ESGL is committed to conducting business compliantly and takes data privacy seriously. When we receive personal data, we take steps to handle the data responsibly and consistent with our core values and business objectives.
Please find more detailed information on how we handle your data below:
Visitors to our website and users of our web-based services can find a detailed digital marketing privacy statement via the tab “Data Privacy Statement.”
Business Contacts, ESG Business School’s further education and training program participants, and Job applicants can find our Privacy Notice pursuant to Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation via the tab “Other Privacy Notice.”
Environmental Solutions Group Holdings Limited (“ESGL,” “us,” or “we”) understands that visitors to our website and recipients of our marketing material are concerned about the privacy of personal information. We have established policies and procedures concerning the collection, processing, and security of personal information that will help protect the privacy of our Website users. Our information privacy standards are designed to help us serve our users while maintaining our own strict security standards and are intended to comply with the applicable privacy and data protection laws where we do business. We want you to understand how and why we collect, use and disclose personal information about you on our Website. This Data Privacy Statement (“Statement”) provides you with information concerning our practices and procedures as they relate specifically to the information we collect on this Website.
In the event we receive personal information via this Website, we will only use it for the purposes described where it is collected or otherwise described in this Statement, and we will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of ESGL and its subsidiaries and affiliates unless: (1) you expressly authorize us to do so; (2) it is necessary to allow our service providers or agents to provide services for us; (3) it is necessary in order to provide our products or services to you (and contacting you when necessary); (4) subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other entities with whom we have joint marketing agreements; (5) it is necessary in connection with other business purposes including, without limitation, customer care, service quality, business management and operation, risk assessment, security, fraud and crime prevention/detection, monitoring, research and analysis, marketing, customer purchasing preferences and trends, dispute resolution, credit checking and debt collection; or (6) otherwise as we are required or permitted by law.
Users of this Website are not requested to provide sensitive personal data (personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, or biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation). Please avoid providing such data through this Website.
We will collect personal information from visitors to this Website, including automated data collected in server log files; personal data deliberately provided by the Website user through web forms, subscription pages and similar means; and personal data collected through cookies, web beacons, and similar technology.
We furthermore collect and process personal data to improve and disseminate marketing material, such as publications, invitations and other information.
In the following sections of this Statement, we explain how these types of data are collected and used, for which purposes and duration and on which legal basis.
When you use our Website, we automatically collect your IP address, traffic source, search keywords, page views, visits, language (aggregate), location (aggregate), browser and operating systems (aggregate), network (aggregate), device (aggregate), as well as other connection data like time and transferred data (collectively referred to as “automated data”).
We store and use this automated data in server log files for the reason of system integrity and security and in order to be able to investigate and prosecute infringements or abuse of our Website and to cooperate with authorities involved (security and prosecution purposes). We also use this information in order to enhance our services and to provide you with a positive user experience (marketing and analytics purposes).
In order to pursue these purposes, we make accessible and share automated data with our IT security team, supervisory authorities and/or prosecution departments (for security and prosecution purposes) and qualified personnel (marketing, analytics) having access to the tools that are used for collecting and analyzing the automated data (Google Analytics and others, see below in section “Google Analytics” and “Marketing automation, customer relationship management (CRM), publications and invitations.”)
We store the information required for security and prosecution purposes on a legitimate interest basis and the data required for marketing and analytics purposes (legitimate interest or where required, by obtaining your prior consent), for the period necessary to pursue the purposes outlined in this section, or as permitted by statutory laws.
We do not rely on our legitimate business interests (but obtain your prior consent) if they are overridden by your personal interests or fundamental rights and freedoms which require the protection of personal data.
About Web Forms
On our Website, you have the opportunity to pose questions or get in touch with us through web forms, ordering pages, subscribing to our blogs and e-newsletters or event alerts, or registering for special services, such as receiving special publications.
We may collect, store and use your name, company name, email address, IP address, documents or files, the content of your request or query, and other personal information you provide with your submission to get in contact with you, respond to your request, answering your questions or providing information as requested.
We will also collect data about the content visitors access through this Website, such as newsletters or articles visitors read or the information topics contained therein, or by sending information to a ESGL email address provided on a ESGL website. We will use this data to manage visitor subscriptions and to inform visitors about ESGL services and information that may be of interest unless visitors inform us that they no longer wish to receive any publications/promotion material from ESGL.
We collect and use this information for a legitimate interest purpose (or, where required, by obtaining your prior consent). We store this data for the period necessary to pursue the purposes outlined in this section or as permitted by statutory laws.
About Google Analytics
When you visit websites, they may store or retrieve data in your browser. This storage is often necessary for the basic functionality of the website. The storage may be used for marketing, analytics, and personalization of the site, such as storing your preferences. Privacy is important to us, so you have the option of disabling certain types of storage that may not be necessary for the basic functioning of the website. Blocking categories may impact your experience on the website.