AsiaPortal – Privacy Policy

Name of the service AsiaPortal: Databases and other resources provided by the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
Description of the service Provides access to databases and other resources for Nias Nordic Council Member institutions.
Data controller and a contact person NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies,
Øster Farimagsgade 5,
DK-1353 Copenhagen K, DenmarkContact Details:
Inga-Lill Blomkvist
Phone: (+45) 3532 9512
Jurisdiction Denmark, Copenhagen. (DK-84, CPH).
Personal data processed 1. For all users

  • IP Address
  • Referrer Address (the web page a user is coming from)
  • Logs of your activities, produced by the web server software

2. For authenticated users

Data provided by user’s Home Organisation upon login:

  • schacHomeOrganization.
  • EduPersonTargetedID.

The schacHomeOrganization data contains an identifier of the home organization of the user.
The eduPersonTargetedID is your unique identifier as provided by your home organization.

Purpose of the processing of personal data The IP and referrer addresses of all web page visitors are stored in web server log file for statistical purposes and for accountability.

For authenticated users, the schacHomeOrganization is used to determine which Institution the user is affiliated to. This is in turn used to grant access to resources specific to that institution.

EduPersonTargetedID is collected to distinguish betweens users for statistical purposes and to deny access in case of abuse.

Third parties to whom personal data is disclosed No raw data will be released to third parties. Aggregated and anonymized data may be published for statistical purposes.
How to access, rectify and delete the personal data Contact:

To rectify the data released by a Home Organisation, contact that Home Organisation’s IT helpdesk.

Data retention Log files containing IP addresses, and Referrer, schacHomeorganization, EduPersonTargetedID and visited websites are kept for statistical purposes and for the purpose of taking appropriate actions in case of service abuse.
Data Protection Code of Conduct Personal data will be protected according to the GÉANT Data Protection Code of Conduct, a common standard for the research and higher education sector to protect the user’s privacy.