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While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, the Pelagic AC cannot accept responsibility for errors or omissions incurred on this website. Neither the Pelagic AC, nor the European Commission nor any third parties who may provide information to the Pelagic AC for dissemination purposes shall have any responsibility for or be liable in respect of the content or the accuracy of the information so provided, or for any errors or omissions therein. The Pelagic AC reserves the right to revise, amend, alter or delete the information provided herein at any time, but shall not be responsible for or liable in respect of any such revisions, amendments, alterations or deletions. 





for processing of personal data



1.               Context
As Pelagic AC collects and further processes personal data, it is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Commission to protect individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.  Processing operations are under the responsibility of the Pelagic AC Secretariat.

2.          What personal information do we collect, for what purpose and under which legal bases?

Types of personal data

·         Name including title and function

·         Contact details



·         Lists for contacts

·         Invitations

·         Participants

·         Minutes of the meetings

·         Distribution of minutes and other documents


3.          Who has access to your personal data and to whom is it disclosed?

For the purpose detailed above, access to your personal data is given to the Pelagic AC Secretariat.


Public (published on the Pelagic AC website):

·         Lists of names and whom they represent (ExCom members)

·         Minutes of Pelagic AC meetings


4.         How do we protect and safeguard your information?

All the paper documents containing personal data are physically stored in a locked cupboard in the office of the Secretariat. The key is kept in the Secretariat at a hidden place. The information published on the Pelagic AC website is stored on servers.


5.         How can you verify, modify or delete your information?

You can verify, modify or delete your information by contacting the Pelagic AC Secretariat by email (info@pelagic-ac.org).


6.         How long do we keep your personal data?


Paper documents:
All documents will be kept for seven years.


Information published on the website:
The list of names for ExCom will be kept up to date.
The minutes of Pelagic AC meetings have been published on the website of the Pelagic AC since 2005.


7.         Contact information

For any questions related to your rights, feel free to contact the Secretariat using the information below, and by explicitly specifying your request.


Postal address

Pelagic AC

Louis Braillelaan 80 
2719 EK Zoetermeer
The Netherlands

E-mail: info@pelagic-ac.org