Privacy and Cookies Policy

This privacy policy explains how our consortium, the partnership that is implementing Horizon Europe ENCRYPT project (Grant Agreement No 101070670), hereafter ENCRYPT, uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website. The website falls under the responsibility of Eight Bells Ltd. as data controller 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 ENCRYPT website, you consent to the data practices described in this Privacy and Cookie Policy.

We respect your personal privacy and value the confidentiality of the information that you provide to us. This website collects personal data about visitors/user, as described in this ENCRYPT Privacy Policy. We are committed to complying with applicable data protection and privacy laws. By using our website, you will signify your continued agreement to this policy and consent to the collection and use of your information as described in this Policy. You can use the ENCRYPT website without disclosing your personal data. You are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our site, except as may be necessary to provide you with a service at your request (i.e., subscription to periodical newsletter).

At ENCRYPT we pay special attention to security, privacy and confidentiality of the users’ personal data, and to the full compliance with the applicable legal framework, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation 679/2016.

What data do we collect?

ENCRYPT collects the following personal data:

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • IP address (masked)
  • Location: country, region, city, approximate latitude and longitude (Geolocation)
  • Date and time of the request (visit to the site)
  • Title of the page being viewed (Page Title)
  • URL of the page being viewed (Page URL)
  • URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page (Referrer URL)
  • Screen resolution of user’s device
  • Time in local visitor’s time-zone
  • Files that were clicked and downloaded (Download)
  • Links to an outside domain that were clicked (Outlink)
  • Pages generation time (the time it takes for webpages to be generated by the webserver and then downloaded by the visitor: Page speed)
  • Main language of the browser being used (Accept-Language header)
  • Browser version
  • Browser plugins (PDF, Flash, Java, …)
  • Operating system version, device identifier (User-Agent header)
  • Language of the visited page
  • Site Search
  • Events

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide ENCRYPT with the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Submit a contact form
  • Subscribe to our newsletter
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies (Cookies that are categorized as “Necessary” that are essential for enabling the basic functionalities of the site, as well as cookies that help us analyze visitor analytics).

 

How will we use your data?

ENCRYPT collects your data so that we can:

  • Reply to your inquiries sent to us through our contact form
  • Register you in our newsletter recipients
  • Measure the traffic to our website via Google Analytics.

Statistic data related to traffic to our website will be communicated to the European Commission as part of the official reporting for ENCRYPT project.

Third parties do not have access to your data.

How do we store your data?

Eight Bells Ltd., on behalf of ENCRYPT Consortium, keeps records for as long as we anticipate are required to provide services consistent with applicable legal and administrative requirements. Where your information is no longer required, we will ensure it is disposed of in a secure manner.

We take reasonable precautions to protect personal information in our possession from loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. You should be aware, however, that communications over the Internet are not secure and we do not accept any responsibility for any errors or omissions which arise from circumstances outside our reasonable control.

What are your personal data protection rights?

ENCRYPT would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access: You have the right to request ENCRYPT for copies of your personal data.
  • The right to rectification: You have the right to request that ENCRYPT corrects any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request ENCRYPT to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure: You have the right to request that ENCRYPT erases your personal data.
  • The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that ENCRYPT restricts the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to ENCRYPT’s processing of your personal data.
  • The right to data portability: You have the right to request that ENCRYPT transfers the data that we have collected directly to you.

If you make a request, we will respond within a month from the day we received your request. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: info[at] encrypt-project.eu

Call the ENCRYPT project coordinator, EXUS, at: +30 210 7450300 or Eight Bells Ltd., partner responsible for the website, at: +30 210 64 44 553.

Or write to the ENCRYPT project coordinator, EXUS, at: 73-75 Mesogeion Av. & 1 Estias Str., 115 26, Athens, Greece; or Eight Bells Ltd., partner responsible for the website, at: Kolokotroni 5, Neo Psychiko, 15451, Greece (Greek Branch).

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/ .

How do we use cookies?

ENCRYPT uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including understanding how you use our website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the website https://www.allaboutcookies.org/ tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

ENCRYPT website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

ENCRYPT keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this webpage. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 31 October 2022.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about ENCRYPT’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: info[at]encrypt-project.eu

Call the ENCRYPT project coordinator, EXUS, at: +30 210 7450300 or Eight Bells Ltd., partner responsible for the website, at: +30 210 64 44 553.

Or write to the ENCRYPT project coordinator, EXUS, at: 73-75 Mesogeion Av. & 1 Estias Str., 115 26, Athens, Greece; or Eight Bells Ltd., partner responsible for the website, at: Kolokotroni 5, Neo Psychiko, 15451, Greece (Greek Branch).

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