Last modified: September 8, 2020

Privacy Policy

Black Sea Basin Programme acknowledges the importance of personal data and is committed to the protection of your personal data. Therefore, any personal data is processed by the Black Sea Basin Programme in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).

This Privacy Notice is meant to inform you how Black Sea Basin Programme collects, stores, processes, uses and protects personal information in the context of blacksea-cbc.net web service. This notice is also for informing you about your user’s rights and how you can contact the Black Sea Basin Programme regarding the processing of your personal information.

We reserve the right to periodically update and modify this Privacy Policy to reflect any changes in the way we process your personal data or any changes to our legal requirements. In the event of any such change, we will display on our website the modified version of the Privacy Policy, so please periodically review the contents of this Privacy Policy.

What personal data do we collect and how do we collect the personal data?

The personal data Black Sea Basin Programme collects through the https://blacksea-cbc.net web service include:

  • names, email addresses, postal addresses, phone numbers provided directly by you to the Black Sea Basin Programme via the forms you fill in whenever you register on the website. By filling in these data, you agree with their processing by the Black Sea Basin Programme for the purposes stated below. The information will not be re-used for an incompatible purpose;
  • technical data, such as IP addresses, browser type and version, plug-ins, updates, automatically collected through cookies – for details, please see the Cookies Notice on our website

Why do we collect your personal data? Why do we collect your personal data?

Black Sea Basin Programme uses the personal data made available by you exclusively for the purpose of technical administration of the webpages and to fulfil your wishes and requirements, i.e. to respond to your query. More specifically, we collect your personal data for the following purposes:

  • to provide you with the desired information, upon your request, regarding the Black Sea Basin Programme,
  • to facilitate the implementation of the Black Sea Basin Programme through the Partner Search and Project Ideas functions – the website serves also as an access point where possible partners and interested parties may establish contact,
  •  to provide you a much better browsing experience and services tailored to your needs and interests (through cookies).

How do we store and who has access to your information?

Personal data collected on this website is stored in our database systems pursuant to the legislation in force.

The data collected on this website can be accessed only by the Black Sea Basin Programme for the purposes mentioned above. Your personal data will not be disclosed to any other parties without your prior approval. Data is not passed outside the EU or European Economic Area, except if necessary in the non-EU countries part of the Black Sea Basin Programme (Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia, Turkey), and only for the purposes stated above.

What are your data protection rights?

Under certain conditions provided by the Regulation (EU) 2016/679, you have the possibility to exercise the following rights:

  • Right of access – right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data;
  • Right to rectification – right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data;
  • Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) – right to obtain the erasure of personal data without undue delay, where consent on which the processing is based is withdrawn, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing;
  • Right to restriction of processing – the right to obtain restriction of processing; where processing has been restricted, such personal data shall only be processed with consent; 
  • Right to data portability – the right to receive the personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit those data without hindrance, where technically feasible;
  • Right to object – the right to object at any time to processing of personal data when processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority.

How can you contact us?

The rights regarding the processing of personal data may be exercised by sending a notification to this effect on the following e-mail address: blacksea-cbc@mdrap.ro or directly at Black Sea Basin Managing Authority’s headquarters at the Ministry of Public Works, Development and Administration, in Blv. Libertăţii, no. 16, Latura Nord, sector 1, Bucharest 050706, Romania.

In addition, for any information related to the processing of personal data by the Black Sea Basin Programme, the Data Protection Officer (DPO) within the Romanian Ministry of Public Works, Development and Administration may be addressed at the email datapersonale@mdrap.ro or at Managing Authority’s headquarters at the Ministry of Public Works, Development and Administration, in Blv. Libertăţii, no. 16, Latura Nord, sector 1, Bucharest 050706, Romania.

How can you contact the appropriate authorities?

In the event of a problem regarding the processing of personal data, in case you are not satisfied with the reply from the Black Sea Basin Programme or form our Data Protection Officer (DPO), at any time you can lodge a complaint with the Romanian National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing at the e-mail dpo@dataprotection.ro or directly at its headquarters in Blv. G-ral. Gheorghe Magheru, no.28-30, sector 1, Bucharest 010336, Romania.


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