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Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of anyone using our site and the confidentiality of any information that you provide us with. The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use any personal information that we may obtain from you via our website.

You may opt out of receiving information from us at any time by email:

Email – gilles@bolland.be

Use and Collection of Personal Information

In general you can visit our website without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself.

However, there are areas of our website where we do gather data as follows:

If you submit an enquiry via our website you will be asked to provide certain information, including name, e-mail address and contact number.

If you register on our website to receive newsletters from us you will be asked to provide your name and e-mail address.

We will store this data and hold it via our externally hosted server and some secure third party websites.

We may use information that you provide:

  • To register you with our website and to administer it;
  • To deal with your enquiry which may include contacting your directly and supplying quotations and further information about our services
  • To send you newsletters if you have opted in to receive them;
  • For assessment and analysis, e.g. marketing, customer and product analysis, to enable us to review, develop and improve our services.

Cookies

We collect information directly from you in a number of ways. One way is through our use of “cookies”. Most websites use cookies in order to make them work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. They help us to understand how our customers and potential customers use our website so we can develop and improve the design, layout, content and function of the site. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by websites that you visit. They save and retrieve pieces of information about your visit to the website – for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site and what information and documentation was of interest to you. This means that when you go back to a website, it can give you tailored options based on the information it has stored about you on your last visit.

We use cookies generated by WordPress in order to manage user logins and other core administrative features. These are considered essential for the operation of this website.

We also use Google Analytics to track visitor data trends and general usage statistics. We do not collect any personal information via these cookies other than your IP address. This information is automatically deleted after 14 months following your last visit to our website. These are non-essential cookies.

The rules about cookies on websites have changed. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can disable cookies on your computer by changing the settings in the preferences or options menu in your browser. You can set your browser to reject or block cookies or to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. You can also delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer’s hard drive. However, please be aware that if you do delete and block all cookies from our website, parts of the site may not work. Likewise, you may not be able to use some products and services on other websites without cookies.

To find out more about cookies, including seeing what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Security

We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data that you disclose online and we will not be responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.

General

You have the right to see personal data (as defined in current data protection legislation including GDPR) that we keep about you upon receipt of a written request.

In the event that you wish to complain about how we have handled your personal data you may also make a formal complaint in writing and we will look in to your complaint and work with you to resolve the matter.

Any requests in line with the above should be sent to our Data Protection Officer (DPO): Gilles Bolland, contactable via gilles@bolland.be

If you still feel that your personal data has not been handled appropriately according to the law, you can contact the ICO and file a complaint with them https://ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/ 

Terms & Conditions

In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

Terminology

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements:

“User”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting Gilles Bolland’s terms and conditions.

“Gilles Bolland”, “Ourselves”, “We” and “Us”, refers to our bolland.be, Gilles Bolland.

“Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the user and ourselves, or either the user or ourselves.

All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the user in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the user’s needs in respect of provision of Gilles Bolland’S stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing English Law.

Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Privacy Statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Please read our detailed privacy policy also available on our website.

Confidentiality

User records are regarded as confidential and therefore will not be divulged to any unauthorised third party, unless if legally required to do so to the appropriate authorities.

Users have the right to request sight of, and copies of any and all user Records we keep with regards to themselves, on the proviso that we are given reasonable notice of such a request.

Users are requested to retain copies of any literature issued in relation to the provision of our services.

Where appropriate, we shall issue users with appropriate written information, handouts or copies of records as part of an agreed contract, for the benefit of both parties.

We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information stored on this website to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by this Bolland.be will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products.

Disclaimer, Exclusions and Limitations

The information on this website is provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Bolland.be:

  • Excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or Gilles Bolland’S literature; and
  • Excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised this Bolland.be of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.

This Bolland.be does not however exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence. The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law. None of your statutory rights as a consumer are affected.

Availability

You are solely responsible for evaluating the fitness for a particular purpose of any downloads, programs and text available through this site.

Redistribution or republication of any part of this site or its content is prohibited, including such by framing or other similar or any other means, without the express written consent of Gilles Bolland.

Gilles Bolland does not warrant that the service from this site will be uninterrupted, timely or error free, although it is provided to the best ability.

By using this service you thereby indemnify this Bolland.be, its employees, agents and affiliates against any loss or damage, in whatever manner, howsoever caused.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns and troubleshooting purposes, our web servers automatically log standard access information including browser type, access times/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL.

This information is not shared with third parties and is used only within this Bolland.be on a need-to-know basis.

Any individually identifiable information related to this data will never be used in any way different to that stated above without your explicit permission.

Cookies

Like most interactive web sites this Bolland.be website uses cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit.

Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting.

Links to this website

If you create a link to a page of this website you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.

Links from this website

We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this website.

Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material.

Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites.

We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site & to read the privacy statements of these sites.

You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them.

This Bolland.be will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.

Copyright Notice

Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exist on all text relating to Gilles Bolland’s services and the full content of this website.

Force Majeure

Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any Act of God, terrorism, war, Political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood or any other natural or man made eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen.

Any Party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other Party of the same and shall use all reasonable endeavours to comply with the terms and conditions of any agreement contained herein.

Waiver

Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any agreement.

No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.

General

The laws of England and Wales govern these terms and conditions.

By accessing this website you consent to these terms and conditions and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of such access.

If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply.

Failure of Gilles Bolland to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and Conditions and any agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be construed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these terms and conditions or of any agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision.

These Terms and Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing and signed by duly authorised representatives of Gilles Bolland.

Notification of Changes

Gilles Bolland reserves the right to change these conditions from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of the site will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these terms.

If there are any changes to our privacy policy, we will announce that these changes have been made on our home page and on other key pages on our site.

If there are any changes in how we use our site users’ Personally Identifiable Information, notification by e-mail or postal mail will be made to those affected by this change.

Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on our web site – you are therefore advised to re-read this statement on a regular basis

These terms and conditions form part of the agreement between the user and ourselves. Your accessing of this website and/or undertaking of a booking or agreement indicates your understanding, agreement to and acceptance, of the Disclaimer Notice and the full Terms and Conditions contained herein. Your statutory Consumer Rights are unaffected.