We treat your personal data in confidence
Fintech Aera, takes the protection of your privacy very seriously.
This Privacy Statement applies to all personal data collected and used by Fintech Aera and its subsidiaries and affiliates. The data in question is customer data as provided by you but also for example data on visits to our website, sign-ups for our newsletters, your attendance during our events or events of our partners and participation in campaigns or promotions.
Please be informed that in case you have subscribed for multiple services of Fintech Aera, your details such as name, email address and telephone number can be combined by Fintech Aera.
Fintech Aera will only use your data if you give your consent or if Fintech Aera needs your data to deliver (or has delivered) products or services to you. Fintech Aera will not sell your personal data to third parties.
Privacy and Cookie Statement
Version October 2020
Fintech Aera collects the following personal data to provide you with the following products and services:
We here provide you with more detailed information about the use of your personal data. Please note that several descriptions can be applicable at the same time and therefore your personal data can be combined by Fintech Aera.
1.1 When you sign up for our newsletter, the details provided by you, such as your name and email address, are collected and stored by Fintech Aera and used for sending you the newsletters, other related marketing material, invitations for events and any other directly related developments regarding Fintech Aera. We will also use the data provided by you to keep you informed or contact you on more and other information, events, offers or promotions of our products and/or services.
1.2 When you sign up for our services, the details provided by you, such as your name, company name, email
1.3 When you sign up for an event, including via (platforms of) other partners and/or third parties, such as Eventbrite or Meetup, Fintech Aera will use the details provided by you, to keep you up to date on the event you subscribed for and Fintech Aera will also use the data provided by you to such partners to keep you informed or contact you on more events and other information, offers or promotions regarding our services. If you would like to know how those third parties handle your personal data, please review the privacy statements on the websites of those third parties. Fintech Aera has no influence on how those parties process your personal data.
1.4 If you respond to a campaign or competition, we ask for your details. We use these details to run the campaign, to announce the prize-winner(s) and to gauge the response to our marketing activities and, with your consent, to keep you up to date electronically (by email etc.) about other campaigns, events, services and offers.
1.5 If you respond to a vacancy on our website, we ask for your details, including your resume. If you apply for a vacancy with Fintech Aera, we use these details to evaluate your application and to communicate with you regarding that vacancy. We also use third party (software) providers for the processing of responses to our vacancies on our website. If you apply for a vacancy of one of our members, your details, including our resume, will be forwarded automatically to that member company. Please refer to the privacy statement of that company how they handle your personal data. Fintech Aera has no influence on this.
1.6 If you fill out a web form on our website, we ask you for your details such as name, telephone number and email address. We use these details to process the forms and to keep you up to date with respect to the status of your request and to communicate with you regarding your request. We will also use the data provided by you to keep you informed or contact you on more and other information, events, offers or promotions on our products and/or services.
1.7 If you use our website https://fintechnavigator.org/, data is automatically collected by the technology platforms providing the experience. For example, your web browser or mobile device may share certain data with Fintech Aera as those devices interact with our website. This data includes device ID, network access, storage information, cookies, ip- addresses, referrer headers, data identifying your web browser and version and web beacons and tags. We are using this data for market analysis and information purposes, and to optimize and improve our services and to advise you on the services interested for you.
The above mentioned data will be processed by Fintech Aera using per data processing one of the following legal basis:
- Your consent, and if needed your explicit consent, or
- To fulfill our obligations under the agreement with you or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into an agreement, or
- To comply with a legal obligation Fintech Aera is subject to, or
- A legitimate interest of Fintech Aera or a third party, which is not overridden by your interest or fundamental rights and freedoms which requires protection of your personal data.
Fintech Aera will not sell your data and will only make it available to third parties involved in the performance of the service agreed with you or to the co organizing and/or sponsoring partners of Fintech Aera. Our employees and third parties brought in by us are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your data.
Fintech Aera uses partners to manage and store its data. These partners may be located in the EU, but also outside the EU. Fintech Aera chooses partners that offer an adequate level of personal data protection, either through compliance with the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework, Binding Corporate Rules or entering into Standard Contractual Clauses as accepted by the European Commission or through comparable rules. Fintech Aera enters into processor agreements with all its partners if needed.
Fintech Aera retains your personal data for as long as your subscription or agreement continues or for as long as is necessary to deliver our services. If you decide to stop using our services, we will delete your personal data at your request. Remember that a copy of this data may be stored in backups.
The security of your data is also important and Fintech Aera will take all reasonable measures to protect your data. Remember, however, that no security is 100% safe and that Fintech Aera is unable therefore to guarantee this security. We have taken organizational measures and technical measures within our organization to secure the use of your data.
This Privacy Statement may need updating as a result of changes in the applicable laws or as a result of changes in the business or services. So therefore, we advise you to read this Privacy Statement on a regular basis to remain up to date. If Fintech Aera makes changes that materially alter your privacy rights, Fintech Aera will provide additional notice, such as via email or through the services.
You have the right to withdraw your consent with respect to our use of your personal data. You also have the right to access your data and to modification or deletion in the event your data as stored by us are incorrect or otherwise unlawful. Next thereto you have the right to request us to provide you or another party with your data in a machine readable and interoperable format.
To modify your subscription or to opt-out of receiving our communication, please use the ‘unsubscribe’ button on the bottom of our newsletter. You can also contact us to exercise your rights of access, modification, deletion and portability of your data.
If you have any questions about the Privacy Statement of Fintech Aera, please contact us through our website or contact details mentioned above. If you do have complaints about our use of your data, which we have not solved for you in an adequate manner, you can file a complaint at Dutch Data Protection Authority.
Cookies that Fintech Aera uses can be divided into three types:
1. Functional and necessary cookies – Some cookies are indispensable if our website is to work properly. We use these cookies to retain your preferences. They include cookies that are used to keep recognising you once you have registered. In this way you do not have to type in your username and/or password every time you visit and we can be certain that you are entitled to view and modify closed parts of our website, such as your subscription details.
2. Social media and external cookies – When you are logged in on social media websites (Facebook, Google, , etc.) and have given consent via Fintech Aera website for this category of cookies, you can use additional functionalities. They include the easy sharing of information via Facebook Like, Google+, Twitter, etc. For the cookies that the social media parties place and the possible data that they collect with them, see the statements t at these parties give about them. Remember that these statements can change on a regular basis. Fintech Aera has no influence over them.
You can choose not to allow Google cookies (opt-out) by visiting the Google Ads page:
You can choose not to allow third party cookies (opt-out) by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative page:
You can choose not to allow DoubleClick cookies (opt-out) by visiting the Google Ads page:
Deleting cookies afterwards
You can choose to delete the cookies from your computer after visiting https://fintechnavigator.org/.
Additionally, Fintech Aera Google Analytics code that allows for certain forms of display advertising and other advanced features. Subject to change, the Google Display Advertising features Fintech Aera currently uses are Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting.
These features are used to advertise online; to allow third-party vendors, including Google, to show you advertising across the Internet; to allow Fintech Aera and third-party vendors, including Google, to use first party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to the Website and to report how ad impressions, uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to the Website. Data from Google’s interest-based advertising or third party audience data (such as age, gender, and interests) is also combined with Google Analytics to better understand the needs of Fintech Aera users and to improve the Services.