Policy Last Updated: 10th January 2021
According to the rules of the GDPR, in particular to the Article 5, the treatment carried out by ENG will be based on the principles of lawfulness, correctness, transparency, purpose and storage limitation, minimization of data, accuracy, integrity and confidentiality.
1. About the Data Controller
The organisation which is collecting and processing your personal data (hereinafter “data controller”), carried out through Website, is ENG. For any information concerning the processing of your personal data by ENG, you can write to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. About the information we collect
ENG is collecting the following kinds of information when you or other users access the Service:
- your contact information, such as full name, email address, username;
- the organization you are working at;
- the content, communications and other information you provide when you use the Service, including when you create or share content, and message or communicate with others, through Chat. This can include information in or about the content you provide (such as metadata), like the date a file was created;
- content, communications and information that other people provide when they use the Service. This can include information about you, such as when they share or comment on a content provided by you.
3. Purpose of the treatment
The treatment we carry out has the following purposes:
- Enable you to access and use the Website,
- Enable you to communicate with other users,
4. Legal basis for the processing
We process the information detailed in Section 2 for the adequate performance of the contract with you, based on Art. 6.1(b) “processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract”.
5. The recipients of the personal data
Your personal data will only be shared, for the purposes referred to in Section 3 above, with persons authorized by ENG to the processing of personal data necessary to carry out collaboration activities among the Consortium which are committed to or have an appropriate legal obligation of confidentiality (e.g. employees of ENG).
6. Transfer of personal data to a third country or international organisation
ENG confirms that it will not transfer your personal data to a third country or international organization.
7. Data retention
The personal data processed for the purposes set out in Section 3 will be kept for the time strictly necessary to collaborate, write and submit the proposals, to wait for the outcome of the European Commission evaluation and, if successful, for the entire duration of the funded project. Also, your personal data will be kept as long as you are a user of the Website – you can require in any moment the cancellation of your account and all your personal data linked to it will be cancelled.
Further information about the data retention period and the criteria used to determine this period may be requested by writing to ENG at the following address: email@example.com
8. Data subject rights
You have the right to ask ENG at any time, in application of Articles 15-22 of GDPR, to access to your personal data, to rectify or cancel them, and to request the limitation of processing in the specific cases detailed under art. 18 of the GDPR. Also, you have the right to obtain, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format the personal data provided by you and have the right to have these data transmitted to another organization.
Requests must be sent in writing to ENG at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take into account that you can also access, cancel and modify your personal data by accessing “my account” application.
In any case, you are always entitled to lodge a complaint to the Supervisory Authority, pursuant to art. 77 of the Regulations, if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not complaint to the GDPR.
What is a cookie?
First- and third-party cookies. Whether a cookie is first- or third-party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time. Third-party cookies: are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website this would be a third-party cookie. The website uses third-party cookies
Persistent and session cookies. The persistent cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time the user visits the website that created that particular cookie. Session cookies: these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
How to delete and block our cookies
Changing your cookie settings
Please note that Internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your Internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your Internet browser for more details.
What cookies do we use and why?
To find out about specific cookies we use on this site, please see below for details.
The cookies used on our site are categorised as follows:
- Strictly necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like maintaining your login to the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided. Please note that these cookies do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the Internet.
We use these strictly necessary cookies to enable you: a) to submit information via online forms such as registration forms, b) maintain your login to the website, c) enable you to filter content (eg, by country or by topic).
Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent these cookies we cannot guarantee your use of our website or how the security on our website will perform during your visit.
Performance cookies collect information about how you use our website, e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our members and measure how effective our content is. We use performance cookies to provide anonymous statistics on how our website is used.
By using our site, you accept the use of Performance cookies. Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent them we cannot guarantee how our site will perform for you.
Functionality cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit. These cookies are only placed on your hard drive if the related functionality is used.
We use functionality cookies to hide the cookie notice on subsequent visits.
If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Statement or the use of “Cookies”, or you believe that your rights to the protection of privacy were violated please contact us by email: email@example.com.