Privacy Policy

Metanax is committed to protecting your personal data and respecting your privacy. In this privacy policy we want to provide clear and transparent information about how we handle your personal data.

Ateliers Geens Metanax complies in all cases with the applicable laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This means a number of things:

  • We have to process your personal data in accordance with the purpose for which they were provided. These purposes and types of personal data are described below.
  • Processing of your personal data is limited to those data that are at least necessary for the purposes for which they are processed.
  • We will ask for your explicit consent if we need it for the processing of your personal data.
  • We will not pass personal data on to other parties, unless this is necessary for carrying out the purposes for which they have been provided.
  • We are aware of your rights concerning your personal data, wish to inform you of them and respect them.

Personal data that we process
Ateliers Geens Metanax processes your personal data because you purchase our products and services and/or because you provide these to us yourself. Below you will find an overview of the personal data we process:

  • first name and surname;
  • address details;
  • telephone number;
  • e-mail address;
  • information about your activities on our website.

For what purpose and on what basis do we process personal data
Ateliers Geens Metanax processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • sending our newsletter and/or advertising brochure;
  • to be able to call or e-mail you if this is necessary in order to be able to perform our services;
  • to inform you about changes to your products and services;
  • to deliver goods and services to you.

How long we store personal data
Ateliers Geens Metanax does not retain your personal data longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data are collected. As a general rule, we keep personal data for a maximum of ten years after their last use.

Sharing personal data with third parties
Ateliers Geens Metanax does not sell your data to third parties and only provides them if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with your or to comply with legal obligation. For example, we use a third party to manage our website hosting and process your data on our behalf.

Cookies , or similar techniques, that we use
Ateliers Geens Metanax only uses technical, functional and analytical cookies that do not infringe on your privacy. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone the first time you visit this website. The cookies we use are necessary for the technical operation of the website and for your ease of use. They ensure that the website works properly and remember, for example your, preferred settings. They also enable us to optimise our website. You can unsubscribe from cookies by setting your Internet browser in such a way that it no longer stores cookies. In addition, you can also delete all information previously stored via your browser’s settings.

View, modify or delete data
You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. In addition you have the right to withdraw your possible consent to the data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by Ateliers Geens Metanax and you have the right to data transfer. This means that you can submit a request to us to sen the personal data that we hold about you in computer file to your or another organisation mentioned by you. You can send a request for inspection, correction, deletion, data transfer of your personal data or a request to withdraw your consent or rejection to the processing of your personal data to info@geens-metanax.be. This is to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but within one month.

Should you have a complaint about the processing of your personal data, we ask you to contact us directly. You also always have the right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, this can be done via the following link: https://www.dataprotectionauthority.be

How we secure personal data
Ateliers Geens Metanax takes the protection of your data seriously and take appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorised modification:

  • We have username and password policies on all our systems.
  • We make backups of the personal data in order to be able to recover them in the event of physical or technical incidents.
  • Our employees are informed about the importance of protecting personal data.

If you have the impression that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of misuse, please contact us.

How to contact us
If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise on of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Geens NV, BE 0404 020 737
Metanax NV, BE 0438 654 883

Toekomstlaan 34-36,
Industriepark Wolfstee,
2200 Herentals,
Belgium
Telephone: +32 14 21 63 00
Email: info@geens-metanax.be

Changes to our Privacy Policy
Ateliers Geens and Metanax keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this website. The latest policy revision took place on 13 June 2020.