Overseas Countries
and Territories Association

Data protection

Since 25 May 2018 the new EU General Data Protection Regulation has become applicable.

Since 25 May 2018 the new EU General Data Protection Regulation has become applicable. The GDPR imposes an obligation of transparency, which is to provide data subjects with detailed information on the processing of their personal data

–       Google Analytics 

We use Google Analytics to collect information on how visitors use our site. This information is used to create reporting and analysis to allow us to improve the site for our users. The cookies used by Google Analytics collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

–       Opting out of cookies

Information about this and your options for opting out of advertising cookies is available in the Cookies setting section.

–       Newsletter subscription and projects/stakeholders registration

By subscribing to the OCTA newsletter, you will send us your e-mail (which is compulsory) and other information which is not compulsory, and we wish to inform you beforehand how it will be used.

Therefore, in compliance with the GDPR, we inform you that OCTA will process your data lawfully and fairly, only where necessary, using paper and electronic means, adopting adequate technical and organisational security measures, only for the purpose of sending you the newsletter and to provide statistics on the overall number of users registered, the type of organizations reached and the countries of belonging of the organizations.

Your data will be processed by duly authorised OCTA employees and collaborators, as well as by OCTA partners and some external suppliers (e.g. providers of hosting services), and will not be used for sending commercial communications or for profiling purposes.

You may exercise your rights at any time in accordance with the GDPR, such as requesting access to data, correcting them if there are errors, deleting them (e.g. if they are no longer necessary), processing limitation and portability, as well as filing a complaint with the Supervisory Authority.

Should you have any doubt, do not hesitate to contact us, we will provide you with all the necessary clarifications.


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