GDPR Privacy Notice

Last updated: 4 February 2021.

This notice is for people who are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and supplements our general Privacy Policy. Our processing of personal data of people who are in the EEA is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”), which applies from 25th May, 2018. The GDPR requires us to provide certain information to you about your personal data, which we refer to in this notice as your personal data.

Data controller

The data controller for this website is Newton Venture Program.  For our contact information, see the section in our general Privacy Policy headed “Get in Touch”.

Purposes of the processing

Personal data gathered through cookies is used for the purposes described in our Cookies Notice. Other than information described in our Cookies Notice, the only information collected through our website is personal data provided voluntarily by visitors for the purpose of receiving additional information or registering for a service or event. The personal data visitors may enter through our subscriptions page is used only to provide them with communications in specialty areas they select. When visitors register via our website for one of our events (including webinars and events hosted at our offices), we use the personal data they have provided solely for purposes of contacting them about the event, and to let them know about future events if they have indicated that they would like to receive that information. [We use the data provided by our visitors solely to respond to and process their requests.]

Lawful basis for the processing

Generally, we process personal data provided by visitors through our website on the basis of consent. We may also process personal data on other bases permitted by the GDPR and applicable laws, such as when the processing is necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations.

Categories of personal data

We process the following information when provided voluntarily by our website visitors: name, business title, name of employer, email address, postal address and/or country, and telephone number. We also process automatically-gathered information as described in our Cookies Notice.

Recipients of your personal data

We use various service providers to manage our website and provide services such as event registration or managing e-mail communications. Our service providers change from time-to-time. Note that our service providers have entered into contracts with us that restrict what they can do with your personal data. If you would like specific information about our service providers who have received your information, please contact us at hello@newtonprogram.vc and we will provide that information to you.

Information regarding the transfers of personal data outside of the European Economic Area (EEA)

Newton Venture Program’s main administrative offices are based in the United Kingdom and that’s where we process personal data collected through our website. We safeguard your personal data by treating it in accordance with this GDPR Privacy Notice. We take appropriate steps to protect your privacy and implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal data in storage. We use secure transmission methods to collect personal data through our website. We also enter into contracts with our data processors that require them to treat personal data in a manner that is consistent with this Notice.

Retention period for personal data

How long we retain personal data varies according to the type of information in question and the purpose for which it is used. We delete personal data within a reasonable period after we no longer need to use it for the purpose for which it was collected (or for any subsequent purpose that is compatible with the original purpose). This does not affect your right to request that we delete your personal data before the end of its retention period. We may archive personal data (which means storing it in inactive files) for a certain period prior to its final deletion, as part of our ordinary business continuity procedures.

Your rights to access, correct, restrict or delete your personal data and object to processing

You have the right to request access to your personal data, to have your personal data corrected, restricted or deleted, and to object to our processing of your personal data. You also have the right of data portability, which means that you can request that we provide you (or a third-party you designate) with a transferable copy of personal data that you have provided to us. Your rights may be subject to various limitations under the GDPR. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, or if you have any concerns about our processing of your personal data, please contact us in any of the ways listed in the section “Work with Us” on our website. 

The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

You have the right to file a complaint concerning our processing of your personal data with your national (or in some countries, regional) data protection authority. The EU Commission has a list here:  http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm

Absence of statutory or contractual requirement or other obligation to provide any personal data

Users of our website are under no statutory or contractual requirement or other obligation to provide personal information to us via our website.