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Personal data we collect 

When you register to become a member of the Elchorro community or subscribe to our newsletter and updates, we save your private data in our systems. Some information about the community users is disclosed publicly (basic information): first name, last name, organisation and interests.

How we use and store personal data

All information we collect is safely stored in order to provide to the user:

  • access to the Elchorro community functionalities
  • newsletters
  • targeted mailings

Interreg Europe does not copy or modify your personal information in any way and uses it solely for the purposes of Elchorro website and newsletters. Elchorro never discloses personal information to third parties without prior approval. We do not divulge your personal data for any marketing purposes.

All the data collected through the online user profile form or other parts of the website will be stored safely in the database system until the end of the programming period, upon completion of which the data will be deleted. We take high security measures to safeguard the information against possible misuse or unauthorised access. The data will be kept in a highly secure server (Google data center in Belgium) with daily backups. Only authorised Google personnel has physical access to the server. We can access the server file system via SSH, requiring key-pair authentication. All the passwords used are encrypted.

How to access and modify personal data

You can access all the information disclosed with us at any time, verify its accuracy and, if necessary, correct it. In order to do this, please log in into your profile and adjust everything that is necessary. You can always delete your profile, if you decide to do so.

All personal details disclosed by registered users to this website remain fully in their control. The users can delete or modify any of their personal details at any time through the edit tab in their respective profile settings.

Within Elchorro we also provide links to third-party sites. Since we do not control them, we encourage you to review their privacy policies.

 

Cookies

What are cookies
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience.

How we use cookies
We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling cookies
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The cookies we set
If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

Third party cookies
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