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Last updated: 30 August 2022

General

This website (Progress: PROmoting Global REsponsible research and Social and Scientific innovation) is owned and registered by

Professor Doris Schroeder
info@progressproject.eu
Rheinblick 5
53424 Remagen
Germany

who is also responsible for processing data on this website.

ProGReSS was funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission, Programme “Science in Society/SiS” International Coordination in the field of Responsible Research and Innovation/RRI Coordination and Support Action/CSA. Grant agreement N° 321400. However, this website reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

Disclaimer

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Copyright notice

Reuse of text information is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged. For some content provided on this website, the general principle of reuse can be subject to conditions which may be specified in individual copyright notices. Reuse is not applicable to documents subject to intellectual property rights of third parties. Particularly images and graphics can be subject to copyright and other legal protection.

Personal data protection

Types of data collected

Among the types of personal data that this application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: cookies and usage data. Personal data may be freely provided by the user, or, in case of usage data, collected automatically when using this website. Users are responsible for any third-party personal data obtained, published or shared through this website and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the data to the website owner.

The use of collected data

Data concerning the website user is collected to allow the website owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes:

  • Interaction with external social networks and platforms: This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application. The interaction and information obtained through this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network. This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
  • Displaying content from external services: This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Application and interact with them. This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
  • Concretely, personal data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
    • Google reCAPTCHA (Google Inc.): Google reCAPTCHA is a service provided by Google Inc. that allows this application to check whether data entered on this website (such as on a contact form) has been entered by a human or by an automated program. Place of processing: US.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

Website statistics and system logs

For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this website (system logs) or use for this purpose other personal data (such as IP Address). This website uses Google Analytics to help us with website statistics and the continuous improvement of our content. Google Analytics uses cookies that are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour to optimise both its website and its advertising.

How do we treat e-mails you send us?

When using the info@progressproject.eu email address, your personal data is collected only to the extent necessary to reply. If the management team of the mailbox is unable to answer your question, it will forward your email to another project partner.
If you have any questions about the processing of your email and related personal data, do not hesitate to include them in your message.

How does the contact form work?

Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission. We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.

Please note

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By using the Website you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may change the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time and if such changes are made, we may place notices on the website so that you can be aware of them. Your continued use of the Website will be on the terms of this Privacy Policy as amended from time to time.