Privacy Policy

This is a cookie-free zone (but if you submit a form, we collect some data).

Owner and Data Controller: 5forests OÜ, Barcelona, Spain, 08003.
Owner contact email: [email protected]

Here’s what we collect

To process form submissions for 5forests and Earth First Ecommerce®, we collect: name, business email address, company name, and website url.

This Data is optional and freely provided by you. If you do not wish to provide this data, you may contact us directly by email at [email protected]. You are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through 5forests and confirm that you have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to 5forests.

Methods of processing

5forests takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data. Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to 5forests, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of 5forests (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by 5forests. The updated list of these parties may be requested from 5forests at any time.

5forests may process your Personal Data if one of the following applies:

  • You have given consent for one or more specific purposes;
  • Provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  • Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which 5forests is subject;
  • Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by 5forests.

In any case, 5forests will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.


The Data is processed at 5forests’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. Depending on your location, data transfers may involve transferring your Data to a country other than your own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, you can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.

You are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by 5forests to safeguard your Data. If any such transfer takes place, you can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with 5forests using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for. Therefore:

  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between 5forests and you shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.
  • Personal Data collected for the purposes of 5forests’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfil such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by 5forests within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting 5forests.

5forests may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever you have given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, 5forests may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right of access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing

Your data is collected to allow 5forests to send newsletters, manage contacts, send messages, and provide requested information, as well as the following: comply with its legal obligations, respond to enforcement requests, protect its rights and interests (or those of its Users or third parties), detect any malicious or fraudulent activity.

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes using the following service:

Mailchimp Mailing List

By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, your email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning 5forests. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to 5forests or after making a purchase.

  • Mailchimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC.
  • Personal Data processed: email address.
  • Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy, Data Processing Addendum including European Data Protection .

Your Rights

You may exercise certain rights regarding your Data processed by 5forests. In particular, you have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw your consent at any time. 
  • Object to processing of your Data. 
  • Access your Data. 
  • Verify and seek rectification. 
  • Restrict the processing of your Data. 
  • Have your Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. 
  • Receive your Data and have it transferred to another controller. 
  • Lodge a complaint. 

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in 5forests or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by 5forests, you may object to such processing by providing a ground related to your particular situation to justify the objection.

You must know that, however, should your Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification.

How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to 5forests through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by 5forests as early as possible.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Your Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by 5forests in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of 5forests or the related Services. You declare to be aware that 5forests may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, 5forests and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with 5forests (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from 5forests at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

Changes to this privacy policy

5forests reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page. Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of your consent, 5forests shall collect new consent from you, where required.

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically through 5forests (or third-party services employed in 5forests), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by users who use 5forests, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by you, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or you’s IT environment.


The individual using 5forests who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of 5forests. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is 5forests of 5forests.


The service provided by 5forests as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).

This privacy policy relates solely to 5forests, if not stated otherwise within this document.

Latest update: 13 January 2023.