Privacy Policy

This privacy policy was last updated on 21 July 2023.


Subnational Climate Fund is committed to the protection and confidentiality of personal data and strives to provide the highest level of protection for your personal data in compliance with the applicable regulations on personal data protection.

This Privacy Policy governs the use of our website and services. It explains how we collect, use, share, and protect the personal information you provide to us. It also explains your privacy rights and how you can exercise these rights.

The collected data

Subnational Climate Fund ensures that only personal data that is strictly necessary for the purposes detailed above is processed. In addition to the information required for connecting (such as your name, email address, etc.), only information related to your expertise, skills, or professional outlook will be requested.

The data you provide us

The data we process primarily consists of the data you provide us through our subscription forms. This includes your identification data and contact data.

The mandatory nature of the collected data is indicated to you during the collection process through a message. Providing certain data is mandatory only when it is necessary for us to process your request and provide a relevant response.

If the mandatory data is not provided, we will not be able to provide you with the requested service.

We also process data that you upload on our websites and applications. We never request sensitive information (such as racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health, sexual orientation). We advise against providing such data when using our services.

The usage data of our services

When you visit our website or use our services, we may also collect certain information automatically, including your IP address, the type of browser you use, the pages you visit, access dates and times, and other statistics.

Use of the collected data

We use your personal information to provide and improve our website and services, process your transactions, send you updates, respond to your requests, send you targeted advertisements, ensure the security of our website, comply with the law, and for other legitimate business purposes.

Recipients of the collected data

Sharing with service providers

We may share your personal information with third-party service providers who assist us in providing our website and services. These service providers are not permitted to use your information for their own purposes.

Sharing for legal requirements

We may disclose your personal information if we are required to do so by law, or if we believe in good faith that it is necessary to comply with the law, protect our rights or property, or ensure the safety of our users.

Security of the collected data

Subnational Climate Fund is committed to implementing an appropriate security policy, which translates into logical and physical security measures specifically tailored to our operations. Various audits are conducted within our infrastructure.

The following principles govern the development of websites and applications, both at the level of technical infrastructure (secure redundant hosting, access control and security policy) and from an application perspective (development of websites and applications):

  • Secure data collection
  • Storage ensuring data integrity and confidentiality
  • Securing development environments
  • Securing data access
  • Regular training for our technical teams
  • Voluntary limitation of outsourcing (infrastructure, services, and development) and working with anonymized test datasets

Your rights

In accordance with regulations, you have the right to access, rectify, delete, object, and request data portability regarding all data concerning you.

You also have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Furthermore, every individual has the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling. If you have provided consent for the processing of personal data, you can withdraw your consent at any time.

You can exercise these rights free of charge, except for any costs associated with the transmission of the request, by contacting the following addresses:

  • via email:
  • by mail: Subnational Climate Fund, International Environment House 2, Chemin de Balexert, 7 – 9, 1219 Vernier, Geneva, Switzerland


For any inquiries regarding the personal data protection policy implemented by Subnational Climate Fund, you can contact us at the following address: Subnational Climate Fund, International Environment House 2, Chemin de Balexert, 7 – 9, 1219 Vernier, Geneva, Switzerland.

Cookie management policy

We use cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about the use of our site and to personalize our content and advertisements. You can refuse the use of cookies by modifying your browser settings.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small, simple file sent with the pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored in it can be sent back to our servers or the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

What is a script?

A script is a piece of code used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed either on our server or on your device.

What is an invisible tag?

An invisible tag (or web tag) is a small piece of invisible text or image on a website, used to track traffic on a website. Various data about you is stored using invisible tags.

Cookies used

Cookie name Duration of storage Purpose Tool
wpsimplycookie_consent_banner 30 days To indicate whether the cookie banner has been accepted. WP Simply Cookie
wpsimplycookie_category_necessary 30 days To store cookie consent preferences. WP Simply Cookie
wpsimplycookie_category_functionnal 30 days To store cookie consent preferences. WP Simply Cookie
wpsimplycookie_category_analytics 30 days To store cookie consent preferences. WP Simply Cookie
wpsimplycookie_category_marketing 30 days To store cookie consent preferences. WP Simply Cookie
wpsimplycookie_thirdparties_used 1 day To store the third-party codes used. WP Simply Cookie
wp-settings-* persistent To store user preferences. WordPress
wp-settings-time-* 1 year To store user preferences. WordPress
acf persistent To provide functions across pages. Advanced Custom Fields
Cookie name Duration of storage Purpose Tool
_grecaptcha session To provide spam protection. Google reCAPTCHA
_gat_UA-* session To provide technical monitoring. Google Analytics
_grecaptcha session To provide spam protection. Google reCAPTCHA
Cookie name Duration of storage Purpose Tool
_ga 2 years To store and count pageviews. Google Analytics
_gid 1 day To store and count pageviews. Google Analytics
_ga_* 1 year To store and count pageviews. Google Analytics
Cookie name Duration of storage Purpose Tool
of.cookiesSupported session Outfunnel
ofs Outfunnel
of.firstVisit session Outfunnel
of.lastPageviews session Outfunnel
of.humanVerified session Outfunnel
of.humanVerified.event session Outfunnel
of.disableKeyupEventListener session Outfunnel
ofs Outfunnel
of.lastPageviews session Outfunnel
of.firstVisit session Outfunnel
of.lastPageviews session Outfunnel
of.firstVisit session Outfunnel
Cookie name Duration of storage Purpose Tool


When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a popup window with an explanation about cookies. Once you click ‘Save Preferences,’ you authorize us to use the categories of cookies and extensions that you have selected in the popup window, as described in this cookie policy. You can disable the use of cookies through your browser, but please note that our website may not function properly.

Category Description
Necessary Necessary cookies are required to enable the basic features of this site, such as providing secure log-in or adjusting your consent preferences. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable data.
Functional Functional cookies enhance the functionality of the website by remembering the choices you have made (such as your username, language, or the region you are in) and providing improved and more personal features.
Analytics Analytical cookies help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage.
Marketing Marketing cookies help us improve the relevance of the advertising campaigns you see.

How to manage cookies?

It is possible that after your initial visit to this website, we may modify the cookies we use. This Cookie Policy will keep you informed about the origin of the cookies placed on our site, their purposes, and provide instructions on how to disable them. Therefore, we invite you to review it periodically.

You have several options to manage cookies. Any configuration you may undertake is likely to modify your internet browsing experience and your access conditions to certain services that require the use of cookies. You can choose at any time to express and modify your cookie preferences by disabling them in your web browser or refusing the creation of cookies:

Browser settings

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Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other sites that we do not control. If you click on a link to another site, you will be redirected to that site. We recommend reviewing the privacy policy of each site you visit.

Update of the data protection policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. We will post the new privacy policy on this page and update the ‘Effective Date’ at the top of this privacy policy. We recommend checking this privacy policy regularly.