Privacy policy

Broucks is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using our website.

This privacy policy aims to ensure proper and transparent processing of personal data provided through our website.

1. Why?

1.1. The website available at the address (hereinafter called the "Website") is operated by and is the property of Weverij Vandenbroucke nv, with VAT number 0405.449.706 with its registered office at Vichteplaats 64, 8570 Anzegem, Belgium.

1.2. This privacy policy aims to inform you about the processing of your personal data the Website. This privacy policy aims to ensure proper and transparent processing of your personal data. Weverij Vandenbroucke nv strongly recommends users to read this privacy policy carefully.

1.3. This privacy policy only applies to the processing of your personal data on or through the Website. This privacy policy does not apply to the processing of personal data in the context of the execution of service agreements with the customers of Weverij Vandenbroucke nv (in which case the latter is merely the processor and not the controller). This privacy policy also does not in any way cover the privacy policy of other websites or applications referred to via (even permitted) hyperlinks on the Website or of companies or entities that advertise the services of hunt.

1.4. We are responsible for the processing of your personal data. As controller, we take all appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure that the processing complies with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of April 27th 2016 (hereinafter "GDPR"). The employees of Broucks who have access to your personal data have the same obligation to comply with GDPR.

1.5. This privacy policy is made available to you electronically and can be consulted at any time under the 'Privacy Policy' section on the Website. In case of requests or additional questions you can always send an e-mail to: Broucks will inform you within no more than one month of receipt of your request or question about the follow-up.

1.6. Broucks reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time. This privacy policy was last changed on July 15th 2021.

1.7. We must point out that in case of uploading or posting information on the Website you must always have the express permission of the person(s) concerned.

2. Our contact data

Legal form: nv
Company name: Weverij Vandenbroucke
Trade name: ‘Broucks’
Registered office: Vichteplaats 84, 8570 Anzegem
VAT number: BE 0405.449.706
Phone number: +32 56 77 70 47

3. Purpose

3.1. Broucks processes your personal data communicated by you on or via the Website only for customer management purposes, including contacting you, administration, orders, performance of an agreement, invoicing and follow-up.

3.2. Your personal data can also be used for direct marketing purposes. This is the sending of commercial information about our services.

3.3. The processing of your personal data on or via the Website is not the subject of so-called “automated individual decision making”, including profiling. Profiling is any form of automated processing in which personal aspects are evaluated on the basis of your personal data, in particular with the aim of analysing or predicting your professional performance, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.

4. Governing law

4.1. Broucks only processes your personal data if:

- you have given your consent.

- the processing is necessary for the execution of an agreement to which you are a party or to take certain measures at your request for the conclusion of an agreement.

- if your data is necessary for the defense of the legitimate interests of Broucks or of a third party (eg in processing for direct marketing), unless your interests or rights regarding the protection of personal data would outweigh our interests.

4.2. In any case, from the moment you have agreed to our privacy policy - by clicking the 'ok' button at the bottom of the website prior to the processing of personal data on or via the Website - you give us your consent to your personal data to process and you expressly agree with the way in which these are processed as determined in this privacy policy.

5. What data?

5.1. We also process the following data: device data, log file data such as the IP address, browser and operating system, the external website that you have referred and the pages you have visited on the Website (and the date and time of the pages you have visited). This data is processed automatically (even without any registration), only for statistical purposes in order to further improve the website of Broucks.

6. Where? How? And for how long?

6.1. Your personal data is stored on a secure server, see article 9.

6.2. We will not store your personal data for longer than necessary to achieve the objectives set out in article 3. In this respect, we can keep your personal data for some time. We will in any case not store your personal data for more than 2 years after termination of the agreement with Broucks.

7. Your rights

7.1. You have the right to request us:

- access to your personal data;

- improvement (rectification) or deletion (erasure) of your personal data;

- limitation of processing that relates to you.

7.2. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data. You can object at any time and free of charge to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing.

7.3. You have the right to transfer your personal data to another controller.

7.4. If the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. However, withdrawal of your consent does not work retroactively and does not affect the legality of the processing on the basis of your consent before it is withdrawn.

7.5. You have the right to file a complaint with the Privacy Commission / Data Protection Authority.

7.6. The exercise of the above rights depends on the requirements and conditions as stipulated in the GDPR.

7.7. For the exercise of the above rights you can simply submit a request to Broucks at where you need to identify yourself adequately.

8. Our obligations

8.1. We take all appropriate measures to ensure a level of security that is tailored to the risks for the protection of your personal data.
8.2. We cooperate with the competent privacy authorities at their request.
8.3. We will immediately, where necessary and / or mandatory, report security incidents or data leaks (including unlawful processing, loss, unavailability, destruction, damage or unauthorized distribution of personal data) to the Privacy Commission / Data Protection Authority and this no later than 72 hours after being notified. In case such a breach is likely to involve a high risk for your rights, and under the conditions as stipulated in the GDPR, we will also report this to you. In the event that you become aware in any way of such infringement in connection with your personal data or those of others, you can contact us at the e-mail address
8.4. If we were to use certain new technologies or applications for the processing of your personal data, which would probably entail high data protection risks, we will, under the conditions stipulated in the GDPR, create a so-called "Data Protection Impact Assessment" (DPIA) and, if required, prior consultation of the Privacy Commission / Data Protection Authority.

9. Cookie policy

9.1. The Website uses 'cookies' to improve the user experience and the collection of statistics among visitors to The Website. Cookies are small data files stored by the browser on your computer when you consult a website and facilitate the interaction between the visitor and the Website. Cookies do not contain personal data.
9.2. From the moment you have agreed to our privacy policy, including cookie policy, by clicking the 'ok' button before using the Website, you give us the free, specific, informed and unambiguous consent to use. making cookies on the Website.
The following types of cookies are used on the Website:
i. Temporary cookies: these cookies are deleted as soon as you close your browser and are indispensable for you to navigate on the Website.
ii. Permanent cookies: these cookies are used to send information to the web server of Google Inc. / Facebook Inc. / HotJar Ltd. to pass each time someone visits the Website and stay on your computer for longer. These cookies are activated each time you visit the Website.
iii. Functional cookies: these cookies are used in order for the Website to function properly.
iv. Non-functional cookies: these cookies can be used for statistical purposes.
9.3. You have the right to oppose free of charge to the previously permitted use of the above-mentioned cookies. You can address this request at any time to
9.4. The Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the Website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to track 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.
9.5. The use of cookies can be disabled via your computer or other device (settings of your web browser). However, it is possible that the Website will no longer function correctly.

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