The processing of your personal data is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the GDPR).
2. How we process your personal data
The table below sets out what personal data are collected, for what purposes, to which categories of data subjects these personal data refer, the retention period and the legal ground:
|Purpose of Processing
|Category of Data Subject
|Type of Personal Data
|Send e-mail to members of the European Commission in your name informing them of a rule of law violation.
|Until five (5) years after the visitor provided his/her data
|Send e-mails to invite website visitors to participate in other initiatives
|Website visitor that that provided his/her data
|Until two (2) years after the last contact initiated by the data subject took place.
If you do not provide the personal data set out above, then we will not be able to send e-mails on your behalf to the members of the Commission. However, you will be able to browse the website.
3. Data sharing
In connection with the purposes described above in Section 2 (How we process your personal data), we may need to share your personal data with third parties. These third parties include the following processors or partners:
- the EU Commission, as the Rule of Law violations that are submitted will be communicated to the EU Commission;
- external third party service providers:
- our hosting provider, Combell;
- our submission form provider, SendinBlue;
- our website builder, SiteLabs, S.L.
- professional advisors, such as lawyers may receive access if needed.
4. Transfer of personal data
At the moment no personal data are transferred outside of the EEA.
5. Data subject rights
As a data subject, you enjoy the following rights, subject to legal conditions as set out in the GDPR, vis-à-vis us:
- Right to information. You have to right to request from us information regarding the processing. This information will include the legal ground, the legitimate interests, the storage period, the right to data portability, the possibility to withdraw consent, the right to lodge a complaint, the data source and mechanisms for international data transfers;
- Right of access. You have the right to, upon your request, obtain certainty about the processing of their personal data, information regarding the processing and access to your personal data;
- Right to rectification. You have the right to, upon your request, correct incorrect personal data, complete personal data and notify recipients to whom personal data were provided of the rectification;
- Right of erasure. You have the right to, upon your request, have your personal data erased, in certain circumstances, taking into account that the data which appears in this website is public knowledge and comes from open sources and public entities that have opened them for general knowledge, and for which we have no responsibility of any kind, given that we have only compiled the information that which was already openly accessible, in several websites of media outlets and official websites of public entities;
- Right to restriction of processing. You have the right to, upon your request, obtain restriction of the processing of your personal data, and in case of restriction, limit the processing to storage;
- Right to data portability. You have the right to, upon your request, be provided with your personal data, which you can reuse as you wish. In that case, we have the obligation to transfer personal data directly to another controller;
- Right to object. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on certain grounds and with certain purposes; and the right to at all times object the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes;
- Right to withdraw consent. In case you have given your consent to our processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time;
- Automated individual decision-making, including profiling. You have the right to, in case of automated individual decision-making, obtain human intervention, give your point of view, receive an explanation for the automated decision, and challenge that decision; and
- Lodge a complaint. You have the right to lodge a complaint at any time with the competent supervisory authority. In Belgium, the competent supervisory authority is the Belgian Data Protection Authority: Lodge a complaint | Autorité de protection des données Gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit (dataprotectionauthority.be) and in Spain the competent supervisory authority is the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos: Sede Electrónica – Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (sedeagpd.gob.es).
6. Technical and organisational measures
We have in place appropriate technical and organisational measures in order to prevent or act against any unauthorized and unlawful processing or disclosure, as well as accidental loss, modification or destruction of personal data. Before the introduction of new methods of data processing, particularly new IT systems, technical and organisational measures to protect personal data will be defined and implemented by us. These measures will be based on the state of the art, the risks of processing, and the need to protect the personal data. Furthermore, these technical and organisational measures for protecting personal data will be regularly adjusted to the technical developments and organisational changes.
Personal data will be processed on a strictly “need to know basis” meaning personal data will only be processed and employees will only have access to personal data when appropriate and necessary for the type and scope of the task in question. Employees are forbidden to use personal data for their own private or commercial purposes, to disclose it to unauthorized persons, or to make it available in any other way.
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