Privacy Policy

CONFER is a multi-national collaboration to bolster resilience to climate impacts and reduce disaster risk in East Africa, potentially reaching 365 million people in eleven countries. 

The project is coordinated by NORCE, which is based in Bergen, Norway. The main African partner is the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Personal Data Act, which incorporates the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into Norwegian law in its entirety, contains provisions on the processing of personal data, including collection, information security, who has access and disclosure. All processing of personal data must comply with the basic principles incorporated in Article 5 of the GDPR, including lawfulness of processing in Article 6, and the conditions in Article 9 for the processing of special categories of personal data.

Statistics

We use WordPress internal tool for logging statistics of visitors, but this cannot be tracked back to you. The log tracks how many visitors we have, how long the visit lasts, where you came from, and what web browser you have used. This information will not be shared outside of the organisation.

CONFER member information

We use Google Sheets to store member informations, name, contact, and partner organization, compliant with GDPR since May 2018. This information is available only to the project office.