General Terms Pauwels Transformers NV., with headquarters at Antwerpsesteenweg 167, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium registered at the Kruispuntbank Ondernemingen by number (BE 0767.638.402) is responsible for the processing of your personal data on the website www.pauwels.com.
Collected personal data
Data that you communicate to us On the registration form on the website:
Personal data communicated by commercial partners In this case, the commercial partners of Pauwels Transformers NV. guarantee to Pauwels Transformers NV. that they have actually received the authorization to communicate these personal data.
Purposes of the processing of data
General purposes The personal data are collected to:
Offer you the services of the website www.pauwels.com
Allow a market research in order to improve the technical and intrinsic quality of the services;
Provide you with information related to the future offers that might interest you;
Administer the technical aspect of www.pauwels.com
After having checked the anonymous characteristic of the data, compile statistics or lead an investigation regards as the quantity of visits on the different parts of www.pauwels.com
Direct marketing and communication to third parties Your personal data stay strictly confidential and may not be communicated to third parties or be used for direct marketing purposes, other than Pauwels Transformers NV..
Duration of the conservation of the data All the personal data are held as long as necessary for providing the services by Pauwels Transformers NV..
Right to object You may exercise your right to object within the framework of the processing of your personal data if you consider that serious and legitimate reasons exist to do so, by sending an email to the address firstname.lastname@example.org. However, you cannot object against the processing of your personal data if this processing is essential to the fulfillment of the contractual obligations.
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Kind of cookies Cookies can be subdivided based on their offspring, function and durability. First party cookies are cookies set by a website visited by the user i.e. the website displayed in the address bar. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user. A third party cookie occurs when a user visits a website and a third party sets a cookie through that website (e.g. cookies placed by Google, Twitter and Facebook). Functional cookies are cookies that ensure the proper functioning of the website (e.g. cookies for log-in or registration, language preferences). Functional cookies are logically first party cookies. Non-functional cookies are cookies that can be set for statistical, social, targeting and commercial purposes. They are not related to the mere technical support of the website. Cookies with statistical purposes allow us to check which pages of the website you visit, where your computer is localized etc. Cookies with social purposes allow the user to share the content of the visited website through social media directly to others. Cookies with targeting purposes allow a creation of your profile based on your surfing behaviour so that the displayed advertisement will be adapted to your interests. Cookies with commercial purposes keep track of how many and which advertisements were displayed to a user. Non-functional cookies can be first party or third party cookies. Persistent cookies are stored on a users’ device in between browser sessions which allow preferences or actions of the user to be remembered. The cookies are activated every time the user that set these cookies visits the website (e.g. cookies set by social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Google Analytics etc.) Most non-functional cookies are persistent cookies. Session cookies allow websites to link the actions of a user only during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser screen and ends when he closes the browser screen. Session cookies are only set temporarily. When you close the browser, the cookies will be removed. Most functional cookies are session cookies.
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Internet Advertising Bureau The association for digital marketers drafted a guide on online behavioural advertising and online privacy that you can find on: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/