1.2 SI² Fund is a European social impact investment fund that focusses specifically on businesses that have an integrated impact/business model. SI² Fund offers social investors access to qualitative impact-driven entrepreneurs and the opportunity to help scale social impact on the long-term, alongside a fair financial return. SI² Fund operates in Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
2. Legal Framework
I. the Belgian Data Protection Act of 8th December 1992 on the protection of privacy in relation to the processing of personal data (as amended) (the “Privacy Act”); and/or
II. Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (“GDPR”); and/or
III. All other applicable legislation regarding the protection of privacy and the processing of personal data;
(together or separately “Privacy Legislation”).
I. achieve the purpose and exercise its activities, as described in article 1.2; and/or
II. provide direct marketing regarding its activities such as alerts on new documents and studies, updates, newsletters, info brochures, emails, marketing materials, invitations to events such as conferences, exhibitions, launches, seminars and workshops and other information that may be useful to you; and/ or
III. execute the contract(s) that have been concluded with you or with your employer or organization you are a member of; and/or
IV. better understand your needs and preferences in order to adjust its services hereto; and/or
V. acquire statistical data; and/or
VI. inform third parties (e.g. subcontractors, affiliated entities or contracting parties); and/or
VII. comply with applicable legislation.
(together or separately the “Purpose”).
4. Legal basis and applicability
4.1 SI² Fund has the following legal grounds for the processing of personal data:
I. the contract you have entered into with SI² Fund regarding one of its activities as set out in article 1.2; and/or
II. your free, specific, informed and unambiguous consent to SI² Fund, its partners (e.g. subcontractors, affiliated entities or contracting parties) to process your personal data. You can give your consent by any means, such as, but not limited to mail, email, an online or offline consent form or orally; and/or
III. a legal obligation; and/or
IV. a legitimate interest of SI² Fund.
4.2 Providing your personal data to SI² Fund and/or entering into a contract with SI² Fund, implies that you:
4.3 As a consequence, you expressly grant SI² Fund permission to use your personal data to accomplish the Purpose set out under article 3.
5. Personal data
5.1 The personal data SI² Fund can process are, amongst others, but not limited to: first name, name, email address, phone number, photo, birth date, gender, company, position, language.
6. Transfer of personal data to third parties
6.1 SI² Fund guarantees that it does not transfer your personal data to third parties, unless:
I. there is a legal obligation to transfer the personal data;
II. to its partners (e.g. subcontractors and contracting parties for the achievement of the Purpose, to i-propeller NV, Shaerpa Fund Management, Oksigen Lab, Oksigen Impactholding or its other affiliated entities); or
III. SI² Fund has a legitimate interest to do so.
6.2 SI² Fund will not sell personal data to third parties.
6.3 Third parties to whom SI² Fund may, or is obliged to, transfer personal data on the basis of the above categories, can be located within or outside the European Union. The personal data may thus be transferred to companies or authorities of non-EU countries. SI² Fund cannot be held responsible regarding such transfer of personal data and cannot be liable for the further processing of the personal data by third parties.
7. Storage period
7.1 SI² Fund stores the personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the Purpose.
8. Your rights
8.1 The Privacy Legislation provides you with a number of rights in relation to your personal data. You have the right, free of charge:
I. to have access to and receive a copy of your personal data;
II. to have your personal data corrected in case errors occur;
III. to have your personal data erased in case:
A. your personal data are no longer necessary to achieve the Purpose;
B. you withdraw your consent and there is no other legal ground for the processing of the personal data;
C. you object to the processing of the personal data and there is no other legal ground for the processing of the personal data;
D. the personal data have been unlawfully processed;
E. there is a legal obligation to erase the personal data;
IV. to have the processing of your personal data restricted;
V. to have your personal data transferred to a third party;
VI. to object against the processing of your personal data, in particular the processing in light of direct marketing purposes;
VII. to withdraw your consent pursuant to which SI² Fund is allowed to process your personal data;
VIII. to lodge a complaint with the Commission for the Protection of Privacy (“Privacy Commission”) if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data breaches the Privacy Legislation.
8.2 In case you want to exercise the above rights, and provided you prove your identity, you can send a written, dated and signed request by ordinary mail to SI² Fund, Jozef II-straat 20, 1000 Brussels, Belgium or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
9.1 SI² Fund commits to take (or have) all reasonable measures (taken) to its best ability to safeguard the protection of the personal data through technical safety measures and an appropriate safety policy for its employees. The personal data are stored by SI² Fund, or, if applicable, by the processor of the personal data. You acknowledge and accept that the transfer and storage of personal data is never without risk and consequently, SI² Fund cannot be held liable for the damages that you may suffer from the unlawful use of your personal data by third parties.
12. Applicable law and competent court
12.1 You agree that all disputes between you and SI² Fund regarding personal data and privacy issues, are exclusively subject to Belgian law, excluding any conflict of law principles.
12.2 Every dispute regarding personal data and privacy issues should be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Dutch speaking courts of Brussels, Belgium, excluding any other court.