1. General terms
Kadine BVBA, with headquarters at Chaussée de Waterloo 950, 1180 Brussels, Belgium, registered at the Belgian Crosspoint Bank for Enterprises (Kruispuntbank Ondernemingen) under the number BE 0437.697.256 (hereafter “ESSENTIEL”) is responsible for the processing of your personal data on the website www.essentiel-antwerp.com.
ESSENTIEL, as a Belgian company, applies the “law of December 8, 1992 on Privacy Protection in relation to the Processing of Personal Data” as modified by the “law of December 11, 1998” and by the “law of June 13, 2005 on electronic communications” and other applicable legislation.
ESSENTIEL takes responsibility for the processing of your personal data. A notification has been made to the Belgian Privacy Commission with regard to the processing of your personal data, as required by the Law.
2. Collected personal data
2.1. Data that you communicate to us
Via the Registration Form on the Website: your e-mail address.
During the ordering process: your name and address details.
2.2. Data that are automatically collected
2.3. Personal data communicated by commercial partners
In this case, the commercial partners of ESSENTIEL guarantee to ESSENTIEL that they have actually received the authorization to communicate these personal data.
3. Purposes of the processing of data
3.1. General purposes
Your personal data are collected to:
• Offer you the services of the Website;
• Allow us to conduct market research in order to improve the technical and intrinsic quality of the Services;
• Provide you with information (for instance, per email) related to future offers that might be of interest to you;
• Administer the technical aspects of the Website; • After having made the data anonymous, compile statistics or reports with regard to the number of clicks and visits of the different parts of the Website.
3.2. Direct marketing and communication to third parties
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will not be communicated to third parties or be used for direct marketing purposes, except if ESSENTIEL obtained your prior explicit consent (“opt-in”) for such use. You can at all times withdraw your consent, by sending an email to email@example.com.
3.3. Serious violations
In case of serious violations of the law, ESSENTIEL will have the right to communicate your data to the competent authorities (police enforcement and justice departments) at their request.
4. Duration of the conversation of data
All personal data will be held as long as necessary for providing the Services by ESSENTIEL.
5. Right to access and rectify
You are entirely free whether or not you communicate your personal data to ESSENTIEL. However, you must be aware that some services may be refused if you do not complete your personal data on the Registration Form. Also, you must be aware that you are the only one liable for the correctness of the data that you communicate to ESSENTIEL.
6. Right to object
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data if you have serious and legitimate reasons to do so. You can exercise your right by sending an email to the address firstname.lastname@example.org. However, you cannot object to the processing of personal data in so far that this processing is essential for us to comply with our contractual obligations.
7. Security and confidentiality
Cookies and similar technologies do not allow us to systematically collect data that enable us to identify the users of our Website. They only allow us to improve our Website, to better understand the interests of our users, and to measure the effectiveness of the content of our Website.
8.2. What is a cookie?
8.3. Kind of cookies
There are different categories of Cookies, based on their source, function and the time they are used.
First party cookies are cookies set by a website visited by the user i.e. the website displayed in the address bar. (e.g. cookies placed by www.essentiel-antwerp.com if you use first party cookies)
Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user. In case a user visits a Website and a third party sets a cookie through that Website, such cookie is considered a third party cookie (e.g. cookies set by Google, Twitter and Facebook).
Functional cookies are cookies that ensure the proper functioning of the Website (e.g. cookies for log-in or registration, language preferences). Functional cookies are mostly considered first party cookies.
Non-functional cookies are cookies that can be set for statistical, social, targeting and commercial purposes. They do not serve the mere technical support of the Website. Cookies with statistical purposes allow us to check which pages of the Website you visit, where your computer is localized etc. Cookies with social purposes allow the user to share the content of the visited Website through social media with others. Cookies with targeting purposes allow creating a specific profile for you based on your surfing history to make advertisements more relevant for you. Cookies with commercial purposes keep track of how many and which advertisements were displayed to a user. Non-functional cookies can be first party or third party cookies.
Persistent cookies remain stored on a user’s device after the end of a browsing session. The cookies are activated each time the user visits the Website that sets the cookie (e.g. cookies set by social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Google Analytics etc.). Most non-functional cookies are persistent cookies.
Session cookies allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browsing session. A browsing session starts when a user opens the browser screen and ends when he closes the browser screen. Session cookies are only set temporarily. When you close the browser, the cookies will be removed. Most functional cookies are session cookies.
8.4. Your permission
8.5. Changing your browser settings
We would like to point out that Web browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings can generally be found in the menu ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ of your web browser. In order to better understand these settings, you may wish to read the information available through the following links. If you need additional information, you can consult the ‘Help’ function in your web browser.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari
8.6. More information on cookies
Information on cookies: More information on cookies is available through the following link: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Internet Advertising Industry: The internet advertising industry drafted a guide to online behavioural advertising and online privacy that you can find on: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/
8.7. Which cookies do we us on www.essentiel-antwerp.com?
|Functional||www.essentiel-antwerp.com||language & ship country selection||300 days|
|Functional||www.essentiel-antwerp.com||user country||1 day|
|Functional||www.essentiel-antwerp.com||login or registration||1 hour|
|Non-functional||utma||www.essentiel-antwerp.com||Google analytics tracking cookie||2 years|
|Non-functional||utmb||www.essentiel-antwerp.com||Google analytics tracking cookie||30 minutes|
|Non-functional||utmc||www.essentiel-antwerp.com||Google analytics tracking cookie||session|
|Non-functional||utmz||www.essentiel-antwerp.com||Google analytics tracking cookie||6 months|
For cookies set by third parties (incl. Google Analytics), we kindly refer to the statements set forth by such parties on their respective websites. Please note that we do not have any influence on the content of these statements nor on the content of the cookies set by such third parties. ;
9. Applicable law and jurisdiction