This privacy statement mentions what personal data we collect when you use our website, why we collect these personal data, and what we do with them. It is important to us that your data should be handled with care, and we make sure the personal information you submit to us is treated confidentially. Briefly put, our privacy statement comes down to the fact that we:
If you have any questions that have not been answered in this privacy statement, if you have suggestions or remarks concerning its content or if you have any complaints regarding the manner in which we handle your personal data, please contact us. You can find our contact details on our Contact page.
We process your name, gender, email address, and possibly your phone number for the purposes mentioned below.
We collect or use your personal data for no other purposes than those described in this privacy statement, unless we have received your prior consent regarding such other purposes.
When you use our services and products, we ask you to submit personal data. These data are needed in order for us to be able to provide the service or product and are stored by Stb according to the legal retention requirements.
When you send us email or other type of messages, these are recorded in our systems and stored according to the legal retention requirements. Sometimes we ask you to submit personal data that are relevant for the situation in question. This makes it possible to process your questions and respond to your requests.
The website contains forms that you can use to request or download information, to subscribe to our newsletter, to place orders, to enter into agreements or to contact us on various topics.
We store the data you provide to us through these forms for as long as it is necessary or reasonable in order to fully respond to, or handle, your request. Additionally, your request may be recorded in our systems and stored there according to the legal retention requirements.
We use third parties in the context of carrying out our services and activities. If such third parties have access to your data during the process, we take appropriate measures to ensure that your data are sufficiently secure and used exclusively for the intended purposes. Stb shall never sell your personal data to third parties.
Stb has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the personal data submitted by you from unlawful use.
Your data are sent over the internet through secure connections and are processed and stored in certified data centers and on servers belonging to Stb. The personal data are hidden from search engines.
Our employees have a legal obligation to observe your data confidentiality. Our contracts also impose this obligation to third parties that we involve in the carrying out of our services and activities.
When you visit our website, the technical characteristics of your visit are recorded into so-called log files. Examples include the page requested, IP address, date and time, browser type, and so forth. We do not check who uses each IP address at each moment and we therefore do not trace these data back to your person. These log files are stored exclusively for analysis purposes.
Users can subscribe to the Stb newsletter, by which we inform interested persons about relevant developments. Your email address is added to the list of subscribers with your explicit consent, if you give your explicit consent for that purpose and if you are a contact person for an organization that uses our application. Every newsletter contains a link that you can use to unsubscribe. The newsletter subscriber base is not provided to third parties.
Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer.
Read more about this in our cookie statement.
The website includes buttons for following Stb through social media. These buttons are made up of code delivered by the various social media companies themselves. Among other things, this code may place cookies (see above). We have no control on that and we therefore refer you to the privacy statements of the social media organizations in question, so you can read what they do with your (personal) data that they process through these cookies.
The website may also contain links to third party websites. Although these websites have been carefully selected, Stb bears no responsibility regarding these third parties and the manner in which they handle (personal) data.
You have the right to ask us which personal data are stored in our databases about you. If you believe those personal data are not (or no longer) correct or complete, you can ask us to amend, correct, or delete your personal data. Before we process a request, we check the requester’s identity, in order to guarantee the protection of the personal data. We shall process update requests as quickly as possible. If your request cannot be carried out (yet), we shall explain to you the reasons why that is the case. You can send your request using the options mentioned on our Contact page.
This privacy statement is adapted to the use of, and the options included on, this website. Any adjustments and/or changes to this website can lead to amendments to this privacy statement. Therefore, it is advisable that you check this privacy statement regularly.
Apart from the exceptions mentioned above, Stb only makes personal data available to third parties if the law requires us to do so.