Privacy statements of BLACKBIRDS BV.

Privacy Statement

This privacy and cookie statement explains which personal data BLACKBIRDS bv. collect and for which purposes this personal data is used. Furthermore, this privacy and cookie statement points out the risks, rules, safeguards and rights connected to the processing of personal data as well as the way in which the rights related to this processing can be exercised.


The private company BLACKBIRDS bv. is trading under the name BLACKBIRDS.

Visiting address:

Vlaamsekaai 76, 2000 Antwerp. Belgium.
+32 3 2331031

Which personal data does BLACKBIRDS collect for which purposes?

BLACKBIRDS collects personal data in order to identify you. Personal data is data which can be traced back to a person involved, in this case you as a visitor of the website and/or client. We collect and process various personal data, including your email address, username as well as IP address and location data. BLACKBIRDS will never ask you for special personal data such as religious beliefs, political opinions, race, health or otherwise. The purpose of this data processing is to make contact with potential clients and/or to send marketing messages. The legal bases for these processing operations are the execution of an agreement, permission given by you or a legitimate corporate interest. If you do not provide this data, you will not be able to use our services.


BLACKBIRDS will exclusively process the personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. If the processing of personal data is based on explicit permission, you always have the right to revoke your permission. Revocation of your permission does not make previous processing based on permission unlawful but means that the processing has to be terminated and that your data (after any applicable retention period) must be destroyed, unless there is a different legal basis for processing your data.

Processing of personal data

The processing of personal data by BLACKBIRDS is necessary for carrying out its activities and in connection with a legal obligation incumbent on BLACKBIRDS. The processing of personal data does not exclusively take place on the basis of automated processing.

Retention period of personal data

BLACKBIRDS will not store the personal data for any longer than is necessary in the framework of the purpose for which it was collected. The period during which the data is stored will take place on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Administrative data (including personal data): seven years from the date of registration;
  • Other data (including any personal data): five years from the date of registration.

The receivers of the personal data

BLACKBIRDS will not provide the personal data to third parties other than our processors, a third country or an international organisation without your permission, unless BLACKBIRDS is obligated to do so on a legal basis or due to a judicial decision.

Rights of parties involved.

You have a number of rights on the basis of the General Data Protection Regulation. You have the right to request access to your personal data. Additionally, you can ask us to improve, supplement, delete or shield your personal data. Furthermore, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data. Finally, you can request the transfer of your personal data, if the processing is aimed at permission and the processing takes place using automated procedures.  We will process your request within four weeks after submission at the latest. Furthermore, you can submit a complaint to the Personal Data Authority if you see reason to do so.

Cookies and Google Analytics

This website uses techniques that increase the ease of use and make the website as interesting as possible to each user. Examples of these techniques are cookies and scripts (hereinafter referred to as: cookies). A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer when you visit a website. The cookies cannot be used to identify you. We can use cookies to send you relevant offers on the basis of the interests displayed on They also allow us to collect information about the use of our online services. You have the option to set your browser up to reject cookies. The disadvantage of this however is that it can negatively affect the performance and use of the website.

BLACKBIRDS places the following cookies:

– Cookies for communication places cookies or reads data with the goal of enabling communication over an electronic network.

– Cookies without processing places cookies or reads data tracking the behaviour of the user on its own website to improve the quality and effectiveness of the website. These cookies do not contain any personal data.

– Third-party cookies places cookies or reads data from third parties or third parties can read information about the user of the website, (presumably) enabling the tracking of the behaviour of the consumer across multiple websites (not only

– Cookies for statistics/analyses (in Google Analytics). To determine which parts of are of the most interest to our users, we continuously try to measure how many visitors access our website and what is viewed most frequently. We use cookies for this. Statistics are created using the information we collect in this way. This allows us to make the structure, navigation and content of the website as user-friendly as possible. We do not trace the statistics and other reports to individual persons.

If you would prefer websites not to place any cookies at all, you can set up your browser to display a warning before placing cookies. You can also adjust the settings in such a way that your browser refuses all or only third-party cookies. Additionally, you can delete the cookies that have already been placed. Do note that you must adjust the settings separately for each browser and computer you use.

Security of personal data

In using personal data, BLACKBIRDS complies with the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation. BLACKBIRDS ensures the confidentiality of your data by securing it. In doing so, BLACKBIRDS takes at least the following measures:

  1. A secure connection is used on the page where you submit personal data.
  2. Passwords are always stored in a hashed format.
  3. Sending personal data by email takes place using a secure connection.
  4. We take technical and organisational measures to prevent the loss of data or illegitimate processing of it (like attacks). We therefore guarantee an appropriate level of security and have our website tested regularly.
  5. All systems in which (sensitive) personal data is processed are equipped with antivirus software and the most recent security-related patches of all other important software as published by the suppliers of this software.

BLACKBIRDS does not provide this data to third parties (except to Google Inc). BLACKBIRDS is not able to guarantee that the administrators of the websites to which its own website links comply with the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Modifications to the privacy statement

BLACKBIRDS reserves the right to change or modify this privacy statement at any time and for any reason.


If you have questions and/or comments with regards to the processing of the personal data, you can contact us using the contact details below:

Postal address:

Vlaamsekaai 76, 2000 Antwerp. Belgium.
+32 3 2331031

Antwerp, 01-09-2020