Research & Innovation booklet is committed to comply with the EU Directive on privacy in the electronic communications. For this purpose, we have developed the following notice which intends to give you all the keys to manage the cookies we use while you are visiting our site.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files which are downloaded on to a device when the user accesses to certain websites. The piece of information is then sent to the original website when the user visits the page again or when he/she visits a website that recognizes the cookie. Cookies allow a website to recognize users, to understand the users’ navigation on different websites, thus facilitating user’s navigation, save his/her preferences and improving his/her utilization of the website. Cookies can have different objectives and utilities. For more information about cookies, visit the following websites: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu
Purpose of the Cookies
Cookies, among other things, help to make your visit to our web simpler, more pleasant and more logically structured. Cookies do not do any damage to your computer’s hard disc and they do not transmit any of your personal data to us.
Of course, it is perfectly possible to consult our web without activating cookies. Please note, however, that most browsers are programmed to accept cookies in their default configuration. You can prevent this by changing the appropriate setting in the browser options. If you set the browser to refuse all cookies, this may restrict your use of certain functions on our Website.
How can I control or delete cookies?
Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are several ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.
In addition, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service operated by Google LLC. (“Google”) with registered office in 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.
Only in exceptional instances is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the U.S., where it is then truncated. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your usage of this website, compile reports on website activity, and render further services to the website operator that relate to website usage and Internet usage. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the parameters of Google Analytics is not aggregated with other Google data.
You can prevent storage of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly. We would like to point out, however, that in such an instance you may not be able to use all functions of this website in their entirety. You can, furthermore, prevent Google from compiling the data generated by the cookie and relating to your usage of the website (including your IP address), as well as Google’s processing of such data, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
The security of your Personal Information is important to us.
As stated in Atos Binding Corporate Rules, any personal data processed by Atos is kept on secure servers. Atos uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard personal data against loss, unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or modification and to ensure the integrity of the personal data.
Additionally, Atos ensures to process your personal data only for the purposes mentioned in this privacy notice and to keep data no longer than necessary.
This website is subject to the Atos Information Security Policy, aiming at safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity, availability, authenticity and non-repudiation of information and information systems. It is based on an internationally accepted security standard (ISO27002 -, Code of Practice for Information Security Management). Atos implements technical and organizational security measures to safeguard stored personal data against inadvertent or deliberate manipulation, loss or destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological progress, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Right to information and contact data
You have a legal right to inspect any stored data concerning your person, and also the right to demand their correction or deletion, and to withdraw your consent for their further use.
You may at any time request information about your personal data that we have stored or access and amend it by logging in to our website with your log-in data. Any formal request for information must be made in writing with proof of your identity.
You may also at any time delete or correct your data or user profile. You may do this by sending an e-mail with the relevant request to email@example.com. We draw your attention to the fact that if your data is deleted it will no longer be possible to use some or all of our services.
You may retract your consent to certain kinds of data processing at any time with effect for the future.
We only retain the Personal Data collected from a user for as long as the user's account is active. After an account is closed the data will no longer be used and it will be erased from our systems. Otherwise personal data will be retained for a limited period of time as long as we need it to fulfill the purposes for which we have initially collected it, unless otherwise require by law. Please note that by law certain kinds of data must be kept for a certain period of time Such data must be stored by us until these periods run out. We block this data in our system and use it only in order to fulfil statutory requirements.
Acceptance, validity and modification of data protection conditions
By using our web site, you implicitly agree to accept the use of your personal data as specified above.