Privacy Policy & End User Licence Agreement (EULA)

  • Privacy Policy
  • Google Analytics
  • Mixpanel
  • EULA
  • Annex to EULA: Controller Clause
  • Annex to EULA: Standard Contractual Clauses

Privacy Policy

On May 25, 2018, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. We are committed to making sure that your privacy is protected. Please read our Privacy Policy.


This website uses Google Analytics. Please read below to learn more about how this site uses cookies.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (Google).


Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.


Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage.


Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.


By using this website, you consent to process data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.


Alternatively you can prevent Google’s cookie generated collection of data, referring to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), plus the processing of the data, by downloading and installing the browser-plugin, which you can find here.


We use the tracking tool Mixpanel, a web analytics service provided by Mixpanel Inc (“Mixpanel”). Mixpanel is used to gather information while analyzing how you use the features of the Website and /or the Offerings and to what extent; for example, the kinds of buttons you click on the Website and/or the Offerings or how the user flow changes when you are navigating through the Website and/or the Offerings. Such an analysis offers a means to improve the usability and functionality of the Website and our Offerings.


We use Mixpanel cookies for our Website and the Offerings to record your IP address, location, browser type, browser version, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. We receive your IP address from Mixpanel in an anonymized form and endeavor to ensure that your privacy is protected.


Mixpanel stores the data it collects in the USA and is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield for this purpose. You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software. You can also prevent Mixplanel from using and processing the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the Website by clicking this link, choosing the available browser plug-in, and installing it.

End User Licence Agreement (EULA)

Please read this EULA carefully before accessing and using any version of the ecoinvent database or any ecoinvent dataset. By downloading, installing or using any ecoinvent database or using any ecoinvent dataset, you agree to be bound by the terms of use of this EULA. If you do not accept this EULA, you are not granted the right to use the ecoinvent database or any ecoinvent dataset.

Annex to EULA: Controller Clause

The Controller Clause Annex to the EULA specifies that users, depending on their location, must accept this agreement to access and use the ecoinvent database or any ecoinvent dataset. It delineates that ecoinvent and the licensee independently manage personal data within the datasets, ensuring compliance with data protection laws. Both parties agree to inform each other of any data issues and handle requests from individuals regarding their personal information. Each party bears sole responsibility for any breaches or damages related to the data they control, following the EULA’s terms for applicable law and venue.

Annex to EULA: Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) Module 1

The Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC, Module 1) Annex to the EULA ensures strict adherence to regulatory frameworks governing the transfer of personal data across borders. Specifically, it aligns with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP). This document delineates the parties involved in data transfers and outlines the scope of application. It underscores the imperative of compliance with established rules, allowing for reasonable modifications within prescribed parameters. Nevertheless, it underscores the non-negotiable commitment to safeguarding the fundamental rights of data subjects and underscores continued compliance with additional GDPR obligations.