Privacy and Cookie Statement

This privacy policy governs the processing of your personal data by the controller: Oogkliniek Winksele, whose registered office is at Dalenstraat 2, 3020 Herent (hereinafter "Oogkliniek Winksele"). Please read this privacy policy carefully as it contains important information about how your personal data is processed and about the cookies used. By providing your personal data on the website and by communicating the e-mail addresses mentioned on this site, you declare that you have read this privacy policy and that you also explicitly accept it and the processing itself.

Article 1 - General

  1. Oogkliniek Winksele complies with the "Act of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy with regard to the processing of personal data" and the anti-spam provisions of Book XII of the Code of Economic Law on the "law of the electronic economy".
  2. Through this Privacy Policy, Oogkliniek Winksele also complies with the European Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of personal data.
  3. The person responsible for processing your personal data is Oogkliniek Winksele. A declaration has been made to the Privacy Commission regarding the processing of your personal data.

Article 2 - Personal data

2.1. The personal data you provide to us :

  • Category 1: no registration: your IP address ;
  • Category 2: Filling out forms or placing orders without registration: all form fields and your IP address;
  • Category 3: when registering: all fields in the form, as well as your IP address and password;
  • Category 4: via cookies.

2.2 Oogkliniek Winksele may collect information about you (personal data) in various ways:

a. By using cookies (see below);

b. during your registration and use of the website;

2.3. The website also uses cookies that collect certain personal data. For provisions on the use of cookies, see Article 8.

Article 3 - Purposes of the processing

3.1 General objectives :

Oogkliniek Winksele will only use the personal data collected from you for the following purposes:

  • Category 1: the maintenance and improvement of this website and the inclusion of personal data in anonymous statistics from which the identity of specific persons or companies cannot be deduced, the legal basis being the legitimate interests of Oogkliniek Winksele to continuously improve its website and services;
  • Category 2: the management of your account on this website with a view to the use of our Oogkliniek Winksele and our website, with the legal basis of the execution of an agreement requested by you and, if you have indicated so, also the sending of direct marketing, with the legal basis of your explicit and prior consent;
  • Category 3: sending direct marketing, newsletters, campaigns and promotions, on the legal basis of your explicit and prior consent;
  • Category 4: Enhancement of user experience and statistical purposes (see below) with your prior explicit consent as the legal basis;

You are not obliged to disclose your personal data, but understand that the provision of certain services will become impossible if you refuse processing.

3.2. Direct marketing:

Personal data will also be used for direct marketing purposes, provided that you have given your additional explicit consent ("opt-in").

If you are already on our mailing list to receive marketing material in paper and/or electronic form, Oogkliniek Winksele may use your data to send marketing material and other material related to Oogkliniek Winksele, its products and/or services. Oogkliniek Winksele may use the data provided by you to update the documents kept by Oogkliniek Winksele.

This consent can be withdrawn at any time, without justification and free of charge, for example by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the bottom of each promotional e-mail.

3.3. Transmission to third parties :

In the event of a total or partial reorganisation or transfer of Oogkliniek Winksele's business activities, or in the event of Oogkliniek Winksele's bankruptcy, your data may be transferred to new entities or third parties through which Oogkliniek Winksele's business activities are wholly or partly carried out.

Oogkliniek Winksele will make reasonable efforts to inform you in advance that Oogkliniek Winksele may disclose your data to a third party, but you also acknowledge that this may not be technically or commercially feasible in all circumstances.

Oogkliniek Winksele will not sell, rent, distribute or make your personal data commercially available to third parties, except in the cases described above or with your prior consent.

3.4. Legal requirements :

In rare cases, Oogkliniek Winksele may be required to disclose your Personal Data in order to comply with a court order or to comply with other mandatory laws or regulations. Oogkliniek Winksele will make reasonable efforts to inform you in advance in this respect, unless this is subject to legal restrictions.

Article 4 - Duration of treatment

Personal data are stored and processed by us for a period of time that is necessary for the purposes of the processing and the contractual relationship between Oogkliniek Winksele and you.

Article 5 - Your rights

5.1. Right of access and inspection :

You have the right to know at any time, free of charge, your personal data and the use we make of them.

5.2. Right of correction, deletion and restriction :

You are free to decide whether or not to provide your personal data to Oogkliniek Winksele. You also have the right to ask us to improve, complete or delete your personal data. You acknowledge that if you refuse to provide or request the deletion of personal data, certain services and products will not be available.

You can also request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.

5.3. Right of objection :

You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data on serious and legitimate grounds.

In addition, you always have the right to object to the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes; in this case, you do not have to provide any reasons.

5.4. Right to free transfer of data :

You have the right to obtain your personal data processed by Us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and/or to transfer it to other responsible parties.

5.5. Right to withdraw consent :

To the extent that the processing is based on your prior consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent.

5.6. Exercising your rights :

You can exercise your rights by contacting us either by e-mail at or by post at Oogkliniek Winksele Leuvensesteenweg 241, 3390 Tielt-Winge. 

5.7. Automatic decisions and profiling :

The processing of Your Personal Data does not include profiling and You will not be subject to automated decisions by Us.

5.8. Right to complain :

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian Privacy Commission: Commission de la protection de la vie privée, rue du Mail 35, 1000 Brussels, Tel +32 (0)2 274 48 00, Fax +32 (0)2 274 48 35, e-mail:

This is without prejudice to an appeal to a civil court.

If you suffer damage as a result of the processing of your personal data, you can file a claim for compensation.

Article 6 - Security and confidentiality

6.1. We have developed technically and organisationally appropriate security measures to prevent the destruction, loss, falsification, alteration, unauthorised access or accidental disclosure to third parties of the personal data collected and any other unauthorised processing of such data.

6.2. Oogkliniek Winksele can under no circumstances be held liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from the incorrect or illegal use of personal data by a third party.

6.3. You must at all times respect the rules of security, in particular by preventing any unauthorised access to your identifier and your code. You are therefore solely responsible for the use made of your computer, your IP address and your identification data from the Site, as well as for their confidentiality.

Article 7 - Access by third parties

  1. In order to process Your personal data, We grant access to Your personal data to Our employees.
  2. We ensure an equivalent level of protection by providing contractual obligations to such employees and appointees, which are similar to this Privacy Policy.

Article 8 – Cookies

8.1. What are cookies?

A "cookie" is a small file sent by the Oogkliniek Winksele server and placed on the hard disk of your computer. The information stored in these cookies can only be read by Us and only for the duration of your visit to the Site.

8.2. Why do we use cookies?

Our website uses cookies and similar technologies to distinguish your usage preferences from those of other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience when you visit our website and also allows us to optimise our website.

Due to recent changes in legislation, all websites targeting certain parts of the European Union are required to obtain your consent for the use or storage of cookies and similar technologies on your computer or mobile device. This cookie policy gives you clear and comprehensive information about the cookies we use and their purpose.

8.3. Types of cookies :

Although there are different types of cookies, which differ in terms of their functionality, origin or storage time, the legislation mainly distinguishes between functional or technically necessary cookies on the one hand, and all other cookies on the other.

The website only uses the following cookies:

Functional cookies

Name: OogkliniekWinksele_session

Origin : Current domain

Function : Lier la session active du serveur au visiteur (utilisé pour les paramètres de langue, la connexion).

Retention period: Until the end of the session


Origin : Current domain

Function: A token to protect forms from spam

Retention period: Until the end of the session

With regard to cookies placed by third parties (e.g. Google Analytics), we refer you to the statements that these parties provide on their respective websites. Please note that we have no influence on the content of these statements, nor on the content of the cookies of these third parties: Google Analytics cookies.

8.4. your consent :

You can always reject or block cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Disabling cookies may mean that you cannot use certain features of the website.

If you have any further questions or comments about the processing of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us.

You can also find more information about cookies at:
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