Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 25th of October 2018

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which NVISO cvba / scrl, with its main office situated at Guimardstraat 8, 1040 Brussels (in short, “NVISO”) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the website ("Site") and the Cyber Security Challenge Belgium (“Game”) to which the User is hereby enrolling. This privacy policy applies to the complete Site and Game.

We may collect personal identification information from Users when Users register on the site. Users may be asked for their first and last name, academic and personal email address, phone number, address, date of birth, associated academic institution, current year, study orientations or clothes size.

Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users may refuse to supply personally identification information, but may not register to the Game in that case. If they register, all information captured will be subject to this agreement.

Information relative to the use of the Game may also be retained: the number, types and details of challenges solved, the answers provided, the time spent on challenges, or the score achieved.

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system, the utilized Internet service providers and other similar information.

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. They contain information such as surfers' language preference, so that they do not have to enter this information again the next time they visit the same website. We also utilize service Google Analytics, which issues cookies to gather visitor statistics.

NVISO advises visitors of its websites about the use of cookies. If you do not want a website to place cookies on your computer, you can set your browser accordingly. If you do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly and the User may not be able to join certain parts of the Game.

NVISO may use the collected information for communication with the Users in the context of the Game or related activities and events. Collected inormation can be used in the following way:

  • To personalize user experience

    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

  • For analysis during and after the Game

    We may use information on the User and information collected during the Game in order to rank Users, create a live scoreboard, assess performance of Users for each part of the Game, and improve the platform.

  • To send periodic emails in relation with the Game

    We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their registration. This should not be understood as direct marketing, and is part of the Game. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

  • For recruitment purposes

    We may use your information in order to contact you for recruitment opportunities.

  • To share your information with sponsors and partners for recruitment purposes or personal invitations.

    We may share this information with our associated partners and sponsors listed on the Site for recruitment purposes, as well for invitation to events, trainings and other activities which they organise and where they believe that you may benefit as a future cyber security professional. This does not include direct marketing mass mailing.

We adopt appropriate technical, security and organizational measures to protect personal data from accidental or unauthorized destruction, accidental loss, as well as from alteration, access and any other unauthorized processing of the personal data. For example, data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

NVISO has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the top of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: