Privacy Policy

KNOWCO (KNOWCO B.V.) takes your privacy very seriously and ensures a security when we use and handle personal data. Privacy is one of our main priorities in designing and building our systems. By using any website of KNOWCO and agreeing to the terms & conditions, you declare that you have read our Privacy Policy and you agree to be bound by it. Conversely, if you do not agree with any aspect of this Privacy Policy, then you also agree not to register for an account with KNOWCO or any of its affiliated websites.

Information Collection and Processing

KNOWCO collects Users’ personal information only to supply KNOWCO services. KNOWCO may use external providers – such as server providers, email services, file storage services, etc. – which will process your personal information as necessary for fulfilling KNOWCO’s matchmaking services. Any User is aware that these suppliers may be held to comply with data protection legislation in their respective jurisdiction of operation, and any User gives permission for the processing of data under the laws of any such jurisdiction. KNOWCO uses your personal information exclusively in compliance with this Privacy Policy.

Sharing Information and Publications

KNOWCO will not sell your personal information, rent it, or otherwise make it available to anyone except with your prior and unequivocal consent or whenever it is necessary to meet a legal requirement or when it is necessary for carrying out a KNOWCO service.

If you chose to gain access to KNOWCO via a personal account on another site – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Google – you are giving permission to KNOWCO to access these personal sites through Open Authorization (oAuth). KNOWCO is not in any way responsible for data handling by such a third party.

The KNOWCO social network has limited features that allow Users to get in contact with each other or share information about their activities or preferences. By default, these functionalities are highly limited. Via the settings menus, the User can adjust these functionalities further.

Cookie Policy

KNOWCO uses Cookies where necessary to collect information about website uses and to improve ease of use. Sometimes KNOWCO will also use Cookies from third parties, such as social networking sites or analytic sites. Any User can adjust their software in such a way as to prevent cookies from being installed.

Changes

KNOWCO reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy unilaterally. If changes have a significant impact on the nature of the handling of the User’s personal information, then KNOWCO will notify the User by placing a prominent warning on the website or an equivalent form of clear notification.

Contact & General

You can review, correct, or withdraw permission for the processing of your personal information at any time.

When you withdraw permission to process your personal information, you will normally no longer be able to use the KNOWCO services.

Your data will be stored for the duration of your subscription of KNOWCO services, which may be an indefinite term. If the relationship between the User and KNOWCO ends, KNOWCO adheres to applicable data storage regulations.

The party responsible for the handling of your personal information is KNOWCO B.V., represented by the directors, Jara Pascual and Ingrid van Gilst.

If you wish to use any of your rights pertaining to your personal information or if you have questions about the processing of your personal information, then you can contact KNOWCO in writing at the address on our Contact US page or via ingrid@knowco.net.

Security

KNOWCO protects your personal information with security measures that meet relevant standards for protecting your personal information from loss, theft, unauthorized access, publication, duplication, use or alteration. Any leak of information will be reported to the relevant authorities in compliance with relevant privacy regulation.