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Privacy policy

1. Introduction

This privacy statement concerns the processing of all personal data by Europa decentraal through the website www.bright-tool.eu.

Europa decentraal respects the privacy of visitors that visit the website. We only collect personal data that is necessary to display the website and the services we offer through our website. The collecting and processing of personal data through this website is done in accordance with the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Via this privacy statement we inform you about processing your personal data through our website. If you have any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us through the given contact details below.

2. Who is responsible for processing your personal data?

Europa decentraal is the controller – as defined in the GDPR – of the personal data collected through this website. Our contact details are:

Europa decentraal
P.O. box 30435
2500 GK The Hague
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)70 – 338 1090
Email: info@bright-tool.eu

3. Which data do we collect?

Europa decentraal does not collect personal data, unless you provide your personal data by creating an account on this website or sending us an email. This may include:

  • Personal details (name, e-mail, organization(s) you work for, job title);
  • Account details (username and password);
  • Your website searching behavior (IP-address, device type, surf and click behaviour);
  • Personal data you share by communicating with us.

Europa decentraal processes most of your personal data on the legal justification of your consent. We may also process your data if we have a legitimate interest and do not disproportionately infringe on your privacy.

4. For what purposes do we collect this data?

Personal data collected through this website is only used for the purposes for which they were provided. For example:

  • Name, email, organization, job title: to correctly address you, to answer your queries and to improve the BRIGHT tool.
  • IP-address, device type, surf and click behaviour: to track the activity of users on our website and to improve the BRIGHT tool.

5. Is your personal data given to third parties?

In accordance with this privacy statement and as permitted by law, Europa decentraal may use service providers for certain services. As far as these processors use your personal data for carrying out their services, Europa decentraal took all the necessary technical and organizational precautionary measures to ensure that your personal data is only used for the purposes mentioned before. Europa decentraal works together with ICT-server providers for hosting the website, and with Google Analytics for analyzing the effectiveness of our website.

Europa decentraal will not give your personal data to third parties, unless we are obligated to do so by law. Europa decentraal does not share your personal data with organizations outside of the EU.

6. How long will your personal data be kept?

Your personal data will be deleted or be made anonymous when the data is no longer needed for the processing purposes as mentioned in this privacy statement. If you have made an account on our website, we will keep your personal data during the period your account is active.

7. What are your rights as a data subject?

At any given time, you can file a request to access your personal data, to correct this data or to erase  this data. Furthermore it is your right to request the restriction of data processing, to object to the processing of data and the right to data portability. To enforce these rights, please contact us through e-mail at info@bright-tool.eu. Upon this request, we may ask you to send us a (partly anonymized) copy of your ID in order to verify your identity, to ensure that we do not provide personal data to the wrong parties. We strive to inform you of the follow-up to your request within four weeks after receiving your email.

8. Withdrawing your consent

You have the right to withdraw your consent. If you want to delete your account, you can send us an email at: info@bright-tool.eu. Please note that deactivated accounts cannot be reactivated.

9. Filing a complaint

You have the right to file a complaint about the processing of your personal data by Europa decentraal at a European Data Protection Authority. The Dutch Data Protection Authority, the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, can be contacted via their website.

10. Cookies

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer or mobile device. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website (such as language preferences), and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer.

11. What kind of cookies do we use?

Europa decentraal uses cookies (or comparable techniques like pixels and javascript) for optimizing the website and to analyze website traffic.

Europa decentraal also uses pseudonymised statistics about your visit to our website, which may include the following data:

  • Ip-address;
  • Technical details about your browser (such as Google Chrome, Safari, IE or Firefox) and the resolution of your computer/mobile screen;
  • Where and how long you have been visiting our website;
  • Which functionalities of the website you have been using;
  • Which parts of the website you have visited.

12. Which cookies do we use?

 Europa decentraal uses the following cookies:

Cookie Purpose More information
Google Analytics These are cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enable us to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. https://www.google.nl/intl/en/analytics/#?modal_active=none

13. Withdraw your consent regarding cookies

The easiest way to delete cookies is through the settings of your internet browser.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit the opt-out website.

Last updated: June 14th, 2018.