Artikel 1 – General terms
- Blue Matters takes responsibility for the processing of your personal data.
Artikel 2 – Collected personal data
2.1. Data you communicate to us:
- Category 1, without registration: your IP-adress
- Category 2: by registration: password e-mail address, name and surname
- Category 3: data obtained by placing cookies: Session ID and Wordfence Human Cookie
- Category 4: your invoicing date and other data data in response to placing an order
2.2. Blue Matters can obtain personal data though different means:
- by placing cookies (see below);
- during your registration and use of the Website;
Artikel 3 – Purposes of the processing of data
3.1. General purposes:
Blue Matters will use the obtained personal data solely for the purposes mentioned below:
- Category 1: the maintaining and improving of the Website and the creation of anonymous statistics based (the identity of particular persons or companies will not be traceable) on the “legitimate interest” of Blue Matters to improve her service and Website continuously;
- Category 2: being able to answer the question you have asked via one of our fill-in forms with your explicit prior consent as well as our legitimate interest;
- Category 3: Session ID, only used in case people log in. To check whether the user is a human and not a robot Wordfence Human Cookie is used based on explicit, prior consent;
- Category 4: the delivery and invoice-details of the products ordered by you, based on the delivery of a service which you requested.
You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data, however you must understand that the delivery of certain services is not possible in case you refuse to provide us with certain personal data.
3.2. Direct marketing:
Your personal data will only be used for direct marketing purposes of you give your explicit and preliminary consent.(“opt-in”).
In case you have given your consent and you are added to Blue Matters’ direct mailing list, Blue Matters may use your personal data to send you marketing material as well as other material relating to Blue Matters, her products and/or her services. Blue Matters can also use the personal data you provided in order to adapt the documents saved by Blue Matters.
This consent can be revoked at all times, for free and without motivation by clicking the unsubscribe button below every promotional e-mail.
3.3. Transfer to third parties:
In case of whole or partial reorganization or cession of Blue Matters’ activities, whereby Blue Matters reorganizes, transfers, ceases her business activity or in case Blue Matters goes bankrupt, your personal data may be transferred to new entities or third parties.
Blue Matters will try, if reasonably possible, to inform you beforehand of the fact that Blue Matters transfers your personal data to a third person, but you must be aware of the fact that this is not always possible nor technically nor commercially.
Blue Matters won’t sell, let, hand out your personal data nor place them at disposal of third parties, except in the situations provided for in this policy or unless your explicit and preliminary consent.
3.4. Legal requirements:
In extraordinary circumstances it may occur that Blue Matters is obliged to transfer your personal data following a court order or in order to comply with imperative laws and/or regulations. Blue Matters will, if reasonably possible, try to inform you on beforehand, unless revealing this information is subject to legal constraints.
Artikel 4 – Duration of the processing
We will store and process your personal data during the period necessary depending on the purposes of the processing as well as depending on the contractual relationship between you and Blue Matters.
Specific intended period: 7 years after the last communication
Artikel 5 – Your rights
5.1. Access right and right to obtain a copy.
You have the right to freely obtain at any moment access to your personal data, as well as to be informed about the use of your personal data.
5.2. Right to correct, delete and limit:
You have the choice to share your personal data with Blue Matters. You also have the right to request Blue Matters to correct, delete or complement your personal data. You acknowledge that a refusal to share data or a request to delete these data will make the delivery of certain services and/or products impossible.
You can also request the processing of your personal data to be limited.
5.3. Right to object:
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data when you have serious and legitimate reasons to do so.
You also have the right to object to the use of your personal data for purposes of direct marketing. In such case specific reasoning will not be requested.
5.4. Right to free data transferring:
You have the right to obtain your personal data which is processed by Blue Matters in a structured, usual form, readable by machines and/or to transfer this data to another data controller.
5.5. Right to withdraw consent
When the processing is based on prior consent you have the right to withdraw this consent.
5.6. Exercise of rights:
You can exercise your rights by contacting us, either through e-mail to itmatters@ bluematters.be or by mail to Blue Matters, Jakob Heremansstraat 11, 9000 Ghent, Belgium or through the link ‘Contact form’ on the Website, with inclusion of your ID.
5.7. Automated decisions and profiling:
The processing of your personal data does not include profiling, nor shall you be subjected to automated decisions.
5.8. Right to file a complaint:
You have the right to file a complaint with the Belgische Gegevensbeschermingautoriteit: Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussel
Tel : +32 (0)2 274 48 00 Fax : +32 (0)2 274 48 35 firstname.lastname@example.org
This does not affect a provision before the civil court.
If you have suffered damages caused by the processing of your personal data you can file a claim for damages.
Artikel 6 – Safety and confidentiality
6.1. We have adopted safety measures which are suited on both a technical and an organisational level to avoid the destruction, the loss, the forgery, the adjustment, the non-authorised access or the notification of the personal data by accident to a third party, as well as the non-authorised processing of these data.
6.2. Blue Matters shall not be liable in any way for direct or indirect damages caused by a wrongfully or improper use of the personal data by a third party.
6.3. At all times you shall comply with safety standards, for instance by avoiding all non-authorised access to your login and access code. You are solely responsible for the use of the Website on your computer, IP-address and identification data, as well as for the confidentiality.
Artikel 7 – Access by third parties
- In order to process your personal data we provide access to your personal data to our employees.
Artikel 8 – Cookies
8.1. What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a small text file that is sent from the server of Blue Matters and is stored on your computer’s hard drive. This way we can remember your preferences when visiting our Website. The information stored through these cookies can only be read by Blue Matters and only for the duration of your visit to the Website.
8.3. Kind of cookies:
Cookies can be subdivided based on their offspring, function and durability. The legislation mainly makes a division between functional or technical necessary cookies on the one hand and all other cookies on the other hand.
The Website only uses the following cookies:
|PHPSESSID||WordPress||Only for users who log on||Until closing the browser|
|wordfence_verifiedHuman||WordPress||See if a visitor is a human and not a robot||1 day|
|_ga||Google analytics||Analytics||2 years|
|Name||Domain||Content and Purpose||Validity|
|marketingautomation||marketingautomation.com||Tracking of visits to website||3 years|
|Leadforensics||Leadforensics.com||Tracking of visits to website||3 years|
For cookies set by third parties (Google Analytics) we kindly refer you to the statements set forth by these parties on their respective websites. Beware, we do not have any influence on the content of these statements nor on the content of the cookies of these third parties: Google Analytics cookies
8.4. Your permission:
When you first visit our website you will be asked to accept our different kinds of cookies.
You can block Cookies by activating your browser settings which allows you to refuse the cookies. The rejection of these cookies may have the effect of not allowing you to use some functionalities on the Website.
How can you disable cookies?
If you choose to disable cookies, you can do that depending on what type of browser you use:
- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/nl-NL/windows7/Blockenable- or-allow-cookies
- Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=nl&answer=95647
- Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/nl/kb/cookies-in-en-uitschakelenwebsitesvoorkeuren?redirectlocale=nl&redirectslug=Cookies+in+en+uitschakelen
- Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
In case you have any more questions or remarks regarding the processing of personal data, please contact Blue Matters per mail itmatters@ bluematters.be or per post at Jakob Heremansstraat 11 9000 Ghent, Belgium or by using the “Contact us” button on the Website.
More information on cookies can also be found via the following link: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
More information on online behavioral advertising and online privacy can be found via the following link: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/