General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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Invest in Odense is committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring that you continue to trust us with your personal data. When you interact with us, you may share personal information with us that allows identification of you as an individual (e.g. name and email address when you leave a comment on our site). This is known as “personal data”.
This Privacy Policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of you as a visitor to our site.

Scope and acceptance of this Privacy Policy
Invest in Odense has developed this Privacy Policy to describe how and what type of personal data will be collected from users of the site.
By visiting and using this site or by giving us your personal data when registering for events or other services, you accept the collecting and processing of your personal data as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the site or provide us with any of your personal data.

What information do we collect and for what purposes?
When visiting this site, our web server automatically records details about your visit: for example, your IP address, the type of browser software used, the pages that you actually visit including the date and the duration of your visit.

In addition, we process personal data that you provide through the website, for example, when you enter personal details (e.g. name, email address) on a registration page or if you sign up for an email newsletter.

How do we share personal data?
We do not share your personal data with any third party that intends to use it for direct marketing purposes.
We may share your personal data with third parties for other purposes, but only in the following circumstances:

I. For legitimate interests
We will share personal data based on legitimate interests as, for example, when you register for one of our events, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights, in which case we will request your explicit consent.
II. Compliance with laws
We will share personal data with third parties outside of Invest in Odense if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the personal data is reasonably necessary to:

  • Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request
  • Enforce applicable Terms of Use, including investigation of potential violations
  • Detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues
  • Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of the Site, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
Security of personal data

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal data. Any information provided to us by you is handled with due care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this Privacy Policy. However, since the internet is not a fully secure environment, we cannot ensure nor guarantee the security of any information that the user may transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of the site’s physical, technical or managerial safeguards.

All employees who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of all such personal data.

How long do we retain personal data?
We will retain your personal data for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy and/or as long we require the personal data to provide you with the services or products you requested, unless a longer retention period is required to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.


How can you access your data or contact us?
You have a right to request access to your personal data. You may send us a request for access, provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity. You also have the right to request that we correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.

Should you have any questions, concerns and/or complaints about this Privacy Policy or if you would like to make any recommendations or comments to improve the quality of our Privacy Policy, please email us at or the Data Protection officer (DPO) at Odense Municipality.