Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Policy about?

The details provided in this Privacy Policy shall provide you with information aboutwhen and how we collect personal data relating to you during your applicationprocess to our VCLeaders Program and how we use such data. We inform youabout the kind of personal data, the scope of personal data, and the purposesthat suchcollection and use of personal data is performed for.

What is personal data?

Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable naturalperson. A person is identifiable, if the person can be identified, directly or indirectly,in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factorsspecific to his physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.This may include data such as e.g. name, email address, telephone number andmailing address.

What is the legal basis for processing your data?

We process your data in the context of our service because such processing isnecessary (i) to determine if, pursuant to your request, we can provide our servicetoyou, or (ii) to actually perform the services and provide them to you. If you arenot an actual user of the service anymore and we process your personal data formarketing purposes, our processing activities are based on VCL’s legitimate interestconsistingin pursuing the development of its business. If you haven’t yet subscribedto our services but have provided your personal data to receive marketing orany other communications from VCL, we process your data on the basis of yourconsent.

What kind of personal data does VCL collect?

For the provision of our services, especially for the purpose of the application tothe VCLeaders Program, we collect from you and process your identification data,data relating to your professional and personal life. In addition, for this purposeyour data is being saved to a database of our hosting service provider and/or Google Drive. Google ensures the protection of your data in comp

How does VCL use my personal data?

VCL uses the data for the following purposes:

  • Reviewing your application to the VCLeaders Program.
  • Communicating to the partners of the VCLeaders Program in case you havebeen selected to participate in the VCLeaders Program.
  • Enabling you to participate in our services.
  • To inform you about our service, changes to our service, or about similarservices that we provide.
  • For statistical use, under anonymized form.

Who are the recipients of my personal data?

Your data may only be communicated to the authorized personnel of VCL and tothose of the users of Our services and Our partners to which you have acceptedthat we communicate your data.

For how long does VCL retain my data?

VCL retains your data for the duration of your participation in the VCLeadersProgram and for a maximum period of 3 years thereafter.If you have not yet applied to our VCLeaders Program or subscribed to any otherof Our services but have consented to receiving marketing communications fromUs, We will process your data until you withdraw such consent.

Does VCL save my data in case of me making a request?

In case you direct an inquiry to VCL, We save the communication history with youas well as information and data submitted in the course of this communication ( address), in order to optimally answer your request and any further followups.

Is my data secure?

The data about you is being protected with all reasonable efforts. However, wehave to point out that the Internet does not allow for absolute data securitydespite all technical measures. We are not liable for actions of third parties.

What are my rights in relation to VCL?

You have, upon such request, the right to cost-free information about the personaldata stored in regard to your person. Furthermore, you have a right subject to thestatutory provisions to have such personal data corrected, blocked, and deleted.You also have the right to restriction of processing concerning such data, as wellas, if you are an actual user of the service or have consented to the processing ofyour data to receive marketing communications, the right to data portability. Whenyou have given your consent for the processing of your personal data, you canwithdraw your consent at any time. You also have the right to lodge a complaintwith a supervisory authority.

Third-Party Websites

Our service may contain links or references to other websites outside of ourcontrol. Please be aware that this policy does not apply to these websites. Weencourage you to read the privacy statements and terms and conditions oflinked or referenced websites you enter. These third-party websites may sendtheir own cookies and othertracking devices to you, log your IP address, andotherwise collect data or solicit personal data. WE DO NOT CONTROL AND ARENOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT THIRD PARTIES DO IN CONNECTION WITH THEIRWEBSITES, OR HOW THEY HANDLE YOUR PERSONAL DATA. PLEASE EXERCISECAUTION AND CONSULT THE PRIVACY POLICIES POSTED ON EACH THIRD-PARTYWEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

Children Under the Age of 16

Our service is not intended for children under 16 years of age, and we do notknowingly collect or use any personal data from children under the age of 16. Noone under the age of 16 may provide any information to or on the Service. If welearn that we have collected or received personal data from a child under the ageof 16, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any informationfrom or about a child under the age of 16, please contact us at

Revisions to VCL’s Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. Any changes we makewill be posted on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat yourpersonal data, we will notify you through a notice on the service. The date thispolicy was last revised is identified at the bottom of the page. You are responsibleperiodically monitoring and reviewing any updates to this policy. Your continueduse of our Service after such amendments will be deemed your acknowledgementof these changes to this policy.

How do I contact VCL regarding data privacy aspects?

If you have any requests, questions, or suggestions related to data privacy, pleasedirect your request to We look forward to hearing from you.