Privacy Notice

This Website is operated by Lex&More BV, as the Data Controller, with its registered office located at Lijsterbeslaan 9, 2820 Bonheiden, Belgium. You can contact us via email: info@juriscom.be for any question regarding your privacy.

Lex&More BV ("JurisCom") is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website (“Website”). It is important that our users understand how we collect, use and disclose Personal Information (as defined below). JurisCom has implemented technical, administrative and physical measures to safeguard any personal information that we may collect.

This Privacy Notice describes our practices related to Personal Information collected through the Website. JurisCom may use cookies and other tracking technologies on its Website.

1 WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DOES JURISCOM COLLECT? HOW DOES JURISCOM COLLECT SUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION?

“Personal Information” is information through which a natural person is identifiable or may be identified. JurisCom collects, uses and processes your Personal Information in order to provide you with services, products or information that you request. 

The collection of Personal Information will be transparent to you, and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to provide it. If you choose not to provide any of the Personal Information requested, JurisCom may be unable to provide the information, services or products you have requested.

JurisCom collects information, including Personal Information, from you when you submit a form or request, such as: name, physical address, the company for whom you work, phone number, email address and fax number, as well as any other Personal Information you provide to JurisCom. 

JurisCom may also collect information through your use of our Website, such as device identifiers, IP address, log files, and location data. Please see “How does JurisCom use cookies or other tracking technologies?” below for more information.

Your mobile or internet services providers may have a conflicting privacy position or policy that permits them to capture, use and/or retain your Personal Information when you visit the Website, but JurisCom is not responsible for and does not control how other parties may collect your Personal Information when you access the Website.

2 WHY DOES JURISCOM COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Our purpose in collecting this information is to provide customized services and content relevant to your specific needs and interests.  Your information may be used by JurisCom to carry out our contractual obligations and allow you access to certain areas of our Website or social media sites.

Except where used in support of a contract with you or to fulfil a legal obligation, our use of your Personal Information will be only for legitimate business interests as set out below. 

Personal Information collected on the Website may be used to:

  • Conduct basic business operations, such as communicate with customers and business planning;

  • Provide legal or communication services;

  • Provide requested information, items, or services;

  • Respond to your request or further process your submitted form;

  • Advertise services and events relating to JurisCom;

  • Improve our services and Website;

  • Verify your identity to ensure security for one of the other purposes listed here;

  • Analyze your behavior on our Website;

  • Respond to a legitimate legal request from law enforcement authorities or other government regulators;

  • Obtain your location data in order to provide requested information or services;

  • Protect against fraud or investigate suspected or actual illegal activity;

  • Develop new offerings, improve the quality of our services, improve and personalize user experience, and better prepare future content based upon your interests and those of our general user population; or

  • Conduct investigations to ensure compliance with, and comply with, legal obligations.

 

3 WHERE IS PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED?

Your information is stored at the JurisCom registered office in Belgium. It is not transferred to other countries.

4 DOES JURISCOM USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO CONTACT YOU?

JurisCom may use the Personal Information you provide to contact you about products, services, promotions, special offers, surveys, and other information that may be of interest to you. If you prefer not to receive such communications, please use the “unsubscribe” function within the Website or let us know by sending an email to info@juriscom.be.

JurisCom will ensure that any marketing communications sent by electronic means will provide a simple method for you to opt-out or unsubscribe. Please note that if you unsubscribe from marketing communications, you may continue to receive communications about our account or transactions with us.

We will also use your Personal Information to contact you in response to a direct inquiry or if you register to receive communications on the Website.

5 DOES JURISCOM SHARE THE INFORMATION IT COLLECTS WITH THIRD PARTIES?

JurisCom may provide access to or share Personal Information on an as-needed basis with its affiliated partners who operate under the JurisCom trade name (“JurisCom Partners”), as well as certain third parties, such as trusted service providers, consultants and contractors who are granted access to JurisCom facilities and systems or which provide services to JurisCom, and with government agencies and others as required by law. In particular, JurisCom will only share your Personal Information outside JurisCom to:

  • JurisCom Partners;

  • Service providers, dealers, distributors, agents or contractors that JurisCom has retained to perform services on our behalf. JurisCom will only share your Personal Information with third parties whom JurisCom has contractually restricted from using or disclosing the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements;

  • comply with legal obligations, including but not limited, to complying with tax and regulatory obligations, sharing data with labor/trade unions and works councils, and responding to a court proceeding or a legitimate legal request from law enforcement authorities or other government regulators;

  • Investigate suspected or actual illegal activity;

  • Prevent physical harm or financial loss; or

  • Support the sale or transfer of all or a portion of our business or assets (including through bankruptcy).

 

6 HOW DOES JURISCOM SECURE PERSONAL INFORMATION?

JurisCom is committed to ensuring the security and integrity of Personal Information. JurisCom has adopted reasonable physical, technical and administrative procedures to safeguard your Personal Information. However, due to the nature of Internet communications, we cannot guarantee or warrant that your transmission to us is secure.

7 HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

The Personal Information you provide to JurisCom is only kept for as long as it is reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, taking into account our need to comply with contractual obligations, comply with legal requirements and provide new or improved services to users. This means that we may retain your Personal Information for a reasonable period after you stopped using the JurisCom Website. After this period, your Personal Information will be deleted from all systems of JurisCom without notice.

8 HOW CAN YOU CORRECT, CHANGE OR DELETE YOUR INFORMATION HELD BY JURISCOM?

You may request to access, update, correct, change, or delete your Personal Information at any time. JurisCom will use reasonable efforts to timely update and/or remove your Personal Information. To protect the user’s privacy and security, JurisCom will take steps to verify the user’s identity before making any requested access or change. To access, update, correct, change, or delete your Personal Information, to ask questions or to raise concerns regarding data protection and privacy, send an email to info@juriscom.be. 

Please note that while we will assist you in protecting your Personal Information, it is your responsibility to protect your passwords and other access credentials from others. 

9 WHAT SHOULD YOU UNDERSTAND ABOUT THE THIRD-PARTY LINKS THAT MAY APPEAR ON THIS WEBSITE?

In some instances, JurisCom may provide links to non-JurisCom controlled websites, which JurisCom will make reasonable efforts to identify as such. JurisCom does not control such third-party websites, however, and cannot be responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other websites. Furthermore, this Privacy Notice does not govern information collected about you by third parties.

10 HOW DOES JURISCOM USE COOKIES OR OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?

 

10.1 Cookies

JurisCom may use cookies on this Website.  Cookies are small text files sent to and stored on users’ computers. We use cookies to allow the Website to recognize repeat users, facilitate users’ access to the Website, and allow the Website to compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements.  Cookies do not damage users’ computers or files.  If you do not want cookies to be accessible by this or any other JurisCom Website, you should adjust the settings on your browser program to deny or disable the use of cookies. However, denying or disabling cookies or similar technology may prevent you from accessing some of our content or using some of the features on the Website. JurisCom may also use cookies and similar technology placed by one of our business or advertising partners to enable JurisCom to learn which advertisements bring users to our Website. 

In addition, JurisCom monitors user traffic patterns throughout its Website according to a user's domain name, browser type, date and time of access, and pages viewed. Our Web servers collect the domain names but not the email addresses of visitors. This information is collected in order to measure the number of visitors to our Website and to determine which areas of the Website users find useful based upon the amount of traffic to particular areas. JurisCom uses this information to enhance users’ experience at the Website and to better prepare future content based on the interests of users.

10.2 Web Beacons

 

This Website may also use web beacons.  A web beacon is usually a pixel on a website that can be used to track whether a user has visited a particular website to deliver targeted advertising.  Web beacons are used in combination with cookies, which means that, if you turn off your browser's cookies, the web beacons will not be able to track your activity.  The web beacon will still count as a website visit, but your unique information will not be recorded.

Information collected by web beacons may include IP address information (see below). Web beacon information is also used for:

  • Advertising and email auditing, and reporting;

  • Personalization;

  • Site traffic reporting; and

  • Unique visitor counts.

 

10.3 IP Addresses

An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer every time you log on to the Internet.

JurisCom may collect and keep track of IP addresses to, among other things:

  • Maintain Website safety and security;

  • Restrict access to our Websites to certain users;

  • Troubleshoot technical issues; and

  • Better understand how the JurisCom Website is used.

 

10.4 Log Files

JurisCom (or third parties on behalf of JurisCom) may collect information in the form of log files that are recording Website activities and statistics about web users' habits.

Log files are used for internal purposes only.  By using log files, JurisCom can constantly improve and customize itsWebsite.

The entries help us gather, among other things:

  • Internal marketing and demographic studies;

  • A user’s browser type and operating system;

  • Information about a user’s session (such as the URL, the date and time our Website was visited and which pages and for how long were viewed on our Website); and

  • Other similar navigational or click-stream data.

 

10.5 Social Network Information

Social network information is any information that you permit a third-party social network to share with third party application developers such as JurisCom.  Social network information includes any information that is part of your profile on a third-party social network.  Such social network may include, but is not limited to, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, google+.

To find out how your information from a social network may be obtained by us (or other third-party application developers), please go on the settings page of the relevant social network. Furthermore, you acknowledge that we may use your Personal Information to match information with a social network for advertising purposes.

JurisCom cannot make assurances about the security of information that you share with third parties, including information you share with social media sites.

11 WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SHOULD USERS KNOW?

Our Website is intended for visitors who are at least 18 years of age, or the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence. JurisCom does not knowingly solicit information from, or market products or services to, children. If you do not meet the age requirements set out above, please do not enter your Personal Information on this Website.

Users from the European Union and other countries with privacy laws:  You have the right to lodge a complaint with your national or state data protection authority, which may also be known as a supervisory authority. You also have the right to: (i) request access to and correction or erasure of your Personal Information; (ii) seek restrictions on; or (iii) object to the processing of certain Personal Information and seek data portability under certain circumstances. 

 

To contact JurisCom about a request to access, correct, erase, object or seek restrictions or portability, please use the contact methods indicated at the end of this notice.

12 HOW MIGHT JURISCOM CHANGE THIS PRIVACY NOTICE?

As JurisCom expands and improves its Website or as legal requirements change, we may need to update this Privacy Notice. This Privacy Notice may be modified from time to time without prior notice. We encourage you to review this Privacy Notice on a regular basis for any changes. The date of the latest version will be identified at the bottom of the policy.

13 HOW CAN YOU CONTACT JURISCOM?

If you have any comments or questions or if there are other things we can do to maximize the value of this Websites, please email us.

If you wish to access, correct, update or erase your Personal Information, or if you have questions about JurisCom’s privacy practices in general or a complaint, please email info@juriscom.be.

Last updated: May 25, 2020

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