Privacy policy

Van Belle NV takes your privacy very seriously.

Privacy policy

If users of the web site are asked for personal information:

The data processing manager of Van Belle NV respects the Belgian law of 8 December 1992 regarding the protection of privacy in the processing of personal data.

The personal data which you disclose shall be used for the following purposes: our customer management, order processing, sending newsletters to inform you of our activities, or publicity or marketing purposes.

You are legally entitled to see your personal data and, if necessary, have it corrected. Subject to proof of identity (a copy of your identity card), you can obtain a free written copy of your personal data by sending a written, signed, and dated application to that effect to Van Belle NV. If necessary, you can also ask the company to correct data which is incorrect, incomplete, or irrelevant.

In case of use of data for direct marketing: You can object free of charge against the use of your data for direct marketing. To do so, please contact Van Belle NV, or tel 054/31.77.60 or 054/33.51.45.

The data you provide will remain stored until you send us an email at the address or tel 054/31.77.60 or 054/33.51.45 asking us to delete your data.

Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

Our website uses cookies to make your browsing experience easier and more enjoyable and to ensure that the website performs optimally.

2. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed in your computer's browser or on your mobile device by a website's server when you consult the website. A website's server can only read the cookies it has placed itself and has no access to other information found on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in the folder of your browser. The content of a cookie usually consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiry date and a unique number code. Cookies can also be used to make the content of a website or the publicity on a website more relevant for the visitor and to adapt it to his personal taste and needs. Cookies can also be placed by partners. E.g. Google analytics etc.

3. Types of cookies

We have 2 main groups of cookies.

First party cookies

These are cookies that we place ourselves. This is to keep track of your own preferences. E.g. choice of language, content of shopping basket...

3rd party cookies

These are cookies that are placed by partners. For example, Google for the use of Google analytics.

These 2 groups can contain different types of cookies:

Functional Cookies

These are cookies that are necessary for the proper functioning of the website.
These do not store personal data, but things like language preference, the contents of a shopping basket ...

Analytical cookies

These cookies are used to collect visitor statistics which we can use to improve the website.

Tracking cookies

Tracking / Profiling cookies are used to build certain visitor profiles and thus to be able to show more targeted advertisements, etc. These are usually part of 3rd party groups and are strictly subject to privacy legislation. These usually fall under the 3rd party groups and are strictly subject to privacy laws.

4. What cookies do we use?

First party cookies:

These are cookies that we place ourselves.

Function: This cookie is automatically created when using the website by the programming language of the website. It ensures that the visitor receives a unique id that is used in communication between the server and your browser. This cookie is essential for the functioning of the website.
Type: functional
Expires: when the internet browser is closed.

Function: With this cookie we keep track of whether you have already consented to the use of cookies on our website. This way we know whether or not to show the notification when you visit.
Type: Functional
Expires: This cookie is permanent.

3rd party cookies

These are cookies that are placed by partners.

-_ga, _gid, _gat
Function: Cookies placed by Google analytics. These allow us to obtain statistics / analyses of visitor behaviour. This enables us to continue to improve and optimise our website.
Type: Analytic
Expires: 2 years (_ga), 24h (_gid), 1min (_gat)

5. Managing / disabling cookies

You can block and/or delete cookies via your browser settings. If you choose to block cookies, it is possible that certain parts of the website will no longer function correctly.

The links below show you how to manage cookies in your internet browser:

Internet Explorer / Edge: