Legal notice and Privacy policy

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Pubblication Director of CASTWATER project website: Francesca Maccatrozzo

For any comments on the website, please contact the project partner responsible for the communication: Veneto Region Tourism Department - 168, Cannareggio - 30121 VENICE -

For any claim or complaint, please make your request exclusively by e-mail.

Privacy policy

We carefully treat all data collected as confidential and strictly use it under the framework of CASTWATER project activities in compliance with the EU legal regulations and the Interreg MED Programme.

All data collected and managed under the activities of the CASTWATER project, namely accounts, public subscribers, event registrations, CASTWATER ONLINE MONITORING TOOL is in strict compliance with the new Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection Regulation.

To perform its duties as data controller, the University of Patras has appointed a Data Protection Officer.


·         project partners mentioned in the list of beneficiaries;

·         respondents to surveys;

·         registered participants in events;

·         account owners in the exchange areas;

·         all publics registered through the projects’ website for surveys and events;

·         newsletter subscribers of any outsourced database application.



We collect data to perform our legal obligations as a co-funded EU project, in order to fund the activities of the partner institutions during the implementation of the operation.

The scope of the data collected is the minimum necessary for each purpose, avoiding as much as possible personal information. However, no personal information is collected without the knowledge and consent of the target audience.

Email and telephone contacts are stored for reaching recipients for the project’s newsletter or inviting them to the project’s events and surveys. All data collected through the online CASTWATER MONITORING TOOL are private and are used by the tool for depicting anonymous aggregate statistics. Although the tool collects business and not personal data, we should mention it for transparency.

No data will be shared with third parties, including other project beneficiaries, or used for unintended purposes without the express consent and prior notification of the interested individuals.  When personal data is collected, the purpose will be clearly expressed.

Furthermore, all data stored in the website will be kept after the lifetime of the project and Programme for over 5 years, for European Union audit obligations purposes. However, after the Programme closure, the data will be archived and not used publicly.

We also recommend that you do not disclose unnecessary or sensitive personal information to avoid intercepted messages. If you wish to send us such information, contact us through the postal service.


The Programme web platform collects and stores information using cookies and similar tracking technologies to track web behaviours. We use this information to provide analytics of only statistical nature.


According to the GDPR Regulation (EU) 2016/679 all interested and concerned individuals have a right to information regarding their personal data, as well as a right to rectification or erasure, restriction of processing, or to lodge a complaint.

In compliance with the legal requirement of Regulation (EU) No. 1303/2013 (Common Provisions Regulation), any personal data relating to the EU-funded projects in the structural fund period 2014-2020 is erased after the statutory retention period. 

Moreover, any project beneficiary revoking their consent to the processing of their personal data before the end of the statutory retention period – will, not only, be denied the related funding, but also will also have to refund the Programme on any amounts already perceived.

If you believe that your rights are not fully or partially observed, you may file a complaint against the data protection authority (please check contacts in the related section).

These limits affect specifically the data stored in the applications system, list of operations and the participation and attendance in funded events. All other data related to accounts, newsletters, can be erased upon your express request, sending an e-mail to the website manager:


We store data of different types and in several ways:

E-mail, postal and telephone contacts;

Newsletters subscription;

Event registrations;


Contact forms;

·                     Data collected through the CASTWATER web site and other outsourced applications CASTWATER ONLINE MONITORING TOOL.




For suggestions and requests, contact the website manager:

To file a complaint, contact the DPO:


As the CASTWATER project website is integral part of the Interreg MED programme website, it concerns the French and international legislation on copyright and intellectual property. All reproduction rights are reserved, including downloadable documents and illustrations and photographs. Reproduction of all or part of this site on an electronic medium whatsoever is strictly prohibited unless express permission of the publication director.

The reproduction of texts from this site on paper is possible for personal use or for educational title under certain conditions:

  • Free distribution;
  • Respect for the integrity of the documents reproduced: no modifications or alterations of any kind;
  • Clear and visible citation of the information source as follows, for example: “This document comes from the website of the Interreg MED Programme”: The Internet address must appear in the reference. For other uses, please contact us.

The reproduction of texts, tables, graphics, images from this site on a support-paper or electronically is prohibited:

  • In a commercial or distribution purpose.
  • From repeated or systematic extraction of material protected or not of the website and causing to it any prejudice.
  • rom links mechanism. Especially during the presentation of a website page in frames not belonging to this website, using the techniques of “Framing” or of the “in line linking” (use of an element in an external site).


The editorial team reserves the right to modify or correct the content of this site and this legal notice at any time and without notice.


It is expressly prohibited to record or transmit to and from this site, illegal communications, threatening, insulting, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or contrary to national, European or international laws, regardless of the medium used (e-mail or video file).


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The Interreg MED Programme checked the page pointed to by the active link but it does not control or is responsible for these sites or their contents.

For this reason, the Interreg MED Programme declines any responsibility for these sites or information contained herein, the software or other material contained therein or for the consequences of their use. If you decide to access external sites linked to our site, you do so at your own risk.


It is to the user of this site to take all appropriate measures to protect its own data and / or software from contamination by viruses circulating on the Internet. The Interreg MED Programme cannot be held responsible for direct or indirect damages resulting from the use of its website or other sites linked to it, especially because of non-access to its site of Internet-related malfunctions, the site host or host part of the site or service interruption due to maintenance or updating.

The website, including the website, is hosted in France and governed by French law.