The InfoMapNode geoportal is managed by Regional Activities Centre for Information and Communication (INFO/RAC) that is hosted by the Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), whose office is at Via Vitaliano Brancati 48 Roma. INFO/RAC is in charge of the communication and dissemination activities within the UN Environment Programme /Mediterranean Action Plan and related projects and it will be the controller of any personal data processed as described in this Policy.
The protection of your personal data is an important matter for the INFO/RAC. Therefore, we have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that data protection regulations are observed both by us and by external service providers.
In the InfoMapNode, personal data is collected and stored only to the extent that it is technically necessary in order to regulate access and right to view, upload or edit spatial data and metadata. Your personal data will only be publicly available/visible if you have previously agreed to this.
Please note: at any time, you may revoke your consent to the use of your personal data. To this end, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the title: "Unsubscribe to InfoMapNode".
What Information do we gather from you?
We fully respect your right to privacy in relation to your interactions with the INFO/RAC platforms and endeavor to guarantee to be transparent in our dealings with you as to what information we will collect and how we will use your information. Also, we only collect and use personal information where we are legally entitled to do so.
You may be asked to provide the following categories of data when you ask to registered in the single-sing-on authentication system, to manage access and right in the different data collection and visualization platforms:
Data processing by the InfoMAPNode geoportal
Data are collected and exchanged during each visit to the InfoMAPNode geoportal. The INFO/RAC geoportal automatically collects and stores data transmitted from your browser to our server. This includes:
Duration of the storage of personal data
The INFO/RAC will store the personal data for the shortest time possible for each specific use.
Session cookies are small information units stored by the provider in the main memory of the user's computer. A session cookie contains a randomly generated unique identification number, a so-called session ID. A cookie also contains data on its origin and the storage period. These cookies cannot store any other data.
Other providers use permanent cookies to recognise visitors returning after a longer period of time. This information is stored as a text file on the hard drive of the user's computer. In contrast, the session cookies used by the INFO/RAC are deleted when the session is terminated.
Cookies can be controlled by all internet browsers. Most browsers are configured to accept all cookies without prompting the user.
How we store your personal data
All information you provide us with is stored on our secure servers located in the European Union. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which allows you to access certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
What rights do you have?
As a data subject, you have the following rights:
Right to information
At any time, you have the right to obtain information on the data stored about you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the storage. Information on the data stored can be obtained from the central data protection team (email to email@example.com).
Requests for your personal data must be made to us specifying what personal data you need access to, and a copy will be retained on our files. To help us locate the information, please give us as much information as possible about the type of information you would like to see.
If, to comply with your request, we would have to disclose information relating to or identifying another person, we may need to obtain the consent of that person, if possible. If we cannot obtain consent, we may need to withhold that information or edit the data to remove the identity of that person, if possible.
Right to correct your personal data or correct any mistakes in your personal data.
If you would like to do so, please:
It is your responsibility that all of the personal data provided to us is accurate and complete. If any information you have given us changes, please let us know as soon as possible (Contact us).
Right to erasure
In accordance with the Data Protection Legislation, you can ask us to erase your personal data where:
Where you have requested the erasure of your personal data, we will inform recipients to whom that personal data have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. We will also inform you about those recipients if you request it.
Changes to the policy
This Policy may be updated or changed from time to time at the INFO/RAC's sole discretion. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use this InfoMAPNode to submit personal information. If material changes are made to the Policy, we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the Website or sending you a notification in relation to this. We will not process your personal data in a manner not contemplated by this Policy without your consent.
Updated to May 2019.