Scaleup Vlaanderen is organized by the Belgian technology federation Agoria, by the startup accelerator imec.istart and by the collective center of the technology industry Sirris, hereafter 'the partners of Scaleup Vlaanderen'. This partnership is made possible with the support of VLAIO, the Flemish Agency for Innovation and Enterprise, within the framework of the 'Entrepreneurship' assignment that was awarded to the aforementioned partners. The goal of Scaleup Vlaanderen is to develop and strengthen the growth and internationalization of Flemish scale-ups.
For the partners of Scaleup Vlaanderen, the trust of the interested companies, entrepreneurs and partners is of utmost importance to achieve their goals. Therefore, they are also fully committed to process and protect their personal data in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (AVG or GDPR).
This privacy statement explains who the processors are, gives an overview of the type of data processed, for what purposes, to whom they are transferred, as well as your rights regarding your personal data.
According to the agreements between VLAIO and the partners of Scaleup Vlaanderen, VLAIO is the 'processor responsible' within the meaning of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The partners of Scaleup Vlaanderen process the personal data in the name and on behalf of VLAIO and are in this respect the processors of the personal data within the meaning of the GDPR.
Since the partners of Scaleup Vlaanderen may also process the data for purposes other than just the VLAIO project, they are at the same time also to be considered processors within the meaning of the GDPR. We immediately reassure you that the partners will always process your data in line with your expectations, as you will be able to see below.
Scaleup Vlaanderen collects only personal data that are necessary and relevant in the context of the execution of the VLAIO assignment, specifically your name, the name of your organization, your function, e-mail address and possibly telephone number.
The data we collect is usually provided to Scaleup Vlaanderen directly by you, namely when you:
Scaleup Vlaanderen may also receive your data indirectly through networking or its own contacts.
Scaleup Vlaanderen's partners will collect and process your personal data for the following purposes:
The partners of Scaleup Vlaanderen will keep your personal data acquired in the framework of the VLAIO assignment at least as long as the VLAIO project is running.
Even after that, the partners will keep the still relevant data for as long as they think they can offer you interesting and exciting activities, always in the interest of yourself and your company. You can of course unsubscribe at any time if you no longer wish to be contacted?
Scaleup Vlaanderen transfers your personal data to VLAIO as a data controller within the meaning of the GDPR.
If you explicitly agree, Scaleup Vlaanderen shares your data with its partners and/or sponsors so that they can offer you their products and services that we believe may interest you, including always within the themes of Scaleup Vlaanderen.
Your personal data will also be passed on to or be accessible by a processor responsible for the IT infrastructure and our communication campaigns, namely Hartstikke BV. Last mentioned organization will only use the data in the context of the agreement we made with them.
Scaleup Vlaanderen would like to send you information about products and services that we think might interest you, both in the context of the VLAIO mission, and from other activities and events.
You have the right to unsubscribe from Scaleup Vlaanderen's marketing messages at any time.
What are your data protection rights?
Scaleup Vlaanderen would like to make sure that you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every data subject is entitled to the following:
If you make a request, we will have one month to respond to you. If you believe that Scaleup Vlaanderen has not addressed your concerns in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Belgian Data Protection Authority (GBA), rue du press 35, 1000 Brussels.
How can you contact us?