The Life Cycle Initiative (LC Initiative) operates (the “Site”). LC Initiative is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. This policy governs LC Initiative’s collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information and Log Data we may receive from users of the Site or is submitted to us directly.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

We use Log Data only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to LC Initiative’s collection and use of this data in accordance with this policy.

Personal Information

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include your name, organisation and email address (“Personal Information”).

We use your Personal Information only for communication with you, or for records relating to public consultation processes. By submitting Personal Information to us, you agree to the collection and use of this information in accordance with this policy.

Confidentiality and Management of Personal Information

LC Initiative does not share Personal Information submitted via our Site with third parties. It is maintained confidentially and securely by the LC Initiative secretariat. For Personal Information related to public consultations, we will seek your agreement to inclusion of your name and/or organisation before it is included in any published records. Email addresses are not published.

If you wish to have your Personal Information deleted from LC Initiative’s records, use the unsubscribe link in LC Initiative communications or contact info(at)

Links to Other Sites

This Site may contain links to Sites owned or operated by other parties. LC Initiative does not control outside sites and assumes no responsibility for the content, completeness, availability, accuracy, legality or decency of any linked Site. LC Initiative is not responsible for the protection of your privacy in relation to your use of such third party Sites. You should endeavour to read the privacy policies on the websites that you visit.

Cookie Usage

In conformance with German law and the European Directive on the usage of cookies, we will only use session-cookies which store data regarding the technical session administration on your computer. This data will be deleted at the latest when your browser is closed. If in certain exceptional cases we wish to also incorporate personal data in a cookie, such as user identification, we will obtain your prior consent. You can prevent the storage of cookies by appropriately adjusting your browser settings. Yet disabling cookies can lead to a limitation of functionality of our Site’s content.