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The usage of the RIO - H2020 PSF website is monitored by open source software PIWIK , which is entirely hosted at the premises and on the hardware of the European Commission.


The purpose of usage monitoring is solely to collect statistics to analyse the usefulness of the website.


Use of PIWIK is compliant with the EU Data Protection Law based on the following opinions

  • The Opinion of the Independent Center for Privacy Protection in Germany says Piwik can be used in compliance with data protection laws.
  • The Opinion of the Independent Center for Data Privacy Protection in France (CNIL) recommends Piwik for compliance with data protection laws.
  • The Opinion of the French CNIL recommends Piwik: the only analytics tool that does not require Cookie Consent.

  • The RIO - H2020 PSF website is fully in accordance with the Europa Analytics service and its features and measures.


    In particular the EC PIWIK

  • masks the last two bytes of the visitor's IP address
  • respects the "Do Not Track" setting on the visitor's web browser
  • keeps the detailed PIWIK log files for 6 months after which they are deleted

  • Additionally the RIO - H2020 PSF website allows the visitors to opt-out of being tracked by the PIWIK server by unchecking the opt-out below.

     
     
    Last update: 24/08/2017 | Top | Legal notice | Contact | Search