Privacy statement and disclaimer

The goal of this website is to provide information about Energy Challenges and its services. The information, as can be found on this website, is solely meant for general information purposes. By approaching this website and/or using the information offered, you agree with this disclaimer. Information can also be found on how Energy Challenges handles the processing of personal information. We want to emphasize that we handle personal information with utmost care.

Energy Challenges, adress: Nijenborgh 6, 9747 AG Groningen.

General

Although we take utmost care in collecting and maintaining the information provided on the website, Energy Challenges cannot guarantee that this information is complete, up-to-date and/or accurate. Energy Challenges does not take accountability for possible damages arising from using, trusting or acting based upon the on this website provided information.

This website and its contents are protected under copyright law and other intellectual property laws. Except for personal and non-commercial use, nothing of this website or its contents can be multiplied, saved in electroninic databases or made publicly in any way, be it electronic, mechanical, by photo copies, tapes or any other possible way without up-front permission from Energy Challenges.

Links

This website contains numeral external links. Energy Challenges can however, not be held responsible for: the content of these third party web pages, the privacy protection of these websites, the possible services offered on these websites, or for damages and losses that occur from using these external links.

Privacy

Energy Challenges respects the privacy of the visitor and will see that the communication and data exchange with the visitors of this website happens as safe as possible. Energy Challenges processes personal information in the context of its services in accordance with the General regulation information protection (AVG). Energy Challenges is responsible for the processing of personal data, this data, via the website are: First- and last name, e-mail adress. This way, it is possible to reach out using the contact form. Besides, Energy Challenges manages information of participating schools, foundations, partners and persons-of-contact: school name, adress, website, telephone number. Children’s names are not known at Energy Challenges, unless a personal certificate for participation to Energy Challenges is provided.

Energy Challenges processes your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Sending our news letter
  • E-mailing you, if necessary, to carry out our services
  • Informing you about changes of our services and products
  • Answering your questions using the contact form

Our website and/or service does not have the intention to collect data of website visitors under the age of 16. Unless they have permission of parents or care taker. We can however, not check if a visitor is older than 16. We advice parents to be involved with the online activities of their children, to prevent the collection of information of children without parental agreement. If you are convinced that we have collected personal information of a minor with parental agreement, contact us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will delete this information.

Energy Challenges stores your personal data not longer than necessary to realise the goals for which the data was collected. We use the following storing time-periods for the following categories of personal information: NAW-data participants: as long as the participation > NAW-data partners: as long as the cooperation runs. Energy Challenges solely provides information to third parties and only when this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with you, or to satisfy lawful obligations. Currently, Energy Challenges uses the systems: Dropbox, Trello, Whatsapp, Laposta, Google Analystys and Antagonist. In all of these systems personal data can be stored/consulted. Energy Challenges does what it can to design these systems AVG-proof.

Changing- or deleting data
You have the right to access, correct or delete your personal information. This also applies to images used on our website, in our news letter or other promotional materials. You also have the right to retract your permission of procesing your personal information or object the processing of your personal information by Energy Challenges and you have the right to data transferability. This means that you can request us to send an electronic file of your personal information to an organization of your request. You can request access, corrections, deletion, data transferability of your personal information or request of permission/ objection of the process of your personal information by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To be sure that the request of access is done by you, we ask a copy of your identity card or passport to be sent along with the request. Blacken your photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the stroke of numbers on the bottom of the passport), passport number and Citizenship number (BSN) in this copy. This is to protect your pricavy. We respond as soon as possible, within four weaks, to your request. Energy Challenges wants to point out that you also have to possibility to submit a complaint to the national overerseeer, the Authority on Personal information. That’s possible via this link.

Energy Challenges takes the protection of your information very serious and takes fitting measures to prevent the mis-use, loss, unauthorized access, unwished publication and illicit changing of your information. If you are under the impression that your data is not well protected or if there any signs of mis-use, please contact our customer service via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Energy Challenges has taken the following measures to protect your personal information:

  • Security software, like a virus scanner and a firewall
  • TLS (previously SSL) We send your data via a secured internet connection. This is shown in the adress bar by ‘https’ and the padlock in the adress bar

Cookies

Energy Challenges uses cookies when offering electronic services. A cookie is a simple small file which your browser stores on your computer when visiting a page of the website. We use cookies to save your settings and preferences. You can disable these cookies in your brower, see Elaboration by the Consumers union for more information.

Google Analytics

The American firm Google places cookies via our website, as part of the “Analytics” –service. Energy Challenges uses this service to keep track of- and obtain reports on how visitors use the website. Google can provide this information to third parties if Google has the legal obligation to do so, or if third parties process the information in Google’s name. Energy Challenges cannot influence this process.

Questions?

Any questions on what you read above? Feel free to ask them via the Contactpage.