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Privacy Policy

Our team is part of the European Space Agency M4 selected mission ARIEL. This privacy policy will explain how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Topics:
• What data do we collect?
• How do we collect your data?
• How will we use your data?
• How do we store your data?
• What are your data protection rights?
• What are our team’s rights?
• What information will we send you?
• How to contact us.

What data do we collect?
Our team collects the following data:
• Personal identification information (Name, email address, observatory location).
• Astronomical data (lightcurves and/or raw data that you choοse to upload).

How do we collect your data?
You directly provide us with all the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:
• Register online.
• Upload your photometric results and/or the raw observational data.

How will we use your data?
We collect your data so that we can:
• Keep you informed about the upcoming exoplanet transits fitting with your equipment and your coordinates.
• Email you and keep you updated about particular observations based on your location.
• Use your astronomical data for scientific research and publications in journals, conferences etc, always by giving credits to you.

How do we store your data?
Our team securely stores your data:
• Your personal data will be securely stored.
• Your astronomical data will be stored in a publicly available repository, for further use in scientific research, always by giving credits to you.

What are your data protection rights?
• Our team would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
• The right to access – You have the right to request for copies of your personal data.
• The right to request less updates in your email - You have to right to request for postponing receiving updates in your email. Send us an email.
• The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request our team to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
• The right to erasure – You have the right to request that our team erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
• The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that our team restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
• The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our team processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
• The right to data portability – You have the right to request that our team transfer the personal data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: exoclockproject@gmail.com

What are our teams’s rights?
Our team would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of our team’s protection rights. Our team is entitled to the following:
• The right to remove users – We have the right to remove users, under certain conditions.
• The right to restrict accessing – We have the right to restrict the access of particular users that raise problems, under certain conditions.
• The right to ask for user verification – We have the right to ask the user for further information such as the mobile number in case of fake personal information, under certain conditions.

What information will we send you?
Our team will use your email and your personal account to send you:
• Notifications about specific observations based on your equipment and location
• Updates for new functions in the website/ user account
• Personalised feedback based on your observational data.

How to contact us:
If you have any questions about our team’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Email us at: exoclockproject@gmail.com

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