Peeters Publishers Leuven

Peeters Publishers Privacy Declaration



Peeters Publishers complies with the privacy legislation as specified below.

How does Peeters Publishers collect personal data?


• Peeters Publishers only collects personal data that you submit yourself or that third parties submit in the context of a service requested by them (e.g. in the context of an application form).

What personal data does Peeters Publishers process?


• Peeters Publishers only collects the personal data needed to carry out a service requested by you (or by a third party).
• Depending on the service you request from Peeters Publishers, we collect different types of personal data, limited to what is strictly necessary. For the services requested from Peeters Publishers that are listed below, we need the following data to provide you with an appropriate service:
To order a publication: surname/first name/e-mail/street/house number/postcode/municipality/country

When and why does Peeters Publishers process personal data?


• Peeters Publishers collects and processes your data to provide the requested services:
• if you have explicitly given your permission for this;
• if it is necessary to process the data in order to provide a service you have requested (e.g. your address to send a publication).

How does Peeters Publishers treat personal data?


• Your data are only used for the service you have requested.
• We never pass on your contact details to third parties for commercial purposes.
• We only share your personal data with people providing services to Peeters Publishers if this is necessary to provide the service in question.
• We do not sell any personal data to third parties or pass on data to third parties.

How long does Peeters Publishers keep personal data?


• Peeters Publishers keeps your data no longer than necessary for the provision of our services within the context for which we collected the data.
• Peeters Publishers may also decide to collect some data in an aggregated form over a longer period in order to evaluate and make adjustments to its own activities. This does not involve identification of individual persons.

Does Peeters Publishers keep my personal data safe?


• Your data are processed in a way that is safe. We use various security technologies and measures to protect your data from unauthorised access, use, loss or publication. These technologies and measures are tested on a regular basis and updated if necessary.
• Peeters Publishers works with a specialised security partner to make the websites and all other servers secure.
• If any incident should nevertheless arise involving your data, you will be personally informed under the circumstances stipulated by law.
• The number of employees who have access to your data is very limited. These carefully selected employees are only given access to your personal data insofar as they need that information to carry out their work appropriately so that the services you have requested can be provided.

What can I do about my own personal data?


• You have the right to be ‘forgotten’. To request this, please contact peeters@peeters-leuven.be
• You can access any of your personal data that are processed by Peeters Publishers, view the data and correct or delete any data that are incorrect or incomplete. If you consider that your data have been handled incorrectly, you can submit a complaint to the Privacy Commission.