Privacy Statement

Crosspring B.V. and its affiliated entities (collectively as Crosspring) are devoted to handling your personal data with care and to give you the best possible user experience. We are bound by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and have to comply with the principles regarding the processing of personal data contained therein.

This statement is meant to provide you with the necessary information about the type of data we collect, how we use it and your rights regarding your personal data.

What is personal data?

Personal data in the context of GDPR means any data that can be used to identify you as the data subject, either alone or in combination with other personal information available to us.

Processing of data refers to activities including: storage, gathering, combining, transferring or deletion of data.

How does Crosspring collect personal data?

Crosspring B.V. collects personal data via:
  • Our online e-mail subscription and contact forms
  • Our application forms for vacancies, business inquiries, concepts and soft-landing participation
  • Publicly available sources such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook pages
  • Our own network, including individuals such as co-founders, partners, colleagues or mutual connections
  • Any events we attend or organize for operational and business purposes
  • Surveys, questionnaires and polls we regularly send out for research purposes

What categories of personal data does Crosspring collect?

  • First Names
  • Last Names
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • E-mail
  • Phone number
  • Company data
  • Concept information
  • Your communication with us
  • Photos and videos from your participation in events organized by us

Why do we collect and use your personal data?

  • To enable or improve our interactions with you
  • To provide you with and inform you about our services, programs and events and improve them based on your personal preferences and input
  • To help us improve our organizational structure and user experience
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research and data analysis
  • Register complaints and adequately react
  • To send out regular reports and newsletters of our activities
  • For direct marketing communications purposes based on your individual interests and preferences
  • Combine and analyze data to create a personal profile for you in order to provide a tailor-made and seamless personal user experience
  • For legal compliance purposes, including data monitoring where personal data may be monitored to ensure our compliance with internal and external regulations and policies
  • In the context of events (videos and photos) to improve and distribute our public image
  • To establish or ensure the continuity of a contract between us
  • For business purposes such as:
  • Processing applications
  • Assessment and/or acceptance of a business partner
  • The establishment and execution of business agreements

Who has access to your personal data?

Your personal data is stored in our internal database and as a result only Crosspring B.V. employees with a legitimate business interest in the data are able to gain access, notwithstanding the possibility of granting access to law enforcement employees if the law requires us to do so.

Third party access

Your personal data may only be accessed by third parties if they are:
  • Third parties relevant to the provision of one of our services or organization of one of our events such as:
  • Digital agencies
  • Statistical research partners
  • Google, Twitter, Facebook and other media supporting our business activities
  • Financial, business, legal advisors and auditors
  • IT services suppliers hosting our internal database (Digital Ocean) and other websites and technology services providers
  • Regulatory and law enforcement bodies with sufficient legal basis to gain access
Personal data can further be accessed by third parties when:
  • We are required or authorized by law to grant them access
  • You have expressed explicit consent for that or if your consent can reasonably be inferred from the surrounding circumstances When data is accessed by third parties, Crosspring B.V. will take the required contractual, technical and organizational measures to ensure that your personal data is only processed to the extent that such processing is necessary or within the scope of this privacy statement.

Responsibility for personal data

Crosspring B.V. is responsible to handle your data with due care within the scope of the conditions laid out in this statement. In the case where personal data is shared with a third party, Crosspring remains the responsible party except where such data is shared out of necessity for the enforcement of legal actions.

Security of personal data

Crosspring B.V. has taken the necessary required measures to safeguard your personal data. Crosspring has implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the data against unauthorized third party intervention and in the case of external circumstances or a force majeure type of event. All our staff is furthermore instructed and required to comply with the requirements prescribed by data protection rules.

How long do we keep your personal data?

Crosspring B.V. retains your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes set out in this agreement or as long as necessary to comply with regulation.

What can you do about your personal data?

Every personal data subject whose information is being collected by Crosspring B.V. has the rights to:
  • Demand access to their personal data
  • Demand correction of personal data if it is deemed incorrect by the data subject
  • Demand restriction of use of data
  • Request information about any third parties who have access to the data
  • Demand deletion of personal data

In case of questions or requests with regards to the processing of their personal data by Crosspring B.V., Data Subjects may contact