This Privacy Notice explains how Oakridge Ventures (“we”, “us” or “our”) collects, uses, shares, and otherwise processes Personal Data in accordance with applicable data privacy laws and regulations, which include the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) which is applicable as of 25 May 2018. The purpose of this Privacy Notice is to inform you about the information Oakridge Ventures may gather about you and how we may use that information.
1. Personal data
When using the term “Personal Data” in our Privacy Notice, we mean information that relates to you and allows us to identify you, either directly or in combination with other information that we may hold, as defined by the GDPR.
We may also process Personal Data when We have assessed that such processing can be based on our legitimate interest(s) and only when we assessed that Your interests and fundamental rights do not override ours. For example, it may be of our Legitimate Interest to process certain Personal Data to continue to develop our business activities (quantitatively and qualitatively), and/or to improve our business performance etc.
Finally, please note that we may also need to process Data to respond to and to defend us against any legal claim that may arise. We use or may use your Personal Data for the following purposes in line with the lawful basis as defined by the GDPR.
We may collect personal information through your use of our website when you contact or request information from us or when you subscribe to our newsletter. The data category collected is the following:
Personal identification information: name and surname, postal and e-mail address, phone number, content or messages you send to us or provide otherwise directly to us such as inquiries, questions, comments, answers to questions.
How we use information?
We may use data we obtain for purposes relating to our website and services, including (a) providing the website and services to you, (b) raising queries with you, and responding to issues you may raise, whether relating to our services or otherwise, (c) processing job applications and (d) generating anonymized statistics and analyzing anonymized statistical usage data of our web site. We may use the following third-party service providers named below to process and store your data:
Disclosure and sharing of information.
As a matter of policy, Oakridge Ventures does not sell, rent, or provide in any form any of your information to third parties for any advertising or marketing purposes. However, we may use external services such as Google Analytics for providing statistical and analytical services and process data on our behalf, without being allowed to share it with third parties.
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third-party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.
Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as times, dates, IP addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.
Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time.
The Services enable Members to, among other things, send and manage email campaigns and serve advertisements.
We hold the following information about you within our EMS system:
Security of your Personal Data
We are committed to take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your Personal Data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, disclosure, destruction, or damage.
We will only retain your Personal Data for as long as we need it to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected and processed, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, accounting or reporting requirements.
If you are a client, former client, interested party or prospective client or a contact person of one of the, we store your Personal Data for marketing purposes until revocation or the revocation of your consent if the marketing measures were carried out.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the websites, applications, or services (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the websites, applications or services compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
3. Change to this privacy notice
Last Updated: 10/07/2023