The European Journal is New Direction’s opinion journal that gathers the thoughts of world-renowned experts, on the crucial issues facing Europe today. New Direction is registered in Belgium as a not-for-profit organisation and is partly funded by the European Parliament. The European Parliament and New Direction assume no responsibility for the opinions expressed in this publication. Sole responsibility lies with the individual authors.
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Our core beliefs regarding user privacy and data protection:
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Like most websites, this site uses Google Analytics to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.
Although Google Analytics records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. Google Analytics also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor.
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Your email address will remain within MailChimp’s database for as long as we continue to use MailChimp’s services for email marketing or until you specifically request removal from the list. You can do this by unsubscribing using the unsubscribe links contained in any email newsletters that we send you or by requesting removal via email. When requesting removal via email, please send your email to us using the email account that is subscribed to the mailing list.
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You may choose not to give us any information other than your e-mail, and you will be able to benefit from the service.
We use some of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them are based in the USA and are EU-U.S Privacy Shield compliant.
Also, some parts of our website are linked to social media platforms or their sharing modules:
and email newsletter platform:
Our Company would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: firstname.lastname@example.org