Cookies and other identifiers consist of portions of code placed on the user’s device that assist the owner in providing the service according to the purposes described.
Some of the purposes for which Identifiers are used may also require the user's consent. Whenever consent is given, it can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document.
Activities strictly necessary for the operation of Green, Digital and Competitive Index and delivery of the Service
- SPAM protection
This type of service analyses the traffic of Green, Digital and Competitive Index, potentially containing users' personal data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.
Google reCAPTCHA (Google Ireland Limited)
Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Ireland Limited.
Personal data processed: cookies and usage data.
- Content commenting
Content commenting services allow users to make and publish their comments on the contents of Green, Digital and Competitive Index.
Depending on the settings chosen by the owner, users may also leave anonymous comments. If there is an email address among the personal data provided by the user, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments.
If a content commenting service provided by third parties is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the comment service is installed, even when Users do not use the content commenting service.
The services contained in this section enable the owner to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of user behavior.
Google Analytics (Google Ireland Limited)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google utilises the data collected to track and examine the use of Green, Digital and Competitive Index, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal data processed: cookies and usage data.
How to provide or withdraw consent
Additionally, users can manage preferences regarding Identifiers directly from within their own device settings and prevent – for example – the storing of third-party identifiers. It is also possible, via relevant browser or device features, to delete previously stored identifiers, including those used to remember the user’s initial consent. Users can, for example, find information about how to manage identifiers in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Notwithstanding the above, Users are hereby informed that they may follow the instructions provided by YourOnlineChoices (EU), the Network Advertising Initiative (US) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (US), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan) or other similar services. Such initiatives allow Users to select their tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. The Owner thus recommends that Users make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this document.
Owner and data controller
The Lisbon Council asbl
IPC-Residence Palace 155 rue de la Loi
1040 Brussels, Belgium
Owner contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Since the storing of third-party cookies and other identifiers through the services used within Green, Digital and Competitive Index cannot be technically controlled by the owner, any specific references to identifiers stored by third parties are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, the User is kindly requested to consult the privacy policies of the respective third-party services listed in this document.
Given the objective complexity surrounding technologies related to cookies and other identifiers, users are encouraged to contact the owner should they wish to receive any further information on the use of such identifiers by Green, Digital and Competitive Index.
Definitions and legal references
Personal data (or data)
Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.
Information collected automatically through Green, Digital and Competitive Index (or third-party services employed in Green, Digital and Competitive Index), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilised by the users who use Green, Digital and Competitive Index, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilised to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilised by the user, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the application) and the details about the path followed within the application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the user's IT environment.
The individual using Green, Digital and Competitive Index who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the data subject.
The natural person to whom the personal data refers.
Data processor (or data supervisor)
Data controller (or owner)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of Green, Digital and Competitive Index. The data controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of Green, Digital and Competitive Index.
Green, Digital and Competitive Index (or this application)
The means by which the personal data of the user is collected and processed.
The service provided by Green, Digital and Competitive Index as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.
European Union (or EU)
Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.
Cookies are identifiers consisting of small sets of data stored in the user's browser.
Any technology - including cookies - that allows for the storing of information, or the accessing of already-stored information, on the user’s device.
This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).
Latest update: 26 November 2021