Privacy policy.

Privacy Policy.

Protecting your privacy is important to the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT). We are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information. If you have any questions about how we use your personal information or comply with data protection legislation, please email us at 

The purpose of this privacy policy is to set out the principles governing our use of the personal information which you give to us, or we obtain about you, via the web. 

We may change our privacy policy from time to time. Therefore, we ask you to check this privacy policy occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version which will apply from the time you access this website. We will of course notify you of any changes where we are required to do so. 

The Leadership Group’s Secretariat is hosted by Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), org. no. 802014-0763. The Secretariat is responsible as data controller for the processing of your personal data. 

Description of the information we collect and how we use it 

We collect personal information from you when you sign up to newsletters and use the website. Read the cookie notice below for the cookies that may be collected.

Aggregate information

In common with many commercial organizations we monitor the use of this website by collecting aggregate information through the use of cookies (see the cookie notice).  Typically, we collect information about the number of visitors to the website, to each web page and the originating domain name of the visitor’s internet service provider. This information is used to understand the visitor’s use of the website and may be shared within LeadIT and with other third parties.

Personal information

If you register for an event, service or sign up to our newsletters (e,g. to obtain e-mail updates) then we will collect personally identifiable information about you such as your name, organization, e-mail address, country of residence, and other information which you voluntarily submit. 

This information is used to tailor promotions and understand your use of the website. It may be shared within LeadIT and with other third parties. 

We are continuously improving the content and functionality of our website. We may therefore collect information about how you use this website through the use of cookies [LINK]  and other similar technologies. We may also monitor user traffic patterns and site usage statistics to help us improve the design and layout of our site, or to personalize your experience. 

We may also obtain information about your opinions if, for example, you send us feedback or ask questions. 

We may also receive information about you from other sources (such as third parties or other companies) which we add to the information we already hold about you. This helps us improve and personalize our service to you. 

We may use your personal data to answer your queries, provide you with relevant information, or send you surveys. 

You consent to our transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions which do not provide the same legal level of data protection as your home country. If we do make such a transfer, we will ensure that your information is appropriately protected while in transit and while in the destination country. 

We will keep your data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes above or for as long as we are required by law. After this your personal data will be deleted. 

SEI uses Google’s advertising services. For more information about Google’s collection, sharing and use of data, see Google’s Privacy and Terms. 


The website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to the website. When you are being linked to another website, you should read the privacy policy which applies to that website. 

LeadIT, or SEI as LeadIT Secretariat, is not responsible for the processing of your personal data by or on other websites. 


In general terms, cookies are small text files which are sent to your web browser and stored on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies act as a memory for a website, allowing that website to remember your computer on your return visits. This is particularly important for websites that require you to sign in as it speeds up your access.

We use both session cookies (which exist only until you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which exist for a longer, specified period of time).

The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the web browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your hard disk. If you refuse or disable cookies, some of this website’s functionality may be lost.

Third-party cookies

We use third-party cookies to collect statistics in aggregate form in analysis tools such as Google Analytics. The cookies used are both permanent and temporary cookies (session cookies). The permanent cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device for no longer than 24 months.

Cookie settings

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Opting out of further communications from us 

If you have elected to receive information from SEI or other SEI entities and you wish to opt-out of receiving such information, then you can do so by emailing

Access and corrections 

If we process personal information about you, then you have a right under data protection law to request access to that personal information. You also have a right to require any inaccuracies in your information to be corrected free of charge. You can ask us to modify any details which are inaccurate by emailing Please include your name. 

What security measures are in place to protect your personal information? 

We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration of information you provide us with through the website. 

Communications from us in connection with the website may be sent to you by email. Email is not a fully secure means of communication and we cannot guarantee our emails are free from viruses and other harmful effects. 

Agents and service 

We sometimes employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. They may need access to your personal information in order to perform their functions. 

Amendments to the privacy policy 

LeadIT reserves the right, at any time, to make amendments to this privacy policy to the extent necessary to remedy disturbances or to comply with new legislative or technical requirements. 


The Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) gathers countries and companies that are committed to action to achieve the Paris Agreement. It is supported by the World Economic Forum. LeadIT members subscribe to the notion that energy-intensive industry can and must progress on low-carbon pathways, aiming to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.  

LeadIT’s Management Board is made up of representatives from Sweden, India, and the World Economic Forum. The Secretariat is responsible for managing the work of the Leadership Group and is hosted by Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).