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Privacy Policy

The Climate School is an educational provider that offers courses and lectures in the field of sustainability. We understand that you care about your privacy interests, and we treat your rights responsibly. This Privacy Policy applies to your use of The Climate School website available at: (hereinafter referred to as the "Site") and explains how The Climate School processes Personal Data obtained from users and customers of the Site.


By using our Site, by submitting the registration form on the Site, and by reading this Policy, you (i) are notified by The Climate School about the processing of your personal data by the means and for the purposes highlighted here; (ii) agree to the processing of your personal data for contact and administrative purposes. You can unsubscribe from these communications or withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at


We have a continuous responsibility to maintain and update our data processing procedures to comply with legal requirements and for confidentiality security reasons. You should consult this Policy regularly, as it may need to be modified from time to time. The use of the Site and our services after such modifications is considered to be acceptance by you of these changes.


If you do not agree to the processing of your personal data, please do not provide your personal data through this Site.

If you have questions about this Policy or your privacy rights, please contact The Climate School's Data Protection Officer as follows:



And they will provide you with the necessary additional information about our data processing procedures and will help you understand your existing rights.

1. What we collect and how we use it

We only collect information about you that is necessary to allow you to use the Site and to provide you with services, and only to the extent that this is specified in this Policy.

1.1. Information we obtain from you

Examples of personal data we may collect from you are as follows:

  • name and surname;

  • a record of communication;

  • email;

  • phone number; and

  • location/ address

  • Studies

  • Job functions/ position

  • Employer

  • CV

When you contact us through the request form, we keep a record of your communication to help us resolve any problems you may encounter. We may use your email address and phone number to inform you about our services, such as to announce upcoming changes or improvements.

1.2. Information we may obtain from your use of our Site

We may collect the following information about you:

o     information about your device(s), especially the hardware model, computer system version, and mobile network information;

o     connection information, such as details on how you use our site, search information, internet protocol address, and cookies.

"Cookies" may be used by us to help manage the Site and to provide you with personalized functionality and messages. Please see our Cookie Policy at for more information about cookies and use our cookie tool to choose your preferences.

1.3. Processing information obtained from third parties

The Climate School may occasionally collect personal data about you from third parties. In particular, when our educational services are ordered and paid for by your Employer and/or your professional association. Also, we may collect your personal data from a third-party platform/Site if you provide a relevant link to your profile during registration (for example, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.).

The Climate School may also collect information about potential customers from third parties to qualify demand for our services in the market and to adjust our marketing strategy. Such collected information is non-identifiable data (e.g., age, industry, country groups, etc.) and is not treated as personal data.

1.4. Processing Personal Data of children

This Website is not intended for children under the age of 16 and does not knowingly collect any kind of personal identification information from children under the age of 16.

1.5. Processing of special categories of data

The Climate School does not collect racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic, biometric, health, or data on sexual life or sexual orientation of an individual through this Site.

2. Purposes of processing

We use all your personal data only for the purposes specified below:

o     to register the user on the Site, to create a personal account and to provide access to all the services of the Site offered by The Climate School, including but not limited to our online educational events, courses, and training;

o     to maintain our site, the interface of the applied platform services, to provide the services you request or which we believe you may be interested in;

o     to establish and maintain communication between The Climate School and the user for service consulting, providing associated technical support with the use of the Site if necessary, and fulfilling user/customer requests;

o     to fulfill our obligations and provide services in accordance with

o     to improve the quality of The Climate School services for customers and users of the Site;

o     to request your feedback;

o     to  

 conduct surveys and polls and to offer better products and services to customers and end-users. Completing any surveys is voluntary;

o     to learn more about you so we can personalize newsletters according to your preferences (for example, to allow you to request specific information about products and services to be included in these newsletters);

o     marketing purposes;

o     for any other purposes disclosed at the time we collect your information;

o     to advertise The Climate School services to users and customers through email and telephone communications, including by publishing newsletters, updates, other marketing materials, requesting your feedback, and conducting marketing campaigns.

You can opt-out of receiving promotional content by following the instructions contained in each communication we send you or by contacting us at

The Climate School may process your personal data for limited legal purposes, at the request of authorities (for example, a search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court ruling, etc.) and/or to fulfill your rights as a Data Subject (for example, the right of access, deletion, etc.).

In the event that the purpose of processing is changed to a conflicting purpose, we will obtain additional consent from you.

3. Security

The Climate School applies physical, administrative, and technical protection measures to protect the Personal Data transmitted through the use of the Site, in accordance with all applicable legislation, including GDPR. The Climate School provides access to our Employees only on a need-to-know basis to provide and improve our services for customers. If you would like to learn more about The Climate School's security measures, please contact our DPO.

4. Processing principles

We process your personal data in accordance with all the requirements of applicable laws, including GDPR, and based on the following principles of fairness and legality:

4.1. Fairness, legality, and transparency

We process your personal data only after obtaining your consent for processing and for a specific purpose determined, except when the law expressly provides otherwise. We process your personal data fairly and transparently and only with your knowledge and respecting the rights that have been granted to you. The Climate School has clear procedures for the processing of personal data based on legality.

4.2. Limitation of purpose

Your personal data is processed only for the purposes listed here and only by those The Climate School employees who need to be involved in the processing operations to fulfill these purposes. Subsequent changes to the purpose are possible only to a limited extent and require justification and your additional consent.

We will ask for your consent before using the information for purposes other than those set out here.

4.3. Data minimization

We collect and process your personal data only if they are necessary to achieve the purposes of their processing. We do not keep your personal data longer than necessary to achieve the relevant purposes.

4.4. Accuracy

Personal data must be accurate and, if necessary, updated. We ensure that your data, when inaccurate or incomplete, are deleted or corrected as soon as possible.

4.5. Storage limitation

The Climate School stores your limited data over time and in scope to an adequate and necessary level to fulfill the processing purposes described in this Policy and in We will also retain your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations. Therefore, we have specified limited periods for storing personal data.

4.6. Integrity and confidentiality

We recognize that personal data are subject to data secrecy. The Climate School secures your personal data through adequate organizational and technical measures to prevent unauthorized access, illegal processing or distribution, as well as accidental loss, modification, or destruction.

4.7. Accountability

We will be responsible and able to demonstrate compliance with the above six data protection principles and will be able to prove that we respect them.

5. How we process your personal data

We may process your data by collecting, recording, organizing, storing, using, structuring, adapting or modifying, retrieving, consulting, disclosing through transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, aligning or combining, restricting, and erasing or destroying.

We transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area only if necessary and for the purposes described in this Policy, provided that there is reasonable assurance that your rights and freedoms as a Data Subject are protected and that you are informed about such a transfer.

We do not sell and will not sell your personal data to third parties.

The legal basis for processing your personal data depends on the Personal Data and the processing method applied. Normally, The Climate School only collects from you:

o     if we have your consent to do so;

o     if we need Personal Data to perform a contract with you;

o     if the processing is in our legitimate interest and these interests do not override your interests regarding data protection or your fundamental rights and freedoms; or

o     if The Climate School has a legal obligation to collect and process your personal data.

6. Where we store your personal data

Once we have received your information, we will use all reasonable procedures and security measures to avoid unauthorized access, loss, disclosure, or unauthorized modification of the data received. The personal


 data collected by us are stored in the information technology systems owned and operated by The Climate School and in cloud systems. All information you provide to The Climate School is stored on secure servers. Please contact our DPO at if you would like to learn more about our storage solutions.

7. Disclosure of your information

By accessing or using the website or by providing information in any other way, you agree to the processing and transfer of information in and to other countries and territories, which may have different privacy laws than your country of residence. Please note that some of the recipients of your personal data referred to above may be based in countries outside the European Union whose laws may not offer the same level of data protection. In such cases, we will ensure that there are adequate protection measures to protect your personal data that respect our legal obligations. If the recipient is not a member of The Climate School group of companies, the adequate guarantee could be provided by signing a data transfer agreement with the recipient based on the standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission for the transfer of personal data to third countries.

We may also share personal data with third parties, including as follows:

o     The Climate School. We may share your personal data with The Climate School group companies working on our behalf and who require access to your personal data to carry out their work, such as processing billing, providing customer support, etc.

o     Suppliers, consultants, and other service providers: we may share your personal data with third-party suppliers, consultants, and other service providers who work on our behalf and require access to your personal data to carry out their work, such as processing billing, providing customer support, etc. These service providers are authorized to use your personal data only if necessary to provide services to The Climate School.

In some cases, we may share your information with third-party providers to understand which areas and features of the site are the most popular and/or to improve the overall efficiency of the site and its features.

o     Corporate account: if you are an individual registered user and the domain of the primary email address associated with your corporate account is owned by your employer and has been assigned to you as an employee of that organization and such an organization wishes to create a corporate account, then certain information regarding the previous use of your individual account may become accessible to the administrator of that organization, including your email address.

o     Compliance with laws: we may disclose your personal data to a third party if (a) we consider that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, (b) to enforce our agreements, policies, and terms and conditions / user agreement, (c) to protect the security or integrity of the website, (d) to protect The Climate School, our customers or the public from harm or illegal activities, (e) to respond to an emergency where we believe in good faith, it requires us to disclose information to help prevent the death or serious bodily injury of any person.

o     Aggregated or anonymized data: We may also share aggregated or anonymized information with third parties that do not directly identify you.

We do not intentionally disclose any information about you to a third party without receiving your consent. However, we will disclose specific information about you if necessary in connection with the services provided to you or to comply with any valid legal procedure, including, for example, a search warrant, a subpoena, a statute, a court ruling, a data security breach notice, and/or other cooperation with law enforcement authorities.

Internet communications may not be secure. You should know that computer use can be monitored by third parties, such as network administrators, Employers, etc., and therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of the information you post online. You disclose all information online at your own risk.

8. Content/links provided by third parties

On our site, you will find content and products from other companies or organizations and/or links to our suppliers' websites and services, licensors, or other third parties. We do not control these sites. Each such third party is solely responsible for compliance with the laws, rules, and regulations applicable to its activity and operation of its site.

We are not responsible for the privacy practices, content, or legal and regulatory compliance of these sites or their owners and operators. These sites and services may have their privacy policies and customer service policies or may have no policy (policies).

We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party site before providing them with your information.

9. Rights of Data Subjects

We offer you data protection rights provided by the European Union laws, in particular by GDPR, and relevant national laws. You have, for example, the following rights.

o     the right to obtain any information about personal data processed within a month;

o     the right to access your personal data;

o     the right to correct or delete your personal data;

o     the right to be informed about any correction or deletion of personal data, the restriction of processing, and the recipients of personal data;

o     the right  to object to the processing of your personal data;

o     the right to data portability;

o     the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing;

o     the right to file a complaint with a data protection authority.

You can exercise these rights by contacting us at the following contact details:


For more information about your rights and data protection measures at The Climate School, please contact us.

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