Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.gec-scaleup.com.
What we process
When you access our website on your device, we process the following data:
- Date and time of access
- Duration of visit
- Your operating system
- Volume of data sent
- Type of access
- IP address
- Domain name
We process this data on the basis of GDPR Article 6 (1) point f, as they are required for us to provide the service, to ensure technical operation and to investigate and remove malfunctions. It is in our interest to ensure the use and technical operability of our website. This data is automatically processed when our website is accessed. Unless they are provided, you cannot use our services. We usually erase these data after 6 monthd unless, under exceptional circumstances, we need them for a longer period for the above-mentioned purposes. In such a case we erase the data as soon as they are no longer required for the relevant purpose.
We currently do not enable comments on our website.
We currently do not enable upload of media to our website.
Please check the dedicated Cookies Policy Page.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
The data is hosted at Leaseweb B.V. in The Netherlands. We work with Hubspot CRM, and we capture submissions for awards and registrations there.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Based on a legitimate interest to fend off cyber attacks and prevent misuse according to Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO, the website uses Wordfence. The provider of Wordfence is Defiant Inc., Defiant, Inc., 800 5th Ave Ste 4100, Seattle, WA 98104, USA (hereafter: Wordfence). For this protection to work, the website is connected to the services of Wordfence which verifies the requests on this website against their databases in order to block them, if required. The transmission of data into the USA is based on standard contract clauses of the EU Commission. A data processing agreement ensures legal compliance with EU data protection laws. Details are available here: https://www.wordfence.com/help/general-data-protection-regulation/.