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PRIVACY STATEMENT

1. PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING OPERATION

ECDC processes the personal data collected in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2018/1725. The purpose of the processing is the following:

FEM Wiki is an open information sharing platform for public health experts, hosted and funded by ECDC. The content of FEM Wiki is provided by users of the platform and does not necessarily represent opinion of ECDC. By contributing content to FEMWIKI, users agree to the conditions as described under Creative Commons Licence and to FEM Wiki users' Code of Conduct.

2. IDENTITY OF THE DATA CONTROLLER

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Gustav III:S Boulevard 40, 16973 Solna, Sweden
PHC, Public Health Training, FEMWIKI@ecdc.europa.eu

3. LEGAL BASIS FOR THE PROCESSING

The legal basis of the processing operation is:

  • Article 5 (d) the processing is based on consent
  • ECDC Founding regulation 851/2004, specifically article: 11 and 3 (c)

4. CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED

The categories of data collected and used for the processing operations are the following:
Name (first name and surname); E‐mail; Phone Number; Address; Unit; Work Position/Occupation; Picture;

The provision of the personal data is not mandatory.
The processing of your data will not be used for an automated decision making, including profiling.

​5. WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION AND TO WHOM IS IT DISCLOSED?

The recipients of the data are any users of FEM Wiki ‐ the general public.

6. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA?

ECDC will retain the data as long as necessary.​

7. HOW DO WE PROTECT AND SAFEGUARD YOUR INFORMATION?

In order to protect your personal data, a number of technical and organisational measures have been put in place. Technical measures include appropriate actions to address online security, risk of data loss, alteration of data or unauthorised access, taking into consideration the risk presented by the processing and the nature of the data being processed. Organisational measures include restricting access to the data to authorised persons with a legitimate need to know for the purposes of this processing operation.

measures include appropriate actions to address online security, risk of data loss, alteration of data or unauthorised access, taking into consideration the risk presented by the processing and the nature of the data being processed. Organisational measures include restricting access to the data to authorised persons with a legitimate need to know for the purposes of this processing operation.

8. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS AND HOW YOU CAN EXERCISE THEM?

The Controller may be contacted at any time by the data subjects for exercising the right of access, to rectify, to block, to

erase, to transmit or to object to the processing of the data. Where the legal basis to the processing is consent, this consent can be withdrawn at any time. The Controller can be contacted on: FEMWIKI@ecdc.europa.eu

Data subjects can request the deletion of their personal data by the data controller, who will do so within 45 working days.

Data subjects can also contact the ECDC Data Protection Officer (DPO) in case of any difficulties or for any questions relating to the processing of their personal data at the following email address: dpo@ecdc.europa.eu. The data subject has the right of recourse at any time to the European Data Protection Supervisor: www.edps.europa.eu and at edps@edps.europa.eu

Exceptions based on Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 may apply.​

DISCLAIMER

ECDC maintains FEM Wiki to enhance open information sharing between public health experts. The goal is to keep this information and materials accurate and up to date. If errors are brought to our attention, any necessary corrections will be made as soon as possible.

Please note that the information available is:

  • not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
  • sometimes linked to external sites over which ECDC has no control and for which ECDC assumes no responsibility;
  • not legal advice (if you need specific advice, legal or otherwise, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional.)

Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that a document available online exactly reproduces an officially adopted text. Thus, in case of disagreement, the official adopted text will always prevail.

It is our goal to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. However, some data or information may be in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. ECDC accepts no responsibility for such problems incurred as a result of using this website.

The ECDC logo may not be used without ECDC's prior written consent.

This disclaimer is not intended to limit the liability of ECDC in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national, EU or international law, nor to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under the relevant law.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSING

3.1. Licenses to use the material

The material contained on​ the website have a Creative Commons BY license. This means that reuse is allowed, provided appropriate credit is given and any changes made to the material are indicated. For more information, please go to:

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ .

​3.2. License applicable to the content provided by contributors

ECDC does not claim ownership of any content you may submit or make available for inclusion on the website or courses. However, by submitting or making available any content, you agree that such content shall be covered by a Creative Commons BY 4.0 license.

ECDC reserves the right to remove any content without prior notice at any time and for any reason, in particular if any of the terms of the FEM Wiki Code of Conduct are violated.

ECDC reserves any other rights over content provided by users it may have, for example under other licenses granted in ECDC's favour.

To the extent that you provide any content, you represent and warrant that:

(a) you have all necessary rights, licences and/or clearances to provide such content and permit ECDC to use and publish such content as provided above;

(b) such content is accurate and complete to the best of your knowledge;

(c) you are responsible for the payment of any third party fees related to the provision, publication and use of such content; and

(d) such use and/or publication of your content does not and will not infringe or misappropriate any third party rights or constitute a fraudulent statement or misrepresentation.

Any content included on the website or within the courses that infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party will be removed as soon as possible after ECDC is made aware of such infringement.

3.3. How to address the infringement of your intellectual property rights?

If you are the owner of intellectual property rights, or otherwise authorised to exercise these rights, you may report any alleged infringements of these rights by emailing the administrators at FEMWIKI@edc.europa.eu​.

In order that ECDC may react as quickly as possible, please include the following:

a. details of the alleged infringement of your intellectual property rights, including the title of the content concerned and the full URL for access to that content ;

b. which country your intellectual property rights apply to;

c. a statement explaining how the content allegedly infringes your intellectual property rights;

e. your mailing address, telephone number and email address so that ECDC can contact you;

f. a statement that the information contained in the notice is accurate and that you are the owner of the intellectual property rights or have an exclusive legal right to bring infringement proceedings in respect of its use; and

g. your signature (an electronic signature is sufficient).

ECDC has discretion to take remedial action if required, which may include the removal of the challenged content.