Important legal notice
The European Commission maintains this website to enhance public access to information about the European Road Safety Charter initiative. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. However the Commission accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site.
This information is:
- of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
- not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
- sometimes linked to external sites over which the Commission services have no control and for which the Commission assumes no responsibility;
- not professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).
Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that a document available on-line exactly reproduces an officially adopted text. Only European Union legislation published in paper editions of the Official Journal of the European Union is deemed authentic.
It is our goal to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. The Commission accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.
This disclaimer is not intended to limit the liability of the Commission in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law nor to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.
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Reproduction is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged, save where otherwise stated. Where prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), such permission shall cancel the above-mentioned general permission and shall clearly indicate any restrictions on use.
Personal Data Protection
The European Road Safety Charter is committed to user privacy.
In this respect:
- Within each Institution, a Data Protection Officer ensures that the provisions of the Regulation are applied and advises controllers on fulfilling their obligations (see art. 24 of the Regulation);
- For all the Institutions, the European Data Protection Supervisor will act as an independent supervisory authority (see art. 41 to 45 of the Regulation).
The European Union's family of institutional Web Sites, within the eu domain, provides links to third party sites. Since we do not control them, we encourage you to review their privacy policies.
What is an e-service? An e-service on EUROPA is a service or resource made available on the Internet in order to improve the communication between citizens and businesses on the one hand and the European Institutions on the other hand.
The Specific e-Service European Road Safety Charter initiative
This e-Service is made available on this web page in order to offer an online electronic registration for the above mentioned initiative. While registering your personal data will be collected and further processed for the purposes detailed hereafter under point 2. This e-Service is under the responsibility of the organiser of Ms. Maria Teresa Sanz-Villegas – Project Officer, Directorate-General for Energy and Transport, European Commission, acting as the Controller. However, the day-to-day responsibility lies with the contractor. The site is managed and maintained by P.A.U. Education (LINK www.paueducation.com).
As this e-Service collects and further processes personal data, Regulation (EC) 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, is applicable.
What personal information do we collect, for what purpose and through which technical means?
The personal and institutional data collected are used for further processing your commitment for the European Road Safety Charter or for allowing you the access to the Charter’s features: newsletter, blog posts, galleries, events etc.
Who has access to your information and to whom is it disclosed?
The access to all data as well as all information collected in the context of this website, and the organisation thereof, is only granted through User Id/Password to a defined user. This user is the Administration of the website, supported by a team in the operational service of the European Road Safety Charter.
No personal data is transmitted to parties, which are outside the recipients and the legal framework mentioned, no e-mail address will be displayed on the webpage without the express agreement of its owner.
How do we protect and safeguard your information?
The collected personal data and all information related to the above mentioned initiative is stored on the servers of P.A.U. Education.
Access to all collected personal data and all information related to the above mentioned initiative is only possible to the above described populations with a User Id/Password.
How can you verify, modify or delete your information?
In case you want to verify which personal data is stored on your behalf by the responsible controller, have it modified, corrected, or deleted, please visit your Profile on the dedicated page. You can delete the user within the European Road Safety Charter’s webpage, but not the Commitment, once approved and displayed on this webpage.
Special attention is drawn to the consequences of a delete request, in which case any trace to be able to contact you will be lost.
How long do we keep your data?
Your personal data is kept as long as the European Road Safety Charter initiative is active.
In case you have questions related to this e-Service, or concerning any information processed in the context of the initiative, or on your rights, feel free to contact the support team, operating under the responsibility of the Controller, using the following contact information: email@example.com
Complaints, in case of conflict, can be addressed to the European Data Protection Supervisor.