Your privacy and the protection of your personal data are a priority for us. We therefore ask you to read carefully our Privacy and Data Protection Policy where we describe who we are, for what purposes we treat your personal data, how we treat it, with whom we share it, for how long we keep it and how you can exercise your rights.
Urbem (“Urbem”, “we”, “our”) is a non-profit association that is on the process of being incorporated, consisting entirely of volunteers aiming to create spaces of city biodiversity, through the planting of urban forests, with the purpose of creating links between the community and nature and fostering sustainable living (our “Services”).
Urbem hereby undertakes to protect personal data of users of the Urbem website. Any personal data we gather is used to aid the provision of our services.
All personal information collected is safely stored and available only to volunteers whose tasks require access to such information. All Urbem volunteers are under obligation to respect the principles of privacy protection.
We only collect information about you if we have a reason to do so — for example, to provide our Services, to communicate with you, or to make our Services better.
We collect information that you provide to us directly. In order to use our services, we collect the following data:
We only collect and use the information about you for the following purposes:
A note here for those in the European Union about our legal grounds for processing information about you under EU data protection laws, which is that our use of your information is based on the grounds that:
(1) The use is necessary in order to fulfill our commitments to you under the applicable terms of service or other agreements with you or is necessary to administer your account — for example, in order to enable access to our website on your device or charge you for a paid plan; or
(2) The use is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation; or
(3) The use is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or those of another person; or
(4) We have a legitimate interest in using your information — for example, to provide and update our Services; to improve our Services so that we can offer you an even better user experience; to safeguard our Services; to communicate with you; to measure; to monitor and prevent any problems with our Services; and to personalize your experience; or
Your personal data will be processed in accordance with the terms and provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation – Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 (GDPR).
You should note that in certain cases (e.g. due to legal requirements), your request may not be fulfilled immediately. In any case, you will be informed without delay about the reasons why we did not comply with your request.
If you consider that, in the course of processing your personal data, we committed any violation of European Regulation on data protection and privacy, please do not hesitate to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally, you can file a complaint with your Personal Data Protection Agency.
The information in our Privacy and Data Protection Policy can be updated at any time, so we recommend that you consult this page regularly. Whenever our Privacy and Data Protection Policy changes, you will be informed when you visit our website.