Legal notice 

Published by: Romanian Young Academy

hosted by: University of Bucharest

Faculty of Sociology

Panduri 90, floor 1, room 204

Bucharest - 050663, sector 5, Romania

Contact person 

Dr Diana Stanciu, RYA programme director


Note on data protection

When accessing our website, your browser will always transmit information on the browser type and version, the operation system, the receiver URL, the IP address, the file name, the access status, the transmitted volume of data, and the date and time of the server request, all analysed by AWStats. This data is not allocated to a person or other sources of data and will initially be saved only to be deleted after a statistical evaluation. This data is saved in a log file on our server. Your browser will also save the so-called cookies. Cookies are files that are meant to make surfing the web more user-friendly for you. You can switch off the saving of cookies in your browser. Our website uses only 2 necessary cookies: the ‘rya_session’, which is used for the RYA user session, and the ‘XSRF-TOKEN’, which is used for cross-site scripting protection. The ‘rya_session’ cookie is cleared upon closing the browser.

In any case, personal data will only be collected with your consent and saved without third-party access when you contact us. This data will only be used for the purpose of dealing with your request and saved only as long as it is necessary for this purpose. Your data will only be passed to third parties with your consent, which can be revoked at any time. We will not pass on or sell your personal data. You also have the right to have your personal data corrected, locked or deleted in accordance with the provisions of the law. To receive information on the data saved and to have it changed or deleted, if needed, please, contact us at the e-mail: 

All information you submit to us (for instance, during the application process) will be stored on servers in the EU and will be secured through technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination by unauthorised persons. Your personal data will be transmitted encrypted with us. We use the coding system SSL (Secure Socket Layer). And we will only use this personal data for the application and review process. Furthermore, once your applications are submitted and sent to the reviewers, we will delete them from the system. However, applicants should be aware that the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure, which is why we cannot completely guarantee the security of the data transmitted to and from our website via the Internet. Our website may also contain hyperlinks to and from third party websites. If you follow the hyperlink to one of these websites, please note that we cannot assume any responsibility or guarantee for third-party content or data protection conditions. Please, consult the privacy policy of those third-party websites before submitting your personal information to those websites. For more information, please also consult the ‘Data protection statement’ ( on this website.

Website development

Emilian Hossu

Apostrof SRL

Reg. com.: J40/12322/2003

CIF: RO15735302

Baba Novac St., 19A, Sc. 2, Et. 4, Ap. 32, Sect. 3

Bucharest, Romania