This website alprofoundation.org is operated by Alpro Foundation vzw, a non-profit organization with registered office at Vlamingstraat 28, B-8560 Wevelgem, Belgium (RPR/RPM 0457.983.124 (Kortrijk), (hereinafter “Alpro Foundation”, “we” or “us”).
I. The information Alpro Foundation may collect
Alpro Foundation collects personal data about you through your use of this Website (i.e. any information that relates to you as an identified or identifiable individual ), such as your name, your age, your e-mail address, as well as your responses to questionnaires, forms or surveys posted on the Website.
Alpro Foundation does not require personal data from a visitor to obtain access to the general public areas of its Website but such data will be required to obtain access to areas with scientific and/or health related content about amongst others (plant based) foods that is meant for professional use or to take advantage of other features on the Alpro Foundation website, such as to register on certain programs on this Website or to receive sampling material for non-commercial purposes only.
Alpro Foundation also collects data that does not identify you directly, but which offers some information about your interests and activities that could be used to make inferences about you and, in some cases, identify you indirectly without any commercial intention but only meant to be informative and to stick on factual and objective data.
This Website is not directed at collecting personal data from minors (i.e. children under 18 years old). In order to protect minors, any visitor of this website willing to participate to certain programs will have to communicate his / her year of birth in order to register for the program. Minors will not be allowed to register for the program.
2. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of alphanumeric text, downloaded onto a computer or other device (e.g. mobile phone), which enables the website to recognize that equipment and monitor an individual’s browsing activity. Cookies serve a number of useful purposes, such as analyzing the use of a website, storing password information in order to allow an individual to move through a restricted website without having to re-enter log-in details each time, or to add items to an online shopping basket.
3. What purpose do cookies serve?
Subject to your prior and express consent where required by applicable law, we (or our service provider acting on our behalf and under our instructions) may notably use “cookies” or similar tracking technologies that we place on your computer hard drive to enable us to recognize you when you re-visit our website. Cookies help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalized service to you. They enable us to store information about your preferences and personalize your experience; to keep track of your use of any interactive features and services and to monitor internet traffic.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You may decide to reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent. You can manage your browser setting on the following sites:
Internet Explorer: http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies#Internet_Explorer_8
4. Cookies used by Alpro Foundation
II. Purposes for which your personal data is collected
Alpro Foundation will use a visitor’s personal data where it is necessary to do so for such purposes as verifying the identity or age of visitors to the website, creating user credentials such as user names and passwords to respond to your questions, to offer you the opportunity to receive notices, newsletters or electronic mails, to invite you or to allow you to participate in surveys or programs, or to notify you about special events by electronic mail or other electronic communication means (including e-mail, fax, sms, mms, etc) or to send sampling material for non-commercial purposes only.
III. Sharing information with third parties
If you choose to provide us with your personal data, be assured that Alpro Foundation will not intentionally distribute or sell that information to anyone outside the Alpro Foundation. No commercial intention does exist.
You however understand that Alpro Foundation may, at its discretion, use third party processors or suppliers acting on its behalf and under its instructions, notably suppliers of web-related services to administer web servers and to store information on back-up disks, and disclose personal data to them as necessary for the performance of their services.
Alpro Foundation may also disclose your personal data in the following circumstances:
to respond to authorized information requests from law enforcement authorities or judiciary or when otherwise required or permitted by law;
in the event of a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, joint venture, or any other transaction that results in a change in control or ownership of Alpro Foundation, in whole or in part; or in the event of a corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, insolvency proceeding, or similar circumstance, if permitted by and done in accordance with applicable law.
Alpro Foundation takes – and requires that any service provider and/or third party processor processing personal data on behalf and under the instructions of Alpro take – appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction, and against any other unlawful form of processing of information as defined by the applicable law.
However, despite the security measures that we have put in place to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration of data will not occur.
IV. Your rights
You have the right to request access to the personal data that we hold on you, to request the rectification of any inaccurate data, as well as to object, on request and free of charge, to the intended processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, if any. If you want to exercise your rights of access, rectification, or objection, please send a dated and signed request to us, tighter with a copy of your valid ID card or any other valid identification document, at our address above. If you want to opt-out to receiving further communications from us, you may also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
VI. Links to other web sites
VIII. Contact information
If you have any questions or concerns about the protection of your personal data submitted to us, please send a thorough description to the address below.
Alpro Foundation vzw
Tel: +32 9 260 22 11
E-mail address: email@example.com