Green Development Institute (“We” or “GDI”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.


This document outlines the principles governing our use of your personal data. We collect and handle this data based on these guidelines. We encourage you to read this policy thoroughly to grasp how we handle your personal data.



We will collect and process the following data about you:

The types of data we gather about you include:

• Data you provide. This encompasses details you submit via our website forms (including event registration forms hosted at other third-party domains) or through communication methods such as phone, email, etc. This includes, but is not limited to, information provided during GDI membership registration, either for yourself or on behalf of another, and when you report issues with our website. The data you provide may cover your name, address, email, phone number, personal profile, job title, company logo, company profile, and business registration details.

• Data we collect automatically. Each time you visit our website, we automatically collect certain information, including:


Technical data, such as your IP address, browser type and version, time zone, browser plug-ins, operating system, and platform.


Visit details, including URLs, clickstream data (including date and time), page response times, download errors, duration of page visits, interaction on pages (like scrolling, clicks, and mouse movements), browsing methods, and any phone number used to contact us.


We use cookies on our website to identify you from other users. This enhances your browsing experience and helps us refine our website.



We use information held about you in the following ways:

·        Data you provide. We will use this information:

·        to provide you with news and information about us;

·        to inform you of any changes; or

·        to optimize content delivery for both you and your computer.

·        Data we collect. We will use this information:

·        to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

·        to enhance our site to ensure content is effectively presented for you and your computer;

·        to allow you to participate in interactive features of our website, when you choose to do so; or

·        to maintaining the safety and security of our site.


You consent to our sharing your personal data with analytics and search engine providers to aid in website improvement and optimization.


We may also disclose your personal data to third parties if required by law or in the interest of fraud prevention.


While we strive to protect your personal data, the transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the complete security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Upon receiving your data, we employ strict security measures to prevent unauthorized access.



You have the option to opt-out of having your personal data used for marketing purposes. Typically, we will notify you prior to data collection if we plan to use your information for such purposes or if we intend to share it with any third party for marketing. You have the ability to prevent this processing by selecting specific options on the forms we use for data collection. Additionally, you can exercise this right at any time by reaching out to us at


Please be aware that our website may occasionally provide links to the websites of our partners, advertisers, and affiliates. If you choose to follow a link to any of these external websites, be mindful that they have their own privacy policies. We do not bear any responsibility or liability for these external policies. We advise you to review these policies carefully before you disclose any personal data to these websites.




We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy. Future changes will be published on this page. We encourage you to regularly visit this page to stay informed about any modifications to our privacy policy.