1. Who is EUscreen?
EUscreen is a Best Practice Network funded within the eContentplus programme of the European Commission and started as a three-year project in October 2009. The project consortium is made up of 28 partners and 9 associate partners from 20 European countries. EUscreen is legally represented by the University of Utrecht. EUscreen provides standardised access to over 30,000 items of programme content and complementary contextual information through one freely accessible online portal The manner in which your personal data will be processed and used has been registered with the Dutch Data Protection Authority.
2. Which information is collected and processed by EUscreen?
If you wish to optimally use the Website, you must first create an account. During the process of creating your account, you will be asked to submit certain information about yourself. Some of this requested information is optional. You can always amend the information you have submitted in your account.
Automatically Generated Information
EUscreen collects Automatically Generated Information. This information consists of your surfing behaviour on the Website, such as the web pages you visit, how long you stay on a certain webpage and the use you make of your Profile. Furthermore, EUscreen also collects your IP-address, the browser type (computer program necessary to view web pages) as well as “cookies”.
3. What are cookies and how does EUscreen use them?
You can adjust your browser so that you do not receive any cookies during your next use of the Website. However, in that case you may not have access to (parts of) the Website. In order to know more about the functionality of cookies, please consult your browser instruction or the Help function in your browser.
4. For which purposes will EUscreen use collected information?
EUscreen will use the personal data it has collected about you for the following purposes:
- to offer the Website to you;
- to send you information regarding the Website;
- to send you information on EUscreen’s own, similar services;
- to promote the Website;
- to draw up statistical data rendered anonymous and to protect the Website;
- to provide your information to third parties pursuant to legal obligations and/or in case of a law suit or the protection of its rights.
Use by EUscreen
EUscreen offers a Website which enables users to browse through decades of digitised television and film content made available by 18 European audiovisual archives. The Website offers free access to videos, stills, texts and rich metadata, covering major events in Europe (and beyond) as well as providing insights into how people in Europe have lived for over the last sixty years. You can look for clips and programmes by entering text, clicking on relevant search fields or by using the filters to refine what you are looking for. It is also possible to post messages yourself. In order to ensure that you can optimally use the Website, EUscreen must process your personal data.
EUscreen also wishes to keep you informed of the development of its Website. In case of an upgrade, update or any other change to the Website, EUscreen will let you know. It is not possible to opt out for these messages.
Furthermore, EUscreen can send you a news letter that will keep you informed of the promotions EUscreen organises. You will receive the newsletter on a regular basis. If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you can unsubscribe by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A possibility to unsubscribe is also included in every individual newsletter. In case you unsubscribe, EUscreen advises you to regularly check the Website for new promotions.
Use by third parties
Without your explicit consent, EUscreen will not provide third parties with your personal data for direct marketing purposes (inter alia for sending advertisements).
EUscreen can provide third parties with your personal data in so far as necessary for offering the Website and/or in the event it concerns data that can not be traced back to you personally (such as the Automatically Generated Information excluding the IP-address) and are therefore not to be considered personal data.
Finally, EUscreen can provide your details to third parties if EUscreen is obliged to do so pursuant to legal provisions, it is forced to do so as a result of a legal case and/or in the event EUscreen regards it necessary for the protection of its own rights.
5. Transfer of company
In the event of a further growth and development of EUscreen one or more parts of the assets of the company may be transferred to a third party or EUscreen may merge with a third party. In that case your personal data will also be transferred.
6. Transfer to countries outside the EU
Given the fact that EUscreen uses Google Analytics, as described above in paragraph 4, EUscreen transfers personal data to the United Stated of America. As a part of Google Inc., Google Analytics is a party to the Safe Harbor program. This means that Google has taken suitable measures to protect your personal data. Based on this, EUscreen is entitled to transfer your personal data to Google for the purposes as described in paragraph 4.
7. Inspection and correction of personal data
You can always inspect and, if necessary, amend your personal data in your Profile. If you wish to receive an overview of all personal data about you stored by EUscreen, you can send EUscreen a request for inspection. EUscreen shall send you the overview of stored personal data within four (4) weeks. Subsequently you can ask EUscreen to correct, supplement, delete or protect the collected personal data. EUscreen will inform you within four (4) weeks whether it will honour your request to correct supplement, delete or protect your personal data. The abovementioned requests can be send to email@example.com.
8. What is the scope of EUscreen’s responsibilities?
9. Can this Privacy Statement be changed?
This Privacy Statement can be changed. You will be informed of changes by means of the Website.
If you have any further questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.