Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how our organization, the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance e.V., uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Topics:

  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Marketing
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

The Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA) collects the following information on this website & during the application process for our membership:

During the application process we collect the following information from you:

  • Personal identification information (name, email address, phone number, etc.)
  • Company information (only when you apply for a company membership, company name, revenue, address and contact information)

On the website we only collect:

  • Your email address when you sign up for our newsletter
  • Your name & email address when you fill out the contact form, so we may contact you about your request
  • Your name, email, company information, phone number and company information when you sign up for one of our events

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA) with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Apply for a membership in our Alliance
  • Sign up for our newsletter
  • Voluntarily complete surveys or provide feedback on any of our communities or via email
  • Your contact information when you fill in our contact form
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies
  • Send one of us an email (we might collect your email and name in our Customer Relationship Management or Helpdesk systems)
  • You signup for one of our events

How will we use your data?

Our Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA) collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your membership application and review it for approval
  • Respond to your questions or contact requests
  • Send you a newsletter or surveys related to digital infrastructure, energy & sustainability
  • Email you about events as well process your registration

We will not share your contact information or personal data with our members unless you give us explicit permission to do so.

When you or your company apply for a membership, we may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent membership applications.

How do we store your data?

Our Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA) securely stores your data at:

  • Copper (Customer Relationship Management System), secured by two-factor authentication and only accessible to authorized employees
  • Google Suite (Drive, Mail, Forms and others), secured by two-factor authentication and only accessible to authorized employees
  • Integromat (your data may flow through this system as part of our process automation), secured by two-factor authentication and only accessible to authorized employees
  • Mailchimp (only when you sign up for our newsletter or become a member), secured by two-factor authentication and only accessible to authorized employees
  • Slack & Twist (only if you apply for a membership or send us a contact form request), secured by two-factor authentication and only accessible to authorized employees
  • Google Analytics (if you sign up for our newsletter or apply as a member, we may track identifiable information), secured by two-factor authentication and only accessible to authorized employees

Our Alliance will store your member information as long as you are a member of the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance e.V.
If you have signed up for our newsletter we will store your information until you opt-out/unsubscribe from our newsletter.
When you apply for a membership that is not accepted, we will delete your data within 1 week.
When you sent us a contact request, we will store your personal information for up to 1 year in our Customer Relationship Management and Tracking systems for analysis.

When your information is deleted is deleted with the permanent deletion functions of the applications mentioned above.

What are your data protection rights?

Our Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA) would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Our Alliance for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Our Alliance correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Our Alliance to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Our Alliance erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Our Alliance restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Our Alliance's processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Our Alliance transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:
privacy@sdialliance.org

Or write to us:

Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance e.V.
Rothenbaumchaussee 209
20149 Hamburg
Germany

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

Our Alliance uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website (Google Analytics)

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – Our Alliance uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising – Our Alliance uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Our Alliance sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Our Alliance website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Our Company keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 17th of July 2019.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Our Company’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: privacy@sdialliance.org

Or write to us:

Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance e.V.
Rothenbaumchaussee 209
20149 Hamburg
Germany

Questions? Reach out.

Max Schulze

Chairman

Dr.-Ing. Birger Ober

Chief Executive Officer