Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how the MaCoBioS project uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website. The MaCoBioS project follows the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

What data do we collect?

The MaCoBioS project website collects the following data:

  • Cookies when you visit our website.
  • Personally identifiable information (including name and email) when you register to receive our news or invitations to our forthcoming activities.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide the MaCoBioS project with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online to receive our news or invitations to our forthcoming activities.
  • Voluntarily complete a survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

The MaCoBioS project may also receive your data indirectly from the MaCoBioS newsletter.

How will we use your data?

The MaCoBioS project collects your data so that we can:

  • Understand how people use our website so that we can make it more intuitive.
  • Email our news and invitations to forthcoming activities to you.
  • Send you details of meetings and events.

How do we store your data?

The MaCoBioS project website and email address are hosted on the Ionos platform. Your data may be stored through Ionos and Google data storage, databases and the general Ionos and Google applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

The servers are located in Germany for Ionos and in Ireland for Google, and they are all GDPR compliant (find out more here for Ionos and here for Google).
The MaCoBioS project will keep news- and invitations-related information until the end of the project in 2024. Afterwards we will delete your data by deleting the newsletter and invitation mailing list.

What are your data protection rights?

The MaCoBioS project would like to make sure you are aware of all of your data protection rights.

Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request the MaCoBioS project for copies of your personal data.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that the MaCoBioS project correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request the MaCoBioS project to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that the MaCoBioS project erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that the MaCoBioS project restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the MaCoBioS project processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that the MaCoBioS project transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If your make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us:

The MaCoBioS Project Centre for Blue Governance,Faculty of Business and Law University of Portsmouth Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth, PO1 3DE United Kingdom

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org

How do we use cookies?

The MaCoBioS project uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including understanding how you use our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies. The MaCoBioS project website uses cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The MaCoBioS project website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

The MaCoBioS project keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 28 June 2021.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: info@macobios.eu

Or write to us:

The MaCoBioS Project Centre for Blue Governance,
Faculty of Business and Law University of Portsmouth
Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth,
PO1 3DE United Kingdom