PRIVACY POLICY & GDPR – RESEARCH ON “Common practices in European youth organizations – Protection and Privacy policies”


CONNECT International (Address: Avenue Michel Angel 49, Brussels, Belgium; Phone: +4915126535312; Email: is collecting and storing your personal data and contact details requested in this application form.

Why do we collect your data?

We process this data for research purposes only in terms of mapping common practices in European youth organizations – Protection and Privacy policies in the framework of the project “UpDataEd”. We are storing the data in our Research Results Database.

Who do we share it with?

The data is provided anonymously.

At first it will be shared internally for the purposes of the research and as long as the survey is ongoing. The conclusions of the research will be eventually published on the website of CONNECT International once it is finished. It may also be shared with third parties of the private or public sector, republished in printed or digital form and used in any other way that might be useful for the aims of the research.

For how long will we keep it?

The data will be held permanently. In case it is changed or of no longer use regarding the aims of the research the data will be kept as an archive by CONNECT International. In case you withdraw consent the data will be immediately deleted.

What are your rights?

As a data subject, you have a number of rights. You can:

  • access and obtain a copy of your data on request;
  • require CONNECT International to change incorrect or incomplete data;
  • require CONNECT International to delete or stop processing your data;
  • object to the processing of your data where CONNECT International is relying on its legitimate interests as the legal ground for processing.

If you would like to express concerns, ask for clarifications, lodge complaints or exercise any of the above mentioned rights, including your right to withdraw consent, feel free to contact Alkistis Giogiou at

If you believe that CONNECT International has not complied with your data protection rights, you can complain to the Data Protection Authority in Belgium (

You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide data to CONNECT International in the framework of this survey. However, if you do not provide all information requested in this form, we will not be able to include your answers in the survey conclusions and the research results to be published.

The project “UpDatAed” is supported by European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe

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European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe

Co-funded by the European Union

Creative Europe Programme of the European Union

Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union

Friedrich Neumann Foundation

SmartCity.Education Initiative

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