1. Using the online contact form on the website

This website offers you the possibility of sending a message to the OPSIDIANET project team through an online contact form. While using the form your personal data will be collected and further processed for the purposes detailed hereafter.

2. What personal information do we collect, for what purpose and through which technical means?

Your personal data are collected and further processed only to the extent necessary to respond to a message sent through the online contact form: name, surname and e-mail address.

3. Who has access to your information and to whom is it disclosed?

The OPSIDIANET project team and the persons in charge of maintaining the website have access to your data. Your message is stored on the server of the OPSIDIANET project coordinator, the Center for the Study of Democracy, and may be forwarded by e-mail to the OPSIDIANET project team member responsible for replying to the message.

No personal data collected in relation to this website is transmitted to or shared with other parties.

4. How do we protect and safeguard your information?

The collected personal data and all information related to the above-mentioned online contact form can be accessed by designated members of the OPSIDIANET project team and by the persons responsible for the technical maintenance of the website.

5. How can you verify, modify or delete your information?

You have no direct access to the data stored on our server. If you wish to modify or delete your personal data, or want to know what personal data is stored on your behalf, please send a message to law(at)online(dot)bg. You will receive a reply within 15 working days.

Special attention is drawn to the consequences of a request for deletion, in which case any trace to be able to contact you will be lost.

6. How long is your data kept?

All personal data received and stored will be deleted databases after 5 years.


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What are cookies?

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How do we use cookies?

A number of our pages use cookies to remember:

  • your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size
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Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.

Cookies are also stored by Google Analytics, the corporate service which measures the effectiveness and efficiency of the European Commission’s websites on EUROPA.

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