Privacy Policy of

This Website collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Personal Data processed for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Analytics

      • Matomo

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Backup saving and management

      • Backup on Dropbox

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Contacting the User

      • Contact form

        Personal Data: email address; first name; last name

    • Displaying content from external platforms

      • YouTube video widget

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

Further information about the processing of Personal Data

    • Anonymised visitor statistics with Matomo

      This website uses the web analytics software Matomo ( ), a service of the provider InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St , 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, ("Matomo") based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO data collected and stored.

      From this data, pseudonymised usage profiles can be created and evaluated for the same purpose. Cookies can be used. Cookies are small text files stored locally in the cache of the site visitor's Internet browser. The cookies enable, among other things, the recognition of the Internet browser. The data collected by Matomo Technology (including your pseudonymized IP address) will be processed on our servers.

      The information generated by the cookie in the pseudonymous user profile is not used to personally identify the visitor to this web site and is not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.

      If you do not agree with the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, then you can object to the storage and use after clicking on the following link at the click of a mouse. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, with the result that Matomo does not collect any session data. Please note that the complete deletion of your cookies will result in the opt-out cookie being deleted as well and possibly re-activated by you.

      Please click here to change your visitor statistics settings using Matomo.

Contact information

    • Owner and Data Controller

      Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) gGmbH
      EUREF Campus 19
      Torgauer Str. 12-15
      10829 Berlin
      Tel.: +49 (0) 30 3385537 0
      Fax: +49 (0) 30 3385537 102

      Owner contact email: