Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer when you visit our website. Cookies help us to do different things, such enabling certain features on our website or measure how visitors such as you use our website.
The data protection laws oblige us to provide you with quite a lot of information, so please bear with us. Should you have further questions regarding the processing of your personal data, do not hesitate to contact our DPO, (which is short for "data protection officer"). You can contact our DPO via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage
Company number 0356.463.617
Whenever you have a question, a request or an issue with the processing of your personal data as explained here, you can just address that question, request or issue to KIK-IRPA.
When you use our website, we will place the following cookies:
How long a cookie will remain on your device (unless you delete it)
This cookie retains information pertaining to the session of the user.
_gat, _ga and _gid
2 year lifespan
These are Google Analytics cookies which allow us to measure and determine how you and other visitors use our website.
We are required to place the hs_js and PHPSESSID cookies. You cannot choose whether or not we use these cookies, since they are mandatory for the website to operate.
For the _gat, _ga and _gid cookies we require your prior consent.
You can give your consent by clicking the appropriate button in the cookie banner. You can withdraw your consent at any time by deleting the cookies stored in your browser. You can find more information on how to do this on the websites of the respective browser manufacturers:
Microsoft Edge: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-10/edge-privacy-faq
We will not share your personal data with anyone but the people working for KIK-IRPA, as well as our suppliers who help us process your personal data. Anyone who has access to your personal data will always be bound by strict legal or contractual obligations to keep your personal data safe and confidential. This means that only the following recipients will receive your personal data:
Your personal data are not sent outside the European Economic Area by us (the European Economic Area consists of the EU, Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland).
Your personal data are only processed at the first moment of collection. Afterwards we immediately use the anonymization features of Google Analytics to ensure that any information collected via cookies is anonymized. Please note, however, that the _gat, _ga and _gid cookie remain on your device for the whole duration of the indicated lifespan (unless you delete them manually). Each time you visit our website, these cookies will be collected again.
As explained earlier, the security and confidentiality of all data we process is very important to us. We have also technical, organizational and contractual measures to ensure that our infrastructure, systems, applications, premises and processes are and remain safe.
When we collect and use your personal data, you enjoy a right of access, correction, erasure, data portability as well as restriction and opposition to processing your personal data. Note, however, that where it concerns personal data processed through cookies, we anonymize immediately. We are no longer processing any personal data, hence no rights can be granted. If you have any complaint regarding the processing of your personal data by KIK-IRPA, you may always contact us via the e-mail address mentioned above. If you remain unsatisfied with our response, you may file a complaint with the competent data protection authority, i.e. the Belgian data protection authority (https://www.dataprotectionauthority.be/)