Data Use, Governance, and Privacy Policy

Data Use, Governance, and Privacy Policy

 The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Please contact us at if you have any questions or problems related to the use of your personal data, and we will be happy to assist you.

 By using this site, you agree to the processing of your personal data as described in this Data Use, Governance, and Privacy Policy.

 Table of Contents


  1. Definitions used in this Data Use, Governance, and Privacy Policy
  2. Principles of data protection
  3. Rights of data subjects
  4. Data we collect
  5. How we use your personal data
  6. Who else can access your personal data
  7. How we protect your data
  8. Cookies
  9. Contact information


  1. Definitions used in this Privacy Policy


Anonymization: Use of reasonable and available technical means at the time of processing, through which data can no longer be directly or indirectly associated with an individual

Personal data: Information related to an identified or identifiable individual (natural person)

Data processing: Any operation performed with personal data, such as those referring to the collection, production, receipt, classification, use, access, reproduction, transmission, distribution, processing, archiving, storage, deletion, evaluation, or control of information, as well as modification, communication, transfer, diffusion, or extraction

Data subject: The individual (natural person) to whom the personal data that is the subject of processing relate.


  1. Principles of data protection


Ibá is committed to complying with the following data protection principles:



  1. Rights of data subjects


The data subject has the following rights:


Right to be informed: You have the right to know if your personal data is being processed, what data is collected, where it is obtained from, and why and by whom it is processed.


Right of access: You have the right to access the data collected from/about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your collected personal data.


Right to rectification: You have the right to request rectification of your personal data that is inaccurate or incomplete.


Right to erasure: Under certain circumstances, you may request that your personal data be erased from our records.


Right to restrict processing: You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data.


Right to object: In certain cases, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, for example in the case of direct marketing.


Right to assistance from a supervisory body: You have the right to help from a supervisory authority, and the right to other legal remedies such as compensation for damages.


Right to withdraw consent: You have the right to withdraw any consent provided for the processing of your personal data.


  1. Data we collect


Information you provide us:


In accordance with this Data Usage, Governance, and Privacy Policy, you provide us with your name and e-mail address, allowing that data to be processed by Ibá. 


Information collected automatically about you:


This includes information that is automatically stored by cookiesand other session tools. For example, this includes your IP address.


  1. How we use your personal data


Based on legitimate and unequivocal interest, we use your personal data with your consent to send you newsletters and communicate with you about our institutional activity, as well as send news about the planted forest sector, the forest-based product industry, and related activities, and also to interact with you.


Ibá reserves the right to make the personal data collected anonymous, and to use such data. Use of this data by Ibá, outside the scope of this Policy, will only occur when the data are anonymized.


We may process your personal data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here, but which are compatible with the original purpose for which the data were collected. To do this, we will ensure that:



  1. Who else can access your personal data


We do not share your personal data with third parties.


  1. How we protect your data


We do our best to keep your personal data protected. We use secure protocols for data communication and transfer (such as HTTPS), and anonymization, when appropriate. We monitor our systems for potential vulnerabilities and attacks.


Even as we do our best, we cannot guarantee the security of information if a security incident should occur, such as attacks by hackers or crackers. For this reason, although Ibá is responsible for the personal data that are processed, it is not responsible in extenuating circumstances, such as security incidents, over which it has no control. However, we promise to notify the competent authorities of any potential data breaches, and will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we can to prevent security breaches, and to assist the authorities if violations do occur.



  1. Cookies and other technologies we use


We use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyze user behavior, manage the site, track user movements, and collect information about users. This is done to personalize and enhance your experience with us.


A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make websites function. Only we may access the cookies created by our site. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may make it difficult to use certain functions.


You can remove the cookies stored on your computer via your browser settings. You can also control some third-party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform, such as or For more information about cookies, visit


We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our site. Google has its own Privacy Policy, which you can review here[tm1] . If you wish to disable Google Analytics tracking, visit the Google Analytics deactivation page.


  1. Contact information


If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact:


Changes to this Privacy Policy

Ibá reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy.

The last modification was made on May 11, 2021.