This website, www.oserieux.be (hereinafter referred to as “Website”) is developed, managed and published by oSérieux bvba (hereinafter referred to as “oSérieux”), a company with headquarters at the address Kasteel Kieffeltstraat 15, 1200 Brussels, Belgium, and registered in the Brussels Trade Register under the number BE 0883.829.653.
For all information and contact please use the contact form on the Website or write to:
Avenue Jean Monnetlaan 14
1200 Brussels, Belgium.
During Belgian office hours, you can reach us via +32 2 772 20 50.
This Website uses functional and analytical cookies. This is done anonymously. Functional cookies make our Website work better, analytical cookies tell us more on how the Website is used. No personal data is being collected or passed on. The cookies aren’t used for marketing or advertising.
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On this Website there are sharing buttons for social media networks. The code behind these buttons – when using – places a cookie on your computer. The privacy rules of social networks apply here. We have no influence on and are not responsible for what these networks do with your personal data.
We also have no control about the way other social media users handle your information after you share something that is on our Website.
By using certain parts of the Website, by subscribing to the newsletter, you provide information that allows to identify yourself as a person. This only happens for our services and information provision if you give permission for this.
Your personal data is processed in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (AVG) – also known as General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR.
The current privacy statement applies to our websites www.oserieux.be and www.seriouslyfood.be and all (commercial) relationships between oSérieux and its customers, prospects and business partners.
This privacy statement includes information about the personal data that oSérieux collects, as well as the way in which oSérieux uses and processes this personal data.
oSérieux wants to emphasize that it always tries to act in accordance with the “Privacy Legislation” namely the Belgian Privacy Act of 8/12/1992 on the protection of privacy with regards to the processing of personal data, the EU Regulation 2016/679 of 27/04/2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC and the (future) Belgian legislation concerning the implementation of the mentioned Regulation.
Visiting the Website, making use of the services of oSérieux, subscribing to the oSérieux and/or Seriously Food newsletter, creating an account on the website and any communication with oSérieux implies your explicit approval (through communication of your personal data or opt-in) of the Privacy Statement and thus of the way in which oSérieux collects, uses and processes your personal data.
What data is being collected?
Only those personal data are collected that are necessary to fulfill a certain part of our service or to send you information.
oSérieux can collect and process following personal data:
- First name
- E-mail address
- Postal address
- Date of birth
- Telephone number
- Company name
- Company address
- Enterprise number
- Social media data
oSérieux also automatically collects anonymous information regarding the use that you make of the Website. For ex, oSérieux will automatically log which parts of the Website you visit, which web browser you use, which website you visited when you accessed the Website. We cannot identify you on the basis of this data, but it allows oSérieux to compile statistics regarding the use of the Website.
Method of collecting personal data
This personal data is collected from of within the framework of:
- Visit of the Website
- Subscription to our newsletter (whether or not via the Website)
- A collaboration with oSérieux
The personal data collected by oSérieux is thus provided explicitly and voluntarily by you.
The provision of certain personal data is (sometimes) a condition for being able to enjoy certain services (e.g. to contact the agency, to subscribe to newsletters, to participate in certain activities and events).
Use of personal data
oSérieux can use your personal data for the following purposes:
- The implementation of an agreement with oSérieux (incl. the follow-up thereof)
- Answering questions (whether or not asked via the contact form)
- Optimizing the quality, management and content of the Website
- Sending newsletters, invitations, press releases, press kits, …
- Statistical purposes
- The preparation of a quotation and the sending thereof
- Sending invoices and collecting payments
- Confirmation of registration for an event, …
- Registration of visitors to the building/location
- The creation of an account and the confirmation thereof
- Sending targeted marketing and advertising
The processing takes place on the following legal grounds, depending on the case:
- You have given permission for the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes
- The processing is necessary for the implementation of the agreement with oSérieux or to take measures at your request before the conclusion of an agreement
- The processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation that rests on oSérieux
- Processing is necessary to protect your vital interests or those of another natural person
- Processing is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest
- The processing is necessary for the protection of the justified interest of oSérieux or of a third party, unless your interest or fundamental rights and your fundamental freedoms that require protection of personal data outweigh those interests (especially when you are minor)
We only process personal data of minors (persons under the age of 16) if written permission has been given by the parent or legal representative.
Disclosure of personal data to third parties
Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties. We only use services that process personal data if we have a processing agreement with it, if they are necessary for our services and information and if they can guarantee the secure storage of personal data with a guarantee for your privacy.
Your personal data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the purpose for which you gave permission and provided the personal data (sending a newsletter, purchasing a product, booking a service) or if this is legally required and permitted (for example in the context of a judicial investigation).
Third parties are engaged for:
- Providing IT infrastructure (including booking software, sales software, etc)
- Taking care of (and distributing) newsletters, press releases and invitations.
If you give your explicit permission for this, your personal data will be shared with third parties. You have the right to withdraw this consent at any time, without prejudice to the legality of the processing for its withdrawal.
Cross-border processing of personal data
Any transfer of personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to a recipient who has his domicile or registered office in a country that is not covered by an adequacy decision issued by the European Commission will be governed by provisions of a data transfer agreement that either will contain the standard contractual clauses as defined if the “European Commission Decision of 5/02/2010 (Decision 2010/87/EC°”, or will offer appropriate guarantees through any other mechanism under the Privacy Legislation of any other regulations concerning the processing of personal data.
Storage of personal data
Unless a longer retention period is required or justified by law or by compliance with another legal obligation, oSérieux only stores your personal data for the period necessary to achieve and fulfill the goals, such as described in this Privacy Statement under ‘III. use personal data’.
Security of personal data
The computers and internet connections on which your personal data are stored and transported are protected as well as possible against hacking, installing malware and other improper use. The computers and the network can only be logged in with a username and password.
Everyone who works on behalf of oSérieux can view or know your personal data is bound by the confidentiality of that information.
A backup of the personal data is made in order to be able to restore it in the event of physical or technical incidents.
All employees of oSérieux have been informed about the importance of protecting personal data and privacy.
Notwithstanding the safety policy of oSérieux, the checks it carries out and the actions it carries out in this context, an infallible level of safety cannot be guaranteed. No method of transfer or transfer via the internet nor any method of electronic storage is 100% secure, so oSérieux cannot guarantee absolute security in this context.
Update Privacy Declaration
oSérieux is entitled to update this Privacy Statement by posting a new version on the websites. It is strongly recommended to regularly consult the websites and the relevant page on which the Privacy Statement is displayed in order to ensure that you are aware of any changes.
References to other websites
If, despite our precautions, you still have complaints about our use of your personal data, please contact Ann Ramaekers via [email protected] and we will find a solution.
You can find more information about complaints procedures on the follow websites: privacycommissie, Vlaamse Toezichtcommissie.