Privacy policy

This is the Privacy policy of the websites of Barco NV and the companies associated with Barco NV (“Barco”). Barco NV is a public limited liability company under Belgian law, whose registered office is established at President Kennedypark 35, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium.

This Privacy policy can be modified, e.g. as a result of new functionalities on the Barco websites that require the processing of personal data. We thus advise you to check this Privacy policy regularly. Any major changes will be announced via our homepage.

This policy should be read together with Barco’s cookie policy, which is available here.

This version of the Privacy policy was modified on 14 November 2017.

When does this Privacy policy apply?

This Privacy policy applies to the processing of personal data via the websites of Barco.

Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?

Barco NV is the party responsible for the processing of your personal data.

For what purposes do we process your personal data?

  • In order to respond to your requests and keep you informed
  • We process your personal data when you, e.g. by signing up for our newsletter or by requesting a brochure, ask to be kept informed of our activities, projects, offers, events, actions and so on.

    For this purpose we can process data such as your name, your address, your e-mail address, your telephone number, your preferred language and the project or the region in which you are interested.

    Depending on the individual case, these data are processed on the basis of your unambiguous consent, on the basis of the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or on the basis of your request to take steps prior to entering into a contract.

  • In order to answer your questions and exchange information
  • If you ask us questions by telephone or e-mail, we will process your personal data in order to respond to your question.

    For this purpose we can process data such as your name, your company name, your position, your e-mail address, your telephone number, your correspondence with Barco and all other personal data that you provide to us that can be relevant for answering your question.

    Depending on the individual case, these data are processed on the basis of your request to take steps prior to entering a contract, on the basis of the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or on the basis of Barco’s legitimate interest in informing you about its activities.

  • For the technical and functional management of our websites
  • We process personal data for the technical and functional management of our websites, in order to personalise the websites and to ensure that the websites is easy to use.

For this purpose we can process data such as your IP address, the pages you visit, the browser you use, the websites you visited earlier, geographical data such as your location, your preferred language and the time and duration of your visit. We do this e.g. by using cookies.

Depending on the individual case, these data are processed on the basis of your unambiguous consent or on the basis of Barco’s legitimate interest in improving its websites and protecting it against cyber-attacks and so on.

Who has access to your personal data?

Barco can share your data with other companies associated with Barco. In addition, Barco calls upon third parties to perform certain (processing) activities, such as hosting the websites. Personal data are not provided to other parties, unless this should be required by law or a court order.

The websites of Barco can contain references (e.g. via hyperlinks) to other websites, which are offered by other companies or by social media. Barco is not responsible for the processing of personal data via these websites. Nor does this Privacy policy apply to these websites.

If you share content from the Barco websites via social media, your personal data will be visible for the visitors of these social media. Barco is not responsible for the processing of personal data via these social media. Nor does this Privacy policy apply to these social media.

How are your personal data protected?

Barco strives to protect your personal data as well as possible by means of technical and organisational measures, such as firewalls and secure servers.

Who can you contact in order to exercise your rights?

You are entitled to request access - free of charge - to the personal data that are processed by Barco, to have them corrected or to object to having them processed for direct marketing purposes.

If the processing of your data is based on consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without this affecting the legitimacy of the processing done prior to the withdrawal of your consent.

You can send the above request by e-mail to dataprotection@barco.com or by post to the above-mentioned address. Barco cannot process your request without proof of your identity.

If you have further questions or complaints about the Barco websites or about this Privacy policy, you can also contact dataprotection@barco.com. You are entitled to file a complaint with a supervisory authority.