Personal data (usually referred to just as "data" below) will only be processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents, and the services offered there.
Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR"), "processing" refers to any operation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means or not.
I. Information about us as responsible for your data
The data protection officer:
12 Prof. Georgi Zlatarski Street
II. The rights of users and data subjects
With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right;
In addition, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it discloses data of any such corrections, deletions, or restrictions placed on processing the same per Art. 16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, users have a right to information about these recipients.
Likewise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right to object to the controller's future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permissible.
III. Information about the data processing
How we collect and use personal data
We collect personal data through the data generated by your activity on the websites. In order to ensure the effective functioning and security of our websites and to better understand visitor behavioral patterns, as you browse our websites we automatically collect:
Log information such as the pages you visit, the time/date of your visit as well as your internet protocol (IP) address.
Device and software information such as your browser specifications and operating system
This information is collected through the use of various technologies, including cookies which are small text files stored in your browser.
Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for its storage ceases to apply, provided the deletion of the same is not in breach of any statutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below.
Links to other websites
For technical reasons, the following data sent by your internet browser to us or to our server provider (Located in Bulgaria, EU) will be collected, especially to ensure a secure and stable website: These server log files record the type and version of your browser, operating system, the website from which you came (referrer URL), the webpages on our site visited, the date and time of your visit, as well as the IP address from which you visited our site.
The data thus collected will be temporarily stored, but not in association with any other of your data.
The basis for this storage is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality, and security of our website.
The data will be deleted within no more than seven days, unless continued storage is required for evidentiary purposes. In which case, all or part of the data will be excluded from deletion until the investigation of the relevant incident is finally resolved.
a) Session cookies
The following data are stored and transmitted in the cookies:
The user data collected in this way is pseudonymised by technical precautions. It is no longer possible to assign the data to the calling user. The data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.
The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to collect data to initiate or process contractual relationships.
If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
When you close your browser, these session cookies are deleted.
b) Disabling cookies
If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, not all of the functions on our site may be fully usable.
If you contact us via email, the data you provide will be used for the purpose of processing your request. We must have this data in order to process and answer your inquiry; otherwise, we will not be able to answer it in full or at all.
The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.
Your data will be deleted once we have fully answered your inquiry and there is no further legal obligation to store your data, such as if an order or contract resulted therefrom.
This website utilises Matomo Analytics, an open-source privacy-focused analytic software that adheres to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). All data is recorded on a secure server located in the European Union and is not shared with any third parties. Data is utilised in an anonymised format to enhance the visibility and web presence of this website. Matomo employs cookies to store information on the user’s device, allowing for an analysis of the user behavior on this website.
IV. Information about the use of resources
Copyright compliance and disclaimer
We strictly follow copyright legislation, making sure all the materials on our website are used in a way, which respects both the creator’s intellectual property and the privacy rights of the people visible in the materials. Specifically:
The NanoHarmony OECD TG/GD Process Mentor tool has been created as one of the legacy items of the NanoHarmony Project (EU Horizon 2020 No. 885931), which encourages the use of its publications and multimedia products (e.g. webinars, workshops). Unless otherwise stated, the Material is the intellectual property of the NanoHarmony Project and its partners and protected by Creative Commons copyright licences. Some content in the Material may be owned by third parties. The User is responsible for verifying whether this is the case and, if so, securing the appropriate permissions from these third parties before using such content.
Consequently, at the exception of the NanoHarmony Training Material, none of the materials on our website can be reproduced, modified, re-circulated, commercially exploited or re-used in any form whatsoever without the prior written consent of project management team and the people appearing on them; Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC BY-NC-ND). Accordingly, we do not accept responsibility for any content from our website, which is reproduced, re-circulated, or re-used by a third party.
As specify in the NanoHarmony training material webpage, the different downloadable modules of the material can be use, adapted, and shared for non-commercial purpose only, and only as long as credit is given to the NanoHarmony Project (EU Horizon 2020 No. 885931); Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0).’’
The third-party resources to which the NanoHarmony OECD TG/GD Process Mentor website links are intended to provide public access to the activities and results of the NanoHarmony project. And while we take extensive consideration in using third-party contents on our website, we do not guarantee that they are accurate, complete or current, nor do we accept any responsibility for the content.
V. Website Contents
The information contained in this website is for information only and provided in good faith. Whilst it contains information believed to be correct and accurate, NanoHarmony or its partners makes no representation or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of any information on this website or on any third party website. There is no liability assumed or implied for any inaccuracy or incompleteness found in the content.
Barring any mandatory legal provisions, NanoHarmony or its partners will in no event be held responsible for any use made of the information or content of this website. Neither will they be held liable for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever (including, inter alia, direct, indirect, materials or immaterial etc) resulting from the use or reliance on the information presented on this website.
By using this website, the user acknowledges that NanoHarmony and its partners reserve the right to modify the website (i.e. amend, update, alter or remove information) and its content at any time without prior notice.
This website is owned by the Nanotechnology Industries Association in short NIA on behalf of the NanoHarmony consortium and its partners (funded under EU Horizon 2020 No. 885931), an international not form profit association incorporated under Belgian law (aisbl) with registered office at Avenue Tervueren 143, 1150 Brussels, Belgium and registered in the register of legal entities (district of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre) under number BE 0810.218.531.
This website is operated and hosted by Pensoft Publishers© located at 12 Prof. Georgi Zlatarski Street, 1700 Sofia in Bulgaria.