Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how we use the personal information that Despierta collects or generates both in relation to this website and our products and services.

1. Background

1.1 — Despierta is responsible for ensuring that it uses that Personal Data in compliance with data protection laws.

1.2 — At Despierta we respect the privacy of our clients and we are committed to keeping all your Personal Data secure. This Privacy Policy governs the handling of Personal Data by Despierta in the course of carrying on commercial activities.

1.3 — We use the following definitions in this Privacy Policy: “Despierta”, “we” or “us” means Despierta

“Personal Data” means any data which relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data or from that data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of, Despierta (or its representatives or service providers). In addition to factual information, it includes any expression of opinion about an individual and any indication of the intentions of Despierta or any other person in respect of an individual.

2. The products and services we provide

2.1 — This Privacy Policy concerns the following categories of information that we collect about you when providing the following products and services:

Information we receive through our websites (“Despierta Websites”); and
Information we receive through or in connection with the provision of our products and services (“Services”).

3. The types of personal data we collect

3.1 — Many of the services offered by Despierta require us to obtain Personal Data about you in order to perform the services we have been engaged to provide. In relation to each of the services described at paragraph 2.1 above, we will collect and process the following Personal Data about you:

Information that you provide to Despierta. This includes information about you that you provide to us. The nature of the services you are requesting will determine the kind of Personal Data we might ask for, though such information may include (by way of a non-exhaustive list):

Basic Personal Data (such as first name; family name; position in the company; company name; company email address; business phone number; business address; city; postcode; country).
Any information that you choose to share with us (whether through our websites or otherwise) which may be considered Personal Data.

Information that we collect or generate about you. This includes (by way of a non-exhaustive list):
Information about the Services which you have purchased and our interactions with you.

When you visit Despierta Website, cookies are used to collect technical information about the services that you use, and how you use them. For more information on the cookies used by Despierta please see our Cookie Notice.

Information we obtain from other sources:

We may be supplied with CV of prospective candidates for roles at both Despierta and our portfolio companies.
We may from time to time use 3rd party public and private data sources to find out more information about an individual’s employment history.

4. How we use your information

4.1 — Your Personal Data may be stored and processed by us in the following ways and for the following purposes:

For ongoing review and improvement of the information provided on or operation and security of Despierta Websites.
To assess your application for our Services, where applicable.
To set you up as a customer.
To provide you with our Services.
To understand feedback on our Services and to help provide more information on the use of those products and services quickly and easily.
To communicate with you in order to provide you with services or information about Despierta and our products and services.
To understand your needs and interests.
For the management and administration of our business.
In order to comply with and in order to assess compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, and internal policies and procedures.
For the administration and maintenance of databases storing Personal Data;

We may process business communications traffic data sent and received by us for the purposes of evaluating our existing or prospective business relationship.

4.2 — However we use Personal Data we make sure that the usage complies with law and the law allows us and requires us to use Personal Data for a variety of reasons. These include where:

We need to do so in order to perform our contractual obligations with our customers.
We have obtained your consent.
We have legal and regulatory obligations that we have to discharge.
We may need to do so in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights or for the purpose of legal proceedings.

The use of your Personal Data as described is necessary for our legitimate business interests, such as:

Allowing us to effectively and efficiently manage and administer the operation of our business.
Conducting market research or business analysis.
Maintaining compliance with internal policies and procedure.
Promoting our business or Modern Ventures Services.

4.3 — We will take steps to ensure that the Personal Data is accessed only by employees of Modern Ventures that have a need to do so for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.