Privacy Policy
Last updated: 10 June 2021

Please read carefully this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) prior to using (the "Website").
If You do not agree with this Policy you may not access or use the Website or any other services provided byGreen Cert GmbH, a company established and operating in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Austria, registration number FN 557039a (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”, “We”, “Us”, “Our”).

1. Privacy Policy Status and Acceptance
1.1. This Policy sets forth the general rules of User's Personal Data collection, processing, distribution, use and keeping by the Company during the Website use and/or directly on our request.
1.2. Each User must carefully read and comply with this Policy. It is understood and presumed per se that by the fact of the Website use or by providing us the Personal Data directly on our request, the respective User has fully read, understood and accepted this Policy. If any User does not agree with this Policy in general or any part of it, such User must not access and use the Website.
1.3. The Company reserves the right to modify or amend this Policy at its sole discretion. Any revisions to this Privacy Policy will be posted on the homepage of our website. If we make changes, we will notify You by revising the date at the top of this Policy. In addition, if the revised version includes any substantial changes to the manner in which Your personal information will be processed, we will provide You with prior notice by posting notification of the change on the Privacy Policy area of our website. We strongly recommend You to periodically visit the Website to review any changes that may be made for this Privacy Policy to stay informed about our information practices and Your privacy rights and choices. Your continued usage of the Website shall mean Your acceptance of those amendments.
1.4. It is the personal obligation and responsibility of each Employee of the Company to act in a manner consistent with this Policy.
1.5. All Employees of the Company must report any breaches, violations, risks, incidents, and complaints of the Privacy Policy, as appropriate.

2. Terms and Definitions
2.1. Applicable Law – laws of the Republic of Austria applicable under this Policy to any and all relations between a User and Company.
2.2. Authorized User – any person, who uses the Website with prior registration and authorization.
2.3. Clients – individuals or legal entities (personal data processing subjects) have entered into a contract with the Company for the provision of services, the list of which is formed by the Company.
2.4. Employee – a Company’s employee.
2.6. Green Cert Privacy Policy (also referred to as "Policy") – this Privacy Policy posted on the homepage of our Website which may be revised or updated from time to time as stated in subsection 1.3 of this Privacy Policy.
2.7. Personal Data (also referred to as "Personal Information") - any information relating to an identified or identifiable User ("data subject").
2.8. User (also referred to as "You", "Your") – any person, who uses the Website without prior registration and authorization.
2.9. Website – the website maintained and owned by the Company at

3. Purpose of Personal Data Use
3.1. We collect from the Users only the Personal Data that we need for their proper use of the Website. In particular, we use Your Personal Data to:
- administer our Website and provide services;
- facilitate the provision of Information Services by the Company;
- comply with relevant AML/KYC rules in accordance with the applicable law and Green Cert Cookie Policy;
- personalize the Website for You;
- send You technical notices and support and administrative messages;
- communicate with You about products, services, promotions, events and other news and information we think will be of interest to You;
- monitor and analyse trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Website and services;
- provide third parties with statistical information about our Users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual User from that information);
- detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and protect the rights and property of the Company and others;
- link or combine Personal Data We collect from or about You.

4. User's Rights
4.1. You have a right to access to Your Personal Data, withdraw Your consent for data processing, obtain the information whether or not Your personal data is being processed and to require the correction, updating or deletion of incorrect or/and inaccurate data by contacting us We shall delete Your respective Personal Data from any sources within 24 hours from the moment we receive such request from You. At that, the Company reserves its right to suspend the provision of any services to You and/or delete Your Account on the Website without prior notice.
4.2. To disable Your account and remove Your Personal Data completely, please email us at joinus@green-cert.orgwith a request.
4.3. You have the right to receive notices of processing activities from the Company.
4.4. You have the right to transfer data in a machine-readable format.
4.5. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the local supervisory authority, authorized to review such complaints.
4.6. You are entitled with and may exercise any of the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GRPR”) with regard to the processing of personal data if You fall under its` material and territorial scope as defined in the GDPR.

5. Personal Data Protection and Sharing
5.1. We collect Personal Data from running the Website and use Personal Data, provided to Us by You. We may collect such Personal Data:
- e-mail address;
- full name and surname;
- other information required by Green Cert internal operations.
5.2. We reserve the right to collect any Other Data, including data which is not Personal per se such as:
- Your LinkedIn profile address;
- any other information if we deem necessary in accordance with this Policy.
5.3. When You visit the Website or use our products, we may automatically collect the Personal Data sent to us by Your computer, mobile phone, or another access device. This Personal Data may include:
- Your IP address;
- device information including, but not limited to, identifier, name, and type of operating system;
- mobile network information;
- standard web log information, such as Your browser type, and the pages You accessed on Our Website, access times, website navigation paths.
5.4. The Company collects some data automatically, namely information about devices (including mobile devices), which You may use to access the Website, IP-address of Your devices, used browser and operating system, date, time, geographical location data of Your access to the Website. However, we will not release Your personally-identifying information of such kind to any third party without Your consent, except as set forth herein.
5.5. We do not process any sensitive Personal Data, such as religion, race, ethnicity and/or political views.
5.6. We may also use third-party service providers, which we entrust storing data, its collection and analysis. This is made in order to enable You to get the best services possible and to make our cooperation the most effective and with the best benefit for You. These third parties have their own privacy policies and their own conditions, whether to collect Your data or opt-out from it. Thus, we do recommend You to get Yourself acquainted with the terms of third-party service provider if You use other services on our Website. We will not seek any of Your Personal Information through any other software platforms, data web resources etc., even if this information is necessary for You or Your usage of the Website.
5.7. When You access the Website or use Our Product or services, we (or Google Analytics or similar service provider on our behalf) may place small data files called cookies on Your computer or another device. We use these technologies to recognize You as our User, customize Our Website, understand usage and determine the effectiveness of email marketing campaigns, measure promotional effectiveness and collect information about Your computer or other access device to mitigate risk, help prevent fraud, and promote trust and safety. You may control the use of cookies within Your internet browsers’ settings. If You reject or delete certain cookies, be aware that the performance of the related features and functions of our Websites and services may be impaired. Web beacons (or pixel tags) are electronic images that may be used in our web Services or emails to help deliver cookies, count website visits, understand usage and determine the effectiveness of email marketing campaigns.
5.8. You agree to provide the Personal Data specified herein and agree that Your provided Personal Data may be processed and stored by us or our counterparties during the period of time that is practically necessary for the purposes for which the information may be used.
5.9. The components of Personal Data that mentioned below may be modified from time to time according to the Applicable law and our needs that will be reflected in this Policy. We will not collect any other Personal Data except for the mentioned herein until we amend and post these amendments to the Policy on the homepage of our Website.
5.10. You have the right to request personal information safeguards in case Your data is being transferred outside of the territorial scope of the GDPR as defined in the GDPR.

6. Personal Data Protection and Sharing
6.1.We will do any and all efforts and actions prescribed by Applicable Law to store any of Your Personal Data in secrecy, to protect Your Personal Data from accidental loss, disclosure or erasure, from illegal processing or illegal access.
6.2. We store and process Your Personal Data on Our servers in various jurisdictions, where our facilities and/or our service providers are located. By submitting Your Personal Data, You agree to this transfer, storing, or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your Personal Data is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy. We protect Your Personal Data under internationally acknowledged standards, using physical, technical, and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centers, and information access authorization controls. We also authorize access to Personal Data only for those employees or contractors who require it to fulfil their job or service responsibilities. All of our physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards are designed to comply with applicable laws and regulations. Third parties may be located in other countries where the laws on the processing of Personal Data may be less stringent than in Your country. From time to time, the Personal Data may be also stored in other locations, and in such cases, we will ensure that the Personal Data will be stored and processed with the reasonable level of care and security.
6.3. We reserve our right to share Your Personal Data with the following parties and with regard to the following cases:
- companies that We plan to merge with or be acquired by (all or a portion of our business);
- companies in connection with, or during negotiations of, any sale of company assets or any financing by another company;
- service providers that execute any work for us (such as hosting providers, identity verification, support, payment, and email service providers);
- in response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with or required by, any applicable law, regulation or legal process;
- if we believe Your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety the Company or others;
- between and among Company and its current and future corporate parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and other companies under common control and ownership;
- when we believe, in our sole discretion, that the disclosure of personal information is necessary to report suspected illegal activity or to investigate violations of our Terms and Conditions.
6.4. We will not provide Your Personal Data to any other Website users or third parties other than described in clause 6.3 herein without Your consent or direction.
6.5. We will not sell or rent Your Personal Data and/or clients lists to third parties without Your explicit consent.
6.6. We may combine Your Personal Data with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize the Website and our products, as well as our content and advertising.
6.7. We may use Your name and email address to provide You with information about products or services that may be of interest to You, but we will not use Your Personal Data without complying with applicable laws and, where appropriate, obtaining Your consent.
6.8. Information provided by us may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, and affiliates (including, but not limited to, websites on which the Website is advertised). If You follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites and any services that may be accessible through them have their own terms of use privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or for any Personal Data that may be collected through these websites or services, such as contact and location data. Please check these policies before You submit any personal data to these websites or use these services.
6.9. We may allow others to provide analytics services on our behalf in connection with our services. These entities may use cookies and other technologies to collect information about Your use of the services and other websites and apps (if any), including Your IP address, web browser, pages views, app performance, time spent on pages and links clicked. This information may be used by the Company and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand Your online activity.

7. Data Storage and Retention
7.1. In accordance with Applicable Law and as needed to provide services to our Users, we may store and retain Your Personal Data provided its integrity and the appropriate approach to it. This requirement is conditioned by the need of complying with legal obligations and resolving possible disputes. We may retain Your Personal Data for as long as Your account is active. Moreover, Your Personal Data may be held beyond the above mentioned period until it is indispensable for us to have relevant information to respond to any issues that may arise later.

8. Cookies and Cookie Policy
8.1. Green Cert GmbH uses cookies. Detailed information about cookies can be found in our Green Cert Cookie Policy.

9. Security
9.1. We use relevant electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the privacy of the information You provide to us from loss, misuse, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please note that transmission of data or information (including communications by e-mail) over the Internet or other publicly accessible networks is not one hundred percent secure. Please note that we are not liable for the security of any data You are transmitting over the Internet, or third-party content.

10. Contact details
10.1. If You have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us
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