This document refers to personal data, which is defined as information concerning any living person (a natural person who hereafter will be called the Data Subject) that is not already in the public domain. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is EU wide and far more extensive than its predecessor the Data Protection Act, along with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), seek to protect and enhance the rights of EU data subjects. These rights cover the safeguarding of personal data, protection against the unlawful processing of personal data and the unrestricted movement of personal data within the EU and its storage within the EEA.

GOLDEN for Impact Foundation (GOLDEN), is pleased to provide the following information:

  1. We are an academia-business-international-organizations network with the aim to support research and education towards sustainable enterprise models.

  2. Personal Data

    • a) For communication purposes we only store your email addresses in the form of mailing lists. This data is always held securely and is not shared with anyone outside the communication team members of GOLDEN who have all signed an integrity and confidentiality agreement.

    • b) GOLDEN’s website uses cookies, which is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. GOLDEN website visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using GOLDEN’s website.

    • c) GOLDEN does not sell or broker your data or use this data to sell products to you.

  3. Consent: Through agreeing to this privacy notice you are consenting to GOLDEN processing your email address for the purposes outlined above. You can withdraw consent at any time by using the unsubscribe button in our newsletters or by email to any time.

  4. Disclosure: GOLDEN will keep your personal information safe and secure, only our communication team will have access to your email address. GOLDEN will not disclose your Personal Information unless compelled to, in order to meet legal obligations, regulations or valid governmental requests.

  5. Retention Policy: GOLDEN will store your email address until you withdraw your subscription to our newsletter or inform us otherwise about the withdrawal your consent for this type of data storage by GOLDEN.

  6. Data storage: All data is held only by GOLDEN. The newsletters are mailed by the services of

  7. Your rights as a data subject: At any point whilst GOLDEN are in possession of, or processing your personal data, all data subjects have the following rights:

    Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.

    Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.

    Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.

    Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply you have a right to restrict the processing.

    Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.

    Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.

    Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right not to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.

    In the event that GOLDEN refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why, which you have the right to legally challenge. At your request GOLDEN can confirm what information it holds about you and how it is processed.

  8. You can request the following information:

    Identity and the contact details of the person or organisation (GOLDEN) that has determined how and why to process your data.

    Contact details of the data protection officer, where applicable.

    The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing.

    If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of GOLDEN and information about these interests.

    The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed.

    Recipient(s) or categories of recipients that the data is/will be disclosed to.

    How long the data will be stored.

    Details of your rights to correct, erasure, restrict or object to such processing.

    Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time.

    How to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (ICO).

    Whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether you are obliged to provide the personal data and the possible consequences of failing to provide such data.

    The source of personal data if it wasn’t collected directly from you.

    Any details and information of automated decision making, such as profiling, and any meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and expected consequences of such processing.

  9. To access what personal data is held, identification will be required GOLDEN will accept the following forms of identification (ID) when information on your personal data is requested: a copy of your driving licence, passport, birth certificate and a utility bill not older than three months. A minimum of one piece of photographic ID listed above and a supporting document is required. If GOLDEN is dissatisfied with the quality, further information may be sought before personal data can be released.

    All requests should be made to or by mail to GOLDEN for Impact Foundation, Seinwachteraat 7, 1019TD Amsterdam.

  10. Complaints: In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by GOLDEN you have the right to complain to us. All complaints should be made to or by mail to GOLDEN for Impact Foundation, Seinwachteraat 7, 1019TD Amsterdam.


This page describes the means of management of this site as concerns the treatment of personal information of the users who consult it. Information on this point is provided, also pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 - Code on the protection of personal information, to those who interact with the Bank's internet services, accessible from the website:
corresponding to the home page of the bank's official website. This document also considers Recommendation 2/2001 which the European Authorities adopted for the protection of personal information to identify the minimum requirements for the on-line collection of personal information.
The information is provided solely for the site and not for any other sites which may be consulted by the user via links.
The Party responsible for the treatment is GOLDEN for Impact Foundation with Registered office in The Netherland Chamber of Commerce Business Register.


Treatment connected to web services of this site are managed by technical personnel of the office in charge of treatment. No information deriving from the web service is communicated or disseminated.
Personal information provided by users who request documentation are used for the sole purpose of providing the service or satisfying the request and are communicated to third parties only if necessary to this end.


Surfing information

ICT systems and software procedures which are responsible for the functioning of this website acquire, as part of their normal exercise and for the sole period of connection, personal information whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.
Such information is not collected to be associated to identified parties, but which for its very nature may, via processing or association with information held by third parties, permit the identification of users.
This category includes the IP addresses or domains of computers used by surfers who access the site, the Uniform Resource Identifier addresses of requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the number code indicating the state of the reply given by the server (ok, error, etc.) and the other parameters relative to the operating system and the user's IT environment.
Such information is used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistics on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning and is immediately cancelled after processing. Such information may be used to ascertain responsibilities should hypothetical IT crimes be committed to damage the site: without prejudice to this use, to date information on web contacts does not persist for over seven days.
Information voluntarily provided by the user
Any facultative, explicit and voluntary e-mail sent to the addresses indicated in this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the address of the sender, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any of other personal information contained in the e-mail.
The use of personal information to send advertising materials or commercial information, to sell products or services by the Company requires the prior consent by the sender who must fill in the specific box.
Specific summaries will be progressively provided or visualised in the site's pages prepared for particular services which may be requested.


No personal information of users is acquired by the site as concerns this point.
Cookies are not used for the transmission of personal information and no so-called persistent cookies of any type nor any other systems to trace users are used.
The use of so-called session cookies (which are not memorised in a persistent way on the user¿s computer and dissolve when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identification information (made up of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to enable the secure and efficient surfing of the site.
So-called session cookies used in this site are an alternative to the use of other ICT techniques which may prejudice the confidentiality of the surfing of users and do not permit the acquisition of the user's personal identification.


Personal information is treated with automated instruments for the sole time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which it has been collected.
Specific security measures are complied with to prevent the loss of information, illicit or unfair uses and unauthorised accesses.


Persons whose personal information is treated have the right at any time to obtain the confirmation of existence or not of personal data and to know its content and origin, verify exactness or request integration, update or correction (art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003).
Pursuant to the same article interested parties have the right to request the cancellation, transformation in anonymous form or blockage of information treated in violation of the law, as well as to oppose, in any case, for legitimate reasons, to its treatment.
Requests must be made to the address or sent to GOLDEN for Impact Foundation - Privacy and Protection, Seinwachteraat 7, 1019TD Amsterdam (The Netherland).
The present document is the "Privacy Policy" of this website and will be subject to further updates.