1.1 Lawfulness and Fairness
We process personal data in accordance with EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 and with transparency and fairness to you.
Our data processing activities are conducted: 1) with your consent; 2) in order to fulfil our obligations to you; 3) for the legitimate purposes of operating our business, or 4) otherwise in accordance with law.
1.2 Transparency and Consent
We are transparent and provide clear notice and choice to you about the types of personal data collected and the purposes for which it is collected and processed. We will not use personal data for purposes that are incompatible with these Principles or our Privacy Statement.
1.3 Data Access
We provide you with reasonable access along with the ability to review, correct, amend or delete the personal data you have shared with us.
1.4 Accuracy and Integrity
We take reasonable steps to ensure that personal data is accurate, complete and current.
1.5 Purpose Limitation
We only use personal data for the purposes described at the time of collection or for additional compatible purposes in accordance with law.
1.6 Data Security
We are implementing strong information security controls in our own operations in order to protect personal data against unauthorised use or disclosure.
1.7 Data Transfer
We acknowledge our potential liability for transfers of to third parties. Personal data will only be shared when third parties are obliged by contract to provide equivalent levels of protection.
1.8 Special categories of personal data
APPROACH does not collect any special categories of personal data (sensitive personal information). Sensitive personal information includes information revealing racial or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or philosophical beliefs; trade union membership; the processing of genetic or biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person; information concerning health; information concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation; and in some cases, social security numbers or financial information.
APPROACH does not knowingly collect information from children as defined by local law and does not target its websites or mobile applications at children.
What does data-processing mean and who is responsible?
“Personal data-processing” means any operations or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on a set of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
APPROACH, with registered offices at 1435 Mont-Saint-Guibert, rue Edouard Belin 7, Belgium, company number 0427-365-964, is responsible (data controller) for the processing of your data. You are legally entitled to request details of the personal information we are holding about you.
Information We Collect
We may collect personal information that you provide to us, such as your name and email address, when you submit a comment on a blog post.
We may also collect non-personal information about your use of the Site, such as your IP address, the type of device you are using to access the Site, and information about your browsing behaviour.
How We Use Your Information
We may use the personal information you provide to respond to your inquiries, or communicate with you about our services.
We may use non-personal information about your use of the Site to improve our Site and to analyse trends and usage patterns.
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APPROACH uses reasonable and appropriate physical, technical, and administrative procedures to safeguard the information we collect and process to protect the confidentiality and security of information it obtains in the course of its business. Access to such information is limited and policies and procedures are in place, designed to safeguard the information from loss, misuse and improper disclosure.
APPROACH does not collect or compile personal information for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties.
APPROACH may only disclose your personal information outside APPROACH BELGIUM S.A.:
• Where the disclosure is necessary to fulfil your request, and involves a third-party organisation with which APPROACH has relationship; or
• When explicitly requested by you; or
• As required by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement; or
• Where the disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or other disposal of all or part of our business.
4.4. Service Providers
We retain service providers to manage or support certain aspects of our business operations on our behalf. These service providers may be located outside Belgium and may provide services such IT services, email services, data hosting or CRM management. Our service providers are required by contract to safeguard any personal data they receive from us and are prohibited from using personal data for any purpose other than to perform the services as instructed by APPROACH. We also take steps to provide adequate protection for any transfers of your personal data in accordance with applicable law.
How to control your personal information and exercise your right?
APPROACH provides you with the ability to keep your personal information accurate and up to date. If at any time you would like APPROACH to rectify, erase or restrict the processing of your personal information, or you would like to obtain confirmation whether or not your personal information is processed by APPROACH, access your personal information, ask to whom the data is disclosed, exercise your right to data portability or withdraw your consent to processing, please contact us at email@example.com
Please be aware that APPROACH SOC BLOG sometimes contains links to other sites that are not governed by this Privacy Statement. Visitors to our website may be directed to third-party sites for more information.
APPROACH makes no representations or warranties regarding how your information is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend that you review the privacy statement of each third-party site linked from the website to determine the way they use your personal information.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Statement are welcomed and should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions relating to our Privacy Statement and how APPROACH uses and protects your personal data, please contact us at email@example.com.
We may update this statement from time to time. If we make significant changes we will let you know but please regularly check this statement to ensure you are aware of the most updated version.
This statement was last reviewed on 15th May 2023.