EU FET OPEN PRIME Web and Online Privacy Statement

EU FET OPEN PRIME’s web and online privacy statement is an organic document which changes frequently as our technologies change and the information provided here is constantly being reviewed in line with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 and with EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

Privacy statement

PRIME fully respects your right to privacy and actively seeks to preserve the privacy rights of those who share information with the project. PRIME will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your permission, except as may be required or permitted by law. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it. Any personal information which you volunteer to PRIME will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 and with EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

Collection and use of personal information


Any information which you provide is not made available to any third parties unless clearly stated on the webpage, and is used by PRIME only in accordance with the purpose for which you provided the information and will only be retained for as long as required for the purpose. This is normally stated on the webpage where the information is requested and should be self-explanatory.


We use a third-party cms (content management system),, to run our website. WordPress adds a number of cookies to the browser which are essential for to work and these are considered as necessary cookies. For more information about how WordPress processes data, please see WordPress privacy notice.

Website analytics

When someone visits our website, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. See Google’s privacy policy.


You can read more about how we use cookies on our Cookies page.

Video embedding

We embed video on the website using a third party, YouTube, to enhance your experience of content on our site. We only publish videos where consent has been granted. You can find out about YouTube’s Cookie policy.

Targeted emails

We use a third-party provider, Mailchimp, to deliver emails to targeted groups. We only use lists where we have already gathered consent and delete lists regularly. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our communications. For more information, please see Mailchimp’s privacy notice.