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This is privacy notice of Winnovart.

The website www.winnovart.com is operated by Winnovart Ltd., a limited company headquartered in London, with the unique registration number UK 08784543.

Read the Terms of Use and Data Privacy Policy cautiously before using the Website. By using this Website, you indicate your acceptance of these Terms of Use and Data Privacy Policy. We may update the Terms of Use and Data Privacy Policy with new information and/ or amendments in accordance with new applicable provisions of law, therefore, please verify the date of the last update.

We cannot guarantee that access and use of the Website will be error-free. Our company will not be liable if for any reason the Website is inaccessible. The access to this website may be restricted from time to time, in order to carry out maintenance or introduce new facilities.

You may not use this Website:

– in a manner which may affect our business reputation
– to transmit any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, spyware or other harmful programs which may affect the operation of any computer software or hardware
– to copy or reproduce any part of this Website

We are the owner of intellectual property rights in the Website: database, design and information rights. The information and images contained on the Website are our property or the property of our licensors, as indicated. You must not use any part of the materials of the Website for commercial purposes without our written consent.

We can use your personal data, which you directly provided to us by subscribing to Winnovart newsletter, for direct marketing, in order to send you updates and materials regarding Winnovart projects, only according to our Data Privacy Policy and applicable regulations.

Your personal data can be processed by Winnovart directly, as well as through the following third parties: the server and IT service provider, the e-mail service provider.

Your personal data can be stored for use in emails or databases on Mailchimp server, as long as you remain a subscriber to the newsletter of the company. You can always unsubscribe by using the appropriate “Unsubscribe” link at the end of our newsletters.

We respect your privacy and are determined to protect your personal data. The purpose of this privacy notice is to inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from). We’ll also tell you about your privacy rights and how the data protection law protects you.

This privacy notice is provided in a layered format so you can click through to the specific areas set out below.

  1. WHO WE ARE AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  2. THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
  3. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA
  4. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
  5. WHO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH
  6. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS
  7. DATA SECURITY
  8. DATA RETENTION
  9. EMPLOYMENT
  10. YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
  11. CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE AND YOUR DUTY TO INFORM US OF CHANGES
  12. QUERIES, REQUESTS OR CONCERNS

1. WHO WE ARE AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION

What is the purpose of this privacy notice?

This privacy notice aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you sign up to our newsletter.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

You must read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

Data controller(s)

The Winnovart group includes different legal entities. This privacy notice is issued on behalf of the Winnovart Group, so when we mention Winnovart, “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice, we are referring to the relevant company in the Winnovart Group responsible for processing your data.

For all data matters please contact dataprotection@winnovart.com

Winnovart Ltd. is the controller and responsible for this website.

Third-party links outside of our control

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.

When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

2. THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. You can find out more about personal data from the Information Commissioners Office.

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:

  • Identity Data
  • Contact Data

We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

If you fail to provide personal data

Where we need to collect your personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us, but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.\

3. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

Directly. You may give us your details as per 2. THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you apply for our services, subscribe to our newsletters, Request marketing to be sent to you, enquire a free eligibility check for one of our advisory services, or other similar situations.

4. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Performance of Contract this means processing your data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract.
  • Legitimate Interest this means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting our dataprotection@winnovart.com
  • Comply with a legal or regulatory obligationthis means processing your personal data where it is necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation that we are subject to.

Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us dataprotection@winnovart.com .

PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE WILL USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, with the legal bases we rely on to do so.

Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us dataprotection@winnovart.com if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.

Purpose/Activity Type of data Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest
To register you as a new customer Identity, Contact, Other specific details required during performance of the contract Performance of a contract with you
To register you for various free support services we are offering (e.g. eligibility check on various funding schemes) Identity, Contact, Other specific details required during performance of the service Performance of services for you
Performance of various contracting/ subcontracting agreements Identity, Contact, Other specific details required during performance of the agreement Performance of a contract with you
Performance of an employment agreement health data, bank details, driving’s licence, other specific details required during performance of the agreement Performance of an employment agreement with you
Considering your application during the recruitment for various roles Identity, Contact, CV/ Letter of motivation-specific details Assessing your profile during the recruitment process

Marketing
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising.

Promotional offers from us
We may use your Identity, Contact, Technical, Usage and Profile Data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you.

You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or purchased goods or services from us or you are in our database due to previous correspondence. On selected occasions, we might have taken your address either from a directory of the organizations we are also members of, business guide or from a database that you subscribed in the past. In each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.

Third-party marketing
We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any company outside the Winnovart group of companies for marketing purposes.

Opting out
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time BY UPDATING your marketing preferences via our website or by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or by sending an EMAIL to info@winnovart-news.com  at any time quoting the subject “UNSUBSCRIBE”.

Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/service purchase, product OR service experience or other transactions.

Cookies
You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly. For more information about the cookies we use, please see our cookie policy.

Change of purpose
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact dataprotection@winnovart.com .

If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.

5. WHO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH

We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in the table in paragraph 4 above.

  • • Internal Third Parties
  • • External Third Parties Service
    • Providers who provide IT and system administration services.
    • Professional advisers acting as processors or joint controllers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers who provide consultancy, banking, legal, insurance and accounting services.
    • HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities acting as processors or joint controllers who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances.
  • • Third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets. Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your personal data in the same way as set out in this privacy notice.

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

6. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS

We normally do not transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by implementing safeguards:

7. DATA SECURITY

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

8. DATA RETENTION

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements

By law we have to keep basic information about our customers, suppliers, partners and/or employees (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for up to 50 years years after the end of the respective form of agreement.

In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see Your legal rights below for further information.

In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

9. EMPLOYMENT

We advertise from time to time employment opportunities at Winnovart. You may apply by e-mail as indicated in our “Career” section on the Website. By applying, it will be necessary for you to provide personal information. For further information regarding how we collect and use your personal information please read our Privacy Policy. Each application is judged on merit, according to the job requirements. Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

10. YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

Unless subject to an exemption under the data protection laws, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • • The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you;
  • • The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
  • • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data;
  • • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time, where consent was the lawful basis for processing your data;
  • • The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), where applicable 9 i.e. where our processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of our contract with you or where we process your data by automated means);
  • • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
  • • The right to object to our processing of personal data, where applicable i.e. where processing is based on our legitimate interests (or in performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing or processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).
  • • The right not to be the subject of a decision based exclusively on automatic processing, including the creation of profiles;
  • • The right to submit a complaint with the National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing

For any questions or requests relating to your personal data, including the exercise of your right as outlined in this data privacy policy (e.g. copy of your personal data, modification of your personal data, deletion of your personal data), you may contact us at: dataprotection@winnovart.com

Winnovart will provide information in electronic format whenever possible, unless you request another format.

No fee required – with some exceptions

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable admin fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.

What we may need from you

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

Time limit to respond

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

11. CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE AND YOUR DUTY TO INFORM US OF CHANGES

This version was last updated on 25th May 2018, and historic versions can be obtained by contacting us.

[From 25 May 2018 there will be changes in data protection laws and we will then be able to respond to some of your requests (for example, a request for the transfer of your personal data). We are still working towards getting our systems ready for some of these changes.]

Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us. It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current.

12. QUERIES, REQUESTS OR CONCERNS

If you do not agree with the Terms of Use, please stop using this Website. We will use partners’ emails only for our own marketing purposes and we will not provide the data to any third party.

If you no longer want your personal data to be processed, you can, at any time, withdraw your consent either by accessing the “unsubscribe” link in the header or footer of any email that you receive from Winnovart or accessing our website. You can also request this by contacting us at the following e-mail address: dataprotection@winnovart.com  or office@winnovart.com. Please note that withdrawal of consent does not in any way affect the lawfulness of the processing under consent prior to its withdrawal.

If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England, UK.