Privacy Policy

The INITIATE consortium complies with the privacy legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Collecting personal data

The INITIATE consortium only collects personal data that users spontaneously give it or that third parties give it in the context of a service requested by them.

Processing personal data

The INITIATE consortium only collects the personal data needed to carry out a service requested by the users (or by third parties).

The INITIATE consortium processes the data it is given only:

  • If users have explicitly given their permission to do so;
  • If it is necessary to process the data in order to provide a service requested by the users
  • If it is legally obliged to process the data (E.g. EC funding projects);
  • If it is necessary for a legitimate purpose or in the public interest or (E.g. European Parliament entrance permission).

Treating personal data

Sensitive personal data (E.g. bank account numbers, ID or passports numbers) are always treated as confidential and never made public.

The personal data are only used for the service requested by the users ( E.g. newsletter)

The INITIATE consortium doesn’t pass on users ‘contact details to third parties for commercial purposes.

Keeping personal data

The INITIATE consortium will only keep users data for the time needed to provide the INITIATE consortium’s services (E.g. meetings organisation and follow-up, EC projects…)

Updating or unsubscribing personal data

If users want to view or update any of their contact details, or delete any data, they can send us an email at

Users have the right to be ‘forgotten’. To request this, they can contact

For further information:

Legislation :