Protection of Personal Data
Coastal Carbon attaches great importance to the protection of your personal privacy.
In this Privacy Statement, Coastal Carbon will inform you about the way in which it handles your personal data. Coastal Carbon reserves the right to make changes to this statement if needed, to address the needs and requirements of society, as well as abide by the relevant laws and regulations. Therefore, Coastal Carbon advises you to consult this statement regularly.
Identity of Processing Officer – Data protection officer details
Prof. Filip Meysman is the data protection officer responsible for processing your personal data.
Guarantees for processing personal data:
- Your personal data is always treated in accordance with the applicable privacy regulations.
- Personal data will only be collected and processed to provide the information requested or to provide an online service. Processing of personal data is limited to the intended objective.
- Personal data will not be disclosed to third parties and will not be used for direct marketing, unless you have agreed to this yourself via an ‘opt in’.
- Coastal Carbon takes the best possible security measures to prevent third parties from misusing your personal data.
Purpose and legal basis for the processing of your personal data:
When using our website: you can access most of the information without you having to provide any personal information. In some cases, however, you will be asked for personal data. Certain personal data, such as cookies, is used to develop user statistics and to improve the security of our websites. You can read our policy on cookies below.
Legal basis: consent (cookies) and required for the delivery of the requested service.
Rights of the person concerned
As a concerned party you have the right to see your personal data, as well as to request a correction, removal or limitation thereof. Do you wish to have access to your personal data? This is possible by mailing to email@example.com.
As a concerned party you also have the right to transfer your personal data either to yourself or to a new controller, as far as it is technically possible. If you do want to do this, you must make this known in advance. Withdrawal of given consent is always possible without this affecting the lawfulness of the processing of personal data as this is on the basis of the permission previously granted. To exercise your rights as a concerned party, you can write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a concerned party, you have the right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority (GBA).
Did you notice a data breach concerning personal data managed by Coastal Carbon? Please report the data breach by mailing to email@example.com.
2. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.
3. What are scripts?
A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.
4. What is a web beacon?
A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.
5.1 Technical or functional cookies
Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.
5.2 Statistics cookies
We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place statistics cookies.
5.3 Marketing/Tracking cookies
Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.
6. Placed cookies
8. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies
You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.
Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.
9. Your rights with respect to personal data
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
- You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
- Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
- Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
- If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
- Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
- Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.
10. Contact details
2610 Wilrijk, BEL
Coastal Carbon is a research project, focusing on coastal enhanced silicate weathering (ESW), a negative emissions technology (NET) that uses the natural process of silicate weathering for the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere.