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Terms of Use

Urban ReLeaf is a Horizon Europe project co-funded by the European Union (“Urban ReLeaf Project”) and UKRI Innovate UK. The following Statement, comprising the Privacy Policy, Accessibility Policy, Cookies Policy, and Terms of Use, is an integral part of the Urban ReLeaf Project website (“Urban ReLeaf Website”) and its content available at The Urban ReLeaf Website is hosted and managed by the University of Dundee (“UNIVDUN”) in the UK, serving as an associate partner of the Urban ReLeaf Project. 

This Statement applies to all Users accessing and using the Urban ReLeaf Website. 

Purpose The Urban ReLeaf Website aims to provide information about the Project’s activities and disseminate project results.

The Urban ReLeaf Website is created, maintained, and updated by the Urban ReLeaf Consortium, comprising project and associate project partners. All (“Material”) including images, data, information, logos, and videos (including without limitation copyright, registered and unregistered trademarks, branding and database rights) on the Urban ReLeaf Website are owned by the Urban ReLeaf Consortium or individual partners.

While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, the Urban ReLeaf Project cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy any information, data, wording or graphics on the website and the Material is not provided for any specific or general purpose. The Project is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Material. Any third party to who any such Material is passed should be made aware of this. No reliance should be placed on the Material by the user without specialist advice.

Opinions, views, information, and other materials on the Urban ReLeaf Website represent the views of the author or authors and not those of the granting bodies, the European Commission and UKRI InnovateUK. 

By accessing, browsing, or using the Urban ReLeaf Website, Users acknowledge having read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use and applicable laws and regulations including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If Users do not agree or cannot fulfil their obligations as stated herein, they may not use the Urban ReLeaf Website. The Urban ReLeaf Consortium reserves the right to revise this Statement without notice. 

The Urban ReLeaf Project may update these Terms of Use therefore Users are advised to review this document periodically for updates. Major changes that may impact Users’ obligations and rights will be prominently notified on the Urban ReLeaf Website.

In line with the GDPR, Urban ReLeaf only use servers that are internal or located in Europe and that comply with the regulations in force in the European Union since 25 May 2018.


The Urban ReLeaf Project is committed to making its Website accessible to all users. We are designing to adhere to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, AA standard.

Accessible Design: We have designed our following best practices to provide an inclusive user experience. This includes providing alternative text for images, using clear heading structure, and ensuring sufficient colour contrast.

Keyboard Navigation: The Urban ReLeaf Website is fully operable using a keyboard, allowing users who rely on keyboard navigation to access all content and functionality.

Screen Readers: We have optimized The Urban ReLeaf Website to work well with screen reader software, enabling users with visual impairments to understand and navigate the content effectively.

Captioned Media: Whenever possible, we will provide captions for audio and video content to ensure that individuals with hearing impairments can access the information presented.

Assistive Technologies: We strive to ensure compatibility with assistive technologies, such as screen magnifiers and voice recognition software, to facilitate access for individuals with different abilities.

Continuous Improvement: We value your feedback and are committed to ongoing accessibility enhancements. We will regularly assess and enhance The Urban ReLeaf Website’s accessibility features to provide an inclusive experience for all users. 

If you encounter any accessibility barriers or have suggestions for improvement, please contact us at

Cookie Policy

To help improve The Urban ReLeaf Website we may place small data files, known as cookies, onto your computer. Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They are used to make the site work better for you, primarily to save time and enhance user convenience: 

They do this by:

  • remembering how you like things displayed
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
  • ensuring the website works properly
  • improving navigation

Types of Cookies: We use both functional and non-functional cookies on The Urban ReLeaf Website. 

Functional cookies are essential for The Urban ReLeaf Website ‘s operation and do not require explicit consent. 

Non-functional cookies, such as analytics and marketing cookies, may require your consent before being placed on your device.

Third-Party Cookies: The Urban ReLeaf Website may include third-party services, such as Google Analytics, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, which may use cookies to track user interactions. Google Analytics, a web analytics service allows us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. These third-party services are subject to their respective privacy policies and cookie preferences. 

Cookie Consent: By using The Urban ReLeaf Website, you consent to the use of cookies as described in our Cookies Policy. You can manage your cookie preferences by adjusting your browser settings. Please note that disabling certain cookies may affect the functionality of the Website.

By accessing the Urban ReLeaf Website, Users accept the use of non-functional third-party cookies. Please note that while the Urban ReLeaf Consortium strives to respect Users’ choices, it may not capture all cookies. Concerned Users can adjust their cookie settings via their browser’s help function.

Privacy Policy

Urban ReLeaf complies with the General Data Protection Regulation and Privacy legislation 

This policy outlines the processing of Personal Data, such as name, identification number, location data, etc., when using the Urban ReLeaf Website. Personal Data on the Urban ReLeaf Website is processed in compliance with relevant laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

Data collection responsibility: Data collected on the Urban ReLeaf Website is processed by UNIVDUN, the host of the Urban ReLeaf Website, and IIASA, the Urban ReLeaf Project coordinator. Contact details can be found in the Terms of Use. 

Data collection and purposes: 

When Users visit the Urban ReLeaf Website, it collects and processes and temporarily stores some data that may be considered Personal Data (e.g., IP address). When using the website, the IP address of the visitor is stored temporarily and used for consultation statistics.  The Urban ReLeaf Project uses cookies relevant to Google Analytics. Personal Data is also collected when Users contact the Urban ReLeaf Project via the contact form, newsletter sign up or email. This includes the name and email address and country of the User. Subscribing to the Urban ReLeaf Project’s newsletter requires providing the name and email address for newsletter delivery. Collecting, using, and storing this information to send newsletters and related information about the project is considered a legitimate interest under GDPR.  Urban ReLeaf keeps data (name, surname, etc.) for research purposes. It always obtains consent before using a person’s data and will keep it for 3 years beyond the end of the project. 

Personal Data may also be used for statistical analysis and the functioning of the Urban ReLeaf Website. The Urban ReLeaf Project may retain communications received from Users via the contact forms or email to process inquiries, respond to requests, and improve the Urban ReLeaf Website or provide assistance related to project services. 

Contact information will only be used for communication purposes unless Users express their preference not to receive further communications. The Urban ReLeaf Project does not collect special categories of Personal Data according to Art. 9 (1) GDPR, such as information regarding political views, race, religious beliefs, or health. 

Analytics, third-party tools, and links: The Urban ReLeaf Project employs various companies to analyse website usage and optimize user experience, including Google Analytics,,, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. 

The Urban ReLeaf Website may contain links to Third-Party Sites controlled by independent third parties (e.g., project partners). The Urban ReLeaf Project assumes no responsibility for the availability and content of Third-Party Sites or the cookies used on them. 

Data Subject Rights: Users have the following rights regarding their Personal Data:

  • Right to withdraw consent
  • Right to access
  • Right to rectification
  • Right to erasure
  • Right to restrict processing
  • Right to object to processing
  • Right to data portability 

Users can contact the Urban ReLeaf Project via for requests regarding their rights. If you have any further questions about our policies or the use of your Personal Data, please contact us at the same address. The Urban ReLeaf Project will respond within one (1) month.