Effective since: 17 March 2023
The European University Association make it a matter of pride to respect the privacy of our members and users and to treat their personal data in the strictest confidentiality and in accordance with the legislation in force.
1.WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PROCESSING YOUR DATA?
The European University Association incorporated in Geneva, Switzerland is the controller of your personal data.
Here is our complete contact information:
European University Association (EUA)
114, Rue du Rhône, Case postale 3174
1211 Geneva 3, Switzerland
Swiss business registry: CHE-100.936.540
Phone number: +41 22 552 02 96
2.WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT?
We collect your data - personal or otherwise - for various reasons which are defined in the following point (see point 3). It may include the following data:
-your identifying information (surname, first name, function, organisation or institution, e-mail address, and postal address);
-our communications (by email or other);
-the type of domain with which you connect to the Internet;
-the IP address assigned to you;
-the date and time of your access to our website;
-location data or other data relating to the communication;
-the pages you viewed on our website;
-the type of browser, platform and/or operating system you are using;
-the search engine and the keywords used to find the website;
-your browsing preferences.
3.WHY DO WE COLLECT YOUR DATA?
We collect your data mainly to send you emails of interest to you such as our newsletters and event invitations, requests to fill thematic surveys dedicated to research and higher education as well as to improve our service and, more generally, to easily communicate with each other. We may also collect or otherwise process personal data for ancillary purposes which are not incompatible with the purposes listed mentioned in the previous sentence, notably, in relation to our broader activities and operations. Finally, your data also allow us to improve and facilitate your navigation on our websites.
4.HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR DATA?
5.ARE YOUR DATA PROTECTED?
6.HOW LONG DO WE STORE YOUR DATA?
We keep your data for the time necessary to accomplish the objectives pursued (see point 3). Once this goal is achieved, we delete them.
7.WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS AND HOW CAN THEY BE EXERCISED?
8.WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR DATA AND TO WHOM ARE THEY COMMUNICATED?
Our employees and subcontractors. They have access to it only to the extent necessary for fulfilling the objectives pursued (see point 3). Each of them is subject to a strict obligation of confidentiality.
9.DO WE TRANSFER YOUR DATA ABROAD?
We respect the GDPR and therefore might transfer your data to a EU country. We will only transfer your data to a non-EU country if it provides a level of protection equivalent to what you can find in your country of residence.
10.HOW TO RECEIVE OUR INFORMATION BY EMAIL?
We only use your email address to offer you information, services and events similar to those you have already been interested in or if you work for a member organisation of our association.
11.WHAT IS OUR POLICY ON DATA CONCERNING MINORS?
13.WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF A DISPUTE?
Lengthy trials do not benefit anyone. In the event of a dispute between us, we commit to give priority to dialogue and openness in search of an amicable solution.