Privacy policy

Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

 1. General

  • These Terms of Use set the rules, specifications, and requirements for the use of and access to lightsonwomen.eu, including any content, functionality (such as its database, the Energybase), and services offered on or through the website, whether as a guest or a registered user;
  • By using this website including its database, the users agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use, which take effect immediately following their first use of the website. These Terms of Use shall apply to all users of the Website, both registered (Talents) or not registered (i.e Searchers or Contributing Writers).  

2. Use of the Lights on Women website and the Energybase

  •  By browsing the Energybase, the non-registered users (Searchers) agree to the rules of conduct of the website (lightsonwomen.eu) and understand that the main purpose of the database is to look for women in energy, climate, and sustainability (Talents) who have created a user profile in the database;
  • In case the Searchers would like to establish contact with the Talents, they would be subject to the same rules of data collection detailed hereafter;
  • By registering to the Energybase, the Talents agree that the administrators of the website collect their personal data for the purposes of creating the profile, subject to the provisions detailed hereafter;
  • The Talents and the Searchers agree to use the website only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe other persons’ rights or limit or hinder anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the Website. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing, bullying, abusive behavior, inappropriate/offensive material or disrupting the normal activities within the Website.
  • It is also forbidden that Talents or Searchers impersonate someone else and submit fraudulent and/ or untruthful information to the database. 
  • The Talents can register under the understanding that this is a female-only database created with the purpose of alleviating the discrimination that women still face in the energy, climate and sustainability sectors. 
  • The Talents and Searchers agree that the admins may access, store and use any information that they provide in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy and your choices (including settings).

3. Intellectual Property Rights and Use of Website Content

The names, images, icons and logos identifying lightsonwomen.eu, its Talents, its partners, or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights, trademarks and any other intellectual property rights as the case may be for lightsonwomen.eu, its Talents, its partners, and/or third parties. 

4. Privacy Policy

  • Use and collection of personal data. Personal data collected by lightsonwomen.eu shall be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’). The Database only collects personal data for specified legitimate purposes, and shall only process the information in accordance with those purposes.
  •  Non-registered users are free to make use of the information contained on the Talents’ profile pages for their own (non-commercial) use. Further processing of the personal data of registered users, requires permission from the registered users themselves.
  •  Lightsonwomen.eu will only process your personal data for the following purposes: (i) for research and statistical purposes, (ii) to create profile pages, (iii) should the registered users consent to it, to be contacted by third parties for Academic/research opportunities, Corporate-Organizational opportunities (job openings), Media opportunities/interviews, Deliver a lecture (online and in-person), Online or in-person event, (IV) should the users consent to it, receive communications with commercial purposes.