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Faroe Islands

Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement


The website is maintained by Research Council Faroe Islands. The Research Council acts as the Bridgehead Organisation (Coordinator) of the EURAXESS Faroe Islands network and as the editor and publisher of the EURAXESS Faroe Islands website.

The Research Council meets obligations related to protection of personal privacy through its compliance with the Faroese Personal Data Act of June 7th, 2020 (in Faroese).

We process personal data in connection with website traffic, organisation of events, meetings, communication activities, connecting accounts to Faroese research institutions/EURAXESS Contact Points.


EURAXESS accounts

Even though EURAXESS accounts can be created and accessed by you directly on the EURAXESS Faroe Islands website, your account is handled on the EU level.

Which data do we collect and process?

The personal information required for the creation of a EURAXESS account is limited to the data necessary to identify a person, which is: e-mail address, the first and last name, the current living country, their organisation/company (mandatory to create an account), the current job position, the collaboration with Researchers and Institutions (optional).

In addition, users may provide additional information such as address, current job position, department, collaboration with researchers, collaboration with institutions, contact details, social accounts and personal website.

Also, users can optionally create a researcher profile with the following additional information: researcher’s profile, main research field, highest education level and discipline(s) (mandatory to create a Researcher profile), years of research experience, publications/patents, spoken languages, job preferences, participation in EU projects, desired job, preferred organisation, work country, type of contract, notice period and attach their CV file (optional).

How long do we keep the data?

User data is retained as long as the user continues to use EURAXESS. Accounts are removed after five (5) years of inactivity. After one year, an email is sent to the data subject to offer the possibility to delete or update his/her account.

The user can request to have his/her account deleted at any time. When an account is deleted, all related data are deleted.


Please see the web page Privacy Statement for EURAXESS for more information regarding the protection of your personal data when creating and using your account on