Notice of update to our Privacy Policy


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Notice of update to our Privacy Policy

Dear SuSanA community,
We wish to let you know that we have updated our data privacy policy .
The SuSanA Secretariat has always dealt with members data with absolute care, transparency and in compliance with the European data protection laws. We have now reviewed and improved our data and privacy policies to safeguarding your data and to address the privacy rules in Europe (General Data Protection Regulation, short GDPR). The updates will apply even if you live outside Europe.

The new privacy updates provide you with more details on how we manage your data, including further information and updates on:
  • Overview of functions of the different domains hosted by SuSanA
  • Added terms and language for better clarity
  • Clarified terms regarding the use of cookies
  • Added detail on the registration as a SuSanA member and partner regarding the collection of personal data
  • Added details on adding Events, Projects and Publications
  • Updates on the application and use of the web analysis services etracker and Matomo
  • Added details on the use of Google Translate and Site Search
One major update is that we have now included consent banners to all the SuSanA websites and sub-domains that ask the user for their consent to use tracking cookies, google site search and the translation function. Please find a detailed overview of the new consent banners below: 
  1. Consent Banner:  When you open our websites for the first time you will be asked to give your consent to allow us to use tracking cookies:
  2.  Google Translate: Further you have to give your consent now to use the google translation function: 
  3. Disabling/ Changing cookie settings: You can revoke your consent at any time by revisiting our cookie banner and changing your privacy settings accordingly. To change settings scroll down to the footer where you will find a new Menu option “Privacy Settings”. The user can alwayschange the privacy settings of the SuSanA websites here:
This is only a summary of changes and not a complete list of all changes. For more information about the fully updated privacy policy of SuSanA, please visit:  Data policy - Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA)  

If you have any questions, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Sincerely yours,

The SuSanA Secretariat
Posted by a member of the SuSanA secretariat held by the GIZ Sector Program Water Policy – Innovations for Resilience
Located at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Bonn, Germany
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