Privacy Policy

This privacy policy provides general information about the processing of personal data when you visit this website and / or use any of our services through it. We collect only those personal data that are necessary to achieve the goals of the National Initiative for Open Science in the Cloud (

Controller of personal data collections

The controller of personal data is the Faculty of Information Sciences and Computer Engineering, based on st. Ruѓer Boковиkovi 16 16, Skopje, Republic of Northern Macedonia.

Personal data are processed in accordance with the provisions of the Law on Personal Data Protection.

Personal Data Protection Officer:

Vladislav Bidikov

Whose data do we collect?

We can collect data related to the following categories of persons:

Visitors to our website We typically collect navigation data (see below) which is used to analyze data from visits to our website as well as to maintain information security on our website. For more on cookie use, read our cookie policy.
Data on persons who will be part of the initiative, ie who are signatories of the Declaration – Personal data of researchers who are signatories of the Declaration of the National Open Science Initiative in the cloud
Data on institutions signing the Declaration – Data on institutions that support the Declaration of the National Initiative for Open Science in the cloud

Categories of data to be processed
  1. Navigation data

When visiting our website server, logs are created for each visitor with the following data:

  • Your Internet Protocol (IP) address;
  • The device you are accessing from, type and model;
  • Your operating system;
  • Browser type, plugins and version;
  • The pages you visit on our website and the time you spend on each page;
  • URL of the page that redirected you to our website and in some cases, the terms you used in trying to find the page;
  • The language of the browser you are using;
  • Country (specified via IP address).

We independently maintain the servers and carry out all activities on the website internally, including the logs that are created and the analysis of the data that is transmitted from the visits to our website.

  1. Data that users voluntarily submit

The personal data we collect from your visit to our website are those that you voluntarily submit for the registration of experts or for the registration of legal entities.

We can collect any of the following categories of personal data: Name and Surname, Contact Email, Institution, as well as Name of Institution, Name and Surname of Authorized Person, Contact Email.

How we collect personal data

We collect personal data through various channels, including:

through your use of this website, including application forms;

Categories of personal data users

The activities of personal data processing related to the activities for realization of the activities of the National Initiative for Open Science in the cloud, whose coordinator is FINKI.

We do not share information about you and / or your visit to our website to third parties, except in the following cases:

  • At the request of a court, police or other bodies to exercise their powers and only if there is a legal basis for doing so
Storage time of collected data

The data we collect are stored in accordance with the law and the period required to achieve the purpose of processing and are determined by deadlines for storage of personal data of FINKI.

What are your rights?

Your rights regarding the processing of personal data are:

  • the right to be informed about the processing of personal data
  • right to object

For additional information and / or exercising your privacy rights, you can contact our Personal Data Protection Officer.

Right to submit a request to FINKI

If you consider that the way FINKI processes your personal data violates the provisions of the Law on Personal Data Protection, you can submit a request to FINKI as a supervisory body, which will be treated in the same way as any other submitted request, according to Article 97 of the Law on Personal Data Protection.

Changing privacy policy

The privacy policy will be regularly amended in accordance with the changes and our activities.