EBB – BLUE BIOBANK Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit (the “Site”).


When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

• “Cookies” – data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier; for more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit
• “Log files” – tracking of actions occurring on the Site, and collection of data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
• “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” – electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally, when you subscribe our e-newsletter through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name and email address. We refer to this information as “Other Information.”
When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Other Information.


We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site, for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interaction with the Site.

We use the Other Information that we collect generally to communicate with you through our newsletters.


We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use WordPress to power our website. You can read more about how WordPress uses your Personal Information here:

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our users interact with the Site. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information with MailChimp to help us manage and send you our e-newsletters. You can read more about how MailChimp uses your Personal Information here:


If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including the United States.


When you subscribe our e-newsletter through the Site, we will maintain your Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.


We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.


For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at or by mail using the details provided below:

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EBB, the European Blue Biobank.