de Crombrugghe & Partners, with registered office at de Crombrugghe & Partners sa – Bd du Triomphe 172 – 1160 Brussels, active under the company number BE0462.107.802, is responsible for the processing of personal data as described in this privacy statement.

The European law General Data Protection Regulation, accompanying implementation decisions and future changes to this, ensure the protection of your personal data.

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Why a privacy statement ?

With this privacy statement, de Crombrugghe & Partners informs you which personal data is collected, why personal data is collected, how this personal data is used and how it is handled securely. This privacy statement also clarifies how you have a say and how you can exercise your privacy rights.

Who is this privacy statement applicable to ?

This privacy statement applies to all current, former and future customers, as well as to all visitors to, which processes de Crombrugghe & Partners as the controller.

What does ‘processing data’ mean ?

The ‘processing of personal data’ means any processing of information about an identifiable natural person. The concept of “processing” has been expanded and covers, among other things – whether or not carried out via an automated process – the collection, recording, ordering, storage, updating, modification, retrieval, consultation, use, distribution or any other way of providing, bringing together , combining, archiving, deleting or destroying data.

Personal data that are processed

User data:

The majority of your data is communicated to us through your active intervention. On the basis of user data you will be identified, which enables contact with you. User data is collected when:

  • you fill in the contact form on our website. Your name, e-mail address, message, IP address and time of sending will be stored securely. This is necessary to be able to contact you in a correct and efficient manner.
  • you visit our website. We collect statistics via Mailchimp. This is information about your browser type, unique identification and the number of times you click on a link. This data is used to improve the website or to analyze any problems correctly.

Why do we process personal data ?

de Crombrugghe & Partners processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Inform you about changes to services and products.
  • To deliver goods and services to you.
  • Sending newsletters and / or brochures to inform you.
  • to be able to call or e-mail you if necessary to carry out our services or when you ask us a question.

Use of cookies

This website does not use cookies and will therefore not infringe your privacy. (A cookie is a text file that is saved on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you visit a website for the first time. Analytical cookies store the statistics of a website. You can opt out of cookies by setting your internet browser to prevent cookies save more and you can also delete all information previously saved via your browser’s settings).

Who has access to your data ?

Data stored via the website is only accessible to website administrators of de Crombrugghe & Partners who have a secure login.

How are data protected ?

de Crombrugghe & Partners takes the protection of your data to heart and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. This website is periodically updated and secured. If you still have the impression that your data is not secure or that there are indications of abuse, please contact us via info@decrombrugghe-partners

Sharing personal data with third parties

When you are a customer of de Crombrugghe & Partners, your contact and invoicing data are saved in order for the mutual cooperation to run smoothly. Our employees also have access to your data, strictly when this is necessary to carry out the processing described in this privacy statement. Globally, de Crombrugghe & Partners does not provide your personal data to third parties. This only happens when this would be necessary for the execution of our mutual agreement or to comply with a legal obligation. Your personal data will not be misused for commercial purposes by third parties or sold on to third parties.

What rights do you have?

Right of access
You can ask at any time whether or not personal details of your person are being processed, and if they are processed, to view this data and receive detailed information.
Right to improvement
You are entitled to have all incorrect personal data relating to you corrected free of charge and to complete all incomplete personal data. In order to keep your details up-to-date you will be asked to notify changes.
Right to data change
You have the right to have your personal data deleted without undue delay.
Right of transferability
Furthermore, you are entitled to obtain a copy (in a structured, standard and mechanically readable form) of your personal data and to have said personal data forwarded to another company.
Right of objection
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data on the grounds of a special situation if the processing is part of the legitimate interest of de Crombrugghe & Partners.
Right to withdraw permission
You have the right to withdraw the consent of processing your personal data, however this cannot affect the legality of the processing on the basis of the permission given for cancellation.

Retention period

Personal data processed for customer management will be stored for the time necessary to satisfy legal requirements (in terms of bookkeeping, among others).

Privacy statement is always customizable

de Crombrugghe & Partners always has the right to change this privacy statement if necessary. For that reason it is important to regularly view this page. You are currently consulting the most recent version of our privacy statement. The privacy policy was last changed on 25 May 2018.

How can you reach us?

For more information about this privacy policy or for complaints relating to the processing of your personal data, please contact us via

Submit an official complaint.

If your request can not be handled optimally, you have the right to file a complaint with the Belgian Privacy Protection Commission (35 Rue de la Presse, 1000 Brussels –