Our Privacy Policy aims to inform you regarding the processing of personal data when you use the UCCRN_edu website. For us, your personal is of utmost importance, and we strive to meet all applicable EU data protection requirements and to ensure a high level of personal data protection.

The UCCRN_edu website is developed by UCCRN EUROPEAN HUB.

Data Controller

The data controller of the UCCRN_edu website is UCCRN EUROPEAN HUB. The Partners of the UCCRN EUROPEAN HUB are acting as joint data controllers since they are determining the purposes and the means of processing.

Collected informations

  • We may collect your e-mail address when you subscribe to our Newsletter, website updates or e-learning platform;
  • We may also collect your personal data (name, email, phone number, affiliation and message itself) if you contact us via the contact forms in our website. We will use it to reply to your initial message and send updates about uccrn events, courses and informations. Data can be put in our Mailchimp database, which is the data processor we use to send newsletters.

In both cases, you must provide your explicit and informed consent which is the legal basis on which we process your personal data, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Your consent is voluntary but necessary to receive our Newsletter and to contact us via the contact form.

You may withdraw your consent at any time. You can withdraw your consent at any time by sending an e-mail to uccrnedu@gmail.com.

Data use

  • If you subscribed to the our newsletter and website updates: to regularly send you the UCCRN_edu Newsletter until you unsubscribe. You may also receive email from us with questions and information about your subscription to our Website updates;
  • If you contact us via the contact form: to answer questions received via the UCCRN_edu contact form.
  • If you subscribe to our Elearning platform to send course updates.

We will use personal information only for the purpose it was originally collected for, and we will delete personal information if you withdraw your consent.

Data sharing

The information collected from the UCCRN_edu website may, when necessary, be shared with the UCCRN_edu partner and potentially also with the European Commission when reporting UCCRN_edu results. We will only share your personal data when strictly necessary. Where possible, data will be anonymized and/or aggregated.

Data can be also shared with Google Ireland Limited, Mailchimp (see detailed information about data processing).

We do not intend to send your personal data to any third parties. In case any transfer of personal data outside the EEA would occur, we assure you that we will only do so in accordance with either Art. 45 GDPR (on the basis of an adequacy decision) or Art. 46 GDPR (appropriate safeguards in place).

User Data is collected to enable the Owner to provide the Service, comply with legal obligations, respond to requests or enforcement actions, protect its rights and interests (or those of Users or third parties), detect any malicious or fraudulent activities, as well as for the following purposes: viewing content from external platforms, Statistics, Contacting the User, Registration and Authentication provided directly by this Application.

Detailed information about processing of Personal Data

Personal Data are collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Contacting the User through mailing list, newsletter or website updates: by registering to the mailing list, newsletter or website, the User’s email address is automatically added to a contact list to which email messages containing information, including information of a commercial and promotional nature, relating to this Application may be sent. The User’s email address may also be added to this list as a result of registering for this Application or after making a purchase. Personal Data Processed: email.
  • Statistics: the services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and serve to track User behavior. Google Analytics 4 (Google Ireland Limited): Google Analytics is a statistics service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this Application, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize ads in its ad network. In Google Analytics 4, IP addresses are used at the time of collection and then deleted before the data is recorded in any data center or server. To learn more, you can consult Google’s official documentation. For an understanding of Google’s use of data, please see Google’s Partner Policy. Personal Data Processed: Usage Data; Number of Users; Session Statistics; Tracking Tools. Place of Processing: Ireland – Privacy PolicyOpt Out.
  • Mailchimp: data processor used to collect information about users and periodically send newsletter – Privacy Policy
  • Registration and authentication provided directly by this Application (E-learning): by registering or authenticating, the User allows this Application to identify him/her and give him/her access to dedicated services such as the e-learning platform. Personal Data are collected and stored for registration or identification purposes only. The Data collected are only those necessary to provide the service requested by the User. Direct Registration (this Application) The User registers by filling in the registration form and providing his/her Personal Data directly to this Application. Personal Data processed: name, email, phone number and affiliation.
  • Displaying content from external platforms: This type of services allows you to display content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Application and interact with them. Such services are often referred to as widgets, which are small elements inserted into a website or application. They provide specific information or perform a particular function and often allow interaction with the user. This type of service may still collect data on web traffic related to the pages where the service is installed, even when users are not using it.
    • Font Awesome (Fonticons, Inc. ) Font Awesome is a font style display service operated by Fonticons, Inc. that allows this Application to integrate such content within its pages. Personal Data Processed: Usage Data; Tracking Tools. Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.
    • Google Fonts (Google Ireland Limited) Google Fonts is a font style display service operated by Google Ireland Limited that enables this Application to integrate such content within its pages. Personal Data Processed: Usage Data; Tracking Tools. Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy.
    • Youtube (Google Ireland Limited) YouTube is a video streaming platform that is part of Google and adheres to Google’s privacy principles and policies.


Like any other website, this website uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer when you visit our website. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimise the users’ experience by customising our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

  • Session cookies – they are temporary cookies that are stored on your device only for the time of you stay on the website. Once you close your browser, they are automatically deleted.
  • Permanent cookies – they are stored on the website for longer than the browsing session but not longer than 12 months and handle language settings.
  • First-party cookies – they are used for the performance of the site itself.
  • Third party cookies – they are used by third parties who operate on our website (social media or analytics partners).

At any time, you can set your browser to decline cookies, however, some of our website features may not function correctly as a result.

Data keeping time

We process and store personal data to send updates about uccrn climate events and courses. There is no expiry date, the data is deleted at the user’s request or when this data is no longer necessary for the above purposes.

Data storing

The personal data is stored in the UCCRN_edu database as long as you are subscribed for the UCCRN_edu newsletter and e-learning platform. After you unsubscribe, all personal data is immediately anonymised.

Data modification or deletion

In order to ask for modification or deletion of your data, you have to send a message to the following e-mail address uccrnedu@gmail.com.

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