Data protection notice Bosal website

This data protection notice governs the processing of your personal data by Bosal Emission Control Systems (hereinafter: “Bosal”, “we”, “us”, “our”) as part of your visit to our website and your communication with us.

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1.    IN GENERAL

1.1.    The data controller for the processing of your personal data is Bosal Emission Control Systems, Dellestraat 20, 3560 Lummen, Belgium, with corporate registration number 0431.440.855.
1.2.    You can contact us via e-mail at info@bosal.com.
1.3.    Where we refer to certain laws or regulations, such reference shall also include any change, replacement or annulment of said laws and regulations, including any related executive decisions.
1.4.    We reserve the right to modify, change or amend this data protection notice from time to time and at our own discretion. You can always consult the latest version of this data protection notice on our website.

2.    TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA WE PROCESS

2.1.    When you use our website, we collect:

  • Technical information associated with the device you use, such as your IP-address, browser type, geographical location and operating system,
  • Information concerning your browsing behaviour, such as how long you visit a page, what links you click on, what pages you visit and how many times you visit a page.

2.2.    When you fill out a contact form on our website or contact us in another way, we collect:

  • Basic identity information you provide (such as your name, the company you work for, your country of residence, your e-mail address and phone number),
  • The content of your communication and the technical details of the communication itself (with whom you correspond at our end, date, time, etc.),
  • Any other personal data you choose to provide.

2.3.    We receive all personal data mentioned above directly from you. It can happen that we receive additional information about your surfing behaviour from partners such as Google. If you require more information about the personal data these parties process about you and make available to others, you are kindly requested to consult their respective privacy policies.

3.    PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

3.1.    We process your personal data to provide you in a personalised and efficient way the information, products and services you request.
3.2.    We process your personal data for marketing purposes, i.e. to provide you with targeted communications, promotions, offerings and other advertisements from us.
3.3.    We process your personal data to comply with legal obligations or to comply with any reasonable request from competent law enforcement agents or representatives, judicial authorities, governmental agencies or bodies, including competent data protection authorities. Your personal data are transferred upon our own initiative to the police or to judicial authorities as evidence or if there are justified suspicions of an unlawful act or crime committed by you through your use of our website or services.
3.4.    We process your personal data to perform statistical analyses so that we are able improve our website, advertisements, products and services or to develop new products and services.
3.5.    We will process your personal data for informing any third party in the context of a possible merger with, acquisition from/by or demerger by that third part, even if that third party is located outside the EU.
3.6.    We process your personal data for the preservation of our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of our partners or any third party, if your use of our website, products and services can be considered (a) a violation of any applicable terms of use or the intellectual property rights or any other right of a third party, (b) a threat to the security or integrity of our website, (c) a danger to our website or any of our or our subcontractors’ underlying systems due to viruses, Trojan horses, spyware, malware or any other form of malicious code, or (d) in any way hateful, obscene, discriminating, racist slanderous, spiteful, hurtful or in some other way inappropriate or illegal.

4.    LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

4.1.    The processing of your personal data for the purposes outlined in Article 3.1 is based on our legitimate interest of being able to communicate with potential customers, interested parties and others.
4.2.    The processing of your personal data for the purposes outlined in Article 3.2 above is based on your consent. We will only send you communications, promotions, offerings, newsletters and other advertisements via e-mail or other person-to-person electronic communication channels if you consented thereto.
4.3.    For the purpose mentioned in Article 3.3, the processing of your personal data is necessary for a legal obligation that we must comply with.
4.4.    For the purposes mentioned in Article 3.4, Article 3.5 and Article 3.6 the processing of your personal data is necessary for purposes of our legitimate interests, such as:

  • Continuous improvements of our website, products and services to ensure that you have the best user-experience possible,
  • Keeping our website, products and services safe from misuse and illegal activity,
  • Marketing and promotion of our products, services, brands and overall successful commercialisation of our products and services,
  • Being able to explore or conduct normal corporate merger and acquisition transactions.
     

5.    TO WHOM WE SEND YOUR DATA

5.1.    We rely on third-party processors who process your personal data on our behalf in order to provide you with our products and services and to improve them. These third-party processors are only allowed to process your personal data on our behalf and upon our explicit written instructions.
We warrant that all third-party processors are selected with due care and are obliged to observe the safety and integrity of your personal data.
5.2.    We share your personal data with other entities within the Bosal Group. However, we ensure that all Bosal entities will take due care that all processing of your personal data is in line with what is set out in this data protection notice.
5.3.    We do not send your personal data in an identifiable manner to any third party without your explicit permission to do so other than to the ones mentioned in Article 5.1 and Article 5.2.

6.    LOCATION AND TRANSFER

6.1.    We process your personal data within the European Economic Area (EEA). However, in order to process your personal data for the purposes outlined in Article 3 above, we also transfer your personal data to third parties who process on our behalf outside the EEA.
6.2.    Each such partner outside the EEA that processes your personal data will be bound to observe adequate safeguards with regard to the processing of your personal data. Such safeguards will be the consequence of:

  • The recipient country having legislation in place which may be considered equivalent to the protection offered within the EEA, or
  • A contractual arrangement between Bosal and that third party.
     

7.    QUALITY ASSURANCES

7.1.    We do our utmost to process only those personal data that are necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned in Article 3 above.
7.2.    Your personal data are only processed for as long as needed to achieve the purposes mentioned in Article 3 above or up until such time where you withdraw your consent for processing them. We will de-identify your personal data when they are no longer necessary for the purposes outlined in Article 3 above, unless there is:

  • An overriding interest of us or of any other third party in keeping your personal data identifiable,
  • A legal or regulatory obligation or a judicial or administrative order that prevent us from de-identifying them.

7.3.    We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to keep your personal data safe from unauthorised access or theft as well as accidental loss tampering or destruction. Access by our personnel or our third-party processors will only be on a need-to-know basis and be subject to strict confidentiality obligations. You understand, however, that safety and security are best efforts obligations which can never be guaranteed.
7.4.    If you are registered to receive communications, promotions, offerings and other advertisements via e-mail, you can opt-out from this by following the opt-out link provided in such communications or by sending us an e-mail with your request at info@bosal.com.

8.    YOUR RIGHTS

8.1.    You have the right to request access to all personal data processed by us pertaining to you. We reserve the right to charge an administrative fee for multiple subsequent requests for access that are clearly submitted for causing nuisance or harm to us. Each request will specify for which processing activity you wish to exercise your right to access and will specify to which data categories you wish to gain access to.
8.2.    You have the right to ask that any personal data pertaining to you that is inaccurate, is corrected free of charge. If you submit a request for correction, your request needs to be accompanied of proof of the flawed nature of the data for which correction is asked.
8.3.    You have the right to withdraw your earlier given consent for processing of your personal data.
8.4.    You have the right to request that personal data pertaining to you is deleted if the data is no longer required in the light of the purposes outlined in Article 3 above or if you withdraw your consent for processing them. However, you need to keep in mind that we will evaluate a request for deletion against:

  • Our overriding interests or the overriding interests of any other third party, and
  • Legal or regulatory obligations or administrative or judicial orders which contradict such deletion.

Instead of deletion you can also ask that we limit the processing of your personal data if (a) you contest the accuracy of the data, (b) the processing is illegitimate, or (c) the data is no longer needed for the purposes listed under Article 3 above.
8.5.    You have the right to oppose the processing of personal data if you are able to prove that there are justified reasons connected with these particular circumstances that warrant such opposition. However, if the intended processing qualifies as direct marketing, you have the right to oppose such processing free of charge and without justification.
8.6.    You have the right to receive from us in a structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format all personal data you have provided to us.
8.7.    If you wish to submit a request to exercise one or more of the rights listed above, you can contact us by e-mail at info@bosal.com

A request to exercise a right will not be construed as consent with the processing of your personal data beyond what is required for handling your request. Such request should clearly state which right you wish to exercise and the reasons for it if such is required. It should also be dated and signed and accompanied by a digitally scanned copy of your valid identity card proving your identity.

We will promptly inform you of having received this request. If the request proves valid, we shall honour it as soon as reasonably possible and at the latest thirty (30) days after having received the request.

If you have any questions or complaints regarding how we process your personal data, please feel free to contact us by e-mail at info@bosal.com. You also have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.