Privacy Policy

Ploutos Privacy & ePrivacy Statement

This Privacy & ePrivacy statement (‘Statement’) is an integral part of the website and its content if and to the extent provided or otherwise made available in any way and from time to time by Ploutos, a not-for-profit organization funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No. 873468 ('Ploutos') to the visitor and/or user of the website (‘User’). This Statement governs the privacy and related matters when using the website and its content of the Ploutos and how a User can exercise its rights regarding its Personal Data, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR') and otherwise related laws and regulations.
The Ploutos’s website and its content and tools, available on, are hereinafter collectively referred to as: ‘Website’.

By accessing, browsing, or using the Website (which includes without limitation any services, whether from Ploutos or third parties) User acknowledges that User have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Statement and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If User does not agree to this Statement or the compliance obligations, please do not use the Ploutos’s Website.

For purposes concerning this Statement, the Website is owned and operated by Ploutos and to the extent applicable also for the benefit of Ploutos. The content on this Website is provided only for general information purposes and as-is, which may not be accurate, correct and/or complete and does not constitute strategic or any other professional advice.

When visiting this Website, whether or not as a User of the services of Ploutos, Ploutos may register Personal Data. All Personal Data collected on this Website shall remain within the European Union. Any connection with the server of this Website is encrypted. Ploutos will only use Personal Data for the purposes as described in this Statement and will protect any Personal Data collected in accordance with the applicable laws.

When visiting the Website, Ploutos does not collect and process any Personal Data of Users. Ploutos solely collects and process Personal Data of Users when a User contacts Ploutos in order to inform User about and to make available certain content, information, and related services for the benefit of the normal business operations of Ploutos, to develop, modify, reproduce, distribute and make the Website and/or its services available.

When a User completes the contact form on this Website or send an e-mail to, Ploutos may retain those communications in order to process the inquiries, respond to requests and improve this Website or to give Users some assistance regarding the Ploutos's services. In such case the Ploutos need to collect the following personal information: your name, organization, and e-mail address. When a User register an account by Ploutos regarding a tool or submit to an open call, User will need to provide some Personal Data (such as, but not limited to: your name, email address, phone number and login details). When a User subscribes to the newsletter of Ploutos, User provides only its email address in order to receive the newsletter.

Information that Users provide will only be used to contact Users, for example, for information or updates of the services, or to offer newsletters, tools and other content or (support) services in connection with the services of the project, unless User informs Ploutos through our contact form on the Website that User does not wish to receive any communication from Ploutos. Ploutos will not use this Website to collect special Personal Data such as information regarding political views, race, religious beliefs, health, criminal-law data, or other matters.

When visiting this Website, Ploutos sets only essential/required Cookies (such as: language settings, login details, device information and IP-address) so that we can remember User’s choices in order to optimize your user experience and to recognize the device of browser for the next time when a User visit the Website from the same device or browser. No other Cookies will be set by Ploutos on this Website.

In addition to the cookies collected via the Website, Ploutos will work with various companies to help Ploutos to analyze how the Website is used, and to optimize the Website to deliver the best possible experience. Currently, Ploutos uses (i) Google Analytics by Google Inc. this to help Ploutos to monitor the Website traffic, (ii) in order to help Ploutos to monitor User’s visit to the Website, (iii) which are social media tracking cookies, and (iv) Twitter, and LinkedIn in order to easily log in if an User may want to follow Ploutos on those platforms, or follow the social stream or share content from the Website.

This Website contains links to or from other internet sites, for example links to websites of project partners or organizations for matchmaking purposes related to the Ploutos project. Those websites are provided by independent third parties over whom Ploutos has no control and Ploutos is not responsible for the availability and/or content of those sites. Ploutos does not control the dissemination of these third-party Cookies and cannot block Cookies from those sites.

Please also be aware that we make every effort to respect your choices, however, there is the possibility that not all Cookies will be captured. If this is a concern, then we would recommend that you change your cookie settings via your browser; your browser help function will tell you how. This Statement does not apply to third-party websites that may be accessed through links on the Website.

From time to time, Ploutos will revise this Statement, Ploutos recommend that User regularly check whether it has been revised. However, Ploutos will notify User via prominent notification on the Website about any major changes that would negatively impact User’s interests, although we are not envisioning any such changes in the near future.

This Statement is exclusively governed by the laws of Belgium. Any and all disputes that may arise with respect to this Statement will be referred exclusively to the competent court in Brussels, Belgium.

Queries regarding this Statement, regarding insight into and the accuracy of information or Personal Data that User provides to Ploutos via its Website, or requests to have outdated information and Personal Data deleted or other Personal Data rights request, may be submitted via the contact form on this Website or to