Information on the processing of
personal data of the users
visiting the websites and platforms
of the Interreg VI-B IPA ADRION Programme


In this section you are informed on the processing operations on the personal data of users visiting this website. The information provided does not concern other online websites, pages or services that can be accessed via hyperlinks on the above websites but relate to resources outside the IPA ADRION’s domain.

The protection of individuals about the processing of personal data by the IPA ADRION Programme is governed by Regulation (EU) No 2016/679 of the European Parliament and 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.

This website provides information about the Interreg V-B IPA ADRION Programme and hosts Programme platforms and websites as well as web pages of funded projects. The website is IPA ADRION main communication tool and we try to do our best to keep the information timely, reliable and accurate at any times. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them with the least possible inconvenience.

If you have any questions regarding this website, please do not hesitate to contact the Programme at:

IPA ADRION Programme
V.le Aldo Moro 44-mezzanino
IT-40127, Bologna


Responsibility for processing

The IPA ADRION Programme’s Managing Authority is the Regione Emilia-Romagna (Italy) pursuant the decision n.559 of the Regional cabinet dated 28 April 2016.

The data controller is the Giunta della Regione Emilia-Romagna (the Cabinet of the Emilia-Romagna Region), located in Viale Aldo Moro n. 52, IT-40127, (Email:, open from Monday to Friday 9:00 -13.00 – phone (switchboard): +39 800-662200).

The contact details of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) are:

V.le Aldo Moro 44-mezzanino,
IT-40127, Bologna


Purposes of the processing and recipients of the data

Legal bases:
Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data

Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013, laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund;

Regulation (EU) No 1011/2014, laying down detailed rules for implementing Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the models for submission of certain information to the Commission and the detailed rules concerning the exchanges of information between beneficiaries and managing authorities, certifying authorities, audit authorities and intermediate bodies;

Regulation (EU) No 1299/2013, on specific provisions for the support from the European Regional Development Fund to the European territorial cooperation goal;
European Commission Implementing Decision C(2015) 7147 of 20 October 2015 (revised on 13 March 2017 with C(2017) n.1529), approving IPA ADRION Cooperation Programme.

For this purpose, the personal data are transmitted to the following recipients: control bodies of the funding bodies and/or private-sector control bodies commissioned by these bodies and/or evaluators appointed by the respective programme authority and/or the European Commission as processors or members of the respective programme Monitoring Committees.

IPA ADRION does not re-use the information for another purpose that is different to the one stated. The Programme puts in place measures to guarantee that your data are kept up-to-date and processed securely.

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

Data may be transmitted to third countries (countries which are not members of the European Union). When personal data is transferred outside the European Economic Area, special safeguards are foreseen to ensure that the protection travels with the data.

Your personal data and your rights
You have a right to information concerning your own personal data, as well as a right to rectification or erasure, restriction of processing, or to lodge a complaint against processing. If you believe that your rights are not observed, or not fully observed, you may lodge a complaint with the data protection authority to the “Garante per la protezione dei dati personali” (hereinafter “Garante”) pursuant to Article 77 of the Regulation, or else to bring a judicial proceeding against the Garante pursuant to Article 79 of the Regulation. For any requests on this matter, please contact the DPO.

Browsing Data
The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this website acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols. This data category includes the IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers and terminal equipment used by any user, the URI/URL addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, etc. These data are necessary to use web-based services and are also processed to extract statistical information on service usage (most visited pages, visitors by time/date, geographical areas of origin, etc.), as well as to check functioning of the services. Browsing data are kept for no longer than seven days and are erased immediately after being aggregated. The IPA ADRION website is currently hosted by Arter, if you want to know more about their data protection policy please consult the relevant page here.

JEMS System

The electronic Monitoring System (eMS) is provided for applicants and beneficiaries to allow them to create, prepare, revise and submit online forms (project applications, requests for revision, reports and payment claims). The collected data are processed for assessing project application forms, awarding funds to selected proposals, as well as managing, monitoring and evaluating the funded projects, performing analyses, surveys and studies, protecting the financial interests of the EU (notably for verifications and audits), and for communicating on the IPA ADRION Programme and its actions (projects and capitalisation platforms). For more information please refer to the system’s Terms of Use.


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Social Media

We use social media to present our work through contemporary channels. Our official social media channels are listed on this website. Each social media channel has their own policy on the way they process your personal data when you access their sites. If you have any questions about their use of your personal data, you should read their privacy policies carefully before using them.

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