The protection of individual personal data is an important concern of ours. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The processing of the data gathered on this site is done by Research Luxembourg staff or any person who may replace them.
Personal information is collected on this website only by one’s voluntary registration, for example by subscribing to a newsletter. The collected information will not be transferred to any commercial company or organisation in Luxembourg or overseas.
In accordance with the Law on Protection of Personal Data (General Data Protection Regulation – UE 2016/679), the site user has in particular, the right to access, rectify and delete the private data concerning him or her.
1. The Data Controller
Research Luxembourg is the Data Controller.
Maison du Savoir
2, avenue de l’Université
Tel.: +352 26 19 25-1
Fax.: +352 26 19 25-35
Research Luxembourg is a joint initiative of the main actors in Luxembourg public research with the support of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research. For any questions regarding this site and its contents, or to contact Research Luxembourg, you can contact us by email or write to us at the postal address above.
2. The data processed
We collect your personal data in various situations:
- our contact form;
- when you contact us by email or by social media.
In these different circumstances, we may collect and process the following categories of personal data:
|Category of Personal Data||Information / examples|
|Personal characteristics||Identity (surname, first name), postal address, e-mail address, fixed/mobile phone number.|
Date and place of birth, age, sex, family situation, nationality, language.
|Electronic ID||IP addresses, cookies & tracers, terminal identifiers, event logs, logs, web browsing histories|
Please not that we do not collect “sensitive data” under Article 9 of the GDPR
Google Analytics, Cookies, Facebook Pixels
These advertising cookies are used to send advertising messages and online services with the preferences you have expressed. In particular, they are used to offer you advertisements and services that are potentially close to your centres of interest, as well as to create individual profiles of your tastes, preferences and content choices, detected when you browse the Site or through the comparison of the activities you have carried out with your browser. For example, they are used to limit the administration of a given advertisement, or to deduce the effectiveness of a campaign from the frequency of display of the associated advertisement.
How to enable or disable cookies on your browsers
You can block the acceptance of cookies by your browser. However, this operation could make it less effective or prevent access to certain functions or pages of the Site.
Here are the methods proposed by the main browsers to block the acceptance of cookies:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/fr-be/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
Other ways of disabling analytical and profiling cookies
In addition to deactivating and/or deleting cookies via the relevant settings in your browser, you can deactivate and/or delete individual analytical and profiling cookies by accessing the following sites:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=fr to deactivate Google Analytics
http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, a website managed by the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA), for the deletion of other cookies for users within the European Union.
http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2#!/, for the deletion of other cookies for users in the United States. These sites are not managed by the Holder, who therefore assumes no responsibility for their respective contents.
3. For what purpose do we process your data?
We use your personal solely for the purpose of:
- responding to your information or contact requests. This processing is carried out with your consent;
- this processing is based on entering into a contract;
4. Data retention timescales
Your personal data will be retained for as long as required for the purposes described above or in so far as such is necessary for compliance with statutory obligations and for solving any disputes.
Research Luxembourg stores and transfers personal data as much as possible inside the European Union. Nevertheless, Research Luxembourg might transfer personal data outside European Union in accordance with the data protection law.
When contacting us via the contact form, we require your name and email address. By sending the form you agree that your data will be collected and used by Research Luxembourg to process your request.