Information Collected through the SiteWhen you visit the Site and access its pages, belux collects the following Information:
Active information that you disclose to belux when you visit certain belux websites may include your name, company name, job title, home and business address, email address, telephone number, mobile number or other contact information, and demographic information such as your gender, postal code, country, preferences, as well as username and password, or delivery and fulfillment information as may be necessary, and such other personal information that you elect to disclose and as belux may request from time to time.
belux automatically receives passive information when you use or access the Site, or through your use of certain browsers. Automated passive information includes your IP address, browser information and version, location, date, time and time zone, network routing information, equipment versions and similar information. belux also passively receives site activity data capturing how you enter and leave the Site, how you navigate to and leave the pages and links you visit on the Site, your length of stay on any part of the Site, your product or service preference indicated by the number of times and the length of time you view a product, how often you visit the Site and any of its pages, or third party websites or applications accessible through the Site.
Passive information does not identify you to belux by name, and belux does not link your IP address to you or to any personally identifiable information. belux may store passive information for the purpose of determining effective click-path flow, to test and improve user experience of the Site, and related usage for internal purposes.
belux receives “passive” information using the following data collection techniques:
Cookies: “Cookies” are small text files sent from the Site to your web browser or your hard drive to store bits of information related to you. Cookies may last while you are active on the Site and are deleted when you close your browser. Cookies can also be stored in your computer browser or memory until you delete them manually or until they expire. Cookies may collect a unique identifier and store user information such as IP addresses, navigational data, server information, data transfer times, user preferences, and passwords, allowing you to sign in to your account in a belux website or to access certain areas on the Site.
Locally shared objects, also called flash cookies, are pieces of data that websites using Adobe Flash may store on your computer. belux will use the information collected to find out how you navigate the Site. You may disable this function by referring to the www.adobe.com website for information. If you disable or disallow locally shared objects, you might not be able to access certain pages or important functions on the Site.
To manage your privacy preferences, you may configure your Internet browser using the “help” function in order to alert you when a cookie is sent or used and allow you the option to accept, reject or remove cookies. If you reject, disable or remove cookies, you might not be able to access certain pages or important functions on the Site.
Purpose of collecting the Information
Use, Processing, Disclosure and Transfer of the Information
belux will use, process, disclose and transfer the Information as legally permitted, and as requested or consented by you.
belux stores Information that you provide for as long as you maintain a user profile, and as necessary for the effective operation of the Site or to comply with legal requirements. When you communicate with belux, your Information is collected only as may be necessary to reply, and stored for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose of collecting and processing of the Information as stated in this Privacy Statement. When you submit your Information in a resume or similar document to express your interest in career opportunities at belux, your Information will form part of the belux pool of candidates allowing belux to consider you for available positions that match your qualifications.
belux hosts the Site on its servers in Belgium. Because belux is part of a global group of companies, Information that you submit to the Site may be shared with belux’s affiliates in the United States or other locations, only when the transfer is legally permissible and appropriate for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement.
Your Information may be transferred, accessed and stored globally, as necessary for the provision of the products and services through the Site. belux may disclose and transfer the Information to IT providers, subcontractors and other third party service providers that assist with the operation of the Site or the associated activities.
Some recipients of the Information may be located within your home jurisdiction or elsewhere, including countries that do not offer an adequate level of protection within the meaning of the European Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC). In this case, belux will ensure by other means, prior to the transfer of the Information, that the data recipient adequately safeguards the Information. All recipients of the Information will be required to keep the Information secure, and a data recipient that qualifies as a data processor will be required to process the Information in accordance with our instructions.
belux may disclose your Information to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, when required by law or legal process, when necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraud or illegal activity.
belux may also disclose and transfer the Information, subject to the requirements of applicable law and as necessary or appropriate, to protect the security of the Site, to protect belux, its affiliates, directors, officers, and employees or others against liability, or in connection with the sale or transfer of all or part of the business.
belux will notify you should the use, disclosure, or storage of your Information change from that stated at the time of collection. If you receive such notification, you may elect to either opt-out of any change, when possible, or you may terminate your user account or stop using the Site.
Users who consent to receive additional communication will be added to belux’s internal mailing list and furnished with product information via email, telemarketing, fax, SMS, and postal mail, where legally permitted. With user consent, belux may also disclose and transfer personal information to belux partners or resellers for the marketing of belux products and services.
If you decide not to receive such further information, you may unsubscribe as described in the individual communication, or notify belux at the postal address indicated in this Privacy Statement. You will be removed from the subscriber list within ten (10) business days.
Pursuant to applicable laws and regulations, belux maintains reasonable technical and organization measures to protect your Information against accidental or unlawful destruction or loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access.
Access and Correction of Personal Information
You may directly access, modify, update or delete all or part of your Information in your User Profile, or you may request belux at firstname.lastname@example.org to modify or delete your Information in accordance with applicable law or regulations. belux will make every reasonable effort to promptly comply with your request. belux may, however, limit access to your Information where providing such access is unreasonably burdensome or expensive under the circumstances, or as otherwise permitted by international standards. To protect your privacy and security, belux may take reasonable steps to verify your identify before responding to your request.
Links to Other Internet Sites
The privacy practices set forth in this Privacy Statement apply only to this Site and the specified activities. Other websites, whether operated by belux or by third parties, may have different privacy practices. Please review the privacy policies of such other websites that you access through the Site. belux is not responsible or liable for the content of third party websites or for third party compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Revisions to this Privacy Statement
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or belux’s privacy practices, please write or send an email to belux at:
+41 (0)61 316 74 01