Privacy policy

Interreg Europe is committed to the protection of personal data, in accordance with Regulation No.45/2001 of the European Parliament and Council of 18 December 2000 'on protection of individuals with regard to processing of personal data by Community institutions and bodies and free movement of such data'. Your personal data will thus be processed in conformity with the above-mentioned Regulation.

Should you have any queries about the processing of your personal data, both regarding access to data and rectification of these data, you are invited to send your request to info[at]interregeurope.eu.

Although you can browse through Interreg Europe website without giving any information about yourself, we do require certain personal information in order to grant you access to some parts of the portal. We treat this information according to the privacy policy statement.

 

Personal data

Personal data we collect 

When you register to become a member of the Interreg Europe community or subscribe to our newsletter and updates, we save your private data in our systems. Some information about the community users is disclosed publicly (basic information): first name, last name, organisation and interests.

How we use and store personal data

All information we collect is safely stored in order to provide to the user:

  • access to the Interreg Europe community functionalities
  • newsletters
  • targeted mailings

Interreg Europe does not copy or modify your personal information in any way and uses it solely for the purposes of Interreg Europe website and newsletters. Interreg Europe never discloses personal information to third parties without prior approval. We do not divulge your personal data for any marketing purposes.

All the data collected through the online user profile form or other parts of the website will be stored safely in the database system until the end of the programming period, upon completion of which the data will be deleted. We take high security measures to safeguard the information against possible misuse or unauthorised access. The data will be kept in a highly secure server (Google data center in Belgium) with daily backups. Only authorised Google personnel has physical access to the server. We can access the server file system via SSH, requiring key-pair authentication. All the passwords used are encrypted.

How to access and modify personal data

You can access all the information disclosed with us at any time, verify its accuracy and, if necessary, correct it. In order to do this, please log in into your profile and adjust everything that is necessary. You can always delete your profile, if you decide to do so.

All personal details disclosed by registered users to this website remain fully in their control. The users can delete or modify any of their personal details at any time through the edit tab in their respective profile settings. 

Within Interreg Europe we also provide links to third-party sites. Since we do not control them, we encourage you to review their privacy policies.

 

Cookies

What are cookies
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience.  For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies...

How we use cookies
We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The cookies we set
If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users. 

Third party cookies
In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Disclaimer

Interreg Europe maintains this website to enhance public access to information about its initiatives. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. However, Interreg Europe accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site.

This information is:

  • of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
  • not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
  • sometimes linked to external sites over which Interreg Europe has no control and for which Interreg Europe assumes no responsibility;
  • not professional nor provides legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).

Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that a document available online reproduces exactly an officially adopted text. Only the printed text, signed by the appropriate authorities, is deemed authentic.

It is our goal to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. Interreg Europe accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.

Copyright Notice

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Reproduction of images, videos and other content is authorised for non-commercial purposes, provided the source is acknowledged, except where otherwise stated. Where prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), such permission shall cancel the above-mentioned general permission and shall clearly indicate any restrictions on use.