Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice contains rights and obligations and other important provisions regarding collecting and processing of your personal data in the course of the registration for and attendance of the Nordic Startup Awards organised by GlobalStartupAwards IVS (registration nr: 36531770; hereinafter the "GSA”).

GSA acts as a data controller in connection with the collecting and processing of your personal data as GSA processes your personal data in compliance with the Act on Electronic Commerce (Act CVIII of 2001, the “E-Commerce Act”) as well as the Act on Information Self-Determination and Freedom of Information (Act CXII of 2011, the “Information Act”).

The processing of the herein listed personal data under this Notice is based on your voluntary and informed consent. Your or your company's participation in the Nordic Startup Awards is subject to your consent to the processing of your personal data by GSA as explained here. You may at any time freely revoke such of your consent without giving any explanation of it. However, please note that the revocation of you consent to the data processing by GSA will be considered your or your company's withdrawal from the participation in the Nordic Startup Awards.

We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal data from any person under the age of majority. Participation in Nordic Startup Awards is not available for anyone under the age of eighteen.

GSA submitted an application for a data privacy registry number to the National Authority for Data Privacy and Freedom of Information in Hungary.

1. Purposes of the data processing

GSA will process the below personal data solely (i) to organize the Nordic Startup Awards (ii) to assure your or your company's participation in the Nordic Startup Awards, (iii) to manage the selection of the winner picked by the jury and as a result of public voting and (iv) to post some information about you or your company on the website of the Nordic Startup Awards, http://nordicstartupawards.com/ (hereinafter the "Website").

2. List of personal data processed

In order to achieve the above purposes, GSA processes the following personal data.

(a) In case of legal entity contestants:

Your name and position within your company; e-mail address of your company which may be directly associated with you; name of your investor and the amount invested by him/her in your company.

(b) In case of individual contestant:

Your name, e-mail address; name of your investor and the amount invested by him/her in your idea.

Provision of any personal data of third person by you to GSA is subject to the collection of the appropriate consent of such third person by you to the processing of his/her personal data as described herein. That being said, by consenting to this Notice, you hereby state and acknowledge that you obtained the appropriate consent from your or your company's investor to provide ISEEQ with such investor's personal data for the data processing activities described herein. GSA hereby exclude all responsibility relative to the existence of the appropriate consent from such investor or from any third parties to its data processing activities as explained in this Notice.

3. Transfer of and access to personal data

Upon your consent, GSA may transfer the above personal data to NORTHERN STARTUP CONSULTING IVS if you or your company will become eligible for the participation in the II Startup Awards as a result of your or your company's results in the Nordic Startup Awards. NORTHERN STARTUP CONSULTING IVS will act as a data controller and process the above personal data relative to the organization of the II Startup Awards.

As a condition of your or your company's participation in the Nordic Startup Awards GSA shares the above personal data with the jury of the Nordic Startup Awards in order that they can pick the winner. The list of the jury is available on the Website.

4. Sharing personal data with sponsors

Upon your separate consent, GSA may share the above personal data with the sponsors of the Nordic Startup Awards listed on the Website for the purpose of evaluating you or your company for proposing investment to you or to your company.

5. Data security

GSA has a number of security measures in place to help protect the personal data it processes from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Although no online service can guarantee the absolute security of personal data, GSA is committed to implementing appropriate physical, technical and administrative safeguards.

6. Duration of data processing

GSA is required to process the personal data listed therein for no longer than is necessary for GSA to achieve the purposes for which such personal data was collected unless we are specifically required to keep such personal data longer by applicable law.

7. Your rights as data subject

Pursuant to the relevant provisions of the Information Act, you are entitled to access, verify and request the correction, deletion and blocking of your personal data processed by GSA. For further information please contact GSA by sending an e-mail to hello(at)cesawards.com or a mail to the above specified registered seat of GSA. GSA, as the data controller gives the written, articulate information to the you as soon as possible, latest in 30 days. This is free from any charge.

You are entitled, at any time, to withdraw your consent to the data processing of GSA.

If you consider your rights as data subject have been infringed, you are entitled to turn to the National Data Protection and Freedom of Information Agency (‘Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság’) (address: 1024 Budapest, Szilágyi Erzsébet fasor 22/C.) or you may file court proceedings against the data controller in which you may also request compensation of damages you sustained as a result of an unlawful processing of your personal data or as a result of an infringement of the security requirements of data protection.