Other Covered Entities

EcoVadis Inc.


  • Business and Professional Services
  • Management Consulting Services


EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Inactive - Withdrawal

Original Certification Date: 1/19/2017
Inactive Start Date: 2/4/2021

Purpose of Data Collection

EcoVadis operates a Sustainability and Cyber security Monitoring platform dedicated to facilitating the management of suppliers environmental and social performance as well as cyber security performance offered as a Software- as-a-Service (SAAS) model. Our Privacy Shield commitment covers human resources information we collect in the context of the employment relationship as well as other personal information that we collect from actual and potential customers. In order to deliver the services we collect personal information from users of our web Services including but not limited to sites located at www.ecovadis.com, www.ecovadis-survey.com, www.cybervadis.com, all subdomains, and all other online services of EcoVadis SAS or EcoVadis Inc. (Services) Information provided to EcoVadis by our corporate customers is collected by those customers under their own privacy policies. The personal information that we collect from our customers and potential customers and the human resources data that we collect from our employees are stored in a data center in the EU. The databases are accessible by certain employees that are located in the United States. We limit access to this information to only those employees who are necessary to carry out the below listed purposes. We use the personal information we collect from our customers and potential customers for the following purposes : (1) contract and billing administration, (2) product and service delivery, (3) call and chat recordings from support services (4) communications regarding marketing and technical information concerning our products and services, (5) customer account management, (6) website audience tracking and viewer statistics for customer prospection, and (7) fulfillment of our business obligations to our customers. We use human resources data we collect from our current and potential employees only for the following purposes: (1) the management and operations of our company, its functions and activities, (2) employee communications, including employee surveys, (3) global directory maintenance, (4) execution of obligations under employment contracts and employment, tax and benefits laws, and in connection with other working relationships or arrangements, (5) development and training programs, (6) recruitment and hiring of job applicants, (7) background checks and verification of references, (8) assessment of qualifications and employee performance, (9) evaluation of employee compensation or payment, (10) management of physical and logical access to the offices and the EcoVadis network, (11) organization of professional elections (personnel representatives), (12) inventory of IT assets and implementation of devices to ensure the security and operation of computer applications and networks (13) other general human resources purposes. EcoVadis does not sell, rent or lease personal information to third parties. EcoVadis may share usage data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis of usage or to provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using a users Personal Information except to provide these services to EcoVadis, and they are required to maintain the strict confidentiality of user information.

Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint, please contact EcoVadis Inc. at:

Frank Pithan
Quality Assurance & Information Security Officer
EcoVadis Inc.
EcoVadis SAS, Frederic Trinel 43 Avenue de la Grande Armee 75116 Paris FRANCE
60 Broad Street
New York, New York 10004

Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against EcoVadis Inc. regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission