Owner and Data Controller
Europa Donna Cyprus – Arkadiou No.7, 2414 Egkomi, Nicosia, Cyprus
Owner contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Europa Donna Cyprus was founded in 2002 as an independent non-profit organisation and is a member of the European Breast Cancer Coalition, which currently numbers 47 country members. Europa Donna Cyprus works to raise awareness on breast cancer and gynaecological cancer and to mobiles the support of Cypriot women in pressing for improved breast cancer and gynaecological cancer education, appropriate screening and optimal treatment.
On this journey, Europa Donna Cyprus stands steadily and together with every woman and man diagnosed with breast cancer and with every woman diagnosed with gynaecological cancer.
Data collection commitment
Europa Donna Cyprus, as the entity responsible for data management in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, effective as of 25.5.2018 (GDPR), along with national laws and applicable directives from the Data Protection Authority (HDPA), is dedicated to safeguarding the personal data of visitors, service users, employees, associates, volunteers, and other individuals whose data is processed by authorised personnel of the Organisation. This commitment arises from transactional relationships, legal obligations, or legitimate interests of the Organisation.
How do we collect and utilise the Personal Data we gather
This Website collects various types of Personal Data, either directly or through third parties. These include Cookies, Usage Data, first name, last name, gender, marital status, date of birth, occupation, telephone number(s), country, city, email address, and ZIP/Postal Code.
You will also be asked to give your personal details through:
This Website or any other site that our website is linked to
Purchasing products from our e-shop
Applying for a membership
Requesting access to one of our support Programs
Becoming a volunteer
Participating in events hosted by Europa Donna Cyprus
Educational activities or other related activities
Personal Data me be collected through emails, our social media channels (online chat), through telephone conversions, texting, fax, or by post.
The User has the option to freely provide Personal Data, or, in the case of Usage Data, it will be automatically collected when using this Website.
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all Data required by this Website is compulsory, and not providing this Data may render it impossible for this Website to offer its services. However, if this Website explicitly indicates that certain Data is optional, Users are at liberty to refrain from disclosing such Data without any negative impact on the availability or the functionality of the Service.
Europa Donna Cyprus has an archive of photographic and video content to support the planning and promotion of its activities. Participants who prefer not to be featured in photographs or other visual content must inform the organizers on the day of the event to exclude them from any shots taken. Otherwise, by participating in an event, they automatically grant the event organizers the right to use any resulting visual material.
Data processing mode and location
Methods of processing
The Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorised destruction of the Data. Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT tools, following organisational procedures and methods directly related to the specified purposes. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. An updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.
The Data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.
Personal Data is processed and stored for as long as required for the purpose they have been collected for.
- Personal Data collected for the specific purpose of carrying out a contract between the Owner and the User will be kept until the contract has been completely executed.
- Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.
Under certain circumstances, the Owner might retain Personal Data for an extended period if the User has provided consent for such processing, as long as the consent remains valid and unrevoked. Additionally, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for an extended period when it is necessary to comply with legal obligations or in response to an order from a competent authority.
Once the retention period expires, Personal Data will be deleted. Therefore, the right of access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.
The purpose of processing
The purpose of collecting User Data is to enable the Owner to offer its Service, adhere to its legal responsibilities, address enforcement inquires, safeguard its rights and interests (or those of its Users or third parties), detect any malicious or fraudulent activities, as well as perform the following functions: Analytics, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Contacting the User, and Platform services and hosting.
For detailed information regarding the Personal Data utilised for each purpose, the User can refer to the section titled “Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data".
Detailed information of the processing of Personal Data
The gathering of Personal Data serves the following objectives and involves the utilisation of the subsequent services:
The services listed in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.
Google Analytics (Google LLC)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google utilises the Date collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share teme with other Google Services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.
Contacting the User
Contact form (this Website)
By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorises this Website to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.
Personal Data processed: city; company name; country; county; email address; first name; gender; last name; state; ZIP/Postal code.
Mailing list or newsletter (this Website)
By registering on the mailing list, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Website. Your email address might also be added to this list because of signing up to this Website or after making a purchase.
Personal Data processed: country; email address; first name; last name.
Interaction with external social networks and platforms
This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Website.
The interaction and information obtained through this Website are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
It is recommended to log out from the respective services in order to make sure that the processed data on this Website isn’t being connected back to the User’s profile.
Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc.
Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.
Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.
YouTube button and social widgets (Google LLC)
The YouTube button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the YouTube social network provided by Google LLC.
Personal Data processed: Usage Data.
Platform services and hosting
These services have the purpose of hosting and running key components of this Website, therefore allowing the provision of this Website from within a unified platform. Such platforms provide a wide range of tools to the Owner – e.g. analytics, user registration, commenting, database management, e-commerce, payment processing – that imply the collection and handling of Personal Data. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.
WordPress.com (Automatic Inc.)
WordPress.com is a platform provided by Automatic Inc. that allows the Owner to build, run and host this Website.
The rights of Users
Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.
In particular, Users have the right to do the following:
- Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
- Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.
- Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.
- Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
- Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
- Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.
- Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
- Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.
Details about the right to object to processing
Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.
Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.
How to exercise these rights
Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.
Additional information about Data collection and processing
The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or the related Services.
The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
Additional information about User’s Personal Data
System logs and maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Website (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.
Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Owner at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.
How “Do Not Track” requests are handled
This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.
Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.
Definitions and legal references
Personal Data (or Data)
Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.
Information collected automatically through this Website (or third-party services employed in this Website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilised by the Users who use this Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilised by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.
The individual using this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.
The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)
Data Controller (or Owner)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Website. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Website.
This Website (or this Application)
The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.
The service provided by this Website is described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.
European Union (or EU)
Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states of the European Union and the European Economic Area.
Cookies are Trackers consisting of small sets of data stored in the User’s browser.
The Tracker indicates any technology – e.g Cookies, unique identifiers, web beacons, embedded scripts, e-tags and fingerprinting – that enables the tracking of Users, for example by accessing or storing information on the User’s device.
This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).
Latest update: July 20, 2023