Privacy Policy

1. General - what is the purpose of this privacy policy?
1.1. The website available at the address (hereinafter: the ‘Website’) is operated by and is the property of  Aecars BVBA, with company number BE 0876.045.107 and with registered office at Rijksweg 4 – 8870 Izegem – Belgium (also referred to hereinafter as the: ‘Controller’, ‘we’, or ‘us’).

1.2. This privacy policy is intended to provide information about the processing of your personal data on or via the Website. This Privacy Policy is intended to safeguard the proper and transparent processing of your personal data.
We highly recommend that you carefully read this Privacy Policy.

1.3. This Privacy Policy is only applicable to the processing of your personal data on or via the Website by the Controller and/or by processors (e.g. external service providers or subcontractors) which process your personal data on our behalf, and which have concluded a processing agreement to this end.
This Privacy Policy does not in any way whatsoever cover the privacy policies of other websites or applications to which the Website refers via (authorised) hyperlinks or of companies or entities that advertise our services.

1.4. We are responsible for processing your personal data. As the Controller, we take all appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure that the processing is in compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (hereinafter: ‘GDPR’). Our appointees or employees who have access to your personal data are also required to comply with the obligations of the GDPR.

1.5. This Privacy Policy is made available to you electronically and may be viewed at any time under ‘Privacy Policy’ on the Website. In case of requests or additional questions, please send an e-mail to: . We shall reply to you with the steps that have been taken in this regard no later than one month after receipt of your request or query.

1.6. The Controller reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time. This privacy policy was last updated on 29/04/2019.

1.7. We are obliged to inform you that prior to uploading to or placing information relating to other persons on the Website, that you must always have the express consent therefore from the person/persons concerned.

2. Who are we and how can you contact us   ?
Legal form:    BVBA (private company with limited liability)

Company name:    AECARS

Trade name:     Aecars BVBA

Registered office:    Rijksweg 4 – 8870 Izegem – Belgium
VAT number:     VAT BE 0876.045.107

Telephone number:    051/31.75.65


Hyperlink(s) Website:    

3. Data Protection Officer Contact Data
To be completed, where applicable 

4. For which purposes do we process your personal data ?

We process the personal shared by you on or via the Website for digital marketing purposes.

5. What are the legal grounds for processing your personal data?
5.1. We process your personal data when:  stipulate legal grounds .

5.2. In all cases, from the time at which you make a declaration of consent to our privacy policy – by clicking the ‘OK’ button prior to use of the Website, and/or processing personal data on or via the Website – you grant us the free, specific, informed and unambiguous consent to process your personal data and explicitly consent to the manner in which they are processed, as stipulated in this privacy policy.

6. What personal data do we process?
6.1. On or via the Website, we only process the following personal data and only if and insofar as you have granted your consent thereto: specify  .

6.2. Among others, we process the following data: device data, log file data such as the IP address, browser, and operating system, the external website that brought you to our Website, and the pages that you visit on the Website (and the dates on and times at which you visited these pages). These data are processed automatically (even without having registered them in any way), solely for statistical purposes and with a view to further improvement of the Website.

7. Who else receives and/or processes your personal data (besides the Controller)?
Your personal data is also processed on our behalf by, among others, our IT supplier SKINN. This processing has been provided for in a processing agreement concluded with them for this purpose.

8. Do we share your data with (companies or entities) in non-EU countries ?
Not applicable.

9. Where, how, and for how long do we store your personal data?
9.1. Your personal data will be stored on a secure data server to be specified in more detail (location, provider) .

9.2. We shall not store your personal data for any longer than required to achieve the purposes specified in Article 4. In this respect, we could therefore store your personal data for a significant amount of time. In any event, your data shall not be stored for longer than five years.

10. What are your rights? 
10.1. You have the right to request:
- to access your personal data;
- to have your personal data improved (rectification) or removed (erasure);
- to restrict the processing that relates to you.

10.2. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data. You can object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing at all times and at no cost.

10.3. You have the right to transfer your personal data to a different Controller.

10.4. Where the processing of your personal data has been based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw this consent at all times. However, withdrawal of your consent is not retroactive, and the lawfulness of the processing based on your consent prior to the withdrawal thereof shall remain intact.

10.5. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Privacy Commission/National Data Protection Authority.

10.6. The exercise of the aforementioned rights is contingent on the requirements and conditions as stipulated in the GDPR.

10.7. To exercise the aforementioned rights, you can send a simple request to
whereby you are required to provide sufficient personal identification.

11 What are our obligations?
11.1. We take all the appropriate measures to guarantee a security level aligned with the risks to which your data is liable and for the protection of your personal data.

11.2. We maintain a processing register in which the processing (category) of your personal data has also been stipulated.

11.3. [Where applicable - We have appointed a Data Protection Officer who informs and advises us concerning our GDPR obligations, who supervises our compliance with the GDPR, and is the point of contact for the authorised data protection authorities.]

11.4. We cooperate with the authorised data protection authorities (at their request).

11.5. Where necessary and/or required, we shall immediately inform the Privacy Commission/National Data Protection Authority within 72 hours of detection of any security incidents or data breaches (including illegal processing, loss, unavailability, destruction, damage, or unauthorised distribution of your personal data).
We shall also notify you should such a breach appear to entail a high risk where your rights are concerned, and under the conditions as stipulated in the GDPR.
Should you in any way whatsoever become aware of any such breach in relation to your personal data or that of others, you may contact us at the following e-mail address .

11.6. In the event that we should use new technologies or applications to process your personal data that could entail high risks where your data protection is concerned, we shall conduct a so-called ‘Data Protection Impact Assessment’ (DPIA) under the conditions stipulated in the GDPR and, where necessary, consult the Privacy Commission/Data Protection Authority in advance.

12. Cookies
12.1. The Website uses ‘cookies’ with a view to improving user experience and for the collection of Website visitor statistics. Cookies are small data files that are saved by the browser on your computer when you visit a Website and which facilitate the interaction between the visitor and the Website. Cookies do not contain any personal data.

12.2. From the time at which you make a declaration of consent to our privacy policy, including our cookie policy, by ticking ‘OK’ prior to using the Website, you provide us with free, specific, informed and unambiguous consent to use cookies on the Website.
The following types of cookies are used on the Website:
i. Temporary cookies: these cookies are immediately deleted when you close your browser and are absolutely necessary for navigation of the Website.

ii. Permanent cookies: these cookies are used to transmit data to the Aecars BVBA web server each time a visit is made to the Website and are stored on your computer for a longer period of time. These cookies are activated each time you visit the Website.

iii. Functional cookies: these cookies are used to allow the Website to function properly.

iv. Non-functional cookies: these cookies can be used for statistical purposes, among others.

12.3. You are entitled to object – on request and at no cost –  to the previous authorised use of the aforementioned cookies. You may send such a request at any time to 

12.4. The Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses cookies to facilitate the Website’s analysis of user usage of the site. The data generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google and is stored by it on servers in the United States. Google uses this data to track how you use the Website, to compile reports on website activity on behalf of website operators, and to offer other services relating to website activity and internet use. Google may also provide third parties with this data, should it be legally obliged to do so, or to the extent that these third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Google shall not combine your IP address with other data it has in its possession.

12.5. Cookie use can be deactivated by your computer or another device (i.e., via your browser settings). However, it is possible that the Website will no longer function properly as a result thereof.

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