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PRIVACY POLICY

1. WHO WE ARE

“We”, “us” or “our” means PowerHUB, z.ú., IČ: 05928541, with seat Náměstí Kinských 6, 150 00 Prague, The Czech Republic (hereinafter: “PowerHUB”). PowerHUB is a member of the community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) and accelerator focused on mobility, energy, smart cities, life balance, and communication technologies with special emphasis on promoting the improvement of the quality of life, operating this website. We act as controllers for the personal data we gather through your use of our website: https://www.powerhub.cz (hereinafter: “Website”).

This Privacy Policy is solely intended to provide you with information about the processing of personal data through your use of the Website. For our privacy practices concerning our services, we refer you to the agreement as may be concluded between us.

We have developed this Privacy Policy because your privacy is very important to us. This Privacy Policy sets out how we collect, disclose, transfer and use (“process”) the personal data that you share with us, and which rights you have. Please take a moment to read through this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy, to the processing of your personal data or if you wish to submit a request to exercise (one of) your rights as set out in article 4 of this Privacy Policy, you can contact us:

(a)    Via e-mail: contactme@powerhub.cz, with subject matter ‘Privacy Policy Website’

This Privacy Policy was revised last on 01/03/2021.

2. HOW WE USE AND COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Personal data is defined as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Identifiable refers to identifiers such as name, identification number, location, data, etc., that can be used to directly or indirectly identify a natural person.

The personal data we collect is collected and used for the purposes as listed hereunder:
  1. In the event you use the contact form on our Website you can send us a message, and we will use your personal data to reply to your query, via e-mail or telephone.
  2. In the event you register for our newsletter, your e-mail address will be used to send you our newsletters, which may include invites to events, seminars, etc. organized by us.
  3. In the event you are a registered user of our programs, we will use your personal data to give you access to our intranet and to operate our application process. We will report to third-party funders to report on information on specific activities funded or potentially to be funded by the relevant grants and personal data associated with the activities. Whenever possible, we will use anonymized information for reporting purposes. However, our partners and/or auditors acting on behalf of our funders may request personal information to monitor or verify our activities. We may make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our website and associated platforms about services or synergies that may interest you or them.
  4. We process your personal data to support the Website and enhance your user experience, which includes ensuring the security, availability, performance, capacity, and health of the Website.
  5.  We process your personal data to enforce or exercise any rights that are available to us based on the applicable law, such as use for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
  6. We may also use your personal data to fulfill our contractual obligations as defined in respective Programmes or Calls which have you been applied, incl. providing them to external collaborators like evaluators, mentors, couches, trainers, supervisors, internal management team, collaborating partners from PowerHUB or EIT Community, or collaborating partners on a respective program, call, or event.
  7.  We may also use your personal data to fulfill our obligations as set out by the applicable law.
The following categories of personal data will be processed by us for the purposes as listed above:
  1. Contact data: in the event, you make use of the contact form, you will be asked to provide us your name, name of your organization, and e-mail address. We will also process any personal data that you choose to put in the designated blank field (please do not provide us with any sensitive information, such as health information, information about criminal convictions, or credit card/account numbers). We will also process your e-mail address if you register for our newsletter. This is personal information that is provided directly by you.
  2. Partner data: name, e-mail address, address, and other personal or business data which you might fill in the respective forms.
  3. Personal information: your name, e-mail address, and other personal data contained in your CV which you provide to us via the use of our e-mail address.
  4. Usage data: We collect personal data regarding your activities on our Website, such as IP address, device ID and type, referral source, language settings, browser type, operating system, geographical location, lenght of visit, page views, or information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. This information may be aggregated and used to help us provide more useful information regarding the use of our Website. In the event, the usage data is completely anonymized (and can therefore not be traced back to you as an individual), this will not be considered personal data for this Privacy Policy. This is personal data that is automatically collected through your use of the website.
  5. Transaction data: We collect personal data relating to transactions that you make through the Website, including your contact data, payment information, and the goods and/or services purchased. This is personal data provided directly by you.

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interests. We have the legitimate interest to respond to your requests or job application, to give you as partner access to our intranet, and to provide you with better Website services. In the event, we process your personal data to send you our newsletters, the legal basis for the processing is also our legitimate interest, but only so far, you are already a customer of ours. In the event you are not yet a customer, the legal basis of the processing is your consent. In the latter case, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. This will, however, not affect the lawfulness of any processing done before the withdrawal of your consent.

Your personal data will solely be used for the purposes set out in this article.

3. RETENTION OF YOUR DATA AND DELETION

Your personal data, except for the partner data, will be retained for a period of 7 years. Partner data will be retained for as long as you are a partner of us or collaborating with us in any of our respective programs and for another 7 years period after this.

In the event you withdraw your consent or you object to our use of your personal data, and such objection is successful, we will remove your personal data from our databases. Please note that we will retain the personal data necessary to ensure your preferences are respected in the future.

The foregoing will, however, not prevent us from retaining any personal data of this is necessary to comply with our legal obligations to file a legal claim, or defend ourselves against a legal claim, or for evidential purposes.

4. YOUR RIGHTS


This article lists your principal rights under General Data Protection Regulation. We have tried to summarize them for you clearly and legibly.

To exercise any of your rights, please send us a written request following article 1 of this Privacy Policy. We will respond to your request without undue delay, but in any event within one month of the receipt of the request. In the event of an extension of the term to respond or in the event we do not take action on your request, we will notify you.

The right to access

You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, in the event, we do so, you have the right to access such personal data, together with certain additional information that you also find listed inthis Privacy Policy.

You have the right to receive from us a copy of your personal data we have in our possession, provided that this does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee if you request further copies.

The right to rectification

If the personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to have this information rectified or, taking into account the purposes of the processing, completed.

The right to erasure (Right to be forgotten)

In some circumstances, you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include:

  1. The personal data are no longer needed concerning the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
  2. You withdraw your consent, and no other lawful ground exists;
  3. The processing is for direct marketing purposes;
  4. The personal data have been unlawfully processed; or,
  5. Erasure is necessary for compliance with EU law.

There are certain exclusions to the right to erasure. Those exclusions include where processing is necessary,

  1. for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
  2. for compliance with a legal obligation; or,
  3. for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
The right to restrict processing

You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data (meaning that the personal data may only be stored by us and and may only be used for limited purposes), if:

  1. You contest the accuracy of the personal data (and only for as long as it takes to verify that accuracy);
  2. The processing is unlawful and you request restriction (as opposed to exercising the right to erasure);
  3. We no longer need the personal data for our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims; or,
  4. You have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection.

In addition to our right to store your personal data, we may still otherwise process it but only:

  1. with your consent;
  2. for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims;
  3. for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or,
  4. for any reason relating to the application process in respective program protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or,
  5. for reasons of important public interest.

We will inform you before we lift the restriction of the processing.

The right to data portability

To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is consent, and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured and commonly used format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

The right to object to processing

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for:

  1. The performance of a task carried out in the public interest or the exercise of any official authority vested in us;
  2. The purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party.

If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights, and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims. In the case that you have applied or submit any kind of applications in calls and programs on this webpage or if you prepared any documents for such submission and subsequently you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information 7 years after will be cooperation or any other kind of relationships based on this application ended. 

You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.

The right to complain to a supervisory authority

If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to complain about a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work, or the place of the alleged infringement. In Czech, you can submit a complaint to the Úřad pro ochranu osobních údajů (UOOU), (data protection authority) Pplk. Sochora 27 170 00 Praha 7, Czech Republic, https://www.uoou.cz/vismo/o_utvar.asp?id_u=10&p1=2567.

5. PROVIDING YOUR PERSONAL DATA TO OTHERS

We may disclose your personal data in the event such disclosure is required or necessary to fulfill a legal obligation. We may disclose your personal data to our ‘partners’ if you have provided us these data in the application process or during communication with us, or we receive your consent and to the owner of our intranet or our IT suppliers.  All data obtained from your side during our communication or application process or we are entitled to provide to our partners.