Legal disclaimer

The information contained in the website www.freetochoose.eu (hereafter the “Website”) is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by the Free to Choose project partners (hereafter the “Partners”) and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the Website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of the Website.

Through the Website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the Partners. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the Website up and running smoothly. However, the Partners take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Privacy policy

This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with the Website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. Some technical terms used in this statement are explained at the end of this page.

General statement

The Partners fully respect your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the relevant European data protection laws.

Collection and use of personal information

Personal information for the purposes of this document is information that can identify an individual such as name, address, contact details. The Partners do not collect any personal data about you on the Website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us). Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, and is used only in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Your personal data may also be anonymised and used for statistical purposes.

Collection and use of technical information

Technical details in connection with visits to the Website are logged for our statistical purposes. The technical details logged include the following items:

  • the IP address of your internet connection
  • the type of browser you are using
  • the date and time you accessed our site
  • the pages you have accessed and the documents downloaded
  • the previous website address from where you reached us, including any search terms used.

The Partners will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. This information is used to allow us improve the information we are supplying to our users, find out how many people are visiting the Website and for statistical purposes. Some of the above information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of the Website, discover what information is most and least used, inform us on future design and layout specifications, and help us make our site more user friendly.

Glossary of technical terms used

web browser
The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome and Safari.

IP address
The identifying details for your computer (or your internet company’s computer), expressed in “internet protocol” code. Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.

cookies
Small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a web site. Cookies can be read by the web site on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the Website can “remember” you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the web site.

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