Privacy Rights, Terms & Conditions

Last update 12 December 2018

Pideeco Confidentialy, Terms & Conditions

Legal Information

Please read this Privacy Policy before visiting pideeco.be (“Website”) and start using our Services. The Services are provided by Pideeco bvba (“Pideeco”). Pideeco intends for the Website to complement the Services that the firm provides. Our Headquarter is located at 137 Louise Avenue, Box 12, 1050 Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium.

By browsing Pideeco website, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions and policies. Please read them carefully. Shall you find any difficulty in understanding the privacy terms, please feel free to contact us through the website or via privacy@pideeco.be.


Privacy Policy

This statement, set forth below, is the Privacy Policy of Pideeco. A description is made of our practices and how the privacy of all visitors of the Website is respected. Pideeco focuses on practices that are designed to protect your privacy. The protection of your data is a significant matter for us and this is the reason why Pideeco wants to ensure that all visitors are aware that personal data are not collected from this website, without visitor’s consent and that this Website does not obtain data from third parties. Please have regard to our Policy below for more details.

What are personal data?

According to article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), “personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. For the definition of “sensitive personal data” please see the relevant section below.

Registration

Registration is not required in order to use the Website. If you are only a visitor, we do not collect any data about you.

Visitors can subscribe on their own initiative and clearly consent to provide contact details (i.e. email address) in order to explicitly subscribe to newsletters and particular services and receive ongoing updates from Pideeco. Only in this case, Pideeco may contact registrants to invite them to special events and provide them with information about its services, publications and products.

Please note that the information required for the registration is the minimum possible and this website does not request more than that information, in any case.

Data protection

Pideeco has implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures for the data it controls . Information, collected at registration, is protected using industry-standard encryption technology. For example, you may choose to follow a specific program or questionnaire where your consent would be asked to register your personal email in order to access the program. You and your data are not subject to any type of automated decision , we do not process any personal data and for any action that may need to be taken (i.e. for the execution of your contract), your consent is required.

Pideeco is responsible for the safe retention of your data and has implemented appropriate data protection policies, like this one. The firm is always in cooperation with the Belgian Data Protection Authority (see: Data Protection Authority (DPA) ) and it has the legal obligation to notify the authority in the case of a personal data breach not later than 72 hours after having become aware of it or later if there are reasons for this delay, explained in the notification.

In case of data breach that may have a high risk to the rights and freedoms of the relevant person, Pideeco will communicate the incident to him/her without undue delay and in a clear way. Exceptions on this rule exist, for example when the communication would involve disproportionate effort or the threat is not possible anymore to materialize, because appropriate measures were taken.

The user of this website has the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian Data Protection Authority, if he/she believes that there is infringement of their rights.

Unsubscribe

If you have created an account under this Website, and you do not wish to be registered anymore, you have the right and possibility to withdraw any consent and delete your account in the specific section, anytime. It is as easy to withdraw as to give consent. Your data will be deleted without undue delay. If you have any queries regarding your registration or deregistration please contact us on privacy@pideeco.be. For more details on the contact process, please see the relevant section that follows.

Cookies

The EU Internet handbook defines a cookie as a “small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to "remember" your actions or preferences over time. Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like”.

This site uses cookies generated by Google Analytics, a third-party service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that doing so might decrease your experience of the website. To provide website visitors the ability to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics, Google has developed an opt-out browser add-on you might find intersting to use at this address.
Cookies are not used by any means in order to make you subject of behavioral advertising and will not be used for any purpose other than the ones that we state above. Pideeco does not and will never intentionally share data with non-quoted third parties.

When you visit this Website for the first time, we will provide you with a cookie policy statement informing you about the use of cookies in this website.

Sensitive personal data

For information purposes, the following personal data are considered “sensitive” (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs;
  • trade-union membership;
  • genetic data, biometric data processed solely to identify a human being;
  • health-related data;
  • data concerning a person’s sex life or sexual orientation;
  • data that if jeopardized could potentially seriously harm or endanger the data subject life or vital interests.

Pideeco respects the applicable legal framework and does not intentionally collect any sensitive information via this Website. Pideeco can only process sensitive data under circumstances as described by the law, for example if there is the explicit consent of the individual (i.e. for recruitment purposes).

Disclosure

This Website is not used in any circumstances with the purpose of collecting or processing any personal data. Pideeco does not disclose, sale or share any of these data, to third parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties or for any other purposes.

Data amendments and retention

Information provided intentionally from the visitors of the Website will only be kept in order to provide the required service. Pideeco complies with the applicable GDPR. Should you require your information to be updated, amended or deleted from our records, you can do it by accessing your account section in this Website and amend the information, anytime by yourself, simply and easy. You can complete data, delete data , or modify inaccurate data. If you have any queries regarding how we treat your personal data, please contact us outlining your request and respecting the contact forms.

Data portability

All the data provided by you and under your consent to this Website, can be retrieved in a readable format anytime. You can print or read electronically (i.e. in pdf format) all your data. You have also the right to transmit those data to another entity (“controller” of data) and Pideeco has no right to refuse or block this transmission. You have the right to ask Pideeco to transmit data directly to another operator, where it is technically feasible.

Children

Pideeco does not knowingly collect or maintain information about children. This Website is not intended for use by children.

Changes to this policy

We want to be transparent about the changes we make to our Privacy Policy. Under this section you will find a list of changes that have occurred to our Privacy Policy until today. If substantial changes to the Policy are made, they will be applicable after a period of two weeks. Please check this Website regularly for any changes to this Policy.
The last update occured : 12 December 2018

Further information

For more information on this Privacy Policy and the extent to which it applies, please contact us to privacy@pideeco.be. For more details on the contact process please see the relevant section below.

Contact Process

If you want to contact Pideeco regarding any queries or request more details from our Privacy Policy, you can send an email to privacy@pideeco.be. Our professionals will verify your identity, and request additional information from you, if necessary . We will revert to you without undue delay and maximum within one month after reception of your demand. Pideeco wants to protect all the visitors of its Website and all its subscribers and thus does not reply to emails without first verify the identity of the sender . The information may also be provided orally, if the identity of the client is verified.

The period of answering your request can be extended by 2 months, if necessary and you will be duly informed for the reason of this delay .

Pideeco provides this information free of charge . If your requests are unfounded or excessive in the sense that they are repetitive or abusive, we may charge a fee for this request or refuse to answer, as provided by the law.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Introduction

Pideeco Terms and Conditions written under this section manage your use of this website, in full. By using this Website, you agree to accept all Terms and Conditions written in here. You must not use this website if you disagree with any of these Standard Terms and Conditions.

  1. Restrictions

You are specifically restricted from all of the following

  • publishing any Website material in any other media;
  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
  • publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
  • using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website;
  • using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
  • using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website;
  • using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing.

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from being access by you and Pideeco may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for any Pideeco platform or service are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality as well.

  1. Using our Services

By using our Services, you agree to all Terms and Conditions as described under the section “Terms and Conditions” and “Pideeco Confidentiality”.

Exclusivity

Any user credentials you may have for any Pideeco platform or service is strictly confidential and you must not disclose to any third party. You cannot share, resell, rent or provide in any way access to your personal account in this Website to third parties. Otherwise, reasonable measures will be taken, as described below.

Platforms

In general, platforms are accessible to three different types of users: Visitors, Standard Users and Premium Users.

Visitors have limited access to platforms ‘features (i.e. basic information of PEP platform) without the need of any subscription. Two types of registered users: Standard Users must register a free account in this Website in order to have access to extended features of the platforms. Premium Users have access to the full extension of the distributed platforms after validation of their subscription by Pideeco. To become a Premium user 2 conditions have to be met: sign peculiar contractual agreement for each platform; be a validated professional in the sector related to the platform.

Misuse

Don’t misuse our Website. For example, don’t interfere with our Website or try to access it using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You may use this Website only as permitted by law.

  1. Intellectual Property Rights

Using our Website does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in the content you access. All content included in or made available through this Website, such as text, logos, images, digital downloads or any other material is property of Pideeco and is protected by the Belgian legal framework . You may not use content from our Website unless you obtain explicit permission from Pideeco. Pideeco reserves the right to refuse permission. You do not have the right to remove, obscure, or in any way transform the content of this Website.

  1. Your Content
Your content in private access platforms

By subscribing to some Pideeco's platforms or services you may receive private access to a section where you may be able to share your own content. Under these Terms and Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video text, images or other material you choose to upload through Pideeco's websites and platforms.

Your content in the Website

By content in the Website we mean any comments or other material that you share publicly on this Website. To upload this content, neither subscription nor access to any Pideeco platform or services is required and it is available to all users of this Website, without any charge. Your Content must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights. By displaying Your Content, you grant Pideeco a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable, sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media. Pideeco reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time without notice, if it is deemed necessary, it is against our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions or if the content is deemed inappropriate. We value diversity and respect for others, and we strive to avoid offending users, so we don’t allow advertisements or destinations that display shocking content or promote racism, intolerance, discrimination, or violence.

Pideeco is not responsible and liable for any third-party web pages that appear on its Website. The visitor of this Website is responsible for reading and agreeing (or disagreeing) with the Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policies of these third websites.

  1. No warranties

This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and Pideeco express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as providing legal or other advice.

  1. Limitation of liability

In no event shall Pideeco, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with visitor’s use of this Website or other services or platforms whether such liability is under contract.

  1. Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent Pideeco from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.

  1. Severability

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid under the applicable laws, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

  1. Variation of Terms and Conditions

Pideeco is permitted to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms and Conditions on a regular basis. If changes to Terms and Conditions are made, they will be applicable after a period of two weeks.

  1. Assignment

The Pideeco is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms and Conditions without any notification.

  1. Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between Pideeco and you in relation to the use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements in respect of the use of this Website.

  1. Non-compliance with Terms and Conditions

By using this Website, you agree to the latest Terms and Conditions as provided in this Website. In case of non-compliance with these Terms and Conditions or the Private Policy, Pideeco has the right to terminate and/or suspend the visitor’s ability to access this Website or any Platform available. If the visitor of this Website is acting against the law Pideeco has the right to take reasonable measures against him/her, including penal sanctions and civil prosecution (i.e. repair of the damage).

  1. Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Kingdom of Belgium, and by accepting these terms and conditions you are subject to the jurisdiction of the Kingdom of Belgium and the courts located in Brussels for the resolution of any disputes.

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