Latest update : April 2018

This privacy policy defines and informs you of the way in which Megabyte uses and protects information that you transmit to us when you use this site accessible from the following URL : https://www.megabyte.be (hereafter the “Site”).

Please note that this privacy policy is likely to be modified or supplemented by Megabyte at any given time, particularly to conform to any legislative, regulatory, technological or jurisprudential changes. In that case, the date of the update will be clearly identified at the top of this policy. These modifications will apply to the User from the moment they are put online. Consequently, it is appropriate that the User regularly consults this privacy policy and the use of cookies in order to become aware of any possible changes.

I. PERSONAL DATA

Generally speaking, it is possible to visit the Megabyte website without transmitting personal information about yourself. You are in no way obliged to transmit information to Megabyte.

If you wish to obtain certain information or services from Megabyte, you may be asked by Megabyte to supply your surname, first name, email address, telephone number, company and position (hereafter your « Personal Information »). By providing this information, you expressly accept that they are processed by Megabyte for purposes as described under point 1 here below.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), adopted by the European Parliament on April 14, 2016, and the modified French Data Protection Act of January 6th, 1978, Megabyte informs you of the following :

  • 1. Finality of the data’s treatment

Megabyte is likely to process your personal information :

(a) for purposes related to sending you information or services that you requested (in particular : sending a newsletter, commercial offers, white papers, assessments on the level of compliance, …) ; and/or

(b) for purposes related to gathering information which allow us to improve our Website, our products and services (particularly through the use of cookies) ; and/or

(c) for purposes related to contacting you regarding different Megabyte events, including product updates and customer support.

  • 2. Recipients

Megabyte is the only recipient of your Personal Information. This data, whether individual or aggregated, will never be shared with third parties, except with subcontractors hired by Megabyte (please refer to point 7 here below for more information). Neither Megabyte, nor any of its subcontractors, will sell personal information shared by Website Users.

  • 3. Retention period

Your Personal Information will only be stored by Megabyte for the duration needed to perform the purpose of this data collection.

  • 4. Data Protection Rights

You have the following rights concerning your Personal Information, rights that you can exercise by writing to the following postal address :: Megabyte sa, Boulevard du Souverain 360, 1160 Brussels.

o Right of access and communication of data

You have the right to access personal information about yourself .

However, due to the obligation of security and confidentiality in the processing of personal data incumbent on Megabyte, you are informed that your request will be processed on condition that you provide proof of your identity, in particular by producing a scan of your valid identity document.

Megabyte informs you that it will be entitled, where appropriate, to oppose manifestly abusive requests (by their number, their repetitive or systematic nature).

Right of rectification or deletion of data

Under this right, legislation gives you the right to request the rectification, updating or deletion of data concerning you that we possess.

You can also define general and specific guidelines regarding the fate of personal data after your death. If necessary, the heirs of a deceased person may demand that the death of their loved one be taken into consideration and/or that the necessary updates be made.

  • 5. Response time

Megabyte undertakes to respond to your request for access, rectification or opposition or any other additional request for information within a reasonable period.

  • 6. Compliance with obligations

If you consider that megabyte does not respect its obligations about your personal information, you can address a complaint or a request to the competent authority. In Belgium, the competent authority is the Data Protection Authority (DPA) to which you can send an electronic request 

II. USE OF COOKIES

During your first visit on the megabyte website you are informed that information related to your navigation may be collected using cookies.

Our cookie policy will help you understand how we make it possible for you to navigate our website. It gives you information about the kind of cookies we use on our website, their purpose (part I.) and it will inform you about the possibilities to adapt your browser so that you can find alternative ways to use them.(part II.)

  • 1. General information regarding cookies used on the Megabyte website

During each of your visits, Megabyte will install cookies on the hard drive of your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) to offer you a smooth and optimized access to our website and to collect data regarding the way you use our site. If you do not want the installation of cookies, you can indicate this.

A cookie is a small text file that is stored and/or read by your browser on your device’s hard drive (such as a pc, laptop, or smartphone) and stored by the websites you visit for personalizing our services. These cookies allow us to recognize your device when you visit our website in the future.

The information collected through the use of cookies cannot recognize you personally. Cookies are solely used for the purpose of improving the interactivity and performance of our website and to offer you content related to your interests. This information is not transmitted to third parties unless Megabyte has received your consent or if the disclosure is necessary according to the law, a court order or a judicial or administrative authority.

  • 2. Configuring your cookie preferences

You may accept or revoke your consent to the use of cookies at any time.

There are several tools that allow you to configure cookies

Most Internet browsers automatically allow the use of cookies. Your browser offers you the opportunity to adapt the way cookies are completely rejected or only part of the cookies are accepted or rejected.

WARNING : please note that if you refuse to accept cookies on your device from your browser, you will still be able to navigate this site, but some parts and options may not function properly.

Megabyte declines all responsibility regarding a lesser navigation condition in case you decide to refuse, delete or block cookies necessary for the functioning of our website. These consequences will never be accepted as a reason to claim damages and you cannot demand any indemnities.

Your browser also allows you to delete existing cookies from your workstation or to warn you when new cookies might be stored on your computer. This configuration does not influence your navigation but may remove the benefits of those cookies.