Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated and published on 22/09/2023 and is effective from 22/09/2023. You can also exercise any of your rights by contacting us directly at [email protected]


Măgurele Science Park (“we,” “us,” or “our”) values your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect when you use the Măgurele Science Park Platform (“Platform”), how we use that information, and your rights in relation to that information. This Privacy Policy applies to our website,, and its sub-domains.

Information we Collect

User-Provided Information – When you create a user account with our service, you provide us with personal information such as your name, email address, and other identifiable information (“Personal Information”). Additionally, when you contact us via email, we may retain the content of your emails, your email address, and our responses. Any messages you send through the service may also be retained. You may also provide information through User Content, such as your public profile and comments posted on the Platform.

Information Collected Through Cookies and Technologies – We use cookies and related technologies to identify your browser when you visit our Platform. Please refer to our cookie policy for more information on the use of cookies and similar technologies.

Log File Information – Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you visit a webpage. Please see our cookie policy for more details.

Third-Party Analytics Services – We use third-party analytics services like Google Analytics. You can learn about how Google uses data when you use our service and opt-out at

Integration of Social Networks – Our Platform may integrate with social networks and other platforms (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn). When you interact with our Platform through these integrations, you may grant us access to certain information from your social media account. Please review the privacy policies and settings of your social media accounts before using such features on our Platform.


When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data displayed in the comment form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help detect spam. An anonymous string created from your email address (a hash) may be provided to Gravatar to check if you use it. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture may be visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the site, avoid uploading images with embedded location data (GPS EXIF). Visitors can download and extract location data from images on the site.


If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies for convenience. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set to check if your browser accepts cookies; it does not contain personal data and is deleted when you close your browser. When you log in, cookies are set to save your login information, and screen display preferences, and last for various durations. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is saved in your browser, which indicates the post ID of the article you edited.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles) from other websites. Embedded content behaves as if the visitor is on the other website. These websites may collect data, use cookies, and track your interaction with their embedded content.

Data Retention

Comments – Comment data and metadata are retained indefinitely for comment management.

Registered Users – Personal information provided by registered users is stored in their user profiles. Users can view, edit, or delete their personal information. Administrators can also view and edit this information.

How we use your Information

We use the personal information you provide to operate, maintain, and improve the Platform. We use your information to offer our services, optimize the Platform, and inform you of products, services, and promotions when we have a legitimate interest in doing so. By providing your email address, you agree to receive notifications related to the services, including those required by law. We may also send you notifications related to your activities on the Platform.

Upon termination of your user account, we may retain your profile information and User Content for backup, archiving, contractual, or audit purposes. We may also retain and use indefinitely all data (including User Content) contained in your communications with other users or posted publicly on the Platform.

If you use our invitation service to invite friends to the Platform, we collect their email addresses and send email invitations. We store this information for email purposes, registration, and tracking the success of our invitation service. Your friends can request the removal of this information from our database by contacting us.

We may use information about you and your User Content for purposes like analyzing Platform usage, diagnosing technical issues, maintaining security, and personalizing content.

How we Share your Information

Personal Information – We do not rent or sell your personal information to others. We may share personal information with third parties (e.g., hosting providers, payment processors, customer support providers) to provide Platform services. Such third parties are contractually obligated to protect your personal information. Personal information may also be stored in locations beyond our direct control, subject to agreements to protect your information.

Public Information – Personal information you voluntarily disclose on the Platform (e.g., likes, comments, profile information) may be visible to the public and searchable by search engines.

Compromise of Personal Information

In the event of a security breach compromising personal information, we will promptly notify affected individuals in accordance with notification procedures outlined in this Privacy Policy and applicable law.

Your Rights and Choices

You have the following rights regarding your information:

Access – Request a summary and a copy of the personal information we hold.

Correction/Amendment/Deletion – Request corrections, amendments, or deletion of inaccurate or incomplete information.

Portability – Request your personal information to be sent to you or a third party.

Objection – Object to the use of your personal information when based on our legitimate interests.

Restrictions – Request restrictions on processing your information in certain circumstances.

Automated Decision-Making – Object to automated decisions significantly affecting you.