On our website, personal data are collected and stored only to the extent that it is technically necessary and otherwise only if you are a member of the BIOEASTsUP consortium, subscribe to a newsletter mailing list, register for events or news or are involved in the thematic working groups or contributing to the strategic research and innovation agenda or are a member of any funded projects and submitted proposals provided in a cooperation with the BIOEASTsUP concorsium.
WHAT WE COLLECT
We fully respect your right to privacy in relation to your interactions with BIOEASTsUP and endeavor to guarantee to be transparent in our dealings with you as to what information we will collect and how we will use your information. Also, we only collect and use personal information where we are legally entitled to do so.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
DATA FOR NEWSLETTER DISTRIBUTION
If you subscribe to the BIOEASTsUP newsletter mailing list we will store your email address on a cloud environment and/or on a protected client computer at one of our partner institutions. Data records are used to analyse system performance for statistical purposes. To provide you with the latest news via our newsletter we may have to share your personal data with our partners from BIOEASTsUP. We will not forward your personal data to any other third parties. You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time by a direct link inserted in each issue of the NL.
DATA FOR EVENT REGISTRATION
If you submit personal data to us via a website to register for a BIOEASTsUP event this data will be treated as confidential and will only be shared with our partners involved in the organization and for the sole purpose of the event.
DYNAMIC WEB-BASED SEARCH ENGINE OF STAKEHOLDER DATABASE
BIOEASTsUP project will deliver a web – based search engine that is a great opportunity for all stakeholders involved in the bioeconomy from the BIOEAST countries. Stakeholders database is an inventory of all relevant national experts in the national bioeconomy value chains in the BIOEAST countries contacting, information sharing and data searching can be assured. The tool will be accessible via registration.
If you are interested to be included in this web base tool, please fulfill the questionnaire. By fulfilling the questionnaire you give us the permission to collect, store and displayed the data for the purpose of the web based searching engine. The data may also be used for impact assessment studies and quality surveys.
DATA FOR SURVEYS
BIOEASTsUP may use from time to time external survey software tools. Personal data collected for the sole purpose of surveys will be deleted at the end of the surveys.
DATA OF FUNDED PROJECTS
Individual/organizational profiles, project data and consortium data collected from projects funded by BIOEASTsUP may be publicly available/visible if you have previously agreed to this.
DATA PROCESSING ON THE BIOEASTSUP WEBSITE
Data are collected and exchanged during each visit to the website. The BIOEASTsUP website automatically collects and stores data transmitted from your browser to our server. This includes:
• the page visited,
• time of the server inquiry,
• client IP address.
BIOEASTsUP may analyse data solely for statistical purposes in order to measure the demand for web content. It is not possible to trace this data back to a specific individual. This data is not merged with other data sources. Data collected from visits to the BIOEASTsUP website is transmitted to third parties only when required by law or court order or in cases when attacks on the infrastructure of BIOEASTsUP make it necessary to forward such data for the purposes of legal action or criminal prosecution. Data will not be transferred for any other reason.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
DURATION OF THE STORAGE OF PERSONAL DATA
BIOEASTsUP will store the personal data for the shortest time compatible with each specific use.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and
such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
As a data subject, you have the following rights:
▪ the right of access to personal data relating to you;
▪ the right to correct any mistakes in your personal data;
▪ the right to ask us to stop contacting you;
▪ rights in relation to automated decision taking;
▪ the right to restrict or prevent your personal data being processed;
▪ the right to have your personal data ported to another data controller;
▪ the right to erasure; and
▪ the right to complain to the BIOEASTsUP Consortium if you believe we have not handled your personal data in accordance with the Legislation.
RIGHT TO INFORMATION
At any time, you have the right to obtain information on the data stored about you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the storage. You may also all times revoke your consent. If you would like a copy of the information held on you or if you want to revoke your consent to the use of your personal data, please write to Project Coordinator.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect
CHANGES TO POLICY
This Policy may be updated or changed from time to time at ForestValue’s sole discretion. The most recent revisions will appear on this page, therefore you should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. We will not process your personal data in a manner not contemplated by this Policy without your consent.
This policy is effective from the 31st of March 2020.