Last updated: August 13, 2021

 

We at Empact are committed to protecting your privacy. Empact has adopted data protection policies with respect to your privacy and security. This privacy and security policy statement concerns how Empact collects and uses your personal information in the framework of the Empact app.

 

Contact information

If you have questions or comments about this statement or how we treat personal information, you can contact us at contact@empact.eco or send mail to:

Empact (Carrot AS)

c/o Emil Blattmann, Gullkroken 7,

0377 Oslo

Norway

 

Contents

1.     About the company and the Empact app 

2.    Responsibility for processing

3.     Purpose of processing

4.    Which data are processed?

5.     Personal information about minors

6.    Legal basis for processing of information

7.     Access to the information

8.    Data processors and transfer of data to other countries

9.    Safeguarding of the information

10.  Your rights

11.   Enforcement of this privacy policy statement

12.  Consent, governing law, venue

13.  Changes to the declaration

 

1. ABOUT THE COMPANY AND THE EMPACT APP 

 

Empact is a Norwegian firm working to give waste value enough to pick it up. We execute physical and digital cleanups for organized groups and we make use of knowledge and data, together with rewards as added value in addition to the do-good feeling. Through rewards, creation of a social movement of cleaners, and cooperations with businesses that can stop waste production, we will create change in systems and  behaviour; to make us all less wasteful. 


 

The EMPACT app has been built to motivate unorganized collection of littering, when you have time in your everyday life. We value every piece collected in points, which may be donated to a global cleanup or for a physical reward through one of our partners. All collected littering can be shown in a map, and as an user you may comment or like someones collection of littering to show your interest for both your motivation.

 

This Privacy Policy is applicable to the EMPACT app. 

 

2. RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROCESSING

 

EMPACT’s CEO Emil Blattmann has the formal responsibility for the processing of your personal information.

 

3. PURPOSE OF PROCESSING

 

We will use information about you for any of the following purposes:

  • Register you as an EMPACT user and create your user account

  • Give you information on your history (number and location of cleanups/ number of pieces cleaned up / points 

  • Create a history for the collection points to see the total cleanup impact 

 

4. WHICH DATA IS PROCESSED?

 

In order to use the EMPACT app, you are required to provide an email address and a cleanup nickname in order to proceed.

 

Your use of the EMPACT app will help us collect and process data related to clean-ups, donations and rewards

 

We process both personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information about you. Personally identifiable information is information that identifies you as an individual. Non-personally identifiable information is information and any other details that do not reveal your personal identity.

 

 

5. PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT MINORS

 

Empact does not gather information about your age and does not purposely process information about children under 15 years of age.

 

6. LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING OF INFORMATION

 

The legal basis for the processing of personal information is the consent that you have voluntarily given us when registering to use the EMPACT app. 

 

You can withdraw and manage your consent at any time by contacting us. See contact information in the introduction to this declaration.

 

The processing of the data is also necessary to take steps at your request for the performance of the services (Saving your cleanup history, donations for rewards).  

 

7. ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION

 

To ensure that the processing of information is carried out in a safe manner, only specifically authorized persons at Empact will have access to the information you provide us. The number of employees with such approval is limited. Access to information is secured by access mechanisms.

 

We will not disclose, sell, distribute, rent, license, share or pass details or personal information to any third parties other than those who deliver and are contracted to deliver services to us, unless we have your express consent to do so.

 

We use data processors to assist us with various processes and services. We transfer your data with third-party service providers (including contractors and designated agents). All our third-party service providers are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information and are not allowed to process your personal information for their own purposes, unless we have signed an agreement where the providers acting as data controllers commit an adequate level of data protection.

 

8. DATA PROCESSORS AND TRANSFER OF DATA TO OTHER COUNTRIES

 

Empact is using data centers located in Europe for data storage and cloud processing.

 

We reserve the right to transmit information from the location where you have registered your e-mail address to our servers in Norway and the above-mentioned data centers. 

 

If information is transferred within the EU/EEA, we will ensure that the data protection rules set out in the GDPR are followed. If we pass personal information to third parties located outside the EEA, we will ensure that the transfer is lawful in accordance with GDPR Chapter V. Appropriate measures include the use of EU Standard Contractual Clauses. 

 

9. SAFEGUARDING OF THE INFORMATION

 

We have established rules and procedures for the protection of personal data and privacy.

 

When we treat "non personally identifiable information" combined with "personally identifiable information" (for example your name combined with geographical location) the collected information is treated as personally identifiable information.

 

We shall use all reasonable precautions to ensure that our employees who have access to information about you have adequate information to ensure that they treat such information in accordance with this statement and our obligations under privacy legislation.

 

10. YOUR RIGHTS

 

You have the right to know how your personal information is processed by an enterprise, under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), article 13. Empact has given this information in this statement.

 

You are entitled to access your own information. If personal information is inaccurate, incomplete or inaccessible, you can ask Empact to correct the information. See contact information in the introduction to this declaration.

 

We do not process and store information about you for longer than necessary for the intended purpose, or as required under existing agreements, and not beyond legal limits. We delete personal information when a user gives notice that he/she no longer wishes to use the service. For example, your email address used to send out updates from us is deleted when you unsubscribe. The same is done when we are notified of inactive email addresses.

 

11. ENFORCEMENT OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT

 

Empact may use the information that we collect about you when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities that may harm you, us or others. We may also disclose your information when we believe it is required by law.

 

12. CONSENT, GOVERNING LAW, VENUE

 

This privacy statement applies to all users of our EMPACT app. We require that users agree to comply with the declaration as part of our relationship.

 

By registering and by using the EMPACT app, you accept that your personal data may be processed in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

Empact operates from Norway and is subject to Norwegian law. This declaration also meets the minimum requirements imposed by GDPR. You agree that any disputes will be handled by the court in Oslo, in accordance with the laws of Norway, unless otherwise dictated by mandatory local law.

 

13. CHANGES TO THE DECLARATION

 

Empact reserves the right to change or update the privacy statement. All changes are valid from the time of being posted, and will include information gathered from that date, as well as existing information held by Empact. You can find out when these guidelines were last revised by referring to the date given by "last updated" on this page.

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