THE GATEKEEPER PROJECT IS PARTICULARLY AWARE OF THE IMPORTANCE OF CONFIDENTIALITY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA OF THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE EUROPEAN PILOT PROJECT.
GATEKEEPER is a large scale multi-center European pilot on Smart Living Environments. The main objective is enabling the creation of a platform that connects healthcare providers, businesses, entrepreneurs, and elderly citizens and the communities they live in, in order to originate an open, trust-based arena for matching ideas, technologies, user needs and processes, aimed at ensuring healthier independent lives for the ageing populations. The project will demonstrate its value by scaling up, during a 42-months work plan, towards the deployment of solutions that will involve ca. 40.000 elderly citizens, supply and demand side (authorities, institutions, companies, associations, academies) in 8 regional communities, from 7 EU member states.
In compliance with current legislation on data protection, we inform you that the personal data of participants in the project will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of May 25th, 2016 and the state regulations on the subject applicable in the different countries participating in the European project, and by the rest of the laws and regulations mentioned below:
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1948.
Declaration of Helsinki statement of ethical principles for medical research adopted by the World Medical Association (WMA) and amended in Tokyo on 2004.
Directive 1999/34/EC of the European Parliament and by the European Council on May 10th, 1999 amending Directive 85/374/EEC on products.
Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of October 24th, 1995 on the protection of individuals and the protection of personal data.
Directive 2000/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of June 8th, 2000 on legal aspects relating to the information society and electronic commerce.
GATEKEEPER reserves the right to modify this Policy in order to adapt it to new legislation, jurisprudential criteria, practices of the sector, or interests of the entity. Any modification in it will be announced with due notice, so that the updated information of its content is perfectly known.
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA?
The objective of GATEKEEPER is to align, configure, implement and measure several relevant use cases that provide value for people assisted in 8 deployment sites in multiple European countries: Spain, Cyprus, Italy, Germany, Greece, Poland and United Kingdom. In each of the deployment sites, there are different people in charge of the processing of data, depending on the city where the project has been implemented.
WHICH IS THE PURPOSE OF PERSONAL DATA COLLECTION IN THE GATEKEEPER PROJECT?
Personal data is processed with the aim of working on solutions with technologies for the better quality of life and care. The purpose of the treatment is to carry out the management of stakeholder participation in the project. Likewise, the data may be processed to develop GATEKEEPER’s own dissemination activities or to send information about participation in the project to project users.
Personal data of participants will only be used for the development of the implementation in the city where the GATEKEEPER project is developed, being stored with all the possible guarantees of confidentiality and privacy.
WHAT IS THE LEGAL BASIS THAT LEGITIMIZES THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA? IN OTHER WORDS, WHAT IS THE CONDITION THAT WE CAN PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
The legal basis that legitimates the processing of data of participants in GATEKEEPER is the consent expressed by them, by which will unequivocally be granted that such contribution is considered a clear affirmative act on their part.
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
The data provided will be kept for as long as the interested party does not request its right of suppression. Otherwise, and after the mandatory period of 5 years after the completion of the project, in order to cope with possible internal reviews of this project by the European Union, all personal data will be destroyed.
WHO CAN BE THE CONSIGNEE OR RECEIVER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
Personal data as name, surname, address, telephone number, signature, will not be transferred to other members of the GATEKEEPER project, receivers and providers of services provided, in the territory of a given city, except for the exclusive purposes of installation, technical assistance and verification, always limiting its usage to the purpose justified, as well as the assignments provided for in applicable legislation. No personal data will be transferred to third parties beyond those mentioned. The rest of the data will be computed in a segregated and anonymized way, that it is impossible to link them with the person of the interested party.
There are no plans developed for international transfers of personal data.
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