Detailed Privacy Policy

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The European Business and Technology Centre (henceforth referred to as EBTC) was constituted in 2008 as a programme co-funded by the European Union. It transitioned to an independent organisation in March 2016, continuing the EU mandate to facilitate Europe-India cross-border collaboration. EBTC as an organisation is coordinated by EUROCHAMBRES, the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

EBTC is committed to respecting the privacy of all of the registered users of its website, the home page of which is located at www.ebtc.eu in accordance with this “Detailed Privacy Policy” (henceforth referred to as ‘Privacy Policy’).

EBTC strives to provide safe and secure data handling to all the Registered Users who share user details.

  • This Privacy Policy incorporates by reference all terms and conditions included in EBTC’s “Terms of Use”.
  • This Privacy Policy lays down the policies and practices which are applicable to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information and anonymous information which a user submits to EBTC through the website.
  • By accessing the website or by registering with EBTC you accept all the terms of this Privacy Policy.
  • Your use or continued use of the services provided by EBTC through the Website will signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any queries or concerns about your personal data, or would like to update information that we may hold about you.

The Privacy Policy contains the following:

  1. Definitions
  2. Consent of the registered user
  3. The registration page and cleantech matchmaking
  4. Information we gather
  5. How EBTC uses and discloses information
  6. Legal requests
  7. Termination of data handling
  8. Notification of changes
  9. Linking to other sites
  10. Contact Us

1. DEFINITIONS

“Private Workspaces” mean and refers to the access-controlled portion of the Website that Registered
Users can access by logging into their User Accounts and use to communicate or to store information and content that is not for public access.

“Shared Workspaces” means and refers to portion of the Website which is not access controlled, where
Registered Users may share data, information etc.

All other capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy are defined in the Terms of Use.

2. CONSENT OF THE REGISTERED USER

By submitting information through the Website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and you expressly consent to the processing of Information according to this Privacy Policy. Information submitted by the Registered User may be processed by EBTC in India, where it is collected, as well as other countries where laws regarding processing confidential information may be different than the home country of the Registered User.

3. THE REGISTRATION PAGE AND CLEAN TECH MATCHMAKING

The Registration Page and the “Cleantech Matchmaking” page available on www.ebtc.eu is an area of the Website which is for the benefit of Registered Users.

The Registration Page, Cleantech Matchmaking Page, Private Workspaces and Shared Workspace are areas of the Website which facilitate communication and the exchange and sharing of information between the EBTC and the Registered Users. The information contained in Private Workspaces shared between EBTC and Registered Users is not used for any purposes other than to facilitate communication, matchmaking and the exchange of information between the parties involved.

4. INFORMATION WE GATHER

The Registration Page and the “Cleantech Matchmaking” page available on www.ebtc.eu require Registered Users to provide EBTC with personal and other Information. Such Information may be disclosed by the Registered User at different stages.

The Registration Page requires and allows registered users to supply EBTC with details such as your name, name of the organization, contact details such as telephone number, email, contact address, size of the organization in terms of the employees, market capitalization of the Company. Registered Users are also required to provide passwords for the User Account which is maintained with EBTC.

Besides these details Registered Users are also required to choose their area of expertise. Registered Users can choose between sectors such as Energy, Environment, Transport and Biotechnology. However, Registered Users can also choose to specify their own area of expertise. Companies and other Organizations are also required to provide us with details of type of organization, size of the Company/Organisation, their objective and business interest pertaining to the areas of their interest. This information fundamentally allows EBTC to categorise the companies/ organizations based on their interest in market research & intelligence, feasibility study, market entry strategy, investment opportunities etc.

Once you provide EBTC with all these details and register your Company and its profile, all the information and Content gets stored in our database(s) and server(s), that specifically identifies you or your User Account.

5. HOW EBTC USES AND DISCLOSES INFORMATION

EBTC stores and secures all the Information in its database and server. EBTC uses all this information and content for its internal purposes including contacting you via email to inform you about updates, informing you about new workshops seminars and new opportunities. EBTC also shares this information with the Companies who wish to contact you or generally companies having same area of expertise, which might also include you. EBTC at no point rents or sells to its Registered Users or any third party
Any Information and/or Content thus collected. EBTC may also send you email communications including information that it thinks may be of interest to you.

All information stored in server(s) of the EBTC is used for referring Registered Users and other interested persons who may approach EBTC, to the Registered Users who are categorized by EBTC based on different parameters, specifications and area of expertise. If You request EBTC for some additional information about a Registered User your contact information and other Information may also be disclosed by EBTC to that Registered User. EBTC shall provide the desired information only with the consent of the registered user whose information has been sought. You agree not to use the disclosed information of other Registered Users for any misuse or illegal purpose.

6. LEGAL REQUESTS

EBTC shall fully cooperate with law enforcement inquiries, court orders and decrees as well as with other third parties to enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, prevention of fraud, theft, harassment and other rights. EBTC can (and you authorize EBTC to) disclose any Information and Content about you, if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to court summons, orders/decrees or warrants served on us; (b) protect or defend the rights or property of EBTC or third parties; (c) assist in an investigation; or (d) respond to an emergency that poses a threat to the safety of Registered Users or other persons.

7. TERMINATION AND DATA HANDLING

EBTC saves all the Information and Content of a Registered User until their registration is cancelled or the Registered User chooses to delete his/her User Account. According to para 11 of the Terms of Use,
EBTC has sole discretion to terminate your Registered User password, User Account (or any part thereof) and remove and discard any information or data uploaded on the server of EBTC for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if EBTC believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Use. Please note that once the registration is cancelled or a User chooses to delete his User Account all the Information and Content submitted to EBTC cannot be recovered. You may continue to receive email communications or updates for a short period of time until we have updated all of our databases. Notwithstanding anything, EBTC reserves its right to maintain information on Users who have been removed for violating the Terms of Use or otherwise.

8. NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

EBTC may update this Privacy Policy from time to time as the services offered by EBTC services change and/or expand. If we make substantial changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the updated policy on this page and we will post notice that this Privacy Policy has changed. Once any changes that EBTC makes to this Privacy Policy become effective, your continued use of the services provided by EBTC through its Website after such time will signify your acceptance of the new terms.

9. LINKING TO OTHER SITES

EBTC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other websites to which the Website links or which link to the Website. By clicking on a link, logo or other such items, or using certain services available on the Website, please note that Registered User may no longer be on the EBTC Website. To check what Internet location you are on, note the URL at the top and/or bottom of your browser. EBTC encourages Registered Users to read the posted privacy statement of the other websites whenever interacting with any website.

10. CONTACT US

If a Registered User wishes to report a violation of the Terms of Use, his legal rights or has any questions or need assistance, please contact us by phone, fax or mail at the following address:

EBTC New Delhi – Head Office
DLTA Complex, South Block, 1st Floor
1, Africa Avenue
New Delhi 110 029,
INDIA 

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: +91 11 3352 1500
Fax: +91 11 3352 1501

Updated June 28th, 2017

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