Privacy Policy

This website has been realised in the framework of the European research project „RethinkAction - Cross-sectoral planning decision-making platform to foster climate action“. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101037104.

The project partner Climate Media Factory is in charge of the website realisation.

Climate Media Factory UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 83
14471 Potsdam

Commercial Register: HRB 24590 P
Registration court: Amtsgericht Potsdam

Represented by
Dr. Bernd Hezel

Phone: +49 331 287 994 51
E-mail: info(at)

Sales tax identification number according to Sect. 27 a of the Sales Tax Law:
DE 279271100

Liability for Links

Our offer includes links to external third-party websites. We have no influence on the contents of those websites, therefore we cannot guarantee for those contents. Providers or administrators of linked websites are always responsible for their own contents.

The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.


Contents and compilations published on these websites by the providers are subject to German copyright laws. Reproduction, editing, distribution as well as the use of any kind outside the scope of the copyright law require a written permission of the author or originator. Downloads and copies of these websites are permitted for private use only. The commercial use of our contents without permission of the originator is prohibited.

Copyright laws of third parties are respected as long as the contents on these websites do not originate from the provider. Contributions of third parties on this site are indicated as such. However, if you notice any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.



This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

Anonymous Registration

When you visit our website, our web server temporarily saves the connection data of your computer; the pages you call up; the date and the duration of your visit; the data of the browser and operating system you use as well as the website you come from. This information is used for statistical purposes. Beyond this, personal details such as your name, address, phone number or e-mail account are not registered which means that every user is anonymous on our website.

Browsing data 

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website collect several personal data during normal use, which are implicitly transmitted through Internet communication protocols. Due to its very nature, this information may allow to identify users through the processing of and association with data held by third parties. 

This category of data includes: IP addresses or domain names of computers utilized by users who are connected to the site, URI – Uniform Resource Identifier – addresses of the resources requested, time of request, method used to submit the request to the server, size of the file obtained in response, numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the operating system and the computer or device of the user. 

This information is only required for obtaining anonymous statistics regarding use of the website and for verifying if the website is functioning properly. The information could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event that any IT crimes are committed against the website.

Data voluntarily provided by the user 

Sending e-mails in an optional, explicit, and voluntary manner to the addresses listed on this site will subsequently lead to the acquisition of the sender’s address, which is required for responding to requests, along with any other personal data included in the message. 

These data, as well, are only used to perform the service or assistance requested and are disclosed to third parties only if necessary for this purpose. 


Technical Cookies 

These cookies are used to carry out the browsing process or provide a service requested by the user. They are not used for any other purpose and are normally installed directly by the data controller of the website. Without the use of these cookies, some procedures may not be able to be completed or would be more complex and/or less secure, such as home banking activities (viewing your bank account, performing money transfers, paying bills, etc.), for which cookies are essential, since they allow to identify the user and maintain the user’s identification within the session.

Third Party Cookies 

When a user visits the website, cookies might be saved that are not controlled by the owner of the Website but that refer to third parties. This information is completely handled and controlled by these third parties as described in their own cookies policy. 

As for this website, there is one type of cookies that refers to third parties and, therefore, falls under the direct and exclusive responsibility of the third party controller.  

Widgets are all those graphical components of the user interface of a program, which have the purpose of facilitating user interaction with the program itself (such as Twitter cookies). 

Users who do not wish to receive third party cookies on their devices must proceed through the informational documents and the consent forms set forth by said third parties. 

The following are links that involve the website: 

  1. Youtube: 
  2. LinkedIn: 
  3. Facebook: 
  4. Twitter: 
  5. Instagram: 


Email Marketing

We may use Your Personal Data to contact You with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to You. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from Us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email We send or by contacting Us.

We may use Email Marketing Service Providers to manage and send emails to You.

  1. CleverReach
    Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at


GDPR Privacy

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under GDPR

We may process Personal Data under the following conditions:

  1. Consent: You have given Your consent for processing Personal Data for one or more specific purposes.
  2. Performance of a contract: Provision of Personal Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with You and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  3. Legal obligations: Processing Personal Data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Company is subject.
  4. Legitimate interests: Processing Personal Data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Company.

In any case, the Company will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Your Rights under the GDPR

The Company undertakes to respect the confidentiality of Your Personal Data and to guarantee You can exercise Your rights.

You have the right under this Privacy Policy, and by law if You are within the EU, to:

  1. Request access to Your Personal Data. The right to access, update or delete the information We have on You. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of Your Personal Data directly within Your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact Us to assist You. This also enables You to receive a copy of the Personal Data We hold about You.
  2. Request correction of the Personal Data that We hold about You. You have the right to have any incomplete or inaccurate information We hold about You corrected.
  3. Object to processing of Your Personal Data. This right exists where We are relying on a legitimate interest as the legal basis for Our processing and there is something about Your particular situation, which makes You want to object to our processing of Your Personal Data on this ground. You also have the right to object where We are processing Your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.
  4. Request erasure of Your Personal Data. You have the right to ask Us to delete or remove Personal Data when there is no good reason for Us to continue processing it.
  5. Request the transfer of Your Personal Data. We will provide to You, or to a third-party You have chosen, Your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only applies to automated information which You initially provided consent for Us to use or where We used the information to perform a contract with You.
  6. Withdraw Your consent. You have the right to withdraw Your consent on using your Personal Data. If You withdraw Your consent, We may not be able to provide You with access to certain specific functionalities of the Service.


Exercising of Your GDPR Data Protection Rights

You may exercise Your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by contacting Us. Please note that we may ask You to verify Your identity before responding to such requests. If You make a request, We will try our best to respond to You as soon as possible.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about Our collection and use of Your Personal Data. For more information, if You are in the European Economic Area (EEA), please contact Your local data protection authority in the EEA.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

By email: