Confidentiality policy

Data treatment manager

Full corporate name: The Red Line – Maison de l’automobile – Boulevard de la Woluwe 46 Woluwelaan – 1200 Bruxelles

E-mail address: info@theredline.be

Use of personal data collected

Comments: if you post a comment on the platform, the data entered in the form, but also your ip address and the browser user agent are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.

Media: if you are a registered user and you upload images to the platform, we advise you to avoid uploading images containing EXIF data of GPS coordinates. Website users can download and extract location data from these images.

Cookies: if you post a comment on our platform, you will be offered to save your name, e-mail address and website in cookies. It is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you post another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.

If you have an account and log into the platform, a temporary cookie will be created to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to store your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a login cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check “Remember me”, your login cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.

By modifying or publishing an ad, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply indicates the ID of the item you just edited. It expires after a day.

Content embedded from other sites: the articles / pages of the platform can include integrated content (for example videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other sites behaves in the same way as if the user went to that other site.

These websites could collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking tools, track your interactions with this embedded content if you have an account connected to their website.

Statistics and audience measurements: your ip address and your browser user agent are recorded in order to obtain statistics and audience measurements for the platform.

Security

We take the protection of personal data seriously and take appropriate measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure or unauthorized modification. When we receive your data, we always use coding technologies recognized as common standards in the IT sector. We have put in place necessary security measures to prevent the loss, illegal use or modification of the information we receive.

Sharing data with a third party

Your data will not be transmitted to third parties, unless it turns out that this is necessary for the performance of our services or to comply with a legal obligation.

Data retention period

We will not store your personal data for longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data was collected.

If you leave a comment, it and its metadata are kept indefinitely. This automatically recognizes and approves the following comments instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.

For users who register on the platform, we also store the personal data indicated in their profile. All users can view, modify or delete their personal information at any time (except their username).

Rights

You have the right to control and correct your personal data. You also have the right to have incorrect data concerning you corrected, to have it erased or to prohibit its use. Your request can be made to us using the contact form. We will then contact you to make the changes. You can at any time lodge a complaint with the confidentiality committee if you believe that we have misinterpreted your personal data. This complaint can be filed on the website of the Private Commission at the address http://www.privacycommission.be

How do we protect your data?

We are committed to protecting your personal data. We use appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data and your privacy. Your personal data is protected using a combination of physical and computer security controls, including access controls that limit and manage how your personal data is managed, processed and manipulated.

Updated: 04/01/2020