- We do not collect personal information unless truly needed.
- We do not share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or protect our rights.
- We do not store personal information on our servers unless required for the ongoing operation of our services.
- We aim to make it simple for you to control what’s visible to the public, see by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.
Information Collection and Use
For each visitor to our web page, our web server automatically records the visitor’s domain name and IP address. We collect only the domain name of visitors to our web page, aggregate information on what pages visitors access or visit, and information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations. We do not collect emails of unregistered visitors. The aggregated information we collect is used for the following purposes:
- To improve the content of our web pages.
- Shared with underwriters and potential underwriters to help them assess Smart Cities for All website and audience.
You may download free publications from our website. We monitor the number of downloads of our publications including the toolkit.
Our visitors can opt-in to receive from us various categories of information by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. These details must include First Name, Last Name, Organization, Email and Country. Registered users can choose to remove themselves from our database by contacting us with ‘unsubscribe’ written in the first line of the email. Email addresses of registered users are not rented to outside firms or shared with any third party for sales purposes. The data thus collected is used to:
- Send you the Smart Cities for All Newsletter
- Send you invitations to participate in events
- Conduct surveys and opinion polls
Cookies & Third-party Cookies
Smart Cities for All takes appropriate precautions to protect our site visitors’ information. Our website use industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption on all web pages where personal or sensitive information is required. This encryption allows your data to be safely transmitted over the Internet without being intercepted, read, altered or deleted by a malicious third party. The encrypted data goes to a physically secure location where your information is stored on restricted-access computers located at restricted-access sites. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information transmitted to us, and you transmit such information at your own risk.
For EU Data Subjects
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective May 25, 2018 and other countries’ privacy laws provide certain rights for data subjects. Among these rights is the right to know the purpose of the processing; the categories of personal data concerned; who else outside of Smart Cities for All might have received the data from us; what the source of the information was (if you did not provide it directly to us); and how long the data will be stored. Additionally, you have the right to access and rectify your personal data if it is inaccurate. You may, under certain circumstances, also request that we cease using your data for direct marketing purposes, or that we erase your data. You may also have a right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority if you have concerns about how we process your personal data. We will upon request, provide personal data that you have provided to us to you or transmit it directly to another controller if technically feasible.
About G3ict – The Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies is an advocacy initiative launched in December 2006 by the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development, in cooperation with the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at UN DESA. Its mission is to support and help implement the goals of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), promoting digital accessibility and Assistive Technologies. More information can be found at G3ict
About World Enabled – World Enabled is a global education, communications, and strategic consulting group. It supports companies and governments with the full implementation of legal mandates that promote the rights of persons with disabilities. Its work and research initiatives focus on urban planning and inclusive urban development. With its international partners, it helps build inclusive societies where people with disabilities can fully develop their talents and reach their full potential. More information can be found at World Enabled
Terms of Service
The Smart Cities for All Terms of Service (“TOS”) forbids email abuse. It is very important to us that any violations of these policies are identified and addressed. We appreciate your assistance in enforcing these policies.
You agree to not use the Smart Cities for All website to:
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful,
- Harm minors in any way;
- Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party;
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.