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Privacy Statement for European Language Resource Infrastructure (ELRI) National Relay Station

ELRI National Relay Station Data Protection Notice

Within the Connecting Europe Facility Programme, the European Commission has awarded a grant under agreement No INEA/CEF/ICT/A2016/1330962 for the Action entitled “European Language Resource Infrastructure (ELRI)” (Action number 2016-EU-IA-0111), whose purpose is the deployment of a network that enables accessible, secure and reliable sharing of Language Resources (LRs) by different stakeholders at EU level.

The ELRI Consortium consisting of Fundación Centro de Tecnologías de Interacción Visual y Comunicaciones (VICOMTECH), the Administrative Modernization Agency (AMA), Dublin City University School of Computing (DCU), the Evaluations and Language Resource Distribution Agency (ELDA), Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL), Linkare TI – Tecnologias de Informação, Lda. (Linkare) and the Kingdom of Spain, represented by the Secretary of State for Digital Progress (SEAD) are jointly responsible for the collection and processing of personal data. ELRI and all its members are committed to goal- and risk-oriented information privacy and the fundamental right to the protection of personal data. The ELRI Action deploys websites (“National Relay Stations”) dedicated to the collection, processing and sharing of Language Resources in different Member States of the European Union. In this data protection policy, we inform you about the processing of your personal data when visiting the website and/or using the services of this National Relay Station.


Dublin City University (DCU)

    DCU Data protection officer

    Privacy Policy

    The DCU Privacy Policy takes precedence over all other privacy policies.


    Within the ELRI National Relay Station, personal data is only processed for the following purposes:

    • Establishment of contact and correspondence with visitors and users
    • Registration of users.

    Data Collection

    Personal data is only collected via our contact page, where users can contact us electronically, and via our registration page.


    The processed data will not be transmitted to any third parties or otherwise disclosed, except on the basis of concrete legal obligations or contractual obligations within the ELRI Action 2016-EU-IA-0111 under grant agreement No INEA/CEF/ICT/A2016/1330962. Within our information offering, we do not embed information or service offerings of third party providers.

    The policy in respect of International Data Transfer is set out in the DCU Privacy Policy.https://www.dcu.ie/sites/default/files/info/25_-_data_privacy_policy_v3.1.pdf

    Access data

    The legitimate grounds pursued by ELRI include, among others, also the adaptation and optimisation of the information offering and the investigation, detection and prosecution of illegal activities in connection with the usage of our website.

    The ELRI National Relay Station and services log certain information about every request sent to them. This information is used for system administration and for producing usage statistics. Summary statistics are extracted from this data and some of these may be made publicly available, but these do not include information from which individuals could be identified.

    Relevant subsets of this data may be used as part of investigations of computer misuse involving this site. Data may also on occasion be used to enable investigation of technical problems on the website. Otherwise logged information is not passed to any third party except if required by law.


    You have the option to contact us by email. We will use your e-mail address and other personal contact data for the correspondence with you. Due to legal obligation every e-mail correspondence will be archived. Subject to our legitimate grounds your email address and other personal contact data can be stored in our contact database. In this case you will receive a corresponding information on the processing of your contact data.

    Access and Intervention

    Besides the information in this data protection policy you have the right of access to your personal data. To ensure fair data processing, you have the following rights:

    • The right to rectification and completion of your personal data
    • The right to erasure of your personal data
    • The right to restriction of the processing of your personal data
    • The right to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds related to your particular situation

    To exercise these rights, please contact us at the following email address: elri@computing.dcu.ie

    Right to lodge a complaint

    You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes statutory data protection regulations.

    Cookies policy

    This web site uses cookies to facilitate the operation of the service and to improve user experience. A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

    Which cookies does this web site use?

    This web site only uses functional cookies, which facilitates user navigation on the site and allows the use of different options or services from the application, such as, for instance, session identification or restrictions of access and, in general, enable those actions related to the functionality of the web site.

    The following cookies are used on this web site:

    sessionid: session and authentication data FunctionalTo improve user navigation and website functionality.2 weeks
    csrftoken: form fields securityPerformance To protect the site from malicious attacks and ensure that the website is working correctly.12 months
    cookieconsent_statusFunctional To register user acknowledgement of the cookies policy.12 months
    django_language: language cookieFunctionalTrack the language selected by the user to browse the web site.Session

    By using this web site, the User accepts the use of the aforementioned information and acknowledges the possibility to refuse said use of information and data by rejecting the use of cookies via the relevant internet browser configuration. Blocking the use of cookies may limit the functionality of this web site.

    Remember that You may, at any moment, delete or configure cookies by configuring your internet browser. Please visit the dedicated help sections of your browser for more information: