Thank you for visiting our website, which has been developed and now runs in the frame of the EU-funded project “DRG4FOOD”.
DRG4FOOD is being implemented by a consortium led by TWINDS and the website of DRG4FOOD is being managed and hosted by EUFIC. Therefore, EUFIC is considered as a data controller with regard to processing your personal data on this website. More information about the consortium of DRG4FOOD can be found at .

In this context, your privacy is important for us. Thus, we are committed to protect your personal data in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation 679/2016 (GDPR) among other applicable texts. To this end, we provide this Privacy Notice that applies to the DRG4FOOD website and governs personal data collection and usage by the website only.

Type of personal data that we process

While using our website, you may share with us, on a voluntary basis, your e-mail address, through the contact option of the DRG4FOOD website and/or by subscribing to our newsletter.

Purposes for personal data processing

We may use this data to contact you with the DRG4FOOD newsletters, to disseminate information about DRG4FOOD activities and its results, including also other or to promote information from other projects or third parties which we think you may find interesting. We will not use this data for any purpose other than those described in this Privacy Notice without informing and /or obtaining your consent first, when necessary.

Sharing of personal data that we process

The website of DRG4FOOD does not sell or lease its contact list to third parties. Also, we share data with the service provider (sendinblue ) that enables sending newsletters to you.
The personal data collected through the DRG4FOOD website may be shared within the consortium of DRG4FOOD to contact you for specific dissemination purposes. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal data except to provide dissemination to DRG4FOOD, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information, according to this privacy notice.
The Data Controller will disclose your personal data, without notice, only if required to do so by law.

Storage and deletion of personal information that we collect

Any personal information you provide us through the DRG4FOOD website “contact us here” is only used for communication purposes and securely stored on the DRG4FOOD website email server, by EUFIC only for as long as necessary for us to comply with our contractual obligations to the funding authority of DRG4FOOD and no later than the completion of the DRG4FOOD project.
You can unsubscribe from our contact list and/or request for your personal information to be deleted anytime by opting to unsubscribe in the e-mails and/or newsletters that you receive from us.

Security of personal information that we collect

DRG4FOOD website takes information security seriously and implements appropriate technical and organizational measures to help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect. 

Your rights

Your data protection rights are granted by European and national Data Protection frameworks, including the GDPR, and you can exercise them at any time. In particular, you have the:

  • Right to be informed: You have the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data, including the purpose for which we are processing this data, the period that we will retain it and with whom we will share it.
  • Right of access: You have the right to ask from us to confirm whether we are processing personal data concerning you. Where that is the case, you can access your personal data that we are processing and relevant supplementary information.
  • Right to rectification: You have the right to request from us modifications to your personal data in case you believe that it is not up to date, complete or accurate.
  • Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”): You have the right to ask us to erase your personal data that we are processing.
  • Right to restrict processing: You have the right to request from us to restrict the processing of your personal data, with a view to limiting the way that we use this information.
  • Right to data portability: You have the right to ask for your personal data to be provided back to you or transferred to a third party.
  • Right to object: You have the right to object to us processing your personal data at any time for reasons related to your particular situation.
  • Right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling), which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.

To exercise your rights, please contact DRG4FOOD at

Having in regard that data controller isEUFIC is an organization based in Belgium, the Autorité de protection des données, Rue de la Presse 35, 1000 Bruxelles ( is considered as lead data protection authority for all data processing activities taken at this website. Therefore, if you feel that your personal data rights have been breached and/or personal privacy has been jeopardized, you may lodge a complaint with this authority.

Also, you have the right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory data protection authority.

Third-Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those third parties, nor are we responsible for the information or content their websites contain. This Privacy Notice applies solely to information collected by us.  We encourage you to read the privacy notices of any third parties before proceeding to use their websites.


We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose information from children under the age of 16. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 16 we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible. Please immediately contact us if you become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information.

This Privacy Notice is effective from 28.02.2023. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Notice at any time. With that in mind, you should periodically check this Privacy Notice.


This website use 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 font size and other display preferences).

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 website. For more information on how to manage cookies, please visit:

List of cookies used

Cookies we use in the DRG4FOOD website:

  • Cookies for Matomo (our open-source web analytics application) – it allows us to see what pages you visited and how many times. This way we can find what is the most interesting part!
  • Cookies for Youtube – when adding a youtube video on our website, cookies are necessary

For more information on the cookies set by:

This Privacy Notice is effective from 28.02.2023. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Notice at any time. With that in mind, you should periodically check this Privacy Notice.