Sustainability Impact Awards Program Privacy Notice

We commit to serve you, our customers, partners and suppliers, with care, consideration, and respect and to protect your privacy and personal information.

Our Data Privacy Policy explains how and why we use personal information. This supplemental notice provides additional information about this web platform for our Sustainability Impact Awards Program.

1. Who is in charge of data processing?

The processing of personal information is carried out by Schneider Electric and its affiliates (“we”) as data controller:

    Schneider Electric Industries SAS, 35 rue Joseph Monier 92500 Rueil-Malmaison - France.

2. What types of personal information do we process?

We collect and process following personal information in the context of this program:

Personal information

Types of processing


Data provided by you when you registered your SE account or after you modified them on this platform:

  • First name and last name
  • Email address
  • Country
  • Company name
  • Business type

For us to operate the program:

  • First name and last name: to identify you and communicate about you as a natural person.
  • Email address: to provide you with the access to the program and to communicate with you. 
  • Country, Company name and Business type: to check your eligibility to the program and serve you with the adequate team in Schneider. 

Once logged-in you can update first name and last name at any time by accessing to your profile settings. It will not update in your SE account but only on this platform.
This is for example to allow you not to display your full name.

Optional: A picture provided by you in your account settings

To display your picture aside your account for better user experience. 

Once logged-in you can update or remove this data at any time by accessing to your profile settings

Answers and documents provided by you in the online application/nomination form

For us to operate the program.

Once logged-in you can update or remove these data at any time before the program deadline.

Online and technical information (information about devices you use to browse on our web site such as their identifier, model and version)

To analyze the use of the service, to maintain and improve the user experience;

Connection and Activity logs

For security purposes.


This is based on our legitimate interest to operate the platform and to provide this program with the best user experience to you. Some activities are based on your consent such as the use of cookies or any similar technology.

We may collect and use other types of personal information as described in our Data Privacy Policy. Depending on the circumstances, these activities may be based on the execution of a contract with you, on our legitimate interest, on the legitimate interest of a third party, or for compliance with a legal obligation.

We do not make decisions based solely on automated processing which may produce legal effects or similarly affect you.

3. How long do we keep your personal information?

We keep information as needed to perform the purposes described above, taking into consideration the need to provide the services, marketing requirements, security requirements, legal requirements, and statute of limitations.

4. Who do we share personal information with and where is it processed?

Personal information will be processed by our affiliates and suppliers involved in the provision of the services and in the performance of the purposes described in Section 2. We take measures to ensure that personal information receives an adequate level of protection. We do not sell your personal information.

Our affiliates and suppliers provide service including hosting and maintenance, performance monitoring and security. As we are a global company, teams and suppliers may have global or multi-country roles, and they can be located anywhere in the world, in countries with different privacy standards than the country of our customers. 

We have internal policies applied by our affiliates and we conclude contracts with our suppliers to ensure appropriate safeguards. Our group has adopted Binding Corporate Rules (BCR). In addition, we conclude Standard Contractual Clauses and rely on EU Commission’s adequacy decisions. To obtain more details and copies of safeguards put into place, you may contact

We may also share your information, as necessary:

  • with competent authorities, based on a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to respond to a judicial process, a valid official inquiry, or if otherwise required by law;
  • to defend our legal rights, or to protect the rights or safety of any person or entity;
  • as instructed by you, our user

5. How do we secure personal information?

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect personal information and we maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect it against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss and unauthorized alteration. 

However, no method of transmission over the internet or of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

6. How to exercise your choices and rights about your personal information?

To exercise the data protection rights granted under applicable data protection law, such as the rights to be informed, to access, to rectify, to withdraw consent, to request restriction or erasure, the right to object and data portability, you may make a request at the contact details available within the service or at To ensure the security of your personal information, we may ask you to provide other details to verify your identity.

You may address questions or comments about our privacy practices or this privacy notice to our Group Data Protection Officer (Group DPO):
DPO Schneider Electric
35 rue Joseph Monier 
CS 30323
92506 Rueil Malmaison-

If you believe that we have processed your personal information in violation of applicable law, you may file a complaint with the Group DPO at the contact details above or with a supervisory authority.

This privacy notice may change from time to time. We will provide information about material changes. Last updated: July 2023