Legal notice


© 2006 IRRIIS Consortium - Integrated Risk Reduction of Information-based Infrastructure Systems
All rights reserved.
Except where otherwise indicated, the information presented on the IRRIIS website has been collected and presented by the IRRIIS project consortium on the basis of public news sources and information supplied by European and national organisations. All copyrights are owned by authors and/or suppliers of the information and are protected by applicable laws.

The information presented on the IRRIIS website may not be copied and reproduced without the prior express written permission of the IRRIIS project consortium coordinator, provided that the source is acknowledged.

Information on this web site does not necessarily engage the responsibility of the IRRIIS Consortium.

While our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate, we cannot guarantee either. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. Some of the documents and multimedia sequences on this server might contain references, or pointers, to information maintained by other organisations. Please note that we do not control and cannot guarantee the relevance, timeliness or accuracy of these external materials.

Privacy Notice

You can browse freely through most of IRRIIS website without giving any information about yourself. However, in some cases, personal information may be required in order to enable us to provide the e-services you request. Please note that we collect no personal information about you when you visit our Web site unless you choose to provide that information to us.

  1. Log Files

    When you visit our Web site, our Web server makes a temporary record of each access and stores it in a log file. The following data are recorded, and stored until an automatic deletion date:

    • IP address of the requesting processor
    • Date and time of access
    • Name and URL of the downloaded file
    • Volume of data transmitted
    • Indication whether download was successful
    • Data identifying the browser software and operating system
    • Web site from which our site was accessed
    • Name of your Internet service provider

    The purpose of recording these data is to allow use of the Web site (connection setup), for system security, for technical administration of the network infrastructure and in order to optimize our Internet service. We do not process personal data without first obtaining your explicit consent to do so.

  2. User registration

    Any visitor to the IRRIIS website may voluntarily register their details if they wish to. In some cases, the IRRIIS website nay require users to register in order to gain access to certain web pages or e-services, for example to participate in one of our on-line forums or communities. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected on registration include:

    • Information we need to provide the e-service you require (mandatory) - e.g. name, organisation, address, e-mail address, etc.
    • Information you may choose to provide, and which can help us to have a clearer understanding of the IRRIIS user community as a whole - e.g. telephone number, fax number, age group, information about your interests in, and use of, various products, programs, and services, etc.

  3. Cookies

    This website does not use cookies in any systematic manner, but only in a limited number of specific circumstances in which the user benefits from the use of particular cookies - for example by not having to repeatedly provide a password.

    No use is made of cookies by this website to gather any personal information about you. Any personal information you provide (e.g. by registering for use of certain services) is solely for use by the IRRIIS service, and will not be communicated to third parties.

    This website does not permit the use of third party cookies.

    Users should be aware that by following links provided in the IRRIIS's web pages they may arrive on Web pages that are not part of the IRRIIS's website and thus not under our control or responsibility. Some of these pages may be published by organisations with different cookie policies and may set cookies.

    Users who set their PC browsers to block cookies (either in general, or - on some browsers - just for a particular Web site URL) will still be able to view and use the IRRIIS's web pages. However, by blocking cookies, the user may experience inconveniences such as needing to repetitively provide passwords, or to repeatedly refuse an automatic transaction request.

  4. Confidentiality and Security

    Any personal information you provide to the IRRIIS website will be held securely, and your personal details will not normally be disclosed to third parties. In some circumstances however we may need to disclose your personal details to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested, or fulfil a request for information. Any information about you that we pass to a third party will be held securely by that party, and used only to provide the services or information you have requested. The IRRIIS consortium will not divulge your personal data to third parties for direct marketing purposes.

    We have put in place, and we regularly review and update, appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorised access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect on-line.

    Questions regarding this legal notice and requests to copy or reproduce information on the IRRIIS website may be addressed to the IRRIIS project coordinator.