Global Startup Awards - Privacy Notice 2018

This Privacy Notice contains rights and obligations and other important provisions regarding collecting and processing of your personal data in the course of the registration for and attendance of the Global Startup Awards http://www.globalstartupawards.com organised by Global Startup Awards IVS (registered seat: Borgmestervangen 10, 5. th 2200 København N Denmark; company registration number: VAT: DK36531770).

The data controller

GSA acts as a data controller in connection with the collecting and processing of your personal data and business data and uploads by the registration for and attendance of the Global Startup Awards.

The legal basis of the data controlling

The processing of the herein listed personal data under this Notice is based on your voluntary and informed consent. Your or your company's participation in the Global Startup Awards is subject to your consent to the processing of your personal data by GSA as explained here. You may at any time freely revoke such of your consent without giving any explanation of it. However, please note that the revocation of your consent to the data processing by GSA will be considered your or your company's withdrawal from the participation in the Global Startup Awards.

We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal data from any person under the age of majority. Participation in Global Startup Awards is not available for anyone under the age of eighteen.

In the event that we learn that we have collected personal data from anybody under age 18, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

Purposes of the Data Processing

GSA will process the below personal and business data solely (i) to organize the Global Startup Awards (ii) to assure your or your company's participation in the Global Startup Awards, (iii) to manage the selection of the winner picked by the jury and as a result of public voting, (iv) to post some information about you or your company on the website of the Global Startup Awards, http://www.globalstartupawards.com ("Website"), furthermore (v) to send advertising and newsletter to the registered contestant, and (vi) for other direct marketing purposes.

List of the data processed

In order to achieve the above purposes, GSA processes the following personal data.

(a) In case of legal entity contestants:

Your name and position within your company; e-mail address, website and other social links of your company which may be directly associated with you; your company’s formation date; name of your investor, the amount invested by him/her in your company, and other financial data related to your company, and about your Company’s operation.

(b) In case of individual contestant:

Your name, age, sex, e-mail address; name of your investor and the amount invested by him/her in your idea, profile picture, notable activities, occupation and industry of work.

Provision of any personal data of third person by you to GSA is subject to the collection of the appropriate consent of such third person by you to the processing of his/her personal data as described herein. That being said, by consenting to this Notice, you hereby state and acknowledge that you obtained the appropriate consent from your or your company's investor to provide GSA with such investor's personal data for the data processing activities described herein. GSA hereby exclude all responsibility relative to the existence of the appropriate consent from such investor or from any third parties to its data processing activities as explained in this Notice.

Transfer of and access to personal data

GSA transfers the above personal and business data, for the purposes stated above to the regional partners of GSA organising the regional contests of the Global Startup Awards, to which You applied. GSA does not transfer to Your data to its regional partners. (i.e. if You apply to the Central European Startup Awards, GSA will transfer your data to the organiser of the Central European Startup Awards, but GSA will not transfer yoau personal data to the organisers of the other regional contests.) The links to the websites of the regional contests are available on the Website. The regional partners are obliged to control your data in compliance with this Notice and applicable laws.

As a condition of your or your company's participation in the Global Startup Awards GSA shares the above personal data with the national and regional juries of the Global Startup Awards in order that they can pick the winner. The juries only have access to your data, and they are bound by confidentiality, they can only use your data for the purpose of evaluating the contestants. The list of the above referred juries is available on the Website.

Further GSA transfer the data given during the registration, and managed by GSA to the followings: Co-operate ambassadors, Country partners and Sponsors for the purpose of business matchmaking. The list of co-operate ambassadors, country partners and sponsors is available on the Website.

GSA processes the personal data by automatized methods and uses the following data processing services: Contriber (contriber.com).

Sharing personal data with sponsors

Upon your separate consent, GSA may share the above personal data with the sponsors of the Global Startup Awards listed on the Website for the purpose of evaluating you or your company for proposing investment to you or to your company.

Advertising and newsletter sending

Please note that by the registration for and attendance of the Global Startup Awards you or your company’s agree that GSA regularly sends advertising and newsletter by e-mail to your or your company’s e-mail address given by the registration.

If you or your company has given consent to receive newsletter from GSA to your or your company’s email address by its above referred registration, you may freely withdraw your consent without any restriction and justification by email sent to the following address of GSA : Borgmestervangen 10, 5. th 2200 København N Denmark or by a declaration addressed to GSA , sent by post to the registered seat of GSA .

Data security

GSA has a number of security measures in place to help protect the personal data it processes from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Although no online service can guarantee the absolute security of personal data, GSA is committed to implementing appropriate physical, technical and administrative safeguards.

Duration of data processing

GSA is required to process the personal data listed therein for no longer than is necessary for GSA to achieve the purposes for which such personal data was collected unless we are specifically required to keep such personal data longer by applicable law. GSA regularly revises if the personal data is necessary for the performance of its purpose.

Your rights as data subject

You are entitled to access, verify and request the correction, deletion and blocking of your personal data processed by GSA. For further information please contact GSA by sending an e-mail to kim@globalstartupawards.com or a mail to the above specified registered seat of GSA. GSA, as the data controller gives the written, articulate information to the you as soon as possible, latest in 30 days. This is free from any charge.

You are entitled, at any time, to objection or withdraw your consent to the data processing of GSA.

If you consider your rights as data subject have been infringed, you are entitled to turn to the Danish Data Protection Agency or you may file court proceedings against the data controller in which you may also request compensation of damages you sustained as a result of an unlawful processing of your personal data or as a result of an infringement of the security requirements of data protection.

Changes to this Notice

If you have any questions about this Notice please contact us at privacy@globalstartupawards.com or send mail to:
Global Startup Awards (Borgmestervangen 10, 5. th, 2200 København N, CVR 36531770).