General Data Protection Regulation GDPR 

This declaration outlines the regulations and directives observed by GreenVETAfrica Project concerning the processing of the personal data of Users of the website. 

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

Data Controller 

The data controller is Area SaS, with offices in Via Stiria 36/B, 33100, Udine, Italy. According to the art. 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with this Notice, GreeVETAfrica project informs the Users about purposes and modalities of the collecting and processing of the personal data through the web site. 

The Data Controller declares and warrants to process all User’s personal data in full compliance with any provision of the Personal Data Protection Code with particular regard to the User’s rights, the general personal data processing rules and the security measure. GreenVETAfrica shall be entitled to amend this Notice at any time and, therefore, GreenVETAfrica project invites the Users to regularly visit this page. 

Purpose of the treatment: sending newsletters/mail, digital or on paper, informing about the progress, events or activities of the EU funded project GreenVETAfrica, sending communications regarding initiatives, conferences, events (national and international). Processing requests or any type of request that is made by the user through any of the contact forms that are available. The legal basis is based on the consent to the processing of your personal data for one or several specific purposes and based on the legitimate interest between the parties. 

Data preservation criteria: the legal provision that obliges to keep them for tax and accounting requirements and the necessary time for the described purposes, unless there is opposition to the treatment or data cancellation. 

International transfer of data: No transfers or international transfer of data are planned, except for legal provisions. 

Processor:although it is not foreseen, the providers will be able to access to the data, with whom the obligations and responsibilities assumed in the treatment of the data will be formalised, in the capacity of Processor. 

Legitimation: The interested party gives the consent for the processing of his/her personal data for one or several specific purposes and based on the legitimate interest between the parties. 

User rights: you have the right to withdraw the consent at any time, as well as exercise the rights of access, rectification, portability and deletion of their data and the limitation or opposition to their treatment. 

Compulsory or Optional Character of the Information Provided by the User 

The users, by marking the corresponding boxes and entering data in the fields, in the different forms of the website, freely and unequivocally accept that their data are necessary to meet their request by the provider, being voluntary the inclusion of data in the remaining fields. The user guarantees that the personal data provided to the DATA CONTROLLER are true and is responsible for communicating any modification thereof. 

The DATA CONTROLLER expressly informs and warrant users that their personal data will not be transferred in any case to third parties, and that whenever they will make any kind of transfer of personal data, the prior consent of the users will be unequivocally requested. 

Security Measures

In accordance with the provisions of current regulations on personal data protection, the DATA CONTROLLER are complying with all the provisions of the GDPR for the treatment of personal data of their responsibility, and manifestly with the principles described in article 5 of the GDPR, for which they are treated in a lawful, loyal and transparent manner in relation to the interested party and adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are treated. 

The DATA CONTROLLER guarantee they have implemented appropriate technical and organizational policies to apply the security measures established by the GDPR in order to protect the rights and freedoms of the Users and have communicated the appropriate information so that they can exercise them. 

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Communication and Legal Departments | Update: February, 2023 

Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality. For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies

How we use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case, they are used to provide a service that you use. 

Disabling Cookies

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The Cookies we set

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Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties.  This site uses Matomo Analytics which is designed with privacy in mind. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Matomo Analytics, see the official Matomo Analytics webpage.

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Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods. 

The Website (hereinafter the “Website”) is edited by AREA, a company governed by the Italian law, with its headquarters at Via Stiria 36/B, 33100 Udine (hereinafter “AREA”), on behalf and in the context of the GreenVETAfrica project, funded by the European Commission.

Website Editor: Adriano Mauro, Managing Director AREA.

Webmaster contact:

Consulting this Website by any Internet user (hereinafter the “User”) automatically implies his/her approval and acceptance to the following terms of use.

Purpose of the Website

The purpose of this Website is to provide non contractual information on GreenVETAfrica project, its organisation, activities and results. AREA will exercise its best efforts to ensure that information communicated via this Website is true and accurate and is kept up to date, and will reserve the right to change the content thereof at any time, without notice. However, AREA cannot guarantee that information or news displayed on the Website is true and accurate, fully updated or exhaustive.

Intellectual property rights

The Website is owned by GreenVETAfrica consortium and operated by AREA. The Website, including (but not limited to) text, content, software, video, music, sound, graphics, photographs, illustrations, artwork, photographs, names, logos, trademarks, service marks and other material (“Content”) is protected by copyrights, trademarks and/or other proprietary rights.

The Content includes both contents owned or controlled by GreenVETAfrica project’s partners and content owned or controlled by third parties and licensed to GreenVETAfrica. 

Individual articles, reports, and other elements making up the Website marked with the CC BY-NC-SA license may be distributed, remixed, adapted, and build upon the material in any medium or format for non-commercial purposes only, and only so long as attribution is given to the creator. If you remix, adapt, or build upon the material, you must license the modified material under identical terms. Moreover, credit must be given to the creator.
Adaptations must be shared under the same terms.

GreenVETAfrica may provide links to other websites. These websites are independent from the Website. GreenVETAfrica will not edit or control the sources and contents of these websites or links thereof to other websites. Links to such websites shall not be deemed, in any way whatsoever, to represent any approval or validation of or adherence from GreenVETAfrica to the contents of such websites. GreenVETAfrica will therefore not be held liable for the contents, products, services, advertising, cookies or other elements of these websites and any actual or alleged damages or losses consequential to or relating to the use of such information, services or data available over these websites.

AREA, its directors, managers or employees will not be held liable for any damages whatsoever as may arise from logging on to this Website. AREA reserves the right to modify, suspend or even interrupt the display of all or any part of this Website – particularly links to other websites.
AREA cannot be held liable for (i) any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relative to the information provided on the Website; (ii) any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party; (iii) more generally, any damage, direct or indirect, regardless of its cause, origin, nature or consequences, whether it be the result of (a) access or inability to access the Website, (b) the use of the Website, including any damage or virus which may infect your computer system, and/or (c) credit given to any information provided directly or indirectly by the Website.
The content of the Website is provided “as is”, without any kind of warranty, whether express or implied. AREA does not provide any express or implied warranty relative, without limitation, to their merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.