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THINKYOUNG AIS BL informs users of its website through this Data Protection Policy on the processing and protection of personal data of users that may be collected through their browsing or contracting of services performed in this portal. The use of this website by the user implies acceptance of this Data Protection Policy.
THINKYOUNG AIS BL takes the necessary measures to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of data in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
By means of the registration forms on this website or by sending e-mails, personal data of each user is collected and processed, which is necessary for the management and maintenance of some of the services provided and whose processing is governed by this Data Protection Policy.



THINKYOUNG AIS BL is the data controller responsible for personal data. It decides on the processing of the data in accordance with the law and collects the consents of the data subjects and to whom the latter may exercise their rights. The personal data are securely stored on the server, owned by Andrea Gerosa, and THINKYOUNG AIS BL and Andrea Gerosa have a contract in which they assume the obligations of protection of personal data provided by law and, in particular, the obligations to prevent access or improper use of the data, their manipulation, deterioration or loss.
THINKYOUNG AIS BL will process the data in accordance with the provisions of its data protection policy and only persons authorized by THINKYOUNG AIS BL may carry out the processing of the data.




THINKYOUNG AIS BL, as data controller, undertakes to store and manage the personal data and information collected through this website with due confidentiality as long as the professional relationship that has arisen is maintained and the person concerned does not request its deletion, and where appropriate, for a period not exceeding 5 years, counting from the end of the business relationship established between the user and THINKYOUNG AIS BL. However, the data controller may keep, duly blocked, the data to meet possible administrative or jurisdictional responsibilities.



The operations, management and technical procedures, whether automated or non-automated, that make possible the collection, storage, modification, transfer and other actions on personal data, are considered personal data processing.



1. THINKYOUNG AIS BL processes the personal data provided by the user through in order to include them in the contact agenda, manage the requested business relationship and use this information as a means of contact of the company. In addition, the processing of this data also involves managing the sending of the information requested and being able to respond to queries or questions that the user sends through the website, in turn providing interested parties with the necessary information relating to the events carried out by THINKYOUNG AIS BL that we provide from the following link Through the website, you can find the necessary information and that is of interest to users, as well as information relating to the entity such as: 

1.- Our research projects, focused on data analysis and objective information covering various branches of the natural and social sciences.
2.- Our films and investigative reports.
3.- Our campaigns, projects and values.
4.- Our collaborators and partners.

5.- Press articles, as well as an updated monthly newsletter in which we report research information.

2. THINKYOUNG AIS BL also process the data of those who agree on an interview, contact via phone, contact via form, request participation on events and contest (HACKATHONS) or are transferred by organizations of which the person concerned is a member in order to participate in any of those events with express authorization of the interested party. The type of data will be the following:
a) Identification and contact details: name and surname, postal, telephone and e-mail contact information, address of residence, language of communication, identity document, image and voice. 
b) Details of their professional or occupational and socio-economic activity: professional or occupational activity. 
c) Nationality, date of birth and sex. 
d) photographs and videos  




Data relating to international sanctions: data on persons or entities covered by laws, regulations, guidelines, resolutions, programmes or restrictive measures relating to international economic and financial sanctions imposed by the United Nations, the European Union and/or the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
Information obtained from publicly accessible sources and public registers: data provided by public sources and public registers to verify the information provided by the applicant. These databases are previously legitimised to have this information.
Social media or internet data: social media or internet data that the applicant authorises to consult.

The user may object to the sending of commercial communications at any time by sending an e-mail message to the address indicated above.


The data will be processed according to the basis justifying the processing and for the purposes indicated below.  

1. Consent-based treatments.  

The legal basis for such processing is consent, given either directly by the data subject or by the duly authorised organisation to which the data subject belongs. The data to be processed include the possible taking of images of those taking part in an event, the recording of interviews or videos. 
Purpose: to promote projects, publicise activities, recognise the personal merit of their authors, and inform interested parties of research projects and information via the newsletter.  

2. Processing based on being necessary for the realisation of the event, competition, project or Hackathons. 
These data processing operations are legally based on the fact that they are necessary to manage the relationship between the data subject and THINK YOUG AISBL as a result of their request to participate in events, interviews, competitions or HACKATHONS. They are therefore necessary for the data subject to establish and maintain the relationship with THINKYOUNG AISBL. If you object to them, we will terminate those relationships, or you will be excluded from participating in those events if they have not yet started. The necessary processing is as follows:

Name and surname, postal, telephone and e-mail contact information, address of residence, nationality, language of communication, identity document.
Purpose: to establish the relationship of participation in the events in which the interested party has requested to participate.

Purpose: to verify that the requirements to participate in the events in which the interested party has expressed his/her wish to participate are met.

Purpose: to verify that the requirements of the rules of the events or competitions in which the interested party intends to participate are met.

Purpose: to verify that the target of 50 per cent women's participation is met.

In some events, pictures will be taken in order to record the event and to promote the event and give visibility to the event. By participating in the event, it is accepted to take pictures during the event.
Recording of interviews or videos. To carry out some projects it will be necessary to take interviews that will be recorded or videos will be made. The purpose of these videos is to promote the event, or to be able to analyse the interviews and extract the necessary data.

3. Processing based on the existence of a legitimate interest.

Data from public sources: National registers of organisations; EU or US sanctions databases, which may recognise THINK YOUG AIS BL's legitimate interest in obtaining the information. 
Purpose: verification of eligibility to participate in events organised by THINKYOUNG AIS BL.


In general, THINKYOUNG AIS BL will not communicate this personal data to third parties, except when the provision of a service implies the need for a contractual relationship with a data processor and this is strictly necessary to manage and maintain the relationship between the user and the company, with the user's express authorization. This will be done only for the time necessary to enable the execution of the contract, and under the same conditions and with the same responsibilities required of the data controller. Upon completion of the assignment, the data processor shall return the personal data to the Controller and delete any copies in its possession.
On the other hand, only third parties with whom THINKYOUNG AIS BL has a legal or contractual obligation to provide personal data, including, for example, the Ombudsman, and Judges and Courts interested in proceedings related to the complaints filed, will have the right to access this personal data.


The user may exercise at any time, under the terms established in the current legislation, the rights of access, rectification or deletion of data, request to limit the processing, oppose to it, request the portability of their data, as well as revoke the consent given, rights recognized in the aforementioned of Regulation 2016/679/EU. The exercise of these rights can be made by the user by contacting THINKYOUNG AIS BL at the address of its registered office indicated above; by sending an e-mail to the following address or to the postal address: Place Luxembourg 6, 1050 – Brussels, Belgium.

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