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Your privacy on Sustainalytics’ site
What information do we gather?
Sustainalytics collects information at its sites in two ways: (1) directly (for example, when you provide information to sign up for a newsletter); and (2) indirectly (for example, through our site's technology).
We may collect and process the following information:
When this information relates to or identifies you, we will treat it as "personal data".
How do we use information that we collect from the site?
We use personal data to provide you with the information that you request and for other purposes which we would describe to you when that particular data is collected or which will be obvious to you. For example:
We analyse your IP and browser information to determine the effectiveness of our site and to help us identify ways to improve it. Please see the Cookies section below for more information.
Will we share your personal data with outside parties?
We will not sell personal data to third parties. We generally only share personal data with our contracted service providers and advisors. However, there will be other instanceswhen we will need to share or disclose the personal data you provide for a specific purpose, for example:
What about sensitive personal data?
What about data security?
We take appropriate steps to maintain the security of personal data collected via Sustainalytics’ site. You should understand that the open nature of the Internet is such that information and personal data may flow over networks connecting you to our systems without security measures and may be accessed and used by people other than those for whom the data is intended.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the sites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these sites, please note that these sites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or sites. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these sites.
Where will your personal data be processed?
As a global organisation, the personal data we collect may be transferred internationally throughout Sustainalytics’ organisation. We have internal policies in place to ensure an equivalent level of protection is in place across our organisation.
You are entitled to know whether we hold personal data about you and, if we do, to have access to that personal data and require it to be corrected or updated if it is inaccurate. You can exercise your right to prevent marketing communications being sent to you by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the specified links to unsubscribe from our email marketing communications. You can also exercise the right to discontinue marketing communications to you at any time by contacting us by email or phone.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a site. Cookies are then sent back to the originating site on each subsequent visit, or to another site that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a site to recognise a user's device.
What if I don't want cookies?
By using our site you agree that we can place cookies on your device as explained above. If you want to remove existing cookies from your device you can do this using your browser options. If you want to block future cookies being placed on your device you can change your browser settings to do this.
Please bear in mind that deleting and blocking cookies will have an impact on your user experience and website usability as parts of the site may no longer work. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to block cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site, even if you have previously deleted our cookies.
Turning off cookies will also prevent any web beacons from tracking your user activity on our site. The web beacon will still account for an anonymous visit, but your unique information will not be recorded.