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Subject: WeObserve Newsletter

By accepting to receive WeObserve’s new updates you declare that:

I consent to the processing of:

and optionally my job title and the organisation with which I am affiliated so that WeObserve sends me periodic E-Newsletter, invitations for WeObserve coming events, workshops, pilots and demonstrations, notifications containing key project's findings/developments and lead stories and news related to the project.

I consent to the maintenance of my personal data for five years after the official end of the WeObserve project:

and optionally my job title and the organisation with which I am affiliated.

Privacy Policy for WeObserve’s news updates

The EU project WeObserve (“we”, “us”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which your personal data will be processed by us in connection with our communication and dissemination processes. Please read the following document carefully, to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will handle it. When you register to our news, Stakeholder Forum and latest research developments, these Privacy Policy provisions will apply to our processing of your personal data.

What is WeObserve?

WeObserve is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon2020 Programme under Grant Agreement No.776740. It started in December 2017 and it will finish in November 2020. WeObserve aims to improve the coordination between existing Citizen Observatories and related regional, European and International activities. The WeObserve mission is to create a sustainable ecosystem of COs that can systematically address the three key challenges (awareness, acceptability, sustainability) and help to move citizen science into the mainstream.

The project coordinator is the International Institute for Applied Systems Anaysis (IIASA), Austria and the partners are: IHE Delft Institute for Water Education  (IHE Delft), Netherlands, University of Dundee (UNIVDUN), United Kingdom, Ecological and Forestry Applications Research Centre (CREAF), Spain, Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), Greece, European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) E.V., Germany, Autorita di Bacino dei Fiumi Isonzo, Tagliamento, Livenza, Piave, Brenta-Bacchiglione (AAWA), Italy.

For more information about the project please visit   

Purpose of Data Processing

The periodic newsletters of WeObserve is a key communication and dissemination mechanism for us and a channel to provide our valuable stories on WeObserve’s developments, key findings, forthcoming events and other important news in the fields related to the project. Taking into consideration the above, the WeObserve Consortium use information held about you in the following ways:

To send you WeObserve’ s periodic E-Newsletter;

To send you invitations for our coming events, workshops, pilots and demonstrations;

To send you notifications containing key project's findings/developments and lead stories and news related to the project.

Categories of data that will be stored

If you consent to the processing of your personal data for the above-mentioned purposes, the categories of personal data that will be collected and stored in the WeObserve project are:

The Consortium will process the personal data of subjects according to the present statement and for the purposes declared herein.

Security of Processing

The security and protection of your personal data is very important for the Consortium. The Consortium has undertaken all appropriate organizational and technical measures to secure that the data that are collected in the framework of the present declaration is processed according to the legislation for the protection and storage of your personal data for a period of 5 years after the end of the WeObserve project for the purposes described above. We take appropriate measures to ensure that all personal data is kept secure including security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorized way. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorized manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

Exercise of your rights

It is noted that according to the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016), you may exercise the following rights that derive from the Regulation:

The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred.

Contact us

For any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us via email at: 

You may withdraw your consent any time (without retroactive effect) by sending an email to  

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