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The ownership of this website belongs to Startupxplore PSFP SL, a participatory financing service platform authorized and supervised by the CNMV, a platform that allows online investment in technology-based startups with the rigor and solidity of a Venture Capital; we reinvent the Business Angel figure and simplify the process for investors and startups (hereinafter collectively and indistinctly referred to as "Startupxplore", "we", "our" or "us").

We consider the privacy of individuals, whether investors or entrepreneurs, as well as visitors to our website https://startupxplore.com and any other domains owned by Startupxplore related to this website (hereinafter, the "Platform"), as well as any other affected parties who provide us with information through the same, whose data is processed by Startupxplore as part of the provision of services (hereinafter collectively, "you" or the "user" and in the plural form, "you" or the "users"). In this regard, Startupxplore is committed to processing your data in accordance with the applicable personal data protection regulations. Specifically, Startupxplore will comply with the premises established in REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (hereinafter, the "GDPR") and any other applicable related regulations in force at any given time.

Based on this, Startupxplore informs about its Privacy Policy, in order to make users aware of the processing of their data, as well as the fundamental principles of personal data protection that it applies.

In connection with the above, we urge all users to carefully read this Privacy Policy in order to be informed about the rules and practices we have developed to protect personal data and to better understand our relationships with third parties who may have access to such data.

In any case, the user is solely responsible for the information provided on the Platform and if in the future Startupxplore wishes to use it for purposes other than those referred to, we will inform you of these new purposes and request your consent, if necessary.

The user guarantees that the information provided to Startupxplore is truthful and updated and undertakes to communicate any change of circumstances that may affect their condition. Likewise, the user guarantees that they have the relevant authorization to communicate third-party information and that they have informed them about the processing of personal data by Startupxplore for the purposes related to our services.

1.- Who is responsible for the processing?

Contact details of the data controller: Startupxplore PSFP, S.L., with registered office in Valencia (46002), Calle Baldoví, number 2, office 11-D, provided with N.I.F. number B98877483 and email address legal@startupxplore.com.

2.- What are the data protection rights of users?

Users can request the following rights:

If you have given consent for a specific purpose, you may withdraw it at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent prior to its withdrawal.

In any case, when the user exercises their right to delete, all personal data linked to their account, as well as the information and content that are integrated into their profile will be deleted. Likewise, if the user exercises the right to delete the data necessary for Startupxplore to provide the Platform's services, Startupxplore will be forced to terminate its relationship with the user, proceeding to unsubscribe them, without the right to any claim by the user.

To exercise their rights, users must send a written communication to the registered office of Startupxplore or to the email address indicated in section 1 of this Privacy Policy, including in both cases a photocopy of their ID card or other equivalent identification document.

3.- How can you file a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency?

You can use the models and forms on the rights referred to in the previous point by going to the official website of the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

Complaint to the Supervisory Authority: If you consider that Startupxplore is processing your personal data inappropriately, you can direct your complaints to Startupxplore or to the corresponding Supervisory Authority. In Spain, you must contact the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

4.- In what cases do we collect your personal data and what type are they?

Based on this Privacy Policy, "personal data" is considered: any information that identifies you or can be used to identify you, such as your name, address, phone number, or email address.

If you decide to provide us with your personal data, Startupxplore may have the following:

a) Personal data provided voluntarily by the user, which will be required unless otherwise stated. a.1) Investor:

a.2) Entrepreneur:

5.- How do we use the personal data of users?

Startupxplore informs the users to whom it applies that the personal data provided and collected will be identified in the Register of Treatment Activities owned by Startupxplore, being used for the purpose of:

6.- Why do we process your personal data?

Startupxplore may process your personal data based on any of the following legal bases:

7.- Who will have access to your personal data?

Depending on the purposes for which the personal data is collected, the following people may have access to such information:

Occasionally, entrepreneurs' data may be communicated to investors, within the framework of the services provided by Startupxplore. And investors' data may be shared among investors themselves, if they have accepted to do so.

We will not sell or disclose to third parties any information or personal data that you have provided on our Platform and that can identify you directly or indirectly.

8.- Provision of Startupxplore services

Regarding the personal data that Startupxplore may access on behalf of a third party (data controller) for the provision of services to them on the Platform, on behalf of third parties, Startupxplore undertakes to process them in accordance with the applicable regulations in force. Specifically to:

9.- Where are your personal data processed?

Startupxplore is a national company based in Spain. Startupxplore will not carry out transfers of personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA). In the event that such transfers are made, Startupxplore would do so in compliance with applicable personal data protection laws. Regardless of where your personal data is collected or processed, Startupxplore ensures and guarantees that service providers maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect your information.

10.- How do we protect your personal data?

Startupxplore has adopted security measures to prevent the accidental loss, use, or unauthorized access of your personal information or its improper modification or disclosure. We will also limit access to your personal information to those who need to process such information for business reasons, who will only process your personal information following our instructions and will be subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have implemented procedures to address any potential security breaches and will notify you and any relevant regulatory body of any suspected breach, as appropriate, in accordance with our legal obligations.

11.- How long will we keep your personal data?

Startupxplore processes your personal data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, as well as to retain your personal data in compliance with the provisions of the relevant laws and regulations.

The criteria we follow for this are determined by:

Keep in mind that in some cases, Startupxplore is obliged to retain certain personal data of yours. In any case, disaggregated data will be retained without deletion period.

12.- Confidentiality

The professionals working at Startupxplore who have any involvement in the services provided to the user are committed to not disclosing or using the information they have accessed. The information provided by the user will, in any case, be considered confidential and cannot be used for purposes other than those related to the management linked to the user's account and the services contracted from Startupxplore, if applicable. In this regard, we undertake not to disclose or reveal information about the user's requests, the information requested, or the duration of their relationship with them.

13.- Social media

Startupxplore is present on some of the main social networks on the Internet, where it acts as the data controller concerning the personal data published by Startupxplore.

Startupxplore will process personal data on each social network according to the rules established for this purpose by each of them. Therefore, unless otherwise stated, from Startupxplore we may inform our followers on the corresponding social network about our activities, events, and other related topics, including follower service, through the channels that the social network provides for this purpose.

Startupxplore will not extract personal data from social networks unless the user gives us their express consent.

14.- Special category of personal data

We will not collect or process any especially sensitive personal data or data included in the special category of personal data of users, unless they have explicitly provided them to us. Special categories of personal data refer to information related to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, union membership, genetic data, biometric data for the exclusive purpose of identifying a natural person, health data, sexual life, or sexual orientation.

15.- Child use policy

The Platform is not designed or directed at children under sixteen (16) years of age, without the authorization of parents or legal guardians. In this regard, we do not knowingly collect information from such persons. In any case, if parents or legal representatives consider that their children have sent us personal data without their consent, please contact us by writing to legal @ startupxplore.com

16.- Direct marketing

We will not use users' personal data for direct marketing purposes without your express prior consent, as defined in section 5 of this Privacy Policy.

If at any time you decide to stop receiving commercial or promotional information from Startupxplore or third parties, you can, at no cost and without having to provide any justification, unsubscribe from direct marketing campaigns and object to the future processing of your personal data for such purposes by sending us an email to legal @ startupxplore.com

Please note that even if you decide not to subscribe or unsubscribe from promotional or newsletter emails, we may still need to contact you regarding important non-commercial information, such as troubleshooting, inactivity or low usage, error detection and prevention, or in general to comply with the Legal Notice and operation of the Platform.

17.- Automated decision-making

Startupxplore integrates the content of various classified ads websites into our Platform and directs quality traffic to their ads. We are also capable of generating additional traffic by promoting the right ad to the right user at the right time through our native advertising products.

In this regard, we use automated decision-making processes, including profiling, when you have explicitly authorized us to do so. In that case, we will inform you about the logic used in the decision, as well as the significance and anticipated consequences of such processing for you.

18.- Links to other websites, applications, or platforms

On the Platform, there are links to other websites, applications, or platforms of any kind that we consider potentially useful and informative for you. However, please note that we do not endorse or recommend the content or services of these, nor are we responsible for their privacy policies and terms of use. In this regard, we recommend that you consider and read the privacy policies of all the sites you visit. Remember that what is stated in this Privacy Policy only applies to the personal data collected and/or processed by Startupxplore.

19.- Modifications and integrity of our Privacy Policy

We will only use your personal data as set forth in the Privacy Policy that is in effect at the time we collect your personal data. Startupxplore reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such modifications on our Platform, so we recommend that you visit it each time you access the Platform. If at any time we decide to use personal data differently from what was stated at the time of collection, we will notify you by email, provided we have it. At that time, you will be given the option to authorize other uses or disclosures of the personal data you have provided before the modification of our Privacy Policy.

If any clause of this Privacy Policy is annulled or considered null, the remaining conditions will not be affected, retaining their validity and effectiveness, in accordance with the applicable regulations in force at any given time.

20.- Cookie Policy

Startupxplore PSFP, S.L. with registered office at Calle Baldoví, 2 office 11-D 46002, provided with N.I.F. number B98877483 (Spain), uses cookies for the operation of its website.

Cookies are text files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are sent back to the original website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes them. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user's device. Cookies can perform different functions such as allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user's browsing experience.

Regarding the types of cookies, they are classified according to the entity that manages them; thus, we have our own and third-party cookies, according to the time they remain activated session or persistent, according to their purpose, technical, personalization, analysis, advertising and behavioral advertising:

We inform you of the types of cookies used on this website and their purpose at this link.

Startupxplore PSFP, S.L. uses Google Analytics cookies, the configuration of these cookies is predetermined by the service offered by Google, so we suggest you consult the Google Analytics privacy page for more information about the cookies it uses and how to disable them (understanding that we are not responsible for the content or accuracy of third-party websites).

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Disabling cookies

The User can freely decide whether to install our cookies on their hard drive as well as their elimination, following the procedure established in the help section of their browser. The user can also configure their browser to accept or reject by default all cookies or to receive an on-screen notice of the reception of each cookie and decide at that time whether to install it on their hard drive.

Below we provide links to device manufacturers and browsers for managing or disabling cookies in your browser:

If you want more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as "Do Not Track" tools, which will allow you to choose the cookies you wish to allow.

If the User configures their browser to reject all cookies or expressly our cookies, it may not be possible to access some of the services, and your experience on our website may be less satisfactory.

Updated in January 2021

Startupxplore PSFP SL is a participatory financing platform authorized and supervised by the CNMV.