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We process your personal data because it is necessary for our or a third party’s legitimate interests. This will always be weighed against your rights, interests and expectations. In this respect, we may use your personal data for the following:
To process your application, select individuals/teams to participate in our events and to judge competition winners; to provide information, products, offers and services that you request from us; to provide you with information about our events and initiatives that are similar to those that you have already participated in or enquired about, including follow-up events and alumni events (unless it is required or appropriate to gain your consent);to seek your feedback on our events and initiatives and your experience of them; to use your name, image (as captured on photo and in video) and Pitch Information to promote our events and initiative, including on social media; to make available your name, name of your business, contact details (including social media details) and Pitch Information on the App (where you are an entrepreneur) so that App users can network with you; to contact you using the contact details you have provided about your application or your involvement with an event; to perform internal research and statistical analysis; to notify you about changes to our events and initiatives; to ensure that content from the Site and App is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer/device; to administer the Site and App and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service (such as voting), when you choose to do so; as part of our efforts to keep our Site and App safe and secure.
We also process your Personal Data for our compliance with our legal obligations. In this respect, we may use your Personal Data for the following:
to meet our legal and regulatory obligations, such as our tax reporting requirements and to exercise the data protection rights of others; to assist with investigations (including criminal investigations) carried out by competent authorities.
We may share your information with selected third parties including:
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We store part of your information via a customer relations management system in cloud-based data storage provided outside the EEA, in the United States of America. The companies we use to provide storage have signed up to Privacy Shield which has been confirmed as an appropriate gateway for international transfers under GDPR. We shall ensure that we only use companies that comply with relevant laws and respect your rights and freedoms as a data subject.
We will retain your personal data for as long as is necessary for our legitimate business purposes after the termination of our relationship with you. For example, we may retain data to check whether you have previously submitted an application for an event or to keep you informed about future events that you may be interested in.