This privacy statement describes the policies and procedures Veridis Technologies B.V. (hereafter: Veridis, we, our) has on the collection, use and disclosure of your information when you use our website. We respect your privacy and process data in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (hereafter: GDPR).
1. Who are we?
Veridis is an ambitious startup that wants to make the world a better place by tackling climate change and environmental pollution. The company was founded in 2020 by an enthusiastic team of young physicists and entrepreneurs with the ambition to develop new high-impact technologies that create a better future for humanity.
The controller of your personal data is Veridis Technologies B.V.
2. Collection and use of personal information
2.1. What information do we collect?
We obtain personal information about you if you choose to provide it. For example: to contact mailboxes or to register for certain services. When you submit your personal information to Veridis, we will use it in the manner outlined in this Privacy Statement. Your personal information will not be used for any other purpose unless you give us your permission or when it’s required by law.
We may process the following (types of) personal information when you visit our website:
• Email address
• IP address
• Information on your surfing and viewing behavior and possibly your location and other cookie information.
2.2. On what legal grounds do we have to use your personal information?
Privacy legislation, including the GDPR, allows us to process personal information as long as we have a ground under the law to do so. This legislation also requires us to tell you what those grounds are. This means we may only use your personal data under the following ground(s):
• Your consent: in most cases, we will ask you for your specific consent to process some of your personal information. When signing up for the Newsletter we use the personal information only for sending the Newsletter. When signing up to receive the One-Pager we only use the personal information for sending the One-Pager.
2.3. Automatic collection of personal information
2.3.1. IP addresses
An IP address is a number assigned to your computer whenever you access the internet. It allows computers and servers to recognize and communicate with one another. IP addresses will be recorded for IT security and system diagnostic purposes. This information will be used to conduct website trends and performance analytics.
2.3.3. Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
3. Retention of personal data
We make reasonable efforts to retain personal data only for so long as necessary. When your personal data is no longer needed for a process or activity for which it was collected, we will delete it.
If you sign up for our Mailings, we will store your personal data until:
• the moment you tell us you no longer wish to receive our Mailings;
• we cease to send the relevant Mailings;
• it appears your email-address is no longer in use.
4. Sharing and transfer of personal information
We do not share personal information with third parties. Except: to carry out your request, and/or as required or permitted by law.
5. Your rights and how to invoke them
You may ask us about and access your personal information and object to the processing of your personal data. Furthermore, under certain circumstances, you have the right to ask us to rectify or delete your personal data, to restrict the processing of your personal data, to receive an overview of your personal data and have your information transferred to another company.
You also have a right to lodge a complaint with the relevant Data Protection Authority, the Dutch Data Protection Authority. You can find their details here: https://www.autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl.
6. Data protection & security
Veridis has reasonable security policies and procedures in place to protect personal information from misuse. Despite our best efforts, security cannot be guaranteed against all threats. Access to your personal information is limited to those who need to know. In addition, those individuals who have access to the data are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information.
7. Changes to this statement
Veridis may need to modify this Privacy Statement from time to time. The most recent version of this Privacy Statement is available on our website. When we make changes, we will revise the “updated” date at the top of the page. In case of important changes, we will actively inform you of these changes.
8. Contact us
If you have any questions, comments or complaints about this Privacy Statement or the processing of your personal data by us, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.