Privacy Policy

Policy changes

Last update: 01/09/2017

 

This privacy policy applies only to the processing of personal data on our website.

THE CONTROLLER

The personal data that are processed through this website, are being processed by Cranium Applied Privacy NV (hereafter Cranium), Excelsiorlaan 43, 1930 Zaventem, as the controller.

PRINCIPLES FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA

To Cranium, the privacy of its customers and website visitors is valuable and important. Therefore, Cranium declares it will process the personal data of these website visitors in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (hereafter GDPR).

The “processing of personal data” means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

Cranium considers the collected personal data as confidential information which it will only process for specified purposes (see further) and which it will no longer retain than necessary for the realisation of those purposes. Only those personal data necessary to realise those purposes. Cranium takes the necessary technical and organisational measures to guarantee an adequate level of protection of the personal data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage.

USE OF COOKIES

Cranium processes through the website only personal data that are being collected automatically by using the website such as IP-address, your type of browser and operating system, the amount of times you visited the website and the pages you visited. These personal data are obtained by using cookies. Cranium will only use these data for statistical and performance purposes on a global level. Therefore, Cranium won’t process data which could be linked to a natural person. This would require actions beyond reasonable effort, which Cranium won’t take. The data won’t be used for marketing purposes either.

A cookie is a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser. Its purpose is to remember information about you. Cookies make it possible for a website to recognize your browser and to surf quick and easily on a website. They also make sure your personal settings and preferences are being saved so for example when you visit the website again, you don’t have to select your language once more. Certain cookies can also be placed by a third party, for example Google Analytics to measure the use of the website (this are so called third party cookies). If you don’t want a website to place cookies on your computer, you can change the settings of your browser accordingly.

HOW CAN YOU TURN OF COOKIES?

If you choose to disable cookies, you can so specifically for the type of browser you use.

Keep in mind that by disabling cookies, certain graphical elements may not be as appealing or it won’t be possible to use certain applications. Cranium does everything it takes to make sure the website runs smooth. However certain elements of the website require the use of cookies.

Cranium uses several kinds of cookies. Certain cookies are used to make sure the website can run to its best extent. For the use of these cookies, Cranium has a legitimate interest. The other cookies (CatAccCookies in particular) on the website, are used to comply with a legal obligation to which Cranium is subject. More information on the lawfulness of processing can be found in the following table.

The following table shows which cookies process which personal data and for what purposes. The table also contains information on the retention period of the data and the justification of the processing activity is based (lawfulness of processing):

 

Personal data Processing purpose Cookie Lawfulness of processing Retention period
Cookie set by the UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies. To be able to remember if you as a user accepted that the website uses cookies. CatAccCookies Legal obligation: Directive 2002/58/EC of 12 July 2002 on privacy and electronic communications 30 days
Session cookie set by Facebook used for website performance reasons. To be able as a user to like, share and connect with the CRANIUM social media page. sf_pixel_ratio Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 1 session
Session cookie set by Facebook used for website performance reasons. To be able as a user to like, share and connect with theCRANIUM social media page. spb_image_resizer_pixel_ratio Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 1 session
Cookie set by Facebook that contains a UNIX timestamp and a sequence number used for analytics and research. To be able as a user to like, share and connect with theCRANIUM social media page. act Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 1 session
Cookie set by Facebook that tracks your Facebook user ID when you are logged in. To be able as a user to like, share and connect with theCRANIUM social media page. c_user Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 90 days
Cookie set by Facebook that tracks statistical behavior about your browser. To be able as a user to like, share and connect with theCRANIUM social media page. datr Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 2 years
Cookie set by Facebook that tracks the browser ID and user ID. To be able as a user to like, share and connect with theCRANIUM social media page. fr Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 90 days
Session cookie set by Facebook used for website performance reasons. Performance m_pixel_ratio Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 1 session
Cookie set by Facebook used for site feautures and services. To be able as a user to like, share and connect with theCRANIUM social media page. presence Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 1 session
Cookie set by Facebook to 

Identify browser for login authentication purposes and Used to improve friend suggestions

Identifies browser for login authentication purposes sb Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 2 years
Cookie set by Facebook to track the session number, session secret, secure flag and a unix timestamp. To be able as a user to like, share and connect with theCRANIUM social media page. xs Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 90 days
Cookie set by Google that contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences. To be able to show and let the user use the embedded Google Maps. NID Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 6 months
Cookie that is used so you don’t have to request the acceptance of cookies each time the user visits the website. WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies. wordpress_test_cookie Legitimate interest: proper functionality of the website 1 session

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will be doing this by posting the updated version on the Cranium website. When we publish changes to our Policy, we will change the date of the “last update” of our Privacy Policy. Significant changes will be reported on our homepage. Nevertheless, we encourage you to read our Privacy Policy periodically.