How We Share Your Personal Data
We may disclose your personal data to our subsidiaries and corporate affiliates for purposes consistent with this Notice. For more information on our affiliates, please refer to our website.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to help us process your personal data as described in this Notice (such as hosting, data storage, website analytics and testing, email delivery and database management services).
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement; Protection and Safety
We may disclose information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as required by law, and disclose and use such information as we believe necessary or appropriate as described above to comply with law and for security, compliance, fraud prevention and safety.
We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its business or assets, including your personal data, in connection with a business deal (or potential business deal) such as a merger, consolidation, acquisition, reorganisation or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.
We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes.
Third Party Sites
Our Site may contain links to third party websites and features. This Notice does not cover the privacy practices of such third parties. These third parties have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their websites, features or policies. Please read their privacy policies before you submit any data to them.
International Data Transfer
Where we transfer personal data to a country that is not approved under applicable law as providing a level of data protection comparable to the country of origin, we will transfer it subject to safeguards that allow us to conduct the transfer in accordance with applicable data protection laws. Please contact us for further information on the specific mechanism used by us if transferring your personal data out of the EEA or UK (as applicable).
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so. If you have reason to believe that the Site or personal data you have shared with us is not secure, please contact us immediately.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Our Notice on Children
Our Site is not directed to children under 16. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us. We will delete such information from our files as soon as reasonably practicable.
Sensitive Personal Data
We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive personal data (e.g. social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics, genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Site or otherwise to us.
If you send or disclose any sensitive personal data to us when you use the Site, you must consent to our processing and use of such sensitive personal data in accordance with this Notice. If you do not consent to our processing and use of such sensitive personal data, you must not submit such sensitive personal data to our Site.
Data protection laws give you certain rights regarding your personal data. You may ask us to take the following actions in relation to your personal data that we hold:
- Opt-out/Withdraw consent. Stop sending you direct marketing communications. You may continue to receive administrative and other non-marketing emails.
- Access. Provide you with information about our use of your personal data and give you access to it.
- Correct. Update or correct inaccuracies in your personal data.
- Delete. Delete your personal data.
- Transfer. Transfer a machine-readable copy of your personal data to you or a third party of your choice.
- Restrict. Restrict the processing of your personal data.
- Object. Object to our reliance on our legitimate interests as the legal basis for our use of your personal data as described in the Legal Information section.
You can submit these requests by using our contact details in the Contact Us section below. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why, subject to legal restrictions. If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal data or response to your requests regarding your personal data, you may contact us or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction.
Changes to this Notice
Any modifications to this Notice will be effective upon our posting of the modified Notice (or as otherwise indicated at the time of posting).
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We use the following cookies:
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We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer or mobile device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Site.
We may use two broad categories of cookies: (1) first party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which we use to recognise your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Site; and (2) third party cookies, which are served by service providers on our Site, and can be used by such service providers to recognise your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
The default position we adopt as illustrated on our cookie banner is that all cookies except Strictly Necessary cookies are inactive.
You may send any questions, comments, and questions regarding this Notice to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also write to us at:
Trinity Purchasing NV
Waversesteenweg 1110 / Chaussee de Wavre 1110
1160 Brussel / 1160 Bruxelles
For the Attention of: Communications/Data Privacy