Personal Data Protection Policy and Cookie Policy

Den Erhvervsdrivende Fond Væksthus Midtjylland - Business Development Centre Central Denmark (hereafter: BDCCD) is the operator of Early Warning Europe and handles Early Warning Europ’s marketing and communications. Thus, this website is subject to the policies of BDCCD on cookies and personal data protection.

Protecting your personal data is of great import to BDCCD. In regard to the EU General Data Protection Regulation of 25 May 2018 we have updated our policies on cookies and personal data. On this page you can get an overview on what information we gather on you, why we gather it, as well as what your rights are in this matter.

Personal Data Protection Policy
It is an objective of BDCCD to protect your personal data. This policy explains how we handle personal data collected on our websites and in relation to email distribution etc.

What is Personal Data?
Personal data refers to any data about an individual that can lead to the identification of that individual, e.g. the person’s name, address, email address, and other contact information whether they concern the person’s place of residence or place of work. Generally, you can use our website without providing us any personal data.

How Does BDCCD Collect Personal Data
In addition to the information you are asked to provide when signing up for our newsletter, BDCCD may collect personal data in several ways including, but not limited to:

Using cookies on our website
Asking you to provide information such as answering a questionnaire or filling out a form on our website
When you sign up for events hosted by BDCCD
When you use social media, such as Facebook, in relation to BDCCD’s services, events, the marketing hereof, and interactions with BDCCD

In this context BDCCD can collect personal information including, but not limited to:
Name, identification and contact information (address, phone number, email address)
IP-address, information on the operating system on your computer or mobile device and working browser
Online activity on our website
Your inquiries, submitted questionnaires or other forms, and other interactions with BDCCD
Information on you from social media, including Facebook

BDCCD does not process sensitive personal data

How Does BDCCD Use Personal Data?
BDCCD uses personal data to serve you content tailored to your own specifications to enhance the relevance of our content to you and other users. Furthermore, we use personal data to fulfill our services, e.g. when you sign up for an event hosted by BDCCD.

What is the Legal Basis for BDCCD Processing Your Personal Data?
The legal basis of our processing of your personal data is in part our commitment to fulfill our contracts and obligations to you (General Data Protection Regulation art. 6, stk. 1, litra b), and in part a balancing of interests (General Data Protection Regulation 6, stk. 1, litra f). The legitimate interests justifying the processing are our interests in being able to tailor our marketing and communication efforts as well as to be able to supply the information you demand.

To Whom Does BDCCD Disclose Your Personal Data?
The information gathered on our website (and other websites run by us) is solely used by BDCCD. BDCCD only discloses personal data to third parties to the extent demanded by legislation, e.g. to police and other authorities with the necessary legal bases. BDCCD employs data processors providing services such as IT operations and email distribution.

Storing Your Personal Data
We store your personal data for five years from the date of collection.

Your Rights
According to legislation, you have several rights in regard to our processing of your personal data:

Right of access: You have the right to access data collected on you as well as other information.
Right of rectification and erasure: You have the right to have incorrect information on you rectified, and, under certain circumstances, you are entitled to erasure of information on you or to limit the processing hereof.
Objection: Under certain circumstances, you have the right to object to our, otherwise legal, processing of your personal data. You can also object to processing of your data this is directly related to marketing efforts.

Should you wish to claim any of these rights, we ask that you contact us using the contact information below.

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which we process you personal data, you can file a complaint with the The Danish Data Protection Agency.

Who is the Data Controller and How Do I Contact BDCCD?
Den Erhvervsdrivende Fond Væksths Midtjylland - Business Development Centre Central Denmark (CVR-nr. 30089456), Åbogade 15, 8200 Aarhus N, info@vhmidtjylland.dk is responsible for the processing of your personal data. You can contact BDCCD by phone: +4570220076 or by email: info@vhmidtjylland.dk if you have questions regarding the processing.

Cookie Policy
When you visit the website of BDCCD, you accept BDCCD’s cookie policy. Our cookie policy is as follows:

General Information
BDCCD uses different types of cookies to enhance your experience when visiting our website, generate statistics on the use of our website, and to remember your preferences such as choice of language, and in marketing efforts.

In this policy you can learn more on what cookies are, how we use them, and whom to contact if you have questions or wish to file a complaint regarding our handling of your data.

What Are Cookies?
We use cookies to when you visit our website. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or mobile device allowing us to recognize you, remember your preferences, develop statistics, target advertisements and so forth.

Using cookies allows us to recognize your computer/IP-address and gather information on which pages you visit, when you visit them and for how long. However, cookies do not disclose who you are, what your name is, where you live, or whether your computer is used by one or several users. Cookies are not either able to spread virus or other damaging code.

Why Do We Use Cookies?
Cookies ensure the best experience for you when you visit our website. They allow us to remember your preferences in order to increase the relevance of ads shown to you, remember language settings and ease your navigation on our website. Therefore, our website may not work properly should you choose to not accept the use of cookies, as some services may be unavailable to you due to the necessity of cookies for said services to work.

For How Long Do We Store Cookies?
Cookies self-erase after a certain amount of time – this varies from one cookie to another. Please note that the amount of time a cookie is stored is prolonged every time you visit our website.

How Can You Avoid Cookies?
We do not place cookies on your computer or mobile device previous to your acceptance hereof on our frontpage or at the bottom of this page. However, this does not include functional cookies necessary for the website to function correctly and first party cookies used to generate statistics on the use of our website.

Should you no longer wish to accept use of cookies, you can change the settings in your browser. Learn more on rejection and deletion of cookies on: http://minecookies.org/cookiehandtering/ OBS: Danish site.

Last updatet 27th May 2018

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