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Privacy statement

Information gathering

The information gathered and stored by Groep Van Marcke as part of the normal use of our website is intended to help us monitor the use of the site and to enhance the further development thereof. In doing so, no personal details by which you may be personally identified are gathered and/or stored by us.

For users who get in touch with us through the website, we may record information (your name, postal address, e-mail address, the nature of your request and further details as appropriate) to enable us to comply with your request. These details are used to help us provide you with the right information. You may not supply information about third parties without their consent. When you provide us with your personal details, you agree for said details to be processed in our databases.

What does Groep Van Marcke use your information for?

These details are intended in support of the sale and promotion of Groep Van Marcke products. Visitors who supply their e-mail address are invited to specify whether they wish to be provided with further information or receive updates about Groep Van Marcke or our website in the future. Only visitors who specify that they would appreciate this, will subsequently be sent further information. Visitors are given the opportunity to discontinue receiving e-mails or information at any point in time (opt-out).

We may also use your details to send you information about sales promotions, discounts and further information regarding our product range by regular mail. If customers sign up online to receive our catalogues or our magazine, we may add their name to the list of recipients for the relevant catalogue(s) and/or the magazine. You are free at all times to specify that you no longer wish to receive further information about our product offering in the future (opt-out).

Groep Van Marcke uses the information stored in its databases to communicate with you and to notify you, with your consent, of new products through our newsletter, catalogues and/or magazine and to generate statistics regarding visits to our website.

Storage of personal details

We have put in place the appropriate measures to ensure our internal procedures comply with our high policy standards. Your details are included in a file for commercial-­administrative purposes and stored in our central database. This database can be accessed only by authorised staff. The details supplied by you to Groep Van Marcke are treated on a strictly confidential basis. In no event will your information be passed on to third parties.

Pursuant to the Belgian statutory law dated 8 December 1992 laying down provisions for the protection of personal privacy, you are entitled to call up all of your personal details, amend any such details or request for the details kept of you to be deleted. To this end, please send an e-mail addressed to privacy@vanmarcke.be. You acknowledge that the liability for the material accuracy of the personal details entered or provided rests solely with yourself.

External websites

Groep Van Marcke undertakes to protect your privacy and secure your personal details. This does not necessarily apply to other websites visited by you, including the websites we provide a link to or which provide a link to the Van Marcke website.

This privacy statement only applies to details gathered by Groep Van Marcke, either through the website or in a different manner. We strongly recommend reading the privacy statement of these sites before providing your personal details. Groep Van Marcke reserves the right to amend its privacy statement at any point in time. If and when this should occur, a notice to that effect will be posted on our website.