This is a privacy policy for the TClouds web portal. The TClouds web portal falls under the responsibility of the TClouds consortium. The portal is concerned with the dissemination and exchange of information about the TClouds research project. It is not concerned with commercial transactions or with the exchange of data for marketing purposes.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy at:

Information Collection and Use

All information collected by the TClouds portal site from the users belongs exclusively to the TClouds consortium. It will only be used for customizing the services. The TClouds consortium is the sole owner of the personal data collected from this site and will not sell, share, rent or pass the data in other ways to third parties. The personal data will only be stored as long as it is necessary for provision of the service.


The TClouds web site does not work with a third party that serves ads to this site.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information

The user has the right at any time to request information about the stored personal data. He has the unrestricted right of deletion, updating and correction of the stored personal data. This can e.g. be done by sending an email to coordination(at)


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that TClouds consortium is not responsible for the contents and the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of these third party sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Homepage so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it.


A cookie is a small text file written to a user's hard drive that contains a User ID. The cookies do not contain any personal information about users. The use of cookies is now widespread. Cookies are required by the Joomla CMS software for user authentication, if a user sets up his browser to reject the cookie, he or she may still use the site although functionality might be impaired.

Log Files

We use traffic data to analyse trends in site use and to administer the site. This includes time and date of TClouds web portal access, accessed page, error code.