Privacy & terms of use

The EUROCONTROL website offers an insight into news, topics and activities of the organisation to a wide range of people interested in European air traffic management (ATM).It also links visitors to EUROCONTROL’s project or programme sites which are of interest to the European ATM community.  

Using this website means you agree to comply with these terms of use. Please read them carefully before using this website.

Privacy & cookies

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

The only information gathered during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the website that referred you to us, the files you download, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

The following personal information may be collected  in case of registration or subscription to one of our online services or products or events:

  • Name, job title and organisation
  • Contact information including e-mail address
  • Other information relevant to visitor surveys.

The information gathered during general browsing of the “eurocontrol.int” domain is used to analyse trends and usage of the EUROCONTROL website and to improve the usability and usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information.

EUROCONTROL may collect personal information by which you can be identified for the following reasons:

  • Contact you in response to a query or suggestion
  • Manage and process your job application
  • Manage and process your registration to EUROCONTROL events and meetings
  • “Remember” your online profile and preferences
  • Statistical analysis

EUROCONTROL only keeps the data for the time necessary to fulfil the purpose of collection or further processing.

EUROCONTROL is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure EUROCONTROL has put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for the purpose of informing you about EUROCONTROL’s activities and you want to subscribe, please contact us.

EUROCONTROL will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. EUROCONTROL will not use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

EUROCONTROL uses traffic log cookies to analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website according to customer needs. EUROCONTROL only uses this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website

Copyright and logo

This website and its content is copyright of EUROCONTROL, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation.

EUROCONTROL authorises the redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents of this website for non commercial purposes, but only if you acknowledge this website as the source of the material as follows:

© EUROCONTROL

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content of this website.

Logo

This also applies to the use of the EUROCONTROL logo. See the logo guidelines.

Photos & Videos

We are pleased to share with you some of our photos and visuals. They are, however, subject to specific terms and conditions of use. All images and visuals may be used only:

  • in unaltered form,
  • for personal, non-commercial purposes and
  • with proper acknowledgements (© Courtesy of EUROCONTROL).

Any other use is subject to our prior written authorisation and must include the aforementioned proper acknowledgements. For such requests please contact our Press office.

Disclaimer

The publicly available information contained on this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by EUROCONTROL, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation.

Whilst EUROCONTROL endeavours to keep the information up-to-date and accurate, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Every effort is made to keep this website up and running smoothly. However, EUROCONTROL takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being unavailable. Any errors can be brought to our attention by email.

This disclaimer shall not exclude or limit liability by EUROCONTROL in contravention to applicable law.

Links to external websites

This website contains links to other websites, including social media sites, which are not under the control of EUROCONTROL. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.

EUROCONTROL does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained on a social media linked site. There is no implied responsibility, liability or warranty by EUROCONTROL as to any content, its accuracy and/ or availability of any website linked.

EUROCONTROL is not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting sites external to the “eurocontrol.int” domain and such sites are not governed by its privacy policy statement.

The sites linked to may be subject to their own terms of use.

Social media

The EUROCONTROL website contains links to a series of social media sites, which add value to the organisation’s communication. EUROCONTROL social media activitiy is focused on four social media sites: Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Users of EUROCONTROL’s social media channels shall remain solely responsible for the content of their messages. The user is responsible for all copyright and intellectual property laws associated with this content.

EUROCONTROL reserves the right to delete, move or edit, at its sole discretion, messages that it deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright laws or otherwise unacceptable.

Social media channels are for non-commercial use only. Users should not distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation for funding, advertising or solicitation for goods or services without EUROCONTROL’s prior written consent.

EUROCONTROL is not responsible for the security of social media sites it links to. For more information, please see the terms of use of each social media site. 

Subscription

Where products or services are offered by subscription, online access will be supplied subject to the Terms of Use stated herein and subject to conditions of these sites. Upon satisfactory completion of registration documentation online or offline, confidential access codes may be provided to enable continued access online to particular data or downloading of content. The access code(s) are intended for your sole use and may not be passed to co-workers or to third parties.

In case of misuse of confidential access codes, EUROCONTROL reserves the right to treat each such occurance(s) as a breach of these Terms of Use and to withdraw access to the products and services.

Additional information concerning subscription products or services is available in the relevant registration forms.