Privacy Policy

General

Bangladesh Power Pathways website (the “Site”) aims to provide website visitors with informative and analytical content about the power and energy sector in Bangladesh. The Site is managed and operated by CLEAN (Coastal Livelihood and Environmental Action Network) who act as the data controller. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use this website. 

Personal Information that we collect is used for improving the quality of content published on this website, and to make it easier to follow and access content. 

We will not use or share your information with anyone, except as described in this Privacy Policy below, such as for the purpose of information collection, log data, Google marketing services, Facebook marketing services, LinkedIn Marketing services, Twitter marketing services, email marketing services (newsletter), Contact Form, Cookies and other technologies.

 

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience while reading content on this Site, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, country of residence, and email address, such as when you subscribe to our newsletter. The information that we collect may be used to contact you with information about and/or from our Site and our campaign partners, either by email or through third party advertising campaigns. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by clicking the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send. 

This data processing is based on your consent.

 

Log Data

When you visit our Site, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

This data processing is based on our legitimate purposes and aims at monitoring traffic on our website.

 

Uses of Google Marketing Services

In order to improve our users’ experience, we may use Google Analytics and Google Ads features such as Remarketing, Google Campaign Manager, Google Display Network Impression Reporting and/or Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting.

Information collected by our cookies will not personally identify you. It does, however, identify your computer and connection to the Internet. We only collect general information about your computer settings, connection to the Internet (e.g. operating system and platform), IP address, browsing patterns, and interactions within our Site.

We may use Remarketing with Google Ads to advertise online. Third party vendors, including Google, may show our ads on various sites across the internet. They may also use cookies set by the Google Display Advertising Features to inform, optimise and determine which ads you see on our Site, including ads based on previous visits to our Site.

With regards to Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, we may use data from Google’s Interest-based advertising and/or third party audience data (e.g. age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics to target and optimise our marketing campaigns, strategies and our Site content.

This data processing is based on our legitimate purposes.

 

Use of Facebook Marketing Services

This Site utilizes the Conversion Tracking Pixel service of Facebook. This tool allows us to follow the actions of users after they are redirected to a provider’s website by clicking on a Facebook advertisement. We are thus able to record the efficacy of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes, including to redeliver the same advertisement to the user. This is to mention that we cannot see the personal data of any individual user. However, the collected data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook is able to connect the data with your Facebook account and use the data for their own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Use Policy at Facebook Data Policy. Facebook Conversion Tracking also allows Facebook and its partners to show you advertisements on and outside Facebook. In addition, a cookie will be saved onto your computer for these purposes. If you would like to revoke your permission, please visit Facebook Ad Preferences.

This data processing is based on our legitimate purposes.

 

Use of Twitter Marketing Services

This Site utilizes the conversion tracking service of Twitter. This tool allows us to follow the actions of users after they are redirected to a provider’s website by clicking on a Twitter advertisement. We are therefore able to record the efficacy of Twitter advertisements for statistical and market research purposes, including to retarget future advertising to the user. This is to mention that we cannot see the personal data of any individual user.

For more information about Twitter Marketing Services, please visit Twitter Conversion Tracking for Websites.

This data processing is based on our legitimate purposes.

 

Use of LinkedIn Marketing Services

This Site utilizes the Conversion tracking service of LinkedIn. This tool allows us to follow the actions of users after they are redirected to a provider’s website by clicking on a LinkedIn advertisement. We are therefore able to record the efficacy of LinkedIn advertisements for statistical and market research purposes, including to retarget future advertising to the user. This is to mention that we cannot see the personal data of any individual user.

For more information about LinkedIn Marketing Services, please visit LinkedIn Marketing Solutions.

This data processing is based on our legitimate purposes.

 

Use of Email Marketing Services (Newsletter)

When you sign up for our newsletter by completing the signup form, you give your consent to us sending you our newsletter. At the time of signing up, we collect your name, email address, company name and location. We will also record the time and date of completion. We use this information to send you regular updates about our Site and to tailor any follow up marketing communications with you.

We use a third-party service, MailChimp, to send out our newsletters and administer our mailing list. For more information about MailChimp Marketing services, please visit MailChimp Data Protection Regulations.

You may unsubscribe at any time via the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every newsletter email.

This data processing is based on your consent.

 

Contact forms

When you submit an inquiry via our Contact form we collect your name, email address, company name, location, and your inquiry message. The data is stored and used for the purpose of answering your questions. Your data may be retained for analytic reporting purposes unless you submit a request to delete the data.

This data processing is based on your consent.

 

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The tables below explain the cookies we use and why.

Essential cookies

The essential cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and so cannot be disabled. 

Essential cookies on this website are:

  • viewed_cookie_policy: The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data. Cookie duration: 11 months. 
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary: This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”. Cookie duration: 11 months. 
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional: The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Functional”. Cookie duration: 11 months. 
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance: This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Performance”. Cookie duration: 11 months. 
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics: This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Analytics”. Cookie duration: 11 months. 
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-others: This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Other. Cookie duration: 11 months. 

Non-essential cookies on this website are:

  • AnalyticsSyncHistory. Cookie duration: 1 month. 
  • li_gc: Cookie duration: 2 years. 
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement: Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the “Advertisement” category. Cookie duration: 1 year. 
  • elementor: This cookie is used by the website’s WordPress theme. It allows the website owner to implement or change the website’s content in real-time. Cookie duration: Never. 
  • _fbp: This cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website. Cookie duration: 3 months. 
  • fr: Facebook sets this cookie to show relevant advertisements to users by tracking user behaviour across the web, on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin. Cookie duration: 3 months. 
  • _ga: The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors. Cookie duration: 2 years. 
  • _gid: Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. Cookie duration: 1 day. 
  • _gat_UA-213369452-1: A variation of the _gat cookie set by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to allow website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. The pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. Cookie duration: 1 minute. 
  • UserMatchHistory: LinkedIn sets this cookie for LinkedIn Ads ID syncing. Cookie duration: 1 month. 
  • lang: LinkedIn sets this cookie to remember a user’s language setting. Cookie duration: session. 
  • bcookie: LinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser ID. Cookie duration: 2 years. 
  • lidc: LinkedIn sets the lidc cookie to facilitate data center selection. Cookie duration: 1 day. 
  • bscookie: LinkedIn sets this cookie to store performed actions on the website. Cookie duration: 2 years. 

This Site also utilizes various third-parties Cookies (or browser cookies) to enable certain functions of the Site, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising.

You may delete or refuse to accept cookies via customized settings on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site.

If you are interested to find out more about Cookies, visit All About Cookies.

 

Data Sharing

We do share your personal information outside of our Company 

  • For marketing or other business purposes as mentioned above, and
  • When you allow us to share the information, such as when you:
  • Share one of our blog posts to your social media feed;
  • Use third-party features on our Site, such as commenting features or submitting a form run by third-parties;

Please note that once personal information is shared with another third party, the information received by the other party becomes subject to its privacy policies and practices.

We may also share aggregated information (such as usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for our Sites or those of our partners. However, this sharing will not disclose any of your personal information.

Your rights

If we rely on your consent to use your personal information for a specific purpose, you can withdraw that consent at any time. This includes the right to ask us to stop using your personal information for direct marketing purposes or to be unsubscribed from our email list at any time.

You have further the right as an individual 

  • to request from us access to and rectification of your personal data;
  • to request erasure of your data (right to be forgotten) in the case you withdraw your consent (see above) or object to the use of your data (see under);
  • to obtain from us restriction of processing where there is contestation about the data processing for a period enabling to solve the issue.
  • to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data which is based on our legitimate purposes.

Please use our contact form or send an email to [email protected] if you wish to make a request in relation to your rights stated above or ask any questions or make suggestions about the content on this page.

For EU citizens, please note that you always have the right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory authority of the EU country of your choice.

Links to Other Sites

Our Site may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of those websites too. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

 

Data Security

We have used technical and organizational security measures designed to secure your personal information from manipulation, loss, destruction or from being accessed by unauthorized persons. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. The security measures are continually improved and adapted in accordance with the latest technology.

However, data provided that is unencrypted could potentially be viewed by third parties. The secure transmission of information via the Internet (e.g. by email) cannot be guaranteed. Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted at all or only via a secure connection (SSL).

Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. If you access pages and files and are then asked to enter personal data, please note that the transmission of such data via the Internet may not be secure and it may therefore be accessed and manipulated by unauthorized persons.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This data privacy was last updated on 24th March 2022. 

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.