At GH2 (Foundation for the Green Hydrogen Organisation, with head office located Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland) we respect your privacy. This means that we will always handle the information you provide carefully and responsibly, observing information you provide, in compliance with the relevant data protection regulations and based on this data protection declaration.

The Foundation for the Green Hydrogen Organisation (GH2) reserves the right to vary or amend this Privacy Policy Statement at any time. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy Statement will govern our use of your information and will always be available on the GH2 website.


How is your data collected and why?

As a rule, we process your personal data only for the purpose for which it was provided and in compliance with applicable data protection laws, in particular the Federal Act on Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We collect personal data only in the following cases: when you visit our website, when you communicate directly with us, when you register for our newsletters or events or when you provide us with your personal data for other reasons. In all cases, we process your personal data exclusively for the purposes specified, of which you can ask about. We may collect different categories of personal data, including but not limited to:

  • Identification data (surname, first name) on the following lawful basis:
    • Performance of a contract (for applications, employment and/or partnerships);
    • Legitimate interest to contact potential interested parties (for communication campaigns)
    • Consent (for newsletter and/or marketing materials);
  • Contact data (email, phone number, organisation) on the following lawful basis:
    • Performance of a contract (for applications, employment and/or partnerships);
    • Legitimate interest to contact potential interested parties (for communication campaigns)
    • Consent (for newsletter and/or marketing materials);
  • Application data (CV, cover letter, interview notes)  on the following lawful basis:
    • Performance of a contract (for applications and employment);
  • Transaction and payment data (transaction details)  on the following lawful basis:
    • Performance of a contract (for partnerships, donations and/or other contributions);
  • Connection data (date, time, IP address, software and hardware, pages viewed) on the following lawful basis:
    • Legitimate interest to analyse traffic to our website in order to protect the integrity and improve the quality of the service provided

The processing implemented by GH2 meets explicit, legitimate, and determined purposes.

These purposes are mainly the following:

  • Management of your requests (information, sending of newsletters, exercising your personal data rights)
  • The management of your applications
  • Carrying out communication campaigns
  • The realization of events
  • Management of donations and relations with donors
  • Management of relations with prospective donors
  • The management of relations with service providers and suppliers
  • Management of the selection process, appraisal, and implementation of projects
  • Analysis of your browsing

How long do we keep your personal data?

We process and store your data for as long as we need them to fulfil our contractual or legal obligations, or for as long as they are necessary for the purposes for which we collected them, or as long as our legitimate interests continue to exist, or consent has not been withdrawn.



You will only receive a newsletter at your express request. For this purpose, we need your contact information (in particular a valid email address). A given consent can be revoked at any time


Social Media and other platforms

Our website contains links or plug-ins to various social networks (such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Hubilo, etc.). By clicking on the links, you open the corresponding platform sites, for which this Privacy Policy Statement does not apply. Please refer to the details of the specific provisions in the data protection declaration of the respective provider on its website.


Data disclosure to third party service providers

We will not disclose your personal data to third parties, except for the following: (1) disclosure of data if legally required or ordered by a binding order from an authority or a court; (2) disclosure of data to external service providers who support GH2 in the area of data processing. We will not sell, rent, distribute, or otherwise make your contact or other data commercially available to any third party.

GH2 outsources some of its processing and may transfer data outside the European Union. Within the framework of these transfers, GH2 undertakes to conclude contractual clauses with the third parties concerned guaranteeing an adequate level of protection for your personal data.


Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit our website. If you open this page again, your browser will send us the contents of the cookies, which enable us to recognize the terminal. The use of cookies enables us to design our website optimally for you and to make it easier for you to use.

If you decide not to accept cookies, you can deactivate and delete them in your browser at any time. Please consult the help function of your browser. However, deactivating cookies may prevent you from taking advantage of certain functions on our website. If you use a different browser or a different terminal, you will have to deactivate or delete the cookies again.


Use of Analytics

We need statistical information about the use of our online offer (in particular our websites and newsletter) in order to make it more efficient, to carry out audience analysis and to conduct market research. For this purpose, we use web analysis tools, in particular Google Analytics.


Your rights regarding personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

You can request access to the personal data we hold about you.

You can request that your personal data be rectified, supplemented, blocked, or erased, as well as exported in a common machine-readable format (right to data portability).

If you have consented to the processing of your data, you can revoke your consent at any time with immediate effect.

To exercise your rights, simply send us an e-mail:


Should you consider that your rights have been infringed and our team has not been able to address the situation adequately via the abovementioned outlet, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory data protection authority.


GH2 Privacy Policy – Last modification: Dec-22