This translation is merely informational. The Dutch version will be the one and only official version and will prevail in case of conflict or confusion.
Respect for the privacy law of 8 December 1992
Poppunt agrees to comply with the Law of 8 December 1992 (as modified by the law of 11 December 1998), with regard to the protection of privacy concerning the handling and processing of personal data (‘the privacy law”). We agree to honour this engagement for all our websites (poppunt.be, vi.be and our subsites including but not limited to stoemplive.be, muzikantendag.be and playandproduce.be).
For the purpose of this law personal data is defined as every piece of information with regard to an identified or identifiable natural person; every person that can be identified directly or indirectly, based on an identification number, or one or more specific elements that are characteristic for his or her physical, physiological, psychical, economical, cultural or social identity, is considered to be identifiable.
You can access the full and official text of the privacy law at privacycommission.be.
Methods for collecting your personal data
Your personal data is being collected and processed through (a) a subscription to our newsletter (b) the creation of an account on poppunt.be or vi.be (c) the information added to vi.be profile pages or (d) by entering in our competitions, contests or raffles.
All the services that Poppunt offers are hereinafter referred to as “our service”.
All personal data that is being collected by using our service is done so on a strictly voluntary base. You are in no way obliged to provide us with your personal data.
Children that haven’t reached the age of 14 and want to use our service are obliged to do so under parental supervision. Poppunt can’t be held responsible for children under 14 using our service without the required parental supervision.
When making use of our service you could be invited to fill out a (digital) form of which certain fields mandatory to make full use of the service and other fields are optional.
The optional fields only intended to allow us to contact you more quickly and/or to acquire the information that is relevant in the greater whole of our service. Or they are intended to allow you to provide more information about yourself or your activities with regard to self-promotion.
When you make use of our service it is possible that “cookies” will be used. A cookie is a small file that’s being sent from and internet-server and that will be registered on the hard drive of your computer or similar device that you use to access our service. A cookie contains a trace of the website that you have visited and stores a certain amount of information with regard to these visits.
We will only collect and process your personal data for the following purposes:
- To subscribe, invite or involve you in our service
- For research and statistical purposes
- For marketing purposes
Poppunt will collect, according to the purpose at hand, following data:
- Personal data and other information that will allow us to confirm your identity and to contact you.
- All information that is relevant with respect to achieve the objectives as described above. All data that is being collected will be processed at an aggregated level.
Furthermore the database will contain all information that you have provided when creating one or more accounts in order to promote yourself or your activities.
Right to access and correct
You have the right to inquire us about your personal data at any time. To do so you can send an e-mail (email@example.com) or write to the address listed below.
Poppunt will inform you about the data that we have collected about you, once and if we manage to confirm your identity.
You have the right to correct any mistakes, incompleteness or falseness of your personal data or your children’s at any time.
If you believe that our service infringes on the regulation with regard to the protection of privacy and personal data you can always contact us at the address listed below.
Permission and removal
If you want us to remove your personal data, or the data of your children that haven’t reached the age of majority yet, from our database, it will suffice to notify us by e-mail or by post, based on the coordinates listed below in section 12. We agree to comply with your request of removal as soon as possible, except for the data that we are obliged to collect by law or contract.
We would like to remind you to the fact that you can subscribe to a dedicated list if you would like to refrain from using our services.
When subscribing to our services you will always be granted the opportunity to unsubscribe from that list or service at any given time.
Ownership and transfer
All data that is being collected by using our service is owned by Poppunt and will only be used in accordance with the principles and modalities as postulated by this Privacy Statement.
If and whenever the collected data will be transferred to third parties it will be aggregated on a non-personal, abstract level. At no time will we pass on data to third parties that can be traced back to individual persons.
No data will be transferred to third parties without your explicit consent, except the data that is necessary for the administrator of our servers to enable our service. The administrator agrees to take all reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure the data is not inappropriately breached, lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
Poppunt agrees to take all necessary precautions to ensure the protection of your personal data and to follow industry best practices to make sure the data is not inappropriately breached, lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
The databases that hold your data are secured for unauthorised access from third parties.
This privacy statement does not affect the right for Poppunt to perform certain more extensive actions with regard to some users of our service, based on contract, law or regulation.