One of your rights under EU law is that you must be informed when your personal data - also known as personal information - is processed (collected, used, stored) by any organisation including one of the EU institutions. You also have the right to know the details and purpose of that processing.
Below we provide you with some general information. Specific information about the processing associated with this website is contained in our register.
The LabVine website is our most important communication tool. We use it to communicate our work, opinions, data protection news and information about data protection rights to the general public as well as our more expert audiences.
Some of the services offered on our website require the processing of your personal data. In such cases, web page links will direct you to the specific information about the processing. This is contained in the relevant data protection notices in our Register.
LabVine collects your personal information only to the extent necessary to fulfill a precise purpose related to our tasks as an institution (which are laid down in Regulation 45/2001);
LabVine is active on six social media platforms. Our presence within the Instagram, Google Plus, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn communities strengthens our online profile and visibility.
Cookies (from Google Tag, Analytics and Yandex Metrica) enable LabVine to track the following information about visitors, which we use to prepare aggregated, anonymous statistics reports of visitor activity:
In addition, in the event of a user entering their details, we will collate any information entered by that user with their historic and subsequent visits to our site, as well as their ongoing behaviour on our website.
To improve the accuracy of the reports produced, information is also stored in a first-party cookie from our website and then collected by Google Analytics, Google Tag and Yandex Metrica. This information includes:
Note: First-party cookies are set by the website you are visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might use an external service to analyse how people are using the site. LabVine does not set its own cookie to do this and makes use of reputable external parties.
The data collected is masked and cannot be used to identify a particular visitor. This information will not be shared with any other organisation for marketing, market research or commercial purposes. For persistent cookies, a random ID is generated, which allows LabVine to identify when a user returns to the site. As mentioned above, once a user has provided us with their details, we are able to collate subsequent and historic data relating to how they use our website, with those details. Users can request to have any data relating to them deleted using the steps identified below.
Specific questions about the storage and use of our third-party analytics data can be sent or read directly from our application providers:
LabVine and its subsidiaries, including other EU institutions, bodies, agencies and offices (EU institutions), may process your personal data (also known as personal information) for a number of reasons, from dealing with public requests for information, staff matters and visitor information to the handling of complaints, to name a few.All EU institutions, including LabVine, are obliged to comply with the data protection law specifically applicable to them. In addition to specifying the legal principles for processing personal data, the law provides that each EU institution must appoint at least one Data Protection Officer (DPO). The task of the DPO is to ensure, in an independent manner, that the data protection law is applied in the institution. The DPO is also required to keep a register/procedural document of all the operations that involve the processing (collection, use and/or storage) of your personal data carried out by the institution. The register has to be publicly accessible and must contain information explaining the purpose and conditions of the processing operations.
Data Protection Officer, LabVine: Albertus Nolte
When your personal information is processed by LabVine (or any EU institution), you have the right to know about it. You have the right to access the information and have it rectified without delay if it is inaccurate or incomplete. You can ask to have it blocked under certain circumstances. You can also object to it being processed if you think the processing is unfair and unlawful and ask for it to be deleted. You can request that any of the above changes be communicated to other parties to whom your data have been disclosed. You also have the right not to be subject to automated decisions (made solely by machines) affecting you, as defined by law.
These rights are outlined in Articles 13 to 19 of the current data protection Regulation 45/2001.
For more information about how LabVine uses your personal data, for example when you visit our website or engage with us on social media, please download our Privacy Statement.
If LabVine is processing your personal data and you would like to exercise your data protection rights, please send a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org