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The European Commission website is the core website of the EC branded web presence.
DG Communication is responsible for the presentation, daily maintenance, and longer-term planning of the political websites.
Governance of these 2 entities is ensured by:
high-level contextual content
access to detailed information on policies, funding, legislation, etc...possibly hosted on other websites
A web team in DG Communication Europa Web Communication (COMM B3) unit, in collaboration with the decentralised teams in the DGs and agencies, is responsible for the presentation, daily maintenance, and longer term planning of the info websitethe European Commission website.
This website is owned by DG Communication. Its content is co-managed by DG Communication and DGs to level 3 of the website's architectureThe Europa Web Communication Unit in the Directorate-General for Communication (COMM B3) is the owner of this website and is responsible for the management of the site as the container of the content, the editorial coordination, its design, technical maintenance, longer-term planning, as well as daily maintenance on levels 0-3. From level 4 onwards, various Commission services are responsible as content owners. For core and horizontal content, special arrangements may apply among several content owners, usually representing central services. More details can be found in the ARES note on the Commission’s core site governance.
DGs are the data controller and responsible for content and data. DG COMM is responsible for the corporate tools it owns.
A specific governance applies for content hosted on the info siteEuropan Commission website.
They must comply with accessibility rules.
Core websites must comply with Privacy, security and legal notices.