Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Terms and conditions

1. Acceptance of our Terms.

This website is provided and operated by Hemp the Climate z.s. (“Hemp the Climate”, “we”, “us”, “our” and “ours”), incorporated under the laws of the Czech Republic, with company number (IČO): 08881901 and registered in the public register of associations kept by the Municipal Court in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic under the file number L 13335.

These terms and conditions (the “Terms”) explain how you may use this website www.hemptheclimate.com (the “Website”) which is provided to you free of charge.

All contents of this Website are subject to these Terms. By accessing or using the Website or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound by these Terms and the documents referred to in them.

If you have any questions about the Website or Hemp the Climate in general, please contact us at info@hemptheclimate.com or +420 731 704 083.

We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time.

2. Other terms that may apply to you.

These Terms refer to the following additional policies, which also apply to your use of our Website:

  • Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process your personal data that you provide to us.
  • Our Cookies Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our Website.

3. Changes of the Terms.

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Our updated Terms will be displayed on the Website and by continuing to use and access the Website following such changes, you agree to be bound by any variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these Terms from time to time to verify such variations.

4. Using the Website.

You agree that you are solely responsible for all costs and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Website.

You are solely responsible for compliance with any local laws that may be applicable to you in relation to the use of the Website.

We may prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these Terms, the documents referred to in them or any applicable law.

5. Intellectual property rights.

All intellectual property rights in to and in respect of the content, information and materials appearing on the Website, including but not limited to any text, images, video, audio or other multimedia content, or other information or material on the Website (“Content”), are owned by us or our licensors.

“Intellectual Property Rights” means, without limitation, worldwide patents, trademarks, design rights, copyrights, domain names, trade secrets and confidential information, any other analogous and other proprietary rights of any kind whether or not they are registered or unregistered (anywhere in the world).

We reserve all of our Intellectual Property Rights in connection with the Website and these Terms. You may not use any part of the Content on our Website site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us. All other use and copying of any of the Content is prohibited without our prior written consent.

You may obtain a copy of any page, you may download extracts of our Website exclusively for your personal private use, and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to the Content. However, you must not modify any Content you have printed or downloaded in any way. The use of any graphic material, including photographs and images, separately from the accompanying Content is strictly prohibited including for personal private use.

6. Linking to the Website.

You may link to the Website if you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

The Website must not be framed on any other site.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

7. Information available of the Website.

The Site is provided “as is” and we do not assure that the Website will be suitable for any purpose. The Website and the Content are provided for general information purposes only related to our activities, news, services and other websites that may be of interest. The Content should not be relied upon for any purposes.

The Website may contain links or references to external, third party content, which is not controlled by us, and we take no responsibility for such contents. Our inclusion of such links or references does not imply any endorsement of any kind or any kind of association with such third parties.

We do not warrant that provision of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free or that it will be free of viruses or bugs.

We may suspend or terminate operation of the Site at any time.

8. Limitation of liability.

Except for any legal responsibility that we cannot exclude at law, you agree that your use of the Website is entirely at your own risk and we accept no responsibility, and hereby exclude to the fullest extent permissible by law, liability for any loss or damages (direct damage such as emerging damage and loss of profits, for instance, lost profits, loss of programs or other data or otherwise), whether brought in contract or tort, which may be caused to you, your computer equipment or to any third party arising out of or in connection with your use of this Website.

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

9. Statutes of Hemp the Climate.

If you wish to obtain the full version of the Statutes (in English or in Czech language), please contact us at the email address info@hemptheclimate.com.

10. Jurisdiction and Disputes.

These Terms are governed by the laws of the Czech Republic, without regard to the conflict of laws provisions thereof. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any action with respect to these Terms shall be the competent courts of Prague.

11. Date of last modification

These Terms were last updated on the 7th of February 2020

Cookies Policy

What are cookies

Cookies are small text files, which are downloaded to and stored on your device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used to provide you with a good experience while you navigate websites and to provide website owners with additional information such as usage statistics to help them to improve their services.

Cookies may be owned by the website owner or there may be third party cookies, which are not controlled by the website owner.

What cookies we use and for what purposes

Cookies are normally split into the following categories:

  1. Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential for the site to work correctly. At this point, we do not use any strictly necessary cookies. However, our third party providers of the registration process and of the processing of your donation may use some of these cookies to allow you to make the donation.
  2. Functional cookies: These cookies enhance your experience while using the website by recognising you when you return to a website. At this point, we do not use any functional cookies.
  3. Performance cookies: These cookies are used to provide websites owners with statistical information about their website, which is generally used for performance measurement and improvement. We use Google Analytics, which are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data. ADD BUTTON ON/OFF OR SIMILAR

How do I change my cookie settings

You can change your cookie preferences at any time by adjusting the available sliders to ‘On’ or ‘Off’ in this Cookies Policy. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to take effect.

Alternatively, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Privacy Notice

We are committed to protecting your personal information and being transparent about what we do with it.

We are committed to using your personal information in accordance with our responsibilities and in accordance to the applicable law, in particular, with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”) and the Czech Data Protection Act (Zákon č. 110/2019 Sb.) (“DPA”), together the “Data Protection Legislation” and with the Czech Electronic Communications Act (Zákon č. 127/2005 Sb.).

Who is the Data Controller

The processing of your personal information is carried out by or on behalf of Hemp the Climate z.s., incorporated under the laws of the Czech Republic, with company registration number (IČO): 08881901 and registered in the public register of associations kept by the Municipal Court in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic under the file number L 13335.

If you have any queries about our Privacy Notice or about how we process your personal data, you can get in touch with us at:

Registered Address
Fáblovka 540 – 533 50 – Pardubice, Czech Republic
+420 731 704 083

How and when we collect information about you

When you directly give us information through the registration form available on this website to become our Member.

We may also obtain information about your visit to our site, for example the pages you visit and how you navigate the site, by using Cookies. Please visit our Ccookies policy (add hyperlink) for information on this.

What information we might collect

The personal information that we may collect about you may include, your name and surname, name of the organization which you represent or for which you work, job title, address, email address, telephone number, date of birth, your payment details, including your account number, and your interests.

We do not process any sensitive personal information.

If you’re under age

We accept as Members only adults major over 18

How and why we use your information

We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Processing of contributions: If by becoming a either a Basic Member or a Supporting Member, you decide to contribute to us (through a one-time contribution or an on-going monthly contributions), we will process your personal information in order to administer and process these contributions. The legal basis for this processing is the management of the contractual relationship created between us.
  • Responding to a request: If you contact us with a query, we may use your personal information to provide you with a response. It is our legitimate interest to process your personal data for this purpose.
  • Provision of information or marketing: We will only send you newsletters, invitations to events and seminars or other marketing information by email or phone if you have given us specific consent.
  • You may withdraw your consent at any time through the unsubscribe button in any of our communications or by sending us an email or mail at any time to our contact details provided above.
  • Working with us: We may invite you to participate in our projects or initiatives that we may develop to further our policy and advocacy activity. It is our legitimate interest to process your personal data for this purpose.
  • Publicizing your membership: We may publish information about you being member on our website only if you have given us specific consent to do so. You may withdraw your consent at any time by sending us an email or mail at any time to our contact details provided above.
  • We may also provide your contact details in the future create an internal database of our members and making it available to all our members. We may do so under our legitimate interest to further help to develop our policy and advocacy activity.
  • Providing and developing our website: We may use your personal information in the future to help provide you with access to our website, personalise your experience, and improve and develop it further. It is our legitimate interest to process your personal data for this purpose.
  • Market research and surveys: We may invite you to participate in surveys or market research to help us improve our website, fundraising, services and strategic development. Participation is always voluntary and no individuals will be identified as a result of this research, unless you consent to us publishing your feedback.
  • Legal, regulatory and tax compliance: Where required we are subject to a legal obligation, we may process your personal information to fulfil that obligation. This may include providing personal information to governmental bodies, including the Tax Agency.

Who do we share your information with

We will only use your information for the purposes for which it was obtained. We will not, under any circumstances, sell or share your personal information with any third party for their own purposes, and you will not receive marketing from any other companies, charities or other organisations as a result of giving your details to us.

We will only share your data with our third party suppliers, such as data hosting providers or other service providers who help us to deliver our services and projects, and when we are legally required to do so, for example, to provide personal information to any governmental bodies for taxation purposes or to the law enforcement agencies for the prevention of crime.

Data retention

We will keep your personal information as long as you are our Member. If you decide to remove yourself as a Member. We will stop processing your personal information immediately. However, we may keep it duly blocked for the resolution of any potential disputes or when we are legally required as long as our obligation to store the data persists.

We will keep your personal information in respect of financial transactions for as long as the law requires us to for tax or accounting purposes.

If you request that we stop processing your personal information for the purpose of marketing, we will do so immediately. However, we may in some instances need to add your details to a suppression file to enable us to comply with your request not to be contacted.

In respect of any other personal information, we will retain it for only as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.

International transfers of personal information

On occasions we use the services of suppliers outside the European Economic Area (EEA), which means that your personal information will be transferred, processed and stored outside the EEA. When this occurs, we take all the necessary steps to put in place suitable safeguards to protect your personal information when processed by the supplier such as entering into the European Commission approved standard contractual clauses. When we transfer your personal information and process it in the United States, we may do so in accordance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the European Commission approved standard contractual clauses.

To obtain more information about the international data transfers or to obtain a copy of the standard contractual clauses, you may contact us by sending us an email to info@hemptheclimate.com or via post to the address provided at the beginning of this Notice.

Your rights to your personal information

Under the Data Protection Legislation, you have the rights outlined below:

  • request access to your personal information that we process and to request the rectification of any inaccurate personal information;
  • withdraw your consent where the processing is based on such consent (for example, marketing);
  • request the erasure of your personal information or the restriction of our processing of your personal information or to object to our processing of your personal information.
  • request the portability of your data; and
  • file a complaint with the competent data protection authority (the Czech Office for personal data protection).

You may exercise these rights by sending us an email to info@hemptheclimate.com or via post to the address provided at the beginning of this Notice.

We ask you to attach to your request a copy of an identification document so can verify your identity and process your request without delays.

Changes to the Privacy Notice

Our Privacy Notice may change from time to time, so please check this page occasionally to see if we have included any updates or changes, and that you are happy with them.

(Last updated: 10th February 2020)