Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

This page includes notices related to:

1. Copyright notice

2. Disclaimer

3. Use of interreg.eu material

4. Limited warranty

5. Third-party sites, products and services

6. Privacy policy

7. Accessibility statement

1. Copyright notice

This website is intended to be used by the public for accessing to information about Interreg. Any attempt to modify this resource or associated information other than for instructed use is strictly prohibited and may be punishable.

Reproduction is authorised for EU-related information and education activities without the need for attribution. In all other cases the source should be acknowledged as follows:

© interreg.eu

2. Disclaimer

The information in this web site does not necessary reflect the opinion of the Interreg managing authorities and the European Union.

3. Use of interreg.eu materials

Permission is given to EU programmes, EU managament bodies in Member States and educational institutions to  use the interreg.eu information, such as maps, graphs, data and findings without the need for attribution. In other cases, permission is given under the condition that the following requirements are met:

a) interreg.eu information and data has to be cited twofold as:

© interreg.eu

Origin of information/data: interreg.eu

 

b) In case interreg.eu results are used, such as findings, maps and graphs, a disclaimer must be placed in a visible and readable position, saying: ”The interpretation of Interreg’s material does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Interreg Programmes and the European Union”.

c) The reproduction of interreg.eu maps for Europe at the country level and NUTS3 level must respect and follow the interreg.eu map design and include the Interreg (or Interreg programme) logo as well as the boxes zooming in on particular territories.

d) The use of the interreg.eu map design for new maps produced by projects outside the Interreg framework is not allowed.

e) Links to printed and/or web-based reports, articles or projects using interreg.eu material must be sent to the Interact Programme.

4. Limited warranty

Interact makes every effort to ensure that the information published on this web site is accurate. However, Interreg cannot accept any liability for the accuracy or content. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them without delay.

Interact also continuously checks the digital quality of the information available on the website. However, it is always wise for users to run an anti virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. Interact cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material of the interreg.eu website.

5. Third-party sites, products, and services

The mention of specific research institutes, universities, public institutions and private organisations does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by Interact and Interreg programmes in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.

The interreg.eu website may contain links and references to third-party websites. The linked sites are not under the control or influence of Interact or Interreg programmes and they cannot be hold responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. These links are provided only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by Interact and Interreg programmes.

6. Privacy policy

The interreg.eu website does not capture or store personal information from site visitors, other than the IP address of the station from which the web site has been accessed and the pages visited from that station, including the date and time of the visit. For a better user experience, the website uses cookies, but Interact does not use these cookies for collecting user information. Other websites linked from this site are not covered by this privacy policy.

Interact may collect and store information for statistical purposes, for example, by counting the number of visitors to the different sections of the website to help making it more useful to visitors.

As Interact and its service providers collects and further processes personal data, it is subject to Regulation (EC) 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.

More information about processing of personal data in Interreg is available below.

7. Accessibility statement

Pages on this website have been reviewed and revised to be accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with WAI standard level “A”.

All other queries on intellectual property rights, such as copyrights and sui generis rights should be addressed to us using the form in the footer.

Information about processing of personal data in interreg.eu

1. Context

As the interreg.eu’s services collects and further processes personal data, it is subject to Regulation (EC) 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.

Processing operations are under the responsibility of the Interreg regarding the collection and processing of personal data.

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

Types of personal data

Personal data collected and further processed can relate to the following data:

• Name;

• Function;

• Contact details (e-mail address, business telephone number, mobile telephone number, fax number, postal address, company and department, country of residence, internet address);

• Certificates for social security contributions and taxes paid, extract from judicial records;

• Bank account reference (IBAN and BIC codes), VAT number, passport number, ID number;

• Information for the evaluation of selection criteria or eligibility criteria: expertise, technical skills and languages, educational background, professional experience including details on current and past employment;

• Declaration on honour that they are not in one of the exclusion situation referred to in the Financial Regulation (see Legal bases section below).

Purpose

Upon reception of your tender or request, your personal data is collected and further processed for the purpose of the management and administration of procurement procedures as well as other procedures by Interreg’s services.

Legal bases

The legal bases for the processing operations on personal data are:

• Regulation (EU, Euratom) no 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union (“Financial Regulation”).

• Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/2012 of 29 October 2012 on the rules of application of Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union.

Technical means

Your personal data is provided by yourself or by a third part duly authorized by you before submission of the tender.

The information is collected in files stored in an isolated secure system. The information is processed by the Interreg staff and might only be transferred to other institutions in order to accomplish the public procurement procedure or for the purposes of audits, under the responsibility of the Interreg mentioned in the invitation to tender.

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

For the purpose detailed above, access to your personal data is given to the following persons, without prejudice to a possible transmission to the bodies in charge of a monitoring or inspection or control task in accordance with European Union law:

• Interreg staff as well as outside experts and contractors who work on behalf of the Interreg for the purposes of management of the procurement procedure and tender evaluation, and the bodies charged with a monitoring or inspection or control task in application of Union law (e.g. internal audits, Financial Irregularities Panel, European Anti-fraud Office – OLAF).

• Members of the public; In case you are awarded a contract by the Interreg Managing Authority, some personal data will be made public, in accordance with the Interreg Managing Authority’s obligation to publish information on the outcome of the procurement procedure deriving from the budget of the European Union. The information will concern in particular your name and address, the amount awarded and the name of the project or programme for which you are awarded a contract. It will be published in supplement S of the Official Journal of the European Union and/or on the website of the Interreg Managing Authority.

• The Interreg Managing and Certifying Authorities for the purpose of verifications and audits.

• Financial Controllers or auditors, as relevant, who work on behalf of the Interreg Managing Authority or on behal of the Interreg Managing Authority for the purpose of audits.

4. How do we protect and safeguard your information?

The collected personal data and all related information are physically stored in the Interreg’s premises and/or on the computer servers of the Interreg headquarters.

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

In case you wish to verify which personal data is stored, have it modified, corrected, or deleted, please make use of the contact information mentioned below, by explicitly describing your request.
Special attention is drawn to potential consequences of a request for deletion, as this may lead to an alteration of the terms of the tender and lead to exclusion.

6. How long do we keep your personal data?

Your personal data are kept:

• Files relating to tender procedures and other procedures including personal data are to be retained in the service in charge of the procedure until it is finalised, and in the archives for a period of 10 years following the signature of the contract. Tenders from unsuccessful tenderers have to be kept only for 5 years following the signature of the contract signed by the successful tenderer.

• Until the end of a possible audit if one started before the end of the above period.

• After the period mentioned above has elapsed, the tender files containing personal data are sampled to be sent to the historical archives for further conservation. The non-sampled files are destroyed.

7. Contact information

For any further question concerning the processing of your personal data, feel free to contact the Interreg Managing Authority, by using the form in the footer, and by explicitly specifying your request.