top of page

Data Privacy Statement

(as of 01.01.2021)


CMFE Community Media Forum Europe is taking data protection seriously and the data we handle is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Find more on the European Data Protection Directive here:


Newsletter and Mailinglists

You are able to sign up for our newsletter on our website or request access to one of our mailing lists (for members, experts, and the board of directors). You can sign-out of these services at any time. Your mail address and name are used in the automated services provided by our provider's servers at, and Mailerlite.
We are not sharing our mailing lists or newsletter contacts with other third parties.


Members’ information

Your name, address, contact details, and payment information is handled by the authorized personnel only and is not shared with third parties. Payments made via Paypal (and information given to them) are subject to the company’s terms and conditions.


Workshops and Projects

If you agree to sign up for workshops and projects, we may collect name, address, and contact data, but also information on citizenship and residency. We are required to collect this data to confirm participation and to show how we have reached target groups by the funding programs (i.e. Europe for Citizens).



When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.



If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.



If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Privacy Policy

bottom of page