This website has been published by the Partner Organisations that form the ABSolEU Project Partner Team.
The project coordinator for ABSolEU is:
Nathanael Guigo
Université Côte d’Azur
UFR Sciences, Parc Valrose
28 avenue Valrose, 06108 Nice Cedex 2

Privacy Policy

This website is managed by the Université Côte d’Azur on behalf of project partners as part of the ABSolEU project, funded under the European Union’s Horizon Europe Programme, grant agreement no. 101058636.

This privacy policy explains which data are collected, how ABSolEU uses them, how they are kept secure and how the user can access, modify or delete the data. By using the ABSolEU website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We are committed to protecting your privacy, and we take all reasonable precautions to safeguard personal information.

This policy notice does not cover links within this site linking to other websites. The ABSolEU project may use services offered by third companies, such as (but not limited to) Substack, Google, Complianz. In these cases, the privacy policies of these companies are also applicable, and the user must read and be aware of the privacy policies published on their websites.

1. Data Controller

The data controller for the processing of the interested party’s data is Université Côte d’Azur. The contact details of the UCA are as follows:

Address: UFR Sciences, Parc Valrose, 28 avenue Valrose, 06108 Nice Cedex 2,France

Email address:

The interested party is hereby informed that the Université Côte d’Azur has appointed a Data Protection Officer to deal with any issue relating to the processing of your personal data. The interested party may contact the Data Protection Officer via the following contact details:

Address: UFR Sciences, Parc Valrose, 28 avenue Valrose, 06108 Nice Cedex 2,France

Email address:

2. Purpose of the processing

The Université Côte d’Azur informs its users that the Personal data they will provide will be processed by the Université Côte d’Azur in accordance with the provisions of the aforementioned GDPR.

The purposes of data processing are the following:

– To attend and resolve the requests or queries required through the contact form;

– To send newsletters on project activities that may be of interest of the user;

We do not process your personal data for any purpose other than the ones described here, except in the case of a legal obligation or a court order.

3. Personal Data

The Université Côte d’Azur may collect the following personal data categories:

If you visit the ABSolEU website, the following information may be collected:

– Technical information, including the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect the computer/device to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;

– Information about the visit to the website, such as the pages viewed, page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs) and methods used to browse away from the page.

To subscribe to the newsletter, ABSolEU collects the following information:

– First name and Family name;

– E-mail.

4. Lawful basis

The data processing of your data carried out by the Université Côte d’Azur as the Data Controller shall be on the following lawful basis:

– Our legitimate interest in knowing our users and their preferences, thus ensuring the correct functioning of the platform. We make sure to consider and balance any possible impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before processing your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities in which our interests are nullified by the impact such use has on you (unless we have your consent, or the law requires or otherwise permits). You can learn more about how we evaluate our legitimate interests in order to avoid any potential impact on you, with respect to specific activities, by making any queries you deem appropriate in the following email account

– Complying with a legal or regulatory obligation means processing your personal data when necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation to which we are subject.

– Express informed consent, particularly for the sending newsletters.

5. Recipients

The Université Côte d’Azur, as the Data Controller, may transfer your personal data from your website visit (session) to its third-party suppliers located outside the European Economic Area, always guaranteeing the adequate levels of protection required by European legislation. Your data may also be transferred if necessary to comply with a legal obligation to judges and courts that request it through the courts or in the framework of a police investigation.

6. Data Retention

The Université Côte d’Azur will only retain your personal data for 5 years after the end of the project.

7. Rights

You have some rights under the General Data Protection Regulation in relation to your personal data. Specifically, you have the right to:

– Request access to your personal data (commonly known as “data subject request “). This allows you to receive a copy of the personal data we have about you and verify that we are processing them legally.

– Request the correction of the personal data we have about you. This allows you to correct any incomplete or inaccurate information we have about you, although we may have to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide us.

– Request the deletion (cancellation) of your personal data. This allows you to ask us to delete your personal data when there is no good reason for us to continue processing them. You also have the right to ask us to delete your personal data when you have successfully exercised your right to object to the treatment (see below), when we may have processed your information illegally or when we must delete your personal data in compliance with local law. However, please note that we may not always be able to comply with your request for removal for specific legal reasons that will be notified, if applicable, at the time of your request.

– Objecting to the processing of your personal data when we have a legitimate interest (or a third party has) and there is something about your particular situation that makes you want to oppose the processing, or it has an impact on your rights and fundamental freedoms. You also have the right to object when we process your personal information for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we can show that we have legitimate interests to deal with your information that prevails over your rights and freedoms.

– Request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. This allows you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios: (a) if you want us to establish the accuracy of the data; (b) when our use of the data is illegal but you do not want us to delete it; (c) when you need us to retain the data, even if we no longer need it to exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have opposed our use of your data, but we must verify if we have legitimate reasons to use them.

– Request the transfer of your personal data to you or a third party. We will provide you, or a third party that has chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used and readable format. Please note that this right only applies to the automated information that you authorized us with consent to use, as well as the information necessary to enter into any contract with you.

– Withdraw consent at any time that we depend on consent to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.

To exercise these rights interested parties can contact us via email at

8. Security

Université Côte d’Azur shall implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk, to prevent the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration of personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed, or the unauthorised communication of or access to such data.

9. Cookies

The website may use cookies, a type of technology that installs a small amount of information on a user’s computer or other device to enable a website, for example, to recognize future visits using that computer or device.

Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the European Economic Area and Switzerland

1. Introduction

Our website, (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged.

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3. What are scripts?

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4. What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5. Cookies

5.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

5.2 Marketing/Tracking cookies

Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.

6. Placed cookies





Purpose pending investigation

7. Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, there may be a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

8. Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.

Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.

Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.

If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.

Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.

Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this Cookie Policy. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).

9. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

10. Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

Université Côte d’Azur
UFR Sciences, Parc Valrose, 28 avenue Valrose, 06108 Nice Cedex 2, France


Terms of Use

These general terms and conditions govern the use of and access to the website of ABSolEU, and the services made available to users at (“this website” or the “Site”).

General information

The Université Côte d’Azur, responsible for this site, is domiciled at UFR Sciences, Parc Valrose, 28 avenue Valrose, 06108 Nice Cedex 2, France. The project consortium members are listed at


Any questions regarding ABSolEU, the Site, our services or these terms should be addressed to the Project Coordinator via the contact form in the site.

The summary notes at the end of each paragraph in italics are only provided for guidance.

General use of the website

Use of this website and corresponding services by any user (“you” or “User”) entails full acceptance of these terms, our privacy policy and the general terms of Université Côte d’Azur, and any specific conditions published on the website, incorporated to these terms by reference. Accordingly, users are recommended to read carefully these terms and conditions and any instructions shown on the website each time they access the site.

By accessing the site, you agree to these terms.

We reserve the right to modify or delete at any time and without notice any content, services and information that are published in this website, as well as limit or modify these terms and conditions. Any modification will take effect as from the date of publishing and will bind any user accessing the page subsequent to publication. These terms may be saved and printed by the user using the “Print” function of the browser.

We may change these terms and the content/materials of the web from time to time.

Third party rights

The authors and editors of third-party documents published or linked in ABSolEU retain all rights in the same, and are protected by national and international copyright laws.


Any claims notified to us by users in relation to infringements of intellectual or industrial property rights relating to any of the content contained on this web site must be sent to the following e-mail address:


We do not guarantee the user the continued availability of ABSolEU platform or the supply of information or of the various services offered through it. As a result, users will not hold us liable for any damage or expense in the event of interruptions in the service, delays, malfunctions and, in general, any inconvenience whose origin lies in causes beyond the control of ABSolEU.

ABSolEU may not always be online.

We do not guarantee the use, results or infallibility of the contents provided over the website which, in all cases, are of an orientative and informative nature. This information was obtained from ABSolEU users as well as sources deemed to be reasonably reliable but should not be deemed infallible. This is so specifically taking into account the fact that ABSolEU does not control, supervise nor makes itself responsible for third party content, including dynamic content which may change over time, linked to from this site. All opinions, measures, downloads or actions of any nature adopted by the user will be exclusively at their own account and risk.

We do not guarantee that all the data on the site is correct. We are not liable for information not posted by us on this site.

Université Côte d’Azur does not assume any liability arising from (a) use made by the user of the content of the Site and services; (b) the content and opinions published by third parties herein; (c) any activity that constitutes breach by the user or third parties of these terms; or (d) for any damages that may be caused to the users’ equipment due to possible computer viruses contracted by the user in browsing the website or for any other damages incurred due to their browsing.

We are not liable for third party users’ behaviour on the site.

Université Côte d’Azur, as operator of ABSolEU, will only be liable for loss or damages incurred by the user as a consequence of accessing the website or using the contents or tools on the platform when such damages are attributed to fraud, wilful misconduct or gross negligence on the part of Université Côte d’Azur.

We will only be liable for fraud, misconduct or gross negligence on our part.

We reserve the right to modify, replace, update, renew, impede or restrict access, interrupt, block, temporarily suspend or cancel definitively any service, supply of information or any other content, either with regard to a specific user or in general, in particular when notified by any third party or administrative or judicial authority of any actual or potential breach of third party rights.

We can change the site when we want and we will try to notify you in case that your content could infringe these terms.


Our site contains links to third party Internet sites. We make no representation whatsoever nor accept any responsibility about such sites nor have any control over them. Any third-party content or a link to a third-party site is for informational purposes only. Unless otherwise expressly established in each case, ABSolEU does not intervene, participate in or assume any guarantee regarding the services or products offered by third party providers that may be accessible through hyperlinks or advertisements. For linked documents, we only provide access as references and the user must comply with the relevant license conditions established for each document.

The portal links to other sites, but we are not responsible for their content. Please verify the relevant third party conditions before using this content.

Privacy Policy

The personal data that the User provides through the forms of the site or any other means will be integrated into ABSolEU databases for which the security measures legally provided for data retention are implemented.


More information regarding the cookies used by the Website can be found in the relevant section.

Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are governed by French Law. The parties expressly accept that any conflict arising out of or in relation to the application, interpretation or performance of these terms and the use of the services will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of Nice, France.

If we have a dispute, these terms are subject to French Law and the dispute must be brought before the courts of Nice, France.