Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how valumics.eu handles the personal information of its stakeholder platform members and newsletter recipients on the valumics.eu website. Valumics.eu is concerned about the safe handling of personal data. We respect your rights to privacy and ensure that all personal data processing is always in accordance with applicable laws and regulations on privacy and personal data processing. We ensure that personal information is not disclosed to third parties, and any disclosure of personal information is solely with the consent of the person or in accordance with the authority in the applicable privacy laws. We respect your self-determination regarding all personal data processing and in this privacy policy, we will explain how you can influence how your personal information is used.

This Privacy Policy contains information about how valumics.eu handles your personal information, such as. on their collection, preservation and safety.

 

What is personal information?

Personal information is any personally identifiable or personally identifiable information about the registered person, i.e. information directly or indirectly attributable to a particular individual, dead or alive. Personal information can be a name, phone number, email address, debit or credit card number, ip number, or individual product information. However, personal information is not aggregate data.

 

How does valumics.eu collect personal information?

We collect the following personal information about stakeholder platform members and newsletter recipients:

  • Email address
  • Full Name
  • City/Town
  • Country
  • Industry Sector
  • Organisation
  • Business area

We collect personal information, etc. in the following cases:

  • When you sign up to be a member of our stakeholder platform.
  • When you use our homepage (www.valumics.eu) and when you agree to receive newsletter.

 

How does valumics.eu use personal information?

To validate results and ensure their successful uptake, valumics.eu wishes to engage food system stakeholders through the valumics.eu Stakeholder Platform, offering its members a chance to voice their opinions via conferences, personal interviews and consultations. So valumics.eu may use the personal information to contact registered persons for that purpose. valumics.eu will also send out newsletters.

 

Disclosure of personal information

Valumics.eu does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes. We view protection of users’ privacy as a very important Community principle. We only use your contact information for updates on the VALUMICS project. Valumics.eu may share personal information with the partners belonging to the VALUMICS project consortium for the purposes described in this privacy policy.

 

Security of Personal Information

Valumics.eu uses the services of sendinblue.com for collection and storage of data. The hosting servers on which Sendinblue.com processes and stores its databases are all located within the European Union, on their own servers, on Google Cloud or on AWS. Sendinblue.com rents storage bays in French data centers, and the hardware used is owned solely by Sendinblue.com. Data is stored either on Google Cloud in Belgium or on AWS in Ireland. Sendinblue.com has taken all necessary precautions to preserve the security of personal data and to prevent it from being accessed by unauthorized third parties, distorted, or damaged.

These measures include the following:

  • Multi-level firewall.
  • Proven solutions for anti-virus protection and detection of intrusion attempts.
  • Encrypted data transmission using SSL/https/VPN technology.
  • Tier 3 and PCI DSS certified data centers.

In addition, access to processing data on behalf of Sendinblue.com by the receiving third-party services requires authentication of the persons accessing the data, by means of an individual access code and password, that is sufficiently robust and regularly renewed.

 

Your right; update registration information

We give you a certain right to decide how we will go with your personal information. You can inform us about your decision in a variety of ways. We will not send you an email unless you have previously given consent to receive such mailings. If you choose to revoke or update your personal information or if you need further information about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@valumics.eu.

 

Questions and assistance

If you have questions related to this privacy policy or need other assistance, please email us at info@valumics.eu.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time, but we will inform you of such changes by referring to the dates of the changes at the top of the page. We encourage you to review our privacy policy so that you understand how your personal information is used. If material changes to this Privacy Policy are made that change the way we use personal information and such changes do not match the purpose described in the Privacy Policy, we will notify you of such changes in good time before they enter into force.