Privacy Notice

Privacy notice

Name of the Service

eduDNS: Dynamic DNS service for Academia

Description of the Service

The eduDNS service is designed to provide a universal, vendor-independent Dynamic DNS support for all GÉANT users. Service owners will log in the eduDNS portal via eduGAIN, register meaningful, memorable hostnames (e.g., assign the hostname to their servers then provide access to their services via the hostnames.

Data controller and a contact person

Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy of Sciences,

Dubravska cesta 9, 84507 Bratislava, Slovakia.

Contact person for eduDNS: Viet Tran, email:

Personal data processed and the legal basis for processing

During your use of the Service we may process and record the following data:
  • Unique transient session identifier (Session UUID): To initiate a new and unique request to the service

  • Unique identifier (eduPersonTargetedID, eduPersonPrincipalName, Pairwise_ID, Subject_ID, eduPersonUniqueID): To create a persistent ID of the owner of the registered hostnames

  • Email, given name, surname (mail, givenName, sn): To contact the owner of registered hostnames in the case of security or technical issues.

Purpose of the processing of personal data

The legal basis for processing your personal data is to provide you the access and use of the eduDNS service. The personal data is necessary for administrative and security maintenance of the service

Third parties to whom personal data is disclosed

We may share your personal data with third parties (or otherwise allow them access to it) in the following cases:

  • to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, subpoena or governmental request

  • to enforce this Privacy Notice, including investigation of potential violations thereof;

How to access, rectify and delete the personal data and object its processing

Contact the contact person above

To rectify the data released by your Home Organisation, contact your Home Organisation's IT helpdesk

Withdrawal of consent

Contact the contact person above

Data portability

Your personal data are not transferable to other services

Data retention

Personal data is deleted on request of the user or if the user hasn't used the Services for 18 months

Jurisdiction and supervisory authority

SK, Slovakia