DATA PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Statement describes how CEP uses and protects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Statement constitutes the entire agreement between you and CEP relating to the publicly accessible portions of our website. By your use of our website, you consent to be governed by this Privacy Statement.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Statement, at any time. Any such modification that materially affects your rights to your personal and financial information will not take effect until 30 days after notice of such change is posted on this website, during which time you may notify us that you do not accept such change. Your continued use of this website following the 30-day period will be conclusively deemed acceptance of the changes to this Privacy Statement. Further, you agree that such notice posted on this website constitutes reasonable and sufficient notice. At all times, you are bound by the then-current version of the Privacy Statement and all applicable laws. We highly recommend that you review this Privacy Statement and the Website Terms of Use from time to time to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version. The examples contained in this Privacy Statement are illustrations; they are not intended to be exclusive.

 

  1. Proprietary and Copyrights

 

All proprietary and copyrights are reserved. The website’s layout, the photographs, graphics, sound, animations, videos and texts used as well as their arrangement on the website of Centre for European Perspective (www.cep.si) are protected by copyright. It is not allowed to copy or use the content in other electronic or printed publications without the express consent by Centre for European Perspective, except for the authorized use. In particular, beyond the authorized use, the content must not be reproduced, disseminated, amended or made available to third parties for commercial purposes. All brands and trademarks mentioned in the website and/or the documents hyperlinked to it, including where applicable those protected by third parties, are subject without restriction to the provisions of current labeling legislation and the rights of possession of the respective registered owners. The mere fact of a trademark being mentioned is not to be interpreted as indicating that it is not protected by third-party rights.

Authorized Use Photographs of the Centre for European Perspective which are offered for download may be used free of charge, provided that the name of the photographer is indicated. MP3 versions and videos of the speeches offered for download on the website are free of charge. To ensure unbiased media coverage, the website features summaries of events organized by Centre for European Perspective Texts can be downloaded and used free of charge, provided that the name of the author is indicated.

 

  1. Data protection

 

2.1. Personal data

The use of the Internet pages of the Centre for European Perspective is possible without any indication of personal data; however, you may have the opportunity, via our website or other means, to provide us with personal information about you and your interests. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, mailing address, e-mail address, policy interests, and regional interests

If you choose to share any personal data with us via our website or via e-mail, we may store it and use that information to assist you with any questions you may have. We use industry standard practices to review data quality and confirm that the information we have for you is up-to-date.

The Centre for European Perspective only collects and stores personal data if it is supplied by you, for example on a contact form. Personal data is processed in accordance with applicable data protection legislation especially with EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and only to the extent required to enable us to reply to your query.

You may accept that the Centre for European Perspective will keep you informed via, newsletter, email or telephone about its products and services (e.g. mail-outs). Your contact details (title, name, surname, position, organization, e-mail, phone number, postal address of his or her organization, contact person, contact person’s e-mail address, personal photo, CV) are stored and used for this purpose.

Your personal details of the will not be passed on to third parties without your permission.

You can revoke your consent to the use and transfer of data at any time by emailing: to the controller: cep@cep.si

The criteria used to determine the period of storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. However, if the affected party wishes, and provided we are not prevented from doing so for legal reasons, the data may be deleted with immediate effect or be corrected at any time.

 

2.2. Security

Center for European Perspective uses secure data networks that are protected by firewall and password protection systems that are consistent with industry standards. Center for European Perspective security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary. Only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by Center for European Perspective contacts.

Despite using these measures, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you disclose to us. You accept the inherent risks of providing information and dealing on-line and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or willful default.

 

2.3. Cookies

The Internet pages of Centre for European Perspective (www.cep.si)  use cookies. Through the use of cookies, Centre for European Perspective can provide the users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored.

By means of a cookie, the information and offers on our website can be optimised with the user in mind. Cookies allow us, as previously mentioned, to recognize our website users. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to utilise our website. The website user that uses cookies, e.g. does not have to enter access data each time the website is accessed, because this is taken over by the website, and the cookie is thus stored on the user’s computer system.

The data subject may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies through our website by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used, and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

 

2.4. Google Analytics

This website of Centre for European Perspective uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.

Google Analytics uses “cookies,” text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Through our activation of the IP anonymization, however, Google will truncate the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.

On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating users’ use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider.

Google will not associate users IP address with any other data held by Google. Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on their browsers. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

 

2.5. Log Files

Like most standard Web site servers, Centre for European Perspective website uses log files. Centre for European Perspective collects and stores only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet. the date and time you access the site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to the Centre for European Perspective website. Centre for European Perspective uses this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of the site, and to make the site more useful to visitors. Upon request, Centre for European Perspective is required by law to disclose this and other information records to you-

 

2.6. Links

Throughout our web pages, we provide links to other servers and websites which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility (and shall have no liability) for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers and/or sites.

 

2.7. Twitter

On the web site of the Centre for European Perspective components of Twitter are integrated. Twitter is a multilingual, publicly-accessible microblogging service on which users may publish and spread so-called ‘tweets,’ e.g. short messages. The operating company of Twitter is Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, UNITED STATES.

With each call-up to one of the individual pages of the Centre for European Perspective site on which a Twitter component (Twitter button) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to download a display of the corresponding Twitter component of Twitter. Further information about the Twitter buttons is available under https://about.twitter.com/de/resources/buttons. During the course of this technical procedure, Twitter gains knowledge of what specific sub-page of our website was visited by the data subject. The purpose of the integration of the Twitter component is a retransmission of the contents of this website to allow our users to introduce this web page to the digital world and increase our visitor numbers.

If the data subject is logged in at the same time on Twitter, Twitter detects with every call-up to our website by the data subject and for the entire duration of their stay on our Internet site which specific sub-page of our Internet page was visited by the data subject. This information is collected through the Twitter component and associated with the respective Twitter account of the data subject. If the data subject clicks on one of the Twitter buttons integrated on our website, then Twitter assigns this information to the personal Twitter user account of the data subject and stores the personal data.

Twitter receives information via the Twitter component that the data subject has visited our website, provided that the data subject is logged in on Twitter at the time of the call-up to our website. This occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on the Twitter component or not. If such a transmission of information to Twitter is not desirable for the data subject, then he or she may prevent this by logging off from their Twitter account before a call-up to our website is made.

The applicable data protection provisions of Twitter may be accessed under https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en.

 

2.8. You Tube

On the web site of the Centre for European Perspective components of YouTube are integrated. YouTube is an Internet video portal that enables video publishers to set video clips and other users free of charge, which also provides free viewing, review and commenting on them. The operating company of YouTube is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, UNITED STATES. The YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc.

With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site on which a YouTube component (YouTube video) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to download a display of the corresponding YouTube component. Further information about YouTube may be obtained under https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/en/. During the course of this technical procedure, YouTube and Google gain knowledge of what specific sub-page of our website was visited by the data subject.

If the data subject is logged in on YouTube, YouTube recognizes with each call-up to a sub-page that contains a YouTube video, which specific sub-page of our Internet site was visited by the data subject. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to the respective YouTube account of the data subject.

YouTube and Google will receive information through the YouTube component that the data subject has visited our website, if the data subject at the time of the call to our website is logged in on YouTube; this occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on a YouTube video or not. If such a transmission of this information to YouTube and Google is not desirable for the data subject, the delivery may be prevented if the data subject logs off from their own YouTube account before a call-up to our website is made.

YouTube’s data protection provisions, available at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/, provide information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by YouTube and Google.

 

2.9. Facebook

The website of Centre for European Perspective has integrated components of Facebook. Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and sharewith your family and friends online. The operating company of Facebook is Facebook, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025 UNITED STATES

With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, which a Facebook component was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to the download of a display of the corresponding Facebook component of Facebook. Further information about the Facebook plug-in may be accessed under https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/ During the course of this technical procedure, Facebook gains knowledge of what specific sub-page of our website was visited by the data subject.

If the data subject is logged in at the same time on Facebook, Facebook detects with every call-up to our website by the data subject—and for the entire duration of their stay on our Internet site—which specific sub-page of our Internet page was visited by the data subject. This information is collected through the Facebook component and associated with the respective Facebook account of the data subject. If the data subject clicks on one of the Facebook buttons integrated on our website, then Facebook assigns this information to the personal Facebook user account of the data subject and stores the personal data.

Facebook receives information via the Facebook component that the data subject has visited our website, provided that the data subject is logged in at Facebook at the time of the call-up to our website. This occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on the Facebook button or not. If such a transmission of information to Facebook is not desirable for the data subject, then he or she may prevent this by logging off from their Facebook account before a call-up to our website is made.

The applicable privacy policy for Facebook is available under https://www.facebook.com/policy.phpThe Facebook Cookie Policy is available under https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

 

2.10. LinkedIn:

On the web site of the Centre for European Perspective components of the LinkedIn are integrated. The LinkedIn is a web-based social network that enables users with existing business contacts to connect and to make new business contacts. The operating company of LinkedIn is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court Mountain View, CA 94043, UNITED STATES. For privacy matters outside of the UNITED STATES LinkedIn Ireland, Privacy Policy Issues, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, is responsible

With each call-up to one of the individual pages of of this Internet site, which a LinkedIn component (LinkedIn plug-in) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to the download of a display of the corresponding LinkedIn component of LinkedIn. Further information about the LinkedIn plug-in may be accessed under https://developer.linkedin.com/plugins. During the course of this technical procedure, LinkedIn gains knowledge of what specific sub-page of our website was visited by the data subject. If the data subject is logged in at the same time on LinkedIn, LinkedIn detects with every call-up to our website by the data subject—and for the entire duration of their stay on our Internet site—which specific sub-page of our Internet page was visited by the data subject.

This information is collected through the LinkedIn component and associated with the respective LinkedIn account of the data subject. If the data subject clicks on one of the LinkedIn buttons integrated on our website, then LinkedIn assigns this information to the personal LinkedIn user account of the data subject and stores the personal data. LinkedIn receives information via the LinkedIn component that the data subject has visited our website, provided that the data subject is logged in at LinkedIn at the time of the call-up to our website. This occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on the LinkedIn button or not. If such a transmission of information to LinkedIn is not desirable for the data subject, then he or she may prevent this by logging off from their LinkedIn account before a call-up to our website is made.

LinkedIn provides under https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls the possibility to unsubscribe from e-mail messages, SMS messages and targeted ads, as well as the ability to manage ad settings. LinkedIn also uses affiliates such as Eire, Google Analytics, BlueKai, DoubleClick, Nielsen, Comscore, Eloqua, and Lotame. The setting of such cookies may be denied under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy. The applicable privacy policy for LinkedIn is available under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. The LinkedIn Cookie Policy is available under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy.

 

  1. Name and Address of the controller

Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is: Centre for European Perspective, Grajska cesta 1,1234 Mengeš Slovenia, email: cep@cep.si, tel: +386 1 560 86 00, Website: www.cep.si

 

Version dated: May 18, 2018