WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA?
Personal Data is any information about an identifiable individual, other than the person's business title or business contact information when used or disclosed for the purpose of business communications. Personal Data does not include anonymous or non-Personal Data (i.e., information that cannot be associated with or tracked back to a specific individual).
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
Belgian Foal Auction VZW with registered office at Kazernelaan 208, 3530 Helchteren, is responsible for the processing of your personal data, (the “Data Controller”). You can contact us in writing at any time on the aforementioned address or via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT?
You can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself, including your e-mail address. Our web server may collect information related to your visit to our website, including the IP address and domain used to access our website, the type and version of your browser, the website you came from to access our website, the page you entered and exited at, any website page that is viewed by that IP address and what country you are from. We use this information to monitor our website's performance (such as number of visits, average time spent, page views) and for our business purposes such as working to continually upgrade our website. In addition, we collect the Personal Data that you submit to our website, such as your name, address and any other contact or other information that you choose to provide by: • using the "contact" or “order” forms on this website; • by corresponding with a representative of Belgian Foal Auction via e-mail using the links created for that purpose.
When you visit the website, we may place a "cookie" on the hard drive of your computer to track your visit. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your hard drive through your web browser that can only be read by the website that placed the cookie on your hard drive. The cookie acts as an identification card and allows our website to identify you and to record your passwords and preferences. The cookie allows us to track your visit to the website so that we can better understand your use of our website so that we can customize and tailor the website to better meet your needs. You can accept or reject cookies. Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies, although you can change your browser settings to reject cookies if you like. If you decide to switch off cookies, it is possible that some graphical elements no longer appear at their best, or that you are no longer capable to use certain features of Belgian Foal Auction. You can find more information on how you can change or adjust the settings of your browser, in the user manual or help function of your internet browser.
WHAT ABOUT LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES?
Our website may contain links to other websites that may be subject to less stringent privacy standards. We cannot assume any responsibility for the privacy practices, policies or actions of the third parties that operate these websites. Belgian Foal Auction is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your Personal Data. You should review the privacy policies of these websites before providing them with Personal Data.
WHY DO WE COLLECT, USE, AND DISCLOSE PERSONAL DATA?
The Personal Data collected is used and disclosed for the following purposes: • to contact you if you have requested to be contacted by means of the contact form; • to send you (personalised) marketing, advertising, and promotional messages and other information that may be of interest to you, in relation to the products, services and events provided by Belgian Foal Auction. You can unsubscribe or opt-out from receiving these communications via the link in the marketing correspondence. If the sharing of data is required for the aforementioned purposes, your personal data can be disclosed to third party service providers who require such information to assist us with establishing, maintaining and managing our relationship with you. In some instances, such parties may also provide certain information technology and data processing services to us so that we may operate our business. In those cases, third party service providers who process personal data on behalf of Belgian Foal Auction, if any, will be required to take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the security of that data, and to act only in accordance with the instructions of Belgian Foal Auction in respect of the processing of such data. Your data will be stored exclusively in Belgium and France. Personal Data may furthermore be disclosed or transferred to another party in the event of a change in ownership of, or a grant of a security interest in, all or a part of Belgian Foal Auction. We may collect, use or disclose your Personal Data without your knowledge or consent where we are permitted or required by applicable law or regulatory requirements to do so. Except as otherwise permitted or required by applicable law or regulatory requirements, Belgian Foal Auction endeavors to retain Personal Data only for as long as it believes is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which the Personal Data was collected (including, for the purpose of meeting any legal, accounting or other reporting requirements or obligations). If destroying or erasing Personal Data is not mandatory by law, we may make it anonymous such that it cannot be associated with or tracked back to the individual. If you are contacting us from Europe through our website, we may disclose your personal data (including a person's business title or business contact information when used or disclosed for the purpose of business communications) to the relevant European affiliate(s) or dealers of Belgian Foal Auction in order for them to answer your request and to provide you with any assistance needed. The processing of your personal data will then be regulated by the applicable privacy policies that apply to the processing by the relevant European affiliate(s).
YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS IMPORTANT TO US
HOW IS YOUR PERSONAL DATA PROTECTED?
Placing hyperlinks to the Websites is only allowed if these hyperlinks lead to the homepage of the site. Deep linking is not permitted without the prior written consent of Belgian Foal Auction. The use of these Websites on sites or on parts of third-party websites (such as through in-line linking, framing or any other means) is also forbidden. Belgian Foal Auction endeavors to maintain physical, technical and procedural safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the Personal Data in question. These safeguards are designed to protect your Personal Data from loss and unauthorized access, copying, use, modification or disclosure. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while this website strives to protect your Personal Data, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once this website receives your transmission, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
INQUIRIES OR CONCERNS?
For more information about our privacy policies please visit our website or contact our group privacy officer at email@example.com.
INTERPRETATION OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
Any interpretation associated with this privacy statement will be made by our Privacy Officer. This privacy statement includes examples but is not intended to be restricted in its application to such examples, therefore where the word 'including' is used, it shall mean 'including without limitation'. This privacy statement applies to and governs the activities of Belgian Foal Acution. All references herein to "Belgian Foal Auction", “we", "us", "our" and like terms should be interpreted accordingly. For purposes of EU legislation, Belgian Foal Auction is to be considered the controller of the personal data processed via our website or via e-mail using the hyperlinks created for that purpose. It is Belgian Foal Auction's policy to comply with the privacy legislation within each jurisdiction in which we operate. Sometimes the privacy legislation and / or an individual's right to privacy are different from one jurisdiction to another. Should there be, in a specific case, any inconsistency between this privacy statement and the applicable privacy laws, this privacy statement shall be interpreted, in respect of that case, to give effect to, and comply with, such privacy laws.