Civil Society Networking

Eastern Partnership countries, Russia and Germany

Who we are

The address of our website is: http://oepr-partnerschaft.de.

The Wechange eG, based in Berlin, is responsible for the website.

 

What personal data do we collect and why we collect it

Application

When visitors write an application on the website, we collect the data which is written in the form, as well as the IP-address of the visitor and the User-Agent-String (with which the browser is identified), to support the recognition of spam.

An anonymised character chain can be created (also called Hash) and passed on to the Gravatar-Service, in order to check if you use it. The privacy policy of the Gravatar Service can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

Conference Registration

When visitors write a conference registration on the website, we collect the data which is written in the form, as well as the IP-address of the visitor and the User-Agent-String (with which the browser is identified), to support the recognition of spam.

An anonymised character chain can be created (also called Hash) and passed on to the Gravatar-Service, in order to check if you use it. The privacy policy of the Gravatar Service can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

Media

If you are a registered user and upload photos on this website, you should avoid uploading photos with an EXIF-GPS-Location. Visitors to this website could download photos that are saved on this website and extract their location information.

Cookies

If you write an application or a conference registration on our website, that may consent to your name, e-mail address and website to be saved in cookies. The consent to save takes place by clicking on the corresponding box. These cookies will be saved for one year. In case you have an account and register on the website, we will install a temporary cookie, in order to confirm, whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is deleted once you close your browser. When you log in, we will install several cookies, in order to save your registration information and display options. Login cookies expire after two days and cookies for display options after one year. In case you choose the option “Stay logged in” whilst registering, your login will be maintained for two weeks. By logging out, the log in cookies are deleted. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and indicates only the contribution ID of the article, that you have just edited. The cookie expires after a day.

Embedded Content from other Websites

Posts on this website can contain embedded content (for instance, videos, photos, blog posts etc.) Embedded content from other websites behave in the same way as if the visitor would have visited the other website. These websites can collect data about you, use cookies, install additional tracking services from third parties and record your interaction with this embedded content, including your interaction with the embedded content, in case you have an account and are registered on the website.

Analytics

We currently use Matomo as an analytic tool. The data from analytics remain in the Wechange eG and will not be passed on to third parties.

With whom do we share your data

The obtained data from the application and conference registration may be temporarily shared with paid staff, who are helping to organise the Wechange Conference.

How long we save your data

If you complete an application/a conference registration, they will be, including metadata, for a limited period (up to a year after the conference) saved. For users, who register on the website, we additionally save personal information which you enter in your users’ profile. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time.

What rights you have regarding your data

When you have entered data on this website, you can request an export of your personal data, including all data you have shared with us. Furthermore, you can request the deletion of all personal data, which we have saved from you. This does not include data, which we have to store on the basis of administrative, legal or security-related necessity.

Legal Measures

The user’s personal data can be used for the purposes of law enforcement as part of or in preparation for court cases, which results in the fact that this website or the services belonging to it are not used according to the outlined rules.

The user declares themselves aware of the fact that the provider may be forced to surrender personal data by the authorities.

Further information about user’s personal data

In addition to the information found in the privacy policy, on request, the website can provide further context-related information, which relates to the collection and processing of personal data.

Information not included in this privacy policy

Further information regarding the collection or processing of personal data can be requested from the contacts detailed at any time.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page and possibly within this Website and/or – as far as technically and legally feasible – sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the Owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically through this Website (or third-party services employed in this Website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

User

The individual using this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Website. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Website.

This Website (or this Application)

The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.

Service

The service provided by this Website as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookies

Small sets of data stored in the User’s device.

Legal information

This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).

This privacy policy relates solely to this Website, if not stated otherwise within this document.

This is a translation of the German original. In case of conflict between the English translation and the German original, the original has precedence.