Privacy Policy

Owner and Data Controller Stuw, Hoveniersberg 24, 9000 gent, Belgium Contact email: Types of Data collected Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Application. Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by this Application is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services. In cases where this Application specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service. Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner. Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third-party services used by this Application serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available. Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner. Pictures on activities without registration The student association will inform the user beforehand of any taken pictures. Since there is no focus a particular invididual, no consent has to be given. ( If any of these pictures are used for publication purposes, the student association will ask you for explicit consent. By participation to a activity organized by Home Konvent, the user gives a implicit consent. Data used for registrations for activities For registration, the association requires some personal data in order to guarantee the correct workings of the service. The data is deleted as discussed in section "retention time". Pictures on activities with registration These registrations will include consent for any taken pictures. The user can exercise any of his rights discussed in the sections below. Mode and place of processing the Data Methods of processing Stuw takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data. The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to Home Konvent, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Application (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time. Legal basis of processing The association may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies: Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law; provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof; processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject; processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner; processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party. In any case, the student association will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. Place The Data is processed at the address of the association and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. Depending on the User's location, data transfers may involve transferring the User's Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data. Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data. If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Owner using the information provided in the contact section. Retention time Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for. Therefore: - Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner. The student association may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the association may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority. Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period. The rights of Users Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed. In particular, Users have the right to do the following: Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data. Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below. Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing. Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected. Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it. Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the association. Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User's consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof. Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority. The right to erasure When data is no longer relevant to its original purpose or where users have withdrawn consent or where the personal data have been unlawfully processed, users have the right to request that their data be erased and all dissemination ceased. Requests must be honored without undue delay and at latest, within one month of receiving the request. Requests can be extended by a further two months if the request is complex or if numerous requests were received from the individual. The individual must be informed within one month of receipt of the request with an explanation as to why the extension is necessary. The right to erasure can be refused: where the personal data is processed for archiving purposes in the public interest (for example, scientific research); where data is necessary for legal defense; to comply with a legal obligation; for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest; in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller; where the data is necessary to exercise the right of freedom of expression; where the data is being processed for health purposes in the public interest. I want to be forgotten If you want to exercise the right to erasure, you can ask one of the current members of the student Association of stuw. As it is hard to verify the identity over e-mail, we prefer you come in person. After verification of your identity, the association will contact the data processor. The data processor will delete all data of you, if not needed for legal obligations, legal defense, performance of a task (carried out in public interest) or health purposes in the public interest, in the following month of the request. The user (you) still need give a way of contact, so the data processor can respond to your request if necessary (legal obligation or extension). Additional information about Data collection and processing Legal action The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the student association in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related Services. The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities. System logs and maintenance For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address). Stuw reffers to privacy policy of Stuw ( or for any of these files. Information not contained in this policy More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the student association at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document. How “Do Not Track” requests are handled Stuw reffers to privacy policy of stuw ( on how the server handles these requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies. Changes to this privacy policy Stuw reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page and possibly within this Application and/or - as far as technically and legally feasible - sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the student association. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.