Tree-Nation ASBL (hereafter “Tree-Nation”, ”we” or “us”) is a non-profit organisation having its registered office at Avenue des Saisons 90, 1050 Bruxelles, registered in the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises under reference n°727.828.810, dedicated to endorse afforestation, agroforestry and reforestation projects worldwide with the aim to improve environmental, social, and economic conditions on the planet. For these purposes, Tree-Nation operates a website available on the following link : https://tree-nation.com (hereafter the “Site”).
Tree-Nation allows citizens and companies (hereafter “you” collectively “Users”) to make donations in order to support Tree-Nation in its mission to plant trees in a selected panel of reforestation projects (hereafter referred to as “Plantation Project”).
Under applicable law, Tree-Nation is the “data controller” of personal data collected through the Site.
In order to register on the Site and use it, we need to collect some personal information which may vary depending on the use you make of it. This information may include:
In case you offer a tree to a recipient, you can choose to do this anonymously by not providing his email and sending the tree-gift URL to the recipient yourself.
In case you choose to use our email sending system we will need the full name and email of each recipient you want to offer a tree to.
Those names and emails will be stored in our database for the purpose of recognising who the trees are addressed to and for the purpose of sending 2 reminder emails, one at 48 hours after the tree-gift original email and the second one at 10 days after the tree-gift original email.
Those names and emails will never be used anymore afterwards, to the exception to allow a recipient who would register at a later date to collect previous trees that were offered to him before.
We have adopted all legally required measures under all relevant data protection laws. Every file will be considered confidential by Tree-Nation or any other entity affiliated with us.
We use Security Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to encrypt sensitive personal information before it travels over the Internet. SSL is an industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers. Credit card numbers are never stored on our database or servers.
Tree-Nation is based in Belgium. No matter where you are located, the processing of your personal data shall be done within the European Union. In case of transfer of your personal data outside the European Union, such transfer shall be effected in compliance with the GDPR.
Please keep your passwords in a safe place. Tree-Nation recommends that you change your passwords frequently and to not share your accounts with anyone. We will never ask for your password besides the login and sign up processes. Any party claiming to be a representative, subsidiary or affiliate of Tree-Nation that asks for a password does not represent us in any condition or capacity.
We do everything in our power to protect your personal information. However, Internet traffic and electronic storage can not be guaranteed to be 100% safe and secure. Therefore we cannot ensure or guarantee the absolute security of any information sent, transmitted or stored.
Some information you provide will be accessible to other users of the site. This information includes:
In order to provide you more control on your forest profile you can mark some specific sections as “private” like the CO2 impact and the friends’ list of your forest.
We use your personal information to enable your to use our functionalities and to customize and improve your experience on the Site. For example, we can use your personal information to:
As required by the european General Data Protection Regulation, we explain you about the legal ground on to use or disclose your personal data. To the extent those laws apply, our legal grounds are as follows:
We will not sell, rent or share your individual personal data with other entities or companies. We may only share your personal data with third parties to enable you to use the functionalities of our within the context of the Site or when you have expressly given your consent. Examples of such cases include mailing processing, maintaining databases and processing payments.
In this regard, the spanish company Neovee solutions SL, having its registered office at C./ Cartagena 243, 6-6, 08025 Barcelona, Spain, with tax registration number (NIF): B64201965 is our Data processor.
We reserve the right to disclose personal information in the following cases:
We may use your email address to send you communications such as newsletters and marketing or promotional emails. You can opt-out from receiving these communications by changing your email preferences in your “Settings” section. In this section you will be able to precisely select which kind of emails you want to receive.
Please refer to our Cookies Policy.
We are committed to give you control over your personal data in order to improve your user experience. From your user settings, you can change your email preferences, deactivate or delete your account, make some information public or private and modify some of your personal information (for example your user name, email address, location and birthdate).
You may, at any moment, exercise your rights of access, modification, cancellation and opposition by logging in to the Site and updating your profile.
You can also send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate which right you intend to exert and clearly identifying yourself with your name and email.
We may retain certain information as required by law or for necessary operating purposes.
Without prejudice of any other administrative or judicial appeal, you have the right to introduce a reclamation alongside a data protection supervisory authority, in particular in the State member in which you have your habitual residence, work place or place of the alleged violation if you consider that the Personal Data processing infringes the GDPR.
For any questions and suggestions, please use our contact us form.
Last modification: August 1st, 2019