1. PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY
This policy describes how we collect and use personal data about you. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
2. ABOUT US
Africa GreenCo Group and GreenCo Power Services Limited (“we”, “us”, “our” and “ours”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, which includes any items of personal data which altogether could constitute the personal information that you may choose to provide us (“Personal Information”).
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We will process all your Personal Information in accordance with applicable data protection law.
To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing our privacy practices. This statement describes what personal identifying information is collected, how and when we might use your information, how we protect your information, who has access to your information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
3. HOW WE MAY COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We obtain personal data about you, for example, when: you contact us by email; you give us your business card, or from publicly available resources, such as your company’s website. When you visit our Website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. With each visit we may automatically collect the following information:
technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our Site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
4. THE KIND OF INFORMATION WE HOLD ABOUT YOU
The information we hold about you may include the following:
your personal details (such as your name, email address, phone number and business address); and our correspondence and communications with you. 5. HOW WE USE PERSONAL DATA WE HOLD ABOUT YOU
We may process your personal data for the purposes of our own legitimate interests provided that those interests do not override any of your own interests, rights and freedoms which require the protection of personal data. This includes processing for the purpose of sending you our newsletters.
We may process your personal data for certain additional purposes with your consent, and in these limited circumstances where your consent is required for the processing of your personal data then you have the right to withdraw your consent to processing for such specific purposes. Please note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful basis depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data.
We may use your personal data in order to:
send you newsletters to provide you with information related to our activities which we feel may interest you, provided you have not unsubscribed from our newsletters; contact you directly in connection with our activities. In some circumstances we may anonymise or pseudonymise the personal data so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use it without further notice to you.
We may also process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in accordance with this policy, where we are legally required or permitted to do so.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is collected. When assessing what retention period is appropriate for your personal data, we take into consideration:
the requirements of our business and the services provided; any statutory or legal obligations; the purposes for which we originally collected the personal data; the lawful grounds on which we based our processing; the types of personal data we have collected; the amount and categories of your personal data; and whether the purpose of the processing could reasonably be fulfilled by other means. Change of purpose Where we need to use your personal data for another reason, other than for the purpose for which we collected it, we will only use your personal data where that reason is compatible with the original purpose. Should it be necessary to use your personal data for a new purpose, we will notify you and communicate the legal basis which allows us to do so before starting any new processing.
6. DATA SHARING
Why might you share my personal data with third parties?
We will share your personal data with third parties where we are required by law, where it is necessary to administer the relationship between us or where we have another legitimate interest in doing so.
Which third-party service providers process my personal data?
“Third parties” includes third-party service providers. The following activities are carried out by third-party service providers: IT and cloud services, professional advisory services and administration services. All of our third-party service providers are required to take commercially reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect your personal data. We only permit our third-party service providers to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. Third Party Technologies
We might use Google services (Analytics, Remarketing, Display). You can read about how Google uses data when you use our sites or apps here.
We use Mailchimp (Email Alerts, Contact Management & Marketing) to stay in contact with others, including creating, sending, and managing emails and other information related to Subscribers. You can read about how Mailchimp uses data when you use our sites or apps here.
We might use Facebook Pixel to monitor performance of ads run from facebook to the website. We also use it to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on a person’s past visits to our website.
We might use LinkedIn Marketing solutions for conversion tracking, retargeting, and web analytics for LinkedIn ad campaigns. We might use Twitter Marketing solutions to measure what happens after you ssee our ads on Twitter. If you click on the link, Retweet, like or simply see the Tweet and then come to our website we ‘ll know where you came from.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk.
8. MARKETING MESSAGES
If you don’t want to receive marketing materials from us, you can opt out at any time by sending an email to email@example.com