EFFECTOR is committed to protect your privacy and is developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Web Site of the EFFECTOR (Grant Agreement H2020- No 883374) and governs data collection and usage. The Web Site falls under the responsibility of the EFFECTOR Consortium and is concerned with the dissemination and exchange of information about the research conducted in the course of the project and the outcome of this work. By using the Web Site of the EFFECTOR project, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
PERSONAL DATA THAT THIS WEBSITE COLLECTS PROVIDED BY YOU AND HOW WE USE IT
Unless stated otherwise in detail in the relevant sections of the Website, Personal Data generated from the use of our Website is processed as follows:
(i) Contact via electronic mail (e-mail)
Should you choose to communicate with us using the contact form embedded in our Website, we ask you to provide your name, as well your mailing address. The contact form generates an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that your name and mailing address is the only data we collect required for the specified purpose. Without this information we are unable to answer to your message and address it to you personally. The legal basis for processing Personal Data for the purposes set out in this Section 2 is art. 6(1)(a) of GDPR as the processing is necessary for the response to requests from the interested party.
(ii) Social Media
Some of our webpages use social plug-ins from other organizations (such as the Twitter’s retweet function etc. included in the “Blog” section of the website). These other organizations may receive and use personal data about your visit to our sites or apps. If you browse our Website or view content on our apps, information they collect may be connected to your account on their site. For more information on how these organizations use personal data, please read their privacy policies.
(iii) Site visitation tracking
We use Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction and for statistical reasons. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.
Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. Your computer’s IP address is anonymized by GA services and cannot be used to personally identify you. We consider Google to be a third party.
HOW WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
If you submit your contact details via the preferred email message, the only personal data will be stored is your name and email address we receive from you. We will not share your contact details with no one and will be securely stored by the WIX platform with access only by authorized personnel. This is currently the only occasion where personal data will be stored by this Website.
We utilize state-of-the-art technology to store your data. The following safeguards are used, for example, to protect your personal data from misuse or any form of unauthorized processing:
- Access to personal data is restricted to a limited number of authorized persons for the stated purposes.
- The IT systems used for processing data are technically isolated from other systems to prevent unauthorized access and hacking.
- Access to these IT systems is constantly monitored to detect and prevent misuse in the early stages.
HOW LONG WE WILL KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR
We will keep your personal information only for as long as it is relevant and useful for the intended purpose for which it was originally collected, or as required by law.
COOKIES AND THIRD PARTY – COOKIES
Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient. Our Website does not collect any cookies apart from the necessary ones. For more information you can also see the Cookies we use here.
You reserve the right to set up your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can simply set it to refuse them, although you may not have access to all the features of this website if you do so. See your browser ‘help’ button for how you can do this. You do not need to have Cookies on to use or navigate through many parts of this Website. Remember that if you use different computers in different locations, you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your Cookie preferences.
Our cookies declaration on the website guides you on adjusting and deleting cookies consent.
TIME LIMITS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH YOUR RIGHTS AS DATA SUBJECT
We make every effort to comply with all requests within 30 days. However, this period may be extended for reasons relating to the specific right or complexity of your request in compliance with art.12 par.3 GDPR.
DATA CONTROLLER AND CONTACT DETAILS
Institute of Communication and Computer System (ICCS)
We will report any unlawful data breach of your data within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.
HOW TO COMPLAIN
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your Data. However, if you believe that we have not responded in an appropriate manner to your complaints or concerns, the General Data Protection Regulation also gives you the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection or supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 883374. This webpage reflects only the author’s view and the Research Executive Agency (REA) and European Commission cannot be held responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.