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This text is the Privacy Statement of MEUWISSEN (and of every lawyer, self-employed person and employee associated with it).


With the Privacy Statement, the firm wishes to inform every interested party as well as possible about the way in which personal data are collected and processed. This Privacy Statement applies to all relationships between us and our customers, suppliers, partners, prospects, counterparties and anyone else we come into contact with for our legal and contractual obligations.


Organization :


Meuwissen & C ° BV with registered office at B-2600 Berchem, Cogels Osylei 5 is responsible for the processing of personal data as shown in this privacy statement.


Contact details :


Company seat

Meuwissen & C ° bvba

KBO 0461 972 990

Cogels Osylei 5

B-2600 Berchem


Operating address:

Jan Van Rijswijcklaan 66

B-2018 Antwerp


Tel: +32 (0) 3 248 65 47

contact person: Willem Meuwissen


How we protect personal data :


MEUWISSEN and all its employees take the protection of your data seriously and take appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. If you have the impression that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of abuse, please contact our secretariat via




The controller of your personal data is MEUWISSEN ( MEUWISSEN attaches great importance to your privacy, as a very fundamental right, and therefore does everything necessary and possible to ensure optimal protection of your privacy.


MEUWISSEN acts in accordance with the Regulation of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (hereinafter: “the GDPR) and in accordance with this Privacy declaration.


In addition to the aforementioned GDPR and the privacy statement, we also adhere to the ethical obligations regarding the protection of personal data and we respect our internal privacy policy.


Personal data that we process:


As a law firm & brokerage firm, we usually collect and process the following categories of personal data:

- Identification and contact details

- Financial data

- Family information

- Criminal and legal data

- Professional career data

- Other personal data that you actively provide


MEUWISSEN processes your personal data because of its legally defined powers and obligations, because you use our services and / or because you (have) reinforced them yourself. These are processed by MEUWISSEN with a view to meeting various goals and obligations, such as in the context of financial and general administration, the management of the customer and supplier database, direct marketing activities, the provision of suitable services and the implementation of our agreements. We collect and process the personal data that was provided to us directly and that was obtained through another means, for example through a public source or a website that offers company information.


For what purpose and on what basis we process personal data:


MEUWISSEN processes your personal data for the following purposes (And follows Article 6.1 GDPR, which indicates on the basis of which legal grounds personal data may be processed):


→ in order to comply with the legal obligations that rest on MEUWISSEN: as a law firm and intermediary firm, we must comply with certain legal obligations and we are obliged to collect, process and maintain certain personal data. Reference is made here, among other things, to the obligations arising from the law of 18 September 2017 to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing and to limit the use of cash and the obligations arising from tax and social legislation.

→ To comply with the ethical obligations imposed on MEUWISSEN

→ To perform our contractual obligations, we need to collect and process personal data. In doing so, MEUWISSEN always limits itself to what is necessary.

→ to represent the vital interests of you or another natural person → to represent the legitimate interests of MEUWISSEN, our customers or third parties


Access to personal data:


MEUWISSEN grants access to the personal data only granted to the persons for whom it is necessary to be able to perform their duties. These persons are bound to a strict professional attitude and must comply with all prescribed technical guidelines to ensure the confidentiality of the personal data. We do our utmost to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to, processing, modifying or deleting personal data.


The persons with access to the personal data only process it in the context of their duties. We share the personal data with our employees, the companies affiliated with us and the entities that are part of MEUWISSEN for the same purposes as stated in this privacy statement.


When MEUWISSEN collaborates with third-party service providers, the personal data is only shared to a limited extent, with a view to compliant processing with the highest possible level of protection. We take the necessary measures to ensure that these service providers only process personal data for the purposes and in the manner set by us, and that they offer sufficient guarantees to respect and guarantee the confidentiality of personal data. If one of our third party service providers is located outside the European Economic Area, personal data will only be passed on if an appropriate level of protection is provided and the service provider offers sufficient guarantees regarding the security and protection of the personal data.


Our website may sometimes contain links that lead to third party websites whose terms of use do not fall within the scope of this privacy statement. MEUWISSEN therefore recommends that you read their privacy statement carefully to find out how it protects your privacy.


Finally, personal data will not be made available to third parties for commercial and / or promotional purposes, unless explicit permission has been granted for this. How long we keep personal data: We keep personal data for as long as required to comply with our legal and / or ethical obligations, to provide our services correctly or because we have a legitimate interest in keeping the personal data (longer). to keep.


Sharing personal data with third parties:


MEUWISSEN will not sell your information to third parties and will only provide it if this is necessary for the performance of our legal obligations and powers or the agreement with you.


We conclude a processor agreement with the companies that process your data on our behalf to try to guarantee the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. MEUWISSEN uses a number of services and software packages to ensure the protection of personal data as well as possible.


Cookies, or similar techniques, that we use and automated processing:


MEUWISSEN only uses technical and functional cookies, and analytical cookies that do not infringe your privacy.


Cookies are small text files that are stored on the computer of every visitor to the website. They contain certain information about search preferences so that the visitor does not have to re-enter that information on a subsequent visit to the same website. Some cookies are also often important for the proper functioning of the website. If you do not want a website to place cookies on your computer, you can set this via your browser.


When the cookies are disabled, the website may not function properly. If you wish to block cookies, you can do so via the links below:

- Chrome:

- Internet Explorer:

−Firefox: redirectlocale = nl & redirectslug = Cookies + enable + and + disable

- Safari:


We do not use automated data processing or so-called "profiling".


The rights available to you (See the AVG or Algemene-verregeling-gegevensbescherming-burger) :


Any person whose personal data is processed by MEUWISSEN has the following rights:

- the right to access the personal data

- the right of access

- the right to rectification

- the right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”)

- the right to restriction of processing

- the right to data portability

- the right to object

- the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which has legal consequences for him or which otherwise affects him to a significant extent.


The request to erase data can be refused if it is necessary for the execution of one of the legal obligations, the execution of the agreements or our legitimate interest.


Processing based on prior consent may be terminated when consent is withdrawn.


Privacy statement adjustment:


We reserve the right to change the Privacy Statement. Therefore, regularly consult the Privacy Statement to stay up to date.


Questions, rights or complaints:


If you have any questions or complaints or if more information is required about the Privacy Statement, please send an e-mail to


Please send an email to or send a letter if you wish to exercise one of your rights. We ask you to specifically and clearly address your request so that it can be adequately addressed by us. A copy of the front and back of the identity card must be enclosed with the request.


You also have the right to file a complaint with the Commission for the Protection of Privacy:


Commission for the Protection of Privacy,

Drukpersstraat 35, B-1000 Brussels

Tel. 02 274 48 00

Fax machine. 02 274 48 35




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