This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which INNONATIVES collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each "User") of the website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by INNONATIVES.



We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Visitors may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect and store personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

If you receive an award in response for your winning contribution that you submit in response to a Challenge, we will request certain information from you in order to comply with our obligations under tax law and other applicable laws. This information will include copies of positive identification documentation and a tax identification number (“Award Information”). Award Information will not be incorporated into your personal information (“My Profile”) that is stored by the Site, and we will not request more Award Information than is reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations.


We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider utilized and other similar information.


Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.



INNONATIVES may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

• To improve customer service. Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently

• To personalize user experience. We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

• To improve our Site. We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

• To process payments. We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

• To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature. To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

• To send periodic emails. We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.



We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. Our Site is also in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards in order to create as secure of an environment as possible for Users.


We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.


Users may find other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.


Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.


INNONATIVES has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page and send you an email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.


By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

econcept, Agency for Sustainable Design
Albatrosweg 11, 50259 Pulheim / Germany
Ms. Ursula Tischner
Tel.: +49-(0)221-4202676, Email:

This document was last updated on May 07, 2014




Our Site uses "cookies". A cookie is a very small piece of information that a website sends to your computer when you access the site. This information is stored by your browser, and accessed each time you visit the site. When you return to our Site, we detect whether you have one of our cookies on your computer and use this information to provide additional functionality to the Site and help us analyse Site usage more accurately. For example, our Site sets a cookie on your browser that allows you to access restricted pages of the site once you log in. You can disable cookies by changing the settings in your browser (See “Managing Cookies”).

We utilize certain analytics applications which use third-party cookies to track visitor interactions with our Site. These analytics applications collect information anonymously and report Site trends without identifying individual visitors. These types of cookies cannot be used to track you once you leave our Site.

For more information about cookies:



Following is a list of the different types of cookies and how they are used on our Site. See “Managing Cookies” should you want to disable the use of cookies with our Site.

Strictly Necessary Cookies: These types of cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. For those types of cookies that are strictly necessary, no consent is required.

• These types of cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site. Without these cookies services you have asked for, such as private, secure access to Challenge Details, cannot be provided.

Performance Cookies: These types of cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the Site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

• These types of cookies collect information about how visitors use the Site, such as which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies enable us to collect aggregate, anonymous information. The aggregated information is only used to improve how the Site works.

Functionality Cookies: These types of cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. By using the Site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

• These cookies allow the Site to remember choices you make, such as your user name, and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to parts of the Site that you can customize, such as how lists are sorted. The information these cookies collect is only used to improve your experience on the site and cannot track your browsing activity on this or other sites.

Targeting or Advertising Cookies: These types of cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to customize content or advertising to you and your interests. By using the Site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

• These cookies allow the Site to analyze website visitors and traffic patterns and serve up customized content or advertising.



All browsers allow you to fine-tune cookie settings and determine which ones to accept and which to disable or delete. Your browser can also notify you when you receive new cookies and allows to you to take action. Consult your browser’s Help section for more information on adjusting its cookie settings.

Cookies allow you to take advantage of some of our Site’s essential features, so we recommend you leave them turned on. If you block or otherwise reject cookies the Site may not function correctly and you may not be able to access restricted parts of the site that require you to log in. If you leave cookies turned on, remember to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.
Last Updated: November 2, 2013