Disclaimer and privacy policy announcement Disclaimer and privacy policy announcement


Disclaimer (incl. copyright statement) by EUN Partnership aisbl

This web site has been developed by EUN Partnership aisbl, the legal name of European Schoolnet, and Acer. Contact information of EUN Partnership aisbl can be found below.

EUN Partnership aisbl is established in Brussels, Belgium, and Belgian laws apply to any use of the site.
Although we do make reasonable endeavours to ensure that the information provided is both timely and accurate, the information provided via this web site is:

  • of a general informational nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
  • not necessarily comprehensive, accurate, complete or up to date;
  • sometimes linked to external sites over which EUN Partnership aisbl has no control and for which EUN Partnership aisbl assumes no responsibility;
  • not professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).

Therefore, EUN Partnership aisbl assumes no liability in relation to any of the points above, except as required under applicable law. If you note that your rights have been violated through any information provided via the netbook pilot platform, please contact EUN Partnership aisbl as indicated below. EUN Partnership aisbl will handle your objection with due diligence in compliance with its legal obligations.

EUN is not responsible or in any way liable for the contents of any document, information or materials (“materials”) which have been uploaded, linked to or otherwise made available by Members, Partners, third parties or their representatives (“content contributors”) via the website. It is the duty of each content contributor to check the legality of their use of such materials prior to making them available, and in particular to ensure, that they do not infringe any relevant law including copyright, privacy or data protection law whether at International, European or national level.

Several sections of this site make use of RSS technologies to present content which may originate from several third party websites which are relevant to our projects/networks. European Schoolnet collects and formats this data. However, use of this content may be subject to different copyright/terms of use. Please refer to the portal to which the service links, if you wish to use content from third party sites.

EUN Partnership aisbl reserves the right, in its discretion, to suspend, change, modify, add or remove (portions of) the website at any time, including any materials which may have been made available by content contributors.
 

Copyright Notice

© - The netbook pilot is a service provided by the EUN Partnership aisbl. Except where otherwise stated, content made available either by EUN or users on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License. Licensing under Creative Commons licenses does not of itself affect the ownership of the copyright. Content from third party websites is subject to their own copyright restrictions; please refer to the site of origin for more information. For more information explaining how your information is used by Acer, please see the Acer Privacy Policy.

Contacting EUN Partnership aisbl
For any questions related to the netbook pilot platform, you can contact us:

  • via email: privacy[AT]eun.org
  • via post:
    EUN Partnership aisbl
    Rue de Trèves 61
    B-1040 Brussels
    Belgium


Privacy Policy

The following statement explains our policy regarding the personal information we collect about you.

Overview
The netbook pilot portal is dedicated to respecting the privacy of its users. Our intention is to provide a secure and safe environment for all users. The following statement outlines the policies by which the netbook pilot portal collects, manages, and uses the data provided to us by users, and how users of the portal may exercise their rights. Use of the netbook pilot site indicates you have read these policies and agree to abide by them.

The netbook pilot portal is controlled by EUN Partnership aisbl, the legal name for European Schoolnet. Contact information can be found below.

Information collection
To serve its users as best as possible, the netbook pilot portal requires users to submit the following information as a part of the registration process:

  • Registrant data: Firstname, Lastname, Email address, Country, Mother tongue

In addition, information such as user IP address, internet service provider (ISP), web browser, operating system, approximate times of use, referring site, email address, specific user interactions with the systems functionality and any similar data exchanged between a user's computer and the servers of the netbook pilot portal will be collected. These will not be linked to specific user accounts except as indicated below.

Finally, aggregate statistics will be collected regularly, including, but not limited to, the number of users during a specific period, the preferred subjects and/or countries chosen by teachers, and account usage.

Information access
During the registration process, users will be asked to specify a unique username and corresponding password. Through this username/password combination, users may access their account and use the restricted area of the site. Users can edit or delete their profile information at any time.

Use of collected information
Personal information provided by the user or collected during usage of the netbook pilot platform will only be used to:

  • Allow registrants to find partners and create contact with other teachers
  • Allow registrants contribute to the community of practice of netbook teachers through blogs, forum and creating pedagogical scenarios;
  • Enable and improve the user experience within this and similar projects via access control, tracking usage frequency, habits, preferences and settings;
  • Inform the user of activities he or she might interested in within this or other EUN projects and about any developments and updates related to the netbook pilot;
  • Assist in the registration and sign up to other EUN projects by pre-filling the relevant registration forms;
  • Allow and facilitate monitoring and research activities within and across EUN projects and activities;
  • Where relevant, send print materials and other items by post on request by members using address details provided by them. 

Access to this information is strictly limited to EUN Partnership aisbl, Acer, education ministries, third parties carrying out research activities and entities in charge of implementing the netbook pilot. The transfer of specific data to other third parties can be permitted under the specific authorisation of the Data Controller; such authorisation will only be granted by the Data Controller to third parties with a legitimate interest in this information, taking into account the context and scope of the netbook pilot website and/or the Educational Netbook Pilot (e.g., educational organisations; governmental bodies; research centres; universities; partners in the Educational Netbook Pilot). Personal data will only be transferred in accordance with applicable regulation. Whenever possible, data will be processed in an anonymous way, especially if transferred to third parties for research purposes. EUN Partnership aisbl will not divulge your personal data for direct marketing purposes to third parties.

EUN Partnership aisbl will have access to provided account information and can modify and/or delete information as needed to maintain the integrity of the user database or to ensure the proper operation of the netbook pilot platform.

Length of data storage
Personal data provided by the users of the site or collected during their usage of the site will not be stored by EUN Partnership aisbl in a form allowing the identification of the users for longer than five years after the last use of the netbook pilot platform by the user or, in the case of multiple registrations, 5 years after the last use by the user of any site maintained by EUN, whichever is the later. In addition, registered users may contact the EUN Partnership aisbl as indicated below to terminate their accounts, which will result in the deletion of the personal data that they have provided during registration.

Site security
The netbook pilot portal has implemented and continues to maintain appropriate technical and management measures to keep your personal information secure and safe from loss, damage, corruption, or deletion.

Changes within this privacy policy
Any and all changes to this privacy policy will be posted here, and will take effect upon their publication. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, at any time, please contact privacy[AT]eun.org

Contacting EUN Partnership aisbl
EUN Partnership aisbl is based in Brussels (Belgium). For any questions related to the netbook pilot platform, including your rights to access, correct and delete your personal information under applicable data protection law, you can contact us:

  • via email: privacy[AT]eun.org
  • via post:
    EUN Partnership aisbl
    Rue de Trèves 61
    B-1040 Brussels
    Belgium
    via telephone: +32.2.790.75.75