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Privacy statement

1. Form for requesting access to Commission documents.

You can use this form to request access to Commission documents. Your personal data will be collected and processed for the purposes described under point 2.

This form is covered by Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.

2. What personal data do we collect, for what purpose and using what technology?

The personal data collected and processed are as follows:

First name, surname, field of activity, postal address, post code, country and e-mail address (mandatory fields).

These personal data are processed in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 on public access to the documents of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission. If you request a document using the online form, your personal data will be used only to the extent needed to be able to reply. All your personal data and the content of your request are recorded in the application that manages requests for access to documents, which is password-protected and thus accessible to only a limited number of users.

This information is used only to manage your request and is not disclosed for direct marketing purposes.

You have the right at any moment to request access to your personal data in order to correct them.

3. How long do we keep your data for?

Your personal data will be kept only for the time needed to perform the task for which they were collected or for possible follow-up action.

4. Appeals

Any complaints should be addressed to the European Data Protection Supervisor.