POLICYPrivacy & Cookie

Cookie policy

Baarle90, whose registered office is located at Baarle-Frankrijkstraat 90 in 9830 Sint Martens Latem, registered in the Register of Legal Persons of Ghent, under number 0735.359.671 and known at the VAT - administration under number BE00735.359.6713 (hereinafter "the website owner") uses cookies to improve the user experience (e.g. remembering a language choice, etc.) and to collect web statistics about visitors to the website baarle90.be (hereinafter the "Website“).

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed in the browser of your computer or mobile device by a website's server when you consult the website. The cookie contains a unique code that allows your browser to be recognised during your visit to the website (a so-called 'session' cookie) or on subsequent, repeated visits (a so-called 'permanent' cookie). Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you visit or by partners with which this website cooperates. A website's server can only read the cookies it has placed itself; it has no access to other information located on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in your browser's folder. The content of a cookie usually consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiry date and a unique number code.

Cookies generally make interaction between the visitor and the website easier and faster and help the visitor to navigate between different parts of a website. Cookies can also be used to make a website's content or advertising on a website more relevant to the visitor and adapt it to their personal tastes and needs.

Use of cookies on the website of the website owner

  1. Necessary cookies

These cookies are essential for visiting the Website and using certain parts of it. For example, these cookies allow you to navigate between different parts of the Website. If you reject these cookies, certain parts of the Website will not work or will not work optimally.

  1. Functional cookies

Functional cookies are those that make the functioning of our Website easier and more pleasant for visitors, and ensure that you have a more personalised browsing experience. For example, they are the cookies that remember your language preference and your customer segment, as well as the cookies that track, for example, whether you have already been asked to participate in a survey so that we do not present you with the same survey over and over again.

  1. Performance cookies

We use performance cookies to collect information about the use visitors make of our Website with the intention of improving the content of our Website, adapting it more to visitors' needs and increasing the ease of use of our Website.

  1. Third-party cookies

Our Website may also contain elements of other, third-party services, now or in the future, such as video services, social media buttons and/or advertisements.

Management of cookies

You can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is set or to prevent the collection of cookies.

If you prevent the setting of cookies, certain functions of the Website may not work or you may not be able to use certain services of the Website owner.

We do not use cookies to personally identify you or store personal data about you without your knowledge. However, if you wish to restrict, block or delete the installation of cookies on your computer or mobile end device, you can do so through your browser settings. Go to the HELP function of your browser. There you can read how to do this.

Privacy policy

This version is valid from 1 January 2015 and updated on 18 April 2018 following the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 mandatory from 25 May 2018.

  1. Website procedures

This privacy policy describes how the Website Owner uses and secures the data that the user of this website transmits to the Website Owner when visiting this Website.

The user does not have to provide any personal information to use the website baarle90.be (hereinafter the "Website“).

In principle, the Website does not collect personal data. Should the Website nevertheless collect personal data, now or in the future, it will only collect personal data that are expressly and voluntarily transmitted by users.

  1. Automatically collected information

2.1 Technical information

The Website collects certain non-identifiable information about users of the Website, such as the Internet protocol, the date and time of your access to the Website, the website from which you linked directly to this Website, the operating system you use, the parts of the Website you visit, the Website pages and information you have viewed and the materials you have sent to or downloaded from the Website. This technical information is used for website and system administration purposes as well as to improve the Website.

2.2 Cookies and web beacons

To ensure that the Website is properly managed and to facilitate navigation within the Website, the Website owner may use cookies (small text files stored in the user's browser) or web beacons (electronic images that allow one to count the number of users who visited a particular page and access certain cookies) to collect global data. The website owner can use these tools to track various data in its systems and to categorise users. This information can be used to analyse the number of users in the different sections of the Website and to ensure that the Website acts as a source of information that is useful and effective.

Neither website owner cookies nor web beacons collect personal data. In addition, most browsers offer individual users the option to disable cookies. In certain cases, users may be denied access to certain parts of the Website if their browser is set to disable cookies.

For more information, please consult our cookie policy, as published on the Website.

  1. Information used

The Website owner may use non-personal information to generate global tracking information reports on demographics of Website users and usage of the Website. The tracking information contained in these reports is not linked to the identity information of, or any other personal information about, individual users.

  1. Other matters

4.1 Security

The website owner makes every effort to secure its servers, applications and databases and to prevent unauthorised access or use. To this end, the website owner employs physical, administrative and technological means so that the information held by the website owner is secured.

4.2 Other websites

The Website may contain links to other websites or Internet resources. When you click on one of these links, you will be taken to another website or Internet resource that might knowingly or through cookies or other technologies collect information about you. The website owner is in no way responsible, nor liable for, nor does it have any control over these other websites or Internet resources, nor their collection, use and dissemination of your personal data. You should check the privacy policies of these other websites and Internet resources yourself and assess for yourself how they collect and use information.

4.3 Changes to the privacy policy

The Website owner may change, supplement or amend its privacy policy at any time, for any reason, by posting the revised privacy policy on the Website in a highly visible manner.

  1. Notification

The website owner cares about your privacy and is committed to processing your personal data in accordance with Belgian law, its 'general data protection policy' and in line with the highest standards of fair information.

As well as in accordance with European legislation under the GDPR regulations, General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 20016/679, in force since 27 April 2016.

  1. Why do we register your personal data?

6.1. General purposes

Where necessary, the website owner processes your personal data solely for the purposes of (i) carrying out and expanding its missions; (ii) informing you about its other goods and/or services.

6.2. Direct marketing and communication with third parties

The website owner considers your personal data to be confidential information which it will never disclose to third parties and which will not be used for direct marketing, unless you have given the website owner your prior consent.

Of course, if you have given the website owner your consent, you can always unsubscribe from certain services. According to the law, you have the right, on request and free of charge, to oppose the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. Simply send your request to our customer service department by e-mail () or contact us by phone at +32 9 281 05 20.

  1. Who is responsible for processing your personal data?

The person responsible for processing all personal data collected through the Website is the Website owner.

  1. How do I access my personal data?

You can request the website owner to access, modify or delete your personal data free of charge by sending the website owner a letter or e-mail, including a copy of your ID card.

The website owner will then make every effort to fulfil your request as soon as possible.

  1. General information

The policy for the protection of your personal data is in full compliance with all legal provisions in Belgium and the European Union:

  • The Belgian law of 8 December 1992, known as the "privacy law" (last amended by the law of 11 December 1998)
  • The European General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 concerns the protection of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC

We are not responsible for the privacy policies of websites hyperlinked from the Website.

The present privacy policy is exclusively governed by and must be interpreted in accordance with Belgian law. In case of dispute, the courts of the website owner's registered office will have jurisdiction.