CAPITAL ENTERPRISE (UK) LIMITED PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated: 24-05-2018

 

Capital Enterprise (UK) Limited is committed to respecting your privacy and the privacy of every one of our service users. The information we collect about you will be used to fulfil the required services and enable us to improve how, as an organisation, we interact with you.

This privacy policy has been prepared in line with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which takes effect on 25 May 2018. The GDPR promotes fairness and transparency for all individuals in respect of their personal data. This privacy policy applies to all data we process, and by using Capital Enterprise (UK) Limited you consent to our collection and use of such data. If you would like to get in touch about anything in this policy or about your personal data then please email us on info@capitalenterprise.org

Capital Enterprise (UK) Limited may update this policy at any time. To ensure you are happy with any changes that are made, please refer back to this policy periodically. By continuing to access or use our services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised privacy policy.

 

THE DATA WE COLLECT & HOW WE USE IT

 

As a data controller we collect a variety of data in order to deliver our services.

 

If you are a business participating in one of our European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) projects we may collect the following data:

  • Name
  • Business and/or Personal Address
  • Telephone number(s)
  • Email addresses
  • Business name
  • Business incorporation date
  • Legal status of business
  • Type of business
  • Website address
  • Number of employees
  • Employment status
  • Gender
  • Age Bracket
  • Ethnicity
  • Disability Status

This information is voluntarily provided by you via our registration forms and is collected under the lawful basis of Contract.

 

When you sign-up to one of our newsletters we collect the following data:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Organisation
  • Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, Capital Enterprise member, enterprise support or curious person

We use this data to send you our monthly newsletters, bringing you the latest startup news and opportunities, as well as invitations to events that are relevant to you. We collect this data using the lawful basis of Consent & Legitimate Interest and you are always given the option to opt-out of hearing from us.

 

When we scout startups we may collect the following personal data:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Twitter handle
  • Company
  • Role
  • Phone number
  • LinkedIn profile URL

We use this data to identify relevant startups, analyse and provide application data to our programmes.

We collect this data using the lawful basis of Legitimate Interest. Once you are approved on to one of our programmes your data is used under the lawful basis of Contract.

 

If you are an Investor or Capital Enterprise member we collect the following data:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Organisation
  • Role

We use this data to send you our monthly newsletters and email updates on the latest startup, member and investor news and opportunities, as well as invitations to events that are relevant to you. We collect this data using the lawful basis of Legitimate Interest and you are always given the option to opt-out of hearing from us.

 

HOW WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA SECURE

 

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

 

HOW WE USE COOKIES

 

Capital Enterprise (UK) Limited will collect anonymized website statistics using cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers which websites may send to a computer to make a user’s experience of a website better.

Capital Enterprise (UK) Limited uses cookies to:

  • collect anonymised data about the number of visitors to pages, so we can improve the website and ensure that content is easy to find and engaging.
  • to remember your preferences, for text sizes, for example. Again, this information is processed anonymously.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

For information on controlling cookies visit http://www.aboutcookies.org

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

 

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

YOUR RIGHTS

 

Your personal data is yours and you have rights over it, including but not limited to:

  • the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data
  • the right of access to your personal data
  • the right to have any errors in your personal data rectified
  • the right to have your personal data erased
  • the right to block or suppress the processing of your personal data
  • the right to move, copy or transfer your personal data from one IT environment to another
  • the right to object to processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, and
  • rights related to automated decision-making (i.e. where no humans are involved) and profiling (i.e. where certain personal data is processed to evaluate an individual).

If you have any questions or would like to manage your data, you can contact us via email on info@capitalenterprise.org.

While we do not hold personal data any longer than we need to, the duration will depend on your relationship with us.

 

ABOUT US

We are Capital Enterprise (UK) Limited and our address is IDEALodnon, 69 Wilson Street, London, EC2A 2BB, United Kingdom. You can contact us at info@capitalenterprise.org