The following texts are our public privacy policies. The two statements cover how we handle data and privacy in relation to our website ( and our newsletter.

Public Privacy Policy – Website

RESILIENCE will minimize the use of your data. If your personal data is collected for any purpose, you will be told so explicitly, and you will be the one to make available said information. As is the case with our newsletter.

Cookies are collected and used to analyze customer behavior, administer the website and to collect information about user movement.


  • “Personal Data” is defined as any information related to an identifiable individual.
  • “Processing” is defined as any operation which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data.
  • A “Data Subject” is defined as a natural person whose personal data is being processed

Data Protection Principles

RESILIENCE promises to operate according to the following data protection principles:

  • Processing of any data will be lawful, fair and transparent. The processing activities of RESILIENCE will always have lawful grounds, and your rights will be considered before processing personal data. RESILIENCE will provide you with information regarding processing upon request.
  • Processing of personal data is limited by purpose. As such, processing will only be done in accordance with the reason your data was gathered.
  • Processing of personal data is carried out minimalistically. Which means RESILIENCE only gathers and processes the minimal amount of personal data required.
  • Processing is limited to a specific time period. Your data will not be stored any longer than necessary.
  • RESILIENCE strives to ensure the accuracy of data.
  • RESILIENCE strives to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

Rights of the Data Subject

The data subject, as is defined above, has the following rights:

  • The data subject has the right to information – which means they have the right to know whether their personal data is being processed; what data is gathered, where it is obtained from and why, and by whom it is processed.
  • The data subject has the right to access – which means they have the right to access the data collected from and/or about them. Including the right to request and obtain a copy of any personal data gathered.
  • The data subject has the right to rectification – which means they have the right to request a change in any personal data that is erroneous or incomplete.
  • The data subject has the right to erasure – which means in certain circumstances they can request that their personal data be erased from our records.
  • The data subject has the right to restrict processing – which means they have the right to restrict the processing of their personal data, when certain conditions are met.
  • The data subject has the right to object to processing – which means they have the right to object to processing of their personal data under certain circumstances, for example in the case of direct marketing.
  • The data subject has the right to object to automated processing – which means they have the right to object to automated processing of any kind. This includes profiling and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing. This right can be exercised whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting the data subject.
  • The data subject has the right of data portability – which means they have the right to obtain their personal data in a machine-readable format or as a direct transfer from one processor to another, if this is feasible.
  • The data subject has the right of complaint – which means in an event where their request is refused under the “right of access”, the data subject will be provided with a reason as to why.
  • The data subject has the right to receive assistance – which means they have the right to receive help from a supervisory authority (see the contact section) and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
  • The data subject has the right to withdraw consent – which means they have the right to withdraw any consent previously given towards processing of their personal data.

Newsletter Subscription

If you sign up for the RESILIENCE newsletter, your personal data such as email address will be collected. For further details, read the public privacy policy related to the newsletter below.


If you use a form on the website, your name, email address, institution, postal address, date of consent, IP address and details of consent are all subject to collection and processing. Refer to the specific form in order to know more about the purpose of collecting your data.


Our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. The third-party cookies used on our website are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website. You can read our full cookie policy here.

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. We anonymize your IP before it is received by Google. Google has its own privacy policy. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics you can do so here.

Public Privacy Policy – Newsletter

RESILIENCE is a Horizon 2020 project funded under grant agreement 871127 and coordinated by Fondazione per le scienze religiose Giovanni XXIII (Via San Vitale 114, 40125 Bologna IT). RESILIENCE is the administrator of all personal data collected via

The administrator collects, stores and processes your email address through MailChimp, which is a reliable and secure subscription management system, and it is congruent with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation, which you can read more about here –

This is done in order to send you periodical information about the project development and any related initiatives. You will receive emails at an expected frequency of one email per month. The amount of emails can exceed this expected frequency in periods with a large amount of news, but it will never exceed the limit of one email per week.

How RESILIENCE handles your data

The administrator will not collect, store or process other data than your email address, details of your consent, date of consent and the IP address of the computer used to give consent.

  • Your data is collected, stored and processed in total compliance with GDPR.
  • Any data you disclose will be treated with full confidentiality.
  • Your data will never be disclosed to third parties, and it will only be used for the purpose specified in this document.
  • Your data will be held for as long as newsletters are still issued by RESILIENCE and no longer than necessary.
  • You will have the right to modify or remove your data at any point in time for any reason.

Upon completed registration you will be provided with a summary of your subscription along with a link for unsubscribing. Any further emails from RESILIENCE will contain a link, which also allows for quick removal from the mailing list.

Any data you have disclosed will be removed within 3 months after unsubscribing. You also have the option of unsubscribing immediately by contacting the administrator.

In case you have any complaints, you have the right to address them to an adequate supervisory institution.

You can receive more information related to RESILIENCE by sending an email to or on the project’s handling of your data, by sending an email with your questions to

Contact Information

If you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your personal data, we will happily assist you.


Address of the Project’s Coordinator: Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII, Via San Vitale 114, 40125 Bologna, Italy

Changes to the Public Privacy Policies

We reserve the right to make changes to the public privacy policies.

Last date of modification: 31.01.2020.