You are currently visiting the UPRIGHT project website, European Union´s Horizon 2020 grant agreement No 754919. This website is operated, on behalf of the UPRIGHT consortium (“us”, “we”, or “our”)  by the Directorate of Health, Iceland. Our website address is

The aim of this Privacy Policy is to inform you of the collection, use and storage of personal data associated with your use of the website, All processing of personal data will be carried out in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 27 April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR)

We use your data to be able to provide the service and to improve the website.

Information Collection and Use

We only collect the minimum amount of personal data necessary for the purpose of providing the service, analysing the use of the website, to reply to any inquiries and to be able to provide you with our newsletter if you wish to do so.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our website we might collect personal data relating to you. Which data and for which purposes will depend on your use of the website.

  • Name, if you send us inquiry
  • Email address, if you send us an inquiry or register for our newsletter
  • Cookies and Usage Data, when you visit the website to be able to provide the service

Usage Data

We may also collect data relating to how the website is accessed or used (“Usage Data”). Usage Data may include information about your IP address, which browser you use, when you visited the website, which pages of the website you visited and other diagnostic data. The Directorate of Health never processes such data in a personally identifiable form.

Tracking & Cookies Data

Cookies are files with small amount of data that may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from the website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. If you do not wish to allow cookies you can find information on how to disable them or delete certain cookies for your browser at

The Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. Are necessary to be able to provide the service.
  • Preference Cookies.Are used to store your preferences and to adjust the website to your browser.
  • Security Cookies.Are used to ensure the security of the website.

Use of Data

We uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To provide you a newsletter if you choose to subscribe
  • To answer any inquiries you choose to send to us
  • For analysis on the use of the website so that we can improve it
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer of Data

Your data is processed within the European Economic Area.

If you subscribe to our newsletter information regarding your email, address will sent to our newsletter distribution partner Mailchimp. Mailchimp is located in the United State and is a participant of the EU-US Privacy Shield Program, which guarantees an adequate level of data protection.

Disclosure of Data

Your personal data will not be disclosed unless the Directorate of Health is legally obliged to do so.

Security of Data

Your data will be protected by appropriate technical and organisational means taking into account the risk associated with nature of the data we collect.


We may use third party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Service.

Links to Other Sites

Our webpage may include links to other sites, such as our Facebook and Twitter pages. The collection, use and storage of information on other websites is subject to the privacy policies of the website providers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

Your Rights

You have a right to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you and data portability, as well as restricting processing or objecting to processing and filing a complaint with your Data Protection Authority. We are committed to respect the data subject rights found EU´s General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR. If you want to do that or if you just want more information please contact us at:

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: