VERCNOCKE BV attaches great importance to respecting the privacy of its subscribers, customers and visitors to its websites. That is why we would like to inform you clearly about our precautions and measures in the handling of personal data. VERCNOCKE BV always treats and protects the personal data of subscribers, customers and visitors to its websites in a careful manner.
VERCNOCKE BV sets its policy for the protection of your personal data in accordance with the legal provisions in Belgium and the European Union. In doing so, we adhere to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the privacy law, the law for the protection of privacy, privacy and personal data, the telecommunications law, and other privacy regulations.
This means, for example, that we:
clearly state for what purposes we process personal data. We do this via this privacy statement;
limit the collection of personal data to only the personal data necessary for the purposes for which they are processed;
first ask you for explicit permission to process your personal data in cases where your permission is required;
do not pass on your data to third parties, unless this proves necessary to be able to provide the requested service or when we are legally obliged to do so;
when we share your data, make agreements with third parties to ensure, among other things, that it is not used for other purposes;
take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also require the same from parties that process personal data on our behalf;
respect your right to provide your personal data for inspection, correction or deletion at your request.
If you wish to contact us in connection with this privacy statement, you can do so via the contact details of our responsible person (cf. infra).
VERCNOCKE BV is responsible for data processing.
Address: Reuzenpad 5, 8400 Ostend
Phone number: + 32 475 51 40 84.
No agreements are made with minors on our websites. We therefore explicitly ask minors not to send us personal data. If VERCNOCKE BV discovers that it has accidentally collected personal data from a minor, it will remove the personal data of that minor from its files as soon as reasonably possible.
Purposes of processing personal data
Personal data means: name, first name, address, telephone number, gender, date of birth, e-mail address, etc
VERCNOCKE BV collects and processes your personal data for the following purposes:
drafting and execution of the agreement concluded with you, including the payment of purchased products and/or services, and in order to be able to offer and deliver the agreed products and/or services,
to offer you the opportunity to post and exchange information on the website, and to be able to contact other users if the website offers the possibility to do so,
to be able to invoice if it concerns a paid service. This financial data is never published on a website by VERCNOCKE BV, nor is it made available to third parties for purposes other than the execution of the agreement,
to provide you with the services and advertisements on our website generally,
for marketing purposes to be able to provide you with targeted information about relevant products and/or services and new offers from VERCNOCKE BV and third parties, which we suspect may be of interest to you. To personalize this information to you, for example to show you an advertisement for a product and/or service that we suspect you may be interested in based on the personal data processed by us
to send you relevant emails and mail, newsletters, user information, service messages, or other electronic messages,
for further marketing purposes whereby the data may be passed on to companies and/or third parties so that they can direct you to interesting and relevant product and/or service offers,
to compile web statistics, for example on the number of visitors to the various sections of our website and to analyze, maintain, secure and optimize our websites and technologies,
to comply with the laws and regulations to which VERCNOCKE BV is subject,
in settling any disputes and administrative purposes,
After that, your personal data may be kept for archival purposes.
Legal bases for processing
VERCNOCKE BV processes your personal data on the basis of Article 6.1 of the General Data Protection Regulation, more specifically:
(b) necessary for the performance of an agreement
(c) necessary to comply with a legal obligation
(f) necessary for our legitimate interest
Insofar as the processing of personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6.1. (a) consent, you always have the right to withdraw the given consent at any time.
Sharing of personal data
VERCNOCKE BV can also transfer the personal data it processes to other parties if this is necessary for the realization of the purposes described in this privacy statement. In this way, VERCNOCKE BV can provide you with an even better service and tailor the content of its websites even better to your interests. If you do not want VERCNOCKE BV to exchange your personal data with other parties, you can always let us know by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your opposition to this is always on request and completely free of charge.
VERCNOCKE BV may in special cases make your personal data available to third parties if it is obliged to do so in the context of the implementation of a statutory regulation or legal proceedings.
VERCNOCKE BV will never sell, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing and advertising purposes without your consent.
Retention period of personal data
How long we keep your personal data for varies based on the context of the services provided and our legal obligations. The following factors typically affect retention periods:
How long is the personal data necessary to provide our services?
Is the personal data sensitive?
Have you given permission for a longer retention period
Are we subject to a legal, contractual or similar obligation to keep your personal data?
VERCNOCKE BV stores your personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes described in this privacy statement. When it is no longer necessary to keep your personal data, we will delete it in a secure manner, in accordance with our data retention and deletion policy.
Security of personal data
When processing personal data, VERCNOCKE BV ensures the security of this information. We protect your data using technical and administrative security measures to minimize the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. In this way we ensure that there is no unauthorized access to, modification, disclosure, loss, or any form of unlawful processing of personal data. Our employees are obliged to treat your personal data confidentially when they have access to it.
You have the right at all times to inspect your personal data and can have them corrected or have them corrected if they are incorrect or incomplete, have them removed, have their processing limited and object to the processing based on Article 6.1 (e) or (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation, including profiling based on those provisions.
In addition, you have the right to obtain a copy (in a structured, common and machine-readable form) of his personal data and to have the personal data forwarded to another party.
In order to exercise the above-mentioned rights, you can contact our responsible person or you can also contact us at the following e-mail address email@example.com. You can always contact us free of charge to exercise these rights. Please enclose a copy of the front of your identity card with your application, so that we can process your application as quickly as possible.
Cookies are small computer files sent by our servers and placed on your computer's hard drive. These cookies contain information that can only be deciphered by us and only when you visit the website. When you visit our website, we can therefore store information on your computer. These cookies are there to make it easy for you to navigate our site.
You are always free to refuse the installation of these cookies by changing the options of your web navigation software. With your internet browser you can delete cookies from your hard drive, block or be warned before a cookie is stored. For more information about these functions, please refer to the instructions on the help screen in the settings of your browser.
Commission for the Protection of Privacy
We will of course be happy to help you if you have complaints about the processing of your personal data. If you nevertheless do not agree with us, you also have the right under privacy legislation to file a complaint with the privacy supervisor, the Commission for the Protection of Privacy (CPP).
It is therefore advisable to consult this privacy statement regularly, so that you are aware of these changes. Therefore, check this document regularly.
Last modified: 27/11/2021