Privacy Policy


The purpose of the privacy policy is to help the visitors and user (referred to as ‘you’ below) of the EUVECA website understand what information is collected, why it is collected, how it is treated, where it can be transferred and how it can be updated and deleted by the users. Our services, processes and communication systems aim to ensure the highest possible degree of compliance with the applicable law: Regulation (EU) 2016/679, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


Data Collection, Processing and Storage

How we collect your data

The information that concerns you and your personal data is collected through the website in the following moments:

  • When you contact us through the contact form or by sending an e-mail(s), the following data are collected: email address, name, subject of the contact and the message you are sending. We store the emails received for follow-up and archive purposes;
  • When you subscribe to the project newsletter through the project website and are asked to provide your email address; and
  • When you visit and browse our website, user information is collected from every visit to the platform. This collected information is described and explained in the section below on the use of cookies.

How we use your data

We may use your information to:

  • Inform you about any changes or updates we make regarding the project’s services; and
  • Alert you about relevant opportunities and activities (including project news, results, collaboration opportunities and event invitations); and
  • Provide you with other information or services for which you have subscribed.

The information from the newsletter subscription process is inserted into a programme that manages and sends e-mails. Only your email is used for this purpose. Your information will be used for purposes directly related to the platform and/or project and will never be shared with third parties, such as marketing companies.

How we store your data

Your personal data will be kept for the minimum period of time necessary for the purposes described above and/or for compliance with legal obligations.
The minimum time required is the duration of the project plus additional three years. After this period, your data will be removed from the database.

In the registration and other forms that are used for the collection of personal data for events hosted by the project consortium members, GDPR policy statement is indicated on the forms to candidly state the usage and storage of data.

How we share your data

Your information will be shared only on request by the police or supervisory authorities when there is suspicion that an illegal act is being/has been committed or if this disclosure would allow an illegal act to be prevented; or as required or authorised by law.


What right you have over your data

You have full rights to request the erasure of any personal data about you that we hold. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. In addition, you can request to i) access to your personal data, ii) alter your personal information, iii) apply limitations in the treatment of your personal data, and iv) access your personal data in a readable format. If you wish to make one or more of the aforementioned requests, you can contact the project at Your requests will be treated with care, so that we can ensure the effectiveness of your rights. You will be asked to prove your identity, so to ensure that personal data are shared only with the owner. Please note that, in certain cases and in accordance with applicable law, your request may not be satisfied immediately or in full. In all cases, you will be informed of the measures taken, within 30 days from the time the request is received by the project coordinator.


What is the legal standing in the treatment and processing of your data

Your data will only be saved if you express your consent by sending an e-mail or submitting an online form to contact the EUVECA project consortium. Your consent applies to the following domain:

Other activities

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies (see more about cookies below), embed additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including tracking your interaction when you are logged in to that website.




The purpose of the cookie policy is to explain what cookies are, how they are used on the EUVECA website and the types of cookies used on this website i.e. the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences.


Functionality of Cookies

What Cookies are

A cookie is a small data or text file that is stored by a computer system when you access a platform via an internet browser. Many cookies contain a cookie ID, which is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which internet pages and servers can be assigned to specific internet browser in which the cookie was stored. A specific internet browser can be recognised and identified using the unique cookie ID. The EUVECA website uses cookies to identify information about your session use and personalisation of your browser each time you visit. These cookies do not contain any of your personal information, such as name or e-mail. The information stored in the cookie will only identify you for this website.

Types of cookies

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to login to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyse how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

EUVECA website using cookies

Similar to most online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes:

  1. First-party or Necessary cookies: these are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. These cookies are always enabled on the EUVECA website.
  2. Third-party or Non-Necessary cookies: these are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you and providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website. Although these cookies are not always necessary, they are, however, enabled on the EUVECA website.

How you can change the cookie preferences

You can, at any time, change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website. If you wish to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the ‘Privacy Policy’ page on the EUVECA webpage. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely. For the third-party or non-necessary cookies described above, you can disable them by clicking on the ‘Cookie settings’ at the bottom of the webpage and selecting the disable button for ‘Non-Necessary’ cookies. In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit


Contact us

Contact possibility via the website.

The EUVECA project website contains information that enables a quick electronic contact to the project consortium through two e-mail addresses. If you contact the controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data that you transmit are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis are stored for the purpose of processing or contacting or following up with you. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties.

The contact e-mail address for all enquiries or requests related to the EUVECA project is

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

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