Controller of the “Act for Arctic” personal data file
Föreningen Greenpeace Nordic (hereinafter called GPN)
PO Box 15164
104 65 Stockholm
Tel: +46-8-702 7070
Fax: +46-8-694 9013
GPN is also the provider of “Act for Arctic” service.
The controller’s contact person
Jan Viljanen, Head of IT
Tel: +46-8-703 976 672
To what purposes we process Your data?
The purposes of processing Your personal data are the following (one or more purposes may apply simultaneously):
GPN may use Your personal data to provide You with our “Act for Arctic” service and to perform the contract between You and GPN, and to ensure the security and functionality of our service as well as investigate possible misuses of the service.
Communication with You
GPN may use Your personal data to communicate with You, for example to send You important alerts and other such notices relating to our services and to inform You that our services have changed.
Marketing to you
GPN and other Greenpeace organizations may contact You to inform You of new services, products or promotions Greenpeace may offer and to conduct market research when we have Your consent or it is otherwise allowed based on applicable legislation. GPN may use Your personal data to personalize our offering and to provide You with more relevant services. This means for example making recommendations and to display customized content and advertising in our services and third party services such as social media platforms.
Managing and developing services
GPN may use Your personal data to manage and develop GPN’s services, products, marketing and sales as well as customer care.
GPN may combine personal data collected in connection with Your use of the “Act for Arctic” service with other personal data Greenpeace may have about You, unless such personal data was collected for a different purpose. Local Greenpeace organizations around the world may combine Your data with the existing data the local organization has of You for example for direct marketing purposes.
What information we collect about You?
Content of GPN’s “Act for Arctic” personal data file may include the following types of data:
Information You provide with us
When you create Your “Act for Arctic” account, GPN asks for the following mandatory information: first name and last name, e-mail address, password, city You live in and your status as a Greenpeace volunteer. Without giving this mandatory information use of “Act for Arctic” service is not possible.
In addition, You may inform us Your telephone number and Your country of residence as well as upload Your photo.
GPN also maintains records of Your consents and preferences relating to, for example, newsletters, petitions and marketing.
Your browser provides GPN with location data of said browser due to the use of Google Analytics tool.
Your transactions with us
GPN maintains records of Your requests and agreements with GPN, the content You have provided us with, the services provided to You, as well Your communications and other interactions with us. GPN may, in accordance with applicable law, record Your communication with our customer care.
Your activity in social media via our service
GPN maintains records of the content You share in social media via our service, such as sharing the content on “Act for Arctic” service via social plugin buttons.
Regular sources of information
Most of the information is collected from You at the beginning of and during the customer relationship and from the software programs when You are using “Act for Arctic” services.
Updates of the personal data may are also be obtained from authorities, organizations, companies offering updating services, from public directories and other public sources of information.
Is Your data regularly shared with others?
GPN does not sell, lease or otherwise disclose Your personal data to third parties unless otherwise stated below.
Your name may appear together with Your comments on “Act for Arctic” service. To inspire others to take action, Greenpece may also show Your name and a summary of what You have just done on our website, if you acquire a new name for the Arctic declaration.
GPN shows social networking sharing buttons and widgets from Facebook and Twitter on our website to enable You to easily share Greenpeace campaigns and news with friends. These social networking sharing buttons and widgets come from web servers which may track Your behavior on our website and may combine this with other information about You originating from other websites. You can install a browser add-on like "Disconnect" for Chrome and Firefox to disable them.
GPN also gathers information automatically about website visitors to help us maintain and improve the design of our website. We use Google Analytics to gather this data and analyze it. You can install the "Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on" to prevent information about Your visits to our website being sent to Google Analytics.
Is Your data transferred to countries outside the European Union or the European Economic Area?
GPN may disclose and transfer Your personal data to a local Greenpeace organization within Your place of residence, also outside EU / EEA. The transfer is based on the unambiguous consent which You have given to GPN when You sign up for “Act for Arctic” service. The purpose for such transfer is to allow Your local Greenpeace organization to communicate directly with you and to carry out its own direct marketing.
GPN’s services may be provided using resources and servers located in various countries around the world. Therefore GPN may transfer Your personal data outside the country where You use our services, including to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) that do not have laws providing specific protection for personal data or that have different legal rules on data protection. In such cases GPN ensures that a legal basis for such a transfer exists and that adequate protection for Your personal data is provided as required by applicable law, for example, by using standard agreements approved by relevant authorities (where necessary) and by requiring the use of other appropriate technical and organizational information security measures.
The principles of securing the data
Only appointed personnel of GPN and of organizations operating by GPN’s assignment or on behalf of GPN are entitled to use the personal data file application. All persons processing the application have a personal right of use granted by the controller. Different levels of access have been created based on the data a person needs according to his/her job description. The system is protected with a fire-wall which protects it from contacts outside of GPN.
All personnel of GPN and its subcontractors are obliged to keep the information of the personal data which they obtain in their work confidential.
Your right of access, correction and prohibition
You have a right of access to the data concerning You in GPN’s “Act for Arctic” personal data file. The request for right of access shall be made in writing by contacting the person in charge of the register. The request for the right of access must be signed. The request for right of access can also be presented at the main office of the controller at the address Greenpeace Nordic, Rosenlundsgatan 29 B, PO Box 15164, 104 65 Stockholm, with verification of identity.
You have the right to prohibit GPN from processing Your personal data for purposes of direct advertising, distance selling, other direct marketing and market research and opinion polls and the right to demand correction of an erroneous data by contacting the controller’s contact person.
Choice of law and the right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority and the contact details of the supervisory authority
The processing of “Act for Arctic” personal data file is governed by the laws of Sweden without regard to its conflicts of law provisions.
In case You suspect a breach of data protection legislation and the matter is not solved amicably between You and GPN in negotiations, You may contact the Swedish Data Protection authority at Datainspektionen, Box 8114, 104 20 Stockholm, Sweden.
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