Privacy Policy

The Privacy Statement outlines the general practices of the Business for Sustainable Development (“BSD”) in relation to our privacy practices for attendees to our sustainability trainings and other BSD-organized events, such as, but not limited to, GRI Certified Standards Training, Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, and other trainings that aim to support good governance advocacies and further the sustainability thrust of business organizations.


Our Privacy Practices

The privacy practices described in the Privacy Statement are intended for individuals in the Philippines and are designed to comply with the Data Privacy Act of 2021 (R.A. 10173) and its implementing rules and regulations. 


Contact Information

When you agree to receive updates about sustainability trainings and other BSD-held events from the Business for Sustainable Development, or when you interact with our employees, authorized representatives, we collect your personal information which may include, among others:


  • Your name and contact details
  • Employment details and affiliation

This information may also be collected from publicly available sources, such as, but not limited to, social media websites, public disclosures, and company websites.


We may also collect, use and keep your personal opinions or comments made known to us via feedback, Contact Us forms, or responses to surveys or any other interaction you had with our authorized representatives.


How We Use Your Information

We use the information collected for the following purposes: 


  • Facilitate your participation in our sustainability trainings and other BSD-organized events, through sending reminders, announcements, invitations, and other notifications, through email, messages from employees and authorized representatives, and other channels
  • Conduct internal studies for the purpose of reviewing, developing and improving our trainings and events;
  • Determine the effectiveness of our marketing and business development efforts;
  • Reach out to you regarding other non-training related services that are offered by BSD.
  • Perform other such activities as permitted by law or with your consent.

We assure you that we do not, and will not, sell personal data to any third parties. All our engagements with third parties shall be fully compliant with our obligation of confidentiality imposed on us under the applicable agreements and/or terms and conditions or any applicable laws that govern our relationships with you. 


How We Protect Your Information

We strive to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your personal information. We train our employees to properly handle your information and require them to protect personal information aligned with our own security standards.


How Long Do We Keep Your Information

Your information shall be retained only for as long as the purpose for which it was collected; and such other purposes that you may have consented to and remains in effect until such time as it is no longer required nor necessary to keep your information for any other legal, regulatory or business purposes.


Your Rights

You may opt to tell us not to send you marketing or communication materials, update your information, and about your concerns relating to how we process your information.


For any questions or clarifications on any aspect of this Privacy Statement, please contact us through our website, or email us at [email protected].


Regarding Privacy Statement Amendments

We may modify or amend the Privacy Statement from time to time to update for any changes in relevant laws and related regulations to us and how we process your information. We will communicate these relevant updates to you via email.