The European institutions are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. These privacy statements explain the reason for the processing, the way we collect, handle and ensure protection of all personal data provided, how that information is used and what rights you may exercise in relation to your data (the right to access, rectify, block etc.).

These statements concern monitoring of news and social media. The Joint Research Centre (JRC) Text and Data Mining Unit performs automatic monitoring of online and social media in order to provide media monitoring services to staff across the EU institutions and to the general public.

Privacy statements:

  • Data on users of media monitoring tools

    This privacy statement concerns the data on registered users and information on interactions with websites and services by both registered and anonymous users

  • Monitoring of news and social media

    This privacy statement concerns the processing of news and social media including categorisation, identification of places, organisations and persons mentioned in the text, indexing and presentation or the results through websites, mobile applications and newsletters.