PROFIT, based on your preferences and activity data in the platform, provides you with more accurate recommendations and better user experience. Nevertheless, we consider the protection of your personal data very important. For this reason, you can always review your activity on the platform and make your personal data private and visible only to you, via the settings menu.
Information that follows, is based on common sense and best-practice but also on GDPR, which applies to us while you are using the platform.
EEA company is the controller for the personal information processed in the platform:
More information can be found on EEA's web site.
For research purposes, some information is processed also by other partners of the PROFIT consortium:
We can provide you with more accurate recommendations on new content and other users with similar interests, based on your preferences and activity data in the platform.
Your activity data is used in order to give you points and badges for participating on the platform, increase your reputation and level on the platform, and provide you with activity visualizations.
By participating on the platform and upgrading your level, you can unlock moderation rights, gain rewards, and even earn a certificate proving your financial knowledge, based on your progress on the financial literacy test.
We make sure your data is safe with us.
In order to achieve that, we apply the following seven principles*:
Notice — you are always given notice when your data is being collected
Purpose — your data is used only for the purpose stated
Consent — our data will not be disclosed without your consent
Security — collected data is kept secure from any potential abuses
Disclosure — you are always informed as to who is collecting your data
Access — you are able to access and change your data at any time
Accountability — we acknowledge that we, as data collectors, are accountable for following the above principles
*Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), recommendations for protection of personal data
In general, we do not share your personal data.
The only exceptions are cases defined by law (GDPR and other legislation). Typical example is law enforcement.
To deliver platform services, we are also using some 3rd-party services (see bellow). Again, we do not share your personal data with them. But while you are using the platform those services can accumulate some information about you.