1 April 2019
We at VoteMatch Europe we take your privacy very seriously. During the processing of personal data VoteMatch Europe work conform the requirements of the applicable data protection legislation, like the General Data Protection Regulation. This means we:
ProDemos, House for Democracy and the rule of law is the party responsible (the controller) for all data processing. In this privacy statement, we will explain what kind of personal data we collect and for which purposes within our website VoteMatch Europe. We recommend that you read it carefully.
If you have any questions regarding the processing of personal data, feel free to contact us.
ProDemos, House for
Democracy and the rule of law
2511 AA The Hague
To make sure the server of VoteMatch Europe works properly we store the following technical data:
The technical data will be stored for thirty days at most. Thereafter the data will be deleted.
We will use your personal data to give you insight in the comparison of your answers with the positions of political parties of other Member States.
We receive personal data from national level voting advice application (VAA) of partner organizations within the EU. ProDemos has agreements concerning the transfer of personal data with all partner organizations. The agreement stipulates among other things that the data will only be transferred to the servers of ProDemos after your explicit affirmative consent.
The personal data we use in order to give you insight in your result on an EU-level are:
We process your personal data for the following purposes:
After having left VoteMatch Europe all answers and other data will be subsequently deleted from the VoteMatch Europe server.
We process your data with the upmost confidentiality. We do not under any circumstance provide your personal data to other parties, companies or organizations, unless we are required to do so by law (for example, when the police demands access to personal data in case of a suspected crime). We only receive data from national level VAA’s with which we have a data transfer agreement stipulating strict arrangements concerning security and privacy.
We take security measures to reduce misuse of and unauthorized access to personal data. We take responsibility in the security of your personal data. We renew our security measures to ensure safe storage of personal data and keep track what might go wrong.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and to use this analysis to enhance our website. The settings of Google Analytics are set to ensure a low impact on your privacy. This means that the data we receive including your masked IP-address are send to Google and stored on its servers in het United States. Moreover we have an agreement with Google that stipulates that Google may not use the data for other services. Google may share the data if required to do so by law (for example, when the police demands access to personal data in case of a suspected crime) or if third parties process data on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. More on the processing of data by Google can be found in their privacy statement.
The data will be stored for fourteen months.
We have appointed a so-called data protection officer. This person is responsible for privacy matters within our organisation. Our data protection officer is David Muntslag and is available by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (0031707570200) for all your questions and requests.
We reserve the right to modify this statement. We recommend that you consult this statement on a regular basis, so that you remain informed of any changes.
You have the following rights:
If you exercise any of the rights mentioned above, we will ask to identify yourself with a valid ID, to conform it is your personal data. It is important that you hide your social security number and photo.
We will usually comply to your request within 30 days. This term can be extended if the request is proven to be complex or tied to a specific right. You will be notified about a possible extension of this term.
If you think that we are not helping you in the right way, you have the right to lodge a complaint at the authority. For The Netherlands, this is the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens.