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This website is managed and maintained by the Covenant of Mayors - Europe Office consortium of local and regional authorities’ networks, led by Energy Cities and Climate Alliance and composed of CEMR, EUROCITIES, FEDARENE and ICLEI Europe.

Legal disclaimer

The sole responsibility for the content of this webpage lies with the authors. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union. Neither the European Association for Creativity & Innovation nor the European Commission are responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

General data policy

Your personal data are confidential and will not be disclosed to third-parties without your consent, in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

"MyCovenant" data policy

Signatories and other members of the Covenant of Mayors should be granted access to the "MyCovenant" password-protected area of the website.

Please consult here the full data policy for MyCovenant.

How can you control your personal contact details?

You alone can choose to make your contact details appear on the Covenant of Mayors-Europe website in the following way:

      • Whenever you are asked to fill in your profile on the restricted area, look for the box that you can tick to indicate that you want this information to appear on the Covenant of Mayors - Europe website.

    • If you have previously agreed to display your personal information, you may change your mind at any time by unchecking the corresponding box(es).

Please make sure to inform us of your wishes for each contact detail you share with us.

How can you modify or delete your personal information?

You may update or delete your data and contact details at any time. You just need to login into the extranet and accordingly change your profile (under “My account” > “My team”).

Subscribers to our e-mail lists may terminate their subscriptions via a link at the bottom of each email sent from eumayors.eu.

How do we secure your personal data?

We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is safe. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of data, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Access to your personal data is subject to strict security controls like encryption and access control. We do not share your personal data with third parties without your prior consent.

Privacy of our email lists

We maintain e-mail lists to keep interested, eligible individuals informed about important topics, and individuals must affirmatively request to join them.

We configure our list server software to refuse to divulge the email addresses of our list subscribers to anyone other than those whom we authorize. We do not divulge any email address registered from the website.

However, we are not the author of this software, and are not responsible for any failures in the software to preserve subscriber anonymity.

Disclaimer

Responsibility for what is filled in the restricted area lies with each user. You alone are responsible for the content of your profile which is made visible on the Covenant of Mayors - Europe website. We are not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein. Hence we are not responsible for the actions of third parties, the content of their website, or any products or services they may offer.

 

Cookies policy

 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.

  • First party cookies are cookies set by the website you’re visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies.
  • Persistent cookies are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a session cookie, which is deleted when you quit your browser

When you visit the Covenant of Mayor’s websites and you have not accepted or refused cookies, you will be prompted to accept or refuse cookies.

The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (such as user name, language, etc.) for a certain period of time. That way, you don’t have to re-enter them when browsing around the site. Cookies can also be used to establish anonymised statistics about the browsing experience on our sites.

How do we use cookies?

Covenant of Mayors websites uses only “first-party cookies”. These are cookies set and controlled by the Covenant of Mayors, not by any external organisation. These cookies are used to store visitor preferences, make our websites operational and gather analytics data (about user behaviour).

The Covenant of Mayors websites use the following cookies:

  • cb-enabled to determine if the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box. This cookie is retained for 1 year.
  • _pk_id# to collect anonymous website usage statistics. This cookie is retained for 1 year.
  • _pk_ses# to collect anonymous website usage statistics. This cookie is retained for 1 year.
  • ed3e2e5e5460c5b72cba896c22a5ff98 to store information for basic website functioning. This cookie is only retained for the browser session.

The website usage statistics are used purely for internal research on how we can improve the service we provide for all our users.The cookies simply assess how you interact with our website – as an anonymous user (the data gathered does not identify you personally).

Also, this data is not shared with any third parties or used for any other purpose. The anonymised statistics could be shared with contractors working on communication projects under contractual agreement with the Commission.

Our websites are using Google Maps. No personal information is shared and no third-party cookies (from Google) are used.

Contact us about our privacy policy

If you have any doubt or question regarding this privacy policy, please email us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..