Bigdata Republic B.V. processes personal data of visitors of the websites that are part of the Sparkler B.V. Holding. It also processes personal data of visitors of events organised by BigData Republic and people and companies that are qualified as potential clients or employees, with great care and strict confidentiality. GDPR guidelines are followed at all times while processing personal data.
Collecting, processing and using personal data
BigData Republic B.V. collects personal data exclusively for organizing events, hiring new personnel and the building relations with current and potential clients. Examples of personal data being collected are LinkedIn resumes, emails sent to our employees, meeting notes of all attendees, and summaries of job interviews. BigData Republic may use this information to get in contact with people via phone or email for the following purposes:
- Informing contacts about events organised by BigData Republic
- Informing contacts about job openings
- Send contacts newsletters and/or press releases
- Building or maintaining relations with potential clients and employees
Any person has the possibility to unsubscribe for receiving messages and has the ability to withdraw from the lists of contacts. In order to exercise your legal (GDPR) rights you can get in contact with Davey Mollinger (corporate recruiter), firstname.lastname@example.org or 06-1521 8148.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small (text) file that is placed on your device after visiting a certain web page. This allows for your device to be recognized, and it collects information. An example of the information being collected is your IP address or the device you are using.
Cookies on our website
We are using the following types of cookies on our website:
- Functional cookies
- Analytical cookies
- Tracking cookies
What do functional cookies do?
Functional cookies ensure that a website functions as it should, which is implied in the name. For example, a functional cookie remembers your prefered settings such as the language you would like to use to read websites. Functional cookies are essential for using a website, which is why they can be placed without permission.
What do analytical cookies do?
Analytical cookies provide us with insight into our website visits. Amongst other things, it shows us the amount of visitors and which pages are popular. This way, we can better adjust our communication to the needs of our website visitors. We can not see who our website visits or from which computer web pages are being accessed. We use Google Analytics for placing our analytical cookies.
What do tracking cookies do?
Tracking cookies are used to track your behavior on our website. It can store the identity of our website visitors if a form on our website is filled out.
With your first visit to our website a cookie banner will be displayed that informs you of our cookie usage. By further using our website you accept these cookies. You can manage your cookies via your browser settings. For the analytical cookies you can use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. For more information on the use and management of cookies we advise you to visit the following website (in Dutch):
Storage period of personal Data
When BigData Republic B.V. enters into a business relationship this usually happens for a mid to long term relationship. As a company we believe in thes long term relationships and we believe these relationships are two-sided. Therefore we store personal data for 12 months and after these twelve months we will contact the owners of the data for a retention period of 12 months.
BigData Republic B.V. is meticulous about storing personal data and therefore we make sure your personal data is safe and secure, until there is a request to either erase this personal data, a data subject does not approve of the retention period of 12 months or when BigData Republic decides the personal data is no longer required to achieve the above mentioned goals.
Securing personal data
Employees of BigData Republic B.V. take meticulous care of the personal data amongst its control. Employees are all bound by strict confidentiality while handling personal data of any kind. Furthermore BigData Republic uses technical and organisational measures to ensure your data is protected to the best of our ability. These measures are being monitored and if necessary adjusted to maintain the appropriate level of care. In case of a data leak/breach we will inform the affected data subject and the dutch branch of government concerning data protection (Autoriteit persoonsgegevens).
Right of access by the data subject
The data subject has the right to obtain confirmation from the controller as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to that personal data.
Right of rectification
The data subject has the right to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
Right of erasure
The data subject has the right of erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:
- The personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
- The data subject withdraws consent.
- The data subject objects to the processing pursuant and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing.
- The personal data have been unlawfully processed.
- The personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
- The personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services.
Right to restriction of processing
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following grounds applies:
- The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
- The processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead.
- The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
- The data subject has objected to processing pursuant pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.
Where processing has been restricted under paragraph 1, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with the data subject’s consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.
A data subject who has obtained restriction of processing pursuant to paragraph 1 shall be informed by the controller before the restriction of processing is lifted.
BigData Republic B.V. remains the right to adjust the current privacy statement at any time if within the lines of the GDPR guidelines. The most recent version of the BigData Republic B.V. privacy statement can be found on www.bigdatarepublic.nl/privacy.
Last updated: July 2020