GDPR

who we are

The address of our website is: https://citizensclimateinitiative.eu 

You can find out who we are in our Impressum including our contact address.

The purpose of our collaboration and this website is to support our campaign for a European Citizen Initiative, which will last until the 6th of May 2020.

which data relating to persons we collect and why

online signature collection

If you support our initiative you are using a seperate signature collection system which is certified by the European Commission and the data collected there will only be used for validating your support of the initiative by your national voting commission. More information about the online signature collection see https://eci.ec.europa.eu/007/public/#/privacy

mail contact

If you contact us we will store the information you gave us in order to be able to process your request using an e-mail system. 

social plugins

If you share content from our initiative using social media some information may be collected by those platforms:

facebook

We embed Facebook Comments plugin to allow you to leave comment at our website using your Facebook account. This plugin may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the commenting interface, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the interface (such as “liking” someone’s comment, replying to other comments), if you are logged into Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

twitter

We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update

linkedin

We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

analytics

We use Google Analytics to improve the website in relation to the relevance for you. With a campaign spanning all 28 countries of the European Union and support 24 official languages insights into the basic usability of our website is crucial. Google automatically collect and store certain information in their server logs which includes device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google Account, in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy 

with whom we share your data

We will share the information only with those who need to know about the information we collect. We will not share this information with third parties not related to the European Citizen Initiative.

how long we store the information

We will store the information until the European Citizen Initiative is concluded and all legal responsibilities and liabilities have been concluded. We expect this to be for maximum 5-10 years after the end of the European Citizen Initiative. Some data, especially your support of the initiative by using the online signature collection system will be only stored for a few month exceeding the end of the signature collection period. 

what rights you have on your data

Data we got from you when contacting us will be deleted immediately if it is not relevant for the European Citizen Initiative. If it is relevant and you want to correct information transferred, please send us an update using the same contact address. 

Logfile data cannot be changed or deleted for technical reasons. Google analytics insights will be deleted as soon as not relevant anymore.

when we send data to third parties

We do not intend to send data to third parties. However, for technical reasons we might use external services for spam detection or analytics of attacks on our system (if any happen).