Our commitment to protecting your privacy

Emissions Trading Extra (ETX) is committed to protecting your personal data and complies with applicable legislation when it comes to processing your details.

We collect and retain only such personal information that you choose to provide to us and that is necessary to provide the service you wish to receive. All such information is stored securely and will not be made public, sold, rented or distributed.

The ETX website, including all information and materials on it, is managed by the ETX Communications team. This Privacy Policy governs all pages on the ETX website. While there may be links to the websites of other organisations, those other sites may have their own privacy policies which apply to them.

By using the ETX website you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may change the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time without notification to reflect changes in the law and / or in our internal practices. Your continued use of the ETX website will be on the terms of this Privacy Policy as amended.

Use of anonymous data

Our web servers collect anonymous data about visits to the ETX website. This information is stored in log files and is sometimes used to create statistics about when the ETX website is accessed, which pages refer visitors to it, the type of web browsers they use, which pages are viewed, etc. These statistics help us understand how our website is used and provide us with valuable information for improving it. This data cannot be used to identify you personally.

We use Google Analytics to collect usage information about our website. This tool places a cookie on your computer in order to more accurately collect certain metrics. You may choose not to be part of this anonymous, statistical collation; please review https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en for specific details.

Storage and use of personal data

We do not collect any information from the ETX website that can be used to identify you unless you choose to provide such information. For example, you can choose to provide your email address to subscribe to the ETX newsletter or other email updates. We store your data only as long as we provide the service that you have requested.

We never share your personal data with a third party, unless required to do so by law or with your consent, with the exception of the following circumstances:

  • Hosting and processing: the ETX website is hosted by a third party service provider. These third party services providers will process your personal information only on our behalf and are bound by strict confidentiality conditions.
  • We use MailChimp, a US-based email service, to store your details and send you our email updates and newsletter. In the process of working with Mailchimp your data may be transferred outside the European Economic Area (EEA), to the US. You can read about MailChimp’s privacy policy here.


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How to unsubscribe and access your personal information

At any time, you have the right to ask for a copy of the information that we have about you. You also have the right of modification, correction or removal of your data from our database.

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