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Personal Data Protection
The European Union is committed to user privacy. The policy on "protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions" is based on Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000. This general policy covers the European Union's family of institutional Web Sites, on Intranet as well as on Internet. The current web based service treats your personal information according to the policy described in the Regulation mentioned above and the provision of the EUROPA website do apply also to this service.

In this context, your data, provided on a voluntary basis, are used mainly for two purposes:
  • To allow us to process your request for evaluating your method regarding it's readiness to enter the NANOhub (pre)validation process and to contact you in case of a successful outcome.
  • To update you on news of NANOhub as you requested by registering on the NANOhub news mailing list.
You can be assured that your data are stored in conformity with the privacy policy indicated above and that the provisions of the EU Regulation are applied.

The NANOhub website provides links to third party sites. Absolutely, no personal data exchange or information on the proposed method will occur with these sites. These sites are listed only to provide you with potentially useful links. However, we will have no control over them and, thus, we encourage you to review their privacy policies.

General Conditions of Use
The undersigned acknowledges the following conditions under which he/she uses the <project name> NANOhub installation, called the "NANOhub installation" in this document.

  • The European Commission Joint Research Centre (EC JRC) provides and maintains the NANOhub installation on the local EC-JRC NANOhub server.
  • The European Commission Joint Research Centre (EC JRC) makes the NANOhub installation on the NANOhub server accessible to Users which have been approved in collaboration with the NANOhub installation project co-ordinator only.
  • Users and/or their organisations will bear any loss, damage or injury suffered in connection with using the NANOhub installation.
  • The European Commission Joint Research Centre (EC JRC) does not guarantee any specific Service Level or a specific availability ratio in connection with the NANOhub installation. EC JRC undertakes measures to provide a Service Level acceptable under normal conditions.
  • The European Commission Joint Research Centre (EC JRC) shall not be liable for any loss of profits or loss of business or loss of exclusive intellectual property rights as a result of any issues concerning the NANOhub installation it provides, including inadvertent availability of the NANOhub installation data to unauthorised third parties.
  • The European Commission Joint Research Centre (EC JRC) will not undertake any data consistency or quality check and is not responsible for the content of the data submitted to and stored in the NANOhub installation.