Privacy Policy

Effective: January 2022

Privacy statement for the processing of personal data of the private users of TECH EUROPE

TECH EUROPE, with registered office in Koeybleuken 16, 2300 Turnhout, Belgium (Vat number BE0428545604), as Data Controller (hereinafter, “Data controller”/”TECH”), informs you pursuant the (EU) Regulation no. 679/2018 (“GDPR”) and the applicable national Data Protection law, that your personal data shall be processed according to the following modalities and for the following purposes.

Unless otherwise specifically noted, this Privacy Policy does not apply to personal information collected from you offline, or to third-party websites to which this website may link to. Please read this policy to understand how your information will be processed.

Scope of Data Processing
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, (data subject). Examples of personal information include, but is not limited to, name, surname, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number.

We will only collect personally identifiable information or such other information as may be listed in the relevant data collection form, via our website when it is voluntarily submitted by you to us.

Browsing TECH’s website, the Data Controller processes the following personal data, identifying and not sensitive/particular (hereinafter “Data” or “Personal Data”) in particular name, surname, address, e-mail, phone number, IP address, company VAT number, communicated by you:
– during the registration to the website;
– in case of contact request sent to TECH through the section on the website;
– during the purchase phase on the e-commerce section.

Purposes and Legal Basis of Data Processing
Your personal data shall be processed, for the following purposes and legal basis:
• the execution of the contract and the fulfilment of pre and post-contractual obligations:
– manage and maintain the website;
– manage a contact request by means of the section of the website;
– manage the registration to the website;
– manage the purchase of items, within the e-commerce section, offered for sale by TECH;

• the fulfilment of legal obligations such as:
– compliance with the obligations established by laws, regulations or national and community legislations or imposed by the competent Authorities.

• the pursuing of a lawful interest by the Data Controller:
– exercise the rights of the Data Controller, such as the right of defense in Court;
– prevent or detect fraudulent activities or harmful abuses to the website;
– offer products or services of TECH similar to those already purchased to customers already acquired by e-mail (“soft-spam”).
• with your prior consent, for marketing purposes for the TECH’s products and services offer, via newsletter or direct e-mail.

Modalities of Data Processing
The processing of your Data is carried out, both via hardcopy and electronic modalities, by means of data collection, registration, organization, storage consultation, elaboration, amendment, selection, mining, confrontation, usage, interconnection, blockage, communication, and destruction operations, in compliance with article 32 GDPR on security measures.

Storage of Data
The Data Controller shall process the Personal Data for the time necessary to fulfill the above purposes and anyway for a period not exceeding 10 years from the data collection and for no more than 24 months from the collection for marketing purposes.

Data Provision
The provision of Data for the above purposes is necessary and mandatory and any possible refusal to provide said Data could entails the impossibility to use the services referred to in paragraph A). The provision on Data for purposes referred to in paragraph B) is optional: the user could revoke the consents granted at any time by sending an e-mail to [email protected].

Access to Data
Your Data may be made accessible for the purposes mentioned above to:
• employees and/or collaborators of Data Controller, in light of their role of persons in charge of the processing and/or internal Data Processors (article 29 GDPR);
• companies and third parties carrying out outsourcing activities on behalf of the Data Controller as external Data Processors, under article 28 GDPR.
Your Data may be communicated, even without your prior consent, upon their request, to control bodies, police or judiciary bodies, Tax Authority, ministerial bodies and competent Authorities, local Institutions and Tax Commissions, that will process them in their quality of independent Data Controllers for institutional purposes and/or pursuant to the law during investigations and controls.

Data Transfer
The Data Controller does not transfer your personal data in extra-EU countries.

Automated Decision Making
The Data Controller does not carry on any automated decision making with your personal data.

Data Subjects’ Rights
The Data Controller informs you that you, as Data Subject, where limitations provided by the law are not applicable, has the right to:
• obtain confirmation over the existence or inexistence of personal data relating you, even if not yet registered, and their communication in a comprehensible way;
• obtain the indication and, if necessary, the copy of the i) source and category of personal data ii) logic applied in case the processing is performed by means of electronic instruments; iii) purposes and modalities of the processing; iv) identification references of the Data Controller and the Data Processors; v) subjects or categories of subjects to whom personal data may be communicated or who may come to know, in particular if recipients are extra-EU countries or international organizations; vi) period for which the personal data will be stored, or if that is not possible, the criteria used to determine that period; vii) existence of an automated decision-making process and, in this case, information about the logic involved, the significance and consequences for the data subject; viii) existence of adequate safeguards in case of transfer of personal data to an extra-EU country or international organization;
• obtain, without undue delay, the update, the rectification or, whether you are interested, the integration of incomplete data;
• revoke the consent granted at any time, easily, without impediments, using, when possible, the same channels used to provide them;
• obtain the cancellation, the transformation into anonymous form or blocking of the data;
• obtain the restriction of processing;
• receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, where the processing is carried out by automated means;
• oppose to whole or in part to the processing of personal data regarding you;
• submit a data protection complaint to the competent supervisory authority.

You shall be able to exercise the rights anytime by sending an e-mail to [email protected] or by post at Koeybleuken 16, 2300 Turnhout, Belgium.

Changes to our Privacy policy
Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. If TECH Europe changes its privacy practices, an updated version of this Privacy Policy will reflect those changes and we will notify you of such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. Without prejudice to your rights under applicable law, TECH Europe reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect technological advancements, legal and regulatory changes, and good business practices. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Further Information
Please feel free to contact us:
Email: [email protected]
Mail: Tech Europe, Koeybleuken 16, 2300 Turnhout, Belgium
Phone: +32 14 423103