EPSU Data Privacy Policy

The European Federation of Public Services Union (EPSU) complies with the privacy legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

How does EPSU collect personal data?

  • EPSU only collects personal data that you give us yourself or that third parties give us in the context of a service requested by them (for example a registration form, an application…).

What personal data does EPSU process?

  • EPSU only collects the personal data needed to carry out a service requested by you (or by a third party).

When and why does EPSU process personal data?

EPSU processes these data in certain situations:

    • if you have explicitly given your permission for this;
    • if it is necessary to process the data in order to provide a service you have requested (for example, your address to send a publication or documents for a meeting or for visa request processing, or your bank account number to pay out financial support);
    • if we are legally obliged to process the data (for example EC projects);
    • if it is necessary for a legitimate purpose or in the public interest or (for example processing visa requests).

How does EPSU treat personal data?

  • Sensitive personal data (bank account numbers, ID or passports numbers) are always treated as confidential and never made public.
  • Your data are only used for the service you have requested - for example, if you subscribe for one or more newsletters, we will only use your details to send you these newsletters. Every newsletter also gives you the opportunity to unsubscribe.
  • We never pass on your contact details to third parties for commercial purposes.

How long does EPSU  keep personal data?

  • If you use EPSU website to register for an event, we will only keep your data for the time needed to provide EPSU services (meetings organisation and follow-up, EC projects…)

Does EPSU keep my personal data safe?

  • Your data are processed safely, we use secure technologies and measures to protect your data from unauthorised access, use, loss or publication. These technologies and measures are tested on a regular basis and updated when necessary.

What can I do about my own personal data?

  • If you consider that your data have been handled incorrectly, you can submit a complaint to the Privacy Commission

If you have any further questions or concerns:

Legislation : https://www.eugdpr.org/eugdpr.org.html