Privacy policy

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) governs the processing of your personal data as a part of your use of our Website (the “Website”) and the accompanying services (jointly referred to hereinafter as “Services”). This processing is performed by Biztory NV as data controller, with registered office at Veldkant 31, Kontich, Belgium ("we”, “our"), listed with the CBE (Crossroads Bank for Enterprises) under number BE0690558638 in accordance with the applicable legislation relating to the protection of personal data. 

By using our Website and/or our Services, you acknowledge that you have carefully read this Privacy Policy and that you unreservedly agree with it. We reserve the right to change the Privacy Policy as we deem fit. Such changes will be communicated through the Website.  

Remember that we can use so-called “cookies” or similar technology as part of the Website and/or the Services. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the hard drive of a device and that contain certain information, which sometimes includes personal data. For more information regarding our use of cookies, please read our cookie policy.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on the 14th of February 2022. 


What and why we process data

1. When you use the Website and/or Services, we process personal data relating to you. Your personal data will be processed inter alia for the following purposes (including the legal grounds): 

When and on what basis? 

  • Use of the Website (consent and, if applicable, legitimate interest) 
  • Contact us (consent and, if applicable, legitimate interest) 
  • Applying for vacancies (permission) 

What data?

  • identification information (name, address, e-mail, telephone, etc.)
  • Contact details 


  • Improving the user experience of the visitor on the website
  • Responding to contact requests
  • Making the application process possible

2. We obtain the above-mentioned personal data directly from you. However, if you choose to register through a social media account (for example Facebook LinkedIn), this information is collected through your social media profile. We recommend that you consult the privacy policy of your social media service provider to determine which data is processed by your social media service provider when you use the social media login function. 

3. We will not send any of the personal data you provide through the Website to social media providers unless you consent to this.

4. In addition to the above-mentioned objectives, we can also process your personal data:

  1. to provide you in a personalised and efficient manner with the information on products and services that you request, either through the Website, by email, by telephone or through social media channels;
  2. to process your personal data so that we can provide the Services;
  3. for direct marketing purposes, i.e. to be able to provide you with targeted communication, promotional and other offers and any other advertisements that we or our selected partners may have available. We will ask your prior permission for this; 
  4. to perform statistical analyses to improve our Website and/or Services or to develop new products or services;
  5. to provide to a financial institution or payment service provider, to enable your financial institution and the payment service provider to fulfil his, her or its statutory obligations;  
  6. to transmit to the police or the judicial authorities as proof of possible crimes or if there are founded suspicions of an unlawful deed or crime that you committed by means of your registration in or the use of the Website or the Services;
  7. within the context of a possible merger with, acquisition of/by or demerger by a third party, even if such third party is outside the EEA.

With whom do we share data?

  1. We do not send your personal data to third persons in a way that you can be identified without your express permission to do so if this is not necessary to provide the Services. 
  2. We can rely on external processors to offer the Website and/or Services to you. We ensure that third-party processors may only process your personal data on our behalf and pursuant to our written instructions. We guarantee that all external processors are selected with the necessary care, so that we can rest assured of the security and integrity of your personal data. 
  3. We can transmit anonymised and/or aggregated data to other organisations that can use these data to improve products and services, and to organise bespoke marketing, presentation and the sale of products and services.

Where we process data

We and our external processors will only process your identifiable personal data in the EEA.

We can transfer our anonymized and/or aggregated data to organizations outside the EEA. If such transfer is made, we shall ensure that there are appropriate guarantees to warrant the security and integrity of your personal data, and that all personal data rights that you might enjoy under applicable mandatory law are guaranteed.

A transfer outside the EEA could take place through the following organizations:  

  • Google Analytics – USA (EU – US Privacy Shield)
  • LinkedIn – USA (EU – US Privacy Shield) 
  • Hubspot – USA (EU – US Privacy Shield) 

How we process data

  • We will do our utmost to process only the personal data necessary to achieve the objectives stated in this Privacy Policy. We will process your personal data lawfully, honestly and transparently. We will do our utmost to keep the personal data accurate and up to date.
  • Your personal data will only be processed as long as necessary to achieve the objectives stated in this Privacy Policy or until the moment at which you withdraw your processing permission. Remember that withdrawing the permission can imply that you will no longer be able to use all or part of the Website and/or Services. If you have registered on our Website, we will remove your personal data if you remove your profile, unless a statutory or regulatory obligation or a judicial or administrative order prevents us from doing so.
  • We will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to keep your personal data secure from unauthorised access or theft and from unintentional loss, manipulation or destruction. Our personnel or the personnel of our external controllers will only be able to gain access on a need-to-know basis and this is subject to strict obligations of confidentiality. However, you should understand that the care for security and protection consists only of an obligation of means according to best efforts, which can never be guaranteed. 
  • If and when your registration on the Website or use of the Website or Services can be regarded (a) as a breach of the terms and conditions of the intellectual property rights or any other right of a third party, (b) a threat to the security or integrity of the Services, (c) a danger to our or our subcontractors’ Website, Services or systems as a result of viruses, Trojan Horses, spyware, malware or any other form of malicious code, or (d) in any manner whatsoever illegal, unlawful, discriminatory or insulting, we may process your data in our own interests, in our partners’ or in third parties’ interests.

How long do you keep my data?

The retention periods vary depending on the nature of the service provided. We keep your data:

  • as long as necessary for the purposes for which it is collected and processed.
  • as long as necessary to comply with our legal, contractual and legal obligations and to fulfill our commercial operational activities.

Your rights

  • You have the right to request access to all the personal data that we process about you. However, requests for access that are clearly submitted with a view to causing us inconvenience or damage will not be dealt with.
  • You have the right to request that any personal data about you that is incorrect or inaccurate be corrected free of charge. If you have registered on our Website, you can personally correct much of such data through your profile. If such a request is submitted, you must also enclose proof showing that the personal data for which you request correction is incorrect.
  • You have the right to withdraw previously granted permission for the processing of your personal data. You can withdraw your permission at all times by sending an info email to 
  • You have the right to request that personal data relating to you be removed if this is no longer needed in the light of the objectives that are outlined in this Privacy Policy or if you withdraw your processing permission. However, you must consider that a removal request to us will be assessed in the light of statutory or regulatory obligations or administrative or judicial orders, which may prevent us from removing the respective personal data. 
  • Instead of requesting removal, you can also request that we restrict the processing or your personal data if (a) you dispute the correctness of such data, (b) the processing is unlawful or (c) the data is no longer necessary for the objectives stated but you need it to defend yourself in judicial proceedings.
  • You have the right to object to the processing of personal data if you can show that there are serious and justified reasons regarding special circumstances warranting such an objection. However, if the envisaged processing is noted as direct marketing, you have the right to object to such processing free of charge and without giving any reason for this.
  • If your personal data is processed on the basis of permission or on the basis of a contract where the data is processed automatically, you have the right to receive the personal data provided to us in a structured manner and in a generally used format that can be read by a machine and, if technically possible, you have the right to directly transmit such data to another service provider. We will be the only persons to assess the technical viability of this.
  • If you wish to submit a request to exercise one or more of the above-mentioned rights, you can send an email to Such request must clearly state what right you wish to exercise and why. We will notify you immediately when such request has been received. If it appears that the request is founded, we will grant the request as quickly as is reasonably possible and no later than thirty (30) days after the request has been received. Additional legitimation regarding your identity could be requested. 
  • If you have a complaint regarding our processing of your personal data, you can always contact us at the following email address If you are still dissatisfied with our answer, then you are at liberty to file a complaint with the Belgian Data Protection Authority, Rue de la presse 35, 1000 Brussels. For more information, go to

Contest rules and regulations

ARTICLE 1: Organisation

Biztory NV, with registered office at Veldkant 31, Kontich, Belgium ("we”, “our"), listed with the CBE (Crossroads Bank for Enterprises) under number BE0690558638 (hereinafter also referred to as ‘the Organiser’) holds the right to organise competitions. 

There will not be correspondence about the rules, the questions, the competition’s mechanism or the stipulations of selection, neither by phone nor written.

The Organiser checks the correct course of the competition and has the final say in any disputes. To guarantee this correct course, the Organiser can take decisions that result from circumstances, whether temporary or not, on the abolition or he may change any phase of the competition. Resulting from the fact of their participation, the participants undertake to subject themselves to the current rules and the Organiser’s decisions.

The Organiser reserves the right in the current competition, or part of it, to reduce, postpone, transfer, extend or cancel for any reason if special circumstances or the correct course of the competition require this. The Organiser cannot be held liable for this.

During the competition, possible additions or, in case of force majeure, changes may be published after notification of the Organiser. They will be considered as annexes to these rules.

ARTICLE 2: Accessibility of the competition

This competition of the Organiser is accessible to all people. The Organiser reserves the right to refuse people to enter this competition. Own employees of Biztory, its partners or competitors may not participate.

ARTICLE 3: Participation and prizes

Taking part in the competition is free for everyone unless mentioned otherwise in the specific competition information.

Personal details given by the participant must be correct and complete. If a participant takes part under a different name or gives details that are not correct and/or complete, the participant loses any right to the prize. The prize then goes to the next winner in the order of ranking. The Organiser reserves the right to remove people who do not meet the conditions from the competition. They will also not be eligible for any prize.

The prizes of the competition are mentioned in the specific competition information.

A prize is not convertible in cash, neither in part nor in full. A prize is issued in the winner’s name and is non-transferable. The Organiser cannot be held liable for any damage or loss resulting from taking part in this competition or of the assigning or sending of the prize.

ARTICLE 4: Responsibility

The Organiser does not bear responsibility for technical problems of the participant or at the provider that could result in loss of data. No guarantee is given for the state, suitability, correctness, reliability, changes or the content of this competition.

The Organiser is not in any way responsible for unsuccessful attempts to take part in this competition.

Taking part in the competition falls under the full responsibility of the participants. Printing, spelling or other errors cannot be invoked as grounds for damages or any obligation of the Organiser.

ARTICLE 5: Determining the winners

The winners are selected during a certain period, as mentioned in the specific competition information and will be contacted via e-mail. The winners will be those who respected the participation conditions and answered the questions correctly, as well as answering the bonus question correctly or approached it as much as possible. If it turns out later on that the winner did not respect the participation conditions and/or if the winner does not respond after 14 days after the specific deadline, any right to a prize shall expire.

ARTICLE 6: Disputes

Taking part in a competition implies the unconditional acceptance of the competition rules, as well as any possible decision the Organiser has to take. Any attempt to fraud will be punished with the immediate exclusion of the participant. Unforeseen cases will be treated by the Organiser.

ARTICLE 7: Request for the Contest Rules and Regulations

The competition rules can be obtained by printing these on the website:

ARTICLE 8: Purchase obligation

Participation in the contest is completely free of charge and does not imply any purchase obligation.

ARTICLE 9: Privacy policy

For the application of this article, the Privacy Act of 8 December 1992 and the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and European Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data are referred to.

The personal data compiled as part of this competition will only be used in accordance with the Privacy Act and related legislation. This data will not be passed on to third parties.