Who we are
Our website address is: https://eu4tech.eu.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
You can find more information about the types of cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:
Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to browse our Site and use its features. The information collected by these cookies relate to the operation of our Site, for example website scripting language and security tokens to maintain secure areas of our Site.
Performance / Analytics Cookies: These cookies collect anonymous information about how you use our Site, for example which pages you visit most often, whether you receive any error messages, and how you arrived at our Site. Information collected by these cookies is used only to improve your use of our Site and never to identify you.
Functionality Cookies: These cookies remember choices you make, for example the country you visit our Site from, your language and any changes you have made to text size or other parts of web pages that you can customize, in order to improve your experience of our Site and to make your visits and use more tailored and enjoyable. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and cannot be used to track your browsing activity on other websites.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
EU4Tech may share the information we collect when necessary to provide the services you requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
EU4Tech may use third-party service providers to perform functions on our behalf, which may include assisting us in processing information. These service providers are subject to obligations to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are restricted from using the information for purposes other than those authorized by EU4Tech or otherwise required by law.
Compliance with law and protection of legal rights
EU4Tech may disclose the information that we collect as required by law, including to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, and other law enforcement measures, and to comply with other legal obligations. EU4Tech also may disclose such information to protect and defend the legal rights, interests, and safety of EU4Tech and their employees, agents, and contractors (including enforcing our contractual rights), users of our Site, and members of the public.
EU4Tech may aggregate the information that we collect about you and other individuals by removing any personally identifiable information that directly identifies a user and by combining this information. This aggregated information may be used for marketing and financial or operational analysis and planning, and it may be shared with third parties, including business partners and government agencies.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Usually we will have one month to respond to a subject access request. However, we reserve the right to verify your identity and we may, in case of complex requests, require a further two months to respond. We may also charge for administrative time in dealing with any manifestly unreasonable or excessive requests. We may also require further information to locate the specific information you seek and certain legal exemptions under EU Data Protection Law may apply when responding to your subject access request.
Under EU Data Protection Law. EU/EEA residents also have the following rights. which are exercisable by making a request to us in writing:
- that we correct personal data that we hold about you which is inaccurate or incomplete,
- that we erase your personal data without undue delay if we no longer need to hold or process it,
- to object to any automated processing (if applicable) that we carry out in relation to your personal data. for example if we conduct any automated credit scoring,
- to object to our use of your personal data for direct marketing,
- to object and/or to restrict the use of your personal data for purpose other than those set out above unless we have a compelling legitimate reason,
- that we transfer personal data to another party where the personal data has been collected with your consent or is being used to perform contract with you and is being processed by automated means.
So we can fully comply, please note that these requests may also be forwarded on to third party data processors who are involved in the processing of your personal data on our behalf.
You may choose to enjoy content and features on the Site without directly providing us with any information about you.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
For any questions, comments or suggestions regarding the functionality and/or data related requests, please contact us via the contact page.