Privacy Policy

Version 1.0, effective from 01.12.2020.

Name of the Service FINKI Cloud
Description of the Service Openstack cloud PaaS (the “Service”) is provided by Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, UKIM, Skopje, N. Macedonia (“we”, “us”). The service enables creation and usage of virtual machines and their interconnections for the users.
Data controller and a contact person Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, UKIM, Skopje, N. Macedonia
Data controller’s data protection officer (if applicable) Vladislav Bidikov
+389 (0)2 3070 377
Jurisdiction and supervisory authority Directorate for Personal Data Protection - DPDP (the North Macedonia data protection regulator).
For further information on your rights and how to complain to the DPDP, please refer to its website at
Personal data processed A. Personal data retrieved from your Home organisation:
    • your name (SAML given name, surname and display name)
    • your unique user identifier (SAML persistent identifier)
    • your role in your Home Organisation (SAML eduPersonAffiliation attribute)
    • your userid (SAML userid)*

B. Personal data gathered from yourself:
    • Logfiles on the service activity*

* = the personal data  is necessary for providing the Service. Other personal data is processed because you have consented to it.
Purpose of the processing of personal data We process your personal data in order to provide the Service.

Moreover, we process your personal data for system maintenance and security purposes.
Legal basis of processing Legal basis for processing your personal data for the Service is your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
Parties to whom personal data is disclosed We may share your personal data with other members of the collaboration you have chosen to join. By joining a collaboration that is using the Service, you agree that your personal data may be disclosed to other authorised participants of the collaboration via secured mechanisms, but only for the same purposes and only as far as necessary to provide the services.

The Service will share your personal data with services available to the collaboration you choose to become a member of. These services may be based in the EU/EEA, or in countries with less adequate data protection provisions. Data transfer will be done via secured mechanisms and according to sections 2.f and 2.l of the Data Protection Code of Conduct [Code of Conduct]. In case of data transfers outside the EU/EEA we will ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place (e.g. Standard Contractual Clauses issued by the European Commission); you can obtain a copy of said safeguards contacting us at [Support].

Statistical data is gathered based on the technical logs. This data is anonymised and does not contain any personal data. Statistical data may be made publicly available by the Service.
How to access, rectify and delete the personal data and object to its processing Contact the data protection contact stated above.
Data retention Personal data is deleted on request of the user or if the user hasn't used the Service for 18 months
Data Protection Code of Conduct Your personal data will be protected according to the Code of Conduct for Service Providers, a common standard for the research and higher education sector to protect your privacy
References • [Code of Conduct]
• [Support]