Privacy Policy

A new European regulation on general data protection, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), entered into force 25 May 2018. The aim of this European regulation is to enforce the privacy rights of every citizen of the European Union over the way their data is stored and processed.

Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe will only add people to our mailing lists when there is a legitimate interest or with their active consent, through providing them with information on the potential use, storage, access and erasure of their data, before they fill out an ‘opt-in’ subscription form. For requests relating to the Financial Flows newsletter subscription, please see the privacy information here. CAN Europe members should refer to the Members’ Only section of the website for privacy information relating to membership and members’ mailing lists.

For volunteers, internship or job application requests, sending us your personal data will be considered as an active consent to use your data. The personal data of the applicants will be stored only for recruitment procedure purposes and deleted after one year. CAN Europe will not share your data with any third party. People have the right to access, modify and delete their data. 


Privacy statement on the protection of data processing

The person sharing their data has the right to:

  • Access the personal data processed by CAN Europe: in other words, get answers to several questions concerning the data processing, such as the reason of treatment, the people to whom the data is sent, the duration of the data conservation, etc ...;
  • Receive a copy of the personal data that is processed;
  • Correct incorrect data;
  • Complete incomplete data, for example by providing a supplementary declaration;
  • To erase their personal data;
  • Get a treatment limitation. Treatment will be limited when the law or other regulations require to do so;
  • To receive the personal data in a structured format, commonly used and electronically readable. The person has the right to transmit this data to another controller;
  • Withdraw their consent to process his data at any time, without prejudice to the lawfulness of the treatment based on the consent made prior to its withdrawal.

The person can exercise these rights by contacting cinda/at /


Latest Publications

  • Report: EU action on Western Balkans’ chronic coal pollution is a unique opportunity to improve health and productivity

    Sixteen outdated coal power plants in the Western Balkans are a public health and economic liability for the whole of Europe, with people in the EU bearing the majority of the health impacts and costs, according to the new report by the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), Sandbag, Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, CEE Bankwatch Network and Europe Beyond Coal. The European Union (EU) needs to use all of the tools available to improve health, prolong lives, save health costs and increase productivity both in the EU and in the Western Balkan region.
  • NGO letter on the long term climate strategy ahead of the Competitiveness Council

    In this letter, NGOs Climate Action Network Europe, Carbon Market Watch, E3G - Third Generation Environmentalism, European Environmental Bureau, Sandbag and WWF European Policy Office call upon EU Economy and Industry Ministers to: Endorse the European Commission’s strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy and support an EU long-term climate target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2040; Call upon the European Commission to present a new and integrated EU industrial climate strategy for energy-intensive industries in support of a competitive, circular and net-zero emission heavy industry transition;  Recognise the immediate need to provide a policy framework which supports and incentivises the full decarbonisation and transformation of resource and energy-intensive industry sectors before 2050. NGO letter on the long term climate strategy ahead of the Competitiveness Council
  • Letter to REGI Committee on sustainable cohesion policy funding

    On 22 January 2019 and in February the REGI Committee will vote on the Common Provisions Regulation (CPR) and on the European Regional Development Fund / Cohesion Fund Regulation (ERDF/CF) respectively. These two pieces of legislation will determine the shape and direction of Cohesion Policy post-2020.
  • NGO statement urging Turkish decision makers to step up at COP24

    More than 25 NGOs working in Turkey released a joint statement urging Turkish decision makers to focus on raising ambition, and reaping the benefits of a low-carbon just transition at COP24.
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