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The European Commission maintains this website to enhance public access to information about the European Union’s initiatives and policies in the consumer field and teachers' access to useful pedagogical tools related to consumer education. 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 European Commission accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever related to the content or use of the information included on this site.
The website’s 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 has no control and for which the Commission does not assume responsibility;
• Not professional, nor regarded as legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).
Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that a legal document that is available on-line reproduces a text that is officially adopted, comprising any form of EU legislation such as EU Regulations and Directives. The official texts of European Union legislation are published in the Official Journal of the European Union and they are the only version that is deemed authentic.
It is our goal to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on this 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 European Commission accepts no responsibility for any damage incurred as a result of the use of the Dolceta website or any external links that are accessed through it.
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Reuse is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged. The reuse policy of the European Commission is described within a Commission Decision of 12 December 2011.
The general principle of reuse can be subject to conditions which may be specified in individual copyright notices. Therefore users are advised to refer to the copyright notices of the individual websites maintained under Dolceta and of the individual documents. Reuse is not applicable to documents subject to intellectual property rights of third parties.
Personal data protection
The policy on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the European Union Institutions and bodies is based on Regulation (EC) No. 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000.
In principle, access to the information available on or via the DOLCETA website does not require any personal data to be supplied by the user. 'Personal data' means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person as defined in Article 2 of the Regulation 45/2001. However, in order to use some of the DOLCETA on line services and, in specific, report a possible error or other non functionality of the website, you may be asked to supply some information about yourself, such as your contact details (name and first name and e-mail address).
The DOLCETA website manager will collect this personal information only to the necessary extent in order to fulfill this precise purpose: the follow up of your –mail reporting a website error- non- functionality. This information will not be reused for a purpose incompatible with this original purpose.
The European Commission will not disclose information to third parties and will not divulge your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
Your data will not kept for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which they were collected.
These data may, however, be kept for a longer period for historical, statistical or scientific purposes, without prejudice to any other provision of Regulation (EC) No. 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000.
Any individual concerned (data subject) has the right to obtain access to and rectification of his or her personal data. Data subjects may also under certain circumstances ask to have these data blocked and for the erasure of data about them which they consider to have been unlawfully processed. Finally, they have the right to object, on compelling grounds, to the processing of their data.
To exercise your rights or to obtain any further information, you can apply directly to the data controller: EAHC-CP-CALLS@ec.europa.eu; you may also contact the EAHC Data Protection Officer at: EAHC-DATA-PROTECTION@ec.europa.eu
The DOLCETA website sometimes provides links to other Internet sites. Since the European Commission has no control over such sites, we suggest that you review their privacy policies.