Matexi Group privacy and cookie policy

This is the Privacy and Cookie Policy of the websites of Matexi Group NV and the companies affiliated with Matexi Group. Matexi Group is a limited liability company under Belgian law, whose registered office is at Franklin Rooseveltlaan 180, 8790 Waregem (Belgium).

This Privacy and Cookie Policy may be subject to change, e.g. as a result of new features on the website that require the processing of personal data. We therefore encourage you to review this Privacy and Cookie Policy on a regular basis. Important changes will be announced on our homepage.

1. When does this Privacy and Cookie Policy apply?

This Privacy and Cookie Policy applies to the processing of personal data via the websites of Matexi Group and the companies affiliated with Matexi Group (including www.matexi.be and www.matexi.com).

2. Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?

Matexi Group is responsible for the processing of your personal data.

3. For what purposes do we process your personal data?

a. To respond to your requests and to keep you informed.

We process your personal data when you, e.g. by subscribing to our newsletter or by requesting a brochure, ask to be kept informed about our activities, projects, offers, events, promotions, etc.

For this purpose, we may process data such as your name, your address, your e-mail address, your telephone number, your preferred language and the project or region in which you are interested.

These data are processed on the basis of your unambiguous consent, on the basis of the performance of an agreement to which you are a party, or on the basis of your request to take measures prior to the conclusion of an agreement, as the case may be.

b. To answer your questions and to exchange information.

If you ask us questions by telephone or e-mail, we will process your personal data to answer your question.

To this end, we may process information such as your name, company name, position, e-mail address, telephone number, correspondence with Matexi Group and any other personal data you provide us with that may be relevant to answering your question.

This data will be processed, as the case may be, on the basis of your request for measures to be taken prior to the conclusion of an agreement, on the basis of the execution of an agreement to which you are a party, or on the basis of Matexi Group's legitimate interest in informing you about its activities.

c. For the technical and functional management of our website

We process personal data for the technical and functional management of our website, to personalize the website and to ensure that the website is easy to use.

For this purpose, we may process data such as your IP address, the pages you visit, the browser you use, the websites you previously visited, geographical data such as your location, your preferred language and the time and duration of your visit. We do this, for example, by using cookies. See also question 5: Which cookies does Matexi Group use?

This data is processed on the basis of the legitimate interest of Matexi Group to improve its websites and to protect them against cyber attacks, among other things.

4. Who has access to your personal data?

Matexi Group may share your data with other companies affiliated with Matexi Group. In addition, Matexi Group calls on third parties to perform certain (processing) activities, such as hosting the website. Personal data will not be disclosed to other parties, except when required by law or a court order.

5. Which cookies does Matexi Group use?

Cookies are small text files placed by your browser. They contain information such as, for example, the visitor's language preference, so that he or she does not have to re-enter this information the next time he or she visits the same website. Some cookies ensure that a website appears graphically neat, while others ensure that a website application works correctly.

If you wish to block cookies, you can do so via your browser settings.

Please note that some graphics may not appear nicely, or that you may not be able to use certain applications if you disable cookies.

Matexi Group uses different types of cookies:

  • Functional cookies: they facilitate and personalize your website visit and your user experience.
  • Analytical cookies (from third parties): they collect information to evaluate and improve the content of our website (e.g. Google analytics cookies).

These cookies collect information about your computer and your visit to our website, such as your IP address, the pages you visit, the browser you use, the websites you visited previously, geographical data such as your location, your preferred language and the time and duration of your visit.

6. What about links to other websites and social media?

The Matexi Group website may contain references (e.g. via hyperlinks) to other websites, which are offered by other companies or by social media. Matexi Group is not responsible for the processing of personal data via these websites. Nor does this Privacy and Cookie Policy apply to those websites.

If you share content of the Matexi Group website via social media, your personal data will be visible to the visitors of those social media. Matexi Group is not responsible for the processing of personal data via those social media. Nor does this Privacy and Cookie Policy apply to those social media.

7. How is your personal data protected?

Matexi Group strives to protect your personal data as well as possible by means of technical and organizational measures, such as firewalls and secure servers.

8. Who can you contact to exercise your rights?

You have the right to request access free of charge to the personal data that are processed by Matexi Group, to have them corrected or to object to their processing for direct marketing purposes.

If the processing of your data is based on consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without prejudice to the legitimacy of the processing for the withdrawal of your consent.

The above requests can be sent by e-mail to privacy@matexi.be or by post to the above address. Matexi Group cannot process your request without proof of your identity.

If you have any further questions or complaints about this website or this Privacy and Cookie Policy, you may also contact privacy@matexi.be .You have the right to file a complaint with a regulatory authority.