Effective Date: May 25, 2018
This policy explains what information we collect when you refer to the ISOS Group website, register for our trainings, or contract us as advisors. More specifically, it pertains to how we store, use, transfer and delete information involving you and/or your profile details.
Our aim is to go beyond the minimums required by privacy law. This effort not only aligns to the ethical foundations undertaken by the global standards that we represent, it helps create a model for the etiquette we hope our friends throughout the world would strive for.
Information we collect & how we use it:
ISOS Group doesn’t purchase leads; rather, we build our network through individuals who take our training courses, attend a workshop or otherwise communicate with us. When we reach out, it is to notify our network of organizational changes, industry development or opportunities to grow and strengthen the practice of non-financial reporting. The tracking we do is merely to evaluate the effectiveness of our campaigns and to monitor shifts in positions, which typically happens in our space. We will never publish through your third-party account (like Twitter, Facebook or Google) without your permission.
Due to our position in the market, it is advantageous to know where our friends in the network are, so that we can best support them throughout their careers. With your approval, we intend to use this information to:
-Provide, test and improve the market for non-financial disclosure
-Fight spam and other forms of abuse
-Generate aggregate, non-identifying information about how people consult ISOS Group’s services
ISOS Group won’t transfer information about you to third parties for the purpose of providing or facilitating third-party advertising to you. We won’t sell information about you.
We may share your account information with third parties in some circumstances, including: (1) to log you in or remember your preferences (such as default your consent;) (2) to one of the global standards we represent (i.e., GRI, CDP, IIRC, etc.); (3) with academic or non-profit researchers, with aggregation, anonymization, or pseudonymization; (4) when we have a good faith belief it is required by law, such as pursuant to a subpoena or other legal process; (5) when we have a good faith belief that doing so will help prevent imminent harm to someone.
If we are going to share your information in response to legal process, we’ll give you notice so you can challenge it (for example by seeking court intervention), unless we’re prohibited by law or believe doing so may endanger others. We will object to requests for information about users of our services that we believe are improper.
ISOS Group uses third-party vendors and hosting partners including but not limited to: Microsoft, HubSpot, SquareSpace, MailChimp, InMotion, XERO, Square and GoDaddy for hardware, software, networking, storage, payment processing and related technology we need to administer business operations.
Tracking & Cookies
We use browser cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you return to our services. This allows us to set the language to your preference, evaluate email effectiveness, allow our paywall and meter to function, and personalize content and other information.
ISOS Group doesn’t track you across the Internet. We track only your interactions within the us directly.
To protect information from accidental or malicious destruction, we may maintain residual copies for a brief time period. But, if you delete your account, your information and content will be unrecoverable after that time. ISOS Group may preserve and maintain copies of your information when required to do so by law.
We use encryption (HTTPS/TLS) to protect data transmitted to and from our site. However, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure, so we can’t guarantee security. You use the Service at your own risk, and you’re responsible for taking reasonable measures to secure your account.
As stated above, we do not share, transfer or sell contact or other valuable business details for any reason other than if it is directly associated with having completed certified trainings under ISOS Group and on behalf of global standards that we represent.
Email from ISOS Group
Sometimes we’ll send you emails about your account, service changes or new policies. You can’t opt out of this type of “transactional” email (unless you delete your account). But, you can opt out of non-administrative emails such as digests, newsletters, and activity notifications at any time.
Changes to this Policy
ISOS Group may periodically update this Policy. We’ll notify you about significant changes to it.
We welcome feedback about this policy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISOS Group, LLC
1228 University Ave. Suite 200-13
San Diego, CA 92103
United States of America