At sustain credits, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about you, how we use it, how we keep it safe and secure, and your choices in relation to this information.Who are we?
We’re sustain credits, the sustainability initiative of MAS For Good. We’re on a mission to improve our planet through rewarding nature workers for their work.
MAS For Good is registered in the UK as MAITRI ARTHA SHASTRA LIMITED (no. 13023787).
73C, Kensington Church Street, London W8 4BGHow do we collect information from you?
We obtain information in the following ways:
-information you give us directly, such as when you contact us using any of our channels that allow the issuing of sustain credits or by email
-social media, such as when you publicly tag us in a photo or video.
What type of information is collected from you?
The information we collect, store and use might include:
-your name, email, whatsapp number and social media handles;
-photos and videos of the nature work you are involved in, along with the location of the work, and any other media you send us;
-payment information for sustain credits redemption How and why is your information used?
-to evaluate your nature work in order to issue sustain credits to you;
-to keep a record of your relationship with us, including linking you to your sustain credits account;
-to provide proof of work to our sponsors in order to generate monetary value for your sustain credits;
-to raise awareness for our cause and activities;
-to Heal The World. How long is your information kept for?
We keep your information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes it was collected for.Who has access to your information?
Our sponsors, media, social media and advertising platforms receive photos, videos, and location of work carried out. Your contact information, for example, name, WhatsApp number or social media handles, will not be shared without prior approval from you. Lawful processing
Data protection law requires us to rely on one or more lawful grounds to process your personal information. We consider the following grounds to be relevant:Consent
Where you have provided consent to us to use your information in a certain way, for example subscribing to a newsletter.Performance of a contract
Where you contacted us with a request to be issued with sustain credits, or for the redemption of sustain credits.Legitimate interests
Where it is reasonably necessary to achieve our or others’ legitimate interests (as long as what the information is used for is fair and does not duly impact your rights).
We consider our legitimate interests to include:
-acquiring funding to allow sustain credits to be redeemed for cash;
-raising awareness for our cause and activities;.
-to Heal The World. Your Rights
Under UK data protection law, you have certain rights over the personal information that we hold about you.Right to access
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you.
Right to rectification
You have the right to request we correct personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.Right to erasure
You may ask us to delete some or all of your personal information and in certain cases, and subject to certain exceptions; we will do so as far as we are required to.Right for your personal information to be portable
If we are processing your personal information in order to enter into or carry out a contract with you, and the processing is being done by automated means, you may ask us to provide it to you or another service provider in a machine-readable format.Right to object
You have the right to object to processing where we are using your personal information based on legitimate interests.
If you want to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us
Please note that exceptions apply to a number of these rights, and not all rights will be applicable in all circumstances. For more details we recommend you consult the guidance published by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office.