Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how and why your data is collected on soarproject.eu. This policy conforms to the General Data Protection Regulation outlined by the European Union in EU Regulation No. 2016/679.

The policy described herein applies solely to the website of SOAR Project, European Union’s ISFP-2020-AG-Protect Programme under grant agreement No: 101034222, and excludes all other websites that can be accessed via links that appear on the SOAR Project website. SOAR is not responsible for the content or any external links to other websites.

“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (the “Data Subject). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

The personal data that may be processed includes browsing data, data provided voluntarily by the data subject and cookies.

We may collect your:

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Place of work
  • The city you live in
  • Organisations you work for/with

This website also makes use of Google Analytics, a web-analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies that enable the analysis of website usage for the purpose of measuring performance, tracking website traffic and usage monitoring. This usage data is anonymous and can include the type of device used. The information that the cookie generates about usage of this website (including the IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. On behalf of the operator of this site, Google uses this information to evaluate use of the website, compile reports about website activity and to continue to provide website-usage and internet-related services to the website operator. In addition, Google may transmit this information to third parties, and when doing so, is required by law and/or where such third parties process the information on behalf of Google and/or other web-analytics service providers. Under no circumstances, however, will the user’s IP address be associated with other data from Google and/or other web-analytics service providers.

You can choose to opt-out of Google’s analytics at a browser level by installing the opt-out extension here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
It prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript from sharing any information about your activity.

We use multiple tools in order for data capture. Zoho Forms, Google Forms, MailJet, SurveyMonkey and Eventbrite are used.

This is done when:

  • You voluntarily fill out information such as your email address when registering for services
  • Registering for our newsletter
  • Registering for events
  • Filling out forms for specific purposes that require your personal data, without with the purpose would not be fulfilled

This data is collected and retained for the purposes of:

  • Being able to contact users with regards to services that they have signed up or registered for. This can be for many cases, such as letting them know important information regarding the events or services that they have specifically registered to.
  • Helping to identify genuine and verifiable people, for the safety and security of attendees.
  • Providing analysis for anonymous data in order to measure the website’s function and usability.
  • Compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject.
  • The establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or whenever courts are acting in their judicial capacity.

Your personal data will be kept and used for their purposes by the designated internal team members. This may be held by any of the project partner organisations dependent on the reasons for the data being held. Personal data may be communicated to external service providers (e.g. sending e-mails and analysing the functional capability of the website). If and when required, your personal data will be forwarded to public administrative bodies and agencies, as provided by law.

Personal data will be stored for the time necessary to carry out the purposes for which it was collected. Your personal data will be retained for a period of time necessary or permitted. When this period has been reached, the data shall be deleted or made anonymous.

You have the right to:

  • Access your personal data upon request
  • Rectify any inaccuracies within the data we have about you
  • Erasure of your personal data upon request
  • Restrict the processing of your data, dependent on circumstances
  • Object to processing of your data, dependent on circumstances
  • Data portability, to have your data transferred to yourself or another organisation, with its own conditions

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at:

info@soarproject.eu

Please be as specific as possible with the data you are looking for and your request.

We will endeavour to respond and act within a month of the request being made.

Please note that this privacy policy only applies to our site, and we may include content from other sites (e.g. Twitter) which have their own privacy policies. These features may also use cookies from those sites. Please refer to the respective privacy policies of the other sites included if you would like to know more.

These third parties may also include their own cookies, which can be blocked wholly or partially via our cookie consent banner or your browser settings, however if you are to do so, the functionality of these features are not guaranteed.

If you would like to block any cookies at a browser level, please refer to https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/stop-cookies-installed.html which provides a guide for how to block cookies for all browsers.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

SOAR Project keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page, including if any functionality is added to (or removed from) the website and reflect any changes this may result in. This privacy policy was last updated on 9th March 2022.