Legal Disclaimer and Privacy Statement

Disclaimer

The Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and the European Network of Transmission System Operators (ENTSOG) maintain this Gas Network Codes Functionality Platform to enhance public access to and exchange of information regarding the implementation of Network Codes and Guidelines approved in line with Regulation (EC) No 715/2009. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.
However ACER and ENTSOG accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site, which is mainly based on inputs received from third parties.
Third parties shall be responsible that the information shared is:

  • Of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional);
  • Comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date to the extent possible;
  • If linked to external sites, third parties should hold responsibility for the information presented in that way. ACER and ENTSOG will assume no responsibility on this matter.

Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that a document available on-line through the Gas Network Codes Functionality Platform exactly reproduces any authentic text. Some pieces of information on the Gas Network Codes Functionality Platform may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free. Furthermore, we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. ACER and ENTSOG accept no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using the Gas Network Codes Functionality Platform or any linked external sites.
This disclaimer is not intended to limit the liability of ACER and ENTSOG in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law or to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.
With specific regard to the commonly recommended guidance displayed on the Gas Network Codes Functionality Platform, ACER and ENTSOG acknowledge the joint ownership of the intellectual property of the latter ones.

Privacy Statement on the processing of personal data

The Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and the European Network of Transmission System Operators (ENTSOG) handle certain personal data pertaining to Platform Users (e.g. first name, surname, company name, e-mail addresses).

When processing personal data ACER and ENTSOG are subject to the applicable relevant laws.

The personal data is collected for the following purposes:

  • I. management and operation of the Gas Network Codes Functionality Platform (in particular for security and maintenance purposes)
  • II. creation and maintenance of a contact database for the purposes of ACER and ENTSOG relations with the Platform Users, the access to which is restricted to ACER and ENTSOG only.
  • III. information regarding the activities of ACER and ENTSOG, in connection with the Platform (surveys and workshops)
  • By providing ACER and ENTSOG with personal data, the user expressly entitles ACER and ENTSOG to use the transmitted personal data for the above-mentioned purposes. The personal data transmitted to ACER and ENTSOG are registered in a database held by and under the responsibility of ACER. These data will be used exclusively for the above-mentioned purposes. For the avoidance of any doubt, ACER and ENTSOG will not use any personal data supplied for the above purpose for any marketing or sales activities or release the data to a third party other than ACER and ENTSOG, which shall process the transmitted personal data solely for the above-mentioned purposes.
    Personal data shall be processed as long as your account remains active. You can request the closure of your Platform account by sending an email to support@gasncfunc.eu.

    Persons concerned by any collection of their personal data (“Data subjects”) seeking clarification of their rights or further information on their rights should contact either the Agency’s data protection officer (DPO@acer.europa.eu) or the ENTSOG’s data protection officer (DPO@entsog.eu). Data Subjects have the right to access their personal data, to have these data rectified or erased, to restrict the processing of these data in certain situations and to transmit his/her personal data to another data controller by contacting the Agency’s data protection officer or the ENTSOG Data Protection Officer. Data subjects wishing to exercise their rights are requested to contact either the contact person for this processing operation (details above), or one of the data protection officers (DPO@acer.europa.eu or DPO@entsog.eu). Please note, that data subjects may have recourse to the European Data Protection Supervisor (www.edps.europa.eu) at any time”.

    Copyrights notice

    The ownership of images and graphical signs published on the Gas Network Codes Functionality Platform remains with the copyright holders and authorisation to reproduce such images and graphical signs must be obtained from them. Images published on this site are courtesy of the following :
    [1] Gasunie Transport Services B.V.
    [2] GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.
    [3] Snam Rete Gas S.p.A.
    [4] GASCADE Gastransport GmbH