In line with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) as implemented in the EU Regulation 2016/679 (in the Netherlands also known as Algemene verordening gegevensbescherming (“AVG”), Connected Capital must ensure compliance with GDPR with respect to the collection and processing of personal data.
We collect, use, share and store personal and financial information about you. Most of the information collected by us is information which you have provided to us directly. For example, you may have signed up online to receive information from us or provided information to us when becoming an employee, limited partner or portfolio company.
Information we collect from you when you visit and/or request to receive information from this website (www.connectedcapital.nl) (“Website“):
When you enter into a contract with us as our limited partner, you may provide us with the following information in order for us to perform our obligations under said contract, or to provide advice or guidance in relation to our products or services, or to fulfill our legal obligations:
When you enter into a contract with us as our portfolio company, you may provide us with the following information in order for us to perform our obligations under that contract or to provide advice or guidance in relation to our products or services, or to fulfill our legal obligations:
For our legitimate business interest, we may also process a report of HR due diligence of management of the portfolio company.
As part of our hiring process, we collect and process personal data relating to job applicants in order to (i) ensure we meet our contractual obligations when entering into a potential contract with you, (ii) meet our legal obligations or (iii) properly manage the recruitment process. The following information is collected from you and is stored in certain systems and formats, e.g., in the recruitment file, in the organizations HR management system and in other IT systems, including the organizations email system:
Furthermore, there may be some instances where we collect information about you when we believe our service will interest you. This includes personal contact information (e.g. name, (email) address, location, telephone number) from public databases.
Once we have collected this information, we use it in a way that complies with all applicable laws. The purpose for processing personal data may include the following:
As a limited partner or portfolio company, we will use your personal data in the following ways and for the following purposes:
If you choose to provide us with your e-mail address or other (indirect) personally identifiable information, we will use it:
We store your personal data for as long as is necessary for the above-mentioned purposes or for secondary purposes in line with those purposes.
We do not sell your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. We work with third parties to perform services on our behalf with respect to the processing of your personal data, such as third party relationships and service providers (including cloud providers). These service providers help us provide and improve information and/or services to you. Connected Capital only provides the amount of personal information that is necessary for these third parties to complete the requested service. Your personal data is provided subject to agreements which state that the service providers must keep such information confidential, that the data is not to be used for their own purposes, and that all information will only be used in accordance with applicable privacy legislation, including strict provisions in light of data security.
Connected Capital may transfer your personal data to a third country outside the EEA. If such a country does not provide an adequate level of protection for personal data, Connected Capital will ensure that appropriate and suitable safeguards are in place (e.g. ensuring that third parties residing in such countries adhere to the Privacy Shield).
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These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website. For example, they may track which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from any web pages. All information these cookies collect is aggregated, and it provides statistical information regarding the use of the Website. When can then use it to improve the contents of the Website to enhance the user experience.
The Website also makes use of analytics cookies placed by Google Analytics to measure the number of visits and the parts of the Website that are the most popular among the Website’s visitors as well as for benchmarking purposes. This information is used to provide aggregated and statistical information on the use of the Website and is used to improve the contents of the Website to enhance your user experience.
These cookies may store your browser name, the type of computer and technical information about how you connect to the Website, such as the operating system and the Internet Service Providers. This information is used to technically facilitate the navigation and use of the Website. To optimize your usage of the Website, functional cookies may be used to store personal settings, such as language, or to remember your information for next visits if so requested. The information these cookies collect will be anonymized and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
If you disable the cookies through browser settings, the Website or certain parts of the Website may not work properly. Furthermore, certain personalized features may not be provided to you and as a result, you may not be able to us all of the Website’s features. The browsers on all devices you use to access the Website (e.g. on your smartphone, tablet, laptop etc.) may need to be adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.
Connected Capital takes appropriate technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data against loss, misuse, alteration and/or destruction. Although we exercise reasonable care to ensure secure transmission of information between your equipment and our systems, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the internet.
We aim to keep information about you as accurate as possible. You have a right to know if your data is being processed and, where that is the case, accessed. Under certain circumstances, you will have the right to rectify, erase, or restrict the processing of your personal data, and – where applicable – the right to withdraw your consent or the right to data portability.
If you wish to access, update, correct, or delete your personal data processed by Connected Capital, please send your request via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you feel that your rights have been infringed, we prefer to discuss this in good faith with you. However, you may always contact the appropriate local data protection authority.
If you have any questions or suggestions about our privacy practices, please feel free to contact us by e-mail at email@example.com.