The Embassy of Good Science is an initiative commissioned by the EU that offers an online discussion platform on research ethics and research integrity aimed at sharing experiences and provide tools to improve the institutional research climate and the education of both junior and senior scientists, thus contributing to the development of good science. As part of this service, we use your personal data. Of course we conform to the requirements of the applicable data protection legislation. This means we:
The EnTIRE Consortium is the party responsible for all data processing. In this privacy statement, we will explain what kind of personal data we collect and for which purposes within our platform. We recommend that you read it carefully.
Using the platform you can publish contributions. These will be visible to all visitors, including search engines. We have no control over what these visitors do with your published contributions.
Publications include your nickname, real name, profile picture (if applicable). Other information will not be published.
From time to time we may e-mail you to notify you of new features and new content published on the platform. You can block such notifications at any time by responding to the e-mail.
Except for the parties mentioned above, we do not under any circumstance provide your personal data to other companies or organizations, unless we are required so by law (for example, when the police demands access to personal data in case of a suspected crime).
Our website features social media buttons and third-party services such as Youtube videos. These buttons and services are used by the providers of these services to collect your personal data.
We keep statistics on the use of our platform, but these are kept anonymous at all times. The statistics are used to improve the platform and to fight abuse.
We take security measures to reduce misuse of and unauthorized access to personal data. We take responsibility in the security of your personal data. We renew our security measures to ensure safe storage of personal data and keep track what might go wrong.
We reserve the right to modify this statement. We recommend that you consult this statement on a regular basis, so that you remain informed of any changes.
You have the following rights:
Please note that you always make clear who you are, so that we can assure that we do not modify or remove the data from the wrong person.
Your right to have data removed does not apply to the publications that you make. In the interest of an open and scientific debate, we retain those indefinitely except as provided under our Notice&Takedown Policy. However, upon request we will anonymize your name and other identifying information associated therewith. If you have a specific reason to request removal of a publication despite the foregoing, please do not hesitate to contact us.
If you think that we are not helping you in the right way, you have the right to lodge a complaint at the authority. For the Netherlands, this is the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens.
You can contact us using the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.