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Privacy Policy

The Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Initiative (« LSFI »), acting as data controller, complies with the relevant regulation on data protection (the General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (“GDPR”).

The LSFI uses your personal data to provide you with a better experience and ensure that the initiatives, activities, and events we send you adapt to your preferences. We are committed to protecting and processing your personal data following relevant data protection legislation and good data processing practices.

This privacy notice explains what data is collected on the website of the LSFI (, when LSFI sends communications and invitations, when you register to one of the LSFI activities, the purpose for which these data are collected and how these data are processed.

Point of contact for the processing of your data:

LSFI – 12, rue Erasme, L-1468 Luxembourg

Data collected by the LSFI

For the purposes mentioned in this privacy notice, the LSFI may collect the following personal data:

  • Basic identification information such as your name, email address and country.
  • Professional information such as your job title and company.
  • Your preferences regarding LSFI’s activities.
  • Your fields of interest regarding sustainable finance.
  • Information on how you navigate on our website: we use cookies to collect data on how you use our websites (for instance, website pages you have visited, how long you stayed on them, which items you clicked on and your IP-address) – Refer to the cookies section for additional email.
  • Information on how you receive and follow our newsletter or marketing emails (e.g., articles clicked or opening rate).
  • Pictures taken at LSFI events and other meetings.

Purposes of data collection and processing

Personal data will only be processed and collected by the LSFI to be able to perform statistical processing (e.g.,visitors statistics and analytics) and carry out email campaigns (e.g., if you subscribe to LSFI’s newsletter or to receive LSFI events invitations) always intending to enhance our activities in line with our mission and action plan.

How is the data collected and processed

  • Information that we automatically collect when you use our website: when you use our website, we automatically collect, through cookies, the following information: navigation and click-stream data; HTTP protocol elements, search terms. The information you might have entered at are stored for processing by Google Analytics (for example, to provide visitor statistics, etc..). You can read the privacy policy for Google Analytics here.
  • Information you input when registering to our database through our dedicated registration form is collected in Mailchimp. We work with Mailchimp to send newsletters, key announcements and invitations.
  • Information that you automatically provide when you open our emails, invitations and newsletters and that is processed by MailChimp. More information on Mailchimp’s private policy here.
  • Information you input when you register for our events is collected through Eventbrite and/or LSFI’s s website. More details regarding Eventbrite’s privacy policy here.
  • Personal data when you apply online for employment and that is collected via email: please refer to the Human Resources and Recruitment section at the end of this policy.

Data Sharing

Your information will be shared internally to manage our activities. This includes all staff members of the LSFI.

The LSFI does not share your data with third parties. Only when a co-organised activity or event occurs, the LSFI may share your data with the relevant partner; the data transmitted on that occasion would strictly be used only to develop that activity.

Retention period of the personal data

The information you have shared with the LSFI  will not be used for any other purpose and will not be stored in our systems beyond the time necessary to achieve the objectives stated above and always complying with the limitations established by the law.

Your rights

In accordance with the amended law of 2 August 2002, you have the right to access, modify or oppose any processing of your personal data. To make use of these rights, you can contact the LSFI at the following address:

Cookie Policy

In accordance with applicable data protection legislation, the LSFI informs you that when using the website, we may collect information by using ‘cookies’. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies for the purposes listed below, as well as in line with our overall data collection and privacy policy. You may refuse at any time the use of cookies by adapting the appropriate settings on your browser, but please note that this may affect your experience and ability to exploit the full functionality of the website.

We use the cookies for the following purpose:

  • Calculate how many visitors we have
  • Calculate How long visitors stay on our site
  • Identify Most visited pages
  • View the profile of the visitors in terms of location
  • Collect performance of particular pages to analyse the impact of our activities and projects

Human Resources and Recruitment

When applying for a job at the LSFI you submit your data via email. Such data includes, amongst others, your name, address, phone number, email address, experience, education, diplomas, job skills and other information on your curriculum vitae (CV) and/or your cover letter. The LSFI uses such data solely to consider your candidacy for employment, to communicate with you and generate related correspondence, including offer letters and employment agreements. We retain such data for a period of one year to ensure the transparency of the recruitment process. We would only keep it for a longer period if the applicant requests that we do so.

Amendments to this privacy notice

The LSFI reserves the right to amend this privacy notice from time to time to reflect changes in the law, our data collection and used practices, and to ensure it is accurate, complete and up to date.


Date: May 2023