Privacy Policy


Most recent version on date January 14, 2019

This website is owned by VANHEES METALEN NV
Head office & registered office:

  • Hoogstraat 60, 2400 Mol
  • Phone: +32 14 81 07 23
  • E-mail:
  • Company number: 0436.936.696

By accessing and using the website you explicitly agree with the following general conditions.

Intellectual property rights

The contents of this site, including brands, logos, drawings, data, product or company names, texts,
images etc. are protected by intellectual rights and belong to VANHEES METALEN NV or entitled
third parties.

Limitation of liability

The information on the website is of a general nature. The information is not adapted to personal or
specific circumstances, and can therefore not be considered as personal, professional or legal advice
to the user.

VANHEES METALEN International N.V. makes great efforts to ensure that the information provided is
complete, accurate, accurate and updated. Despite these efforts, inaccuracies may occur in the
information provided. If the information provided contains inaccuracies or if certain information on
or via the site would not be available, VANHEES METALEN NV will make every effort to rectify this as
quickly as possible.

VANHEES METALEN NV cannot, however, be held liable for direct or indirect
damage resulting from the use of the information on this site. If you find inaccuracies in the
information made available via the site, you can contact the site administrator.
The contents of the site (including links) can be adapted, modified or supplemented at any time
without notice or notification.

VANHEES METALEN NV gives no guarantees for the proper
functioning of the website and can in no way be held liable for a malfunction or temporary (un)
availability of the website or for any form of damage, direct or indirect, that would arise from access
to or use of the website.

VANHEES METALEN NV can under no circumstances be held liable in any
way whatsoever, directly or indirectly, in any way or any other way, for damage resulting from the
use of this site or of another, in particular as a result of links or hyperlinks, including, without
limitation, of all losses, work interruptions, damage to programs or other data on the computer
system, equipment, software or other of the user.
The website may contain hyperlinks to websites or pages of third parties, or indirectly refer to them.
Placing links to these websites or pages in no way implies an implicit approval of their content.

VANHEES METALEN NV expressly declares that it has no control over the content or other
characteristics of these websites and can in no case be held liable for their content or characteristics
or for any other form of damage resulting from their use.
Applicable law and competent courts.
Belgian law applies to this site. In the event of a dispute, only the courts of the district of Antwerp
have jurisdiction.

Privacy policy

The person responsible for the processing is VANHEES METALEN NV (VANHEES METALEN),
Hoogstraat 60, 2400 Mol registered as NV with KBO number 0436.936.696 -. For questions about
this statement and our policy you can always contact us via For
questions that are more than a question for information we can ask you to identify you, so that we
are sure that we have the requested information and data to the provide the right person.

When and for what purposes does VANHEES METALEN collect and process data?

VANHEES METALEN collects and processes data, in accordance with the regulation (EU) 2016/679,
about you when you want to use us as a customer for one of our services or when you contact us in
a different way (via website) . We summarize these activities under the heading of “customer
management” and concern in particular the implementation of the projects that we conclude with
If you are a supplier, we process your data or that of your contact persons in the context of the
delivery of products or services, for the generic purpose “supplier administration”. In that case, it is
also possible that we include your data in our work planning, together with the data of our own
We also process your data, as a customer or as a supplier, in the preparation of invoices and other
accounting documents. This is the purpose of “accounting”.
Finally, we may process data about you because this is or may be important for our activities, for
example to be able to call upon your advice or services. We describe these activities as
“communication” or “public relations”.
Which data collects and processes VANHEES METALEN
It concerns the data that you provide us with and that we need for the implementation of the
project for which you make use of our services, such as your name, address, e-mail address and
professional data, such as company name and VAT number. Usually you provide us with this
information directly, but it is also possible that we obtain this data from other parties you work with.
The data may also relate to your interests in or plans for a future project.
From suppliers we can process certain data to allow us to plan the works properly. This concerns the
availability and presence, as well as the type of work.
We process financial data in the context of accounting.
Data about your position and activities are processed in the context of communication or public
How does VANHEES METALEN collect your data?
We collect your data when you complete forms (paper or electronic). Sometimes this happens
through a conversation, telephone contact or mail exchange.
Normally we obtain this information directly from you. Sometimes it is also possible that we obtain
them indirectly. This is the case with data about employees of suppliers who are active on our sites
and which we obtain from the suppliers themselves. Where we have obtained your data, we will
then share with you.
If you visit our website, we use cookies on which you can find more information in the section “The
use of cookies” below. We do this in particular to tailor the content and ease of use of that website
as much as possible to you as a user. We also process your data in order to comply with the
obligations arising from the provision of a website and its content and to enable you to make use of
the interactive applications and services on this website.
What are the legal bases for the processing of data by VANHEES METALEN?
In principle, we collect and process your data on the basis of the contractual relationship we have
with you as a result of your order and the contract that we conclude with you. This is also the basis
for the processing of data about suppliers and for processing “accounting”.
Where the processing is not necessary to carry out the contractual relationship, such as in
communication / public relations, it is based on our legitimate interests as a company, in particular
the freedom of enterprise and information. In doing so, we always ensure that there is a balance
between our and your interests, for example by granting you a right of opposition.
Are the data communicated to third parties?
Your data is mainly processed internally in the context of customer management, supplier
management, work planning, accounting and communication / public relations by the service /
responsible person responsible for these activities.
For certain punctual services or assignments, they can be passed on to processors that we rely on,
albeit always under our control.
Sometimes we are obliged to pass on information about you. This is especially the case when we are
legally obliged to do so or when government bodies that have the right to do so request information
from us. In that case, we check whether the conditions for requesting data have been met.
In principle, your data will not be passed on to third countries or international organizations.
Your rights
You can always review the data that we process about you and have it corrected or erased if
necessary. To do this, it is sufficient to request this via, with proof of
your identity. We ask you to prevent your data from being communicated to someone who is not
entitled to it.
If you do not agree with the way VANHEES METALEN processes your data, you can always file a
complaint with the Data Protection Authority (,
Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussels.
The use of “cookies”.
During a visit to the site, ‘cookies’ can be placed on the hard disk of your computer and this only to
better tailor the site to the needs of the returning visitor. These mini files or cookies are not used to
check the surfing behaviour of the visitor on other websites. Your internet browser allows you to
prevent the use of cookies, to receive a warning when a cookie is installed or to delete the cookies
from your hard drive afterwards. Consult the help function of your internet browser.
Google analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “cookies” (text files placed on your computer) to help the website analyse how
users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about Your use of the website (including
Your IP address) will be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google uses this information to keep track of how you use the website, to compile reports on
website activity for website operators and to offer other services relating to website activity and
internet usage. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do
so, or insofar as these third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not
combine your IP address with other data held by Google. You can refuse the use of cookies by
choosing the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in that
case you may not be able to use all the features of this website. By using this website, you consent
to the processing of the information by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.

VANHEES METALEN reserves the right to change this statement and / or this policy. Changes will be
reported to users via the website.