SolarGeoeng handles personal data with care and acts within the limits of the law, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). SolarGeoeng is the responsible party within the meaning of the GDPR. SolarGeoeng. We want to be open and transparent about the way in which your data is processed by us. That is why we have explained this process in detail below. Our first priority is to comply at all times with the requirements set out in the GDPR.
This Privacy Statement applies to all website activities.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you sign, support or endorse our Open Letter on this site, or sign up for our newsletter, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us for this purpose. 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.
Opt-out and Right to be forgotten
We will have the above information collected and stored for as long as this initiative is functional. You can always request to have your data deleted by sending an e-mail to [email protected]
You can write to [email protected], to know about what information we have about you, in case you have opted-in in one of our forms, as well as to opt out of our list, or to request changes to their personal data.
You also have the “Right to be Forgotten” and can write to [email protected] to request that all your personal data as collected by SolarGeoeng is removed from all our records, if you have any in our records. If you do this, you would be withdrawing your public support for our initiative, as you would not be a signatory or endorser of the Open Letter anymore, in case this is the information you would like to be deleted.
The SolarGeoeng will notify authorities within 72 hours in case of any data breaches.
Visitors under the age of 13 (US) or 16 (EU & elsewhere) should not send personal information without their parent/guardian’s consent. If we have reason to believe that someone is underage and we have collected their personal information without proper consent, we will delete that information in a reasonable period of time.
Cookies and Session Tracking
We give the opportunity to supporters to to voluntarily share their email address and other personally identifiable information with us, because we cannot build momentum to ban Solar Geoengineering technologies without widespread support. All such information is collected and stored in a manner appropriate to the nature of the data.
SolarGeoeng makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry-accepted data collection and encryption methodologies. We use WordPress and Mailchimp as our service providers and you can read their privacy policies on their main websites. By default, WordPress or Mailchimp do not share any personal data with anyone.
We do not sell, trade, exchange, or reveal to anyone the specific or individual-level information in any data you provide us with.
SolarGeoeng does not sell or otherwise disclose user information outside the organization for commercial purposes. If you sign up to receive updates from SolarGeoeng or if you sign on to support any of our online petitions, such as the Open Letter, or actions, we commit to providing you with accurate and timely information about our initiative activities.
SolarGeoeng reserves the right to change its policy as necessary.