The Ban PFAS Manifesto website https://banpfasmanifesto.org/ (referred to as “the website”) is owned by Arnika (Reg. No. 26543281; Address: Delnicka 13, 170 00 Prague 7, Czech Republic) and co-managed by Arnika and CHEM Trust (referred as “we” or “managing partners”).
We are committed to protect the privacy of your individual personal data and to process, store and record only the personal data that is legally acquired and that is necessary for our Service.
When processing your personal data, we will take due care to ensure confidentiality, integrity and safe storage of personal data. We will process your personal data by applying internal procedures and mechanisms to prevent unauthorised use, access, disclosure, copying, modification or damaging of personal data.
Data acquisition, purpose and use
We may ask you to provide your name and contact details when:
- Signing on to the Ban PFAS Manifesto via our email
- Registering for a webinar or event.
We may also maintain records with details of individuals who contact us for (further) information or for help via our email
When you visit the website, our system collects site stats such as the number of views of a post, number of clicks on a link etc. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone.
We also gather anonymous information automatically about website visitors to help us maintain and improve the design of our website, i.e. information that is not applicable to you or any specific person (information about gender, age, dominant language, occupation, location, actions performed on the website) and that cannot be directly or indirectly identified to this specific person.
We use Google Analytics to gather this data and analyse it. You can install the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” to prevent information about your visits to our website from being sent to Google Analytics. This data is anonymised by Google and we have no access to identifiable information.
Your data protection rights
Every user is entitled to the following:
- The right to access – You have the right to request the managing partners for copies of your personal data.
- The right to rectification – You have the right to request that the managing partners correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request the managing partners to complete information you believe is incomplete.
- The right to erasure – You have the right to request that the managing partners erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that the managing partners restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the managing partners processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to data portability – You have the right to request that the managing partners transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
- Have any questions about the use or collection of your personal data;
- Wish to know which personal data are processed;
- Wish to alter, delete, or block some of the information processed concerning you;
please contact us via email at
Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
In case you are not satisfied with the answers provided to your data and privacy queries by the managing partners and you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR, you can at all times appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you reside, work or suspect of infringement.
The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 GDPR.
Links to Other Websites and Services
This policy was last updated on 12/10/2022.
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Cookies are applied when you enter a site or a service to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before, remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience.
We keep all the information collected from cookies in a non–personally identifiable format. Our cookies located on your computer do not retain your name or your IP address.
What types of cookies do we use?
Analytical/performance purposes – this allows us to recognise and calculate the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate around the website when they are using it, therefore helping us to improve our website functionality, for example, by ensuring that users can easily find what they are looking for.
Functionality purposes – to help us recognise you when you return to our website. This allows us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences and settings.
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How to manage cookies
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For any question related to the Ban PFAS manifesto, you can contact us via email at:
The Ban PFAS Manifesto Website is owned by Arnika.
Responsible for content
The Ban PFAS Manifesto website is co-managed by Arnika and CHEM Trust who are responsible for the content.
Arnika Association (Czech Republic) is a non-governmental organisation established in 2001. Its mission is to protect the nature and healthy environment for future generations both at home and abroad. Since the beginning Arnika has been working on protection of consumers from chemically hazardous products.
Address: Delnicka 13, 170 00 Prague 7, Czech Republic
Registration in the Association Register at the Municipal Court of Prague with an ID Number: 265 43 281
CHEM Trust is a collaboration between CHEM Trust, a UK registered Charity and CHEM Trust Europe eV, which is a charity based in Germany. Both legal entities work closely together on projects under the name CHEM Trust. Our overarching aim is to prevent synthetic chemicals from causing long term damage to wildlife or humans, by ensuring that chemicals which cause such harm are substituted with safer alternatives.
Address: CHEM trust, Impact Hub Kings Cross, 34b York Way, London, N1 9AB, United Kingdom ; CHEM Trust Europe e.V., Hudtwalckerstrasse 31a, 22299 Hamburg, Deutschland
CHEM Trust UK charity registration number: 1118182 ; CHEM Trust Europe e.V. German registration number: 23872 ; CHEM Trust EU Transparency Register Number: 27053044762-72.