1. Name of the register
Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s Application Register for the Venture Bridge investment program
2. Data Controller
Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy (Business ID: 1007806–3)
Person responsible for managing the Register
Read by Henri Hakamo, Chief Digital Officer
Anna Kjellberg, Communications Manager
3. Purpose and legal basis of Personal Data processing
The Register serves as the repository of all information related to Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s Venture Bridge investment program’s applications.
The purpose of the Register is to maintain Suomen Teollisuussijoitus’s application database in order to ensure the processing and archiving of Applicants’ requests, provide communication between the Data Controller and the Data Subjects and maintain customer relationships. Where relevant, this data can be used for developing Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s business activity, for statistical purposes, and for creating targeted content for our websites, as well as—with the Data Subject’s permission—for other purposes such as direct marketing. Personal Data is processed within the limits and according to the requirements of the applicable legislation.
The data from the Application Register can also be used in Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s own registers for various purposes, such as targeted advertising (without, however, releasing Personal Data to the external parties), profiling and marketing initiatives, and tailored customer communication. External parties that are mentioned previously do not include Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s partners who are responsible for maintaining customer relationships and providing services. Due to technical reasons, some of the data in the Application Register can in some cases be transferred to Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s partner’s servers. Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy processes data via technical interfaces solely for maintaining customer relationships.
Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy has the right to publish the data included in the Application Register as an electronic or a printed list, unless explicitly forbidden by the Applicant. In this case, a list can mean, for instance, mailing labels destined for direct marketing. The Applicant has the right to forbid the publication of the data by informing Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s customer service by email (email@example.com) or by contacting the person in charge of managing the Register.
4. Register’s information content and Personal Data Groups
The Data Subjects provide most of the Personal Data themselves.
The personal register includes the following information:
The person’s given name and surname
The contents of the contact form
5. Release of information
The data included in the Application Register is only available to Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy, except in cases where Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy uses an external service provider for creating and maintaining an additional service. The data is not released outside of Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy or for its partners’ own use. Personal Data is not transferred outside of the EU unless it is required for the technical implementation of Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s or its partner’s service.
The Data Subject’s personal information is destroyed at the user’s request, at the end of the customer relationship or when the Data Subject withdraws their consent for processing of their Personal Data, unless it is prohibited by the applicable legislation or prevented by unpaid invoices and recovery measures.
6. Regular sources
The Personal Data stored in the Register mainly consists of the information provided by visitors to Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s website and submitted at the time of the app registration, as well as the information Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy has collected from other sources.
7. Register’s Data Protection principles
Unauthorized individuals cannot access the Register. Data storage is technically secured and physical access to the data is prevented through access control and other security measures. Register data is backed up in a secure way and, where necessary, it can be restored from the last functional backup. Getting access to the Register requires having access rights to Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s internal network. The Register is located on Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s encrypted server.
Only the employees who are assigned by the Data Controller and its potential subcontractors, and whose work tasks requires data processing, have the right to process and maintain the Register’s data. All users are bound to observe the confidentiality of the data.
8. Data Subject’s rights
The person whose personal information is included in the Register can, among other things:
The applicant reserves the right to refuse that their data be used for direct marketing and market research.
9. Links to third-party websites
Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy’s website may display links to websites that are owned or maintained by third parties. By moving to a linked third-party website, the applicant accepts that the website in question is not administered by Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy, and that Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy is not responsible for any third-party website’s content.
If the website visitor does not accept the terms presented here, the use of the website should be ceased immediately.
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