We have summarized the most important aspects of our Privacy Notice for you. Please note that only the full version is legally binding.
If you have any questions about the treatment of your data, please contact our Data Protection Officer.
We store and process the data you provide us with in order to provide you with information about Volt activities and enable you to join and participate in our organization.
Only personnel authorized by Volt Europa may access your data. This may include national/local chapters of Volt Europa and accredited subprocessors.
The names and addresses of all Members are deposited in a freely available registry of the local civil court of Luxembourg
We may use your data in an aggregated and anonymized way to conduct data analysis.
You can always contact our Data Protection Officer and ask for your data to be corrected or deleted. You may also contact your local supervisory data protection authority.
Volt Europa will collect and process the data you provide us for the following purposes:
Furthermore, if you live in a country where our movement has a legally established national organisation, we will conduct these activities jointly with them. You can find a list of our legally established national organisations here (link).
If you become a European Team Member, you will be provided with an account or any other online tools that we use to collaborate and communicate internally. In such cases, Volt Europa may track your activities within our organisation, e.g. by checking when you last logged in. Depending on that, you might stop being contacted; Data generated by your usage of these services may be used for data analysis and in an aggregated manner. Besides that, conditions set for data analysis in general apply.
In order to become a member and retain your membership status, you will be asked to pay a membership fee. Third parties such as PayPal or Stripe may be intermediaries of your transaction, and will act as a controller with this regard. Both providers are ensuring by adequate means the safeguard of your rights and compliance with the EU law also when processing your data outside of the European Economic Area.
Volt Europa will, in any case, use the data about your payment to comply with its legal and billing duties under the applicable laws, and to check if you have regularly paid your membership fee.
Supporters & Volunteers: We process your data based on your consent, pursuant to art. 9.2(a) GDPR.
Members: We process your data in the course of our legitimate activities and because of your membership status within our organisation, on the basis of article 9.2(d) GDPR. Data analysis are conducted on the basis of article 9.2(f) GDPR.
If you consent to become a European Team Member, your data will be processed on the basis of 9.2(a) GDPR.
Data analysis is conducted pursuant to art. 9.2(f) GDPR.
We store your data on servers administered by Volt Europa or our subprocessors. Adequate safeguards and legal, technical and organisational measures have been taken in order to guarantee the security of your data.
Your data will be stored for as long as you are a Supporter, Volunteer or Member of our organisation. If you terminate your relationship with Volt Europa, we will delete your data without undue delay, unless we are legally required not to do so (e.g. due to laws or court orders), or if we are entitled to further store your data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
For the purpose of data analysis, aggregated or anonymized subsets of your data may be stored separately. Since this data does not contain personally identifying data, it may be stored and processed after your original dataset has been deleted.
Supporters: Your data will get access by authorised members of our staff, on a need-to-know basis.
Members & Volunteers: Any data you provide us with in your application may be disclosed to our HR staff, Legal staff and Board of Directors, for the purpose of taking a decision about your membership application.
Once registered as a legal member of our movement, your data will be available to our communication staff, the city lead of your city; the Expansion Team of your country; your team lead, if you are a European Team member. These members of our staff will get access to your data only as far as it is needed to carry out their tasks (e.g, communication staff will handle your contact information as far as needed to deliver you our updates). Our staff will never disclose any of your personal data outside of our organisation, unless you have consented to it.
Members: A list of our members can be inspected by anyone and free of charge at the local civil court of Luxembourg. This list contains your name and surname, residence, and nationality.
Data stored for statistical analysis is made available in a unidentifying form to select members of our staff, contractually bound by a duty of confidentiality.
Finally, our own IT staff and the staff of our subprocessors may need to access your data for the purpose of running and maintaining the services we rely on. If so, we make sure that this happens under an appropriate obligation of confidentiality.
When communicating with you, or when you become a European Team member, we might use some service provider located outside of the European Economic Area. We always avail of services which guarantee compliance with the EU law and the effective exercise of your rights. You can find more information about in the related data protection notices, freely accessible from our website.
Supporters: You can erase your data at any time, by unsubscribing from our newsletter or by contacting us directly. You can access and rectify your personal data by clicking on “update my preferences” at any time, or by contacting us directly.
Volunteers: You can always withdraw your consent, or forward a request to erase your data, by getting in contact with us at any time.
Members: You can always terminate your membership, or forward a request to erase your data, by getting in contact with us at any time, and pursuant to the Statute of our organisation.
You can access and rectify your personal data by contacting us directly, at
Finally, for every complaint you can always contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
You are entitled to have recourse at any time to the National Supervising Authority of your country. A list of the National Authorities of every EU Member State and their contact details can be found here.