GDPR Compliant as of 25th MAY 2018
ForestNation is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Contact us at if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you. [email protected]
We call ourselves a Social Business because we combine commercial, social and environmental goals equally. ForestNation is a limited company registered in the United Kingdom.
Our registered address is:
2 Woodberry Grove
For any privacy-related questions, you can reach us at [email protected]
Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Your personal data.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed. That’s you!
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us (either capitalized or not) – ForestNation.
We promise to follow the following data protection principles:
The Data Subject has the following rights:
Information you have provided us with
Depending on the form you fill out and the related function, this might be your e-mail address, name, billing address, home address etc – mainly information that is necessary for helping you with your enquiry, delivering you a product/service or to enhance your user experience with us.
Information automatically collected about you
This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your shopping cart information, your IP address, your shopping history (if there is any), your logged in sessions etc. This information is used to improve your customer experience, and to save you time using our website. When you use our services or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged. See more on cookies here.
Social Login Information
Facebook Commenting Information
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.
We use your Personal Data in order to:
Empower you to Plant Trees and create ForestNation, and to provide our service to you and Mother Earth. This includes for example: registering your account; checkout processing; posting content like tree posts and ,making comments on our website; taking courses and quizzes, collecting points called SEEDS, some basic social community features, providing you with products and services that you have requested; communicating with you about your interactions with our website and the amazing impact we create together; notifying you of changes to any services; enhance your customer experience; fulfill an obligation under law or contract.
We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.
On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
On the ground of legitimate interest, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
As long as you have not informed us otherwise, we consider requesting that you plant trees to support our mission and offering you products/services that are similar or same to your purchasing history/browsing behaviour to be our legitimate interest.
With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfill obligations rising from law and/or use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymise Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymised. We save your billing information and other information gathered about you for as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from law.
We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here, but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:
We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.
We do not share your Personal Data with strangers or sell it to third parties. Personal Data about you is in some cases provided to our trusted partners in order to either make providing the service to you possible or to enhance your customer experience. We share your data with:
Our processing partners:
Our email processing partners:
Our business partners:
Connected third parties:
We only work with Processing partners who are able to ensure adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.
Other website visitors and our team can see your published Content (Comments, Pages, Posts, Forums)
We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.
Should any event occur where customer data has been lost, stolen, or potentially compromised, our policy is to alert our customers via email no later than 48 hours of our team becoming aware of the event. We will also report such incident to any required data protection authority. We will work closely with any customers affected to determine next steps such as any end-user notifications, needed patches, and how to avoid any similar event in the future.
If you have an account with us, note that you have to keep your username and password secret.
We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.
A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions. The cookies may contain hashed data (anonymized string) so you don’t have to worry about someone seeing your username and password by reading the cookie data.
You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com.
The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the specific visitor’s machine is trusted (e.g. because they’ve completed a challenge within your Challenge Passage period), the cookie allows us to identify that client and not challenge them again. It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application, and does not store any personally identifiable information.
WordPress Login Cookies
On login, wordpress uses cookiea to store your authentication details, to save you time logging on each visit. If you don’t have the cookies, WordPress will require you to log in again, every-time, in order to view your account and get full access to our facilities. After login, wordpress sets a cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, so it can supply you will relevant information about your account etc. WordPress also sets cookies to customize your view of user interface.
WordPress Commenter Cookies
When you comment on our website, you get cookies stored on your computer for convenience, so that you don’t need to retype all your information again when you want to leave another comment. The commenter cookies are set to expire a little under one year from the time they’re set.
We use Stripe payment gateway to process payments if you select to pay by card. These cookies are essential to process your payment.
We use Woocommerce, a wordpress plugin, to create our shopping process and tree planting process. Theses Woocommerce cookies are essential for this process to work properly.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Links to the privacy policies of the most common services have been included here:
CONTACT DETAILS OF THE DATA PROTECTION OFFICER / GDPR OWNER:
2 Woodberry Grove
Last modification was made 24th May 2018.