Who we are/ Who is the Controller?
FVL is an incorporated in Abu Dhabi as a venture fund manager regulated by the FSRA of the Abu Dhabi Global Market. FVL is the Controller.
What information do we collect?
When You visit the Site we collect Your Personal Information such as:
How do we use personal information?
We use the Personal Information for:
What legal basis do we have for processing Your personal data?
FVL processes data because it is necessary:
When do we share personal data?
We generally do not share information collected about You through the Site.
In addition, We may share non-personally identifiable Site usage information (including aggregated and de-identified data) with others, for their own use, in a form that does not include Your name or contact information. The third parties that support our website analytics tools may be able to access and use Your Site usage information.
Where do we store and process personal data?
Reporting a data breach
In the event of a data breach there may be an obligation on FVL to report such a breach to the ADGM Commissioner of Data Protection and/or any individuals affected by the breach. Please refer to the Data Protection Officer for further details.
We generally will not use Your Personal Data for direct marketing. In rare circumstances We use personal information for direct marketing purposes, We will make sure that those who receive our marketing information have given prior consent which will be clearly communicated and require a clear affirmative ‘opt-in’ and have the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of marketing. We will support the following conditions:
Your Rights under ADGM Rules and EU GDPR
Under ADGM rules, and where applicable under EU GDPR rules, You have the following rights such as
Further information is also available from the ADGM website: https://www.adgm.com/operating-in-adgm/office-of-data-protection/for-individuals.
To exercise these rights, You can also contact us at email@example.com to exercise these rights and we will respond within 45 days.
Privacy Rights of California Residents.
You have the right to request certain information about our collection and use of Your Personal Information over the past 12 months, including the:
Categories of Personal Information shared with third parties for a business purpose over the past 12 months, if applicable.
You have the right to request that we delete the Personal Information that we have collected about You, subject to certain exceptions under the CCPA: for example, we may need to retain your Personal Information to provide you with the Site or complete a transaction or other action You have requested. If your deletion request is subject to one of these exceptions, we may deny Your deletion request.
Exercising Your CCPA Rights
To exercise the rights described above, You must send us a request that (1) provides sufficient information to allow us to verify that You are either the person about whom we have collected Personal Information or are an agent authorized by that person, and (2) describes Your request in sufficient detail to allow us to understand, evaluate and respond to it. Each request that meets both of these criteria will be considered a “Valid Request.” We may not respond to requests that do not meet these criteria. We will only use Personal Information provided in a Valid Request to verify Your identity and complete Your request. You may submit a Valid Request pursuant to the following methods:
Email us at:
Submit a form at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org
c/o DD-16-121-020, 16, Al Khatem Tower,
Adgm Square, Al Maryah Island,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Attention: Compliance Team
We will work to respond to Your Valid Request within 45 days of receipt. We will not charge you a fee for making a Valid Request unless your Valid Request(s) is excessive, repetitive or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that your Valid Request warrants a fee, we will notify you of the fee and explain that decision before completing your request.
You may also authorize an agent (an “Authorized Agent”) to exercise your rights on your behalf. To do this, you must provide your Authorized Agent with written permission to exercise your rights on your behalf, and we may request a copy of this written permission from your Authorized Agent when they make a request on your behalf.
FVL promotes transparency in its processing of personal data. If you have any questions about this policy, please email email@example.com.
Controller: the entity which alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. For the purposes of this policy, the Controller is FVL.
Personal data: any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (data subject). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Personal data breach: a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data.
Processing: any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
Processor: a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
Special category data: personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purposes of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.
Third Party: a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
Capitalized words not defined above will have the same definition under applicable law.