I. Personal data collected
If you apply for the Awards through our application form and/or or subscribe to receiving updates regarding the Award on this website or by e-mail to [email protected], any personal data contained in your application/subscription will be collected. It may include for instance your full name, date of birth, telephone number(s), e-mail address as well as the company name and its location (city).
We will further ask you to add a link to a 1-2 minute video describing your company. However, this is optional.
You will also have to fill out a form headed "Imagine you won this Award".
Under no circumstances we will ask you to submit business sensitive and/or highly confidential information.
II. How we use your personal data
Upon completion of the Awards, your personal data will be retained or deleted in accordance with the requirements of national law.
If you subscribe to receiving updates regarding the Award you agree to being contacted by us for this purpose by e-mail.
III. Data transfers
The personal data will be shared with the Organizers and the jury.
The personal data will be stored on our servers and content management system, which may be located in Germany or in other countries inside and outside the EEA. The personal data in the application form will be submitted through a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404 Atlanta, GA 30318, USA and may also be stored via Google G Suite apps, a service operated by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States; for more information please visit https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
The personal data may be transferred to selected entities of our groups of companies for administering the award, recruiting and marketing purposes, including entities that are located outside the EEA.
The personal data may also be shared with third parties to support initial, independent screening of participants, to the extent needed for properly handling the applications. Further, your information will be shared with the jury members and - if they chose to use the help of assistants - to elected staff assisting the jury members.
We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to other parties.
IV. Your rights
VI. Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.
VII. Use of Facebook and Twitter plugins
VIII. E-mail updates
For e-mail updates we use "MailChimp" a service by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404 Atlanta, GA 30318, USA. The data stored during the registration process is transmitted to and stored by The Rocket Science Group LLC on servers located in the USA. The data entered during the registration process will not be communicated to third parties. Rocket Science Group LLC offers analysis options on how the emails are opened and used. These analyzes are group-related and are not used by us for individual evaluation.
When registering for e-mail updates you agree that your data provided for receiving updates will be stored in the USA.
You can unsubscribe at any time by using the unsubscribe button in the e-mail updates or by sending a reply e-mail to [email protected] with the word "unsubscribe".
The security of your personal data is important to us. We have implemented technical and organizational measures aimed at protecting your personal data against unauthorized access, loss, alteration and misuse. We will reasonably ensure that these technical and organizational measures always comply with the latest technological standards.
However, no method of security or transmission is entirely secure. You should always use caution when transmitting personal data.
X. Contact us
XI. Use of website