The leon-nanodrugs GmbH entities (collectively “LEON”) collect personal data about investors, portfolio companies, contract partner, business and network contacts (collectively “Contacts”). LEON uses personal data in compliance with the provisions under the German Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (“BDSG”) and the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), as amended from time to time (collectively “Regulation”). This Data Protection Policy (“Policy”) explains how we use our Contact’s personal data.
What personal data do we collect?
“Personal Data” is any information relating to our
Contacts or that we can otherwise link to them. The Personal Data we collect
include the Contact’s name, postal address, e-mail address, phone and fax
number, company name, company structure, job title, job function and business
affiliations. In case of contractual agreements, the list of data points can be
expanded on a case by case basis.
How do we collect personal data?
We collect personal data that our Contacts
voluntarily provide to us, for example when
enter into a contractual agreement with us
communicate with us via e-mail or through post
contact us via our website
exchange business cards with us
are given their information by other contacts in our corporate network
communicate with us in other ways
cases, our Contact’s Personal Data have been supplemented by information
retrieved from other sources, including searches via the internet (websites,
social media, etc.) or sector-specific newsletters.
How do we use Personal data?
We use the Personal Data we collect to fulfil
contractual or regulatory obligations, for communication purposes and to
maintain and expand our network, including:
send our contacts updates and other information about LEON;
send our contacts invitations to events, call, and meetings;
maintain our list of contacts
not make any Personal Data available to any third party, except to service
providers in a contractual relationship with LEON, or in cases where we are
obliged to by the regulatory bodies.
Why do we process personal data and on what legal basis?
As set out above, we process our Contact’s Personal
Data to fulfil our contractual and regulatory duties and for communication and
networking purposes. We rely on our legitimate interests in maintaining
business relationships and communicating with our Contacts as a business
contact, about the LEON activities and events. We consider that our legitimate interests
are in compliance with the Regulation and the Contact’s legal rights and
Where is personal data stored?
LEON operates entities in Germany and US and all of
the Personal Data is processed in Europe.
How long do we keep personal data?
Personal Data will be saved for the specified
purposes mentioned above for as long as our Contacts are a business contact to
us or if we are obliged to by the regulator, (whichever period is longer). Our
Contacts can opt-out at any time, if they no longer wish to receive
communication from LEON or if they want LEON to delete their data. Should any
of our Contacts have a request of the above nature, he should please contact us
Use of Google Maps
Our website uses Google Inc.’s feature for the
embedding of Google Maps (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043,
USA; “Google”).This feature visually represents geographical information and
interactive maps. Google also collects, processes and uses data on visitors to
the website when they call up pages with embedded Google maps. Further
information on the data collected and used by Google, your rights and privacy
https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. You also have the option of changing
your settings in the data protection centre, allowing you to administer and
protect the data processed by Google. Your data may also be transmitted to the
USA. Transmission of data to the USA is covered by an adequacy decision by the
European Commission. You have the right to veto this processing of your
personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR by contacting us, for reasons
relating to your personal situation. For this purpose you must turn off the
doing this may prevent you from using all of the website’s functions, for
example the interactive map display, in full.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics
service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain
View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These
are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of
the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about
your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA
and stored there.
Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6
(1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user
behaviour to optimize both its website and its advertising.
LEON has implemented appropriate technical and
organizational security measures to help protect our Contact’s Personal Data
against loss and to safeguard against access by unauthorized persons.
Each of our Contacts has the right to know what
Personal Data we process about him and may request a copy. He is also entitled
to have incorrect Personal Data about him corrected and he may in some cases
ask us to delete his Personal Data. He can also object to certain Personal Data
about him being processed and request that processing of his Personal Data be
limited. Please note that the limitation or deletion of Personal Data may not
be possible if that would cause LEON to violate contractual or regulatory
obligations. Please also note that the limitation or deletion of Personal Data
may mean we will be unable to provide the communications described above. Each
Contact also has the right to receive his Personal Data in a machine-readable
format and has the data transferred to another party responsible for data
processing. If any of our contacts disagree with how we process his Personal
Data, he is also entitled to report this to the Bavarian Data Protection
Authority (BayLDA) and/or to the competent supervisory authorities in the EU.
How to contact us
If you have any questions about how we process Personal Data, please feel free to contact us email@example.com