Who we are
Our website address is: https://climatenetwork.org.
Personal data protection
Your personal data are processed by Climate Action Network International whose headquarter is located in:
Address : Kaiserstr. 201, Bonn, 53113 Germany
Purposes of collecting personal data
Your personal data are processed by Climate Action Network
Climate Action Network International is processing your personal data for the following purpose: to provide you various information or services (sending newsletters, white papers, press releases, and others)
The recipients (receivers) of your personal data
Your personal data is stored by Climate Action Network International. However, they may also be disclosed to our employees or service providers only upon our request, following our instructions and excluding any other use.
The transfer of personal data outside the European Union
Personal data can only be transmitted outside the European Union to countries applying a data protection policy corresponding to the one in effect in the European Union.
The storage period and deletion of your personal data
The personal data collected will be kept for as long as necessary to achieve the different purposes. Once the objectives have been achieved, they will be deleted or anonymised.
The protection of personal data
Climate Action Network International is committed to protecting your personal data from unauthorized access and manipulation through organizational and technical measures. Your personal data are treated in complete confidentiality by the persons authorised to do so and only for achieving the required purpose.
However, you should be aware that nowadays, there is a real risk of leaks of personal data.
In the event of an accidental or malicious leak, and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Climate Action Network International undertakes to notify the problem directly to the Data Protection Authority.
Your rights regarding your personal data
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is effective since May 2018 in Germany, stipulates that when using your personal data, you have certain rights at any times:
- Right to erase your data
- Right to data portability
- Right to access your data
- Right to rectify your data
- Right to restrict processing
- Right of opposition
In accordance with Article 12 of the GDPR, to exercise your rights, you must contact the entity responsible for processing your personal data in writing, electronically or orally. A copy of your identity card is also required and will not be valid orally.
As from the date of receipt of your request, the controller of your personal data must inform you of the measures relating to your case within a maximum period of one month. It should be noted that in some cases where the request is more complex, the response time can be extented to three months. If the latter situation arises, you should be informed and the data controller should contact you to explain the reasons for the extension.
If the entity in charge of processing your personal data does not accept your request, it must inform you of the reasons for its refusal within a period of one month from the date of receipt of your request.
You then have the possibility to file a judicial appeal by filing a complaint with the Data Protection Authority (DPA).
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How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
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