The Green Solutions Systems Ltd, (“we”, “us”, “our”, “TGSS”) is a not for profit organisation, legally established on 11 April 2017 (no. 10719647). Our registered office address is at 23 Minster Road, Moston, Manchester, England, M9 4QE, United Kingdom.
At TGSS, we respect and protect the privacy of our customers and our members and those who use our website and services.
This privacy statement provides details about how your personal information is collected and used. Personal information is any information that identifies you or would enable someone to contact you, such as your name, email address, phone number and other non-public information that is associated with such information.
Please read this Policy carefully, as it sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us (“data”), will be processed by us, in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
The introduction of GDPR expands the rights of individuals to control how your personal information is collected and processed, your rights are detailed below:
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
When you participate in, access or sign-up to any of our services (including our newsletters, events, competitions, social media, message boards and telephone discussions), create an account using our TGSS platform or otherwise correspond with us, we will receive data about you.
This data may consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, landline or mobile number. Depending on the activity we may also obtain information about the name and type of your business, and its address.
Article 6 (1) (a)–That the data subject has given consent to the processing of their personal data for one or more specific reasons.
Article 6 (1) (b) – processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.
Article 6 (1) (f)– processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require Protection of Data, in particular where the data subject is a child.
We process personal information for certain legitimate business purposes which include some or all of the following:
Promotional and marketing communications may be sent to you by various communication channels. In the case of electronic communications, these will be sent to you if you have given express permission to allow TGSS to use your data for such purposes or where we think these communications are highlighting services that we believe may be of benefit to you.
You can instruct us at any time not to process your personal data for the purposes of marketing by changing your preferences on the TGSS website, or by opting out using the “unsubscribe” link provided on all our electronic communications.
We shall not keep data any longer than is necessary from the original purpose of collection and we will delete data in line with our Data Retention policy in compliance with our legal obligations.
An IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network devices on the internet. We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. 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 usage of our site 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 personalised service.
They enable us:
i) Major stakeholders
To ensure that our members continue to benefit from our networking and knowledge-sharing activities, we allow these organizations to use the data held by us, in accordance with this Policy.
ii) Other third parties
Only where necessary, we may otherwise disclose your data:
To contractors, agents and professional advisors where such entities have agreed to provide services to us
If TGSS or a substantial part of its assets are transferred, in which case personal data held by TGSS may be among the transferred assets
If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation (including any reporting obligations we may have to the UK Government), or in order to enforce or apply our and other agreements, or
To protect the rights, property, or safety of others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they 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.
All personal data you provide to us is stored on secure servers, which are operated in accordance with the UK Information Commissioner’s guidelines on the storage of personal data.
We cannot guarantee the security of your data during transmission from you to us, and you transmit such data at your own risk. Once your data has reached our servers, we will use strict procedures and security features to try and prevent unauthorised access.
We will only transfer data to countries outside of the EEA where they comply with the appropriate safeguards for processing personal data as approved by the European Commission in line with GDPR.
Any changes we may make to this Policy will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.
Any questions or requests regarding this Policy and/or the processing of your data are welcomed and should be addressed to email@example.com