Privacy Notice

INFORMATION ON THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA


The user who visits the https://www.whistleblowingfund.org/ website is invited to carefully read the following privacy information in compliance with article 13 of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

  1. WHO WE ARE

 

This communication is made available as co-controllers of the treatment by Renewable Freedom Foundation and by the Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights (hereinafter also co-owners of the project):

Renewable Freedom Foundation

Stauffenbergstraße 2a

85051 Ingolstadt – Germany

T: +49-841-13300781

E: contact@renewablefreedom.org

 

Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights

Via Aretusa 34

20129 Milan – Italy

T: + 39-02-87186005

F: + 39-02-87162573

E: legal@hermescenter.org

 

  1. DATA PROCESSING FOR PURPOSE OF ACCESS AND REGISTRATION, PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTRACT AND / OR EXECUTION OF PRE-CONTRACTUAL MEASURES ON REQUEST OF THE INTERESTED PARTY

 

Your personal data will be processed for:

 

  • allow applicants to access the application platform;
  • allow the jury to select winning applications;
  • allow contacting applicants;
  • allow sending the grant money to winner applicants
  • allow reporting to partners of the Digital Whistleblowing Fund


The user’s data will be processed for the time strictly necessary for the performance of every activity (eg application data will be processed until the application process is over, taking into account the required technical time).

 

 

  1. NAVIGATION DATA AND COOKIES

 

Navigation data

 

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website https://www.whistleblowingfund.org/ acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.


This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers and terminals used by users, addresses in URI / URL notation (Uniform Resource Identifier / Locator) of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the file size obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the operating system and the user’s computer environment.

 

These data, necessary for the use of web services, are also processed for the purpose of obtaining statistical information on the use of the services (most visited pages, number of visitors per hour or daily slot, geographical areas of origin, etc.) and to check the correct operation of the services offered.

 

The navigation data will not be saved for more than 90 (ninety) days.

 

Cookies and other tracking systems

 

On our site we use:

Technical cookies. Session cookies are used strictly limited to what is necessary for the safe and efficient browsing of the sites. The storage of session cookies in the terminals or browsers is under the control of the user, where on the servers, at the end of the HTTP sessions, information about cookies remains recorded in the server logs, with storage times no longer than seven days like other browsing data.


It is not necessary to enable cookies for the site to work but to improve navigation. You can delete or block cookies, but in this case, some features of the site may not work properly.

 

How to control cookies?

 

To find out more about cookies, go to aboutcookies.org. You can delete cookies already on your computer and set almost all browsers to block their installation. If you choose this option it is possible that some services or certain functions will not be available.

 

Information pages of main browsers on how to disable cookies:

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-nz/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Opera: https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265

 

  1. DATA OF THE REPORTS

 

The data relating to whistleblowing reports received on whistleblowing platforms activated and maintained in Whistleblowing Solutions I.S. S.rl.l’s managed servers will be kept for a total of 6 (six) months, after which they will be automatically deleted. Every organization will have ample time available for managing and processing of submissions, having also the full faculty, in complete autonomy, of partial or total export.

 

  1. RIGHTS EXPECTED BY LAW

 

The interested parties have the right to require from the co-owners at the above-mentioned addresses, in the cases provided for, access, correction, and cancellation of personal data (Articles 15 and ss of the Rules).