GOCDB/data privacy

From EGIWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Main EGI.eu operations services Support Documentation Tools Activities Performance Technology Catch-all Services Resource Allocation Security


Tools menu: Main page Instructions for developers AAI Proxy Accounting Portal Accounting Repository AppDB ARGO GGUS GOCDB
Message brokers Licenses OTAGs Operations Portal Perun EGI Collaboration tools LToS EGI Workload Manager


GOCDB Personal Data Privacy and Code of Conduct

Data Protection Code of Conduct and Account Registration

  • Registering a GOCDB account means you accept that your ID string, your basic user details and roles will be visible to all other users and client-services that authenticate to GOCDB. This includes those authenticated by:
    • a certificate issued from a Certification Authority (CA) that is registered by the [Interoperable Global Trust Federation (IGTF)]. Please note, this includes clients from countries outside the European Economic Area and from countries that may NOT have adequate data protection (pursuant to Article 25.6 of the directive 95/46/EC).
    • an organisation registered in a federation that participates in eduGAIN.
    • an organisation registered with the EGI ProxyIdP/CheckIn service.
    • new authentication/security realms will be listed here.
  • Your details are re-published by GOCDB and are used by EGI for Monitoring, Accounting and for use in its data processing systems.
  • By creating an account, you consent to the EGI Acceptable Use Policy: https://documents.egi.eu/public/ShowDocument?docid=74
  • If you do not provide this consent, please [do NOT register | DELETE your account].


  • Terms and Conditions table below follows the [template suggested by GEANT] in their privacy policy guidelines for Service Providers.
  • This does NOT mean GOCDB conforms to the CoC (DM: currently I don't think its possible to conform; the GEANT CoC assumes attributes will only be republished to countries within EU/EEA and to those with adequate data protection (pursuant to Article 25.6 of the directive 95/46/EC), in practice GOCDB republishes to global IGTF).
Name of Service Grid Operations Centre Database (GOCDB) hosted by the [Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)] on behalf of the [European Grid Initiative (EGI.eu)].
Description of Service GOCDB is a central registry to record information about the topology of the EGI e-Infrastructure. This includes entities such as Operations Centres, Resource Centres, service types, service endpoints and their downtimes, user contact information and roles of users responsible for operations at different levels
Data Controller/Processor and contact Data Controller: [EGI.eu],
Data Processor: [Science and Technology Facilities Council]
Jurisdiction of data processor GB
Personal data processed Unique user identifier:



Basic Contact Details:
the following data are provided by you on account creation (see below screen capture):

  • Title
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Tel (optional)
Purpose of processing personal data The personal data listed above is used to establish a persistent user account within EGI. Your ID string is re-published by GOCDB to third party service-providers for use in Monitoring, Accounting and other data processing systems. Log files that include your personal identifier are also kept for fault diagnostics, auditing and for security monitoring purposes.
Third parties to whom personal data is disclosed After registering a GOCDB account, the identity string and the personal information listed above is made visible to all other authenticated users and client-services of GOCDB via its Web interfaces. This includes clients authenticated by:
  • a certificate issued from a Certification Authority (CA) that is registered in the [Interoperable Global Trust Federation]]
    • this includes clients from countries outside the European Economic Area that may NOT have adequate data protection (pursuant to Article 25.6 of the directive 95/46/EC).
  • users authenticating using the [EGI AAI ProxyIdP/CheckIn service].


These details are not shared unless positive informed consent is provided by the user which is obtained during GOCDB account creation (see screen capture below). This conforms to the [rules of membership] for the UKAMF (section 4.1) and [GEANT Data Protection Code of Conduct] (section f c.) - both stipulate prior consent is required from the end user before their attributes can be shared to third parties including collaboration partners (DM: is only conformant if attributes are shared within EC or to countries with adequate data protection).

Data retention The personal information listed above is removed on deletion of a GOCDB account. GOCDB accounts will also be deleted after a period of 18mths of inactivity.

User Provided Positive Informed Consent

x



Some discussion and Q/A on using eppn in EGI/GOCDB: GOCDB/notifications