Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for re:Gaia Connect

At re:Gaia Connect, accessible from https://connect.regaia.org (and all related URLs), one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by re:Gaia Connect and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at our contact form.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

re:Gaia Connect legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • re:Gaia Connect needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given re:Gaia Connect permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in re:Gaia Connects legitimate interests
  • re:Gaia Connect needs to comply with the law

re:Gaia Connect will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

Log Files

re:Gaia Connect follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, re:Gaia Connect uses 'cookies'. 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 optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

The following Cookies are used on our website:

  • SUL - this is used to save the selected language so it can be restored on the next visit.
  • osclass - this is the session cookie used to handle login and security information.
  • _PK - this is the tracking cookie used to analyze visitor browsing behavior. This Cookie is optional and might be blocked by an ad-blocked. Please note that our servers do respect the "Do not track" flag sent by the browser.
  • _cf - this is a 3rd party Cookie from our Content Delivery Network provider. It's required for security purposes.
  • qos_token - this is a 3rd party Cookie from OpenStreetMaps.

Tracking

The following information will be tracked, in case tracking is enabled in the browser and our tracker won't be blocked:

  • User IP address (IP anonymisation with the last octet removed)

  • Date and time of the request

  • Title of the page being viewed (Page Title)

  • URL of the page being viewed (Page URL)

  • URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page (Referrer URL)

  • Screen resolution being used

  • Time in local user’s timezone

  • Files that were clicked and downloaded (Download)

  • Links to an outside domain that were clicked (Outlink)

  • Pages generation time (the time it takes for webpages to be generated by the webserver and then downloaded by the user: Page speed)

  • Location of the user: country, region, city, approximate latitude and longitude (Geolocation based on the first three octets of the user IP)

  • Main Language of the browser being used (Accept-Language header)

  • User Agent of the browser being used (User-Agent header)

  • Browser, operating system, device used (desktop, tablet, mobile, tv, cars, console, etc.), brand and model

  • Some information is also stored in first party cookies and then collected:

  • Random unique Visitor ID

  • Time of the first visit for this user

  • Time of the previous visit for this user

  • Number of visits for this user

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of re:Gaia Connect.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on re:Gaia Connect, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that re:Gaia Connect has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Pary Privacy Policies

re:Gaia Connect's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

re:Gaia Connect does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in re:Gaia Connect. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.