Privacy Policy

Ensuring the privacy of visitors to our websites and individuals we come into contact with in the context of our activities is crucial to us. Therefore, we outline in our privacy policy the information we collect and how we use this information. This Privacy Statement applies, among others, to our website(s) www.cathyspaas.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) and to all commercial relationships between Cathy Spaas and its employees, customers, prospects, and business partners.

Cathy Spaas always aims to act in accordance with both the Belgian Privacy Act of December 8, 1992, for the protection of privacy concerning the processing of personal data and the EU Regulation of 2016 concerning the protection of natural persons regarding the processing of personal data and the free movement of that data, and the repeal of Directive 95/46/EC.

This Privacy Statement includes information about the personal data Cathy Spaas collects, as well as how it uses and processes this personal data. This personal data is acquired through various channels, including the Website, contacts between our employees and (potential) customers and (potential) suppliers, job applications, etc.

By visiting the Website, you expressly approve (by providing your personal data) the Privacy Statement and the way in which we collect, use, and process your personal data.

By providing personal information to Cathy Spaas in the context of contests, commercial contacts, job applications, etc., you also approve the Privacy Statement and the way in which it collects, uses, and processes your personal data.

Types of Personal Data

Cathy Spaas may collect and process the following personal data:

  • Name
  • First name
  • Position
  • Company name
  • Company address
  • Email address
  • Phone number (landline/mobile)
  • Function
  • Username
  • Password
  • Language
  • Information about how you use the Website and the application (including but not limited to IP address, browser type, which webpage you visited when you accessed the Website)
  • Login details of your mobile device, as well as geographical location data (if applicable)
  • Communication preferences
  • Correspondence data to and from Cathy Spaas
  • Cathy Spaas also collects anonymous information about the use of the Website.

This includes automatically logging which parts of the Website you visit, which web browser you use, which website you visited when you gained access, as well as your IP address. We cannot identify you based on this data, but it allows us to compile statistics regarding the use of the Website and to send more targeted communications.

  • All information provided by the person in question on their CV

Method of Collecting Personal Data

This personal data is collected, among others, during or in connection with:

  • Visiting the Website
  • Subscribing to the newsletter (whether or not via the Website)
  • Your use of Cathy Spaas’ services
  • Correspondence with and by Cathy Spaas
  • Requesting a quote from Cathy Spaas
  • Providing a quote to Cathy Spaas
  • Exchanging business cards

Use of Personal Data

Cathy Spaas may use your personal data for:

  • Drawing up and executing an agreement
  • Providing services
  • Providing support
  • Sending targeted marketing and advertising, updates, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences
  • Sending invoices and collecting payments
  • Optimizing the quality, management, and content of the Website and the Application
  • Statistical purposes
  • Drawing up a quote
  • Conducting customer satisfaction surveys and other market research

Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

Cathy Spaas will not disclose your personal data to third parties unless necessary for providing or optimizing the services of Cathy Spaas (including but not limited to after-sales service, payment processing, database management, etc.). If it is necessary for Cathy Spaas to disclose your personal data to third parties in this context, the relevant third party is obliged to use your personal data in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Statement.

Notwithstanding the above, it is possible that Cathy Spaas may disclose your personal data:

  • To competent authorities when required by law or in the context of a judicial or future judicial procedure, or to safeguard and defend its rights
  • If Cathy Spaas’ activities are taken over by a third party, in which case your personal data will be one of the transferred assets

In all other cases, Cathy Spaas will not sell, rent, or transmit your personal data to third parties unless it has obtained your consent and has concluded a data processing agreement with the relevant third party, containing the necessary guarantees regarding the confidentiality and privacy compliance of your personal data.

Storage of Personal Data

Unless a longer retention period is required or justified (i) by law or (ii) by compliance with another legal obligation, Cathy Spaas retains your personal data only for the period necessary to achieve and fulfill the purposes described in the Privacy Statement under ‘Use of Personal Data.’

Your Privacy Rights

If you wish to exercise your privacy rights, as determined below, please contact cathyspaas@gmail.com or send your request by post to Cathy Spaas – Achelsedijk 6, 3950 Bocholt (Belgium):
Your privacy rights include:

  • Right of access to the personal data that Cathy Spaas may have about you
  • Right to rectification, completion, or update of your personal data
  • Right to erasure of your personal data (‘right to be forgotten’)
  • Right to restriction of the processing of your personal data
  • Right to data portability
  • Right to object to the processing of your personal data

In principle, you can exercise these rights free of charge through the channels mentioned above. If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or information about our services, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button, as provided at the bottom of such emails from Cathy Spaas, or by notifying us by letter or email.

Security of Personal Data

Cathy Spaas undertakes to take reasonable physical, technological, and organizational precautions to prevent (i) unauthorized access to your personal data and (ii) loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal data.

It will only store all personal data it has collected in the cloud when working with data centers within the EU. Despite the security policy, checks performed, and actions taken, an infallible level of security cannot be guaranteed. No method of transmission or transfer over the internet or any method of electronic storage is 100% secure; therefore, Cathy Spaas cannot guarantee absolute security in this regard.

Cross-Border Processing of Personal Data

Any transfer of personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to a recipient residing or having its registered office in a country not covered by an adequacy decision issued by the European Commission will be governed by the provisions of a data transfer agreement, which will include (i) the standard contractual clauses as determined in the ‘Decision of the European Commission of February 5, 2010 (Decision 2010/87/EC)’ or (ii) any other mechanism based on privacy legislation or any other regulations concerning the processing of personal data.

Update Privacy Statement

Cathy Spaas is entitled to update this Privacy Statement by placing a new version on the Website. Therefore, it is highly advisable to regularly consult the Website and the relevant page displaying the Privacy Statement to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

Other Websites

The Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites. In

no case is Cathy Spaas responsible for the privacy policy or privacy practices of any third party.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the Privacy Statement or how Cathy Spaas collects, uses, or processes your personal data, please contact us:

  • Via email: cathyspaas@gmail.com or
  • By post: Cathy Spaas – Achelsedijk 6, 3950 Bocholt (Belgium)