PRIVACY POLICY

PRIVACY POLICY

  1. Identity of the Company
Company nameEllen Devos
Commercial nameDrinkSalt
VAT-numberBE0656.943.188
Entity typeNatural person
Registered offices3500 Hasselt (Belgium), Lekbaardersstraat 1
Phone number+32 473 692874
E-mailhelp@drinksalt.com
Websitewww.drinksalt.com
  1. Objective

The Company highly values your privacy and makes every reasonable effort to protect your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection legislation, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and national implementing legislation. This Privacy Policy sets out -when visiting the Company’s website and/or using the Company’s website (e.g., when ordering products and/or registration on the website)- which personal data are collect from you, for which purposes these data are processed, on which legal basis this processing is based, to whom your personal data can be transferred, how long your data is stored, which measures are taken to protect your data and what rights you have in this respect as a visitor and/or user.

  1. Applicability

You are invited to read this Privacy Policy carefully and familiarise yourself with its contents. Future amendments to this Policy cannot be excluded. The Company therefore asks that you read the Privacy Policy from time to time.

In any event, when placing an order, you will be asked to confirm that you have read this Privacy Policy and that you accept its content by checking the provided checkbox. The placement of an order thus implies the knowledge and acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Processing of Personal Data

As part of its activities, the Company collects, uses, stores, shares and thus processes personal data. Based on the applicable data protection legislation, the Company qualifies as a controller with regard to this personal data.

The following data is communicated by you to the Company (and/or its service providers) and subsequently collected and processed by the Company (and/or its service providers) when ordering products and/or registration on the website of the Company: Your full name, email, phone, address, any additional delivery address and credit and/or bank card details.

The following data is automatically collected when visiting the Company’s website and/or using the Company’s website (e.g., when ordering products and/or registration on the website): the IP address of your computer or network connection as well as data provided for by cookies. 

The Company eventually can place cookies on your device. A “cookie” is a small file sent by the Company’s server and installed on the hard drive of your device. With these cookies the Company can facilitate your visit to and/or your use of its website: it helps the Company to remember your language preference, to keep your shopping cart, to fill in in advance your order forms. Furthermore, cookies allow the Company, using Google Analytics or other programs, to better understand how visitors browse through its website. You can refuse the installation of these cookies by modifying the navigation configuration settings of your internet browser. The rejection of these cookies can imply that you can’t use certain features on the Company’s website of. For further details, please consult the Company’s Cookie Policy.

  1. For what purposes and on what basis are your data processed?

The processing of the above mentioned personal data allows the Company to deal with your request/placed order on its website, to simplify your visit and improve the ergonomics of your visit of its website and to continually improve its website and the services and/or products made available to you and adapt them to your needs. In this regard -and if applicable-, the Company reserves the right to (on your op-in permission) use your data for electronic direct marketing purposes. With regard to direct marketing purposes, please note that your consent can be revoked at any time, without justification, and freely by mail. 

Your data are processed on the basis of (i) consent and/or (ii) the necessity of the performance of the agreement that the Company has conducted with you after a specific order has been placed on the website.

  1. Services providers – Transfer of Personal data

For the supply of certain services/products, the Company reserves the right to appeal to its service providers/to transfer your personal data to its service providers who act as “controllers” and/or “processors” for the Company such as IT service providers.

Please note that this list is not exhaustive. There may be other cases where the Company needs to inform other parties to be able to perform -as effectively as possible- the agreement concluded with you.

When transferring/appealing to third parties, the Company always ensures that the appropriate protection measures have been taken. Where necessary, the Company shall conclude an agreement (transfer agreement, processor agreement or other) with that third party, agreement which sets out restrictions on the use of your personal data and obligations regarding the protection and/or security of your personal data.

  1. What is the retention period?

Your personal data will be kept no longer than necessary for the purposes for which it is collected and processed. 

Personal data processed regarding the conducted agreement between parties will -based on legal requirements- be kept for a period of at least 10 years.

Personal data processed regarding direct marketing purposes will be kept until you notify to the Company that you no longer wish to receive mailings.

  1. Security and Confidentiality

The Company undertakes all reasonable measures to keep your personal data confidential and protected against destruction, loss, abuse, alteration, unauthorised disclosure and unauthorised access. For the avoidance of any doubt, the obligation of the Company regarding this art.(as well as other the obligations of the Company under this Privacy Policy) constitutes an obligation of means.

The Company is in no way liable for any direct or indirect damages resulting from the wrongful or unlawful use of your personal data by a third party.

It is therefore important that you comply with the safety regulations, including blocking any third party access to your registration address. You are solely responsible for any visit to the Company’s website from your computer or IP address.

The Company’s website can include links, hyperlinks or references to other websites, websites that are not controlled or managed by the Company and to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. The Company is not liable for the content of these websites, or for the offers, products and services offered via the above mentioned websites. The Company therefore advises you to read carefully the privacy policy and/or terms and conditions of each site you visit.

  1. Right of access, rectification, erasure, objection and data portability

In accordance with the applicable data protection legislation, you have the right to access, rectification and erasure of your personal data. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for serious and legitimate reasons related to your specific situation and within limits of the above legislation. You also have the right to obtain personal data and to transfer that data to another controller.

Furthermore, and in accordance with art. 5, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes.

You can exercise your rights by sending an e-mail to the Company (e-mail address: help@drinksalt.com).

  1. Governing law – Jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of Belgium, to the exclusion of its conflicts of law principles. The Vienna Convention (C.I.S.G.) is not applicable.  All disputes or claims regarding the interpretation or execution of this Privacy Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts located in Hasselt, Belgium.

  1. Miscellaneous provisions

The Company may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. The nullity of any provision or a part of a provision under this Privacy Policy will in no way affect the validity of the remaining portion of the provision or the rest of the provision and clauses.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 4 JUNE 2021.