Privacy Policy

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The Data concerning the user is collected to allow  Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) to provide its Service, comply with its legal obligations, respond to enforcement requests, protect its rights and interests (or those of its user or third parties), detect any malicious or fraudulent activity, as well as displaying content from external platforms.

Sharing Information and Publications

Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) will not sell your personal information, rent it, or otherwise make it available to anyone except with your prior and unequivocal consent or whenever it is necessary to meet a legal requirement or when it is necessary for carrying out a Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) service.

If you choose to gain access to Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) via a personal account on another site – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Google – you are giving permission to Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) to access these personal sites through Open Authorization (oAuth). Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) is not in any way responsible for data handling by such a third party.

Knowledge4Innovation social network has limited features that allow users to get in contact with each other or share information about their activities or preferences. By default, these functionalities are highly limited. Via the settings menus, the user can adjust these functionalities further.

User Rights

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their data processed by the Owner. The rights are set in place as required by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation nº 679/2016 ‘The GDPR’). Upon request from the user, Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) shall appropriately assist the user with the fulfillment of the rights and obligations listed within the GDPR. In all cases, users may inquire with the Owner to find out which rights apply to them.

In particular, users have the right to do the following:

Withdraw consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.

Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.

Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.

Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected. The user may update any information in regards to their account by means of updating their profile or sending an email to the Owner. Please remember that it is the duty of the user to keep all relevant information up to date so that the website can correctly provide the Services offers

Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it. The user can email the Owner at any time to request termination of any email communication.

Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their data from the Owner. The user profile may be directly deleted through the platform or by contacting the Owner. If you want to delete your data, please, fill this form.

Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the user’s consent, on a contract which the user is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.

Details about the right to object to processing. Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their personal data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month as per the GDPR.

To find out more information about your rights, please visit https://eur-lex.europa.eu

Copyright

© Knowledge4Innovation 2021

Reproduction is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged, save where otherwise stated. Where prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), such permission shall cancel the above-mentioned general permission and shall clearly indicate any restrictions on use.

Personal Data Protection

Knowledge4Innovation is committed to user privacy. As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the web site. The site collects only personally identifiable information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers.

Personal information is used only for limited purpose. For example, when you register with the web site to gain access to premium content or request future communication about K4I areas of interest, such as specific K4I publications or marketing campaigns, we may use this information you submit to create a personal profile to customize our response to further requests or inquiries.

We may also use the information to personalize your web site experience. And, when you chose to register online for a K4I event, we will use the information you submit to respond to you. In addition, the web masters may, where necessary, use your information for various site related links. We will ensure that our marketing activities comply with applicable law, and implement procedures to obtain necessary consents before sending you emails containing information about K4I offerings. You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you such materials.

We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide you with our services. We may also retain and use your information in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, prevent abuse, and enforce our agreements.

Cookie Policy:

Cookies are text files placed onto your computer to collect standard Internet log information. When visiting the Webpage, information may be collected automatically through cookies. Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) uses Cookies where necessary to collect information about website uses and to improve ease of use. Sometimes Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) will also use Cookies from third parties, such as social networking sites or analytic sites. Any User can adjust their software in such a way as to prevent cookies from being installed.

Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) uses cookies only for the purposes of functionality, to keep the user logged in while engaging with the platform. Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) does not use cookies for the purpose of advertising.

As a user, you may adjust your browser to not accept cookies. If cookies are denied, some functionalities of the Webpage will be unavailable.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

K4I policy reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between K4I and any user visiting the web site or providing identifying information of any kind.

Imprint

Responsible for this web site:
Knowledge4Innovation asbl

Contact Address:
35, Square de Meeus, 1000-Brussels, Belgium
Telephone +32 472 63 50 92
k4i@knowledge4innovation.eu

Managing Director:
Dr. Roland Strauss

Registeration:
Tribunal de Commerce de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Sales tax identification number (TVA): BE 0810 270 197