Privacy Policy

At Grenoble Partners, we recognize the importance of user privacy and we take it very seriously. To the best of our capacity, we are committed to protecting your privacy and personal information that you provide, as per this Privacy Policy statement.

Introduction

Last Updated: May 2019

Grenoble Partners and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “Grenoble Partners”, “us”, “we”, “our”) are committed, to the best of our capacity, to protect user privacy and personal data (that is information we collect capable of identifying you as an individual person or user). This Privacy Policy applies to the website(s) and applications (together, the “Sites”) managed by Grenoble Partners who act as data controllers with respect to personal data you share with us as you access or use materials on our Sites. This Privacy policy describes how we handle your personal information on our Sites.

Grenoble Partners reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We therefore encourage you to review the Privacy Policy each time you return to our Sites.

This Site may contain links to external sites which are not governed by this Privacy Policy. Grenoble Partners does not take any responsibility for privacy practices of any third-party sites.

Please see our Site Terms of Use for more information about our general online terms and policies.

Your Acceptance of this Privacy Policy Statement

By continuing to access or use materials on our Sites, you explicitly consent to be bound by this Privacy Policy Statement and other terms and conditions in our Terms of Use Policy

Information We Collect

Grenoble Partners might collect personal data across different areas on our Sites, such as when you apply for jobs, subscribe for our email newsletter, request copies of our publications, sign-up for our conferences and/or events, access our alumni portal, participate in our public forums or surveys, or seek additional information through our contact us links.

Collected personal data might include your name, contact details and email addresses, demographic information, title, occupation or background, industry, associated company or organization, region or country, topics of interest or any other information you choose to share with us.

Grenoble Partners also uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to manage our Sites and collect analytics about users’ experiences. We may automatically collect data related to devices you choose to use and how you access or browse our Sites. This may include types of systems and browsers you use, devices identifiers and IP addresses, browsing information collected and the like.  Please refer to our Cookie and Similar Tracking Technologies section for more details with regards to used tracking technologies.

Grenoble Partners has no responsibility for any action or policies of any third parties who may collect any personal information users may disclose on any public area on our Sites or social media pages.

Use of Information

Grenoble Partners uses your personal data to process and respond to your requests, send you customized marketing communications and newsletters, process your job applications and/or tailor your user experience on our Sites.

Grenoble Partners also uses aggregate information and analytics to analyze our Sites’ performance, functioning, reach and relevance to you and other users, and to enhance our understanding and generate insights on how we can improve our services, offerings, marketing materials and the like.

We may also use your personal data to enforce our Terms of Use and /or comply with all laws and reporting obligations, as applicable in different regions.

Sharing of Information

Grenoble Partners does not share or sell users’ personal data with any third party for their marketing or own use. From time to time, however, we may need to disclose users’ personal information to external parties who perform services on our behalf (i.e. external service providers) and need to access the information in connection with those services, and that is for our internal purposes solely as described in this Privacy Policy. 

As third-party vendors may be located in different countries and subject to varying laws and regulations and levels or protection of personal information, we make every effort to make sure that information sharing has an adequate level of protection as required to protect information in that country.  

Moreover, by continuing to access or use materials on our Sites from different countries that may or may not have same laws and regulations or same levels of information protection or in place, you also explicitly consent to international sharing and hosting of your personal information to those countries.

Retention of Information

Grenoble Partners will keep your personal data for as long as needed to respond to your request or for internal reporting and analyses. If you applied for a job at Grenoble Partners, we will keep your personal data for up to ten years.

Marketing Communications

If you wish to stop receiving further communications from us in any way, you have the ability to unsubscribe from our communications through a link provided to you in our e-mails.  Your can also submit an unsubscribe request through any of our Sites contact us links.

Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies

Grenoble Partners uses cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information on how you use our Sites, to monitor users’ experiences, and evaluate our communications performance and functionality. Cookies are stored on your devices to monitor your website activity and related communications services. They allow us to differentiate you from other users and attribute your website activity, preferences and interests to your personal user identity. We use cookies to customize and manage content on our Sites, process requests that you might have, improve user experience and effectiveness of content we provide and /or other internal research purposes.

Grenoble Partners uses “First-Party Cookies” (that is owned by us) as well as “Third-Party Cookies” that third-parties, who we contracted to perform services on our behalf, may place on your devices to measure and improve effectiveness of their services to us.

In broad terms, we use different types of cookies for different purposes: “Persistent Cookies” to improve user experience and save user preferences throughout the visit, “Session Cookies” to track user usage and are deleted when user browser is closed, “Web Analytics Cookies” which include third party analytics cookies and are used evaluate how our Sites are being used, and “Web Beacons” to compile information about user usage and interaction with our Sites and/ or emails.

By continuing to access or use materials on our Sites, you explicitly agree that we can store and use cookies and similar tracking technologies on your devices. At any time, you are able to withdraw your consent by deleting or erasing or blocking cookies from your devices through your browsers’ preferences. This may or may not have an impact on our Sites functionality and how it is tailored for your experience.

Any personal data that is collected through our cookies or other tracking technologies will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the above purposes and which will not exceed one year, at any poin in time.

Security of User Personal Data

Grenoble Partners has implemented adequate operational and technological security processes and systems to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration and/or destruction. Only authorized users have access to your personal data and access is at any point limited to use for Grenoble Partners’ need or purposes. Any internal or third-party user or service provider who have access to your personal data are bound to treat this information with extreme confidentiality.

While we take every effort to make sure we protect user personal data, to the best of our capacity, we cannot guarantee, however that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data and we cannot be responsible for any action(s) or loss(es) resulting from a such a breach.

Links to Other Websites

Our Sites may include links to third-party websites which may not be owned or managed by us. Such links do not imply our endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation for use. Grenoble Partners cannot control or alter their privacy terms, content, or protection practices of user data. We therefore cannot be responsible or held liable for any loss or damage that may arise as a result of visiting these websites.

Compliance with the Laws

Grenoble Partners protects all user personal data and information within its legal capacity. We respect and comply with applicable privacy laws and regulations in use. If presented with a legal order, as applicable by laws in a country or jurisdiction, we may need to disclose user information and data to appropriate legal authorities as required.

Access Rights

Depending on the applicable law in your country and /or region, you have the right to request access to your personal information that we have collected and request to review, modify, correct, or delete it from our databases and third-party service providers. If you wish to make such a request, please use the contact us links on our Sites and submit your request along with all details and we will aim to respond within a reasonable period, while abiding with the applicable laws and regulations.

We reserve the right to charge an appropriate fee for managing your request, if allowed by applicable law, and/or deny your request if we have valid reasons and the legal capacity to do so.

At any time, you also always have the right to submit a complaint to the relevant supervising authority.

Children

Our Sites are not designed or directed for children 13 years old or younger. We do not intentionally collect or maintain personal data about anyone below this age.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or how we handle your personal data, please contact us through any of the contact us links on our Sites and we will aim to respond back within a reasonable period.