Privacy Policy

This page describes how the site processes the personal data of users who visit it or who wish to access its services. Thinkalize Global operates in the field of open innovation. Among other things, the organisation offers services related to the development and distribution of innovative technologies.

It also provides support, enhancement, promotion and dissemination of technological and stylistic research. Moreover, Thinkalize Global offers the transfer of technologies (the “Services”) that are electronically accessible from (the “Site”).

Types of Data Processed and Purpose of Processing
Navigation Data

During the course of their normal operation, the computer systems and software procedures
used to operate this Website acquire personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols.

This information is not gathered for association with identified interested parties but it could, by its very nature, cause users to be identified through the processing and association of data held by third parties.

This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users
who connect to the Site, the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) addresses of the 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 numerical code indicating the status of the response
given by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user’s computer environment.

This data is used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the Site, and to ascertain that it is functioning correctly. The data could be used to assess civil, criminal or administrative liability, in cases of crimes against the Site or third parties, for example.

We use cookies and similar technologies, although you can disable their use through your
browser settings Data provided by third parties If you connect, register or access the Site through a third-party service (e.g. Google, Facebook, and Linkedin), that service can send us information that may include your registration data and your user profile on that service.
Varying data may be sent to the Site through third-party services.

The data is controlled by the sending service or by the permissions you issued that service through its privacy settings. Data voluntarily provided by the user Users voluntarily provide personal data when updating their profile, requesting information from the Company and registering for access to services provided by the Site. Under these circumstances the Company will, through the Website, collect personal data that may result in the identification of the user.

Such information may include the user’s name, gender, date of birth, personal photograph, languages spoken, address, telephone number, e-mail address, professional and personal experience, specialization sector, school education, curriculum vitae, and other such similar information.

It is necessary to provide the data requested during registration in order to use the services
offered by the Company. Providing partial or incorrect information may result in an inability to register and use the services and opportunities offered by the Site.

Moreover, the optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to addresses on this Website
entails the acquisition of the sender’s address (which is necessary for responding to requests), as well as any other personal data included in the message.

The Company will use the information to respond to requests or to communicate with users
about its activities and services. From time to time, the Company may also use the information to better understand the needs of users and to improve the Site and the products or services offered.

In particular, the Company will use the information for purposes such as:

  •  developing, managing and executing innovative projects and services offered on the Site;
  • publishing on the Site and managing content relevant to the services offered (documents,
    information, images, videos);
  • managing any complaints and disputes.
    Furthermore, in the event that an interested party is entitled to remuneration for completing a project, the Company will need to request information necessary for compliance with tax or other applicable laws.
Purpose of Processing

The Site uses, stores and processes your data, including personal data, to provide, understand,
improve and develop the Platform, and to create and maintain a reliable and secure
environment that meets its legal obligations.

  • Enabling you to access and use the Site.
  • Enabling your participation in the selection and assignment of projects and their subsequent development.
  • Enabling you to communicate with other users if they are part of the same project.
  • Managing, improving and optimizing the Site and our users’ experience. This includes, for
    example, conducting analysis and research projects.
  • Providing users with assistance.
  • Sending service or support messages, such as updates, security alerts, and account
  • In order to manage and optimize the Platform to our users’ satisfaction, and to customize
    their experience (by such things as organising search results compatible with their experience or professional preference), we perform profiling based on their profile data, their preferences and professional skills, their interactions with the Site, and the chronology of their research.
  • Detecting and preventing fraud, spam, abuse, security incidents and other malicious activity.
  • Conducting security investigations and risk assessments.
  • Verifying or authenticating the information or identification you provide.
  • Fulfilling our legal obligations.
  • Resolving any disputes with our users and asserting our rights against third parties.
  • Ensuring the application of our Terms of Service and our other policies.
  • Sending out informative or advertising messages that may be of interest to you based on your experiences (opening of selections for projects, training courses, etc.) and performing
    automated profiling of your individual profile.

We process the information provided on the basis of a legitimate interest in improving our
Platform and user experience and, where necessary, to ensure the proper performance of the
contract between us and the user, or between us and our customers.

The Optionality of Supplying Data

Aside from that data which is specified for navigation, the user is free to provide personal data through request forms or other contacts with the Company, in order to authorize the sending of newsletters, informative material or other communications. Not providing such data may make it impossible to obtain that which has been requested,
without prejudice to the provisions for use of the Website Services (above).

Processing Methods

Personal data is processed using automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the
purposes for which they were collected and, in particular, for the time users are registered on the Platform. This is in order that users can participate in the selection of professionals to be employed for individual projects.

Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss and illicit or incorrect use of data,
and to prevent unauthorized access to it. Data is processed using manual, computerized or telematic tools for storing, managing and transmitting it.

The systems used by Thinkalize global enable you to prevent public and indiscriminate access to the information uploaded on the Site by subjecting its visibility and/or extraction to a process of authentication and registration on the Site.

Links to Third Party Sites and Transfer of Data To Third Countries

The Site may contain links to the sites of the Company’s partners, or to other sites that may
have useful information for users interested in the Company’s services. This policy is for the Thinkalize global Site only, and not for other sites the user might visit
through links.

We suggest you contact other websites directly to obtain information on their respective
privacy policies. In using the Website’s services, the user expressly allows Thinkalize global to share personal information with project sponsors, and with other companies, and/or with other partners, who may have their respective offices in third countries, such as the United States of America, South Korea, or Japan.

In such cases, only personal data that is strictly necessary for the provision of requested services and the fulfillment of contractual obligations will be communicated. We do not permit partners and/or sponsors to utilize users’ personal information for different

The subjects to whom the personal data refers have the right, at any time, to obtain
confirmation of the existence or otherwise of the same data, to know its content and origin,
verify its accuracy, request its integration or updating, and have it rectified pursuant to the

You have the right to request cancellation, the conversion into anonymous form, or the
blocking of data processed in violation of the law. You may send an e-mail to info@thinkalize in order to oppose, for legitimate reasons, the processing of your data. Any abuse
will be prosecuted at the most appropriate office.

Data Management

You can access and update some of your data from your account settings. If you have chosen to link your Thinkalize global account to a third-party application, such as Facebook or Google, you can modify the app’s permission through a change in settings. You are responsible for updating your personal data. Rectification of inaccurate or incomplete information You have the right to ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal data concerning you (and which you cannot personally update through your account).
Storage and deletion of data As stated above, the Site generally retains your personal data for the time needed to fulfill its purpose, for the execution of the contract stipulated with you, and for meeting our legal obligations If you no longer want us to use your information for the purpose of providing you with access to the Platform, you may ask us to delete your personal information and close your account.

We remind you that if you decide to request the deletion of your personal data:

  • We may retain some of your personal information for the time needed to satisfy our legitimate business interests, for example in relation to any projects in which you expressed interest or in which you took part.
  •  For security reasons, we may retain certain data to ensure that a user suspended from the
    service under the Terms and Conditions does not re-register.
  • We may retain some of your personal information to the extent needed to fulfill our legal
    obligations, or for legitimate reasons in both judicial and extra-judicial matters.
  • The information that you have shared with others (e.g. posts in forums or in employment
    groups) may continue to be visible even after the deletion of your account.
    Because we protect the Platform from the accidental loss or theft of data, residual copies of
    your personal information may remain in our backup systems for a limited period.

Withdrawal of consent and limiting the processing of personal data You may at any time revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data by changing the settings of your account, or by sending a message to info@Thinkalize, specifying the consent you wish to revoke.

We remind you that the withdrawal of consent does not affect the legitimacy of any process
based on it prior to its withdrawal. Opposition to the processing of personal data The law permits you to request that the Site not process your personal data for specific purposes (including profiling) where such processing is based on a legitimate interest.

If you object to this processing, the Site will cease to process your personal information for
these purposes – unless the Company can demonstrate legitimate reasons for continuing to do, or unless such processing is necessary for the assessment, exercise or defence of a right in court Where your personal information is processed for marketing purposes, you may at any time ask Thinkalize global to cease processing such data for these purposes by sending an e-mail to

Transferring and Accessing Data

The applicable law permits you to request copies of personal information that are in our
possession. Moreover, you may request copies of personal data you provided to us in a format that is commonly used and electronically readable, and/or request that we transmit this information to another service provider (where technically feasible).