1. Introduction

Our website address is: https://riseandshinemauritius.org.

The protection of your personal data and privacy is of great importance to the European External Action Service (EEAS), including the Delegations of the European Union. You have the right under EU law to be informed when your personal data is processed [e.g. collected, used, stored] as well as about the purpose and details of that processing.

When handling personal data, we respect the principles of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, and in particular Article 8 on data protection. Your personal data are processed in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, aligned with Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation. In this privacy statement you find information about how the EEAS and EU Delegations process your personal data and what rights you have as a data subject.


2. Purpose of Data Processing: Why do we process your data?

The purpose of the present processing activity is to ensure the functioning of the website https://riseandshinemauritius.org , aiming to visibilize and communicate to the wider public the Gender Equality campaign financed by the European Union. The target audiences are the public in Mauritius and Rodrigues.


  • The website is managed by the Delegation of the European Union in Mauritius with the technical assistance of Eruption Group.
  • The website showcases the Rise and Shine Campaign, financed by the European Union, with photos and/or videos.
  • Some videos may be uploaded on YouTube and, therefore, those who wish to view these videos will be redirected to the YouTube site.

Users can contact us via the e-mail address provided or the contact form on the website through which they can give feedback or send inquiries. Personal data provided are only used to reply. The processing of personal data is voluntary (you choose whether to accept cookies and whether to contact us, in which case the data, including personal data, in your e-mail will be processed). Data is collected in order to facilitate the management and technical functionalities of the website as well as to respond to inquiries sent to us. When clicking on our social media icons and any external links shared on the website, you leave our website and you are redirected to these external sites.


3. DATA PROCESSED: What data do we process?


We use the Contact Form to manage form submissions. The information is sent as email messages that only a select few are allowed to access. The information is also stored in the database on our hosting server for backup and later reference purposes.

The contact form request to provide certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number

4. Media

Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

5. Cookies

A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. 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 parts of the website.

6. Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

7. RECIPIENTS OF THE PERSONAL DATA: Who has access to your data?

The recipients of your data may be

  • EU in Mauritius assigned staff
  • Assigned employees of Eruption Group, Mauritius, the company developing the website. Employees sign a confidentiality declaration.


8. TIME LIMIT FOR DATA STORED & SECURITY MEASURES: For what period and how we process your data?

Personal data is kept as long as follow-up actions to the feedback provided via the online forms are necessary with regard to the purpose(s) of the processing of personal.

9. Contact Us

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

    By email: [email protected]

    By phone number: 2071515