Privacy Policy


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Privacy policy

  1. Introduction

    We are committed to respecting the privacy of its potential clients, suppliers, business partners, job applicants, and visitors of its website (the “Website”). Therefore, all personal data provided by you will be legitimately processed by LEGILE in accordance with this Privacy Policy, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation EU 2016/679), and all other existing or new applicable laws relating to personal data protection.

    The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you on how we use your personal data and which rights you have in this respect.

    We reserve the right to update our Privacy Policy, to reflect the developments in the field of data protection. All changes will be notified through a pop-up on our webpage and where appropriate by e-mail. We, therefore, encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 1st September 2023.

  2. When does this privacy policy apply?

    This Privacy Policy is applicable to the processing by LEGILE of all personal data of its (prospective) clients, suppliers, business partners, job applicants, and visitors of the Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the processing of personal data of employees in the context of their professional relationship with LEGILE.

  3. Who is the controller?

    LEGILE is the controller of all personal data processed within the scope of this Privacy Policy.

  4. What sort of personal data do we collect?

    We collect the following personal data from you:


    Identification details

    Such as your name, (e-mail, IP-) address, and cookies.

    Financial data and business-related information

    Relevant to the legal services we provide you, such as billing information.


    Information relevant to the recruitment process

    Such as education, training, profession, employment details, and personal characteristics, such as age, gender, date of birth, nationality, studies, licenses, current and previous functions.

    o   Except legal obligations, we refrain from collecting information regarding health, race, political or religious beliefs, and criminal convictions.


    Usage and Technical data

    Including information about your visit and how you interact with the LEGILE Website, such as services viewed or searched for, page interaction information, browser type, and device type.



  5. How do we collect personal data?

    We will collect your personal data:

    • Directly, when you personally provide us information (e.g., through a contact form or job application, by e-mail, cookies)
    • Indirectly, when we receive personal data from third parties (e.g., personal data received from regulatory authorities, customers, or service providers of LEGILE).

  6. For what purposes and on what legal grounds do we use your personal data?

    We will only use your personal data in the following situations:

    For the conclusion and performance oa contract with you or your organization. This includes:


    o          providing and administering services or solutions as instructed by you or your organization;

    o          concluding, executing, and terminating agreements for the procurement of products or services;

    o          processing of payments and billing;

    carrying out recruitment activities and assessing job applications

    To carry out LEGILE’s business activities and pursue our legitimate interests or those of a third party. This consists of:


    o          establishing and managing our (potential) relationship with you;

    o          carrying out business development activities;

    o          analyzing and optimizing the quality of our services and the functionality of our website;

    o          providing you with marketing/commercial information (postal and/or e-mail);

    o          ensuring the security of our office, systems, and the LEGILE website;

    o          operating and managing our business processes and IT infrastructures;

    o          ensuring proper communication;

    o          in the context of a (potential) corporate transaction, such as a merger, sale, or change of control;

    o          insurance purposes;

    o          preventing, detecting, and investigating fraudulent or criminal activities.

    o          establishing, exercising or defending our legal rights;

    o          protecting the rights of third parties.

    To ensure compliance with legal obligations. This entails:


    o          complying with any applicable law and regulation, court orders, or the requests of authority; and

    o          maintaining records, compliance checks or screening and recording.

    For any other specified purpose communicated to you in accordance with applicable data protection laws and to which you have freely consented to the use of your personal data (e.g., by actively providing us with information for such purpose, or by clicking a checkbox).

    o          Where the processing of your personal data is based on consent you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Such withdrawal will however not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

    o          We will only provide you with direct marketing e-mails (e.g. an e-newsletter) after we obtained your prior explicit consent to receive such e-marketing communications.

              You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for such marketing purposes using the “unsubscribe” link included at the end of a direct marketing e-mail or by contacting LEGILE (see contact details included in Section 12 below).


    Depending on the relationship LEGILE has with you, your personal data shall be processed for different purposes. We will not use your personal data for purposes that are incompatible with the purposes for which you have been informed unless it is required or authorized by law to do so.

  7. How do we secure your personal data?

    We take the appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction and loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, and against all other unlawful forms of processing.

    Examples of such measures are the implementation of a secure IT infrastructure, the conclusion of data processing agreements with third parties and the restriction of access to personal data to authorized persons only.

    However, it should be noted that: (i) in general, the transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure, private, or confidential; and (ii) any information that is sent to or received by the Website may be intercepted, decrypted, consulted, and used by third parties, even if the exchange of such information is encrypted.

    The website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, kindly note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that LEGILE does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or websites. Please consult these privacy policies before transferring any personal data.

    We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

  8. With whom do we share your personal data?

    We may transfer your personal data to the following categories of recipients on a need-to-know basis:

    • to parties involved in the performance of LEGILE’s legal services (e.g., lawyers, legal service providers, arbitrators, mediators, and notaries);
    • to our service providers (e.g., IT support providers and cloud computing providers);
    • to our professional advisors (for example lawyers and accountants);
    • to third parties in connection with a (potential) corporate transaction;
    • to governmental or administrative authorities;
    • to our financial institutions; and
    • to our insurance companies.

    Such recipients may be located outside the European Economic Area (the “EEA”). Any transfers of your personal data to recipients located outside the EEA will be accompanied by adequate safeguards to protect your personal data (e.g., based on an adequacy decision by the European Commission, governed by the standard contractual clauses and/or supplementary measures).

  9. How do we secure your personal data?

    We engage ourselves to only retain your personal data as long as necessary for the purposes included in this Privacy Policy. The criteria we use to determine the retention periods includes:

    • The presence of an agreement between you or your organization and LEGILE: retainment of your personal data as long as needed to provide services to you or your company.
    • The existence of an ongoing relationship: retainment of your personal data for the duration of the ongoing relationship with you, including any disputes or potential claims.
    • Legal and contractual obligations: retainment to comply with our obligations.

    You can contact us on, if you wish to obtain more information, tailored to your specific situation, on our retainment criteria for personal data.

    Upon expiry of the applicable retention period we will securely destroy your personal data in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

  10. What are your rights?

    You dispose of the following rights with regards to your personal data:

    • Access: the right to request access to your personal data and information about its processing.
    • Rectification: we are committed to work with accurate data and therefore encourage you to make use of your right to rectify your personal data where considered incomplete or inaccurate.
    • Restriction: you have the right to request the restriction of your personal data in certain circumstances – inaccurate data, unlawfull processing, request to retain the data, and where the right to object has been invoked. This entails that your data will be stored, but not processed.
    • Object: you have the right to request that we cease processing your personal data, in certain situations:
      • without exception where your data is being used for direct marketing purposes;
      • in a specific situation, where your request has been sustained with a particular reasoning.
    • Data portability: the right to obtain an (electronic) copy of your personal data and, in some cases, the right to have your personal data transferred to you or a third party in a machine-readable format.
    • Erasure: the right to have your personal data erased in several circumstances, including:
      • When your personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it initially was collected;
      • where it appears that your data has been processed unlawfully;
      • in some situations of withdrawal of consent or where you invoked your right to object;
    • Complaints: you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that your rights have been violated and/or if you believe that we do not comply with applicable data protection laws.
    • Should you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, including the exercise of your rights, please contact us by e-mail or regular mail using the contact details provided below.

    Via e-mail:
    Via regular mail:
    To the attention of Vincent Schoeters, Managing Partner.
    Bredestraat 4,
    Antwerp, Belgium .

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