Privacy Policy


1. Introduction

This privacy policy is directed at anyone who interacts with Pipelink NV (hereinafter “Pipelink“) via the website and aims to describe how personal data are processed and outlines how Pipelink protects natural persons when processing personal data.

We also refer you to the cookie policy if you are interested in finding out more about how Pipelink collects your personal data.

By providing your personal data on the website and by using the e-mail addresses provided on this website, you declare that you have read and expressly agree to this privacy policy, as well as to the processing itself.


2. Which personal data are processed

This privacy policy covers your personal data. “Personal data” shall be interpreted according to the definition taken from the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016, being “Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“the data subject”); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more elements characterising the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.”


3. Purposes of processing

Pipelink collects and processes personal data when:

  • the data subject has given consent to the processing of his/her personal data for one or more specific purposes, e.g. for the processing of contact details in the context of communication and marketing;
  • the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take measures at the request of the data subject prior to and in view of the conclusion of a contract, for example in the context of recruitment, payment to service providers or monitoring solvency;
  • personal data are collected by means of cookies for the purpose of improving and optimising the use of the website and anonymous statistics.


4. The controller

Pipelink acts as data controller for the personal data processed under its responsibility and is responsible for compliance with this privacy policy.


5. Legal ground(s) for processing

Personal data is processed by the website on various legal grounds as set out in Article 6.1 of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016. If only a contact form and an e-mail address are used, Pipelink relies on consent.

Insofar as the processing of personal data is carried out on the basis of Article 6.1. a) (consent), one always has the right to withdraw the consent given without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing on the basis of the consent before its withdrawal.

6. How personal data is secured

Pipelink treats personal data confidentially and with the utmost care and reasonably secures its systems against loss and/or against any form of unlawful use or processing. In doing so, Pipelink employs appropriate technical and organisational measures, taking into account the state of technology whereby the personal data provided are on servers located in controlled and secure environments.

Without prejudice to the aforementioned efforts, the provider of personal data should be aware that there is always a risk associated with sending personal data over the Internet. Pipelink can likewise never fully guarantee the security and protection of personal data.


7. Personal data use

Employees of Pipelink have access to your personal data only to the extent they need to do so to perform their respective duties. Our employees are contractually bound to treat personal data as strictly confidential.

Service providers shall provide adequate safeguards with respect to the application of appropriate technical and organisational measures so as to ensure that the processing meets the requirements of this privacy policy and applicable law, and to ensure the protection of data subjects’ rights.


8. The storage period

Personal data is kept for the period necessary to comply with legal requirements (including accounting requirements). Personal data collected through cookies is kept for the duration of the session or longer if useful or necessary for the functioning of the website. In the event the data is kept longer than the session, efforts are made to anonymise it.


9. Right of access, rectification, deletion, restriction, objection and portability of personal data

Those who have provided personal data have the right to access it at any time and may correct it (or have it corrected) if it is inaccurate or incomplete, have it deleted, have its processing restricted and object to the processing concerning personal data on the basis of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016.

Moreover, everyone has the right to obtain a copy (in structured form) of their own personal data and to have the personal data transmitted.

In order to exercise the above rights, the provider of the personal data is requested to send an e-mail to


10. Direct marketing

Providers of personal data also have the right to oppose, free of charge, any processing of their personal data for direct marketing purposes.


11. Complaints

The data subject has the right to file a complaint with Pipelink. In addition, the data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, i.e. the Data Protection Authority.


12. Contact details

Questions and comments regarding this privacy policy should be addressed to