Thank you for your interest in our website https://mir.org.mk. Protecting the data of our visitors and users as well as using the data only in the way our visitors and users expect is one of our top priorities. In this regard, the following policy is designed to inform you about the processing of your personal data and your rights regarding this processing according to the Law on Personal Data Protection and other laws and regulations.
We, MIR Foundation for Management and Industrial Research, according to the Law on Personal Data Protection are the controller and therefore we are responsible for the processing of your personal data.
A person responsible for personal data protection
You can contact our person responsible for personal data protection by using the following contact information: 16th Macedonian Brigade no. 13b, phone: +389 2 3108 891, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Processing of personal data when using our website
When using our website, your visits are logged into our system. In the logs, we can save the current IP address of your device, the date and time of access, the type of browser, the operating system of your device, and the pages that are accessed. We collect this data in order to optimize and improve our website and our online services. The legal basis for the processing of this data is based on a legitimate interest, our legitimate interest to protect the website and to improve the quality of our services.
Additionally, during certain online activities such as registrations, surveys, applications, online orders, etc., we store the personal information that you have left in the process of these activities. The legal basis for the processing of this data is based on the execution of a contract. In order to properly protect this data, a series of measures have been taken, including encryption, security passwords, access control, segregation of duties, etc.
Signing up for a newsletter/email application form
Through the website, you can apply to receive a newsletter. The application is made by filling in the application form. The personal data collected through the application form will be processed only for sending newsletters to your e-mail address and only if you have given consent for this data processing. Your personal information will be processed until you unsubscribe from the newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link in each email newsletter, we send to you.
You can contact us you can do so through the contact form. The personal data you leave through the contact form will be processed only to respond to your request. Filling in and submitting the contact form is an affirmative action by which you consent to the processing of the contact form data.
To simplify and enhance the user experience of the website, as well as to enable the use of certain functions, we use “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that can be stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the session in the browser. Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our partners to recognize your browser on your next visit.
In the process of providing the services, we can use the services of third parties to process your personal data. These third companies can be located in countries inside and outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). We ensure that these third-party companies process personal data in accordance with European personal data protection legislation in order to guarantee an appropriate level of data protection. We do not transfer personal data to other recipients unless we are required by law to do so.
Data storage period
Your personal information obtained through our website is stored until the purpose for which it was needed is met. Exceptions to this rule are cases where we are legally obliged to keep your data for the purpose of providing information to government bodies, such as the financial and tax services. In these cases, the data storage periods must be observed according to the legal regulations, where the storage period for certain data can be 5 years or more. Also, data storage periods may be extended for our legitimate interest, such as ensuring security, preventing abuse, or prosecuting offenders.
As a data subject, you can contact us to exercise your rights under the Law on Personal Data Protection. Your rights are:
- The right to receive information about the data processing and a copy of the processed data;
- The right to demand the rectification of inaccurate data or the completion of incomplete data;
- The right to demand the erasure of personal data;
- The right to demand the restriction of the data processing;
- The right to receive the personal data concerning the data subject in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to request the transmittance of these data to another controller;
- The right to object to the data processing;
- The right to withdraw a given consent at any time to stop a data processing that is based on your consent;
- The right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority: Directorate for Personal Data Protection