Hydrogen Council Privacy Policy

The Hydrogen Council collects your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and any other personally-identifiable information which you voluntarily provide as “comments” or when you submit an inquiry through the “Contact Us” tool, or other data collection system such as but not limited to: newsletter subscription, downloads, surveys and polls etc.

 

All processing (i.e. use) of your personal information is justified by a “lawful basis” for processing. In the majority of cases, processing will be justified on the basis that the processing is in our legitimate interests, subject to due consideration for your interests and fundamental rights.

 

In some circumstances, we will use your consent as the basis for processing your personal information, for example, where we are required by applicable law to obtain your prior consent in order to send you marketing communications.

If you submit an enquiry to The Hydrogen Council about our activities or Sign-up to our newsletter through this website, then we will process information such as your name, job title and contact information in order to respond to your enquiry and share our published content with you.

The Hydrogen Council may also automatically collect personal information (through the use of Cookies or similar technologies, including your IP address, device identifier, browsing patterns on its websites, click stream data, and HTP protocol elements) to ensure the effective operation of the website. This tracking information is stored in an anonymous, aggregated and non-personal format, and is also used to understand and analyse trends, to administer the websites, and to learn about user behaviour on the websites.

Please refer to our Cookie Policy for a more detailed overview on how The Hydrogen Council uses Cookies.

The Hydrogen Council will not disclose your personal information to third parties other than as described in this Privacy Policy unless the Hydrogen Council has your permission or is required or permitted by law. Similarly, third party contractors, consultants and/or vendors engaged by Hydrogen Council to provide services may have access to your personal information. These third parties will be subject to their own data protection requirements providing the same or greater level of security provided by the Hydrogen Council and in most instances will also have entered into a written agreement with the Hydrogen Council which addresses the protection of your personal information.

The Hydrogen Council is a global organization and may transfer certain personal information collected on its websites across geographical borders to Hydrogen Council members or third parties located throughout the world. The Hydrogen Council may also store such information in a jurisdiction other than where you are based including outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”).

The Hydrogen Council will take appropriate steps to ensure that transfers of personal information are in accordance with applicable law and carefully managed to protect your privacy rights and interests.

You have a right to contact us for more information about the safeguards we have put in place (including a copy of relevant contractual commitments) to ensure the adequate protection of your personal information when this is transferred as mentioned above.

If you reside in the European Economic Area (EEA) and would like to exercise your right to access, review, correct or discuss how your personal information is processed by the Hydrogen Council please contact us at secretariat@hydrogencouncil.com

Subject to legal and other permissible considerations, we will make every reasonable effort to honour your request promptly or inform you if we require further information in order to fulfil your request.

You have the right under certain circumstances to have your personal information erased. Your information can only be erased if it is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, and we have no other legal ground for processing the information.

Right of Use. You may not retain and use information collected on the Hydrogen Council’s website for commercial purposes without any prior approval from content owners and the Hydrogen Council.

Cookies

By continuing to browse or use this website you agree that the Hydrogen Council can store, and access Cookies as described in this Policy.

The Hydrogen Council website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) to help analyse how users use the site, for example which pages are most frequently visited. The information generated by a Google Analytics cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Logging: The Hydrogen Council records and stores details of the pages visited so that it can generate usage statistics. Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, the Hydrogen Council does not sell or share any information gathered to other companies.

Cookie retention: This website uses cookies which are persistent and non-persistent (session-based). While many of the cookies used on this website only last for the duration of your use of this website (session-based cookies), other cookies are persistent, i.e., stay in one of your browser’s subfolders until you delete them manually or your browser deletes them.

By continuing to use this website you give your consent for the Hydrogen Council to use cookies as detailed above.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy or processing of your personal information by the Hydrogen Council please contact us at secretariat@hydrogencouncil.com

Form consent

the Hydrogen Council retains your personal information for the period of time required for the purposes for which it was collected, any compatible purposes which we subsequently establish, or any new purposes to which you subsequently consent, or to comply with legal, regulatory and Hydrogen Council policy requirements.

By signing up to this newsletter, you consent to the fact that the Hydrogen Council may send you information related to its activities and events that we believe are of interest to you. This information will be sent via email. If at any point you no longer prefer to receive marketing communications from the Hydrogen Council, you can (i) unsubscribe from Hydrogen Council communications sent by email using a link provided in marketing emails sent from the Hydrogen Council; or (ii) contact us to exercise your right to prevent all forms of marketing.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy or processing of your personal information by the Hydrogen Council please contact us at secretariat@hydrogencouncil.com