EA – Environmental Action is responsible for collecting, processing, and using your personal data in compliance with applicable data protection laws on the website swissclimate.earth.
We understand the importance of privacy and data collection, and we are committed to providing you with a positive experience while keeping your personal data strictly confidential and not selling it.
When you visit our site, our servers temporarily store technical data without your intervention, which is typically collected in the log file with every connection to a web server. This data includes the:
We collect and process this data to enable the use of our website, ensure system security and stability over the long term, optimize our internet presence, and for internal statistical purposes. We have a legitimate interest in processing this data to provide you with a functional website.
When you subscribe to receive our email updates, we require your email address so that we can keep you informed about our initiative. We will only use this information to deliver our email updates to you if you have given us your consent. You may unsubscribe from our email updates at any time by contacting us at the provided email address, and we will promptly remove your email from our mailing list.
When you use our contact form, we may collect personal information from you, such as your name, email address, and any other details you provide. We collect this information to respond to your inquiry and provide you with the best possible service. We do not share your personal information with any third parties without your express consent, except where required by law. We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law.
Cookies are small files that are automatically saved on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our website, and they help make your visit more enjoyable, easier, and more meaningful. Our website uses three types of cookies:
While most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can configure your browser to reject cookies or receive a notification when a new cookie is received. However, please note that disabling cookies may limit your ability to use all features of our website.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes described above and for further processing in line with our legitimate interests. Contractual data will be kept for a longer period of time as required by statutory obligations. Accounting, civil and tax laws may require that business communications, completed contracts, and accounting records be retained for up to 10 years.
We will only disclose your personal information to third parties if you have provided express consent, if we are legally required to do so, or if it is necessary to enforce our rights, particularly in relation to claims arising from a contractual relationship. Additionally, we may share your data with third parties as necessary to use our website and execute contracts (including outside the website).
We have included links on our website. If you follow these links from our website, it is possible that your information may be shared with the owner of the website or application you are accessing. We also use social plugins such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. We have no control over the information collected by these platforms. Therefore, we recommend that you review their respective privacy policies before accessing these social media platforms.
We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal information stored with us against unauthorized access, manipulation, partial or complete loss. It is important to treat your access data confidentially and to close the browser window when you have finished communicating with us, particularly if you share your computer, tablet, or smartphone with others.
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service, to improve and optimize our website for your use. Cookies are also used in this process. The information collected through cookies about your website usage is transmitted to the service provider’s servers, where it is stored and processed for us. In addition, we may also receive the following information:
This information is used to evaluate website usage, create reports on website activity, and provide additional services related to website usage and internet research. It may also be disclosed to third parties if required by law or for data processing purposes.
Google Inc, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc based in the US, provides Google Analytics. Before any data collected on this website within the EU/EEA or Switzerland is sent to Google, IP addresses are anonymized through “anonymizeIP.” Your browser transmits the anonymous IP address. Google Analytics data is not combined with other Google data. In certain situations, the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and then shortened there. In such cases, we guarantee that Google Inc. maintains an adequate level of data protection. Google Inc. assures that under no circumstances will the IP address be combined with other data related to you.
For more information about the web analysis service we use, visit the Google Analytics website. To prevent your data from being processed by this service, visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
You have the right to access, correct, delete, and restrict the processing of your personal data, as well as the right to data portability. You can request information about the personal data we have stored about you and have incorrect data corrected or your personal data deleted, provided that there is no legal obligation to retain the data or legal basis for further processing it.
Additionally, you may request that we transfer the data you provided to us to a third party of your choice, in a commonly used file format. To exercise these rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may require proof of your identity to process your request.
Depending on the data protection laws that apply, these rights may vary in their extent and scope. If you have concerns about how we process your data, you may also have the right to file a complaint with the relevant data protection authority in your country.
Our website is subject to Swiss data protection laws, including the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP) and the Ordinance to the Federal Act on Data Protection (OFADP). These laws govern the collection, use, and storage of personal data and ensure that your privacy rights are protected. We are committed to complying with these laws and maintaining the confidentiality and security of your personal data.
If you have any questions or comments about our legal notices or data protection, please contact us at email@example.com
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