PRIVACY POLICY 

1. INTRODUCTION  

1.1 This is the Privacy Policy of Venuse. Venuse (“Venuse”, “we”, “us”) is an online platform which owns and operates the website https://venuse.co.uk/ (the “Site”). It allows users (the “Customers”, “Venusers”) to meet and work with other like-minded people in alternative workplaces (the “Space”) provided by bars, cafes, hotels, restaurants and shops (the “Business”), and offered by a direct contact from the Business (the “Provider”) (collectively the "Service").  

 

1.2 We are committed to protect your privacy online and appreciate you do not want your personal information distributed indiscriminately. Hereby we explain how we collect your information, what we do with it as well as your rights as a user of the Site.  

  

2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT  

2.1 The personal information that we collect and how we use that information depends on your relationship with to and the requirements of applicable law described below.  

2.2 We may collect and process information:  

  • that you provide to us directly;  

  • that your employer provides to us; 

  • that we obtain from other web sources.  

2.3 You are under no obligation to provide such information. However, if you choose to withhold the information requested, we may not be able to provide certain Services to you.  

2.4 Information we collect about you:  

  • Customer and Business Information requested from the Site, for example, your name, your role or your company name;  

  • Verification information, including photo identification;  

  • Intellectual Property, including trademarks, logos, and other intellectual property owned by you;  

  • We also collect and store communications, such as email or SMS which you send or receive using the Services.  

2.5 Information collected from sources other than you:   

  • Social Media, like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter;  

  • Public Forums;  

  • Third-Party Sources, such as your company;  

  • Squarespace.  

  

3.  HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION  

We use your personal information in order to:  

  • provide you with our Services;  

  • contact you about our Services, promotions, and other marketing communications;  

  • comply with our legal obligations;  

  • we use your personal information on the basis of our legitimate interests or your consent — and where permitted by applicable law, you have the right to object to our use of your personal information.  

  

4.  SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION  

We disclose your Personal Information in our community, our providers and advertisers, and other users, to provide our Services and to improve our community. When required by applicable law, we will only share your personal information with third parties with your consent.  

  • Our Services include online/offline member communities, public forums and networks.  

  • We rely on third-party service providers to perform a variety of services on our behalf, and we take the necessary procedures to ensure they act only in accordance with our instructions, or to use personal information as described in this privacy policy.  

  • Other Parties – when Required by law and as a need to provide and protect our Service –to provide the Service that you, your company or your organization require, or to auditors or consultants so to prevent or detect a fraud and/or other illegal actions.  

  • Surveys, contests and research, if you choose to respond, or participate in them.  

  

5 . YOUR RIGHTS  

5.1 We value your data rights. In accordance with applicable law and GDPR, you may have the right to:  

  • decide whether we store, use or share your personal information;   

  • request a copy of your personal information by email;   

  • request our processing activities (“right to be informed”);  

  • delete your personal data if Venuse is no longer required to retain it, for the purposes for which it was received or used ("the right to be forgotten")  

  • In some circumstances, you may receive or request that your personal data be transferred to a third party in a readable format (“data portability”)  

  • You can withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Data at any time and prevent Venuse’s personal data from being used for direct marketing (“the right to object”);  

  • Data Subjects may object to decisions on our part based solely on Automated Processing of your Personal Data, Venuse makes no decision on that basis.  

  •  Automated Processing of your Personal Data, Venuse makes no decision on that basis.  

   

6.  RETENTION  

6.1 We will keep the maintenance of your personal data in line with our retention policy, in order to safely eliminate any relevant information. We will retain your information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil any of the purposes of the External Services.  

  

7.  EXTERNAL LINKS  

7.1. We are not responsible for the privacy policy or the content of such links.  

  

8.  SECURITY  

8.1 The security of your personal Information provided to Venuse is highly important to us. However, all submissions are at your own risk, since we cannot guarantee the security of the information you submit through our Site, while it is in transit.  

  

9. CONTACT  

9.1 Please, submit any further question to our email : info@venuse.co.uk  

 

COOKIE POLICY   

1. INTRODUCTION  

1.2 Cookie Policy (“Policy”) explains how we use cookies and similar technologies such as local storage within our Site to provide and optimise our Services. You can control which cookies you get and which you keep on your device through your browser settings. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it refuses our cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our website. However, if you do not accept cookies you may not be able to take advantage of many of the special features of the Services.  

 

1.3 All of the major browsers offer tips and guidance for managing the cookies available on your browser. There are also lots of different third-party browser plug ins and extensions available which you can download to make it easier to see and control your cookies.  

 

1.4 Some of these cookies may lead to us to collect your personal information. You can learn more about how we use that personal information in our Privacy Policy.  

  

2. WHY WE USE COOKIES  

2.1 Our website uses these technologies for the following purposes:  

  • Administering and improving our Services, including helping us measure and research the effectiveness of our content, features, advertisements, and other communications.  

  • Collect statistical information about how you use the Site  

  • Helping us and third parties provide you with relevant content and advertising by collecting information about your use of our Services and other websites.  

 

2.2 You can find out more about internet advertising by visiting the website:   www.allaboutcookies.org 

  

Last update: 26th/Feb/2019