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FSC UK shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing within this Site, or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from this Site. In no event shall FSC UK be liable for any incidental or consequential damages, lost profits, or lost data or any indirect damages, even if FSC UK has been informed of the possibility thereof.
When referring to internet websites or content of third parties (links), FSC UK does not assume responsibility for the contents of the pages linked. By accessing these links, you leave the information area of FSC UK. For information provided by third parties, there may be different policies admissible, especially in terms of data protection.
3.1 Personal Data We Collect
The data we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us, the choices you make, including your privacy settings, and the features of the website you use.
When you sign up to receive our e-magazine, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose and will not be passed on to third parties. The consent to the storage of your personal data and their use for the newsletter can be revoked at any time, by informing the FSC UK office.
3.1.2 Use of Google Analytics
3.1.3 Social plugins
- Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave - Palo Alto - CA 94304 USA)
- Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St. - Suite 600 - San Francisco - CA 94107 - USA)
- Instagram (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA, USA)
- YouTube (Google LLC, D/B/A YouTube, 901 Cherry Ave., San, Bruno, CA 94066, USA)
- LinkedIn (Gardner House, 2 Wilton Pl, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland)
- Email plugin
3.2 Why we need personal data?
We need to know your basic personal data in order to provide you with the information and services you request from us. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need in order to provide and oversee this service to you.
3.3 How we use personal data?
All the personal data we process is processed by our staff and affiliates, however for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is located on servers in Strasburg in France and Cologne in Germany.
3.4 What are your rights?
By law, you have 8 fundamental data subject rights:
1. The right to be informed
2. The right of access
3. The right to rectification
4. The right to erasure
5. The right to restrict processing
6. The right to data portability
7. The right to object
8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
As a consequence, you can make changes or revoke your consent by notifying us with effect for the future.
GDPR privacy notice
Data subject request form
FSC UK has produced a subject access request form, which you might use to send FSC UK a request. The use of the standard form is not compulsory. You can find the request form here.
You can send your request or any further questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org or to:
The Billiard Room
Great Oak Street
Privacy statement for "contact us" forms
By using any of the various ‘Contact Us’ online forms, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement.
6.1 What Information We Collect
In order to detail with your request, we may collect some personal data. The personal data we collect on the ‘Contact Us’ forms includes the following:
• Full name (first name, last name)
• Email address
• IP address
• Cookie ID
• Date & Time; or
• Specific content provided by user which might contain further personal and business data specific to each ‘Contact Us’ online form.
6.2 How We Collect Your Data
You as a website user directly provide us with most of the data we collect. As user of the ‘Contact Us’ forms you are responsible for providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information. This information includes your full name (first name, last name), email address, and country.
6.3 How We Use Your Data
We process your personal data for one or several of the following purposes:
• To communicate with you,
• To provide information on FSC licenses or on collaboration with FSC,
• To improve and maintain performance in the FSC certification process,
• To help us to produce FSC reports,
• To monitor compliance with the certification process,
• To handle complaints or resolve infringements,
• To show impact of FSC,
• To develop market intelligence; or
• As is required by law for safety and integrity.
All the personal data we process is processed by FSC UK, however for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is located on servers in Strasburg in France and Cologne in Germany. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need to provide and oversee this service to you.
6.4. Who We Share Your Data With
Your personal data will be accessible to the data controller at FSC UK and FSC GD. We will only share your personal data with third parties with whom we contract in order to pursue our legitimate interest in providing services to you, answering your queries and handling your complaints. This can include:
• Staff or units of different entities of the FSC Group1,
• Staff or units of FSC network partners2 & certification bodies3,
• Members of stakeholder working groups,
• Third party service providers; email service providers; IT service providers,
• Companies about which a complaint is submitted, or
• Independent experts, governmental offices or appeals panels in the complaints process.
We will take all reasonable steps, such as the inclusion of clauses in our contracts with such processors or controllers, to ensure that your personal data is safe and treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
6.5 Transfer of Data
The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and processed by, a processor based in a destination outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). If this happens, we will take steps, such as the inclusion of contractual clauses into our contracts with such processors or controllers, to ensure that your personal data is safe and treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
6.6 How Long We Keep Your Personal Data
This would depend on the issue you are contacting us for. Personal data collected for our ‘Contact Us’ forms will not be stored longer than is necessary in order to achieve the purposes as named within this privacy and cookie statement unless FSC or any of the third-parties engaged by FSC must observe a longer statutory retention period based on a legal obligation. In some cases, we may be legally obliged to keep your data for 10 years. Any information we use for marketing purposes might be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.
FSC is committed to ensuring the privacy of your personal information. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
6.8. Your Rights
FSC would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following with regards to their data:
• The right to be informed
• The right of access
• The right to rectification
• The right to erasure
• The right to restrict processing
• The right to data portability
• The right to object
• Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
Upon your request, we provide you with information about the personal data we hold about you. You have the right to access or verify your personal data FSC UK is holding and to have your personal data modified, corrected or deleted under certain conditions at any time. If you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
6.9 Cookies and Similar Technologies
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.
How to manage cookies
6.10 Your Requests and Complaints
The Supervisory authority in the UK is the ICO. Where you have a complaint regarding the handling of your data which you do not think can be handled by FSC UK, then you have the right to make a complaint to the ICO
6.11 How to Contact Us
If you have questions about this Privacy Statement, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Billiard Room
Great Oak Street
6.12 Changes to our Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the internet, and beyond the control of FSC and is not to be applied in any manner contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations.