Consumer Classroom website is run and maintained under a framework service contract by an external contractor on behalf of the European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Consumers. It respects the privacy of all visitors, members and partners.
Users are free to give their data on a voluntary basis. All users registered on the website and providing information including personal data are deemed to have unambiguously given their consent for the personal data processing.
Legal basis for processing personal data:
for the contractor: French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as amended by Act no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, transposing la Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data
for the European Commission: Regulation (EC) No. 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data
Access to data:
Consumer Classroom is a collaborative website for Teachers and pupils who are assured, by the website manager, to work in a safe and restricted area. Personal data and work remain private and are not accessible to external users. Therefore we will not disclose information to third parties without your prior consent.
Internally, your data will be processed for the website management only to the necessary extent.
Data retention period:
Your data will not be kept for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which they were collected. This means that your data may be kept for the existence of the website.
However, your data may be kept in an anonymous form for a longer period for historical, statistical or scientific purposes.
Any user registered on the website has the right to obtain access to and rectification of his or her personal data. This means that you may at any time update or delete your user account on the website.
Users may also under certain circumstances ask to have these data blocked and for the erasure of data about them which they consider to have been unlawfully processed. Finally, they have the right to object, on compelling grounds, to the processing of their data.
To exercise your rights or to obtain any further information, you can apply directly to the external contractor responsible for the management of the website: