Twixl Legal Notices
This website is for your own private use. By accessing this website, you agree:
- not to use this website or its content in contravention of any regulation or legislation;
- that you are responsible for any material you send to or upload to this website and that such material is legal, is not offensive and it does not infringe our rights, those of third parties or the provisions of the Legal Notices.
Limitations and Exclusions of our Liability
Our websites and its contents are provided for general information purposes only and nothing on those websites or in its contents is intended to provide professional advice. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on those websites. If you wish to find out more about the information and the materials published, please contact us by email.
We are not responsible or liable for any matter relating to you or any third parties accessing or using those websites and its contents.
We do not endorse nor are we responsible for the contents of websites operated by others that link to this website or that are accessible from it.
Our rights under the Legal Notices may be waived only in writing and specifically.
The Legal Notices shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Belgian law and we and you each submit irrevocably to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Belgian Courts in Ghent.
a. our responsibility
As we collect personal data from you and determine the purposes for which and the means by which your personal data is processed, we act as a data controller. This is a responsibility we do not take lightly and therefor appointed a completely independent Data Protection Officer ( DPO) who can be reached at email@example.com.
b. your responsibility
If you’re a Twixl media client, you should read the contracts we agreed upon. These contracts can stipulate other specific details.
You supply us with your personal information at your own risk. Although current encryption methods and techniques are very secure, we can’t guarantee that every single transfer of data will be 100% secure, nor what hacking techniques will pop-up in the future.
If you’re allowed access to our systems, you are responsible for your login and password. Don’t use an easy one and do not share it!
If you think your privacy is breached, let us know. You can inform our DPO directly on firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. How and when do we collect your data?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
Direct interaction: You directly provide Twixl media with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:
- Register online or place an order for any of our products or services.
- Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.
- Interact with emails we provide you.
Third parties or publicly available sources: We can receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources as set below:
- Advertising networks.
- Our partner network.
- Identity and contact data from publicly available sources and data brokers
- Technical data from parties such as analytics providers and search information providers
Information which is freely available through public internet searches
3. What data do we collect?
Twixl media collects the following data:
- Personal identification information Name, email address, phone number, etc.)
- Additional identification information IP-address, login, browser type and version, location, OS, information about your visit to our websites, …
- information about the use of our website URL-clickstream, viewed products, how long you stayed on a page, …
- information about the use of our services trial user, sample app, support tickets, …
- information about the use of our services trial user, sample app, support tickets, …
- information about our marketing and communication services your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties, your communication preferences, …
- information relating to e-mail communications date stamp that the e-mail is opened, links accessed from the e-mail, unsubscribe preferences, …
We don’t process any sensitive personal data such as racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data and biometric data our – to our best knowledge - personal data from children under the age of 16.
4. How will we use your data?
Twixl Media collects your data so that we can:
- Process your order and manage your account.
- Email you with special offers on Twixl products and services we think you might be interested in.
- Suggest specific content to you on our websites.
- Pre-fill-in forms for you with your data.
- Follow up and help you when you engage for a free trial.
- Answer the support tickets and questions you ask us.
- Comply with legal obligations.
- To compile anonymous statistics
- For the purpose of recruitment
When Twixl media processes your order, it may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.
5. How and how long do we store your data?
Twixl Media securely stores your data at our servers in a datacenter in Europe.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you.
In some circumstances we will anonymise your personal data (so that you are not identifiable and the data can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes. In this case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
6. Data Retention
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
7. Disclosure of your personal data
We may share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in Section 4, ‘How we will use your data’:
- External third parties such as our Solution Partners, Creative Partners, Integration Partners, service providers acting on our behalf, professional advisers and other authorities/ regulatory bodies
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only permit our third party service providers to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Twixl Media would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our Twixl Integrators.
If you have agreed to receive marketing information, you may always opt out at a later date.
You have the right at any time to stop Twixl media from contacting you for marketing purposes.
9. What are your data protection rights?
Twixl media would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
The right to access – You have the right to request Twixl media for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Twixl media correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Twixl media to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Twixl media erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Twixl media restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Twixl media’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Twixl media transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: email@example.com.
10. Privacy policies of other websites
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
12. How to contact us
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or write to us at:
Twixl media bvba
Kortrijksesteenweg 1144 N
9051 Gent (Sint-Denijs-Westrem)
Our company registration number is BE 0892.553.121
13. How to contact the appropriate authority
Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Twixl media has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Belgian Supervisory Authority ( GBA or gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit ).
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