Carbon Disclosure Project and Carbon Disclosure Project (Trading) Ltd (together we, or, where appropriate, CDP or us) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is CDP Worldwide of 3rd Floor, Quadrant House, 4 Thomas More Square, Thomas More Street, London, E1W 1YW.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following data about you:
(a) personal data included in responses to our online questionnaires
(b) information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.cdp.net (our site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site;
(c) if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence; and
(d) details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access;
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. They enable us:
(a) to estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
(b) to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize our site according to your individual interests;
(c) to speed up your searches; and
(d) to recognize you when you return to our site.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You must not share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
(a) to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
(b) to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, unless you have requested that you are not contacted for such purposes;
(c) to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
(d) to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
(e) to notify you about changes to our service.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
(a) in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
(b) if Carbon Disclosure Project is or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets; and
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at 40 Bowling Green Lane, London, EC1R 0NE or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.