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Personal data protection
The FCH 2 JU, like other EU institutions , bodies, agencies and offices (EU institutions), may process your personal data (also known as personal information) for a number of reasons, from dealing with public requests for information, staff matters, procurement contracts, grant agreements etc.
The FCH 2 JU is committed to user privacy.
The policy on protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions and bodies is based on Regulation (EU) 2018/1725.
Although you can browse through most of the pages of our website without giving any information about yourself, in some cases, personal information is required in order to provide the e-services you request, such as for example registration for participation to annual or ad-hoc events organised by the FCH 2 JU.
The pages that require such information treat it according to the policy described in the regulation above and will always contain, in a dedicated privacy statement, the information about how we use of your data.
In this respect:
- for each e-service, the purposes and means of the processing of personal data are speciifed in their correspondign privacy statement
- within the FCH 2 JU, the Data Protection Officer ensures that the provisions of the regulation are applied and advises controllers on fulfilling their obligations
- as for all the institutions, the European Data Protection Supervisor will act as an independent supervisory authority
The FCH 2 JU's websites may provide links to third-party sites. Since we do not control them, we encourage you to review their privacy policies.
An e-service on this website is a service or resource made available on the internet in order to provide you with easy and effective access to information, to manage organisation of events and management of specific initiatives and contracts. The FCH 2 JU currently has either on a permanent or on a temporary basis the following e-services
- general information services
- information services that provide for the possibility to organise and manage your enrolment to events
- information services that provide for the organisation and management of specific FCH 2 JU intiatives ( such as the H2 Regions Initiative)
- transaction services that allow access to all basic forms of transactions with the FCH 2 JU, such as procurement, financial operations, recruitment, acquisition of documents
Information contained in a specific privacy statement
- The identity and contact details of the controller
- The contact details of the data protection officer
- what information is collected and for what purpose and the technical means the FCH 2 JU collects personal information in order to fulfill a specific purpose, as well as the legal basis
- to whom your information is disclosed, if applicable
- how you can access your information, verify its accuracy and, if necessary, correct it, delete it, restrict the processing or where applicable, object to processing or to data portability
- in specific cases cases, you will also have the right to withdraw your consent
- how long your data is kept
- what security measures are taken to safeguard your information against possible misuse or unauthorised access
- whom to contact if you have queries or complaints
Our “Contact” webpage has two contact e-mail addresses, which activate your email software and opens a new email to be addressed to a specific mailbox. When you send such a message, your personal data is collected only in order to reply.
If the team responsible for the mailbox is unable to answer your question, it will forward your email to another service. You will be informed, via email, about which service your question has been forwarded to.
If you have any questions about the processing of your email and related personal data, do not hesitate to include them in your message.
Collected personal data is stored on a computer of the external subcontractor acting as processor, who has to guarantee the data protection and confidentiality required by Regulation (EU) 2018/1725.
If you want to request access to and rectify or erase your personal data stored by the FCH 2 JU for this website, or restrict the processing of your personal data, or where applicable, object to the processing or to data portability, you can email the data controller at the following address: email@example.com . In your email, clearly state your request and include the URL of the webpages your request refers to.
In accordance with article 25 Regulation (EU) 2018/1725, the FCH 2 JU may restrict the application of the rights enshrined in Articles 14 to 21, 35 and 36, as well as Article 4 as per Decision of the Governing Board of the Fuel cells and Hydrogen 2 joint Undertaking of 26 May 2020 laying down internal rules concerning restrictions of certain rights of data subjects in relation to processing of personal data in the framework of the functioning of the FCH 2 JU
Specific Privacy Statements
1. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for data collected via the on-line registration to FCH 2 JU events
2. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for data collected via On-line Surveys.
3. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for processing of personal data related to Registration, Selection and Management of Independent Experts
4. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for processing of personal data related to Grant Management
5. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for processing of personal data related to procurement procedures.
6. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for processing of personal data related to recruitment of staff.
7. Download here the Specific Privacy statement for processing of personal data related to recruitment of trainees.
8. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for data collected via on-line subscriptions to communication about the FCH 2 JU.
9. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for visitors on the premises of the FCH 2 JU.
10. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for Audits and Controls performed by FCH 2 JU services on the implementation of the programme and the provisions of the grant agreements or service contracts.
11. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for Access to documents
12. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for Workshops dedicated to beneficiaries in FCH 2 JU grants for EHSP activities
13. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for Microsoft 365 dedicated to guest users
14. Download here the Specific Service Privacy Statement for Web Conference Services (Webex)
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