Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 10 October 2018
Created: 23 May 2018

The Energy Web Foundation (EWF) respects your right to privacy. This Privacy Policy describes who we are, what information we might collect about you, how we might use that information, who may access that information, and how you can manage your preferences.

WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US

EWF is a global nonprofit foundation incorporated in Zug, Switzerland focused on accelerating blockchain technology across the energy sector. We have a daughter company (i.e., subsidiary) in Berlin, Germany (Energy Web DevHub), and additional team members spread across different geographies to serve our Affiliate network and the worldwide energy blockchain community.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please email [email protected] or contact us in writing via post at Energy Web Foundation | Bahnhofstrasse 29 | 6300 Zug, Switzerland.

PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT

We collect your personal information in order to provide and improve products and services related to energy blockchain solutions, and to communicate with you about EWF and energy blockchain developments. Here are the types of information we gather:

• Information You Give Us: In the course of submitting newsletter subscribe and other web forms, creating an account in features such as EW Connect and/or the EWF Affiliate Slack channel, direct correspondence with EWF team members, and/or other activities, you may provide to us and we may collect from you personal information potentially including: name, title, organization, email address, phone number, mailing address, social media handles, profile picture, etc.
• Automatic Information: In the process of browsing the energyweb.org website, opening and clicking links in emails from us, and other activities, we automatically receive and store information that helps us improve our content, products, and services, such as whether you’ve opened an email, which links you may have clicked in that email, and which pages of our website are most popular.
• Information From Other Sources: We might receive information about you from other sources, similar in nature to the basic types of personal information outlined above in the Information You Give Us section.

WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION

We will never sell, lease, or otherwise share your personal information with unaffiliated, third-party individuals and organizations. Your personal information will only be used: a) across the EWF team to deliver services and communications, and b) with vendors (e.g., Google Analytics, MailChimp, Solved, Slack) only as necessary to deliver EWF services and communications and to perform the functions described above.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

Your information will be used to improve EWF products, services, and communications, and to offer a more tailored and engaging experience with EWF, potentially including, but not limited to:

• Delivery of our newsletter and other email announcements to which you directly subscribed
• Delivery of other marketing and communications
• Social media engagement
• Delivery of targeted EWF content from other platforms (e.g., embedded EWF YouTube videos)
• Invitations to participate in potential projects of interest
• Creating and maintaining an account in EW Connect

OPTIONS FOR MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You can manage your email subscription preferences, unsubscribe, resubscribe, etc. at any time by following the links contained in any email communication from us. You can also contact us in writing at the email and/or mailing address above to update your preferences or to be removed from our system.

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