hereinafter referred to as “PITCH”, “we” or “us”;
process your personal data when you use the website www.pitch.law (hereinafter: the "Website").
BART LIEBEN BV and PITCH PATENTS BV act in their capacity of co-controllers with regard to the processing of your personal data.
"personal data" means any information relating to you as an individual or information which enables to identify you.
"General Data Protection Regulation" (hereinafter: the "GDPR") means the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
We have measures in place to ensure that your personal data is protected against unauthorized access, deletion or alteration. We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your privacy interests are protected in accordance with applicable law and best practices.
Use of the Website
By using Google Analytics, we collect and process personal and non-personal data collected through your use of the Website.
If you do not consent with the processing of your personal data, we will only process the following data:
The data processed by Google Analytics is used in order to improve your browsing experience and the Website’s functionalities.
In the event you consent to the processing of your personal data for analytical or marketing purposes this data may additionally include:
This data is processed by us in order gain insights on our website visitors and improve our services.
You complete the contact form on our website, available through the following link: www.pitch.law/contact-us.
We may ask you to provide the following details in order to allow us to process your contact request:
By completing the contact form, you naturally consent that we will process your personal data in order to contact you. The details provided by you shall be deleted 12 months after your entry.
Social media links
The Website has incorporated a link to the Instagram, LinkedIn and Youtube social media accounts which are accessible by clicking the corresponding buttons. You accept and understand that by clicking those links certain account information might be processed by that particular platform and is provided to us.
Transfer of your personal data to third parties
Unless we are legally obliged to do so, we will not transfer any of your personal data to third parties without your explicit consent.
Technical measures to protect your privacy
We take reasonable steps to protect your information from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
However, you expressly acknowledge and accept that - in general - the transmission of information through the internet is never completely secure, private or confidential. Therefore, any information sent or received from the Website may be intercepted, decrypted, accessed and/or used by public authorities and/or third parties via email or by using any of the services provided by us, even if technology is used which encrypts such information exchanges.
Unless longer statutory retention periods apply, your personal data which is processed by us will be automatically removed within the following time limits:
We maintain strict policies and security measures to ensure that visitor information in our computer systems and files is protected. Our employees only have access to visitor information they would need to perform their jobs and provide a service to you. All employees are obliged to respect the privacy of visitors.
We make every effort to keep our servers, applications and databases secure and free from unauthorized access and use, using physical, administrative and technological measures to maintain the protection of this information.
In order to run our Website and to provide our services we use a number of third-party technical services. We ensure that these service providers implement similar technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data. A summary of our main processors is listed below:
Cookies are small data files stored in the device memory and allows us to improve the services of PITCH and the overall user experience, to see which areas and features of the services provided by PITCH are popular, and count visits.
PITCH uses both functional cookies and analytical cookies.
Functional cookies are essential for the use of our Websites, as they store user preferences. These are not shared with third parties. Analytical cookies help us to improve our Websites by giving us information on how users interact with our Websites, such as the number of visitors to the site, the pages they visit and the time they spent on the Website. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.
All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
We can also collect information with so-called "web beacons" (also known as "tracking pixels "). These technologies hold electronic images in which can be used by PITCH services or emails and assist in delivering cookies, visits count, insight into the use and effectiveness of the campaign and determine whether an e-mail has been opened and processed.
Most internet browsers allow you to remove cookies from your hard disk, reject cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is installed. Consult the instructions or help function of your internet browser for more details, or visit www.allaboutcookies.com.
Please note that if you choose to block, delete or decline cookies, this may affect the availability and functionality of the Website and the services provided by PITCH.
In this paragraph we will explain to you what rights you have in accordance with the GDPR and how you can exercise them.
You have the right to object to any processing of your personal data:
You can exercise your rights as follows:
1. in writing: by sending a letter to the addresses mentioned in the first paragraph, stating the rights you wish to exercise, and with a copy of your identity card (front and back); and
2. electronically: by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, stating the rights you wish to exercise, and with a copy of your identity card (front and back).
If you request an overview of your personal data gathered by us, we will provide you with a PDF document within a reasonable timeframe.
In certain cases we may refuse your request in whole or in part due to, amongst other things, but not limited to, the applicable statutory retention periods. We will always justify this refusal with an explanation of the reason.
Your data will be kept for at least the period required by law. Unless you request us to delete your personal data or if we are legally obliged to do so, your personal data will be automatically deleted after the data storage periods as mentioned above.
You will be able to contact us by sending emails email@example.com. By doing so, naturally, you consent that all data incorporated in such email is processed by us. We will only process your personal data in order to provide you with an answer to your enquiry.
If you have a complaint about the way in which we process or store your data, please do not hesitate to contact us by sending an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. If possible, we will be happy to solve such issues.
Please be advised that you can always lodge a complaint with the Belgian Data Protection Authority Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussels.