Terms and Conditions

For the Security Research Database (SeReMa)


Last updated: Sunday, 03 June 2018.



Applicable between SeReMa and SeReMa users ("You")

1. Introduction and Scope of Service

When you register with a profile on SeReMa, you agree to the Terms and Conditions set out below. If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions, you may not register with a profile on this platform. SeReMa is a tool operated by the SEREN (*) projects, which offers profile publishing and partner search abilities. During the registration process, personal data will be collected and further processed for the purposes detailed hereafter.

2. Data Protection

'Personal data' means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, or organisation.

'Processing' means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

Your personal data will only be processed by the SEREN4 partners managing the SeReMa tool, and all applicable European and national data privacy laws and regulations (including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as and when it becomes enforceable on May 25, 2018) (collectively, "Data Privacy Policy and Rules") shall apply.

Subject to the terms of this Section, you acknowledge and agree that SEREN4 may use all data you provided in the registration form and listed below

In addition, any project idea entered onto the SeReMa tool can and will be published in the interest of finding partners. This data will be used for the distribution and provision of information relating to the SEREN projects or the Secure Societies calls and community, surveys, events, and other general news related to Horizon 2020, SC7, Horizon Europe and Cluster 3.

Unless we have your permission, SEREN4 will not disclose or share personally identifiable information collected on the Site with any third party (except as required by law, pursuant to a governmental request, or for purposes of providing you the services). These terms may be updated, at which point users have the right to opt-out from receiving such updates at any time on their profile.

Other Useres

Due to the nature of an online profile and partner search service, you agree that your published profile and related data can be viewed by any website visitors.

How long do we keep your data?

Profiles on SeReMa are updated after each new Work Programme is published, and remain online until such time as the users requests they be removed, or remove them on their own.

User Data

During the registration process, you are requested to provide data as indicated in the registration forms. Inserted data must be correct and must not violate any laws or other person(s) and/or organisation(s) rights. You can edit and modify your data at any time you like.

Deleting data

Via your user account you have the possibility to delete your account at any time. Please note that in such case all data you have published will be deleted. We will keep records regarding the time when you have deleted your profile account.

SEREN4 project reserves the right to remove your profile at any time. You can also request the deletion of your profile via the SeReMa operator.

3. Changing Terms of Use

SEREN may modify these terms from time to time up to its sole discretion. You will be notified about an upcoming change prior to its effective date.

4. Obligations and Consent

You hereby agree that you will only use the website in accordance with these Terms and applicable laws and regulations.

*) This term refers to SEREN, SEREN2, SEREN3 and SEREN4 projects