The following statement explains our policy regarding the personal information we collect about you.
The Amgen Science Teacher Training website is dedicated to respecting the privacy of its users. Our intention is to provide a secure and safe environment for all users. The following statement outlines the policies by which the Amgen Science Teacher Training website collects, manages, and uses the data provided to us by users, and how users of the portal may exercise their rights. Use of the Amgen Science Teacher Training website site indicates you have read these policies and agree to abide by them.
The Amgen Science Teacher Training website is controlled by EUN Partnership aisbl, the legal name for European Schoolnet. Contact information can be found below.
To serve its users as best as possible, the Amgen Science Teacher Training website requires users to submit the following information as a part of the registration process:
- Firstname, lastname, email address, country, mother tongue
Furthermore, if a user registers for the Teachers’ community, s/he will be asked also for the following information:
- Salutation, year of birth, gender, role in organisation, teaching subjects
In addition, information such as user IP address, internet service provider (ISP), web browser, operating system, approximate times of use, referring site, email address, specific user interactions with the systems functionality and any similar data exchanged between a user's computer and the servers of the Amgen Science Teacher Training website will be collected. These will not be linked to specific user accounts except as indicated below.
Finally, aggregate statistics will be collected regularly, including, but not limited to, the number of users during a specific period, the preferred subjects and/or countries chosen by teachers, and account usage.
During the registration process, users will be asked to specify a unique username and corresponding password. Through this username/password combination, users may access their account and use the restricted area of the site. Users can edit or delete their profile information at any time.
Use of collected information
Personal information provided by the user or collected during usage of the Amgen Science Teacher Training website will only be used to:
- - Allow registrants contribute to the community of practice of Amgen Science Teacher Training website associate partners and teachers through blogs, forum and creating pedagogical scenarios;
- - Enable and improve the user experience within this and similar projects via access control, tracking usage frequency, habits, preferences and settings;
- - Inform the user of activities he or she might interested in within this or other EUN projects and about any developments and updates related to the Amgen Science Teacher Training website;
- - Assist in the registration and sign up to other EUN projects by pre-filling the relevant registration forms;
- - Allow and facilitate monitoring and research activities within and across EUN projects and activities;
- - Where relevant, send print materials and other items by post on request by members using address details provided by them.
Access to this information is strictly limited to EUN Partnership aisbl, education ministries, third parties carrying out research activities and entities in charge of implementing the Amgen Science Teacher Training project. The transfer of specific data to other third parties can be permitted under the specific authorisation of the Data Controller; such authorisation will only be granted by the Data Controller to third parties with a legitimate interest in this information, taking into account the context and scope of the Amgen Science Teacher Training website and/or the Amgen Science Teacher Training project (e.g., educational organisations; governmental bodies; research centres; universities; partners in the Amgen Science Teacher Training project). Personal data will only be transferred in accordance with applicable regulation. Whenever possible, data will be processed in an anonymous way, especially if transferred to third parties for research purposes. EUN Partnership aisbl will not divulge your personal data for direct marketing purposes to third parties.
EUN Partnership aisbl will have access to provided account information and can modify and/or delete information as needed to maintain the integrity of the user database or to ensure the proper operation of the Amgen Science Teacher Training website.
EUN Partnership aisbl may also share personal identifying information with Amgen Foundation, in the United States, for the purposes of this initiative only. Regardless of the country in which personally identifying information about you is collected and processed, EUN Partnership aisbl will take reasonable measures, in line with the requirements of any applicable EU Directives or Regulations and any instructions of the EUN Partnership aisbl Data Controller, to ensure that your personal information is treated in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
Length of data storage
Personal data provided by the users of the site or collected during their usage of the site will not be stored by EUN Partnership aisbl in a form allowing the identification of the users for longer than five years after the last use of the Amgen Science Teacher Training website by the user or, in the case of multiple registrations, 5 years after the last use by the user of any site maintained by EUN, whichever is the later. In addition, registered users may contact the EUN Partnership aisbl as indicated below to terminate their accounts, which will result in the deletion of the personal data that they have provided during registration.
The Amgen Science Teacher Training website has implemented and continues to maintain appropriate technical and management measures to keep your personal information secure and safe from loss, damage, corruption, or deletion.
Contacting EUN Partnership aisbl
EUN Partnership aisbl is based in Brussels (Belgium). For any questions related to the Amgen Science Teacher Training website, including your rights to access, correct and delete your personal information under applicable data protection law, you can contact us:
- via email: privacy [AT] eun.org
- via post:
EUN Partnership aisbl
Rue de Trèves 61
via telephone: +32.2.790.75.75