Privacy Policy

Last Updated: June 2009


By using the site you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this policy.

Belmans-Belmans NV is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy tells you about our online collection, use and disclosure of personal information. The terms of this policy apply to all personal information collected by Belmans-Belmans NV on the website Your home jurisdiction may have privacy laws that are more or less protective than the Belgian laws.

This site is operated by Belmans-Belmans NV (“Belmans-Belmans NV”) and may be accessed in Belgium and abroad. For personal information protection purposes, Belmans-Belmans NV is the controller and, unless otherwise noted, is also the processor of the personal information. Information collected may be retained as long as it is reasonably required for the purposes it was collected.


01. Privacy Policy contact information

You may forward any questions, comments or complaints that you might have about this privacy policy to:

Belmans-Belmans NV / Div. Envelop
Rozendaal 98
B-2440 GEEL

Or by email to: 

02. Authorisation to collect personal information

When you visit this site, certain kinds of non-personal information, such as the website that referred you to us, your IP address, browser type and language, and access times, may be collected automatically as part of the site's operation. We also may collect navigational information, including information about the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions taken in connection with the site. Demographic information (e.g., your occupation, hobbies, gender, or interests) may also be collected and may be linked to your personal information.

We only collect personal information about you after you have provided us with your consent to collect that specific information. By voluntarily providing this information to us, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as set out in this privacy policy.  

03. Personal information may consist of:


1.     information collected when you register including your member name and password, your name, your mailing address, email address, and phone number.

2.     information collected when you make a purchase including your credit card number and billing address.

3.     if you become a contributor, information collected when you sign-up as a contributor including:

            (i) banking and other financial institution information required in order for us to compensate                 you;            

          (ii) your social insurance number required in order for us to prepare tax information slips;                      and            

         (iii) a copy of your photo identification (for example, your driver’s license).

You may always choose not to provide personal information, but if you so choose, certain products and services may not be available to you.

04. Use of personal information

Belmans-Belmans NV collects and uses your personal information to:

·       create and manage your membership account;

·       process your transactions;

·       provide customer service;

·       perform research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies;

·       to display content that is customized to your interests and preferences;

·       to run contests, select entrants, and choose prize winners;

·       to run Interactive Areas;

·       if you are contributor to Belmans-Belmans NV, to compensate you and to prepare tax information slips;

·       if you are a contributor to Belmans-Belmans NV, to identify your uploaded content as your content; and,

·       to communicate with you about your transactions, new products and services. We may send transaction-related communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, and purchase confirmations. We may also send you surveys or marketing communications to inform you of new products or services or other information or offers that may be of interest. If you do not wish to receive surveys or marketing communications, you may adjust your "Personal Information Preferences" as described below or follow the "unsubscribe" instructions included within each email communication. Please keep in mind that, if you choose not to receive marketing communications, you will continue to receive transactional or account communications (e.g., confirmation emails and account balance statements).

Personal information collected by Belmans-Belmans NV is stored and processed in Belgium and by providing us with your personal information and using our sites or services, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

If you would like to exercise any of your personal information protection rights (including the right to have your personal information deleted), please contact us using the Privacy Policy contact information above. 

05. Disclosure of personal information

Except as set out in this privacy policy, Belmans-Belmans NV does not disclose or sell your personal information to any third-parties.

We may disclose your personal information to third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf. For example, we may hire other companies to handle the processing of payments, to provide data storage, to host websites, to fulfil orders and shipments, to assist in marketing, to conduct audits, etc. Those third-party service providers:

(i)              shall be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to provide the service,

(ii)             must protect personal information to the same extent as Belmans-Belmans NV, and

(iii)            shall be prohibited from using it for any other purpose.

If you have entered into and/or won an Belmans-Belmans NV contest, we or a contest sponsor may publish your name and city of residence. Information about our customers, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, or sale of the company and/or its assets, as well as in the unlikely event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, in which personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company. We will notify you of such an occurrence as described in the "Changes to This Privacy Policy" section below. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information if required or permitted to do so by law.


06. To access your personal information


If you would like to review or revise information that you previously provided to us, you may access and change your personal information in the "Account Details" section of the site. You may also write to for assistance.


07. Use of cookies and other technoligies

Belmans-Belmans NV uses "cookies" to enable you to sign in to our services and to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard drive. Cookies contain information, including personal information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The information that cookies collect includes the date and time of your visit, your registration information, session identification number and your navigational history and preferences.

Cookies offer you many conveniences. They allow us to identify registered users when they return to the site so that they can e.g. retrieve previous image search results. Cookies also save you time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

In some cases, our third-party service providers may use cookies on our sites. We have no access to or control over these cookies. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by Belmans-Belmans NV only, and does not cover the use of cookies by third parties.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of our sites and services that depend on cookies but you will be able to perform basic navigation through the site.

In addition to cookies, we may use other technologies, including single-pixel gifs (also known as web beacons) on our websites and in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters. These tiny electronic images assist us in determining how many users have visited certain pages or opened messages or newsletters. We do not use these images to collect personal information.


08. Protection of your personal information

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to help protect your personal information including without limitation:

- limiting access to your personal information to those of our employees who require it to provide services to you;

 - requiring employees to sign confidentiality agreements to protect customer and other confidential information;

 - ensuring that third-party service providers sign confidentiality agreements to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information and not to use it for any unauthorized purposes;

 - encrypting credit card information on our order forms using secure socket layer (SSL) technology; and

- storing your personal information in secure computer systems which protect it from unauthorized access or use.

No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If a password is used to protect your account and personal information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. 

09. Message boards or other interactive services

Our sites may include discussion forums or other interactive areas or services, including blogs, chat rooms, bulletin boards, message boards, online hosting or storage services, or other areas or services in which you or third parties create, post or store any content, messages, comments, materials or other items on the sites ("Interactive Areas"). If you use an Interactive Area, you should be aware that these areas are open to the public and any personal information you post or provide at registration may be viewable by others. We are not responsible for personal information you submit in connection with the Interactive Areas, nor are we responsible for how others might use that information, including to send you unsolicited messages. Interactive Area postings may be retained indefinitely. If at any time you would like to remove a posting, please email us at Keep in mind that removal of a posting from an Interactive Area does not mean that the posting will be deleted from our systems.


10. Email referral services

If you choose to use our email referral services to tell a friend about our products or services we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will use that information to send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site and review the product or service you have selected. We may use a third-party provider to administer this function, but any such third-party provider may only use the information submitted to facilitate this one-time email.


11. Minors

We do not intend to solicit or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18 without parental consent. If you are under 18, you shall not use or enter information on this site, including without limitation, any Interactive Areas of the site without parental consent. Please contact by email at, to obtain the necessary parental consent forms.


12. Links

We may link to websites, including those of our subsidiaries and third-party content providers, that have different privacy policies and practices from those disclosed here. We assume no responsibility for the policies or practices of such linked sites, and encourage you to become acquainted with them prior to use.


13. Privacy policy changes

We reserve the right to change the terms of this privacy policy at any time. When we make changes, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of the policy. If there are material changes to this statement or in how Belmans-Belmans NV will use your personal information, we will notify you by prominently posting a notice of such changes here or on our home page, or by sending you an email. We encourage you to review this policy whenever you visit one of our sites.


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Intellectuele eigendomsrechten

De inhoud van deze site, met inbegrip van de merken, logo’s, tekeningen, data, product- of bedrijfsnamen, teksten, beelden e.d. zijn beschermd door intellectuele rechten en behoren toe aan [Bedrijfsnaam] of rechthoudende derden.

Bepeperking van aansprakelijkheid

De informatie op de webstite is van algemene aard. De informatie is niet aangepast aan persoonlijke of specifieke omstandigheden, en kan dus niet als een persoonlijk, professioneel of juridisch advies aan de gebruiker worden beschouwd.

[Bedrijfsnaam] levert grote inspanningen opdat de ter beschikking gestelde informatie volledig, juist, nauwkeurig en bijgewerkt zou zijn. Ondanks deze inspanningen kunnen onjuistheden zich voordoen in de ter beschikking gestelde informatie. Indien de verstrekte informatie onjuistheden zou bevatten of indien bepaalde informatie op of via de site onbeschikbaar zou zijn, zal [Bedrijfsnaam] de grootst mogelijke inspanning leveren om dit zo snel mogelijk recht te zetten.

[Bedrijfsnaam] kan evenwel niet aansprakelijk worden gesteld voor rechtstreekse of onrechtstreekse schade die onstaat uit het gebruik van de informatie op deze site.

Indien u onjuistheden zou vaststellen in de informatie die via de site ter beschikking wordt gesteld, kan u de beheerder van de site contacteren.

De inhoud van de site (links inbegrepen) kan te allen tijde zonder aankondiging of kennisgeving aangepast, gewijzigd of aangevuld worden. [Bedrijfsnaam] geeft geen garanties voor de goede werking van de website en kan op geen enkele wijze aansprakelijk gehouden worden voor een slechte werking of tijdelijke (on)beschikbaarheid van de website of voor enige vorm van schade, rechtstreekse of onrechtstreekse, die zou voortvloeien uit de toegang tot of het gebruik van de website.

[Bedrijfsnaam] kan in geen geval tegenover wie dan ook, op directe of indirecte, bijzondere of andere wijze aansprakelijk worden gesteld voor schade te wijten aan het gebruik van deze site of van een andere, inzonderheid als gevolg van links of hyperlinks, met inbegrip, zonder beperking, van alle verliezen, werkonderbrekingen, beschadiging van programma's of andere gegevens op het computersysteem, van apparatuur, programmatuur of andere van de gebruiker.

De website kan hyperlinks bevatten naar websites of pagina's van derden, of daar onrechtstreeks naar verwijzen. Het plaatsen van links naar deze websites of pagina’s impliceert op geen enkele wijze een impliciete goedkeuring van de inhoud ervan.

[Bedrijfsnaam] verklaart uitdrukkelijk dat zij geen zeggenschap heeft over de inhoud of over andere kenmerken van deze websites en kan in geen geval aansprakelijk gehouden worden voor de inhoud of de kenmerken ervan of voor enige andere vorm van schade door het gebruik ervan.

Toepasselijk recht en bevoegde rechtbanken.

Het Belgisch recht is van toepassing op deze site. In geval van een geschil zijn enkel de rechtbanken van het arrondissement [Naam arondissement] bevoegd.


[Bedrijfsnaam] hecht belang aan uw privacy. Hoewel de meeste informatie op deze site beschikbaar is zonder dat er persoonlijke gegevens moeten worden verstrekt, is het mogelijk dat de gebruiker om persoonlijke informatie gevraagd wordt. Deze informatie zal enkel gebruikt worden in het kader van [Kader]. (bv ons klantenbeheer, om u op de hoogte te houden van onze activiteiten, …). De gebruiker kan zich, kosteloos en op verzoek, steeds verzetten tegen het gebruik van zijn gegevens voor direct marketing. Daartoe zal hij zich richten tot [Bedrijfsnaam], [Adres bedrijf] of via [Email adres bedrijf]. Uw persoonsgegevens worden nooit doorgegeven aan derden (indien wel het geval vermelden aan wie).

Conform de wet verwerking persoonsgegevens van 08/12/1992 beschikt de gebruiker over een wettelijk recht op inzage en eventuele correctie van zijn persoonsgegevens. Mits bewijs van identiteit (kopie identiteitskaart) kunt u via een schriftelijke, gedateerde en ondertekende aanvraag aan [Bedrijfsnaam], [Adres bedrijf] of via [Email adres bedrijf], gratis de schriftelijke mededeling bekomen van uw persoonsgegevens. Indien nodig kunt u ook vragen de gegevens te corrigeren die onjuist, niet volledig of niet pertinent zouden zijn.

[Bedrijfsnaam] kan anonieme of geaggregeerde gegevens verzamelen van niet-persoonlijke aard, zoals browser type of IP-adres, het besturingsprogramma dat u gebruikt of de domeinnaam van de website langs waar u naar onze-website gekomen bent, of waarlangs u die verlaat. Dit maakt het ons mogelijk om onze website permanent te optimaliseren voor de gebruikers.

Het gebruik van cookies.

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