EuroCCP Privacy Statement

This privacy statement describes how data of the users of this website is collected and for which purposes it is used, forwarded and/or disclosed. The Statement also describes which measures are taken by European Central Counterparty N.V. (hereinafter “EuroCCP”) to ensure data security.

What personal data are processed?

You don’t have to register with EuroCCP in order to visit its website. However, the webserver automatically records details of the use of the website (e.g. IP-address, the name of the previous website from which the user accesses this website, the specific pages of the website viewed by the user, including date and length of the visit).

EuroCCP will not share these data with third parties, other than in cases where data have to be provided by law.

The data are processed appropriately and with due care in accordance with the law, EuroCCP’s Information Security Policy and are not otherwise processed in a manner incompatible with the purposes for which EuroCCP has obtained them.

Use of cookies: what are cookies?

Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer or mobile telephone and are mainly used to remember the user’s preferences. In short, a cookie remembers information such as the pages you have visited in order to provide you with an optimal user experience, relevant content and advertising.

Why does EuroCCP use cookies?

EuroCCP may place cookies for purposes including the following:

  • To analyse usage of the website
  • To improve the website

Cookies cannot be used to identify an individual person. EuroCCP anonymizes the IP addresses of the website visitors. Cookies do not record your name, address, age or gender. You can easily remove cookies in your browser.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to assist the website’s owner to analyse how the users use the site. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website (including the anonymized IP address) is stored on Google Analytics servers in the United States. This information is used to monitor how you use the website and to prepare reports on website activity for website operators. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is obliged to do so by law. The anonymized IP address  will not be combined with other data. You can choose to refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to note that if you do so, you may not be able to use all the features of the website. By using this website you give your permission for the processing of information in the manner and for the purposes described above.

Can you block cookies?

If you would prefer EuroCCP not to place cookies on your computer, you can use the privacy settings of your browser to block cookies from either specific websites or all cookies from all websites that you visit. The method varies depending on your browser; if necessary, consult the help function in your browser.

Note: if you block cookies, you will not always be able to use all the features of a website. Moreover, blocking cookies only affects the computer and browser on which you make this adjustment. If you use several computers and/or browsers you will have to make this adjustment as often as necessary.

Profiling

EuroCCP monitors which subjects or applications are of interest to users by, among other means, reviewing the subjects on the website that are most frequently visited. These data are processed in aggregate form and anonymously for use by EuroCCP. They can best be compared with audience figures for television and radio. Another example would be comparative research data, such as "users reading articles on asset management are often also interested in price information." Certain profiles are formulated on the basis of these data to enable EuroCCP to establish which subjects on the website are the most interesting to users and which groups of users consult the website most frequently, enabling EuroCCP to improve and expand the website and more effectively design the website to cater for the interests of users. Since the data used for this purpose are processed anonymously, personal data are not involved. Your privacy is therefore safeguarded.

Security measures regarding personal data

EuroCCP ensures that suitable technical and organizational measures are in place to protect personal data against loss or any form of wrongful processing.

Your rights concerning your data

Users have the right to request information with regard to their personal data processed by EuroCCP and subsequently:

  • Add to these data
  • Improve these data
  • Have these data removed
  • Have these data protected

If the data are factually incorrect, incomplete for the purpose or purposes of processing, not relevant or are otherwise processed in conflict with a statutory provision.

How can you exercise these rights?

If you wish to exercise these rights or have other questions regarding our privacy policy, you can send EuroCCP an e-mail. Our e-mail address is webmaster@euroccp.com.

EuroCCP reserves the right to change this privacy statement. Changes will be published on this website.