Privacy policy

 

GPS takes your rights concerning data processing seriously. In this statement, GPS explains how your personal data are collected, processed and used. This statement thus constitutes the general policy of GPS in the field of data processing.

The responsible for the processing is GPS nv, Oosterring 9, 3600 Genk.

If you have any questions regarding this statement or policy, you can always contact our Data Protection Officer. If these questions go beyond a general request for information, you need to identify yourself. Thus, GPS is sure the requested information and data is provided to the right person.

Then you will find a comprehensive overview of how GPS collects, processes and uses your data.

 


 

When will the collection and processing take place?

Are you a customer or a prospect? Then GPS collects your data when you:

  • connect with us via contract;
  • call on our helpdesk;
  • subscribe to our newsletter;
  • fill in a contact form;
  • download a brochure from our website;
  • contact us in a different way.

Are you a supplier? Then GPS collects your data when you:

  • connect with us via contract.

GPS collects this data both via paper and via digital forms and documents.

Finally, the website of GPS uses cookies. These will collect anonymous data about the activities on our website. More information about this can be found in the cookie policy.

 

Which data is it?

Data that you provide and which GPS requires for the execution of the services for which you use GPS. This data can consists of:

  • your name;
  • your email address;
  • a telephone and mobile phone number;
  • your function;
  • the company name;
  • the address of the company;
  • the phone number of the company;
  • the VAT number;
  • bank details (only if you are a supplier).

Usually GPS gets this data directly from you as a contact person, but it is also possible that your data are obtained through other parties.

 

For what purposes your data will be collected and processed?

GPS processes the collected data in the context of customer management (the provision of services or products, thus the implementation of the contract that connects GPS with you), direct marketing (to inform you about the services and events), supplier management, accounting and public relations.

As far as the website is concerned, GPS adapts the content and ease of use as much as possible to you as a user. In addition, GPS processes your data to fulfil the obligations arising from the provision of an online customer portal and its content.

 

What are the principles for the processing of data?

In principle, GPS collects and processes your data based on the contractual relationship that GPS has with you because of your or our assignment.

Where processing is not necessary to carry out the contractual relationship, such as in direct marketing, it is based on our legitimate interests as a company, in particular the freedom of enterprise and information. In doing so, GPS always ensures that there is a balance between our and your interests, for example by granting you a right of objection.

 

Are the data communicated to third parties?

Your personal data are mainly processed internally in the context of customer management and accounting. For certain punctual services or assignments, they can be passed on to subcontractors to which GPS relies. Always under the control of GPS.

In exceptional cases, GPS may be required to pass on your details. This is especially the case when we are legally obliged to do so or government bodies have the right to request data from us.

In principle, your data will not be passed on to third countries or international organizations.

 

What rights do you have?

If GPS processes your data for the purposes of direct marketing, you may at any time, object to this. To this end, it is sufficient to contact our marketing department.

You can always look into your data that GPS processes, and have it corrected or erased if necessary. To this end, it is sufficient to request this from our Data Protection Officer. GPS only requires proof of your identity to prevent your data from being communicated to someone who is not entitled to it.

If you do not agree with the way in which GPS processes your data, you can always submit a complaint to the Data Protection Authority, Rue de la Presse 35, 1000 Brussels.

 

Changes

GPS reserves the right to change this statement and / or this policy. Changes will be communicated to all users via our website.