Privacy Policy

This policy shows our commitment to protect your privacy rights and sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. Contact us for feedback or any privacy enquiries you may have.

Information on Data Controller:

Name: Next Block d.o.o. (hereinafter: Data Controller/Company)

Registered seat: Zagreb, Strojarska cesta 26, Republic of Croatia

Personal identification number (OIB): 42206120241

Registry number(MBS): 081161920

E-mail access: anthony@stakezero.com

Personal data is any piece of information which can identify you, such as your name and surname, PIN etc., but also any piece of information using which you can be identified i.e. your address, e-mail address, IP address of your computer etc.

The Company processes your personal data lawfully, honestly and transparently.

How does the Company use the collected personal data?

This Privacy Policy relates to the personal data which the Company collects on the following persons or in connection with following activities, all of which in the following order:

I Visitors of webpage www.futureofblockchain.co.uk

II Natural persons who apply and/or participate in the Competition (as defined in the “Terms and Conditions”)

III Business Partners

IV Communication via e-mail systems

V The rights of all data subjects


I Visitors of web page www.futureofblockchain.co.uk and Cookie policy

Legal basis for Personal data processing:

Legals basis for the processing of personal data which is collected by using the web page www.futureofblockchain.co.uk (hereinafter: Web page) is the execution of the Contract on the use of the Web page which you conclude by visiting the Web page in connection with the Terms of use of www.futureofblockchain.co.uk.

Scale and categories of personal data processed by the Company:

We do not process more personal data than it is necessary for the use of Web page.

Cookie policy

1. What are „cookies“ and the purpose of Cookie policy  

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device by the web sites you use. They are used to enable web sites functionality, or to enable web sites functionality more efficiently, or to provide Internet services and functionalities to users. The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of the site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission. Purpose of the Cookie Policy is to provide you with the information regarding our use of cookies and storing cookies on your device, and giving you and option to choose whether you wish or not to allow to store cookies on your device.

Types of cookies:

Temporary cookies

Temporary or session cookies are removed from the computer upon closing the web browser. They are used by web places to store temporary data.

Permanent cookies

Permanent or stored cookies stay stored on the computer upon closing the web browser. They are used by web places to store data on the computer for days, months, even years.

First party cookies

First party cookies are placed by the web place you are visiting, and can be temporary or permanent. Using these cookies web places can store data that will be used again upon the next visit to the same web place.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies are places by other web places.

2. Permanent and temporary cookies

Some cookies (First party cookies) are necessary for the functioning of this web site.

Here is which cookies we use and why:

„Pop-up Window“ cookie


The Company uses only permanent cookies that are stored for one year in order to store the information whether the user saw the site pop-up window.

3. Purpose of Personal data processing:

The purpose of processing of personal data is as follows:

(i) Conclusion and execution of the Contract on the use of the Web page;

(ii) Data recorded in the log file during the browsing of the Web page is used in statistical purposes (to collect data on the popularity of the Web page), for discovering errors and examining the safety of the work of the Web page and ultimately to discover and prevent illegal outside attack which violate or endanger the validity of the Web page.

4. Data transfer

In some cases the Company transfers your Personal data to third parties for purposes of processing as follows:

(i) To achieve some of the functionalities, content and services of the Web page, access to your personal data can have our contractual partner responsible for the maintaining of functionality and administration of the Web page. We oblige to ensure that the named partner will process your Personal data in a manner set out in this Privacy policy.

Your personal data can be delivered to companies from other countries in and out of the EU which we hired for the above-named purposes of processing. Relevant countries outside the EU might not be able to secure the same level of data protection as your country, but in those cases, the Company shall secure that personal data is adequately protected by the recipient in those countries.

5. Duration of Personal data processing:

The period of Personal data processing begins by providing Data and lasts until the fulfilment of the contract on the use of the Web page. After that, your personal data will be erased, except in the scope and timeframe needed to fulfil our legal obligations, settling possible claims and/or fulfilling contracts concluded with data processors.

6. Safety and other information:

The Company stores Data in digital form only. All personal data is protected with appropriate first-class protection and only authorized employees of the Company and authorised employees of the persons stated in this Privacy policy to whom the Company has transferred personal data in here stated purposes have access to the Data and perform activities connected with the Data. The Company shall regularly update and enhance the system of data protection and do what is expected in a certain situation in order to prevent unauthorised access to processed Data.


II Natural persons who apply and/or participate in the Competition (as defined in the “Terms and Conditions”)

Legal basis for Personal data processing:

By registering for the Competition, participating or attempting to participate in the Competition (the “Participant”), the Participant is agreeing to the Terms and Conditions and is entering into legally binding agreement with the Company (Data Controller) with respect to the Competition (the “Competition Agreement”).

The Company collects the following Participants data:

  • Personally identifiable data: such as name and surname, citizenship, personal identity number, the photograph/image/video of the Participant taken during the Competition or provided by the Participant;

  • Personal data: such as date and place of birth, gender;

  • Contact information: such as home address, phone/mobile phone number and email address;

  • Education and work experience – such as current/former employer contact data, information about education, work experience and other experiences;  

  • Other Participants data: such as information provided in the Competition Application/Resume of the Participant; all information about the project that the Participant developed (alone or as a member of a team) during/for the Competition (the name of the project, presentations of the project, photos/videos of the project, demo versions of the project etc.)

 

Company collects and processes all above mentioned data for purpose related to the Competition Agreement (herein: Purpose of processing) as follows:

  • Managing and processing your application;

  • Determining whether and/or your project meet the eligibility requirements;

  • Determining whether and/or your project is subject to any entry restrictions;

  • Communication with you and third parties;

  • Communicating the results and/or details of the Competition via social media, press, Internet;

  • Communicating the results and/or details of the Competition to potential partners, investors, participants of the other contest (co)organized by the Company;

  • Responding to and acting in compliance with government regulations and demands;

  • Fulfilment of corporate financial obligations.

Company doesn't collect special categories of candidate data that reveal race or ethnicity, political opinion, religion or philosophical beliefs, union membership, processing of genetic and biometric data, information about health, sexual life and sexual orientation of an individual.

Why does Company have to collect, process and use my Personal data?

Company needs Participants data in order to perform variety of activities in connection to the Application process, Competition Agreement and project evaluation, and also to fulfil legal obligations as part of mentioned processes.

Legal basis for collecting, processing and using Participants Personal data are as follows:

  • To perform activities at the requests of data subject in connection with the Competition Agreement

  • Complying with legal obligations,

  • Legitimate interests of the Company or third party (such as present or potential business partners, affiliates, suppliers, government bodies or courts)

When we rely to legitimate interests while processing your Personal data, we will make balance between legitimate interests that we and/or any relevant third party have and your interest and fundamental rights and freedoms related to protection of your personal dana, all to ensure it is appropriate to rely on legitimate interests and to determine all additional steps we need to make to create adequate balance.

  • Your consent, when applicable.

When legal basis for processing your Personal data is your specific consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any moment which doesn't affect legitimacy of data processed based on your consent before you withdrew it.   

Data transfer:

The Company can transfer your data to third parties for the following purposes of processing:

(i) The Company can forward data or enable access to that data to other companies – business partners or investors of the Company or its affiliates, which can use, forward and process data for the following purposes: to communicate data about the Company and/or the Competition, to monitor and ensure that the handling is in line with relevant policies and procedures and valid acts; and in order to fulfil claims and legal obligations from foreign supervisory bodies and institutions and in other legitimate purposes.

(ii) In order to maintain the Company’s computer hardware and software and to protect such equipment, our contractual partner who maintains such equipment can have access to your data. We oblige to ensure that the named partner will process your personal data in a manner stipulated in this Privacy policy.

(iii) For the purposes of audit and the fulfilment of corporative business obligations, your data can be forwarded to independent external contractual advisors to the Company (i.e. auditors, accounting firms, attorneys). We oblige to ensure that the named partner will process your personal data in a manner stipulated in this Privacy policy.

Your personal data can be delivered to companies from other countries in and out of the EU which we hired for the above-named purposes of processing. Relevant countries outside the EU might not be able to secure the same level of data protection as your country, but in those cases, the Company shall secure that personal data is adequately protected by the recipient in those countries.

For how long does the Company store Personal data?

We will keep Personal data for 6 years after the completion of the Competition on the ground of legitimate interest of the Company, its partners or affiliates, for the purpose of demonstrating the Competition, the data on organisation of the Competition, the data on projects of the Participants and/or the teams and the data on the Participants, especially including the photograph/image/video of the Participants taken during the Competition or provided by the Participant and all information about the project that the Participant developed (alone or as a member of a team) during the Competition (the name of the project, presentations of the project, photos/videos of the project, demo versions of the project etc.). The Company shall transfer such data to its partners/potential partners and to participants of the other competition (co)organized by the Company or its partner or affiliate for purposes of future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media.


Safety and other information:

The Company stores Data in physical and digital form. Data in physical form is kept in business premises of the Company in filing folders which are kept in locked cabinets to which access is allowed only to persons who are authorised by the Company. Data in digital form is protected with appropriate first-class protection and only authorized employees of the Company and authorised employees of the persons stated in this Privacy policy to whom the Company has transferred personal data in here stated purposes have access to the Data and perform activities connected with the Data. The Company shall regularly update and enhance the system of data protection and do what is expected in a certain situation in order to prevent unauthorised access to processed Data.

III Business partners

Legal basis for Personal data processing:

The Company collects personal data of persons authorised to represent partners that are legal entities performing various businesses, as well as personal data of contact persons employed in those legal entities and other persons employed in such legal entities. “Partners of various businesses” represent, for the purpose of this Privacy Policy, various business partners of the Company with whom the Company concludes different contracts for establishing various business relations and/or providing various types of Services to the Company, for instance agency services, banking services, accounting services, technical maintenance services, safety on work advisory services, internet, telephone and mobile services and all other services which the company uses during its regular business. The legal basis for Personal data processing for named persons is the fulfilment of contracts which the Company has concluded with the named partners.

Scope and categories of Personal data processed by the company:

We do not process more data that it is needed for the fulfilment of contracts concluded with Business partners.

For the named purposes the following personal data is processed: name and surname, telephone number, mobile phone number, e-mail address.

Purpose of Personal data processing:

The purpose of data processing is as follows:

(i) concluding and fulfilling of various contracts with Business partners.

Data transfer:

The Company can in certain cases transfer your data to third parties for the following purposes of processing:

(i) The Company can forward data or enable access to that data to other companies – business partners or investors of the Company, which can use, forward and process data for the following purposes: to communicate data about the Company, to monitor and ensure that the handling is in line with relevant policies and procedures and valid acts; and in order to fulfil claims and legal obligations from foreign supervisory bodies and institutions and in other legitimate purposes.

(ii) In order to maintain the Company’s computer hardware and software and to protect such equipment, our contractual partner who maintains such equipment can have access to your data. We oblige to ensure that the named partner will process your personal data in a manner stipulated in this Privacy policy.

(iii) For the purposes of audit and the fulfilment of corporative business obligations, your data can be forwarded to independent external contractual advisors to the Company (i.e. auditors, accounting firms, attorneys). We oblige to ensure that the named partner will process your personal data in a manner stipulated in this Privacy policy.

Your personal data can be delivered to companies from other countries in and out of the EU which we hired for the above-named purposes of processing. Relevant countries outside the EU might not be able to secure the same level of data protection as your country, but in those cases, the Company shall secure that personal data is adequately protected by the recipient in those countries.

Duration of Personal data processing:

The timeframe for data processing begins by giving Data and last until the fulfilment of the service contract with business partners, and even after the end of the contract but no longer that 11 years pursuant to the Act on accounting, unless longer is needed due to protection and defending of legal claims of the Company.

Safety and other information:

The Company stores Data in physical and digital form. Data in physical form is kept is business premises of the Company in filing folders which are kept in locked cabinets to which access is allowed only to persons who sre authorised by the Company. Data in digital form is protected with appropriate first-class protection and only authorized employees of the Company and authorised employees of the persons stated in this Privacy policy to whom the Company has transferred personal data in here stated purposes have access to the Data and perform activities connected with the Data. The Company shall regularly update and enhance the system of data protection and do what is expected in a certain situation in order to prevent unauthorised access to processed Data.

IV Communication via e-mail system

Legal basis for Personal data processing

The Company may process data of persons authorised to represent and staff (employees) of its business partners and/or potential business partners which are collected via e-mail in the purpose of enabling the communication of the Company with its business partners with the goal of concluding business contracts or enabling business cooperation, and that processing is based on legitimate interests of the Company.

Scope and categories of Personal data processed by the company:

We do not process more personal data than it is necessary for legitimate interests of communication with business partners and potential business partners and the fulfilment of contracts concluded with business partners.

For the named purposes the following personal data is processed: e-mail address of sender and recipient, name and surname, business address, telephone number.

Purpose of Personal data processing:

The purpose of Personal data processing is as follows:

(i) granting requests form senders of e-mails and other communication with sender of e-mail.

Data transfer:

The Company transfers your data to third parties for the following purposes of processing:

(i) In order to maintain the Company’s computer hardware and software and to protect such equipment, our contractual partner who maintains such equipment can have access to your data. We oblige to ensure that the named partner will process your personal data in a manner stipulated in this Privacy policy.

(ii) In order to provide a comprehensive service, on your request we can forward your data to various business partners of the company which provide various types of services, for instance service connected with safety at work, food preparation, delivery of food and drinks etc., all of which so you could provide the named persons with services and so that they could provide you with a service.

Your personal data can be delivered to companies from other countries in and out of the EU which we hired for the above-named purposes of processing. Relevant countries outside the EU might not be able to secure the same level of data protection as your country, but in those cases, the Company shall secure that personal data is adequately protected by the recipient in those countries.

Duration of Personal data processing:

Data is kept during the duration of the business cooperation or until potential for cooperation exists, or until the deletion of e-mails from individual employee od the Company who had received the e-mail, or during the employment of an individual employee of the Company who had received the e-mail as legitimate interest of the Company.

Safety and other information:

The Company stores Data in digital form only. All personal data is protected with appropriate first-class protection and only authorized employees of the Company and authorised employees of the persons stated in this Privacy policy to whom the Company has transferred personal data in here stated purposes have access to the Data and perform activities connected with the Data. The Company shall regularly update and enhance the system of data protection and do what is expected in a certain situation in order to prevent unauthorised access to processed Data.

V The rights of data subjects

(i) RIGHT TO ACCESS

You can request information regarding the processing of your Personal data at any time, and that in writing to the address of the Data Controller or electronically via e-mail: anthony@stakezero.com.

(ii) RIGHT TO RECTIFICATION

You can request of the Data Controller to correct or change your personal data at any time, and that in writing to the address of the Data Controller or electronically via e-mail: anthony@stakezero.com.

(iii) RIGHT TO ERASURE ('RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN')

You can request of the Data Controller to erase your Personal data if conditions are fulfilled, and that in writing to the address of the Data Controller or electronically via e-mail: anthony@stakezero.com.

(iv) RIGHT TO LIMIT PROCESSING

You can request of the Data Controller to restrict the processing of your Personal data at any time, and that in writing to the address of the Data Controller or electronically via e-mail: anthony@stakezero.com.

In that case, the Data controller shall set a restriction if following conditions are fulfilled:

  • the Data Subject disputes the correctness of personal data, in which case the processing shall be limited to the duration by which the data controller is enable to check the correctness of data;

  • the processing is illegal and the data subject objects to erasure of personal data and instead of that requests that its use is limited;

  • the data controller is no longer in need of the personal data for the purposes of processing, but the data subject is requesting such data for the setting, achieving or defending from a legal claim;

  • the data subject has objected and is expecting a confirmation if legitimate reasons of the data controller surpass the reasons of the data subject.

(v) RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY

You can at any time, and that in writing to the address of the Data Controller or electronically via e-mail: anthony@stakezero.com, request of the data controller to give to you personal data you have provided the data controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and you have the right to transfer that data to another data controller without interference from the Data controller.

(vi) RIGHT TO OBJECT

You can at any time, and that in writing to the address of the Data Controller or electronically via e-mail: anthony@stakezero.com, file an appeal pursuant to Articles 22 and 22 of the GDPR.

(vii) RIGHT TO LODGE A COMPLAINT TO SUPERVISORY BODIES

If you believe da by processing your data relevant laws are broken, you can directly contact the competent institution for the protection of personal data (Croatian Personal Dana Protection Agency, 10000 Zagreb, Martićeva ulica 14, tel: 00385 1 4609000, fax: 00 385 1 4609099, e-mail azop@azop.hr) in order to obtain your rights.

(viii) WITHDRAWING CONSENT

When the legal basis for the processing of your data is you specifically given consent, you can at any time withdraw your consent, and that in writing to the address of the Data Controller or electronically via e-mail: anthony@stakezero.com.

Data protection officer

For all questions regarding the processing and protection of your personal data you can contact our data protection officer via e-mail: anthony@stakezero.co.