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This privacy statement provides information about the processing and the protection of your personal data.


Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Why and how do we process your personal data?
  3. On what legal ground(s) do we process your personal data
  4. Which personal data do we collect and further process?
  5. How long do we keep your personal data?
  6. How do we protect and safeguard your personal data?
  7. Who has access to your personal data and to whom is it disclosed?
  8. What are your rights and how can you exercise them?
  9. Contact information
  10. Where to find more detailed information?


  1. Introduction

IDATE DigiWorld is committed to protect your personal data and to respect your privacy. We process data only in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This privacy statement explains the reason for the processing of your personal data, the way we collect, handle and ensure protection of all personal data provided, how that information is used and what rights you have in relation to your personal data.


  1. Why and how do we process your personal data?

The data processed is intended to be used for authentication into the electronic system and contact of the users.

Your data will not be used for an automated decision-making, including profiling.


  1. On what legal ground(s) do we process your personal data

We use your email address to send you the news items published on the 5G Observatory web site.


  1. Which personal data do we collect and further process?

In order to carry out this processing operation, we register your email address when you subscribe to our mailing list.


  1. How long do we keep your personal data?

We only processes and keep your personal data for the time necessary to send you the news items. Therefore, your personal data will be anonymised 1 year after your registration.


  1. How do we protect and safeguard your personal data?

We take precautions to protect your information both online and offline.

We operate an Access Control Policy (ACP) that covers our organization’s data and information systems. This includes user access; network access controls; operating system software controls; the complexity of corporate passwords; methods for monitoring how corporate systems are accessed and used; and removal of access when an employee leaves the organization.

All personal data in electronic format (e-mails) are stored on EC’ servers (from end of June 2021).


  1. Who has access to your personal data and to whom is it disclosed?

Access to your personal data is provided to the staff responsible for carrying out this processing operation.


  1. What are your rights and how can you exercise them?

As a ‘data subject’, you have the right to access, rectify or erase your personal data and the right to restrict the processing of your personal data.

You can exercise your rights by contacting us. Please send an email to


  1. Contact information

Please send an email to if you wish to obtain a copy of any personal data we hold on you, if you wish us to erase your data or if you have a complaint against this privacy policy.



  1. Where to find more detailed information?

We do not process your personal data for any operation apart from sending news items to you.


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