Privacy Policy

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), acting as the secretariat for the Global EbA Fund, are committed to respecting your privacy in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. I declare:

  • I hereby authorise the treatment of my personal data (country and type of institution) under the “Support for the Implementation and Upscaling of Ecosystem-based Adaptation” Project, for reporting purposes;
  • The data collected will be used for reporting purposes under the “Support for the Implementation and Upscaling of Ecosystem-based Adaptation” Project and access will be granted to the project coordination team;
  • The data collected will be stored for up to 10 years.

The Global EbA Fund follows the IUCN Privacy Policy.

Our website address is: https://globalebafund.org.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

In certain circumstances, you give us information such as when you create an account on IUCN systems, fill forms on IUCN sites, subscribe for IUCN newsletters, register for events, visit IUCN premises, correspond with us by phone or email or otherwise. The information you give us may include your designation, name(s), gender, physical address, email address, telephone number, mobile number, date of birth, nationality, country of residence, personal description, biography, photograph, ID or passport information, language preference, job title, position, organisation, type of organisation, areas of expertise, role, emergency contact information, name and contact information of accompanying person(s), payment details, bank account details, credit card information or information relating to your work experience and job application details.

We automatically collect the following information from your visits to IUCN sites:

  • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or mobile device to the Internet, online identifiers, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and
  • information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from IUCN sites (including date and time).

In other circumstances you provide us with your personal information such as your names, address, email address, telephone and mobile number etc., when you apply for a Job, apply to become a Council or Commission Member, are invited to be an Event speaker or are a nominated candidate. As a potential IUCN Member applicant, you also provide us with the personal information of your representative(s).

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you fill in a contact form on this website, your personal data is captured and will be kept indefinitely. This information will not be used for marketing purposes.

Cookies

We use cookies for a number of purposes. Cookies help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse IUCN systems and sites and allow us to improve them. By continuing to browse IUCN systems and sites, you are agreeing to the use of cookies.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the system or site(s) in question.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), acting as the secretariat for the Global EbA Fund, are committed to respecting your privacy in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

How long we retain your data

We keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected or to comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. Any personal information provided to us by you is handled with due care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in any site/area-specific policies, or in ways to which you have not explicitly consented.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions are processed by third parties who process payments using accepted security standards. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our systems or sites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password(s) with anyone.

We are committed to ensuring a high level of protection of your personal information. We have put in place appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. While personal information stored by IUCN is secure, we cannot guarantee the security of any information during transmission from a user-system to when the personal information arrives into our system.

All IUCN employees, consultants and other IUCN external service providers who have access to your personal information or are involved in processing your personal information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of all such personal information and abide by applicable data protection principles.

Contact information

Contact Ali Raza Rizvi and Lis Bernhardt for more information.

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