1. Collecting and processing information

When you visit the 11th EDF Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Project website, herein referred to as the Project, the Project may collect cookies and data for the purpose of analysis.

When you request material from the Project’s website, we may ask you to provide information which will be safely stored and processed.

To proceed with the request for information or to sign up for email updates, we will ask you for the following information (such as, but not limited to): your name, email address, company (employer), and country (“Personal Information”).

Please bear in mind that the Project’s website uses cookies and similar technologies to provide a better experience and for the purpose of analysis. For more information, please read our Policy on personal information protection.

2. Use of personal information

The Project can use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • To contact you and respond to any request you may have sent via the Project’s website;

  • To send you informative material about the Project;

  • To conduct satisfaction surveys among users;

  • To manage and reply to comments or requests made through our social media sites, which are open for your participation;

  • Recruitment; and

  • To compile general statistics.

The Project may use cookies which store general, non-personal information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on the site, pages visited, and other similar information, and to improve content and ensure security and protection of data.

The Project does not release, rent, allocate, transfer nor provide your Personal Information to third parties without your prior consent, except when:

  • It is general public knowledge at the moment it is divulged or it becomes public domain through no illegal action on the part of the Project;

  • It is in the possession of the Project at the moment it is divulged, without the Project violating any legal obligation;

  • It becomes known to the Project from sources other than the disclosing party, but with the legal right to divulge such Personal Information; and

  • It must be divulged by the Project in order to comply with applicable government laws or regulations.

3. How long we keep your information

For an indefinite period until you indicate that you wish us to withdraw your information from our database.

4. Security and integrity of the information

Personal Information you may provide will be stored and protected in keeping with industry and technology standards. In spite of this, the internet is not a space that is 100% secure, therefore the Project cannot guarantee that transmissions via the internet will be completely private or secure, and you understand that any message or information you send to the Project can be read or intercepted by third parties, even when the information is encrypted.

5. Your rights

You have the right, at any time, to access and request a copy of your Personal Information; to request that your Personal Information be amended or revoked; and to limit its use or disclosure.

This can be done by:

Updating your email preferences (to which emails you wish to receive the information) by sending an email with your request to the following address: info@edfspscariforum.online.

6. General clauses

11th EDF Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Project reserves the right to amend this Privacy Notice; such amendments shall be published on its website: www.edfspscariforum.online .