D^2EPC Privacy policy

We are the D^2EPC consortium. We respect your privacy and private life, but sometimes we need your personal data. In this privacy policy we explain which data we use and how we store, protect and process this data. This Privacy Policy applies to our Website https://www.d2epc.eu (the "Website) and the services that we offer (the "Services"). We comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (the "Relevant Legislation").

The content of this Website is produced by the D^2EPC consortium in the frame of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement No 892984. The Website is maintained to enhance public access to information about the project activities and to disseminate project results.

All the material in the Website belongs to the D^2EPC consortium and reflects only the authors’ view. The European Union is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

The content on this Website is subject to copyright.


To offer our Website and Services we process personal data. "Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person as defined in the Relevant Legislation. 


We can store your data at various moments, for example when you visit our Website, create an account via our Website, use our Services or when you contact us. We are allowed to process your data because we ask your permission via this Privacy Policy. We will not process your data without your consent, unless we are legally obliged to do so.


To use our Website and Services, we collect the following information with your permission:
  • Your first and last name
  • Your e-mail address
  • Name and type of organization
  • Country 
  • IP address


D^2EPC offers newsletters. By registering for the newsletter, your email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of promotional nature concerning D^2EPC project. We use Laposta as a service, which includes an opt-in system, every time we send you a newsletter you have the possibility to unsubscribe from the newsletter. A legal agreement exists between Laposta and the D^2EPC consortium, fully compliant with the GDPR.

We will only use your personal data for the purposes listed above or any other purpose that is connected thereto. This way, your data will never be used by us in an unexpected way.


The D^2EPC Website uses Google Analytics. We have taken safeguards to ensure that the right of visitors to the protection of their privacy does not prevail over our legitimate interest. That is why we have signed a Data Processing Amendment with Google Analytics and the D^2EPC consortium has chosen to mask the last octet of the IP address. In addition, we have 'data sharing' disabled and we do not use other Google services in combination with the Google Analytics cookies.


We work hard to protect your personal data from unauthorized or unlawful access, alteration, disclosure, use or destruction. That way, unauthorized persons do not have access to your data. We take the following measures to protect your personal data:
  • Secure network connections with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology or a technology that is similar to SSL
  • The access to the data is limited to the persons that need the data


We shall store your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes listed above.


We will only process your data within the European Union. We will only process your data outside of the European Union if the country has an effective protection level for your data.

We will never transfer your data to other countries or other parties than the ones described above.


You may find content on our Website that link to other websites. We do not control the content on these websites and are not responsible for the content or the privacy protection of these websites. We advise you to read the privacy policies of those websites. Such links include but are not limited to Social Media, such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube


Cookies are little (text) files which are stored on your computer. Your web browser stores these cookies when you visit our Website. These cookies will be retrieved when you visit our Website again. This allows our Website to recognise you as a previous visitor. 

We may use cookies to improve your user experience on our Website. Cookies are essential for the operation of our Website, make sure that you can visit our Website safely and track bugs and errors at our Website.

You can change your cookie settings in your browser, if you don't want cookies to be sent to your device. We will not save cookies if you visit our Website. Please note that some Website features or services of our Website may not function properly without cookies.

Before such cookies are saved, you will be asked for permission.


We may update our privacy policy from time to time. When we change this privacy policy in a significant way, we will post a notification on our Website along with the updated privacy policy. We also inform users that are registered with an email address in case of any significate moderation. If you are not registered as user we advise you to visit the Website and this policy regularly.

The data we collect is personal. Therefore, you have the following rights:
  • You may request access to the personal data we process about you;
  • You may request us to correct, update, shield or delete your personal information in our records;
  • You may request a copy of the personal data we have processed about you. We can - on your request - send this copy to another party, so you don't have to send the data yourself;
  • You may file a complaint against processing your data;
  • You may file a complaint, if you are under the impression that we process your data unlawfully;
  • You may always withdraw your consent to process your data. We cannot process your data from the moment you withdraw your consent.


For all privacy and data security related concerns, please contact D^2EPC project, through the email address policy@d2epc.eu.


D^2EPC project reserves the right at any time to modify, update and/or eliminate, in whole or in part, the Privacy Policy, such changes being duly publicized on this page or in another section of the Website  and made available to you  for validation.
You shall periodically visit the present page of the Privacy Policy to review the information contained herein and to be aware of any additional information.