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 organization in March 2016, continuing the EU mandate to facilitate Europe-India cross-border collaboration. EBTC as an organization is coordinated by EUROCHAMBRES, the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
EBTC strives to provide safe and secure data handling to all the Registered Users who share user details.
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries or concerns about processing your personal data, or data protection or would like to update information that we may hold about you.
2. Consent of the registered user
3. EBTC virtual matchmaking platforms
4. How EBTC collects your personal information
5. Type of Personal Information collected by EBTC
6. Legal basis for processing your personal information
7. Responsibility for your personal information
8. Sharing personal information
9. How EBTC may use your personal information
10. Legal Requests
11.Termination and Data Handling
13. Notification of Changes
14. Linking to other sites
15. Contact Us
“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.
2. CONSENT OF THE REGISTERED USER
3. EBTC VIRTUAL MATCHMAKING PLATFORMS
The Profile Registration Page, “Cleantech Matchmaking (ETEC) page and Smart Cities Knowledge and Innovation Program (SCKIP) available on www.ebtc.eu are areas of the Website which are for the benefit of Registered Users.
The Profile Registration Page, ETEC and SCKIP platforms, 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. HOW EBTC COLLECTS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may collect personal information from you in the course of our business, including but not limited to
- Your use of our website and associated platforms.
- When you contact or request information from us.
- When you engage our services or as a result of your relationship with one or more of our staff and clients.
- When you offer or provide services to us.
- When you attend our events, exhibitions or sign up to receive information from us.
5. TYPE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED BY EBTC
Basic information and contact details: This may include your name, name of your organization and designation, contact details such as your postal address, telephone numbers, e-mail and website addresses.
Financial information: Any payment related information related to billing including but not limited to bank details, invoices etc.
Business information: Your professional/sectoral expertise or that of your organization, size of organization, employee strength, turnover, business interests etc. Additionally, any such other information you may provide to us for the purpose of setting meetings, events and exhibitions. This information fundamentally allows EBTC to categorize the companies/ organizations based on their interest in market research & intelligence, feasibility study, market entry strategy, investment opportunities etc.
Profile data: Data such as username and password for logging into EBTC led platforms and online portals. Any information provided by you to EBTC indicating your preferences to receiving marketing information from us, your communication preferences and information about how you may use our website.
Technical data: Information such as the number of your visits to our website, your IP address, browser data etc. During the course of any visit to our site, any pages that you view are downloaded on your computer alongwith short text file(s) called ‘cookie(s)’ which help users navigate the website efficiently and perform certain functions. You may refuse the use of such cookies or withdraw your consent at any time by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser which may impact your experience on the website. For further information about cookies, including how to manage them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Physical Access data: Details regarding your or your organization’s representatives’ visits to our premises.
Sensitive personal data: In course of our client services, we might be required to represent you before other potential clients or public institutions and authorities which might require us to collect any such relevant information provided by you or generated by us in the course of providing services to you.
Any other information related to you which you may provide to us
6. LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Our legal basis for processing your information may be either of the following:
· When you have given us your clear consent to process your data.
· When processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract.
· When processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which EBTC may be subject to.
· When processing is necessary for pursuing legitimate interests of EBTC or a third party subject to the applicable laws.
7. RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
EBTC is responsible for your personal data acting as an independent data controller. EBTC is an independent, not for profit company under Section 25(1) of the Companies Act, 1956 in India. All data is stored and secured in EBTC database and server.
8. SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION
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.
We may also share your personal information with suppliers to whom we outsource certain services, or with certain professional advisers, or third parties involved in hosting or organizing events or seminars. EBTC may also be required to share your personal information in compliance of any applicable laws or authorities entitled to receive such information under any laws. We may also share your information with operators of electronic payment systems and banks in the scope of payments, or entities providing accounting services, quality of service investigations, debt recovery, legal, analytical and marketing services for EBTC.
9. HOW EBTC MAY USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
- Register you as a client of EBTC
- Provide you with services or solutions based on your instructions.
- Collect information about your preferences and accordingly improvise on the services offered by us to match your needs and expectations.
- To communicate with you and keep you updated with latest news, developments, announcements in areas of your business interest.
- To comply with any legal obligations, if such need arises.
- To analyze and improve our services and monitor compliance with our policies and standards.
- To co-ordinate and facilitate your visits to our premises or our events, exhibitions etc.
- For any other purposes related and/or ancillary to any of the above or any such purpose for which your personal information was provided to us.
10. 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.
11. TERMINATION AND DATA HANDLING
You have the right to request details of the information that EBTC may possess about you and how we process as well as to ask us to stop using your personal information. While we endeavor to keep your most accurate personal information, however, we encourage you to exercise your right and contact us to let us know if any of your personal information is not accurate. You are also entitled to request a copy of personal information we hold about you though it is subject to reasonable restrictions which may serve as an exception to the rule should such demands be excessive. You also have the right to get your personal data erased when it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or when it may have been unlawfully processed. You are also entitled to exercise your right to request that your personal data is provided to you in a commonly used machine-readable format.
In case you would like to make a complaint in context of exercising your rights, then you may approach the courts of law in India.
13. NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
14. 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.
15. CONTACT US
EBTC New Delhi – Head Office
DLTA Complex, South Block, 1st Floor
1, Africa Avenue
New Delhi 110 029,
Tel: +91 11 3352 1500
Updated May 24, 2018