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Privacy Policy

This Charter of Protection of Personal Data aims to inform you of how your personal data is processed when you visit thegreendiplomacy.orgwebsite, managed by the Global Pact Coalition (the “Site”).

We would like you to understand the nature of the personal information we collect, the way we use it, with whom we share it, how we endeavor to protect it, how you can access and/or amend it, and how to contact us if you have any questions.

This document also aims to communicate to you all the information imposed by Article 32 of the Data Protection Act and by Article 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27th, 2016 relating to the protection of physical persons with regard to the processing of personal data and to freedom of movement of these data (“GDPR”).

Finally, we draw your attention to the fact that we may need to make changes to this document, notably to comply with any new regulations or to adapt it to our practices.


The collection and use of your personal data


1. Controller

The information collected from the « Site » through the various forms which collect personal data is subject to digital data processing, the controller of which is the Global Pact Coalition.


2. Collection of your personal data via collection forms

Personal data refers to any information pertaining to an identified or identifiable individual, meaning a person who can be identified, directly or indirectly.

Personal data collected via forms include all or part of the following data:

  • Identification Data: Surname, first name, email, postal address, telephone numbers, and other data that might be included on registration forms, in accordance with the principles of pertinence, proportionality and minimization.
  • Professional data: Function.
  • Connection data: IP Address, logs, terminal identifiers, connection identifiers, timestamp information, etc.
  • Internet: Cookies, trackers, navigation data, audience measurements.

Fields with an asterisk (*) are required for your request to be treated by the Global Pact Coalition.


3. Purpose(s) of processing personal data and legal bases

Your data may be used by the Global Pact Coalition for:

  • Sending you the Pathway to the 2022 Declaration newsletter: the legal basis of this treatment is consent. This treatment is optional and applies only if you expressly agree to receive newsletters from the Pathway to the 2022 Declaration website.
  • Compiling statistics: the legal basis for this treatment is legitimate interest.
  • Managing requests to exercise personal rights (right of access, rectification, deletion, opposition, and portability): the legal basis for this treatment is legal obligation.
  • Justifying, in case of litigation, compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations: the legal basis for this treatment is legal obligation.

You may, at any time and free of charge, withdraw your consent to receive our newsletters by:

  • Clicking on the « unsubscribe » link included in each email we send you.
  • Contacting the Global Pact Coalition directly by email (contact@globalpactenvironment.org) or post (169 Rue de Rennes 75006 – Paris).


4. Recipients or categories of recipients of personal data

Recipients of personal data collected consist of the Global Pact staff and the software providers – for the purpose of recognition of parties involved in the exchange of dematerialized data.

Your data are transferred to subcontractors called upon by the controller as part of the performance of services. The controller ensures conformity with the requirements of data protection for all subcontracting companies with which it works.

The Global Pact Coalition may also disclose your personal information when such disclosure is necessary in order to:

  • Comply with the law (or a subpoena or court order).
  • Comply with legitimate requests from public and governmental authorities.
  • Prevent a crime or conduct an investigation, for example in case of fraud or identity theft.
  • Protect the rights, property or safety of the Global Pact Coalition, its users, or third parties.


5. Transfer of your data in a country located outside the European Union

Data transfer is understood to mean any communication, copy, or movement of personal data intended to be processed in a third country, or any data which a third party outside France can access.

In the event your data are transferred to the Global Pact Coalition partners located outside the European Union, the Global Pact Coalition guarantees:

  • To have collected all necessary authorizations from the competent authority to carry out said transfer.
  • That, whether the transfer is governed by the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission, by internal corporate rules (Binding Corporate Rules), or by ad hoc contractual clauses which the CNIL has previously recognized, the rules guarantee a sufficient level of protection of the privacy and fundamental rights of individuals.


6. Rights of individuals

You have a right of access, rectification, deletion, and portability of your data.

You can also request the limitation of the processing of data about you or oppose such processing.

You have the right to inform the Global Pact Coalition of your instructions regarding the fate of your personal data in the event of your death.

Your rights may be exercised with the Global Pact Coalition by email at contact@globalpactenvironment.org or, if you have accepted that your data be communicated to the Global Pact Coalition partners, with each partner directly.

The Global Pact Coalition reserves the right to require payment of « reasonable fees » related to administrative costs incurred in providing information if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. We will strive to respond to your requests within the time limits required by the “GDPR”.

To protect your privacy and ensure your security, we will also take reasonable measures to verify your identity before allowing you to access, correct, change, or delete your personal information. Any request may therefore need to be accompanied by a copy of your identity card.

In the event your rights are not respected, you can file a claim with the CNIL.


7. Data security and confidentiality

We have put in place organizational and technical security measures to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your personal data. These include administrative, organizational, technical, and physical precautions designed to protect your personal data from loss, theft, unauthorized access, unauthorized transmission, modification, or destruction.

In all cases, the Global Pact Coalition will take security measures appropriate to the nature of the data collected.

The collected data are stored in a confidential manner and protected at a very high level of security. The servers where these data are stored conform to security standards currently in force. They are protected against cyber attacks and physical attacks.

However, despite these efforts, the Global Pact Coalition cannot guarantee the infallibility of this protection because risks may inevitably arise during the transmission of personal data.


8. Duration of retention of personal data

The Global Pact Coalition preserves your personal data only for the time needed to complete the operations for which they were collected, and in respect to the regulations in force.

Your data used for marketing activities are preserved until you request they be limited or deleted, and after a limit of three years from the time of their collection by the Global Pact Coalition or of the last contact entered into with the Global Pact for the Environment. At the end of this period, the data will be destroyed in accordance with the measures prescribed by the legislation in force.

Data making it possible to trace the collection of your consent are stored by the Global Pact Coalition for a maximum period of 5 years in order to, if necessary, provide evidence of your consent.

Some data may be kept for a longer period of time for the management of claims and/or litigation and to meet our legal and regulatory obligations, or to respond to requests from competent authorities.


Regarding the placement of cookies and other trackers on your terminal


1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file that can be installed, depending on your preferences, on a dedicated area of your computer’s hard drive when you consult an online web page via your web browser. A cookie file allows its transmitter to identify the computer on which it is installed, for the duration of the cookie’s validity or until it is removed.

When consulting the « Site », your navigation information can be saved in these « cookies » installed on your terminal, subject to the choices that you have expressed regarding cookies, which you can modify at any time.

Cookies allow the « Site » thus to control, store and retrieve information about your browsing habits in order to obtain technical information about the navigability of the « Site ».

Cookies issued on the « Site » are used for the purposes described below for the duration of the validity of the cookie concerned, subject to your choices as a result of the parameters of the browser you used during your visit to the « Site », the settings of which you can modify at any time.

Cookies of corporate partners of the Global Pact Coalition (third party cookies) are likely to be placed on your computer (ex: Google Analytics).

Only the cookie’s issuer is predisposed to read or modify the information contained in a cookie. Different types of cookies are used by the Global Pact Coalition and its partners, for different purposes.


2. Type and purpose of cookies

Depending on their status and purpose, different types of cookies exist, which are listed below:

  • Technical cookies and functionality cookies
  • These cookies are necessary for the functioning of our « Site » and essential in order for you to navigate and use the features of our « Site », such as accessing secure areas. These consist mainly of session cookies or connection cookies. These cookies:
    • Make it possible to memorize information relative to forms filled out by you on our « Site » (registration) or to services or information that you have chosen.
  • Analytical or audience measurement cookies
  • These are mainly cookies related to a visit to the « Site », cookies that analyze the origin of the visit, « Site » performance cookies, and statistical or analytical cookies.
  • These cookies allow us to recognize and track the number of visitors and sources of traffic, to measure and improve the performance of our « Site ». They help us understand why you encounter problems or receive errors on certain pages, should that occur, determine which pages are the most visited and least visited, analyze the navigation of visitors to the « Site », adapt and improve our « Site » to make it more useful and intuitive, and on the whole improve the user experience.
  • Third party cookies relating to behavioral advertising
  • These third-party cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to identify your preferences and your specific interests. They are used to determine the profile of the user in order to display real-time ads targeted to your interests. These cookies allow the content of advertisements to be personalized according to your preferences. They can come from third parties and may be placed while browsing the « Site ».
  • The objective is to present you with ads that are as pertinent and close to your interests as possible. To this end, cookie technology makes it possible to determine which advertising to display on a given terminal, based on recent navigation on one or more websites.


3. Cookies likely to be placed on the terminal of internet users navigating the « Site ».

The Global Pact Coalition uses Google Analytics (third party cookies) on the « Site ». This is an analysis service provided by Google, Inc. Through Google Analytics, the Global Pact Coalition analyses the interaction between you and the « Site », tracks your activity on the latter, and collects data on your browsing habits, to allow the Global Pact Coalition to measure the performance of the « Site ».

Google Analytics may also place behavioral advertising cookies (third-party cookies) on your terminal.

Google is a company located in the United States. Accordingly, the data processed by Google Analytics (including your IP address) may be transferred to the United States and stored on Google’s servers located there.

You can manage and block the processing of your personal data by Google Analytics by configuring the navigator used to access the « Site ». Click here for more information on Google Analytics.

In addition, you can disable Google Analytics. To do this, you must install an uninstall option. For more information about the uninstall option, click here.

With your consent, « Marketing » cookies may be deposited on your terminal. The purpose of these cookies is to display advertisements that are relevant and interesting to the individual user and therefore more valuable to third party publishers and advertisers. These cookies allow in particular to:

  • Estimate user bandwidth on pages with embedded YouTube videos.
  • Record a unique identifier to keep statistics on YouTube videos viewed by the user.
  • Store the user’s video playback preferences for embedded YouTube videos.


4. Management of your choices concerning cookies

You can freely choose at any time to express or modify your preferences in terms of cookies by the means described in this Charter.

The recording of a cookie on a terminal remains subordinate to the expression of the will of the user of the terminal, which the user can express and modify at any moment, free of charge, through the choices offered by the user’s browser software.

If you refuse the registration of cookies on your terminal, or if you delete those registered there, you may be unable to benefit from a number of functionalities which may be required in order for you to navigate certain parts of our « Site ». This is the case if we, or our service providers, are unable to recognize, for the purpose of technical compatibility, the type of browser used by your device, its language and display settings, or the country from which your device appears to be connected to the Internet.

In such cases, we assume no liability for consequences brought about by the impaired operation of our services, should it be impossible for us to register or view cookies required for our services to function and which you have refused or deleted. In the event you choose not to accept the reception of cookies on your terminal’s hard drive, the functioning of the « Site » may not be optimal from your terminal, notably in the process of loading (uploading/downloading) files.


4.1. Browser settings

To manage the activity of cookies, or to block or delete them, you need only to manage the settings of the browser used to access the « Site ». Otherwise, navigation on the « Site » implies your acceptance of the use of cookies in accordance with the contents of the present Charter. The configuration of each browser is different; below you will find an explanation of how to configure the most commonly used ones. For illustrative purposes, and with no guarantee of functionality, you can find instructions for different browsers at the following internet addresses (temporary or permanent):

PC browsers:

  • Internet Explorer™: click here for instructions.
  • Mozilla Firefox™: click here for instructions.
  • Google Chrome™: click here for instructions.
  • Apple Safari™: click here for instructions.
  • Opera™: click here for instructions.
  • Others: If the browser you use is not on this list, go directly to your browser’s help menu to learn how to configure it.

Browsers on mobile devices:

  • IOS: click here for instructions.
  • Android: click here for instructions.
  • Windows Phone: click here for instructions.
  • Others: If the browser you use is not on this list, go directly to your browser’s help menu to learn how to configure it.


4.2. Cookie management solutions: cookie settings

If you do not want the Global Pact Coalition or its partners to register any or certain cookies, you can inform us about your choices:

  • By refusing them completely by clicking on the link « Deny all cookies » within the Cookie Banner.
  • By configuring them in the « Management of Services » module located at the bottom of the website.


5. Duration of retention

Cookies registered on your device are preserved for a maximum period of thirteen months from the moment they are first registered (following your expression of consent). Once the retention period expires, the cookies are deleted.