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By uploading content to this website (“Site”), and/or filling in (application) forms provided on this Site and/or providing information and documents requested on this Site, you, as Subject Data (as defined below), hereby give your explicit approval to the use of your Data in accordance with the terms and conditions of to this Privacy Policy:

  1. KIC InnoEnergy SE ("InnoEnergy SE") processes personal information submitted by you (“Data Subject”) in the context of your use of the Site and/or attendance of one or more of InnoEnergy's educational programs (“Data”), for one or more of the following purposes:
    1. to provide access to the newsletters, project information, or job offers,
    2. to allow you to post reviews, remarks, comments and other contents,
    3. to allow you to apply to training programs offered via the Site,
    4. to allow you to submit proposals in calls for innovation projects,
    5. to allow you to apply for the business creation services,
    6. to allow you to get in contact in general with InnoEnergy SE, and
    7. for commercial, advertising and marketing purposes.
  2. For the purposes as described under 1, InnoEnergy SE:
    1. compiles statistical information from the Data, on an anonymous basis.
    2. collects and stores the Data in Records (i.e one or more records of Data as kept and processed by InnoEnergy or the Processor as defined under 3.);
    3. monitors the Data Subject by using the Data in tracking tools;
    4. uses the Data to send to the Data Subjects information about InnoEnergy SE, InnoEnergy SE’s projects, services and/or InnoEnergy SE’s educational programs, job offers, newsletters and other periodicals,
    5. uses the Data to send e-mails with advertising to the Data Subjects;
    6. uses the Data to assess the applications and proposals of the Data Subject;
    7. provides access to the Data as defined in 6.
  3. The processing as described in 1 and 2 above can be done by either InnoEnergy SE as Controller or by a Processor (i.e. any person or legal entity engaged by InnoEnergy SE for Processing, and not being an employee nor otherwise subjected to the authority of InnoEnergy SE or InnoEnergy SE’s Executive Board or any of its members) engaged to that end. “Process” or “Processing” shall mean each (set of) action(s) as regards to the Data, including, but not limited to, the collecting, recording, sorting, keeping, updating, amending, retrieving, consulting, using, provisioning by way of forwarding or other way of dissemination, gathering, linking, protecting, erasing or destroying of Data.
  4. With respect to pictures or movies being taken or shot during InnoEnergy events in which you, as Data Subject, are participating, in which you would be easily recognizable, you shall always remain free not to participate in a photograph or in a movie, on the spot. Should you participate in a photograph or movie in which you are easily recognizable, or provide yourself a photograph or movie to InnoEnergy SE, you hereby explicitly and unequivocally agree to the royalty free use of your photographs and movie image by InnoEnergy SE for advertising purposes and, for that purpose, waive the right to invoke any and all intellectual property rights, including but not limited to portrait rights, against InnoEnergy SE, as regards to any photograph or movie image that was submitted by you to InnoEnergy SE, and/or made of you by InnoEnergy SE.
  5. At your request as Data Subject, Data will be removed from the Records, unless the preservation is required by law or for the purpose of the Records themselves. The request shall be addressed to: InnoEnergy SE / Kennispoort 6th floor, John F. Kennedylaan 2 / 5612 AB Eindhoven / The Netherlands. Any refusal to remove or delete (parts of) Data will be substantiated in terms of necessity to preserve the Data, notwithstanding your request for removal or deletion.
  6. As Data Subject, and through the use of this Site, you hereby grant your explicit and unambiguous consent that a) InnoEnergy SE and Processors Process the Data as described above and b) InnoEnergy SE submits the Data to the Partners (i.e. any of InnoEnergy SE's partners as defined in Annex II of the EIT InnoEnergy Framework Partnership Agreement) for the purposes described above, and grant your consent to InnoEnergy SE and the Partners to use the Data to directly contact you, in accordance with applicable law, with newsletters, project information, job offers or similar communications for the aforementioned purposes.
  7. As Data Subject, you may, while observing reasonable intervals, requestInnoEnergy SE to inform you as regards to whether any Data relating to you is being Processed, which request should be addressed to the addressee as described under 5 above. InnoEnergy SE shall inform you, within four (4) weeks after the receipt of such a request, of whether any Data relating to you is being Processed, and, if so and where applicable, provide a specification of that Data, a description of the objectives or purposes of its Processing, the possible categories of Processed Data, the persons who are meant to receive the Data and a description of the origins of the Data. You may request InnoEnergy SE to correct, supplement, remove, or protect (parts of) the specified Data if that Data is incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant for the objectives and purposes for which it was being Processed, or if the Processing would otherwise be unlawful. InnoEnergy SE will inform you in writing within four (4) weeks after the receipt of a request as described above of whether the request will be met. If InnoEnergy SE decides not to meet the request made, the refusal shall be explained. If InnoEnergy SE decides to meet the request made the necessary measures will be taken as soon as reasonably possible.
  8. InnoEnergy SE may use “cookies” (small pieces of data stored on the Data Subject’s computer) or similar tools using anonymized information to enable the Data Subject to sign in to certain services to protect both you and InnoEnergy SE, help make InnoEnergy SE’s services easier to use or tailor your experience, or for analytics to help InnoEnergy SE understand how users engage with the services and to improve their features. The Cookies policy is part of this Privacy Policy.
  9. This Privacy Policy has been adopted taking into account the prescriptions of the Dutch Data Protection Act. Situations not foreseen in this Privacy Policy will be decided by InnoEnergy SE on a case by case basis, taking into account the objectives of this Privacy Policy, the reasonable interests of all parties involved and applicable laws and regulations.
  10. This Privacy Policy may be amended by InnoEnergy SE from time to time. Amendments to this Privacy Policy will enter into force after publication of the revised version on
  11. Additional privacy provisions may apply to specific sections in this Site.
  12. This Privacy Policy shall be construed and governed by the laws of the Netherlands. You agree that any dispute which cannot be settled amicably shall be submitted to the competent courts in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.