Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

This policy was last updated on May 24, 2018.


For purposes of this Privacy Policy, references to “we,” “our,” and “us” mean Brightlands Innovation Factory. This Privacy Policy explains how and why we collect, use, and disclose information about you collected by personal contact with you.

We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will not, however, retroactively change how we share your personal information without your consent. We will provide notice of any material changes through e-mail or by other means as we deem appropriate before they take effect. Please check back periodically for any changes we may make to the Privacy Policy.

Personal Information We Collect

When you interact with us, we may collect personal information, such as:

Email address
Phone number
Linkedin URL

We may also collect general information such as remarks, how you got in touch with us and other non-personal-data information to improve our contact with you regarding the developments at Brightlands Innovation Factory.

How We Collect Information

We may collect information:
Directly from you when you provide it, including by filling out forms, by contact through one of our employees, by registering for an event or contacting us through our “Contact Us” form.

How We Use Information

We may use your information to:

Provide the information you've requested or agreed to receive.
Enable you to participate in in events we organize or support.
Process your registration for our newsletter or for one of our events.
Respond to your questions or other requests.
Send you emails to inform you about new developments.
For other purposes with your consent.

How We Share Information

For purposes of information you, we will make use of emails and if necessary a personal phone call to make sure you receive the information.


Personal information collected is exclusively stored in our CRM system ZOHO.

Other Information

Lawful Bases. We collect and process your personal information only when we have a lawful basis to do so. Lawful bases include your consent, the fulfillment of our contractual rights or obligations, complying with applicable law, and the legitimate interests of Brightlands Innovation Factory. Examples of a legitimate interest include (i) analyzing user data to maintain and improve the programs and events of Brightlands Innovation Factory for all users; and (ii) providing you with up-to- date information about new programs and events. You may withdraw your consent or object to a legitimate interest at any time by contacting us at the information you find on our website.

Your Choices and Our Contact Information

If you choose not to provide personal information, you may be unable to receive any information regarding Brightlands Innovation Factory, our programs, our start-ups and our events.

Opting Out. We only send promotional and marketing communications with your consent. If you no longer wish to receive these or other communications from Brightlands Innovation Factory, send us an email at “”. You can stop receiving newsletter email communications from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe link” provided in such communications.

Improper Collection and Misuse of Personal Information. Please report any improper collection or misuse of personal information provided to “”. Depending on the law where you live, you may also have the right to file a complaint with your local data protection authority.

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