Privacy Policy

De Goudsbloem attaches great importance to the protection of your personal data and the respect for your privacy.
In this Privacy Statement we want to provide clear and transparent information about how we handle your personal data.
We do everything to ensure your privacy and therefore handle personal information with care. De Goudsbloem complies in all cases with the applicable laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
You will also find information on the website of the data protection authority.
To do this, follow this link: https://www.dataprotectionauthority.be/

This implies that we at least:
process your personal data in accordance with the purpose for which it was provided. These purposes and type of personal data are described in this Privacy Statement;
limit the processing of personal data to only those data that are at least necessary for the purposes for which they are processed;
ask for your explicit permission if we need it for the processing of your personal data;
have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security of your personal data;
don’t transfer personal data to other parties, unless this is necessary for the purposes for which they were provided;
be aware of your rights regarding your personal data, want to point this out to you and respect it.
As De Goudsbloem we are responsible for the processing of your personal data. If after reading our privacy statement, or in a more general sense, you have questions about this or want to contact us, you can do so via the contact details below:

De Goudsbloem
Tel: +32 (0)53 396 899
E-mail : info@degoudsbloem.be
De Goudsbloem
Kerkweg 17
1790 Affligem

HR Brussel
BE0749253932

Why do we process personal data?

We process your personal data for the following purposes and legal grounds: to be able to participate in our activities (implementation agreement),
to inform active customers about similar products through direct marketing (legitimate interest), sending newsletters, thematic mailings and invitations (consent of the person concerned), obtaining subsidy from the government (legal obligation).
For the above objectives we can request and process the following personal data: personal identity data: name, first name, address, telephone number, e-mail
identity data issued by the government: identity card number or national register number
personal characteristics: gender, date of birth, place of birth and nationality. We use the collected data only for the purposes for which we obtained the data.

Cookie policy

Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer to remember your preferences while surfing.
Cookies never store personal data such as your name, address, age or other characteristics. The use of cookies is safe. We think it is very important that you know which cookies our website uses and for what purposes they are used. We would like to guarantee both your privacy and the user-friendliness of our website as much as possible.
We also use functional cookies on the website to improve the user experience on the website. These cookies are necessary for you to be able to surf properly on the website. They enable you to navigate through the website and use the functions of the website. Functional cookies also increase the user-friendliness of the website by remembering your choices.

How to manage your cookies?

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. If you do not want websites to place cookies on your computer, you can adjust your browser settings so that you receive a warning before cookies are placed. You can also adjust the settings so that your browser refuses all cookies (or only third-party cookies). You can also delete cookies that have already been placed.
Be aware that if you do not want cookies, we can no longer guarantee that our website works properly. It may be that some functions of the site are lost or even that you can no longer see certain websites.
How you can adjust your settings differs per browser. If necessary, consult the help function of your browser.

Distribution to third parties

We may provide the information that you provide to us to third parties if this is necessary for the purposes described above.
For example, we use a third party: to participate in our activities (implementation agreement);
taking care of the internet environment (web hosting);
providing IT infrastructure;
taking care of (and distributing) newsletters and invitations. We naturally make the necessary arrangements with these parties to guarantee the security of your personal data. Furthermore, we will not provide the information you provide to other parties, unless this is legally required and permitted.
We can also share personal data with third parties if you give us permission for this. You have the right to withdraw this permission at any time, without this affecting the legality of the processing for the withdrawal thereof.

Retention period
De Goudsbloem does not store personal data for longer than necessary for the purpose for which it was provided or is required by law. As a general rule, we keep personal data up to 10 years after the last use.

Data security

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against unlawful processing, including:
All persons who can view your data on behalf of De Goudsbloem are bound to confidentiality. We apply a username and password policy on all our systems;
We pseudonymize and take care of the encryption of personal data if there is reason to do so;
We make backups of the personal data in order to be able to restore it in the event of physical or technical incidents;
We regularly test and evaluate our measures; Our employees have been informed about the importance of protecting personal data.

Your rights regarding your data

You have the right to inspect and to correct or remove the personal data that we have received from you.
At the top of this privacy statement you can find how to contact us. To verify your identity, we ask you to send a copy of your identity card. We strongly recommend that you make your passport photo invisible and state that it is a copy.
You can also object to the processing of your personal data (or part of it) by us or by one of our processors. You also have the right to have the data provided by you transferred by us to you (or in your direct order to another party). We may ask you to identify yourself before we can respond to the aforementioned requests.

Complaints
If you have a complaint about the processing of your personal data, we ask you to contact us directly about this. You also always have the right to make a complaint to the Privacy Commission, this is the supervisory authority in the field of privacy protection.

Change of privacy statement
De Goudsbloem can change its privacy statement. We will make an announcement of this change on our website.

Links to other websites
On the website you will find a number of links to other websites.

Although these websites have been carefully selected, we cannot assume any responsibility with regard to the use of your data by those organizations. For this, read the privacy statement, if any, of the website that you visit.