Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy applies to the NOESIS website and governs personal information collection and usage by the website only. The NOESIS website is committed to being transparent and to ensuring your privacy is protected. By using this website, you consent to the personal information practices described in this policy.

This privacy policy is effective since 24/05/2018. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically.

Name and Address of the Controller

Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is (as representative of the NOESIS Consortium):

Ortelio Ltd
Coventry University Technology Park, Puma Way
Coventry, CV1 2TT, UK

Purposes for which we process your data, data categories and legal basis of the processing

Visit our Website

We collect this data from you automatically when you visit this website:

  • IP address of used device
  • Access Time
  • Browser type
  • Website from which you accessed the NOESIS Website

We collect this type of personal data to ensure a secure and stable website.We process this personal data on the basis of our prevailing legitimate interest Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.

Register to the NOESIS Big Data in Transport Library (

If you register to the NOESIS Big Data in Transport Library, we process the data you have provided in the forms.  Furthermore, we generate a unique user ID once you register and store a timestamp for every data submission.

The purpose of processing this types of data is to manage your registration and for submitting use cases.

Sign up to our newsletter

When you sign up to our newsletter we process the following categories of your personal data on the basis of your consent according to Article 6 (1)(a) GDPR:

  • Email-address
  • First name
  • Last name

We may use this information to contact you with newsletters, to disseminate information about NOESIS activities and results or to promote information from other projects or third parties which we think you may find interesting. The NOESIS website may sharecontact personal information within the Consortium to send you emails for specific dissemination purposes. All such parties are prohibited from using your personal information except for dissemination’s purposes regarding NOESIS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

For newsletter distribution and e-mail campaigns NOESIS uses MailChimp, a service of

The Rocket Science Group, LLC;
675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Suite 5000
Atlanta, GA 30308 USA

When you sign up to our newsletter, your data will be stored on servers in the USA. MailChimp has certified to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and we have a data-processing agreement with them. Thus we assure that MailChimp provides an adequate level of data privacy protection and sufficient guarantees within the meaningof the GDPR. See also MailChimp’s Privacy Policy.

Get in contact with us

When you get in contact with us, we process personal data which you provided to us on a voluntary basis (e.g. email address, telephone number, …). The purpose for processing and the legitimate interest is to establish contact with you. Thus, the legal basis for processing the data is Article 6 (1)(f) GDPR.

Share of information collected

We do not share personal data with any other controllers.

The NOESIS website may share contact personal information within the Consortium to send you emails for specific dissemination purposes. All such parties are prohibited from using your personal information except for dissemination’s purposes regarding NOESIS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The NOESIS website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law.


We use the following Plugin only on our main website. Within the NOESIS Big Data in Transport Library micro website (, we do not use plugins at all.

Google Analytics & Google Fonts & other Plugins

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

This website uses Google Web Fonts. Google may receive your IP address for technical reasons. On the basis of your IP address Google may determine which websites you visited.

Google’s privacy policy is available at:

We use Fetch Tweets plugin ( to display the latest tweets from the NOESIS twitter account (

We use these plugins on the basis of our prevailing legitimate interest (Article 6(1)(f) GDPR) which is a uniform representation of fonts on our website, to create usage statistics and to provide our Tweets on our website.

Storage and deletion of personal information collected

Log Data are usually deleted within Xdays.

If you become a registered NOESIS Big Data in Transport library member, your personal data is stored as long as you are a registered.

All Personal data processed while establishing contact will be deleted, once your concern has been adequately addressed and in our opinion, no further communication with you is necessary.

You can unsubscribe from our contact list and/or request for your personal data to be deleted at any time by opting for unsubscribe in the e-mails or/and e-newsletters that you receive from us, or by directly contacting us (e-mail:

A longer storage as specified may be required due to a specific reason (e.g. there was an attack on our webserver, legal claims, …)

Your rights

At any time, you can require information on the processing of your personal data, obtain updating, correction, removal, cancellation or blocking of data. You have the right to data portability, to withdraw your consent and to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. To exercise your rights, please contactNOESIS or send us a notice at


To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookies Policy

We use Cookies only on our main website. Withinthe NOESIS Big Data in Transport Library micro website (, we do not use cookies at all.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are saved on your computer, mobile phone or tablet. They allow the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site. They cannot be used to trace your identity, nor can they be used to recognise you on other websites.

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. If you do this, however, you may need to manually adjust your preferences every time you visit a site. For more information on how to manage cookies, please visit:

What types of cookies does the NOESIS website use?

First-party cookies

These are cookies sent from a computer or domain managed by the NOESIS website to the user’s terminal.

Third-party website cookies

The NOESIS website includes content generated on various social networks (YouTube, Twitter, etc.), which may set their own cookies for their users. The site has no control over the dissemination and use of the data these social networks may gather with their cookies and thus recommends that users review their privacy policies.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy & Cookies Policy, please contact us.