Who we are

The address of our website is: http://civilsocietycooperation.net.

Responsible for the site is Wechange eG with headquarters in Berlin.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Application

When visitors write an application on the site, we collect the information displayed in this form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and user-agent string (which identifies the browser) to assist in detecting spam.

When visitors write an application on the site, we collect the information displayed in this form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and user-agent string (which identifies the browser) to assist in detecting spam.Your email address can be used to create an anonymous string (also called a hash) and send it to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

Conference registration

When visitors write a conference registration on the site, we collect the information displayed in this form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and user agent string (which identifies the browser) to help detect spam.

Your email address can be used to create an anonymous string (also called a hash) and send it to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

Media

If you are a registered user and upload photos to this site, you should avoid uploading photos with an EXIF GPS location. Visitors to this site may download photos stored on this site and extract their location information.

Cookies

When you write an application or conference registration on our website, this may be a consent to store your name, e-mail address and website in cookies. The consent to the storage is given by ticking the appropriate box. These cookies are stored for one year.

If you have an account and log on to this website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal information and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set some cookies to store your login information and display options. Login cookies expire after two days and display option cookies expire after one year. If you select “Stay signed in” when you sign in, your sign-in will be maintained for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookies are deleted.

When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is stored in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal information and only refers to the post ID of the article you are editing. The cookie expires after one day.

Embedded content from other websites

Contributions on this website may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, pictures, articles etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These sites may collect information about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking services, and record your interaction with that embedded content, including your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged on to that site.

Analysis Services

We currently use the analysis service Matomo. The data of the analysis service remains within the Wechange eG and is not passed on to third parties.

With whom we share your data

The acquired data (application and conference registration) may be shared temporarily with honorary staff who are involved in the exchange conference.

How long we store your data

If you write an application / conference registration, it will be saved including metadata for a limited period of time (up to one year after the conference).

For users who register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time.
What rights you have to your data

 

What rights you have to your data

If you have entered data on this website, you can request an export of your personal data from us, including all the data you have given us. In addition, you can request the deletion of all personal data that we have stored about you. This does not include data that we are required to keep due to administrative, legal or security requirements.

Legal measures

The user’s personal data may be processed by the provider for the purposes of legal enforcement within or in preparation of legal proceedings arising from the improper use of this website or related services.
The user declares to be aware that the provider could be obliged by the authorities to release personal data.

Further information about the user’s personal data

In addition to the information listed in this privacy policy, this website may provide the user, upon request, with other contextual information relating to specific services or to the collection and processing of personal data.

Information not included in this privacy policy

Further information on the collection or processing of personal data can be requested from the provider at any time via the contact details listed.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

This website does not support “Do Not Track” requests by web browsers.
Users can find out whether integrated third-party services support the Do Not Track protocol by referring to the privacy policy of the respective service.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The provider reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by informing its users on this page and, if applicable, via this website and/or – as far as technically and legally possible – by sending a message to the users via one of the contact details available to the provider. Users are therefore advised to visit this page regularly and to check the date of the last change indicated at the bottom of the page.

Insofar as changes affect data use based on the user’s consent, the provider will – if necessary – obtain a new consent.
Definitions and legal information

Definitions and legal information

Personal data (or data)

All information by which, directly or in connection with further information, the identity of a natural person is or can be determined.

Usage data

Information that this website (or third party services that this website uses) automatically collects, such as: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers of users who use this website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the response file received, the numeric code indicating the status of the server response (successful result, error, etc.), the date and time of the request, the type of service requested, the type of service requested, the type of service requested, the type of service provided, the type of service provided, and so on. the country of origin, the functions of the browser and operating system used by the user, the various time data per call (e.g. how much time was spent on each page of the application) and information on the path followed within an application, in particular the order of the pages visited, as well as other information on the operating system of the device and/or the user’s IT environment.

User

The person using this website, who, unless otherwise specified, is the same as the person concerned.

Person concerned

The natural person to whom the personal data refer.

Processor (or data processor)

Natural or legal person, authority, body or other entity that processes personal data on behalf of the controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Person responsible (or provider, in some cases also owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data and the means used for this purpose, including the security measures relating to the operation and use of this website. Unless otherwise specified, the person responsible is the natural or legal person through whom this website is offered.

This website (or this application)

The hardware or software tool used to collect and process the user’s personal data.

Service

The service offered through this website, as described in the relevant terms of use (if any) and on this page/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise indicated, all references in this document to the European Union refer to all current Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area (EEA).

Cookie

Small file that is stored on the user’s device.

Legal notice

This privacy statement has been drawn up on the basis of provisions of various legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR).

This privacy statement applies exclusively to this website, unless otherwise stated in this document.