Privacy policy & GDPR

The website is hosted and managed by Sustainable Finance Lab (SFL). Therefore, this website will follow the privacy policy that SFL uses. Please read on.

Protecting your privacy is important to SFL. We are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information. If you have any questions about how we use your personal information or comply with data protection legislation, please email us at

The purpose of this privacy policy is to set out the principles governing our use of the personal information which you give to us, or we obtain about you, via the web.

We may change our privacy policy from time to time. Therefore, we ask you to check this privacy policy occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version which will apply from the time you access this website. We will of course notify you of any changes where we are required to do so. Sustainable Finance Lab, org. no. xxxxxx-xxxx, is responsible as data controller for the processing of your personal data.

Description of the information we collect and how we use it

We collect personal information from you when you sign up to newsletters and use the website. See the cookie notice for the cookies that may be collected.

1. Aggregate information

In common with many commercial organizations we monitor the use of this website by collecting aggregate information through the use of cookies (see the cookie notice). Typically, we collect information about the number of visitors to the website, to each web page and the originating domain name of the visitor’s internet service provider. This information is used to understand the visitor’s use of the website and may be shared with other companies within the group and with other third parties.

2. Personal information

If you sign up to our the  to receive our newsletter then SFL will collect personally identifiable information about you such as your name, organization, e-mail address, country of residence, and other information which you voluntarily submit.

This information is used to tailor promotions and understand your use of the website. It may be shared with other companies within the group and with other third parties (e.g.  Mailchimp)

We are continuously improving the content and functionality of our website. We may therefore collect information about how you use this website through the use of cookies and other similar technologies. We may also monitor user traffic patterns and site usage statistics to help us improve the design and layout of our site, or to personalize your experience.

We may also obtain information about your opinions if, for example, you send us feedback or ask questions.

We may also receive information about you from other sources (such as third parties or other companies) which we add to the information we already hold about you. This helps us improve and personalize our service to you.

We may use your personal data to answer your queries, provide you with relevant information, or send you surveys.

You consent to our transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions which do not provide the same legal level of data protection as your home country. If we do make such a transfer, we will ensure that your information is appropriately protected while in transit and while in the destination country.

We will keep your data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes above or for as long as we are required by law. After this your personal data will be deleted.

SFL uses Google’s advertising services. For more information about Google’s collection, sharing and use of data, see Google’s Privacy and Terms.


The website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to the website. When you are being linked to another website, you should read the privacy policy which applies to that website.

SFL is not responsible for the processing of your personal data by or on other websites.

Opting out of further communications from us

If you have elected to receive information from Sustainable Finance Lab and you wish to opt out of receiving such information, then you can do so by emailing

Access and corrections

If we process personal information about you, then you have a right under data protection law to request access to that personal information. You also have a right to require any inaccuracies in your information to be corrected free of charge. You can ask us to modify any details which are inaccurate by emailing Please include your name.

What security measures are in place to protect your personal information?

We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration of information you provide us with through the website.

Communications from us in connection with the website may be sent to you by email. Email is not a fully secure means of communication and we cannot guarantee our emails are free from viruses and other harmful effects.

Agents and service

We sometimes employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. They may need access to your personal information in order to perform their functions.

Amendments to the privacy policy

SFL reserves the right, at any time, to make amendments to this privacy policy to the extent necessary to remedy disturbances or to comply with new legislative or technical requirements.


We use cookies to personalize content, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media and analytics partners.

By clicking “Accept All Cookies”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.

We use the following cookies on our site:


Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Sustainable Finance Lab (SFL) abides by the Global Data Protection Regulation

Information will be requested from you when you subscribe to receive one of our newsletters, join as a member, or sign up to attend any our events.

You profile is a public page. Creating a profile on Sustainable Finance Lab will allow visitors to the site to view the information you submit. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable Sustainable Finance Lab and its service providers to deliver the services you select. We may collect the following information:

  • Name, organisation and job title;
  • Contact information, including email address, telephone number and LinkedIn information;
  • Research publications, research areas and research region;
  • Preferences and interests;
  • Past job experiences;
  • Other information relevant to user surveys.


Sustainable Finance Lab will use your personal information to:

  • Periodically send you email announcements about new reports, activities or other information you may find interesting;
  • Contact you for service administration purposes (for instance, if you have forgotten your password);
  • Invite you to participate in or contribute to specific projects being undertaken by SFL members (participation is always voluntary);
  • You will have the option to unsubscribe from SFL mailing lists if you wish, and you may opt to receive mailings from only one list.
  • Be aware that SFL website contains links to other websites of interest operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we recommend that you review them as they will govern the use of personal information you submit whilst visiting these websites.

We do not accept any liability for the privacy practices of such third-party websites.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or disclosure is required by law. In some instances, however, SFL may use third parties to process your information (for example to send a newsletter).

On these occasions, we will require that these third parties comply strictly with our policy and will prohibit the use of your personal information for their own business purposes.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

While we strive to keep the information that you supply secure, because of the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee that your information will remain 100% secure at all times.

The personal information you provide will be kept on our database for as long as is reasonably required for the purpose(s) for which it was submitted.

If you delete your account or request to be removed from a particular mailing list, this request will be processed within a reasonable time-frame and all private data held will be securely deleted from our system.

SFL reserves the right to amend this policy by updating this page. For this reason, you may want to check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from June 2021.

If you have any comments or questions about SFL storing your information please email with the title GDPR.