Your privacy is of essential importance for Vasco Group. This privacy statement is designed to inform you about how we, the undersigned, the various legal entities that are part of Vasco Group, deal with your personal data. This privacy statement contains information about the personal data that is collected by Vasco Group, as well as the way in which Vasco Group uses and processes this personal data. This privacy statement (referred to hereinafter as the “Privacy Statement”) applies to all (commercial) relations between Vasco Group and its customers, end-customers, prospects and business partners (including use of our website https://www.vasco-group.eu (referred to hereinafter as the “Website”)). Vasco Group makes every effort at all times to act in accordance with the “Privacy Legislation”, i.e. EU Directive 2016/679 dated 27th April 2016 relative to the protection of natural persons in relation to the processing of personal data and regarding the free circulation of that data, and to the withdrawal of Directive 95/46/EC, as well as current and future national legislation regarding the implementation of the aforementioned Directive. When you provide Vasco Group with personal data, for example as the result of visiting the Website, using the services of Vasco Group, purchasing our products, subscribing to one of our newsletters, visiting a Vasco Group stand at an exhibition or taking part in events run by Vasco Group, we process this data in compliance with this Privacy Statement.
I. Types of personal data
Vasco Group collects and processes the following types of personal data:
Vasco Group also gathers anonymous data automatically about your use of our Website. For example, Vasco Group will automatically log which parts of the Website you visit, which web browser you are using and the website via which you accessed the Website. We cannot identify you based on this data, but can use it to produce statistics about use of the Website.
II. Method of collecting personal data
This personal data is collected at the time of or in the context of:
Our historical databases may also contain personal data that we have obtained in the past from third parties. We do our utmost to avoid processing this data and we take measures to limit any such processing to a minimum.
Providing certain items of personal data is (sometimes) a condition for receiving certain services (such as gaining access to certain parts of the Website, to subscribe to newsletters, to take part in certain activities and events). If this is the case, we always state which items of data are mandatory and which are optional.
III. Use of personal data
Vasco Group may use your personal data for the following purposes:
Processing will only take place, depending on the case, if:
- the processing is necessary, for example:
Naturally we always take account of your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms and will not process your personal data to promote our own justified interests or those of a third party if your interests outweigh them (for example if you are under-age).
you have given your permission for your personal data to be processed for one or more specific purposes.
IV. Transferring personal data to third parties
Vasco Group will not transfer (sell or rent) your personal data to third parties, except where you have expressly agreed for us to do so.
In the context of the processing types stated above, Vasco Group may possibly pass on your personal data to its suppliers (e.g. mailing service providers, payment providers, software providers, IT partners, transport partners, subcontractors, lawyers, external accountants, insurers, etc.) and to entities that are part of Vasco Group.
If Vasco Group shares your personal data with third parties in this context, the third party in question is still obliged to use your personal data in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Statement.
However, notwithstanding the above, it is possible that Vasco Group may disclose your personal data:
V. Processing personal data across borders
If we were to pass on your personal data to parties outside the European Economic Area (EEA) that have their place of residence or registered office in a country regarding which no adequacy decision is issued by the European Commission, we will ensure that your personal data is protected by way of an agreement that either (i) contains the standard contractual clauses stated in the ‘Decision of the European Commission dated 5th February 2010 (Decision 2010/87/EC)’, or (ii) offers sufficient guarantees through any other mechanism under the Privacy Legislation or any other regulations governing the processing of personal data.
VI. Storing personal data
Except in cases where longer-term storage is required or justified (i) by law, or (ii) by compliance with some other legal obligation, Vasco Group will only keep your personal data for the period required to achieve or fulfil the purposes stated in this Privacy Statement under ‘III. Use of personal data’.
VII. Your privacy rights
In the context of processing your personal data, you as the data subject have the following rights:
If you wish to exercise one or more of these rights, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org. In principle you may exercise these rights at no cost to yourself.
For the sake of good order, we emphasise that these rights are not absolute rights and that Vasco Group may possibly not be able to fulfil your wishes due to specific well-founded reasons.
If you do not wish to receive our newsletters or information about Vasco Group products, you can unsubscribe from them at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” button, as provided in every marketing e-mail sent out by Vasco Group.
VIII. Securing personal data
Vasco Group undertakes to take all appropriate and reasonable physical, technological and organisational security measures for the purpose of preventing unauthorised or unlawful access to your personal data, or the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal data.
In principle, Vasco Group will store (or have stored) all personal data that it has collected on servers located within the EU.
Notwithstanding the security policy of Vasco Group, the checks that we carry out and the actions that we take in this context, an infallible level of security can never be guaranteed.
IX. Updates to the Privacy Statement
Vasco Group may update this Privacy Statement by publishing a new version of it on the Website. We will always notify you of this by publishing a clear message to this effect on our homepage.
X. Redirections to other websites
XI. Contacting Vasco Group
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or about the way in which Vasco Group collects, uses or processes your personal data, you can contact us:
By e-mail: email@example.com
By post: Vasco Group, Kruishoefstraat 50, 3650 Dilsen, Belgium
If you are not satisfied with the way in which Vasco Group deals with your questions or comments, or if you have any complaints about the way in which Vasco Group collects, uses or processes your personal data, you can lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority.
This Privacy Statement was signed on 25/05/2018 by the following entities of Vasco Group: