Landscape Finance Lab

Landscape Finance Lab

Landscape Finance Lab | Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement 

By registering to this site you are agreeing to the following mutual NDA  

Parties: All users of the Landscape Finance Lab Incubation Platform on Crowdicity

1. Each of the parties to this Agreement intends to disclose information (the Confidential Information) to the other party for the sole purpose of discussing and evaluating the possibility of the parties entering into a business relationship, joint venture and/ or offering advice to fellow Recipients (the Purpose).

2. Each party to this Agreement is referred to as ‘the Recipient’ when it receives or uses the Confidential Information disclosed by the other party.

3. The Recipient undertakes not to use the Confidential Information disclosed by the other party for any purpose except the Purpose, without first obtaining the written agreement of the other party.

4. The Recipient undertakes to keep the Confidential Information disclosed by the other party secure and not to disclose it to any third party except to its employees [and professional advisers] who need to know the same for the Purpose, who know they owe a duty of confidence to the other party and who are bound by obligations equivalent to those in clause 3 above and this clause 4.

5. The undertakings in clauses 3 and 4 above apply to all of the information disclosed by each of the parties to the other, regardless of the way or form in which it is disclosed or recorded but they do not apply to:

a) any information which is or in future comes into the public domain (unless as a result of the breach of this Agreement); or

b) any information which is already known to the Recipient and which was not subject to any obligation of confidence before it was disclosed to the Recipient by the other party.

6. Nothing in this Agreement will prevent the Recipient from making any disclosure of the Confidential Information required by law or by any competent authority, provided that the Recipient shall, to the extent it is legally permitted to do so, discuss with the party whose Confidential Information is to be disclosed the timing and content of such disclosure and shall take any action which the disclosing party may reasonably request it to take to challenge the validity of such a requirement.

7. The Recipient will, on request from the other party, return all copies and records of the Confidential Information disclosed by the other party to the Recipient and will not retain any copies or records of the Confidential Information disclosed by the other party.

8. Neither this Agreement nor the supply of any information grants the Recipient any licence, interest or right in respect of any intellectual property rights of the other party except the right to copy the Confidential Information disclosed by the other party solely for the Purpose.

9. The undertakings in clauses 3 and 4 will continue in force indefinitely from the date of joining the Crowdicity platform.

10. This Agreement is governed by, and is to be construed in accordance with, the laws of the Republic of Austria. Courts located within Vienna, Austria will have exclusive jurisdiction to deal with any dispute which has arisen or may arise out of, or in connection with, this Agreement.

This Agreement is considered signed and in effect once the Recipient completes the user registration on the Crowdicity platform.  

- last reviewed 31 May 2018 

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DATA RETETION AND PRIVACY POLICY

1. CONTACT DETAILS

  1. If you have any queries or requests concerning this privacy policy or how we handle your data more generally, please get in touch with us using the following details.
  • By contacting our membership team at: members@landscapelab.org

2. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION

  1. We collect your personal information when you register to the Landscape Finance Lab incubator. We also look at how visitors use our Sites, to help us improve our services and optimize customer experience.
  2. We collect information:
  • when you create an account;
  • when you contact us directly via email, message or via our chat function; and

3. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU

  1. As part of our commitment to the privacy of members and visitors to our Sites more generally, we want to be clear about the sorts of information we will collect from you.
  2. When you visit the Sites or create a Landscape Finance Lab account, you are asked to provide information about yourself including your name, contact details, job title and expertise.
  3. We also collect information about your usage of the Sites and information about you from any messages you post to the Sites or when you contact us or provide us with feedback, including via e-mail, or chat function.

4. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

  1. We will only process the data we collect about you if there is a reason for doing so, and if that reason is permitted under data protection law. We will have a lawful basis for processing your information: if we need to process your information in order to provide you with the service you have requested or to enter into a contract; we have your consent; we have a justifiable reason for processing your data; or we are under a legal obligation to do so.
  2. Where we need to in order to provide you with the service you have requested or to enter into a contract, we use your information:
  • to enable us to provide you with access to the relevant parts of the Sites;
  • to supply the services you have requested;
  • to contact you where necessary concerning our services, such as to resolve issues you may have with your order.
  1. We also process your data where we have a justifiable reason for doing so— for example personalisation of our service, including processing data to make it easier and faster for you to place orders. We have listed these reasons below:
  • to improve the effectiveness and quality of service that our customers can expect from us in the future;
  • to tailor content that we display to you,
  • to enable our customer support team to help you with any enquiries or complaints in the most efficient way possible;
  • to contact you for your views and feedback on our services and to notify you if there are any important changes or developments to the Sites or our services,
  • to analyse your activity on the Sites so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business and for statistical and analytical purposes and to help us to prevent fraud;
  • to enforce our contractual terms with you and any other agreement, and for the exercise or defence of legal claims and to protect the rights of Landscape Finance Lab,
  • if you submit comments and feedback regarding the Sites and the services, we may use such comments and feedback on the Sites and in any marketing or advertising materials. We will only identify you as a Landscape Finance Lab member.

6. COOKIES

  1. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of the Site may become inaccessible or not function properly.

7. DIRECT MARKETING

  1. Where you have given your consent or where we have a justifiable reason for doing so (and are permitted to do so by law) we will use your information to let you know about events and services that may be of interest to you. You can control your email marketing preferences by:
  • clicking on "Go to profile" (for our platform this is under your profile image); and clicking on "Settings".
  • Unsubscribing to email and newsleters at members@landscapelab.org ;

8. RETENTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

  1. We will not retain your information for any longer than we think is necessary.
  2. Information that we collect will be retained for as long as needed to fulfil the purposes outlined in the ‘Use of my information’ section above, in line with our legitimate interest or for a period specifically required by applicable regulations or laws, such as retaining the information for regulatory reporting purposes.
  3. When determining the relevant retention periods, we will take into account factors including:
  • our contractual obligations and rights in relation to the information involved;
  • legal obligation(s) under applicable law to retain data for a certain period of time;
  • statute of limitations under applicable law(s);
  • guidelines issued by relevant data protection authorities.
  1. Otherwise, we securely erase your information where we no longer require your information for the purposes collected.

10. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

  1. Sharing your information internally
  • We share your information with other Landscape Finance Lab team members where necessary for the purposes set out in section 4.
  1. Sharing your information with third parties

We do not share your information to third parties

  1. If our business enters into a joint venture with, purchases or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed or transferred to the target company, our new business partners or owners or their advisors.
  2. We may also share your information:
  • if we are under a duty to disclose or share your information in order to comply with (and/or where we believe we are under a duty to comply with) any legal obligation or regulatory requirement. This includes exchanging information with other companies and other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and prevention;
  • in order to enforce our contractual terms with you and any other agreement;
  • with such third parties as we reasonably consider necessary in order to prevent crime, e.g. the police.

11. SECURITY

  1. Where you have chosen a password that allows you to access certain parts of the Sites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We advise you not to share your password with anyone.
  2. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take steps to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Sites; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

12. YOUR RIGHTS

  1. Under data protection law, you may have a number of rights concerning the data we hold about you. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us on members@landscapelab.org using the contact details set out above. For additional information on your rights please contact your data protection authority and see below.
  2. The right to be informed. You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your information and your rights. This is why we’re providing you with the information in this policy.
  3. The right of access. You have the right to obtain access to your information (if we’re processing it). This will enable you, for example, to check that we’re using your information in accordance with data protection law. If you wish to access the information we hold about you in this way, please get in touch (see Contact Details).
  4. The right to rectification. You are entitled to have your information corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete. You can request that we rectify any errors in information that we hold by contacting us (see Contact Details).
  5. The right to erasure. This is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ and, in simple terms, enables you to request the deletion or removal of certain of the information that we hold about you by contacting us (see Contact Details).
  6. The right to restrict processing. You have rights to 'block' or 'suppress' further use of your information. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but will not use it further.
  7. The right to data portability. You have the right to obtain your personal information in an accessible and transferrable format so that you can re-use it for your own purposes across different service providers. This is not a general right however and there are exceptions. To learn more please get in touch (see Contact Details).
  8. The right to lodge a complaint. You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle or process your information with the national data protection authority.
  9. The right to withdraw consent. If you have given your consent to anything we do with your information (i.e. we rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information), you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. You can do this by contacting us (see Contact Details). Withdrawing consent will not however make unlawful our use of your information while consent had been apparent.
  10. The right to object to processing. You have the right to object to certain types of processing, including processing for direct marketing and profiling. You can object by changing your marketing preferences or disabling cookies as set out in sections 7 and 8 above.

13. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted to the Sites and, where appropriate, we will notify you of the changes for example by email or push notification.

14. COMPLAINTS

If you’re not satisfied with our response to any complaint or believe our processing of your information does not comply with data protection law, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) using the following details:

Address: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone number: 0303 123 1113

Website: www.ico.org.uk

--- updated 31 May 2018