Information on the processing of collected data
The Climate Alliance European Secretariat coordinates network activities and communication with the members, the Executive Board and the National Coordination Offices. It is spread over two locations, with its headquarters in Frankfurt and an extension in Brussels, serving as our centre for European policy work. The European Secretariat carries out projects with and for member cities, often in cooperation with the National Coordination Offices, is responsible for the annual International Conference and General Assembly. In addition, the Secretariat coodinates the office of the Covenant of Mayors on Climate and Energy in cooperation with several other city networks.
This website has been compiled with the utmost care. Nevertheless, the Climate Alliance gives no guarantee that the information provided is current, accurate, complete or error-free. Climate Alliance accepts no liability for damage or loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of this website, provided it has not been caused intentionally or by gross negligence. Climate Alliance expressly reserves the right to modify, append and delete the website in part or in whole without prior notice, or to halt publication completely or for a limited period.
When forms are used, e.g. for participation in events or contact forms, salutation, surname, first name, e-mail address and any other data necessary for the purpose of processing are processed. For further information on the processing of your data in connection with forms, please refer to the respective website on which the form is provided. The transmission to the Climate Alliance takes place by means of an SSL-encrypted connection, so that an unauthorized knowledge is substantially impeded.
Temporary session cookies are eventually used each time you view an individual page, to make navigation easier. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in your browser cache. Session cookies do not include any personal data and expire at the end of each session, or after the completion of a user survey, which is conducted as a rule every two years. We do not use methods such as Java applets or ActiveX controls that make it possible to track your browsing behaviour.
Recipients of personal data
The use of the information offered about the POWER Conference is generally possible without the disclosure of personal information. Data collected in the course of the registration will be stored, used only within the framework of the respective event and in this context passed on to the POWER consortium partners. It will not be passed on to third parties outside the conference organisation.
Social plug-ins from Facebook
Social plug-ins from Twitter
(1) We may have YouTube videos integrated into our online offer that are stored on www.YouTube.com and that can be played directly from our website. All of these are integrated in the "expanded data protection mode", i.e. so that no data concerning you as user will be transmitted to YouTube if you do not play the videos. Only when you play the videos will the data named in 10 a) (2) be transmitted. We cannot influence this data transmission. (2) By your visit to the website, YouTube will be informed that you have called the corresponding sub-page of our website. The data named in § 3 of this statement will be transmitted as well. This is done no matter if YouTube provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned to your account directly. If you do not wish assignment to your profile at YouTube, you need to log out before you activate the button. YouTube will store your data as usage profiles and use them for the purpose of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such evaluation shall specifically take place (even for users who are not logged in) in order to render demand-oriented advertisements and in order to inform other users of the social network of your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the generation of these user profiles. In order to exercise these, you must contact YouTube. (3) We use the service within our online offer based on a legitimate interest, i.e. in analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online offer. The legal basis is sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. (4) Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by YouTube is available in the data protection statement. It also contains further information on your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
Retention of data
Personal data are regularly, though at the latest by 31.12.2019, deleted when they are no longer needed for contractual purposes (e.g. for employment, top-ups, rental, sale or service contracts), when the individuals concerned have not given any separate authorization and when statutory data storage obligations and periods have expired.
Use of jQuery
This website partially uses jQuery technologies, which, for example, optimise the loading speed. In this respect, program libraries of Google servers are called. The CDN (Content delivery network) of Google is used. If you used jQuery on a different page of Google before, your browser will use the copy stored in your cache. If this does not apply, it must be downloaded, which means that data from your browser will reach Google Inc. ("Google"). Your data will be transmitted to the USA. For more details, see: https://developers.google.com/speed/libraries/#jquery and the data protection provisions of google.de.
Web analysis with Google Analytics
Use of web fonts
a) These websites use external fonts called Google Fonts. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. ("Google"). These web fonts are integrated by a server call, usually concerning a server of Google in the USA. This informs the server of which of our websites you have visited. The IP address of the browser of the end device of the visitor of these websites is also stored by Google. b) When calling up a site, your browser will load the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to properly display texts and fonts. Web fonts are used in the interest of consistent and attractive display of our online offer. c) This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. d) For more information, see the data protection notes of Google, which you can call up here: https://fonts.google.com/about and www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
Reference to user rights
You are entitled to object to data processing, to enquire about your personal data and its processing and to have this corrected if necessary, or to request restriction of processing or the erasure of the data. The data will then be erased.
If you have any questions or complaints about this website, please contact the Climate Alliance data protection officer ( Wolfgang Hofstetter, w.hofstetter(at)klimabuendnis.org). You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible data protection supervisory authority. The responsible authority in this case is the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI).