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A. The materials on this Site may be used for informational purposes only.
B. Except as specifically authorised by FSC Malaysia, the materials on this Site may only be used for non-commercial, personal purposes.
C. Any copy or distribution of the materials on this Site, or any portion thereof, must include this copyright notice, and all other trademark, copyright, and proprietary notices contained on the materials.
D. Text: Unless otherwise stated, all text featured on this website, as well as the selection and arrangement thereof, is copyright of FSC Malaysia. Any reproduction, in full or in part, must credit FSC Malaysia.
E. Photographs: All photographs featured on this site are subject to copyright and must not be reproduced without permission. If you are interested in using any of the images, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
F. Trademark: The FSC & checkmark-and-tree logo, FSC, FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL, FORESTS FOR ALL FOREVER and its language variations are registered trademarks of Forest Stewardship Council, AC (hereinafter, “FSC AC”), an international not-for-profit membership organization with its registered office in Calle Margarita Maza de Juárez # 422, Col. Centro, 68000 Oaxaca, Oaxaca, México. If you are interested in using our trademarks, please contact email@example.com.
G. Copyright: The checkmark-and-tree design is also subject to registered copyright protection in the name of FSC AC. If you are interested in using this or other designs on the Site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The contents provided on this website solely serves the purpose of providing information and are legally not binding. Everything on this Site is provided to you “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or arising from a course of dealing, usage trade or practice.
It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of any opinions, advice, services or other information provided. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above disclaimer may not apply to you. In addition, the materials contained in this Site could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. FSC Malaysia may make improvements and/or changes in this Site and promotions described in this Site at any time without notice.
FSC Malaysia shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing within this Site, or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from this Site. In no event shall FSC Malaysia be liable for any incidental or consequential damages, lost profits, or lost data or any indirect damages, even if FSC Malaysia has been informed of the possibility thereof.
When referring to internet websites or content of third parties (links), FSC Malaysia does not assume responsibility for the contents of the pages linked. By accessing these links, you leave the information area of FSC Malaysia . For information provided by third parties, there may be different policies admissible, especially in terms of data protection.
In general, all users may visit this Site anonymously and without revealing any additional personal information. There are times, however, when we may need information from you. This is usually required in order for us to promptly respond to your requests for information or to answer your questions. You might also provide some of personal data directly, if for instance you register on our website, subscribe to our newsletters, apply for membership, or register for an event.
3.1 Personal Data We Collect
The data we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us, the choices you make, including your privacy settings, and the features of the website you use. The data we collect can include the following:
Name and contact data. We can collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.
Credentials. We collect occasionally passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.
Demographic data. Very rarely we collect data about you such as your age, gender, country, and preferred language.
Location data. We can collect data about your imprecise location data, for example, a location derived from your IP address or data that indicates where you are located with less precision, such as at a city or postal code level.
3.1.1 Registration on our website
During the registration on the website (if applicable), some personal information will be collected, such as name, address or contact details such as telephone number and e-mail address. The registration allows a user to access content and services that are offered only to the registered users. Registered users have the option of changing or deleting the data specified during registration at any time. Upon your request, we provide you with information about the personal data we hold about you. Furthermore, upon your request we rectify or delete your personal data, as far as no statutory storage requirements apply.
When you sign up to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may also be notified by email about circumstances relevant to the service or registration (such as changes to the newsletter offer or technical conditions).
For an effective registration we need your name and a valid e-mail address. In order to verify that an application is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the "double-opt-in" procedure. For this purpose, we store the information about the subscription to the newsletter, the confirmation mail and the receipt of the requested answer. The data will be used exclusively for newsletter distribution and will not be passed on to third parties.
The consent to the storage of your personal data and their use for the newsletter can be revoked at any time, by clicking a corresponding link in the newsletter. You can also withdraw your consent and unsubscribe from this website at any time or provide us with your request via the contact details provided at this page.
3.1.3 Use of Google Analytics
3.1.4 Social plugins
- Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave - Palo Alto - CA 94304 USA)
- Instagram (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA, USA)
- YouTube (Google LLC, D/B/A YouTube, 901 Cherry Ave., San, Bruno, CA 94066, USA)
- LinkedIn (Gardner House, 2 Wilton Pl, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland)
- Email plugin
Like many other websites, we also use "cookies". Cookies are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. This automatically gives us certain data, such as IP address, browser used, operating system from your computer and your connection to the Internet. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your anonymized IP address) will be transmitted and stored on our servers in France and Germany. FSC Malaysia will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Unless the law requires so, in no case will the data collected by FSC Malaysia be passed on to third parties or a link with personal data will be established without your consent, unless the law requires so.
3.2 Why we need personal data?
We need to know your basic personal data in order to provide you with the information and services you request from us. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need in order to provide and oversee this service to you.
3.3 How we use personal data?
All the personal data we process is processed by our staff and affiliates, however for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is located on servers in Strasburg in France and Cologne in Germany.
3.4 How long we keep it?
This would depend on the service you are receiving from us. We may have a legal obligation to retain your data for a number of years. However, as a minimum, we shall keep your data for 5 years following the termination of your business relationship with us. In some cases, we may be legally obliged to keep your data for 10 years. Any information we use for marketing purposes might be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.
3.5 What are your rights?
By law, you have 8 fundamental data subject rights:
1. The right to be informed
2. The right of access
3. The right to rectification
4. The right to erasure
5. The right to restrict processing
6. The right to data portability
7. The right to object
8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
As a consequence, you can make changes or revoke your consent by notifying us with effect for the future.
3.6 You can complain
If you have a complaint about our use of your information, please contact our responsible contact person in the office directly in the first instance so that we can address your complaint:
• sending us an e-mail (email@example.com);
• writing to FSC Malaysia (Suite 12A-1, Level 12A, Tower 1, Wisma Amfirst, Jalan Stadium, SS7/15, 47301, Kelana Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia)
Data Subject Request Form
FSC Malaysia has produced a subject access request form, which you might use to send FSC Malaysia a request. The use of the standard form is not compulsory. You can find the request form here.
You can send your request or any further questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org or to:
Suite 12A-1, Level 12A, Tower 1, Wisma Amfirst, Jalan Stadium, SS7/15, 47301, Kelana Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
Privacy Statement for "Contact Us" Forms
By using any of the various ‘Contact Us’ online forms, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement.
5.1 What Information We Collect
In order to detail with your request, we may collect some personal data. The personal data we collect on the ‘Contact Us’ forms includes the following:
• Full name (first name, last name)
• Email address
• IP address
• Cookie ID
• Date & Time; or
• Specific content provided by user which might contain further personal and business data specific to each ‘Contact Us’ online form.
5.2 How We Collect Your Data
You as a website user directly provide us with most of the data we collect. As user of the ‘Contact Us’ forms you are responsible for providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information. This information includes your full name (first name, last name), email address, and country.
5.3 How We Use Your Data
We process your personal data for one or several of the following purposes:
• To communicate with you,
• To provide information on FSC licenses or on collaboration with FSC,
• To improve and maintain performance in the FSC certification process,
• To help us to produce FSC reports,
• To monitor compliance with the certification process,
• To handle complaints or resolve infringements,
• To show impact of FSC,
• To develop market intelligence; or
• As is required by law for safety and integrity.
All the personal data we process is processed by FSC Malaysia, however for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is located on servers in Strasburg in France and Cologne in Germany. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need to provide and oversee this service to you.
5.4 Who We Share Your Data With
Your personal data will be accessible to the data controller at FSC Malaysia and FSC GD. We will only share your personal data with third parties with whom we contract in order to pursue our legitimate interest in providing services to you, answering your queries and handling your complaints. This can include:
• Staff or units of different entities of the FSC Group(1),
• Staff or units of FSC network(2) partners & certification bodies(3),
• Members of stakeholder working groups,
• Third party service providers; email service providers; IT service providers,
• Companies about which a complaint is submitted, or
• Independent experts, governmental offices or appeals panels in the complaints process.
We will take all reasonable steps, such as the inclusion of clauses in our contracts with such processors or controllers, to ensure that your personal data is safe and treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
(1) FSC Group refers to FSC AC, FSC Global Development GmbH, FSC International Center gGmbH, and Assurance Services International GmbH.
(2) FSC Network refers to the global network supporting FSC Group’s mission consisting of the FSC Group itself, the FSC Indigenous Foundation, the FSC Investments and Partnerships Inc., and other regional and national partner organizations as listed at fsc.org/en/page/locations.
(3) certification bodies refer to the body that perform conformity assessment services and that can be the object of accreditation.
5.5 How Long We Keep Your Personal Data
This would depend on the issue you are contacting us for. Personal data collected for our ‘Contact Us’ forms will not be stored longer than is necessary in order to achieve the purposes as named within this privacy and cookie statement unless FSC or any of the third-parties engaged by FSC must observe a longer statutory retention period based on a legal obligation. In some cases, we may be legally obliged to keep your data for 10 years. Any information we use for marketing purposes might be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.
FSC is committed to ensuring the privacy of your personal information. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
5.7 Your Rights
FSC would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following with regards to their data:
• The right to be informed
• The right of access
• The right to rectification
• The right to erasure
• The right to restrict processing
• The right to data portability
• The right to object
• Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
Upon your request, we provide you with information about the personal data we hold about you. You have the right to access or verify your personal data FSC Malaysia is holding and to have your personal data modified, corrected or deleted under certain conditions at any time. If you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
5.8 Cookies and Similar Technologies
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.
How to manage cookies
5.9 Your Requests and Complaints
If you have any request for access, rectification, blocking and/or erasure of your personal data please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5.10 How to Contact Us
If you have questions about this Privacy Statement, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Email us at: email@example.com.
Suite 12A-1, Level 12A, Tower 1, Wisma Amfirst, Jalan Stadium, SS7/15, 47301, Kelana Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
5.11 Changes to our Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the internet, and beyond the control of FSC and is not to be applied in any manner contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations.