-source analytics platform Piwik. These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.  These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All the information that these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how our website works. For more information about the Piwik Cookies please visit https://piwik.org/faq/general/faq_146/

When you visit our online pages within a platform or social network (Facebook, Google+ …) they could also use cookies.

5. Other Privacy policies?

When you visit our online pages within a platform, a social network (Facebook, Google+, …) or a third-party websites, you are also subject to the Privacy policies and terms and conditions of these platforms, social networks and third-party websites. We recommend you also read their Privacy policies and terms and conditions.

6. For what purpose do we collect Personal Data and for how long de we store your Personal Data ?

We will not use your Personal Data for other purposes than those stated in this Privacy Notice or for the purpose specifically indicated when we collect it.

The legal basis for the processing of your Personal Data is your consent. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

In particular, we may use Personal Data in order to:

  • Help us providing you the communication;
  • Help us process claims and other transactions;
  • Confirm or correct Personal Data;
  • Process information for us;
  • Help us run our activities and compliance programs;
  • Audit our activities;
  • Perform research.

We will store your Personal Data for a duration of 30 months.

7. How to access, review and delete your Personal Data?

Pursuant to the Privacy Law and/or the GDPR  we will make Personal Data available to you for review pursuant to a simple request from you. If you tell us that the Personal Data is incorrect or is used inappropriately, we will correct, update or delete Personal Data as appropriate.

You also have right to request from us erasure of personal data or restriction of processing and to object to processing as well as the right to data portability.

For information about how to get access to Personal Data and for exercising your rights, please refer to the contact points mentioned at the end of this Privacy Notice.

8. Is your Personal Data protected?

We maintain reasonable physical, electronic, standard security practices, including encryption, passwords and physical security measures, and managerial procedures to protect the security and confidentiality of Personal Data. Only a limited number of persons within us are authorized to access, delete or modify your data. We will make reasonable efforts to ensure that your privacy interests are protected.

9. Applicable law and jurisdiction

Any dispute arising from or related to the use of this website or to the acceptance, interpretation or observance of the Privacy Policy shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent Court of Brussels which shall apply Belgian law.

10. How to contact us?

For further information, or inquiries about our Privacy practices, please contact us at:

rosa.araujo@eurecat.org

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