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Privacy Policy

Introduction

At Sustainable Pathways, we are committed to protecting the privacy of our users. This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, and share information about you when you use our platform, including our website, mobile application, and other online services (collectively, the "Services"). By using our Services, you agree to the collection, use, and sharing of your information as described in this privacy policy.

 

Information We Collect

We may collect the following types of information about you when you use our Services:

  • Personal information: This includes information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, email address, and phone number.

  • Profile information: This includes information that you provide about yourself when creating a profile on our platform, such as your skills and experience, as well as information you may provide about your preferences and interests.

  • Transaction information: This includes information about the courses, offers, job postings, and digital products that you purchase or sell through our platform, as well as any related payment information.

  • Usage information: This includes information about how you use our Services, such as the pages you visit, the actions you take, and the search terms you use.

  • Device information: This includes information about the device you use to access our Services, such as the type of device, the operating system, and the IP address.

We may collect this information directly from you or through the use of tracking technologies, such as cookies and web beacons.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect about you for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Services: We use your information to provide the Services you request, including connecting you with businesses and allowing you to host courses, job postings, and digital products.

  • To improve the Services: We use your information to understand how you use the Services and to identify opportunities for improvement.

  • To communicate with you: We may use your information to send you updates about the Services, as well as marketing and promotional materials.

  • To protect against fraud: We may use your information to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud or other illegal activities.

 

Sharing Your Information

We may share your information with third parties for the following purposes:

  • Service providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as hosting, payment processing, and customer support.

  • Business partners: We may share your information with businesses that we partner with to offer the Services, such as sustainability consulting firms and companies that are seeking sustainability freelancers.

  • Legal purposes: We may share your information as required by law, such as in response to a subpoena or court order, or to protect the rights and safety of our company or others.

 

Your Choices

You have the following choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your information:

  • Opting out of communications: You can opt out of receiving marketing and promotional materials from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in the communications.

  • Accessing and updating your information: You can access and update your personal information by logging into your account and updating your profile.

  • Closing your account: You can close your account at any time by contacting us.

 

Data Retention

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide the Services. If you close your account, we may retain certain information for legal purposes or to prevent fraudulent activity.

 

Data Security

We have implemented appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure. However, no data transmission over the Internet or storage solution is completely secure, so we cannot guarantee the security of your information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time to reflect changes to our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. We encourage you to review this privacy policy regularly for any updates.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, you can contact us at hello@sustainable-pathways.com.

 

GDPR Compliance

We are committed to compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In accordance with the GDPR, we will only process your personal information if we have a legal basis for doing so. The legal bases we rely on to process your personal information are:

  • Your consent: We may process your personal information if you have given us your explicit consent to do so. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

  • Performance of a contract: We may process your personal information in order to fulfil our obligations under a contract with you, such as to provide the Services you have requested.

  • Legal obligation: We may process your personal information if we are required to do so by law.

  • Legitimate interests: We may process your personal information if it is necessary for the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, as long as those interests are not overridden by your rights and freedoms.

Under the GDPR, you have the following rights in relation to your personal information:

  • The right to access: You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you, as well as information about how we use and share that information.

  • The right to rectification: You have the right to request that we correct any inaccuracies in your personal information.

  • The right to erasure: You have the right to request that we delete your personal information in certain circumstances, such as when it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.

  • The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances, such as when you contest the accuracy of the information.

  • The right to data portability: You have the right to request that we transfer your personal information to another controller in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, where technically feasible.

  • The right to object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances, such as for direct marketing purposes.

  • The right to lodge a complaint: If you believe that we have not complied with your rights under the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy or your rights under the GDPR, you can contact us at hello@sustainable-pathways.com.

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