Last updated: 20 May 2018 in accordance to the GDPR (European) regulation
Your Privacy Matters
The August Company is a boutique consultancy management firm specialised in clean energy sectors. Central to this mission is our commitment to be transparent about the data we collect about you, how it is used and with whom it is shared.
This website is operated by The August Company Pte Ltd with company number 201600913C and whose registered address is at 4 Shenton Way, #28-03 SGX Centre 2, Singapore 068807, also referred to in this Privacy Statement as "we" or "us".
Data Controller VS data processor?
***Data Controllers are the parties that decide what personal data your business will collect and why***
***Data processors are the parties maintain and process the data either according to instructions from the data controller or according to it’s own standars***
How we collect data?
1)When you visit our website
You can visit our website without giving away your personal information. The August Company use Analytics (squarespace analytics) and cookies in order to improve our service, user experience and analyse how the website is used. Aside from the approximate location (IP address), the information collected by squarespace analytic is mostly anonymous traffic data such as browser information and device information.
We do not collect additional information, such as your age, gender, interest and bank details.
The collected information is used to provide an overview of how people are accessing and using The August Company website. It is not for any additional purpose, such as to profile those who access our website
Those kinds of data are called (“Log Data”) through squarespace platform – Analytics section
This Log Data may include information such as your device type, source, operating system, your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, location, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
This Log Data are collected by the platform (“Square Space”) in charge of the monitoring of the August Company website.
2) Data you provide to us: personal identifiable monitor through Mailchimp
The August Company (“data controller”) may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable and other information at certain points via this website. Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, email address and other information which will be stored in MailChimp (“data processor”), our marketing platform.
By using any of our services, including this website and by providing us with any personal information, you are consenting to the use of your personal information as set out in this Notice.
Please do not send us any personal information if you do not want that information to be used in this way.
3) YOU CAN :
Contact us at any time to:
- Request access to information that The August Company has about you.
- Correct any information that The August Company has about you.
- Delete information that The August Company has about you.
- If you have any additional questions about The August Company’s collection and storage of data, please contact us at : email@example.com
How we use your data
At The august Company we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and will only use your personal information:
- to provide and improve our services to you;.
- to compile anonymous statistics, for example, website usage statistics;
- to market our services;
- to manage our relationship with you and our clients;
- to fulfil our legal obligations;
- to provide you with personalized content;
- to process and respond to inquiries;
- to alert you to new features, special events, and service offerings; and
- for other legitimate business purposes.
Communication (EMAIL MARKETING LIST AND MARKETING MESSAGES)
We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform you about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. You can change your preferences for receiving group marketing emails, updates and other information from us at any time. You can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service or, if this is not available, by the method referred to in the footer of sent marketing messages. Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data.
Please note that we may use your marketing and content preferences, and other information you provide to us (including details of your attendance at, or interest in, events) in order to build a profile for you. We may supplement this profile with information about how you use our websites, review our content and interact with us. We use this profile to try and ensure that you only receive information that you are likely to find of interest.
How and why we share your information
Please note that we may on occasion be required to share your information within our own offices and branches of our associated firms around the world and other third parties who provide services to us or on our behalf. However, we have taken steps to ensure that all such entities keep your personal information confidential and secure and only use it for the purposes that we have specified and have informed you of. In relation to any other third parties we will only disclose your information where you have given your consent or where we are required to do so by law.
The August Company may disclose your personally identifiable information to another entity (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described above; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; (iii) to inform you of events, information about our services, and other important information, or (iv) for other purposes disclosed at or before the time the information is collected. If you tell us you wish to attend an event, your name and organization may appear on a list which we provide to other delegates at the event. We may also share your information when legally required to do so.
We acknowledge that the information you provide may be confidential. We do not sell, rent, distribute or otherwise make personal information commercially available to any third party, except that we may share information with our service providers for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice. We will maintain the confidentiality of and protect your information in accordance with our Privacy Notice and all applicable laws.
You have the right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you. This is called a data subject access request and you can make a request by writing to us using the contact details below. We may require further information from you in order to verify your identity before disclosing any personal information to you. You also have the right to have any inaccurate information about you corrected. We want to make sure that your information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove any information that you think is no longer up to date. Please contact us using the contact details below if you would like any corrections made to your information.
Transferring information when there is a change to our business
If in the future we re-organise or transfer all or part of our business we may need to transfer your information to new The August Company entities or to third parties through which the business of The August Company will be carried out.
If you do not want to receive information from us
If you receive marketing materials from us, you may withdraw your consent for us to send these to you at any time and free of charge by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We implement security safeguards designed to protect your data, such as HTTPS. We regularly monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Changes to this notice
If you have any questions in relation to this Privacy Notice, or if you would like to contact us to exercise your rights as stated in this Privacy Notice, you may contact us at email@example.com