Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy ("Policy") is a legal agreement between you (the "Applicant") and Forge ("Organisation," "we," "our," or "us"), the contact details for which are This Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose your personal information in connection with your application for our accelerator program. By submitting your personal information to us, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the terms of this Policy.

1. Collection of Personal Information

We will collect personal information from you for the purpose of considering your application for our program. This personal information may include, but is not limited to, your name, contact information, educational background, and work experience.

2. Use of Personal Information and Legal Basis

We will use your personal information solely for the purpose of considering your application and making a determination on your eligibility for the program or opportunity for which you are applying. We will not use your personal information for any other purpose without your prior written consent.

3. Disclosure of Personal Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other third party without your prior written consent, except as required by law.

4. Transfer of Personal Data to Third Countries

If we transfer your personal data to a third country, we will ensure that the recipient is located in a country that provides an adequate level of protection for personal data, or we will put in place appropriate safeguards to protect your personal data, such as standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission.

5. Data Security

We will take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and will not be liable for any unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of your personal information.

6. Data Retention

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, or as required by law. When determining the retention period, we will consider factors such as the requirements of our organisation, the nature of the personal information, and any legal obligations.

7. Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, or request the deletion of your personal information at any time. You may also withdraw your consent for the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. You also have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that we have violated your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

8. Statutory or Contractual Requirements and Consequences of Failing to Provide Personal Data

The provision of your personal data is required for us to consider your application for our program. If you do not provide your personal data, we will not be able to process your application.

9. Automated Decision-Making and Profiling

We do not use automated decision-making systems or profiling in the processing of your personal data.

10. Entire Agreement

This Policy constitutes the entire agreement between you and us and supersedes any prior agreements or understandings, whether oral or written. This Policy may not be amended or modified except in writing signed by both parties.