By making this citizen participation platform available, Positive Money Europe is committed to respecting your personal data and always acts in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR).
Positive Money Europe is committed to taking all appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data against destruction, loss, inadvertent modification, damage or disclosure.
Use of the platform and registration
You can see some of the information available on the platform without having to share any personal data with us. Nevertheless, to contribute to the debates, you must register on the platform by providing a username, your email address and your nationality. After registration, you can choose to complete your profile by adding your name and photo.
When visiting the website, your language choice will be processed to optimise the use of the platform for you.
Use of the data by Positive Money Europe
Below you can find the type of data we collect on the platform and why we collect it. With the exception of a potential audit of this project by the European Commission, at no point will your data be shared with third parties. Positive Money Europe and the European Commission operate under the strict requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.
- Your email and nationality will be processed for the purpose of counting the number of eligible participants in the project in compliance with the European Commission’s reporting and auditing guidelines for the Europe for Citizens programme.
- Your “follow “choices on the platform will be processed in order to send you updates about the particular aspect of the debate that you have decided to follow. Note, that you can always change your notification settings by clicking on your name in the top right hand corner and then My Account, and then Notification Settings.
- Your contributions on the platform (support, comments, proposals), which will be public to anyone visiting the platform, will be processed in order to prepare the final online deliberation event, and as input to our final report to the European Commission. If your proposal is sent to the final online deliberation event and is selected by citizens in your country, it will be sent to the European Central Bank. At no point will Positive Money Europe reveal the identity of the author of the contribution on the platform, unless the author wishes to identify themselves by choosing a username that is their real name on the platform, or by telling us that they wish to be so identified.
Storage of data by Positive Money Europe
In order to comply with the auditing obligations of the European Commission under the Europe for Citizens programme, Positive Money Europe will store the information on the platform relating to your email and nationality for a period of 5 years following the reception of the payment of the balance of the grant from the European Commission (November 2021).
This website uses "cookies", which are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer by your browser.
These cookies are used to remember your language choice and to enable you to identify yourself when you visit this website again.
For visitors who are not registered, there is only a temporary session cookie that is not linked to identity.
As provided for by the GDPR, you have the right to access, rectify and oppose your personal data. To access your data you simply have to click on your name in the top right hand corner, then “My Account” and then “My data”. To rectify or oppose your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org You can also download your data by going into your account on the platform.
or modify your profile on the platform.
Positive Money Europe is responsible for the processing of your personal data and has a Data Protection Officer who ensures the confidentiality and security of the data and compliance with the requirements of the GDPR. You can contact this officer via email at email@example.com for any questions or complaints relating to the protection of your privacy.
You can also lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority: https://www.dataprotectionauthority.be
Data Protection Authority
Rue de la Presse 35, 1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 274 48 00
Fax: +32 (0)2 274 48 35