Privacy Statement

EDGE is deeply committed to protecting individual user privacy and respects your concerns about privacy.
The policy on "protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions" is based on Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000. This privacy statement applies to and describes the personal information EDGE collects on the website, how EDGE uses it, the measures EDGE takes to protect the security of the information and how users may contact EDGE about its privacy practices.
Although you can browse through most of EDGE's website without giving any information about yourself, in some cases, personal information is required in order to provide the services (newsletter, job application, enquiry) you request.
Consequently, users of may submit personal information such as contact information (name, postal address, telephone number and email address), employment information (status, title, literary qualifications) and other personal information submitted by job applicants, such as a résumé or C.V., ethnicity, race and gender, work authorisation information, salary history, education history, information about security clearances, citizenship information.
When you use EDGE's website, EDGE may collect certain information by automated means, using technologies such as cookies and web server logs. Cookies are files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings on your device. Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies. EDGE web servers may log information such as your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone where your device is located. EDGE may also record information such as the address of the webpage that referred you to and the IP address of the device you use to connect to EDGE's website. EDGE may log information about your interaction with the website, such as which pages you visit. EDGE may use third-party web analytics services on its website, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers help us analyse how users use the website and interact with it.
EDGE may use your collected information to provide products, solutions and services, send promotional communication, respond to enquiries, process employment applications, including assessing qualifications, verifying information and conducting reference checks, perform data analysis (anonymity and aggregation of personal information), develop interactive communication services and improve EDGE's business.
EDGE does not sell or disclose collected personal information, except if EDGE is required to do so by law or legal process to law enforcement authorities or other government entities, and when EDGE believes disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual espionage, cyber security or security events or other fraudulent or illegal activity. EDGE reserves the right to transfer personal information in the event EDGE sells or transfers all or a portion of its business or assets.
You may update your preferences or ask EDGE to remove your information from its mailing lists. To the extent provided by law, you may access the personal information EDGE maintains about you or request that EDGE corrects, amends, deletes or blocks it.
Note that EDGE website provides links to third-party sites. Since EDGE does not control them, EDGE strongly recommends that you read their privacy policies.
EDGE maintains administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information you provide on EDGE's website against accidental, unlawful or unauthorised destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
EDGE's Privacy Declaration is updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in EDGE's personal information practices.